User Facility News

08.24.17User Facility

Out of the Classroom and Into the LaboratoryExternal link

From June 26 to June 30, students and teachers from several Long Island school districts came to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory for an exciting week of summer science at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II), a DOE Office of Science User Facility. Read More »

08.24.17User Facility

Widening Horizons for High Schoolers with CodeExternal link

Last month, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory hosted a five-day Coding Camp for more than two dozen high school juniors and seniors, teaching new programming skills and how computer science is an integral part of an Argonne researcher’s life. Read More »

08.24.17User Facility

DOE User Facilities Partner for Greater Scientific ImpactExternal link

Two Department of Energy user facilities, the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) and the Joint Genome Institute (JGI), have selected 14 proposals from a joint call for 2018 research under the Facilities Integrating Collaborations for User Science (FICUS) initiative. Read More »

08.22.17User Facility

MARCUS Means a Rolling, Rich Science Look at the Southern OceanExternal link

The DOE-funded campaign, Measurement of Aerosols, Radiation and Clouds over the Southern Ocean (MARCUS), gathers the most complete set of data on aerosol and cloud properties from shipboard instruments over the stormy seas south of Antarctica. Read More »

08.22.17User Facility

Scientists Create ‘Diamond Rain’ That Forms in the Interior of Icy Giant PlanetsExternal link

SLAC’s X-ray laser and Matter in Extreme Conditions instrument allow researchers to examine the exotic precipitation in real time as it materializes in the laboratory. Read More »

08.21.17User Facility

Kathryn Hastie Wins Spicer Award for Lassa Virus Work at SLAC’s X-ray SynchrotronExternal link

The Scripps researcher is honored for groundbreaking research at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource that accelerated the development of a vaccine for deadly Lassa fever. Read More »

08.21.17User Facility

Nanotechnology Moves from the Clean Room to the ClassroomExternal link

High school students can get a hands-on introduction to nanoscience by growing copper wires at the nano-scale (one billionth of a meter) and micro-scale (millionth of a meter) using technology developed at Argonne’s Center for Nanoscale Materials, a DOE Office of Science User Facility, and produced by United Scientific. Read More »

08.18.17User Facility

Q&A with CFN Staff Member Gwen WrightExternal link

At Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN), Wright provides training to users and staff members who need access to the cleanroom and scanning electron microscope lab. Read More »

08.18.17User Facility

Discovered: A Quick and Easy Way to Shut Down Instabilities in Fusion DevicesExternal link

Scientists have discovered a remarkably simple way to suppress a common instability that can halt fusion reactions and damage the walls of reactors built to create a “star in a jar.” Read More »

08.18.17User Facility

Researchers Create Molecular Movie of Virus Preparing to Infect Healthy CellsExternal link

A research team has created for the first time a movie with nanoscale resolution of the three-dimensional changes a virus undergoes as it prepares to infect a healthy cell. The scientists analyzed thousands of individual snapshots from intense X-ray flashes, capturing the process in an experiment at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Read More »

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