Laboratory News

04.19.17From the Labs

Ames Laboratory Hosts its First Office of Science Graduate Student Program ResearcherExternal link

To fund her research at Ames Laboratory, Elizabeth Wille applied for a supplemental award through the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program. SCGSR’s program prepares graduate student recipients for science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) careers critical to the DOE Office of Science mission. Read More »

04.18.17From the Labs

Study on Impact of Climate Change on SnowpackExternal link

An international team of scientists, including one from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), has found that up to 20 percent loss in the annual maximum amount of water contained in the Western United States' mountain snowpack in the last three decades is due to human influence. Read More »

04.18.17From the Labs

Tweaking a Molecule's Structure Can Send it Down a Different Path to CrystallizationExternal link

Insights into crystallization pathways gained by scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory could eventually design of a variety of products with more predictive control over the design and assembly of biomimetic materials. Read More »

04.14.17From the Labs

Researchers Resolve Key Question on Titanium Oxide, Water InteractionsExternal link

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have determined that water is only slightly more likely to stay in one piece as it binds to the catalyst surface than it is to form the hydroxyl pairs. Read More »

04.13.17From the Labs

LArIAT Upgrade Will Test DUNE DesignExternal link

In particle physics, the difference of a millimeter or two can make or break an experiment. In March, the LArIAT experiment began a proof-of-concept test to make sure the planned Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) will work well with that 2-millimeter difference. Read More »

04.07.17From the Labs

Scientists at PPPL Further Understanding of a Process that Causes Heat Loss in Fusion DevicesExternal link

Secondary electron emission - or SEE - cools the edge of plasma in tokamaks and dampens its overall performance; physicists working with the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory recently advanced their understanding on how SEE is affected by different wall materials and structures. Read More »

04.06.17From the Labs

Skyrmions Created with a Special SpiralExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have found a way to control the creation of special textured surfaces in magnetically ordered materials. Read More »

04.05.17From the Labs

New Measurements Suggest ‘Antineutrino Anomaly’ Fueled by Modeling ErrorExternal link

Results from a new scientific study may shed light on a mismatch between predictions and recent measurements of ghostly particles streaming from nuclear reactors—the so-called “reactor antineutrino anomaly,” which has puzzled physicists since 2011. Read More »

04.03.17From the Labs

New Device Produces Hydrogen Peroxide for Water PurificationExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have created a small device for hydrogen peroxide production that could be powered by renewable energy sources, like conventional solar panels. Read More »

04.03.17From the Labs

Frozen in a Flash: Rapid Solidification Keeps Materials on Cooling Fast TrackExternal link

Material scientists at the Ames Laboratory are cooling materials super-quickly to prevent the normal crystalline structures from forming, often creating materials with unique structures and properties. Read More »

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