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An artist's conception of the measurement scale of the universe.01.29.14ARTICLE

A Map Made in the Heavens

Scientists pair precise observations with incredible computing power to create an astonishingly accurate map of the universe. Read More »

01.28.14FROM THE LABS

Plastic Proteins and New Possibilities for InsightExternal link

Berkeley Lab’s Peppytides, interactive models of polypeptide chains, offer new ways to understand nature’s essential machines. Read More »

A nanophotonic solar thermophotovoltaic device composed of an array of multi‑walled carbon nanotubes as the absorber, a one‑dimensional silicon/silicon dioxide photonic crystal as the emitter, and a 0.55 eV photovoltaic cell.01.27.14Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Harvesting the Sun’s Energy Through Heat as Well as Light

New approach developed at MIT could generate power from sunlight efficiently and on demand. Read More »

01.27.14FROM THE LABS

ORNL Study Advances Quest for Better Superconducting MaterialsExternal link

Nearly 30 years after the discovery of high-temperature superconductivity, many questions remain, but an Oak Ridge National Laboratory team is providing insight that could lead to better superconductors. Read More »

01.27.14PRESS RELEASE

Eleven Teams Win Regional National Science Bowl Competitions, Secure Spots in National Finals in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced that 11 teams of middle and high school students won their regional competitions for the 2014 National Science Bowl this past weekend and are advancing to the National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April. Read More »

01.24.14FROM THE LABS

Vehicle Design Innovator Local Motors Signs CRADA with ORNL to Enable the Rapid Design and Manufacturing of Vehicles Through Direct Digital ManufacturingExternal link

PHOENIX — Local Motors, Inc. announces a groundbreaking new partnership with the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Local Motors will work with the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF) at ORNL to develop and deliver technology to produce the world’s first production 3D printed vehicle. Read More »

01.23.14FROM THE LABS

Greenwald, Starkman and Cane Win Top Communications Award From CASE

Three members of the communications team at Princeton Plasma Physics Lab recognized for outstanding work by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. Read More »

01.22.14PRESS RELEASE

Two Teams Win Regional National Science Bowl Competitions, Secure Spots in National Finals in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced that two teams of students — one middle school and one high school — won their regional competitions for the 2014 National Science Bowl this past weekend and are advancing to the National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April. Read More »

From left, Brett Helms, Frank Ogletree and Sumanjeet Kaur at the Molecular Foundry. 01.22.14FROM THE LABS

Cooling Microprocessors with Carbon NanotubesExternal link

Technique from Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry could also work with graphene.
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01.17.14FROM THE LABS

Highly Efficient Broadband Terahertz Radiation from MetamaterialsExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have demonstrated broadband terahertz (THz) wave generation using metamaterials. The discovery may help develop noninvasive imaging and sensing, and make possible THz-speed information communication, processing and storage. Read More »

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