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08.29.17Science Highlight

Two for the Price of One: Exceeding 100 Percent Efficiency in Solar Fuel Production

Scientists capture excess light energy to produce fuel, essentially storing sunlight’s energy for a rainy day. Read More »

08.29.17Science Highlight

The Tricky Trifecta of Solar Cells

The quest for solar cell materials that are inexpensive, stable, and efficient leads to a breakthrough in thin film organic-inorganic perovskites. Read More »

08.18.17Science Highlight

Avoiding Disruptions that Halt Fusion Reactions

New supercomputing capabilities help understand how to cope with large-scale instabilities in tokamaks. Read More »

08.18.17Science Highlight

Extreme-Scale Code Models Extremely Hot Plasma to Explain Spontaneous Transition

For the first time, scientists modeled the spontaneous bifurcation of turbulence to high-confinement mode, solving a 35-year-old mystery. Read More »

08.18.17Science Highlight

A New Oxidation State for Plutonium

Plutonium has more verified and accessible oxidation states than any other actinide element, an important insight for energy and security applications. Read More »

08.18.17Science Highlight

Creating a Molecular Super Sponge, from the Ground Up

A new uranium-based metal-organic framework, NU-1301, could aid energy producers and industry. Read More »

08.14.17Science Highlight

Physicists Move Closer to Listening In on Sub-Atomic Conversation

Calculations of a subatomic particle called the sigma provide insight into the communication between subatomic particles deep inside the heart of matter. Read More »

08.03.17Science Highlight

How to Keep a Vital Diagnostic Isotope in Stock

Researchers succeed in producing larger quantities of a long-lived radioisotope that generates the needed isotope on demand. Read More »

07.12.17Science Highlight

Seedlings Face Uphill Battle with Climate Change

Some pine trees may have trouble gaining a foothold above the treeline. Read More »

07.12.17Science Highlight

Soils Could Release Much More Carbon than Expected as Climate Warms

Deeper soil layers are more sensitive to warming than previously thought. Read More »