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2014

The Palomar 48 inch telescope. 05.21.14FROM THE LABS

Confirmed: Stellar Behemoth Self-Destructs in a Type IIb SupernovaExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers help catch a Wolf-Rayet hours after it goes supernova. Read More »

Close-up of structural supercapacitor. 05.20.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Liberating Devices From Their Power CordsExternal link

New device developed at Vanderbilt University is a supercapacitor that stores electricity by assembling electrically charged ions on the surface of a porous material, instead of storing it in chemical reactions the way batteries do. Read More »

The Enrico Fermi and Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award.05.19.14PRESS RELEASE

The Department of Energy Invites Nominations for the 2014 Ernest Orlando Lawrence and Enrico Fermi Awards

Nominations for the 2014 Ernest Orlando Lawrence and Enrico Fermi Awards are being accepted until July 31, 2014. Read More »

Researchers have developed a method to create air-stable water droplet networks. 05.14.14FROM THE LABS

Novel ORNL Technique Enables Air-Stable Water Droplet NetworksExternal link

New method will be valuable for applications in biological sensing and membrane research. Read More »

Despite its name, the Dead Sea supports algae, bacteria and fungi. 05.13.14FROM THE LABS

Sweet Applications From Salty Adaptations

Joint Genome Institute’s study of a salt-tolerant fungus could lead to significant improvements in agriculture. Read More »

At low charge carrier density, the microscopic flyovers revealed somewhat static, ordered electrons—the 05.12.14FROM THE LABS

Scientists Find Solution to Two Long-Standing Mysteries of Cuprate High-Temperature SuperconductivityExternal link

Findings unequivocally link two "personality" changes of electrons at critical point. Read More »

Element 117, first discovered by Lawrence Livermore researchers and Russian collaborators, has been reproduced by an international consortium. 05.05.14FROM THE LABS

Element 117 a Step Closer to Being Named and Officially Added to the Periodic TableExternal link

International collaboration works with Lawrence Livermore and Oak Ridge National Laboratories to confirm new element. Read More »

Simulations by Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute reveal the potential of graphene oxide frameworks, pictured in black, to remove contaminants such as salt ions, seen in blue and green, from water. 04.29.14FROM THE LABS

‘Sweet Spot’ For Salty WaterExternal link

Oak Ridge National Lab and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute simulations point to new material’s potential in water purification. Read More »

2014 National Science Bowl04.28.14PRESS RELEASE

Students from California and Massachusetts win DOE’s 24th National Science Bowl

Competition highlights importance of investing in next generation of leaders in science. Read More »

2013 NSB 04.25.14ARTICLE

It’s Time for the Final Answers and Winning Rewards

The Finals of the 2014 National Science Bowl are happening this weekend. Keep checking back for updates and results of your favorite teams. Read More »

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