User Facility News

02.23.16User Facility

Updated Workflows for New LHCExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists contribute to new software that helps physics maximize next-generation supercomputing architectures. Read More »

02.22.16User Facility

New Iron Oxides Point to an Oxygen Source Inside the EarthExternal link

Using three synchrotron x-ray light sources, including the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Photon Source (APS), an Office of Science user facility at Argonne, scientists have discovered two new iron oxides. Read More »

02.19.16User Facility

Biofuel Tech Straight from the FarmExternal link

Research team taps EMSL and DOE JGI to harness promising fungi found in manure. Read More »

02.19.16User Facility

Putting the Squeeze on Porous MaterialsExternal link

Compression of crystals of synthetic, porous materials by researchers using the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Photon Source (APS), an Office of Science user facility, has revealed new insights into how these materials with a range of applications behave under pressure, which could allow scientists to fine tune their properties for industrial, medical and fuel-storage use. Read More »

02.17.16User Facility

Titan Probes Depths of Biofuel’s Biggest BarrierExternal link

ORNL researchers’ 23.7-million atom system demonstrates why lignin is such a problem. Read More »

02.17.16User Facility

Software Optimized on Mira Advances Design of Mini-Proteins for Medicines and MaterialsExternal link

University of Washington (UW) researchers are using one of the nation's most powerful supercomputers, the 10-petaflop/s Mira at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), to improve their software for designing protein structures to likewise virtually design and test mini-proteins called peptides. Read More »

02.16.16User Facility

Physicists Zoom in on Gluons' Contribution to Proton SpinExternal link

By analyzing the highest-energy proton collisions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), a particle collider at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, nuclear physicists have gotten a glimpse of how a multitude of gluons that individually carry very little of the protons’ overall momentum contribute to the protons’ spin. Read More »

02.12.16User Facility

Graphene Leans on Glass to Advance ElectronicsExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Stony Brook University (SBU), and the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at SUNY Polytechnic Institute have developed a simple and powerful method for creating resilient, customized, and high-performing graphene: layering it on top of common glass. Read More »

02.11.16User Facility

AWARE Project Launched to Gain New Insights on Climate of AntarcticaExternal link

Late last year, scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, working with a group led by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, embarked on a new project that will lead to a better understanding of how much of the sun’s light and the atmosphere’s heat radiation reach the Antarctic surface—variables that affect temperature patterns and ice melt throughout the region. Read More »

02.09.16User Facility

MAGIC Continues to Inspire InsightsExternal link

Researchers from multiple institutions are using the data obtain through MAGIC – the sea voyages in 2012 and 2013 that took continuous measurements of clouds and precipitation, aerosols, and atmospheric radiation from radiosondes launched by weather balloons every 6 hours over 200 days at sea – and improving our understanding of marine clouds. Read More »

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