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10.17.18Science Highlight

Cryocooler Cools an Accelerator Cavity

Researchers demonstrated cryogen-free operation of a superconducting radio-frequency cavity that might ease barriers to its use in societal applications. Read More »

10.17.18Science Highlight

Shining Light on the Separation of Rare Earth Metals

New studies identify key molecular characteristics to potentially separate rare earth metals cleanly and efficiently with light. Read More »

10.17.18Science Highlight

How to Make Soot and Stardust

Scientists unlock mystery that could help reduce emissions of fine particles from combustion engines and other sources. Read More »

10.16.18Science Highlight

Placing Atoms for Optimum Catalysts

Precise positioning of oxygens could help engineer faster, more efficient energy-relevant chemical transformations. Read More »

Breaking the Symmetry Between Fundamental Forces09.15.18Science Highlight

Breaking the Symmetry Between Fundamental Forces

Scientists improve our understanding of the relationship between fundamental forces by re-creating the earliest moments of the universe. Read More »

Water Plays Unexpected Role in Forming Minerals09.15.18Science Highlight

Water Plays Unexpected Role in Forming Minerals

Water molecules line up tiny particles to attach and form minerals; understanding how this happens impacts energy extraction and storage along with waste disposal. Read More »

Discovered: Optimal Magnetic Fields Suppress Instabilities in Tokamak Plasmas09.11.18Science Highlight

Discovered: Optimal Magnetic Fields Suppress Instabilities in Tokamak Plasmas

U.S. and Korean scientists show how to find and use beneficial 3-D field perturbations to stabilize dangerous edge-localized modes in plasma. Read More »

Heavy Particles Get Caught Up in the Flow09.06.18Science Highlight

Heavy Particles Get Caught Up in the Flow

First direct measurement show how heavy particles containing a charm quark get caught up in the flow of early universe particle soup. Read More »

Seeing Between the Atoms09.06.18Science Highlight

Seeing Between the Atoms

New detector enables electron microscope imaging at record-breaking resolution. Read More »

Getting an Up-Close, 3-D View of Gold Nanostars09.06.18Science Highlight

Getting an Up-Close, 3-D View of Gold Nanostars

Scientists can now measure 3-D structures of tiny particles with properties that hold promise for advanced sensors and diagnostics. Read More »

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