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03.21.14FROM THE LABS

Discovery of New Semiconductor Holds Promise for 2D Physics and ElectronicsExternal link

Discovery of a unique new two-dimensional semiconductor, rhenium disulfide, by researchers at Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry opens the door to 2D electronic applications with a 3D material and also makes it possible to study 2D physics with easy-to-make 3D crystals. Read More »

03.20.14FROM THE LABS

International Team of LHC and Tevatron Scientists Announces First Joint ResultExternal link

Scientists working on the world’s leading particle collider experiments have joined forces, combined their data and produced the first joint result from Fermilab’s Tevatron and CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) one the mass of the top quark . Read More »

03.19.14FROM THE LABS

Democratizing Science With High Speed NetworksExternal link

SWARPES sheds light on the scientific potential for remote microscopy. Read More »

03.19.14FROM THE LABS

The Rush to RainExternal link

A new analysis of satellite data reveals a link between dust in North Africa and West Asia and stronger monsoons in India. The study shows that dust in the air absorbs sunlight west of India, warming the air and strengthening the winds carrying moisture eastward. Read More »

03.18.14PRESS RELEASE

Final Two Teams Win Regional National Science Bowl Competitions, Secure Spots in National Finals in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced that two teams — one middle school and one high school — won their regional competitions for the 2014 National Science Bowl this past weekend and are advancing to the National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April. Read More »

03.14.14PRESS RELEASE

DOE Office of Science FY 2015 Congressional Budget Request

Document reflects the FY 2015 Department of Energy's Office of Science budget request to Congress. Read More »

03.14.14FROM THE LABS

Happy Pi (3.14) Day!External link

In honor of March 14th, the Computing Sciences organization at Berkeley Lab had a conversation with ‘Pi Guy’ David Bailey. Read More »

03.11.14FROM THE LABS

A Tale of Two Data Sets: New DNA Analysis Strategy Helps Researchers Cut Through the Dirt

In an ambitious pilot study launched by the DOE JGI, MSU researchers sought to compare the microbial populations of different soils sampled from Midwestern corn fields, under continuous cultivation for 100 years, with those sourced from pristine expanses of the Great Prairie. Read More »

03.10.14PRESS RELEASE

Nine More Teams Win Regional National Science Bowl Competitions, Secure Spots in National Finals in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced that nine teams of middle and high school students won their regional competitions for the 2014 National Science Bowl this past weekend and are advancing to the National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April. Read More »

03.06.14FROM THE LABS

Carbon-12 Simulations Help Enhance Particle Physics ExperimentsExternal link

Using ALCF supercomputers to study the carbon-12 nucleus at an unprecedented level of detail, researchers are uncovering results that will help improve the understanding of subatomic particles. Read More »

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