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10.03.14PRESS RELEASE

President Obama Honors Nation’s Top Scientists and InnovatorsExternal link

President Obama today announced a new class of recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation—our Nation’s highest honors for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology. Included in this new class of recipients was SLAC Director Emeritus Dr. Burton Richter. Read More »

A simulated collision of lead ions, courtesy the ALICE experiment at CERN. 10.03.14FROM THE LABS

A Closer Look at the Perfect FluidExternal link

Researchers at Berkeley Lab and their collaborators have honed a way to probe the quark-gluon plasma, the kind of matter that dominated the universe immediately after the big bang. Read More »

10.03.14FROM THE LABS

Fast and Rigorous: Finding Surface Reflectivity by Looking Up at CloudsExternal link

New method developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory efficiently estimates surface reflectivity from incoming sunlight bounced back by clouds. Read More »

Iowa State University 10.02.14University Research

Iowa State Physicists Among Teams Preparing for New Energy Department SupercomputerExternal link

A team of Iowa State University nuclear physicists is preparing to scale up its computer codes for Cori, the next-generation supercomputer being developed by the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center. Read More »

Clemson University 10.02.14University Research

Researchers Get $5.25M to Advance Nuclear Technologies in S. CarolinaExternal link

A team of environmental scientists and engineers from Clemson University, the University of South Carolina and South Carolina State University will use grant to make a direct positive impact on South Carolina in the advancement of monitoring, remediation and disposal of radioactive contaminants. Read More »

10.02.14FROM THE LABS

Team Advances Understanding of the Greenland Ice Sheet’s Meltwater ChannelsExternal link

An international research team’s field work is showing that, well, things are more complicated than we thought. Read More »

10.02.14FROM THE LABS

Martin L. Perl, Winner of 1995 Nobel Prize for Discovery of Tau Lepton, Dead at 87External link

Martin L. Perl, a professor emeritus of physics at Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize in physics for discovery of the tau lepton, died Sept. 30 at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto at the age of 87. Read More »

Chicago University 10.01.14University Research

Deceptive-looking Vortex Line in Superfluid Led to Twice-mistaken IdentityExternal link

University of Chicago physicists have shown that a group of scientists were incorrect when they concluded that a mysterious effect found in superfluids indicated the presence of solitons—exotic, solitary waves. Read More »

Brown University 10.01.14University Research

Adding Natural Uncertainty Improves Mathematical ModelsExternal link

Mathematicians from Brown University have introduced a new element of uncertainty into an equation used to describe the behavior of fluid flows. Read More »

Photomultiplier tubes lining the walls of the Daya Bay neutrino detector. 10.01.14FROM THE LABS

Hide & Seek: Sterile Neutrinos Remain ElusiveExternal link

Daya Bay neutrino experiment publishes a new result on its first search for a "sterile" neutrino. Read More »

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