Science Headlines

11.09.15From the Labs

Ames Laboratory Unpacks New MicroscopesExternal link

Ames Laboratory is in the process of installing nearly $6 million in microscope equipment at its soon-to-be-opened Sensitive Instrument Facility. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.09.15From the Labs

New ORNL Device Combines Power of Mass Spectrometry, MicroscopyExternal link

A tool that provides world-class microscopy and spatially resolved chemical analysis shows considerable promise for advancing a number of areas of study, including chemical science, pharmaceutical development and disease progression. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.05.15From the Labs

Supernova Twins: Making Standard Candles More Standard Than EverExternal link

Members of the international Nearby Supernova Factory (SNfactory), based at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), have found a new way to measure cosmological distances with far greater accuracy. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.05.15From the Labs

Going to Extremes with ZirconiaExternal link

PNNL scientists enhanced an analysis tool that can be partnered with nuclear magnetic resonance to allow studies under extreme temperatures and pressures. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.04.15From the Labs

Physicists Measure Force that Makes Antimatter Stick TogetherExternal link

Peering at the debris from particle collisions that recreate the conditions of the very early universe, scientists at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider at Brookhaven National Laboratory have - for the first time - measured the force of interaction between pairs of antiprotons. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.04.15From the Labs

Energy-Efficient Reaction Drives ORNL Biofuel Conversion TechnologyExternal link

A new study from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory explains the mechanism behind a technology that converts bio-based ethanol into hydrocarbon blend-stocks for use as fossil fuel alternatives. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.04.15User Facility

ALCF Helps Tackle the Large Hadron Collider’s Big Data ChallengeExternal link

Argonne physicists are using Mira to perform simulations of Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments with a leadership-class supercomputer for the first time, shedding light on a path forward for interpreting future LHC data. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.03.15From the Labs

Cold Electronics Help Scientists Spot Elusive 'Ghost' ParticlesExternal link

Researchers at Brookhaven National Laboratory have been developing specialized cold electronics, instruments that operate while immersed in liquid argon, a cryogenic liquid that boils at a biting -186 degrees Celsius or -303 degrees Fahrenheit. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.03.15User Facility

Calcium-48’s ‘Neutron Skin’ Thinner Than Previously ThoughtExternal link

An international team led by Gaute Hagen of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used America’s most powerful supercomputer, Titan, to compute the neutron distribution and related observables of calcium-48, an isotope with an atomic nucleus consisting of 20 protons and 28 neutrons. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.03.15User Facility

‘Sidecars’ Pave the Way for Concurrent Analytics of Large-Scale SimulationsExternal link

A new software tool developed through a multi-disciplinary collaboration at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) allows researchers doing large-scale simulations at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) and other supercomputing facilities to do data analytics and visualizations of their simulations while the simulations are running. Read MoreExternal linkage

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