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Not Shaken, Not Stirred: New Molecular Modeling Techniques for Catalysis in Unmixed SystemsExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have developed molecular modeling simulations and new theoretical formulations to help understand and optimize catalytic reactions that take place in chemical environments where the reactant “ingredients” for catalysis are not well mixed. Read More »


DOE Creates New Center for Computational Materials at ArgonneExternal link

The revolution of computational materials design is in the making, and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has taken a firm step toward achieving it by creating the Midwest Integrated Center for Computational Materials (MICCoM) at DOE's Argonne National Laboratory. Read More »


New Argonne Centers Connect Business with Energy Storage and Nanotechnology ResearchExternal link

Argonne National Laboratory has created two new collaborative centers that provide an innovative pathway for business and industry to access Argonne's unparalleled scientific resources to address the nation's energy and national security needs. Read More »


Icy Arctic Proves Hot for Climate DataExternal link

In June 2015, the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility launched the ARM Airborne Carbon Measurement V (ARM-ACME V), an aerial campaign focused on capturing data from the sky to better understand warming in the Arctic did a sixteen-week data collection campaign, now scientists are ready to explore their data. Read More »


DOE Announces Funding for New Center for Computational Materials Sciences at Brookhaven LabExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $12 million in funding over the next four years for a new Center for Computational Design of Functional Strongly Correlated Materials and Theoretical Spectroscopy at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Rutgers University. Read More »


ESnet Releases Open Source Software from MyESnet Portal for Building Online Interactive Network PortalsExternal link

On Monday, October 5th, ESnet will release open source versions of its popular software that enables researchers and educators to monitor and diagram their networks, as well as represent that information in a unified time series. Read More »


Powering the Future with Solar EnergyExternal link

The Energy Frontier Research Centers’ (EFRCs’) Autumn newsletter looks at the unique approaches different EFRCs are taking to understand basic science and thereby improve solar energy technologies. Read More »


Latest RHIC Results Presented at Quark Matter 2015External link

Experiments at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), and later at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), have shown that collisions of two large nuclei such as gold or lead melt protons and neutrons to “free” their constituent quarks and gluons, creating a very hot, dense soup of matter’s fundamental building blocks. Read More »


Ames Laboratory Scientists Create an All-Organic UV On-Chip SpectrometerExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory has developed a near ultra-violet and all-organic light emitting diode (OLED) that can be used as an on-chip photosensor. Read More »


ORNL Microscopy Finds Evidence of High-Temperature Superconductivity in Single LayerExternal link

Electron microscopy at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is pointing researchers closer to the development of ultra-thin materials that transfer electrons with no resistance at relatively high temperatures. Read More »

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