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Five Brookhaven Lab Scientists Named 2017 American Physical Society Fellows

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Anatoly Frenkel, Morgan May, Rachid Nouicer, Eric Stach, and Peter Steinberg were recognized for their outstanding contributions to astrophysics, materials physics, and nuclear physics.
22-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Designing New Metal Alloys Using Engineered Nanostructures

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Stony Brook assistant professor Jason Trelewicz uses the electron microscopy and computing resources at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials to characterize nanoscale structures in metals mixed with other elements. The goal of his...
21-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Making Glass Invisible: A Nanoscience-Based Disappearing Act

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Glare-free cell phone screens, ultra-transparent windows, and more efficient solar cells—these are some of the applications that could be enabled by texturing glass surfaces with tiny nanoscale features that reduce surface reflections to nearly...
30-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Using Supercomputers to Delve Ever Deeper into the Building Blocks of Matter

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Physicists and computational scientists at Brookhaven Lab will help to develop the next generation of computational tools to push the field of nuclear physics forward.
18-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Use Machine Learning to Translate 'Hidden' Information that Reveals Chemistry in Action

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UPTON, NY—Chemistry is a complex dance of atoms. Subtle shifts in position and shuffles of electrons break and remake chemical bonds as participants change partners. Catalysts are like molecular matchmakers that make it easier for...
10-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Efficient Catalyst for Key Step in Artificial Photosynthesis

UPTON, NY—Chemists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have designed a new catalyst that speeds up the rate of a key step in “artificial photosynthesis”—an effort to mimic how plants, algae, and some bacteria...
3-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Bringing Diversity Into Computational Science Through Student Outreach

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This summer, a diverse group of high school, undergraduate, and graduate students—including women and underrepresented minorities—performed data science research at Brookhaven Lab.
28-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

With Extra Sugar, Leaves Get Fat Too

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Eat too much without exercising and you'll probably put on a few pounds. As it turns out, plant leaves do something similar. In a new study at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, scientists show that retaining sugars in...
25-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Brookhaven Lab Construction Technology Poised for Commercialization

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Long Island start-up company SulfCrete, Inc. has been exploring commercialization of sulfur polymer, a unique and affordable construction material developed at Brookhaven National Lab that has a very small carbon footprint compared to the existing...
24-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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