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Ivan Vitev (top right) at LANL has done outstanding work in nuclear physics, thanks to the DOE Early Career Research Program Award.09.22.15ARTICLE

Seeing Quarks and Gluons Through Jets and Silhouettes

Second in a series of profiles on the recipients of DOE’s Office of Science early career awards: Ivan Vitev, a Los Alamos National Lab scientist who shows how the building blocks of matter are organized in Nature’s toy box. Read More »

A 3D illustration of a metasurface skin cloak made from an ultrathin layer of nanoantennas (gold blocks) covering an arbitrarily shaped object. Light reflects off the cloak (red arrows) as if it were reflecting off a flat mirror. 09.17.15FROM THE LABS

Making 3D Objects DisappearExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers create ultrathin invisibility cloak. Read MoreExternal linkage

Bird's-eye view of the underground Daya Bay Far Hall during installation. 09.11.15FROM THE LABS

Best Precision Yet for Neutrino Measurements at Daya BayExternal link

By tracking the transformation of neutrinos, scientists hope to answer fundamental physics questions. Read MoreExternal linkage

Theodore Betley (top right), a Harvard University scientist who is catalyzing transformations for chemicals and students.09.10.15ARTICLE

Catalysts on the Cusp of Coming Apart

First in a series of profiles on the recipients of DOE’s Office of Science early career awards: Theodore Betley, a Harvard University scientist who is catalyzing transformations for chemicals and students. Read More »

Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider's PHENIX detector. 09.01.15FROM THE LABS

Tiny Drops of Early Universe 'Perfect' FluidExternal link

First results from collisions of three-particle ions with gold nuclei reveal clear-cut evidence of primordial soup's signature particle flow. Read MoreExternal linkage

Plasma wakefield acceleration of both particle types, as shown in this simulation, could lead to smaller and more powerful colliders than today’s machines. 08.26.15FROM THE LABS

Antimatter Catches a Wave at SLACExternal link

Accelerating positrons with plasma is a step toward smaller and cheaper particle colliders. Read MoreExternal linkage

This illustration shows a protein complex at work in brain signaling. It contains two joined protein complexes: SNARE, shown in blue, red, and green, and synaptotagmin-1, shown in orange. 08.17.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists Discover Atomic-Resolution Details of Brain SignalingExternal link

X-ray laser experiment at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory reveals never-before seen neural messaging details which could help in designing new drugs for brain disorders. Read MoreExternal linkage

At the Department of Energy’s EMSL, scientists from around the world conduct experimental and theoretical research to understand the environment on a molecular level. 08.03.15ARTICLE

In the International Year of Soils, EMSL Researchers Dig Deep

Researchers at EMSL study the components and inhabitants of soil communities, gathering data to better understand and model how factors – agriculture, climate changes, ecosystems activities – change soil chemistry. Read More »

2015 PNNL Science as Art Calendar 07.29.15USER FACILITY

Researchers Build Bacteria’s Photosynthetic EngineExternal link

Scientists used the Titan supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to create a 100-million-atom simulation of a chromatophore, providing an unprecedented look at how bacteria harvest light for food. Read MoreExternal linkage

Brookhaven researchers Sergei Maslov (left) and Alexi Tkachenko developed a theoretical model to explain molecular self-replication. 07.28.15FROM THE LABS

New Computer Model Could Explain how Simple Molecules Took First Step Toward LifeExternal link

Two Brookhaven researchers developed theoretical model to explain the origins of self-replicating molecules. Read MoreExternal linkage