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Organics Energize Solar Cell ResearchExternal link

Scientists from Tulane University are using Mira to advance next-generation solar energy technologies by probing the functional interfaces found in organic and hybrid solar cells. ALCF staff helped accelerate their research by enhancing the team’s code so simulations run up to 30 percent faster on the supercomputer. Read More »

Arizona State University 09.25.15University Research

ASU Research Team Digs Up the Dirt on Microscopic BiodiversityExternal link

A team of researchers from Arizona State University and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab has discovered that thousands of bacteria living in soil are connected by a complex metabolic relationship. Read More »


Muon G-2 Magnet Successfully Cooled Down and Powered UpExternal link

It survived a month-long journey over 3200 miles, and now the delicate and complex electromagnet is well on its way to exploring the unknown. Read More »


NSLS-II Scientists Find Flexible Boundary Between Phases of Matter Within Supercritical FluidsExternal link

Physicists at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II)—a Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility at Brookhaven National Laboratory—led a study to better understand the nature of the boundary between phases and the behavior of supercritical fluids, using high-energy x-rays to examine the atomic structures of supercritical fluids at different temperatures and pressures. Read More »

University of Wisconsin-Madison 09.24.15University Research

New Data From Antarctic Detector Firms Up Cosmic Neutrino SightingExternal link

Researchers using the IceCube Neutrino Observatory have sorted through the billions of subatomic particles that zip through its frozen cubic-kilometer-sized detector each year to gather powerful new evidence in support of 2013 observations confirming the existence of cosmic neutrinos. Read More »

University of Massachusetts Amherst 09.24.15University Research

Characterizing the Forces That Hold Everything TogetherExternal link

UMass Amherst physicists, with others, provide a new software tool and database to help materials designers with the difficult calculations needed to predict the magnitude of van der Waals interactions between anisotropic or directionally dependent bodies such as those illustrated, with long-range torques. Read More »

Michigan University 09.24.15University Research

Dark Energy Probe Involving the University of Michigan Reaches Critical MilestoneExternal link

University of Michigan researchers will build critical components of DESI, the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument whose mission is to shed light on the role of dark energy in the history of the universe's expansion. Read More »


Dirty, Crusty Meals Fit for (Long-Dormant) MicrobesExternal link

Scientists at Berkeley Lab and the Joint Genome Institute have revealed that even dusty, harsh desert environments contain a variety of microbes, which, when awoken, consume a virtual smorgasbord of metabolites; each type of microbe consuming a small range of metabolites, thereby avoiding pure competition and likely increasing species diversity. Read More »

Northern Illinois University 09.23.15University Research

Physics Flexes its MusclesExternal link

‘High energy’ researchers at Northern Illinois University attract $1.77 million in new grants. Read More »


Argonne Microbial Ecologist Jack Gilbert Named One of Popular Science’s "Brilliant 10"External link

Jack Gilbert, a microbial ecologist and group leader in Argonne National Laboratory's Biosciences division, has been named one of Popular Science's "Brilliant 10" for his environmental and biomedical-focused research as part of the magazine's 14th annual awards list. Read More »

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