12.13.12From the Labs
For the first time, scientists witnessed the details of the full, ultrafast process of liquid droplets evolving into a bubble when they strike a surface. Their research determined that surface wetness affects the bubble's fate.
12.12.12From the Labs
Scientists have used powerful X-rays from the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to study and measure, in atomic detail, a key process at work in extreme plasmas like those found in stars, the rims of black holes and other massive cosmic phenomena.
Dr. Brian Kobilka, a co-laureate in Chemistry, used Argonne Lab’s Advanced Photon Source for his groundbreaking work in G-protein-coupled receptors.
Science.gov, known for its groundbreaking search and retrieval of government science information, is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. Read More »
The Office of Science is now accepting nominations for the 2013 E. O. Lawrence Award.
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The Office of Science is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Enrico Fermi Award.
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11.29.12From the Labs
An international group of scientists working at the Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has mapped a weak spot in the parasite that causes African sleeping sickness, pinpointing a promising new target for treating a disease that kills tens of thousands of people each year.
11.28.12From the Labs
Breaking new ground for scientific computing, two teams of Department of Energy (DOE) scientists have for the first time exceeded a sustained performance level of 10 petaflops (quadrillion floating point operations per second) on the Sequoia supercomputer at the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).
11.27.12From the Labs
By tweaking the formula for growing oxide thin films, researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory achieved virtual perfection at the interface of two insulator materials. Read More
11.26.12From the Labs
Five scientists spent a Friday night on stage competing to see who could best convey the fun of particle physics. Read More