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02.11.16From the Labs

SLAC X-ray Laser Turns Crystal Imperfections into Better Images of Important BiomoleculesExternal link

A new study of imperfect crystals at SLAC’s LCLS X-ray laser has shown that the imperfections can be exploited to obtain much higher-resolution images than with conventional methods. Read More »

02.09.16User Facility

MAGIC Continues to Inspire InsightsExternal link

Researchers from multiple institutions are using the data obtain through MAGIC – the sea voyages in 2012 and 2013 that took continuous measurements of clouds and precipitation, aerosols, and atmospheric radiation from radiosondes launched by weather balloons every 6 hours over 200 days at sea – and improving our understanding of marine clouds. Read More »

02.09.16

FY 2017 President’s Budget Request for DOE’s Office of Science.pdf file (7.0MB)

DOE Office of Science Director Cherry Murray presents the details of White House FY 2017 budget request. Read More »

02.09.16From the Labs

NREL Explains the Higher Cellulolytic Activity of a Vital MicroorganismExternal link

Researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) say better understanding of a bacterium could lead to cheaper production of cellulosic ethanol and other advanced biofuels. Read More »

Carnegie Institution for Science 02.09.16University Research

Making Sense of Metallic GlassExternal link

A team including Carnegie’s Qiaoshi “Charles” Zeng and Ho-kwang “Dave” Mao, among others, is trying to figure out the rules that govern metallic glass’s creation by looking at metallic glasses under extreme pressures. Read More »

02.08.16User Facility

Revealing Complex 3-D Graphite Structures in Cast IronExternal link

Scientists used the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Photon Source (APS) to create 3-D images of cast iron, revealing striking details of graphite particle distribution, size, and morphology inaccessible to 2-D imaging. Read More »

02.08.16From the Labs

Chiral Magnetic Effect Generates Quantum CurrentExternal link

Scientists at the U.S Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University have discovered a new way to generate very low-resistance electric current in a new class of materials. Read More »

02.08.16From the Labs

Graphene is Strong, But Is It Tough?External link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed the first known statistical theory for the toughness of polycrystalline graphene, which is made with chemical vapor deposition, and found that it is indeed strong (albeit not quite as strong as pristine monocrystalline graphene), but more importantly, its toughness—or resistance to fracture—is quite low. Read More »

02.05.16From the Labs

PPPL and Princeton University Physicists Join German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Wendelstein 7-X CelebrationExternal link

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) physicists collaborating on the Wendelstein 7-X (W 7-X) stellarator fusion energy device in Greifswald, Germany, were on hand for the Feb. 3 celebration when German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed a button to produce a hydrogen-fueled superhot gas called a plasma. Read More »

Cornell University 02.05.16University Research

Researchers Seek Efficient Means of Splitting WaterExternal link

Researchers at Cornell University have observed the catalytic reactions that pull apart water molecules are not distributed evenly across the surface of the semiconductor titanium dioxide, occurring only at “hotspots.” Read More »

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