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An photo of Sidney Drell and President Obama. 02.04.13FROM THE LABS

Obama Honors Sidney Drell with National Medal of ScienceExternal link

SLAC Deputy Director Emeritus Sidney Drell was one of 12 distinguished researchers to receive the National Medal of Science on Friday, Feb. 1, for his work in quantum physics and service as a science adviser on national security and intelligence. Read More »

A group of students and a teacher holding a banner.02.04.13Article

No (Brain)power Outage at a Competition Like No Other

Winners for the third week of the National Science Bowl have been determined. See the finalists, and return for future updates here: Read More »

An photo of a high-resolution sum frequency generation spectrometer.01.30.13Article

It Still Smells A Lot Like – Christmas?

A new instrument from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory provides unprecedented insights to aerosol particles.

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A group of students and a teacher holding a banner.01.28.13Article

The Second Week of A Competition Like No Other has Concluded

New Finalists for the National Science Bowl have been determined. See the winners, and return for future updates here: Read More »

A group of students and teachers holding a banner.01.24.13Article

A Competition Like No Other has Begun

The first National Science Bowl regionals have been decided. See the winners, and return for future updates here: Read More »

A group of students gathered around a table.01.16.13Article

The Battle of Wits Begins

Thousands of students are set to compete in the National Science Bowl. Read More »

An photo of a laboratory building. 01.11.13FROM THE LABS

Ever Wanted a Look Inside a Lab?External link

Take a virtual tour of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, including its photoelectron spectrometer, its STORM microscope and even its solar array.
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An image of a supernova next to a galaxy. 01.09.13FROM THE LABS

The Farthest Supernova Yet for Measuring Cosmic HistoryExternal link

Berkeley Lab-based Supernova Cosmology Project uses Hubble Space Telescope data to discover the most distant well-measured Type Ia supernova ever found.
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An image of a geyser at Yellowstone National Park.01.07.13Article

Novel Group of Microorganisms Found in Yellowstone Hot Springs

Discovery of a new phylum is key to understanding microbial community structure and function. Read More »

An image of computer simulated molecules. 01.03.13FROM THE LABS

How Computers Push on the Molecules They SimulateExternal link

Berkeley Lab bioscientists and their colleagues decipher a far-reaching problem in computer simulations.
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