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Argonne materials scientists announced a new technique to grow these little forests at the microscale (the scale shows 100 micrometers, which is about the diameter of a single human hair). 02.03.14From the Labs

Good Hair DayExternal link

New technique developed by scientists at Argonne National Laboratory grows tiny 'hairy' materials at the microscale. Read MoreExternal linkage

An artist's conception of the measurement scale of the universe.01.29.14Article

A Map Made in the Heavens

Scientists pair precise observations with incredible computing power to create an astonishingly accurate map of the universe. Read More »

A nanophotonic solar thermophotovoltaic device composed of an array of multi‑walled carbon nanotubes as the absorber, a one‑dimensional silicon/silicon dioxide photonic crystal as the emitter, and a 0.55 eV photovoltaic cell.01.27.14Article

Harvesting the Sun’s Energy Through Heat as Well as Light

New approach developed at MIT could generate power from sunlight efficiently and on demand. Read More »

From left, Brett Helms, Frank Ogletree and Sumanjeet Kaur at the Molecular Foundry. 01.22.14From the Labs

Cooling Microprocessors with Carbon NanotubesExternal link

Technique from Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry could also work with graphene.
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2014 NSB01.15.14Press Release

Adding Students and Multiplying Scientists

The 2014 National Science Bowl is set to begin. Read More »

The Enrico Fermi Award.01.13.14Press Release

President Obama Names Scientists Bard and Sessler as Enrico Fermi Award Recipients

On Monday, February 3rd, Secretary Moniz will present one of the government’s most prestigious awards for scientific achievement to two of the nation’s most distinguished researchers. Read More »

Brookhaven Lab scientists (from left) Kumudu Mudiyanselage, Ashleigh Baber, Fang Xu, and Dario Stacchiola. 01.08.14From the Labs

Catching Catalysts in ActionExternal link

Researchers at Brookhaven Lab have demonstrated an unprecedented ability to follow chemical reactions in real-time, and see the play-by-play of energy conversion. Read MoreExternal linkage

The Coherent X-ray Imaging experimental station at SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source.01.06.14Article

Protein Puzzles and Scientific Solutions

Researchers at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory solve fiendishly complicated structures using X-ray savvy and serious computing power. Read More »

PNNL Science as Art Calendar 01.02.14From the Labs

A Year in the Beauty of Discovery and InnovationExternal link

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory publishes its 2014 Science as Art calendar. Read MoreExternal linkage

The photosynthetic megacomplex from a cyanobacterium.12.30.13Article

Observing the Sparks of Life

EFRC researchers isolate a photosynthetic complex — arguably the most important bit of organic chemistry on the planet — in its complete functioning state. Read More »