Laboratory News

09.26.17From the Labs

Nanoparticle Supersoap Creates ‘Bijel’ With Potential as Sculptable FluidExternal link

A new two-dimensional film, made of polymers and nanoparticles and developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), can direct two different non-mixing liquids into a variety of exotic architectures. Read More »

09.21.17From the Labs

UK Commits $88 Million to LBNF/DUNE in First-ever Umbrella Science Agreement with U.S.External link

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is the host laboratory for the LBNF/DUNE project, which will use Fermilab’s world-leading accelerator complex to send a beam of ghostly particles called neutrinos 800 miles through Earth to a massive detector that will be built a mile below the surface at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota. Read More »

09.14.17From the Labs

Niyanth Sridharan: Asking the Right QuestionsExternal link

Niyanth Sridharan grew up in a family that indulged his questions by using real-world examples to explain scientific concepts. That natural curiosity still drives the materials researcher today as he explores additive manufacturing techniques at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read More »

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 »

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