Laboratory News

01.19.18From the Labs

DOE Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar Visits SLACExternal link

Paul Dabbar, the Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science, visited SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Jan. 17 for a day of tours and discussions on how the lab is driving scientific innovation. His visit included meetings with SLAC and Stanford leadership, as well as researchers and scientists involved in the lab’s X-ray science, particle physics and astrophysics, technology innovation and applied energy programs. Read More »

01.18.18From the Labs

Let the Good Tubes RollExternal link

Inspired by biology, a PNNL-led team of scientists has created new tiny tubes that could help with water purification and tissue engineering studies. Read More »

01.12.18From the Labs

DOE Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar Visits Jefferson LabExternal link

On Jan. 11, Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar visited Jefferson Lab. While at the lab, he met several members of the lab’s senior leadership team, as well as members of the lab’s User Community and DOE Thomas Jefferson Site Office staff, and a number of the lab’s young scientists. Read More »

01.11.18From the Labs

Dark Energy Survey Releases First Three Years of DataExternal link

This first major release of data from the Survey includes information on about 400 million astronomical objects, including distant galaxies billions of light-years away as well as stars in our own galaxy. Read More »

12.26.17From the Labs

A Catalytic Balancing ActExternal link

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, Drexel University and several universities in South Korea used a new and counterintuitive approach to create a better catalyst that supports one of the reactions involved in splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen. Read More »

12.26.17From the Labs

Ames Laboratory-led Research Team Maps Magnetic Fields of Bacterial Cells and Nano-objects for the First TimeExternal link

A research team led by a scientist from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory has demonstrated for the first time that the magnetic fields of bacterial cells and magnetic nano-objects in liquid can be studied at high resolution using electron microscopy. Read More »

12.26.17From the Labs

Feathers and Whiskers Help Prevent Short Circuits in Plasma DevicesExternal link

Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have found a way to prevent plasma — the hot, charged state of matter composed of free electrons and atomic nuclei — from causing short circuits in machines such as spacecraft thrusters, radar amplifiers, and particle accelerators. Read More »

12.22.17From the Labs

INCITE Awards LLNL Researchers with Computing Time at Argonne and Oak RidgeExternal link

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists and researchers were among those awarded dedicated time on supercomputers at Argonne(link is external) and Oak Ridge (link is external)national laboratories under a Department of Energy program aimed at supporting computationally intensive, large-scale research projects. Read More »

12.19.17From the Labs

Theorists Propose Conditions Needed to Search for New Form of MatterExternal link

Theoretical description supported by mathematical calculations provides a roadmap that could lead to discovery of a 'chiral spin liquid.' Read More »

12.19.17From the Labs

Berkeley Lab Researchers ID Plant ‘Sunscreen’ ProteinExternal link

Researchers are working to understand – and manipulate – plant photoprotection mechanisms, such as a process called NPQ, or nonphotochemical quenching, which helps dissipate excess light energy inside chloroplasts. Read More »

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