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The Secret to Measuring an Antineutrino's Energy05.16.18Success Story

The Secret to Measuring an Antineutrino's Energy

Scientists are developing better models that describe both neutrino and antineutrino data, which can offer insights into the nature of the universe. Read More »

Perfecting the Noise-Canceling Neutrino Detector05.16.18Science Highlight

Perfecting the Noise-Canceling Neutrino Detector

MicroBooNE neutrino experiment cuts through the noise, clearing the way for signals made by the hard-to-detect particle. Read More »

Huge “Thermometer” Takes Temperatures of Tiny Samples05.09.18Science Highlight

Huge “Thermometer” Takes Temperatures of Tiny Samples

New spectroscopic technique measures heat in itty-bitty volumes that could reveal insights for electronics and energy technology. Read More »

Water, Water, Everywhere, but How Does It Flow?05.08.18Science Highlight

Water, Water, Everywhere, but How Does It Flow?

Scientists use new X-ray technique to see how water moves at the molecular level. Read More »

Magnetized Plasmas That “Twist Light” Can Produce Powerful Microscopes and More05.04.18Science Highlight

Magnetized Plasmas That “Twist Light” Can Produce Powerful Microscopes and More

A non-twisting laser beam moving through magnetized plasma turns into an optical vortex that traps, rotates, and controls microscopic particles, opening new frontiers in imaging. Read More »

Whistling While You Work: Fusion Scientists Find Inspiration in Atmospheric Whistles05.02.18Science Highlight

Whistling While You Work: Fusion Scientists Find Inspiration in Atmospheric Whistles

Just like lightning, fusion plasmas contain odd electromagnetic whistler waves that could control destructive electrons in fusion reactors. Read More »

Zero Tolerance in Tokamaks: Eliminating Small Instabilities Before They Become Disruptions 05.02.18Science Highlight

Zero Tolerance in Tokamaks: Eliminating Small Instabilities Before They Become Disruptions

Energetic ions and beam heating cause or calm instabilities, depending on the tokamak’s magnetic field. Read More »

Tracking Down Helium-4’s Quarks and Gluons 05.01.18Science Highlight

Tracking Down Helium-4’s Quarks and Gluons

Scientists obtain the first exclusive measurement of deeply virtual Compton scattering of electrons off helium-4, vital to obtaining an unambiguous 3-D view of quarks and gluons within nuclei. Read More »

Keeping Tabs on Polysulfides in Batteries04.25.18Science Highlight

Keeping Tabs on Polysulfides in Batteries

Optimizing lithium-sulfur battery electrolytes for long life. Read More »

A Functional Genomics Database for Plant Microbiome Studies04.24.18Science Highlight

A Functional Genomics Database for Plant Microbiome Studies

Catalog of candidate genes involved in plant-microbe relationships. Read More »