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Technician Mike Myers checks components of stochastic cooling 08.06.14FROM THE LABS

RHIC Run 14: a Flawless 'Run of Firsts'External link

Brookhaven's atom smasher produced more gold collisions than all previous runs combined, and collided Helium-3 and Gold for the first time. Read More »

Image of books and bar charts. 08.04.14PRESS RELEASE

U.S. Department of Energy Increases Access to Results of DOE-funded Scientific ResearchExternal link

The Energy Department has launched the Public Access Gateway for Energy and Science – PAGES – a web-based portal that will provide free public access to accepted peer-reviewed manuscripts or published scientific journal articles within 12 months of publication. Read More »

New theory predicts magnets may act as wireless cooling agents. 07.28.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Refrigerator MagnetsExternal link

New theory formulated by MIT researchers predicts magnets may act as wireless cooling agents. Read More »

Design Engineer Justine Haupt (left) and Postdoctoral Research Associate Dajun Huang (right) prepare a test chamber. 07.22.14FROM THE LABS

Instrumentation Division Nears Production Phase for LSST Camera Sensors at Brookhaven LabExternal link

Precision assembly is required to capture the clearest and most extensive picture of the cosmos. Read More »

In this illustration of a severed methyl iodide molecule, electrons jump the gap from one fragment containing carbon and hydrogen atoms (right) to the other fragment, which contains an iodine atom (left). 07.21.14FROM THE LABS

X-ray Laser Measures Leaping ElectronsExternal link

SLAC experiment provides new insight about how electrons move across molecules. Read More »

The experimental chamber setup is seen from the front, with high speed camera looking into the chamber from the left. 07.16.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Getting a Charge Out of Water DropletsExternal link

MIT researchers discover water condensing and jumping from a superhydrophobic surface can be harnessed to produce electricity. Read More »

NERSC (National Energy Research Scientific Computing) Hopper supercomputer cluster at the OSF (Oakland Scientific Facility). Cray ECOphlex water-cooled supercomputers.07.14.14ARTICLE

Happy Birthday, NERSC

Four researchers celebrate the 40th birthday of Berkeley Lab’s supercomputing center by sharing stories of its illuminating science. Read More »

This image shows the results of calculations aimed at determining which of six chemical elements would make the best catalyst for promoting an ammonia synthesis reaction. 07.11.14FROM THE LABS

Uncertainty Gives Scientists New Confidence in Search for Novel MaterialsExternal link

SLAC, Stanford advance will benefit thousands of computational studies in wide range of fields. Read More »

Materials can be described as being on a spectrum from a perfectly ordered crystal to a perfectly disordered anticrystal. 07.07.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Consider the ‘Anticrystal’External link

Physicists at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago have evidence that a new concept should undergird our understanding of most materials: the anticrystal, a theoretical solid that is completely disordered. Read More »

Graphical representation of the chemistry in the early stages of soot formation. 07.01.14FROM THE LABS

Up in Flames: Evidence Confirms Combustion TheoryExternal link

Berkeley Lab and University of Hawaii research outlines the story of soot, with implications for cleaner-burning fuels. Read More »

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