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New Tech Uses Isomeric Beams to Study How and Where the Galaxy Makes One of Its Most Common Elements 06.18.18Science Highlight

New Tech Uses Isomeric Beams to Study How and Where the Galaxy Makes One of Its Most Common Elements

A new measurement using a beam of aluminum-26 prepared in a metastable state allows researchers to better understand the creation of the elements in our galaxy. Read More »

Simulations of Magnetically Confined Plasmas Reveal a Self-Regulating Stabilizing Mechanism06.01.18Science Highlight

Simulations of Magnetically Confined Plasmas Reveal a Self-Regulating Stabilizing Mechanism

A mysterious mechanism that prevents instabilities may be similar to the process that maintains the Earth's magnetic field. Read More »

Seeing All the Colors of the Plasma Wind06.01.18Science Highlight

Seeing All the Colors of the Plasma Wind

2-D velocity imaging helps fusion researchers understand the role of ion winds (aka flows) in the boundary of tokamak plasmas. Read More »

Scientists Studying Nuclear Spin Make a Surprising Discovery06.01.18Science Highlight

Scientists Studying Nuclear Spin Make a Surprising Discovery

The size of a nucleus appears to influence the direction of certain particles emitted from collisions with spinning protons. Read More »

Renewable Solvents Derived From Lignin Lowers Waste in Biofuel Production06.01.18Science Highlight

Renewable Solvents Derived From Lignin Lower Waste in Biofuel Production

New class of solvents breaks down plant biomass into sugars for biofuels and bioproducts in a closed-loop biorefinery concept. Read More »

Simulating Turbulent Bubbly Flows in Nuclear Reactors06.01.18Science Highlight

Simulating Turbulent Bubbly Flows in Nuclear Reactors

With a better understanding of bubbly flows, researchers can improve the safety and operation of our nuclear reactors. Read More »

Solving a Magnesium Mystery in Rechargeable Battery Performance05.30.18

Solving a Magnesium Mystery in Rechargeable Battery Performance

Study reveals surprising, bad chemical reactivity in battery components previously considered compatible. Read More »

How to Draw a Line Narrower Than a Cold Virus05.30.18Science Highlight

How to Draw a Line Narrower Than a Cold Virus

Scientists use ion beams to write high-purity metal structures, enabling nanofabrication opportunities. Read More »

Changing the Surroundings Improves Catalysis05.30.18Science Highlight

Changing the Surroundings Improves Catalysis

Water changes how cobalt-based molecule turns carbon dioxide into chemical feedstock. Read More »

Powering Up With a Smart Window05.23.18Science Highlight

Powering Up With a Smart Window

Window material repeatedly switches from being see-through to blocking the heat and converting sunlight into electricity. Read More »

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