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MIT University 07.09.15University Research

Why Do Puddles Stop Spreading?External link

Simple everyday phenomenon was unexplained by physics — until now. Read More »

University California Berkeley 07.08.15University Research

Bats Do It, Dolphins Do It...Now Humans Can Do It, TooExternal link

University of California, Berkeley, physicists have used graphene to build lightweight ultrasonic loudspeakers and microphones, enabling people to mimic bats or dolphins’ ability to use sound to communicate and gauge the distance and speed of objects around them. Read More »


Up, Up, and Away!External link

This summer, researchers are launching an unprecedented number of weather balloons in rural Oklahoma to collect data to help improve how weather and climate models predict the diurnal cycle of rainfall and cloud development. Read More »


Energy Secretary Moniz to Bestow Ernest Orlando Lawrence Awards on July 23rd.pdf file (19KB)

To attend the ceremony, please RSVP by Friday, July 17th.


Unlocking Lignin for Sustainable BiofuelExternal link

Using high-performance computing, a group of researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have provided insight into unraveling the tightly wound network of molecules that make up plant cell walls, and transforming them into more affordable biofuels. Read More »


Big PanDA and Titan Merge to Tackle Torrent of LHC's Full-Energy Collision DataExternal link

Workload handling software has broad potential to maximize use of available supercomputing resources. Read More »


Aluminum Clusters Shut Down Molecular Fuel FactoryExternal link

Despite decades of industrial use, the exact chemical transformations occurring within zeolites, a common material used in the conversion of oil to gasoline, remain poorly understood. Now scientists have found a way to locate-with atomic precision-spots within the material where chemical reactions take place, and how these spots shut down. Read More »


Autonomous Taxis Would Deliver Significant Environmental and Economic BenefitsExternal link

New Berkeley Lab study finds lower greenhouse gas emissions on per-mile basis for driverless cars deployed as taxis. Read More »

The Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Light Source Facility at Dusk.07.07.15ARTICLE

It All Comes to Light

New advances, including light sources, allow for non-destructive techniques for examining old artifacts. Read More »


The Rise and Fall of Core-Collapse SupernovaeExternal link

2D and 3D models run at NERSC and Oak Ridge National Laboratory shed a new light on what fuels an exploding star. Read More »

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