Laboratory News

09.12.17From the Labs

Physicists Propose New Way to Stabilize Next-Generation Fusion PlasmasExternal link

Recent experiments have revealed evidence confirming that losses of up to 40 percent of high-energy particles are observed in experiments when many Alfvén waves are excited by deuterium beam ions used to simulate alpha particles and higher-energy beam ions in a fusion reactor. Read More »

09.07.17From the Labs

Arjun Shankar: Advancing National Missions Through Smart DataExternal link

Arjun Shankar, a computer scientist at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, works at the intersection of these missions, bridging domain researchers and data scientists to transform big data into smart data in order to accelerate scientific discovery. Read More »

09.06.17From the Labs

Brookhaven Lab Says Goodbye to its 2017 Summer Interns, Future LeadersExternal link

On August 10, 2017, nearly 250 students studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields completed their summer internships at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory. Read More »

09.01.17From the Labs

PPPL Physicists Essential to New Campaign on World’s Most Powerful StellaratorExternal link

Physicists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) are providing critical expertise for the first full campaign of the world’s largest and most powerful stellarator, a magnetic confinement fusion experiment, the Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) in Germany. Read More »

09.01.17From the Labs

Artificial Intelligence Analyzes Gravitational Lenses 10 Million Times FasterExternal link

SLAC and Stanford researchers demonstrate that brain-mimicking ‘neural networks’ can revolutionize the way astrophysicists analyze their most complex data, including extreme distortions in spacetime that are crucial for our understanding of the universe. Read More »

08.31.17From the Labs

Discovery Suggests New Significance of Unheralded Chemical ReactionsExternal link

A type of chemical reaction originally thought to be of little practical importance when hypothesized nearly a century ago may actually constitute major chemical pathways in the interaction of different gases, potentially offering new insights into engine dynamics and even the atmospheres of different planets. Read More »

08.30.17From the Labs

The Outsized Role of Soil MicrobesExternal link

Three scientists have proposed a new approach to better understand the role of soil organic matter in long-term carbon storage and its response to changes in global climate and atmospheric chemistry. Read More »

08.29.17From the Labs

SLAC’s Blair Ratcliff Wins American Physical Society’s Instrumentation AwardExternal link

The emeritus physicist was honored for the development of novel detectors that have greatly advanced experiments in particle physics, especially BABAR, which looked into the matter-antimatter imbalance of the universe. Read More »

08.29.17From the Labs

Young Scientists Show Off Hands-on Research Projects at PPPLExternal link

For Dhruvit Patel, a rising senior majoring in mechanical engineering and physics at Rutgers University, the 10 weeks he spent at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) were a welcome opportunity to do hands-on research. Read More »

08.28.17From the Labs

PPPL Physicist Discovers That Some Plasma Instabilities Can Extinguish ThemselvesExternal link

Physicist Fatima Ebrahimi at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has for the first time used advanced models to accurately simulate key characteristics of the cyclic behavior of edge-localized modes (ELMs), a particular type of plasma instability. Read More »

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