Laboratory News

02.26.13From the Labs

New Opportunities for Crystal GrowthExternal link

Berkeley Lab Facility Provides Unique Capabilities for the Synthesis of New Crystals and Materials. Read More »

02.21.13From the Labs

Searching for the Solar System’s Chemical RecipeExternal link

Berkeley Lab’s Chemical Dynamics Beamline points to why isotope ratios in interplanetary dust and meteorites differ from Earth’s. Read More »

02.20.13From the Labs

A Cyclotron’s Long Journey HomeExternal link

One of the world’s first working circular particle accelerators returns to Berkeley Lab—75 years later. Read More »

02.20.13From the Labs

Synthetic molecule first electricity-making catalyst to use iron to split hydrogen gasExternal link

Fast and efficient biologically inspired catalyst could someday make fuel cells cheaper. Read More »

02.15.13From the Labs

Proof: Cosmic Rays Come from Exploding StarsExternal link

Menlo Park, Calif. — A new study confirms what scientists have long suspected: Cosmic rays – energetic particles that pelt Earth from all directions – are born in the violent aftermath of supernovas, exploding stars throughout the galaxy. Read More »

02.13.13From the Labs

Help Choose the Next Iconic "Big Science" ImageExternal link

Vote for your favorite photo among the stunning submissions from the world's top physics facilities, including the Office of Science's Brookhaven Lab and Fermilab. Read More »

02.12.13From the Labs

"Fermilab: Science at Work" DocumentaryExternal link

"Fermilab: Science at Work" is a new 40-minute documentary from Clayton Brown and Monica Long Ross, makers of the PBS film "The Atom Smashers." It follows ten Fermilab scientists as they try to solve the mysteries of the universe. You can watch the entire film online now. Read More »

02.08.13From the Labs

ORNL scientists solve mercury mystery, Science reportsExternal link

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Feb. 7, 2013 — By identifying two genes required for transforming inorganic into organic mercury, which is far more toxic, scientists today have taken a significant step toward protecting human health. Read More »

02.06.13From the Labs

Kids of all ages welcome at Fermilab’s Family Open House on Sunday, Feb. 10External link

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory will host its annual Family Open House on Feb. 10 from 1-5 p.m. The open house offers activities for the whole family, from hands-on science exhibits to tours of some of the lab’s attractions. Read More »

02.05.13From the Labs

UChicago to host experts for panel on the Higgs boson particle discoveryExternal link

The University of Chicago will host a panel of experts from UChicago, Argonne National Laboratory and the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory on Thursday, Feb. 7, who will discuss the discovery of the Higgs boson particle. In their discussion, titled “Critical Mass: How the Higgs Boson Discovery Swept the World,” the scientists will explain what caused such a stir around the world and why non-scientists should care. Read More »

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