Laboratory News

02.02.18From the Labs

Scientists Discover ‘Chiral Phonons’ – Atomic Rotations in a 2-D Semiconductor CrystalExternal link

A research team from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has found the first evidence that a shaking motion in the structure of an atomically thin (2-D) material possesses a naturally occurring circular rotation. Read More »

02.01.18From the Labs

Applying Machine Learning to the Universe's MysteriesExternal link

Physicists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and their collaborators have demonstrated that computers are ready to tackle the universe’s greatest mysteries. The team fed thousands of images from simulated high-energy particle collisions to train computer networks to identify important features. Read More »

02.01.18From the Labs

Sterile neutrino sleuthsExternal link

The Short-Baseline Neutrino (SBN) Program at the US Department of Energy’s Fermilab is hunting for signs of a possible fourth type of neutrino with three vast detectors. Read More »

01.22.18From the Labs

DOE Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar Visits Berkeley LabExternal link

Paul Dabbar’s visit on Jan. 18 focused on the Lab’s user facilities and industry engagement programs. He toured the Integrative Genomics Building construction site, JBEI, NERSC, the Molecular Foundry, and the Advanced Light Source, and heard presentations on the proposed science to be conducted at the Lab’s Biocampus site, and high-performance computing. Read More »

01.19.18From the Labs

DOE Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar Visits SLACExternal link

Paul Dabbar, the Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science, visited SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Jan. 17 for a day of tours and discussions on how the lab is driving scientific innovation. His visit included meetings with SLAC and Stanford leadership, as well as researchers and scientists involved in the lab’s X-ray science, particle physics and astrophysics, technology innovation and applied energy programs. Read More »

01.18.18From the Labs

Let the Good Tubes RollExternal link

Inspired by biology, a PNNL-led team of scientists has created new tiny tubes that could help with water purification and tissue engineering studies. Read More »

01.12.18From the Labs

DOE Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar Visits Jefferson LabExternal link

On Jan. 11, Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar visited Jefferson Lab. While at the lab, he met several members of the lab’s senior leadership team, as well as members of the lab’s User Community and DOE Thomas Jefferson Site Office staff, and a number of the lab’s young scientists. Read More »

01.11.18From the Labs

Dark Energy Survey Releases First Three Years of DataExternal link

This first major release of data from the Survey includes information on about 400 million astronomical objects, including distant galaxies billions of light-years away as well as stars in our own galaxy. Read More »

12.26.17From the Labs

A Catalytic Balancing ActExternal link

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, Drexel University and several universities in South Korea used a new and counterintuitive approach to create a better catalyst that supports one of the reactions involved in splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen. Read More »

12.26.17From the Labs

Ames Laboratory-led Research Team Maps Magnetic Fields of Bacterial Cells and Nano-objects for the First TimeExternal link

A research team led by a scientist from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory has demonstrated for the first time that the magnetic fields of bacterial cells and magnetic nano-objects in liquid can be studied at high resolution using electron microscopy. Read More »

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