Laboratory News

11.01.16From the Labs

Cloudy Feedback on Global WarmingExternal link

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have identified a mechanism that causes low clouds -- and their influence on Earth's energy balance -- to respond differently to global warming, depending on their spatial pattern and location. Read More »

10.31.16From the Labs

Brookhaven Lab 'Higgs Hunter' Sally Dawson Receives J.J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle PhysicsExternal link

The award, given by the American Physical Society (APS), recognizes Dawson and her three co-authors of The Higgs Hunter's Guide, a seminal book first published in 1989 on the physics of Higgs bosons—fundamental particles predicted by the accepted theory of particle physics as essential to generating the mass of fundamental particles, and discovered in experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in 2012. Read More »

10.27.16From the Labs

Inclusion Increases Innovation: Recap of the Diversity & Inclusion Workshop at Brookhaven LabExternal link

More than 300 people attended the diversity and inclusion workshop Sept. 7 and 8, including more than 200 Brookhaven Lab science and support staff plus an additional 100 participants who traveled from DOE, national laboratories from across the nation, and others from schools in the New York State region. Read More »

10.21.16From the Labs

Quantum-Dot Solar Windows Evolve with ‘Doctor-Blade’ SpreadingExternal link

A Los Alamos National Laboratory research team demonstrates an important step in taking quantum dot, solar-powered windows from the laboratory to the construction site by proving that the technology can be scaled up from palm-sized demonstration models to windows large enough to put in and power a building. Read More »

10.21.16From the Labs

Argonne Researchers Posit Way to Locally Circumvent Second Law of ThermodynamicsExternal link

One implication for the research could be a way to one day remotely power a device — that is, the energy expended to light the lamp could take place anywhere. Read More »

10.19.16From the Labs

Ames Laboratory Scientists Gain Insight on Mechanism of Unconventional SuperconductivityExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and partner institutions conducted a systematic investigation into the properties of the newest family of unconventional superconducting materials, iron-based compounds. Read More »

10.18.16From the Labs

Ames Laboratory to Receive $3 Million to Develop Instrument to Study Plant Cell WallsExternal link

A team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory will be developing new instrumentation aimed at determining the chemical and structural makeup of plant cell walls to better understand how to convert plant material into bio-energy. Read More »

10.12.16From the Labs

Planetarium Show Brings ‘Phantom’ Matter to LifeExternal link

Berkeley Lab collaborated with other national labs, universities, and international research institutions on the production of a new planetarium show, “Phantom of the Universe,” designed to immerse audiences in the search for dark matter. Read More »

10.11.16From the Labs

Still No 'Sterile' Neutrinos, But the Search Goes OnExternal link

Reports of the non-existence of the so-called “sterile” neutrino are premature, say scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory—even as they release results from two experiments that further limit the places this elusive particle may be hiding. Read More »

10.11.16From the Labs

New Equipment Allows Ames Laboratory and ISU Researchers to Simulate Commercial Materials ProcessingExternal link

Researchers at Iowa State University and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have a new tool to help understand and fine-tune the processing of materials in a variety of commercial techniques. Read More »

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