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Composite picture of stars over the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. 09.03.13FROM THE LABS

Dark Energy Survey Begins Five-Year Mission to Map Southern Sky in Tremendous DetailExternal link

World’s most powerful digital camera will explore the forces shaping the universe. Read More »

A computer generated image of the new Ames Sensitive Instrument Facility. 08.29.13FROM THE LABS

Ames Laboratory to Build Sensitive Instrument FacilityExternal link

New facility will allow scientists to study materials at the atomic scale and aid in their discovery and design of new ones. Read More »

Artistic rendition of liquid-liquid separation in a supersaturated calcium carbonate solution. 08.26.13FROM THE LABS

Computer Simulations Indicate Calcium Carbonate Has a Dense Liquid PhaseExternal link

Berkeley Lab research could help scientists predict how carbon is stored underground. Read More »

Delia Milliron, Guillermo Garcia, and Anna Llordés created a new electrochromic material that can dynamically control transmission of both visible light and near-infrared light, enabling a new generation of smart windows. 08.14.13FROM THE LABS

Raising the IQ of Smart WindowsExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers create new window coating which could lead to increased comfort and significant savings. Read More »

The National Library of Energy logo.08.12.13PRESS RELEASE

Introducing the National Library of Energy Beta

A new search engine facilitating access to DOE information. Read More »

The magnetite experiment was conducted at the Soft X-ray Materials Science (SXR) experimental station at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory's Linac Coherent Light Source X-ray laser.08.07.13FROM THE LABS

The Science of the Speedy Switch

Research at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory may show the way to computers that break the silicon speed limit. Read More »

In this rendering, never-before-seen magnetic excitations ripple through a high-temperature superconductor, revealed for the first time by the Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering technique. 08.05.13FROM THE LABS

Scientists Discover Hidden Magnetic Waves in High-Temperature SuperconductorsExternal link

Advanced x-ray technique reveals surprising quantum excitations that persist through materials with or without superconductivity. Read More »

Photo of Muon g-2 magnet infront of Wilson Hall. 07.31.13FROM THE LABS

The Big Move is Finished … And The Big Experiment Will BeginExternal link

After a 35-day, 3,200 mile journey, the Muon g-2 electromagnet arrived safely at Fermilab. Now for the installation, and then the science. Read More »

Crab Spa is a diffuse-flow hydrothermal vent site on the East Pacific Rise and one of the nine sampling sites.07.24.13FROM THE LABS

Dog Days and “Dark Matter”

Researchers led by the Joint Genome Institute illuminate a vast new world of undiscovered microbes. Read More »

The pink color of salt lakes is caused by salt-loving microorganisms, called halobacteria. 07.22.13FROM THE LABS

Microorganisms Found in Salt Flats Could Offer New Path to Green Hydrogen FuelExternal link

Researchers at Argonne Lab turn to ancient microorganisms to use sunlight in a new way. Read More »