Science Headlines

12.10.15From the Labs

To Get More Oomph from an Electron Gun, Tip it With DiamondoidsExternal link

Scientists at Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have discovered that a single layer of tiny diamonds increases electron emission 13,000-fold. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.09.15User Facility

Scientists Find Mostly Liquid Particulates over Amazon RainforestExternal link

When scientists participating in the GoAmazon 2014/2015 experiment measured the physical state of aerosols drifting over the Amazon rain forest, they found that 80 percent of the time those particles were liquid. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.09.15User Facility

Titan Helps Researchers Explore Explosive Star ScenariosExternal link

A team led by Michael Zingale of Stony Brook University is exploring the physics of Type Ia supernovas using the Titan supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.08.15User Facility

RHIC Particle Smashups Find that Shape MattersExternal link

Peering into the seething soup of primordial matter created in particle collisions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC)—an "atom smasher" dedicated to nuclear physics research at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory—scientists have come to a new understanding of how particles are produced in these collisions. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.08.15From the Labs

High-Energy X-Rays Give Industry Affordable Way to Optimize Cast IronExternal link

Synchrotron X-ray analysis by researchers at the Advanced Photon Source has shown why compacted graphite iron can conduct heat better than ductile iron while maintaining good ductile strength. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.07.15From the Labs

Ames Laboratory-Developed Titanium Powder Processing Gains International Customer BaseExternal link

Scientists at Ames Lab developed a new technology for producing large amounts of titanium powder and granted a license for this technology to produce low-cost, high-volume manufacturing. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.04.15From the Labs

The Truth About MicrodiversityExternal link

PNNL researchers found a surprising diversity among genomes within a microbial community, proving that microdiversity plays an important role. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.03.15User Facility

Brookhaven Lab Climate Scientists Embark on New Efforts to Study Ocean Clouds and Mountain StormsExternal link

ARM's Eastern North Atlantic observation facility on Graciosa Island in the Azores will collect data on the interaction of clouds, aerosols, and precipitation as part of the ACE-ENA field campaign to investigate the impact of aerosols on low-lying marine clouds. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.01.15From the Labs

ORNL Process Could be White Lightning to Electronics IndustryExternal link

A new era of electronics and even quantum devices could be ushered in with the fabrication of a virtually perfect single layer of “white graphene,” according to researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.01.15User Facility

Translucent and Tough: Mollusk Shells Inspire New Materials DesignExternal link

MIT researchers working with the Advanced Photon Source x-ray beamline have determined why the Placuna placenta mollusk shell is damage resistant, leading to new designs of transparent, super-tough ceramics for use in electronics, automobiles, armor, and a host of other applications. Read MoreExternal linkage

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