Laboratory News

11.14.12From the Labs

Study Provides Recipe for 'Supercharging' Atoms with X-ray LaserExternal link

Researchers using the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have found a way to strip most of the electrons from xenon atoms, creating a “supercharged,” strongly positive state at energies previously thought too low. Read More »

11.12.12From the Labs

New Titan Supercomputer Named Fastest in the World

System at Office of Science’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory Delivers Unprecedented Power to Accelerate Scientific Discoveries.

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11.05.12From the Labs

You pick the winner in the Fermilab Arts & Lecture Series’ first Physics Slam on Nov. 16External link

On Nov. 16, five of Fermilab’s best and brightest will duke it out in the Fermilab Arts & Lecture Series’ first ever Physics Slam. It’s similar to a poetry slam – each of the five physicists will get 12 minutes to explain a complex scientific concept to the audience in the most clear and entertaining way possible. Read More »

10.31.12From the Labs

ORNL Debuts Titan SupercomputerExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory launched a new era of scientific supercomputing with Titan, a system capable of churning through more than 20,000 trillion calculations each second—or 20 petaflops. Read More »

10.25.12From the Labs

Measuring Table-Top Accelerators’ State-of-the-Art BeamsExternal link

Studies by Berkeley Lab scientists of electron beam quality in laser plasma accelerators include novel tests for slice-energy spread.
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10.24.12From the Labs

Training Your Robot the PaR-PaR WayExternal link

Berkeley Lab and JBEI Researchers Develop a Biology-Friendly Robot Programming Language. Read More »

10.24.12From the Labs

Chi-Chang Kao named SLAC directorExternal link

Chi-Chang Kao, an associate laboratory director at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, has been named as the lab's fifth director, Stanford University President John Hennessy announced today.
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10.23.12From the Labs

State-of-the-Art Beams From Table-Top AcceleratorsExternal link

Berkeley Lab’s lead in laser plasma acceleration research continues with new benchmarks for electron beam quality.
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10.18.12From the Labs

Bright Lights and Liquid BridgesExternal link

Argonne Lab's Advanced Photon Source shows how floating water bridges defy gravity.

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10.15.12From the Labs

Adventures in Science and Explorations at BerkeleyExternal link

Thousands stopped by the Office of Science booth at Berkeley Lab's Open House. Click hereExternal link to view photos of the event.

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