Science Headlines

03.09.16From the Labs

Mix and Match MOFExternal link

Researchers working at two DOE’s user facilities have created a composite of a MOF and a helper molecule in which the two work in concert to separate oxygen from other gases simply and cheaply. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.08.16User Facility

Multi-Scale Simulations Solve a Plasma Turbulence MysteryExternal link

Cutting-edge simulations run at NERSC over a two-year period are helping physicists better understand what influences the behavior of the plasma turbulence that is driven by the intense heating necessary to create fusion energy. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.08.16From the Labs

UT and ORNL Scientists Gain New Insights Into Atomic Disordering of Complex Metal OxidesExternal link

A research team led by University of Tennessee scientists have discovered a novel atomic disordering mechanism in an important class of complex metal oxides, using the SNS Nanoscale-Ordered Materials Diffractometer for an in-depth look at the material samples. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.08.16From the Labs

An Improved Compact Picture of ParticlesExternal link

A team from the University of Wyoming and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory improved a popular atmospheric model by adding a new way to depict carbon-containing atmospheric particles. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.07.16From the Labs

PPPL Engineers Design and Build State-of-the-Art Controller for AC to DC Converter that Manages Plasma in Upgraded Fusion MachineExternal link

Engineers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have developed an updated version of a key electronic component that helps regulate the current that powers the coils in PPPL's recently completed National Spherical Torus Experiment-Upgrade (NSTX-U). Read MoreExternal linkage

03.07.16User Facility

Next-Generation Aerosol Observing System Prepares to Deploy to AlaskaExternal link

Portable laboratory commissioned by DOE’s Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility contains over a dozen instruments for collecting critical Arctic climate data. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.07.16User Facility

Plasma Processing Technique Takes SNS Accelerator to New Energy HighsExternal link

A novel technique known as in-situ plasma processing is helping scientists get more neutrons and better data for their experiments at the Spallation Neutron Source at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.04.16From the Labs

DOE-Funded Bioenergy Research Centers File 500th Invention DisclosureExternal link

Three U.S. Department of Energy-funded research centers – the BioEnergy Science Center (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (University of Wisconsin–Madison and Michigan State University), and the Joint BioEnergy Institute (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) – are making progress on a shared mission to develop technologies that will bring advanced biofuels to the marketplace, reporting today the disclosure of their 500th invention. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.04.16User Facility

Intense X-Rays Expose Tiny Flaws in 3-D Printed Titanium That Can Lead to Breakage Over TimeExternal link

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University used the synchrotron X-rays at the Advanced Photon Source to image porosity, or the presence of pores, in a 3-D printed titanium alloy, Ti-6Al-4V. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.04.16From the Labs

Cloudy Problems: Today's Clouds Might Not Be the Same as Pre-Industrial OnesExternal link

Scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are improving the models used to calculate the properties of clouds and the airborne particles known as “aerosols” that impact the way clouds form and change. Read MoreExternal linkage

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