Laboratory News

12.05.17From the Labs

Welcome Back, GRETINAExternal link

GRETINA, a world-class gamma ray spectrometer scientists are installing at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, will soon be contributing to our knowledge of the physics of unusual atomic nuclei. Read More »

12.04.17From the Labs

Live Via Satellite: A Global Perspective on Plant HealthExternal link

With the help of an Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) researcher who has been studying photosynthesis at canopy height, scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and other institutions have discovered a way to observe the process on a global scale, with implications for research in areas such as crop yield, drought response, and carbon cycle modeling. Read More »

11.30.17From the Labs

Blowing in the Stellar Wind: Scientists Reduce the Chances of Life on Exoplanets in So-called Habitable ZonesExternal link

Researchers led by space physicist Chuanfei Dong of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and Princeton University have recently raised doubts about water on — and thus potential habitability of — frequently cited exoplanets that orbit red dwarfs, the most common stars in the Milky Way. Read More »

11.29.17From the Labs

Addition of Tin Boosts Nanoparticle’s PhotoluminescenceExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have developed germanium nanoparticles with improved photoluminescence, making them potentially better materials for solar cells and imaging probes. Read More »

11.22.17From the Labs

PPPL Scientists Deliver New High-Resolution Diagnostic to National Laser FacilityExternal link

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have built and delivered a high-resolution X-ray spectrometer for the largest and most powerful laser facility in the world. Read More »

11.15.17From the Labs

Brookhaven Lab Partners with Seven U.S. Department of Energy Labs to Support and Enhance Medical Data Analysis for U.S. VeteransExternal link

As a partner with seven other U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories in the VA-DOE Big Data Science Initiative, Brookhaven National Laboratory will work with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to transform the practice of medicine and improve the lives and well-being of our nation’s veterans and the public. Read More »

11.13.17From the Labs

“Perfectly Frustrated” Metal Provides Possible Path to Superconductivity, Other New Quantum StatesExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory has discovered and described the existence of a unique disordered electron spin state in a metal that may provide a unique pathway to finding and studying frustrated magnets. Read More »

11.09.17From the Labs

Reaching New Heights: Physicists Improve the Vertical Stability of Superconducting Korean Fusion DeviceExternal link

A team of U.S. and Korean researchers, led by physicist Dennis Mueller of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), has now sharply improved the stability of the elongated plasma in KSTAR, setting an example for how to address similar issues in other superconducting devices such as ITER. Read More »

11.08.17From the Labs

Scientists Narrow Down the Search for Dark Photons Using Decade-Old Particle Collider DataExternal link

A fresh analysis of particle-collider data, co-led by Berkeley Lab physicists, limits some of the hiding places for one type of theorized particle – the dark photon, also known as the heavy photon – that was proposed to help explain the mystery of dark matter. Read More »

11.02.17From the Labs

Nanoscale Engineering for Better Separations: Michael HuExternal link

ORNL’s Michael Hu is the team lead for thermochemical processing under the DOE Bioprocessing Separations Consortium, leading scientists from eight national laboratories as they develop technologies to reduce the cost of expensive catalysts. Read More »

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