Science Headlines

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 MoreExternal linkage

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 MoreExternal linkage

09.06.17User Facility

Digital AutodidactExternal link

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is testing a ‘deep-learning supercomputer in a box’ as it looks ahead to machines that automatically find insights in data. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.06.17User Facility

Scientists Fine-Tune System to Create ‘Syngas’ from CO2External link

Scientists have developed a new recipe for creating synthesis gas mixtures, or syngas, that involves adding a pinch of copper atoms sprinkled atop a gold surface. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.01.17User Facility

X-ray Footprinting Solves Mystery of Metal-Breathing ProteinExternal link

A team of scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have discovered the details of an unconventional coupling between a bacterial protein and a mineral that allows the bacterium to breathe when oxygen is not available. Read MoreExternal linkage

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 MoreExternal linkage

09.01.17User Facility

Scientists Bring Visual ‘Magic’ to LightExternal link

Scientists from mixed reality technology company Magic Leap Inc., working with researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), have developed new, versatile ways to control and enhance the light-bending properties of synthetic optical nanostructures. Read MoreExternal linkage

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 MoreExternal linkage

08.31.17User Facility

Scientists Developing Innovative Techniques for High-Resolution Analysis of Hybrid MaterialsExternal link

In an effort to better study a promising class of materials that could energize the solar cell industry, researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a new method of analyzing the material’s molecular-scale structure. Read MoreExternal linkage

08.31.17User Facility

Ames Laboratory Scientists Move Graphene Closer to Transistor ApplicationsExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory were able to successfully manipulate the electronic structure of graphene, which may enable the fabrication of graphene transistors-- faster and more reliable than existing silicon-based transistors. Read MoreExternal linkage

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