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DOE researchers are using a coupled ice-ocean model to study melt channels beneath Greenland’s Petermann Glacier, shown here in July 2012.December 2012Science Highlight

Melting Ice Sheets and Sea Level Change

Recent studies reveal that complex ice-ocean interactions affect melting. Read More »

With increasing hydration within the interlayer space of the initially disordered lipid membranes, lateral layer-by-layer phase separation begins.December 2012Science Highlight

The Medium Matters

Long-range, three-dimensional alignment and stacking of multiple regions within biologically derived membranes. Read More »

Electrochemical cell for splitting carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide and oxygen.December 2012Science Highlight

Two for the Price of One: Water and Carbon Dioxide Splitting via a Single Catalyst

A simple, robust catalyst is capable of both water oxidation and carbon dioxide splitting, two difficult yet key reactions for solar energy conversion. Read More »

Inelastic neutron scattering of high-quality single-crystal samples of the mineral ZnCu3(OD)6Cl2.December 2012Science Highlight

Experimental Confirmation of a New State of Magnetism Previously Predicted by Theory

This observation paves the way for a deeper understanding of high-temperature superconductivity and future applications for quantum computing. Read More »

The composition of solvents, such as chloroform and toluene, during nanoparticle fabrication can alter the internal aggregate structure of polymer P3HT...November 2012Science Highlight

Bridging the Nano-World and the Real World in Polymer Solar Cells

Discovering how polymer organization on the molecular level affects electric charge movement in organic solar cells. Read More »

The 3D helical structure in the core of the plasma is revealed in the measurements of...October 2012Science Highlight

A New Twist on the Magnetic Equilibrium of a Toroidal Plasma

The reversed field pinch’s helical state reveals nonlinear physics of plasma self-organization. Read More »

The Magnetic Recoil Neutron Spectrometer on the OMEGA laser facility during operation.October 2012Science Highlight

Using Nuclear Fusion Reactions to Peer Inside the Core of a Dense Hot Plasma

Studies of different fusion reactions have shown unexpected plasma behavior in inertial fusion implosions. Read More »

Density maps of protons at t=7.3 ps for the case of...October 2012Science Highlight

Creating a Well-focused Laser-accelerated Proton Beam as a Driver for Proton Fast Ignition

Focusing of laser accelerated proton beams advances with a novel cone target design. Read More »

A newly developed map of the poplar proteome gives researchers a glimpse into the tree’s biological processes, knowledge that could improve its performance as a bioenergy feedstock.October 2012Science Highlight

Mapping Poplar Tree Proteins

Proteome atlas offers new view of bioenergy crop’s molecular machinery. Read More »

To better understand solar radiation effects in mountainous regions, scientists have incorporated three-dimensional inputs into climate simulations examining the Sierra Nevadas, including Mount Whitney (pictured).October 2012Science Highlight

Accounting for Mountain Topography in Climate Models

3D simulation shows mountain impacts on surface solar fluxes. Read More »

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