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Interior view of the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS) at TJNAF.10.01.12Science Highlight

Solved: The Case of the Missing “Excited” Nucleons

Discovery could provide a deeper understanding of the dynamics of the three quarks enslaved inside the nucleon. Read More »

Bella Laser10.01.12Science Highlight

BELLA World Record Sets Stage for Laser Experiments in Novel Acceleration Techniques

Laser Delivers One Petawatt of Power in a Pulse only 40 Femtoseconds Long Every Second 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.10.01.12Science Highlight

Mapping Poplar Tree Proteins

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

NASA Chamber A10.01.12Science Highlight

Space Chamber Reaches Cold Target at Unprecedented Efficiency

Thomas Jefferson Laboratory lends expertise in cryogenics developments. Read More »

“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 »