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    Argonne's Paul Dickman honored with nuclear waste management achievement award

    Argonne's Paul Dickman honored with nuclear waste management achievement award

    Paul Dickman has been named a Waste Management Symposium Fellow for 2020.

    Using Fiber Optics to Advance Safe and Renewable Energy

    Using Fiber Optics to Advance Safe and Renewable Energy

    Fiber optic cables, it turns out, can be incredibly useful scientific sensors. Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have studied them for use in carbon sequestration, groundwater mapping, earthquake detection, and monitoring of Arctic permafrost thaw. Now they have been awarded new grants to develop fiber optics for two novel uses: monitoring offshore wind operations and underground natural gas storage.

    Brookhaven Lab's Lijun Wu Receives 2020 Chuck Fiori Award

    Brookhaven Lab's Lijun Wu Receives 2020 Chuck Fiori Award

    For the past 20 years, Wu has been advancing quantitative electron diffraction to study batteries, catalysts, and other energy materials.

    Jefferson Lab Temporarily Suspends Operations

    Jefferson Lab Temporarily Suspends Operations

    In an effort to minimize the risk to the Jefferson Lab workforce and in keeping with recommendations from national, state, and local authorities, the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is temporarily suspending operations.

    Department of Energy to Provide $60 Million for Science Computing Teams

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a plan to provide $60 million to establish multidisciplinary teams to develop new tools and techniques to harness supercomputers for scientific discovery.

    Fermilab, UNICAMP and Sao Paulo Research Foundation collaborate on major international projects for neutrino research

    Fermilab, UNICAMP and Sao Paulo Research Foundation collaborate on major international projects for neutrino research

    Under a new agreement, the University of Campinas and the Sao Paulo Research Foundation will play important roles in the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility and the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, hosted by Fermilab.

    New $21.4 million U.S.-Israel center aims to develop water-energy technologies

    New $21.4 million U.S.-Israel center aims to develop water-energy technologies

    A U.S.-Israel team that includes researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory has received $21.4 million to develop new technologies to help solve global water challenges.

    Argonne's Valerii Vinokur awarded Fritz London Prize

    Argonne's Valerii Vinokur awarded Fritz London Prize

    Valerii Vinokur, a senior scientist and distinguished fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, has been awarded the Fritz London Memorial Prize for his work in condensed matter and theoretical physics.

    Register to Join a Special April 16 Media Tour of a Telescope Instrument that Will Create a 3D Map of Millions of Galaxies

    Register to Join a Special April 16 Media Tour of a Telescope Instrument that Will Create a 3D Map of Millions of Galaxies

    Members of the media are invited to attend a mid-April dedication of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI), which is scheduled to begin its five-year mission to construct a 3D map of the universe in the coming months.

    Department of Energy to Provide $100 Million for Solar Fuels Research

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a plan to provide up to $100 million over five years for research on artificial photosynthesis for the production of fuels from sunlight.

    Fermi Award Now Open for Nominations

    The Department of Energy's Office of Science is accepting nominations for the 2020 Enrico Fermi Award.

    Chicago Public School students go beyond coding and explore artificial intelligence with Argonne National Laboratory

    Chicago Public School students go beyond coding and explore artificial intelligence with Argonne National Laboratory

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory's Educational Programs and Outreach department hosted Computer Science for All -- Coding and Beyond, in December as a part of the Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago initiative.

    ORNL, TVA sign agreement to collaborate on advanced reactor technologies

    ORNL, TVA sign agreement to collaborate on advanced reactor technologies

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Tennessee Valley Authority have signed a memorandum of understanding to evaluate a new generation of flexible, cost-effective advanced nuclear reactors.

    Argonne leads award-winning collaboration with Kairos Power that unveils new simulation of nuclear power plants

    Argonne leads award-winning collaboration with Kairos Power that unveils new simulation of nuclear power plants

    Argonne scientists won a 2019 R&D 100 award for collaborating with Kairos Power to create software that simulates entire nuclear power plants.

    Rare-earths experts at CMI debut a unique new research capability

    Rare-earths experts at CMI debut a unique new research capability

    Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Critical Materials Institute have a new and more accurate tool--a start-to-finish, controlled atmosphere materials processing system.

    Paul K. Kearns named 2020 FLC Laboratory Director of the Year

    Paul K. Kearns named 2020 FLC Laboratory Director of the Year

    Argonne National Laboratory Director Paul Kearns awarded Laboratory Director of the Year by The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC).

    Great Neck South Wins Long Island Regional Science Bowls

    Great Neck South Wins Long Island Regional Science Bowls

    UPTON, NY--On Thursday, Jan. 30 and Friday, Jan. 31, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory held two back-to-back installments of the Long Island Science Bowl, a regional branch of DOE's 30th annual National Science Bowl(r) (NSB). In this fast-paced question-and-answer showdown, teams of students from across Long Island were tested on a range of science disciplines including biology, chemistry, Earth science, physics, energy, and math.

    Researchers seek to improve hydropower, lower electricity costs

    Researchers seek to improve hydropower, lower electricity costs

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $1 million to a research team led by Missouri University of Science and Technology to study ways to better harness the power of water as an energy source. About 10% of electricity in the U.S. is created by moving water, or hydropower, according to the DOE's Hydropower Vision report, which also found great potential in improving hydropower systems to meet more U.

    New Centers Lead the Way towards a Quantum Future

    New Centers Lead the Way towards a Quantum Future

    The Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that it will establish Quantum Information Science Centers to help lay the foundation for these technologies. As Congress put forth in the National Quantum Initiative Act, the DOE's Office of Science will make awards for at least two and up to five centers.

    Senior Chemist Mark Beno Receives Posthumous AAAS Fellow Distinction for Lifetime Achievements

    Senior Chemist Mark Beno Receives Posthumous AAAS Fellow Distinction for Lifetime Achievements

    Mark Beno, APS senior chemist, recognized for his decades-long work.

    Lin Chen receives Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry

    Lin Chen receives Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry

    The Physical Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society announces that Lin X. Chen has received the 2020 Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry. The award recognizes Chen for "fundamental contributions to the elucidation of excited state structures, dynamics and energetics of light harvesting systems.

    Polymer expert Advincula named ORNL-UT Governor's Chair

    Polymer expert Advincula named ORNL-UT Governor's Chair

    Rigoberto "Gobet" Advincula has been named Governor's Chair of Advanced and Nanostructured Materials at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee.

    Former PPPL intern honored for outstanding machine learning poster

    Former PPPL intern honored for outstanding machine learning poster

    The American Physical Society (APS) has recognized a former PPPL summer intern for producing an outstanding research poster at the world-wide APS Division of Plasma Physics (DPP) gathering last October. The student used machine learning to accelerate a leading PPPL computer code known as XGC.

    Team led by PPPL wins major supercomputer time to help capture on Earth the fusion that powers the sun and stars

    Team led by PPPL wins major supercomputer time to help capture on Earth the fusion that powers the sun and stars

    PPPL will use INCITE-award time on Summit and Theta supercomputers to develop predictions for the performance of ITER, the international experiment under construction to demonstrate the feasibility of fusion energy.

    Department of Energy Announces $625 Million for New Quantum Centers

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $625 million over the next five years to establish two to five multidisciplinary Quantum Information Science (QIS) Research Centers in support of the National Quantum Initiative.