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    Science Begins at Brookhaven Lab's New Cryo-EM Research Facility

    Science Begins at Brookhaven Lab's New Cryo-EM Research Facility

    On January 8, 2021, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory welcomed the first virtually visiting researchers to the Laboratory for BioMolecular Structure (LBMS), a new cryo-electron microscopy facility.

    Two Berkeley Lab Scientists Honored with the Lawrence Award

    Two Berkeley Lab Scientists Honored with the Lawrence Award

    The Department of Energy has announced that Susannah Tringe and Dan Kasen, two scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), will receive the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award, one of DOE's highest honors. Additionally, former Berkeley Lab scientist M. Zahid Hasan was also named as one of the eight recipients.

    ElastiDry Wins DOE National Pitch Competition

    ElastiDry Wins DOE National Pitch Competition

    A panel of five judges from the Bay Area and Silicon Valley investment community chose the PNNL innovation from 10 product pitches.

    Fermilab receives DOE award to develop machine learning for particle accelerators

    Fermilab receives DOE award to develop machine learning for particle accelerators

    Fermilab scientists and engineers are developing a machine learning platform to help run Fermilab's accelerator complex alongside a fast-response machine learning application for accelerating particle beams. The programs will work in tandem to boost efficiency and energy conservation in Fermilab accelerators.

    Argonne earns HPCwire awards for the best use of high performance computing in energy and industry

    Argonne earns HPCwire awards for the best use of high performance computing in energy and industry

    HPCwire magazine recognizes two Argonne teams for outstanding achievement in their use of high performance computing.

    Rachel Slaybaugh to Lead Berkeley Lab's Cyclotron Road

    Rachel Slaybaugh to Lead Berkeley Lab's Cyclotron Road

    The Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has named Rachel Slaybaugh, associate professor of nuclear engineering at UC Berkeley, to lead Berkeley Lab's Cyclotron Road Division.

    $2.6 million Dept. of Energy grant to fund research into solar energy and power grids

    $2.6 million Dept. of Energy grant to fund research into solar energy and power grids

    A team of researchers from Binghamton University, State University of New York has been selected to receive $2.6 million from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to develop ways to reliably support higher amounts of solar power on the grid.

    Experiment to Precisely Measure Electrons Moves Forward

    Experiment to Precisely Measure Electrons Moves Forward

    The MOLLER experiment at DOE's Jefferson Lab is one step closer to carrying out an experiment to gain new insight into the forces at work inside the heart of matter through probes of the humble electron. The experiment has just received a designation of Critical Decision 1, or CD-1, from the DOE, which is a greenlight to move forward in design and prototyping of equipment.

    Physicists Hong Qin and Ahmed Diallo recognized for outstanding research at PPPL

    Physicists Hong Qin and Ahmed Diallo recognized for outstanding research at PPPL

    Theoretical and experimental physicists receive PPPL awards for standout research in 2020.

    Scientists collaborate on public-private partnership to facilitate the development of commercial fusion energy

    Scientists collaborate on public-private partnership to facilitate the development of commercial fusion energy

    Article describes PPPL work in coordination with MIT's Plasma Science and Fusion Center and Commonwealth Fusion Systems, a start-up spun out of MIT that is developing a unique tokamak fusion device called "SPARC."

    In Memoriam: Jack Steinberger, 99

    In Memoriam: Jack Steinberger, 99

    Jack Steinberger, who with Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz was awarded the 1988 Nobel Prize in physics for their 1962 discovery of the muon neutrino, died on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at his home in Geneva. He was 99.

    Argonne scientists to use AI and machine learning to ​"tune" user facilities, starting with ATLAS

    Argonne scientists to use AI and machine learning to ​"tune" user facilities, starting with ATLAS

    Argonne scientists awarded funding to improve Argonne Tandem Linear Accelerator System.

    FSU Center for Advanced Power Systems to partner with City of Tallahassee on power grid research

    FSU Center for Advanced Power Systems to partner with City of Tallahassee on power grid research

    Florida State University will join the City of Tallahassee and other research partners on a U.S. Department of Energy project to improve integration of solar panels into electrical grids.

    Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory receives two national environmental awards

    Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory receives two national environmental awards

    The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory received two national awards for its sustainability efforts, including a DOE Sustainability Award for instituting a water treatment method that is safer for wildlife and a gold EPEAT Award for purchasing 97 percent EPEAT-certified electronics.

    PNNL Scientists Elected AAAS Fellows

    PNNL Scientists Elected AAAS Fellows

    Two Pacific Northwest National Laboratory researchers, one a world-leading authority on microorganisms and their impact on soil and human health, and the other an expert on coastal ecosystem restoration, have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

    American Vacuum Society Honors Jefferson Lab Accelerator Scientist

    American Vacuum Society Honors Jefferson Lab Accelerator Scientist

    Some of the most advanced work to enable research at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is focused on ensuring that nothing gets in the way of the electron beam produced for nuclear physics experiments. Now, one Jefferson Lab staff scientist is being honored for her work on producing ultra-high to extreme-high vacuum environments to do just that.

    Brookhaven's Kevin Yager Named Oppenheimer Leadership Fellow

    Brookhaven's Kevin Yager Named Oppenheimer Leadership Fellow

    Yager, a group leader at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, is exploring challenges and opportunities for the U.S. Department of Energy.

    JSA Announces 10 New Graduate Fellows

    JSA Announces 10 New Graduate Fellows

    Jefferson Science Associates has announced the award of ten graduate fellowships to doctoral students for the 2020-2021 academic year. The fellowships will support students' advanced studies at their universities and research at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, a U.S. Department of Energy nuclear physics research laboratory managed and operated by JSA.

    PPPL awarded total of $4 million to simplify design and construction of stellarator fusion energy facilities

    PPPL awarded total of $4 million to simplify design and construction of stellarator fusion energy facilities

    Design and construction of start of unique permanent magnet stellarator funded to begin.

    $2.5 million DOE grant to help MSU researchers measure benefits of growing trees for biofuel

    $2.5 million DOE grant to help MSU researchers measure benefits of growing trees for biofuel

    A $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy will benefit Mississippi State researchers in the university's Forest and Wildlife Research Center studying the economic and ecological benefits of growing trees for biofuel production.

    8 Berkeley Lab Scientists Named 2020 AAAS Fellows

    8 Berkeley Lab Scientists Named 2020 AAAS Fellows

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society, today announced that 489 of its members, among them eight scientists at Berkeley Lab, have been named Fellows. This lifetime honor, which follows a nomination and review process, recognizes scientists, engineers, and innovators for their distinguished achievements in research and other disciplines toward the advancement or applications of science.

    Argonne team collects Best Paper Award at SC20

    Argonne team collects Best Paper Award at SC20

    The research described in the winning paper is focused on using a high-performance, iterative reconstruction system for noninvasive imaging at synchrotron facilities.

    Utah State University's Seth Manesse wins first individual CyberForce Competition(tm)

    Utah State University's Seth Manesse wins first individual CyberForce Competition(tm)

    After a tough, day-long contest, Seth Manesse from Utah State University won the sixth CyberForce Competition.

    Quantum X-ray Microscope Underway at Brookhaven Lab

    Quantum X-ray Microscope Underway at Brookhaven Lab

    UPTON, NY--Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have begun building a quantum-enhanced x-ray microscope at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II). This groundbreaking microscope, supported by the Biological and Environmental Research progam at DOE's Office of Science, will enable researchers to image biomolecules like never before.

    Accelerator Makes Cross-Country Trek to Enable Laser Upgrade

    Accelerator Makes Cross-Country Trek to Enable Laser Upgrade

    Today, the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has shipped the final new section of accelerator that it has built for an upgrade of the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS). The section of accelerator, called a cryomodule, has begun a cross-country road trip to DOE's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, where it will be installed in LCLS-II, the world's brightest X-ray laser.