Laboratory News

11.16.16From the Labs

A New Way to Image Solar Cells in 3-DExternal link

Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a way to use optical microscopy to map thin-film solar cells in 3-D as they absorb photons. Read More »

11.09.16From the Labs

Argonne Researchers Win Three 2016 R&D 100 AwardsExternal link

The awards, organized by R&D magazine, are given out annually for the top technologies of the year, at the R&D 100 Awards and Technology Conference. Read More »

11.08.16From the Labs

Brookhaven Lab Wins Three 2016 R&D 100 AwardsExternal link

The Brookhaven Lab winners are the Hard X-ray Scanning Microscope with Multilayer Laue Lens Nanofocusing Optics (a joint award with DOE's Argonne National Laboratory), MoSoy Catalyst, and Nanostructured Anti-reflecting and Water-repellent Surface Coatings. Read More »

11.08.16From the Labs

Study: Carbon-Hungry Plants Impede Growth Rate of Atmospheric CO2External link

New findings of a multi-institutional study led by a scientist from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) suggest the rate at which CO2 is accumulating in the atmosphere has plateaued in recent years because Earth’s vegetation is grabbing more carbon from the air than in previous decades. Read More »

11.08.16From the Labs

Fermilab “Deepens” its Relationship with Sanford Underground Research FacilityExternal link

Fermilab in Batavia, IL and Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota are the sites of the future Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment and its Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility. Read More »

11.07.16From the Labs

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Wins Seven R&D 100 AwardsExternal link

The awards, known as the “Oscars of Invention,” honor innovative breakthroughs in materials science, biomedicine, consumer products and more from academia, industry and government-sponsored research agencies. Read More »

11.07.16From the Labs

PNNL Wins 2 R&D 100 Awards for Underground Cleanup and Carbon CaptureExternal link

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory tools that track underground contaminants and speed carbon capture technology development are among R&D Magazine’s 100 most innovative scientific breakthroughs of the year. Read More »

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 »

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