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In this artistic rendering, a magnetic pulse (right) and X-ray laser light (left) converge on a high-temperature superconductor to study the behavior of its electrons. 11.05.15From the Labs

Researchers Discover a New Dimension to High-Temperature SuperconductivityExternal link

An unprecedented blend of intense magnetic and x-ray laser pulses produces surprising 3-D effect. Read MoreExternal linkage

President Barack Obama greets 2014 Enrico Fermi Award recipients Charles Shank, left, and Claudio Pellegrini in the Oval Office, Oct. 20, 2015. 10.21.15Article

President Obama Honors Extraordinary Scientists Who Advanced Our Understanding of the Natural WorldExternal link

Claudio Pellegrini and Chuck Shank receive the 2014 Enrico Fermi Presidential Award. Read MoreExternal linkage

Red blood cells (red) and circulating tumor cells (green) traveling through a microfluidic cell sorting device as simulated by uDeviceX. 10.19.15User Facility

Flowing Toward Red Blood Cell BreakthroughsExternal link

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility users employ Titan to understand circulating tumor cells, sickle cell anemia, and drug delivery. Read MoreExternal linkage

Claudio Pellegrini (right) and SLAC scientist Herman Winick in the klystron gallery of SLAC's linear accelerator. Pellegrini and Winick were instrumental in making the idea for LCLS a reality.10.14.15Profile

Understanding Nature, Accelerating Electrons, and Advancing Science

Profile of Fermi Award winner Claudio Pellegrini. Read More »

Chuck Shank presenting his “Vision 2010” plan during his annual address to employees at Berkeley Lab.10.07.15Profile

A Passionate Scientist, a Picosecond Pioneer and a Presidential Honoree

Profile of Fermi Award winner Chuck Shank. Read More »

A surfactant template guides the self-assembly of functional polymer structures in an aqueous solution. 10.06.15From the Labs

ORNL Researchers Find ‘Greener’ Way to Assemble Materials for Solar ApplicationsExternal link

Using three Office of Science User Facilities, scientists found a way to control the self-assembly of photovoltaic polymers with exquisite precision, using a detergent-like molecule as a template. Read MoreExternal linkage

Neutrinos are the ghosts of the universe. They pass through all matter and travel at near the speed of light. And some begin with a star’s violent death. Alysia Marino is spending her career hunting down neutrinos and learning their secrets.09.30.15Profile

Hunting Cosmic Ghosts

Third in a series of profiles on the recipients of DOE’s Office of Science early career awards: Alysia Marino, a University of Colorado scientist who is spending her career tracking down neutrinos and learning their secrets. Read More »

Mira Loma team enjoying their championship prize trip to Alaska.09.28.15Article

Building Champions: National Science Bowl Offseason

Five-time National Science Bowl champion Mira Loma HS keeps an intense – and pizza fueled – training regimen through the summer and fall. Read More »

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

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