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DOE Go Amazon 2014 Logo11.19.13PRESS RELEASE

DOE Projects Announced to Better Understand Amazon Regional Climate

Green Ocean Amazon 2014, sponsored in part by the U.S. Department of Energy, is an interagency, international campaign with the overarching goal of advancing the understanding of how land-atmosphere processes affect tropical hydrology and climate within the Amazon Basin. Read More »

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) is home to Titan, the world’s most powerful supercomputer for open science with a theoretical peak performance exceeding 20 petaflops (quadrillion calculations per second). 11.18.13PRESS RELEASE

Accelerating Scientific Discovery and InnovationExternal link

Two of America’s fastest supercomputers dedicated to open science will share nearly 6 billion core hours on 59 research projects through the 2014 INCITE awards. Read More »

Zooming in on the Geobacter-Gonorrhea composite shows how the aromatic residues (teal balloon-like structures) bulge from the surface of pilin proteins (variously colored helical structures) within the fiber. 11.14.13FROM THE LABS

Structure of Bacterial Nanowire Protein Hints at Secrets of ConductionExternal link

Electrically conducting bacteria important for energy, environment and technology. Read More »

DNA linkers allow different kinds of nanoparticles to self-assemble and form relatively large-scale nanocomposite arrays.11.12.13FROM THE LABS

Complementary Chemistry and Matched Materials

Brookhaven Lab researchers use history’s most successful matchmaker to pair up particles and create new materials with desired properties. Read More »

The Large Area Picosecond Photodetector (LAPPD) collaboration has developed cheaper, larger, more robust microchannel plates, seen here at a test facility at Argonne.11.06.13FROM THE LABS

Bright Ideas and Better Detectors

Cross-disciplinary collaboration including scientists from Argonne and Fermi national laboratories develops larger, more precise photodetectors for the market. Read More »

At the South Pole Telescope, scientists measure cosmic radiation still traveling across space from the early days of the universe. 11.04.13FROM THE LABS

South Pole Telescope Helps Argonne Scientists Study Earliest Ages of the UniverseExternal link

Utilizing the South Pole Telescope, researchers gain insights into the makeup of the early universe and what that means for us today. Read More »

These thin samples of copper, iron and titanium were shocked with optical laser pulses and probed with SLAC's X-ray laser, the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS).10.31.13ARTICLE

Stress Actually Makes You Stronger … At Least Some of the Time

Researchers at SLAC test the mettle of metals, with potential benefits for all. Read More »

A dozen Brookhaven employees were part of the group that raised the first four walls on a home for veteran Kimberly Gilbreath and her teenage daughter Ryan.10.29.13FROM THE LABS

Good Scientists Make Good Neighbors

Office of Science Labs help their communities recover and rebuild after Superstorm Sandy. Read More »

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory hosted a competition this summer where graduate students designed two mobile apps to fight the threats of food-related illnesses and influenza. 10.28.13FROM THE LABS

Killer Apps That Could Keep You HealthyExternal link

Student-developed mobile apps help keep you from getting sick. Read More »

This artist’s rendering illustrates the full site installation, including a new aerosol observing system (far left) and a precipitation radar (far right, with 20-ft tower).10.23.13FROM THE LABS

Forewarned and Fore-ARM-ed Against Climate Changes and Challenges

Two new observation stations – in Alaska and the Azores – should reduce uncertainties and improve global climate models. Read More »

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