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“Early Universe” simulation, performed on NERSC supercomputer10.01.12Science Highlight

“Dark Fiber” Enables Research to Create Tomorrow’s Internet

The Advanced Networking Initiative testbed is allowing researchers to develop radical new technologies for the next generation Internet. Read More »

Components for a large-area photodetector using glass spacers and enclosure and incorporating the large-area ALD microchannel plates10.01.12Science Highlight

New Technology Paves Way for Highly Sensitive Photodetectors with Applications in High Energy Physics, Medicine, and National Security

Argonne National Lab wins prestigious 2012 R&D 100 award for development of Large Area Microchannel Plate Detectors Read More »

Spatially resolved activation energy map overlaid with sample topography10.01.12Science Highlight

Catching Lithium Ions in Action in a Battery Electrode

New microscopy with nanometer-sized resolution may bring revolutionary new understanding to energy storage technologies. Read More »

Density maps of protons at t=7.3 ps for the case of...10.01.12Science 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 »

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).10.01.12Science Highlight

Accounting for Mountain Topography in Climate Models

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

To map the oceanic subsurface at a scale and resolution previously unknown, EMGeo unites the latest in computing power with advanced geophysical imaging techniques.10.01.12Science Highlight

Finding Hidden Oil and Gas Reserves

Supercomputers + Software + electromagnetic images yield new way to discriminate underground deposits from surrounding geology. Read More »

Elementary molecular model of Plutonium Dioxide.10.01.12Science Highlight

A Major Advance in Understanding Plutonium

Observation of a plutonium nuclear magnetic resonance ends 50-year search and provides a key to deciphering its complex properties. Read More »

Supercomputer simulation of the evolution of the universe10.01.12Science Highlight

Universe in a (Blue) Bottle

Simulating the evolution of the universe on the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility’s IBM Blue Gene/Q. Read More »

The Magnetic Recoil Neutron Spectrometer on the OMEGA laser facility during operation.10.01.12Science 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 »

Di-photon (γγ) invariant mass distribution for the CMS data of 2011 and 201210.01.12Science Highlight

New Particle Discovered May be the Long-Sought Higgs

Particle may help explain the origins of mass. Read More »

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