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06.22.17User Facility

National Synchrotron Light Source II User Profile: Stephan HruszkewyczExternal link

While Stephan regularly conducts research at Argonne's own synchrotron user facility, the Advanced Photon Source (APS), his work on the nanoscale structure and behavior of materials has led him to book beamtime at the DOE's newest synchrotron, the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II).
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06.22.17Science Highlight

Manipulating Earth-Abundant Materials to Harness the Sun’s Energy

New material based on common iron ore can help turn intermittent sunlight and water into long-lasting fuel. Read More »

06.22.17From the Labs

Chicago Quantum Exchange to Create Technologically Transformative EcosystemExternal link

The University of Chicago is collaborating with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory to launch an intellectual hub for advancing academic, industrial and governmental efforts in the science and engineering of quantum information.
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Michigan State University 06.22.17University Research

Squeezing Oil Out of Plants and Into Your Gas Tank: It's Hard.External link

When the Benning lab at Michigan State University tried a technique for producing plant biofuels, an unexpected result led to an increase in our basic knowledge of plant biology. Read More »

06.21.17User Facility

R&D Effort Produces Magnetic Devices to Enable More Powerful X-ray LasersExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Argonne National Laboratory have collaborated to design, build, and test two devices, called superconducting undulators, which could make X-ray free-electron lasers (FELs) more powerful, versatile, compact, and durable.
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06.21.17From the Labs

Northwestern, Fermi National Accelerator Lab Launch New Research CenterExternal link

The Center for Applied Physics and Superconducting Technologies (CAPST) lays the groundwork for the cross-utilization of technical expertise, facilities, and equipment and establishes a partnership that will foster joint scientific research, mentorship, and new opportunities for researchers, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.
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06.21.17User Facility

SLAC Experiment is First to Decipher Atomic Structure of an Intact Virus with an X-ray LaserExternal link

An international team of scientists has for the first time used an X-ray free-electron laser to unravel the structure of an intact virus particle on the atomic level.
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This diagram shows the timeline of the universe, from its beginnings in the Big Bang to today. 06.21.17Article

Our Expanding Universe: Delving into Dark Energy

Space is expanding ever more rapidly and scientists are researching dark energy to understand why. Read More »

06.20.17User Facility

At Age 25, Southern Great Plains Has Gathered Critical DataExternal link

For the past 25 years, ARM’s flagship observatory - the Southern Great Plains observatory - has gathered atmospheric data from continuous measurements and been an outdoor laboratory for testing and field-hardening devices for measuring factors important to understanding the atmosphere and improving earth system models.
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06.20.17From the Labs

Sound Waves Direct Particles to Self-Assemble, Self-HealExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) demonstrated how particles, floating on top of a glycerin-water solution, synchronize in response to acoustic waves blasted from a computer speaker.
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