11.20.12From the Labs
Neutrinos are elusive particles that are difficult to study, yet they may help explain some of the biggest mysteries of our universe. Using accelerators to make neutrino beams, scientists are unveiling the neutrinos’ secrets. Read More
11.14.12From the Labs
Researchers using the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have found a way to strip most of the electrons from xenon atoms, creating a “supercharged,” strongly positive state at energies previously thought too low. Read More
11.05.12From the Labs
On Nov. 16, five of Fermilab’s best and brightest will duke it out in the Fermilab Arts & Lecture Series’ first ever Physics Slam. It’s similar to a poetry slam – each of the five physicists will get 12 minutes to explain a complex scientific concept to the audience in the most clear and entertaining way possible. Read More
10.31.12From the Labs
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory launched a new era of scientific supercomputing with Titan, a system capable of churning through more than 20,000 trillion calculations each second—or 20 petaflops. Read More
10.25.12From the Labs
Studies by Berkeley Lab scientists of electron beam quality in laser plasma accelerators include novel tests for slice-energy spread.
10.24.12From the Labs
Chi-Chang Kao, an associate laboratory director at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, has been named as the lab's fifth director, Stanford University President John Hennessy announced today.
10.23.12From the Labs
Berkeley Lab’s lead in laser plasma acceleration research continues with new benchmarks for electron beam quality.
The Director of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science — the largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the nation — will talk about challenges related to energy use and global warming during his first-ever visit to Virginia Tech on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Read More
Berkeley Lab Researchers Unlock Ferromagnetic Secrets of Promising Materials.
ARGONNE, Ill. — Thanks in part to research performed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded today to Americans Brian Kobilka and Robert Lefkowitz for their work on G-protein-coupled receptors.