Laboratory News

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 »

02.05.13From the Labs

Scientists Turn Toxic By-Product Into Biofuel BoosterExternal link

Engineered enzyme increases output of alkanes, possible replacement for key component of gasoline. Read More »

02.04.13From the Labs

Obama Honors Sidney Drell with National Medal of ScienceExternal link

SLAC Deputy Director Emeritus Sidney Drell was one of 12 distinguished researchers to receive the National Medal of Science on Friday, Feb. 1, for his work in quantum physics and service as a science adviser on national security and intelligence. Read More »

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