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A Hector cloud forms over the Tiwi Islands near Darwin, Australia.02.01.13Science Highlight

Impact of Local Climate on Cloud Systems

Tropical atmospheric data used to test climate model accuracy. Read More »

Silicon photomultiplier array.01.01.13Science Highlight

Advanced 3D Detectors for Research

Gamma-ray detectors built with silicon photomultiplier arrays provide high-resolution 3D imaging for research. Read More »

Depiction of superionic phase of copper (blue) diffusing through the sulfur (yellow) sublattice.01.01.13Science Highlight

Watching Ions Hop in Next Generation Battery Materials

Atomic-Scale, femtosecond time-scale measurements unravel the atomistic pathways and speed limits for copper migration through a nanocrystal. Read More »

Detailed electron microscopy images.11.01.12Science Highlight

Turning Down the Heat on Carbon

Unusual reaction eschews high temperatures and water to lock away climate-changing carbon dioxide. Read More »

Millimeter wavelength cloud radar, located at the Southern Great Plains site, probes the extent and composition of clouds at millimeter wavelengths.11.01.12Science Highlight

Low Clouds Contribute to Weather Prediction Model Bias

Long-term measurement records improve the representation of clouds in climate and weather forecast models. Read More »

Transmission electron micrograph of a section of Prochlorococcus marinus SS120 from Bryant, D.10.01.12Science Highlight

Marine Microbial Ecosystems: Not as Simple as Once Thought

Low abundance microbes may do more than their share of carbon cycling in the ocean. Read More »

Precise real-time steering of microwaves drives current at location of a Neoclassical Tearing Mode, causing it to shrink and disappear.10.01.12Science Highlight

‘Catch and Suppress’ Control of Instabilities in High Performance Fusion Plasmas

Real time steering of microwave beams is used to suppress deleterious modes on DIII-D. Read More »

Supercomputers could help speed up the drug discovery process by identifying suitable chemicals (seen as gray spheres)10.01.12Science Highlight

Designing Drugs on Supercomputers

Researchers use Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility to accelerate drug discovery. Read More »

Using a molecular template before atomic layer deposition leads to cavities in thin oxide films that act as shape-selective sieving layers for oxidations and reductions.10.01.12Science Highlight

Adding Nanocavities to Catalyst Surfaces Enhances Chemical Selectivity

Adding an oxide sieve, a layer containing nanocavities, to a catalyst surface makes the catalyst selective for specific reactions and increases efficiencies for chemical processes. Read More »

Photoionization/mass spectrometry apparatus at the Advanced Light Source10.01.12Science Highlight

Synchrotron plus Mass Spectrometer equals New Insights Into Combustion Chemistry

Unique analysis of the reaction of propene with oxygen atom reveals the influence of electron spin on combustion chemistry. Read More »

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