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"Invisible Glass" Wins 2018 Create the Future Design Contest Grand Prize

Scientists from the Center for Functional Nanomaterials developed a technique for making nonreflecting glass, silicon, and plastic surfaces.
15-Oct-2018 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites


In Memoriam: Leon Lederman, Nobel Laureate, 96

Leon Lederman, a co-winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in physics for the discovery of the muon neutrino, spent his life as a leader in a range of roles promoting science. He died on October 3, 2018, at the age of 96. Lederman conducted his Nobel...
9-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Three Brookhaven Lab Scientists Named Fellows of American Physical Society

The American Physical Society (APS), the world’s largest physics organization, has elected three scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory as 2018 APS fellows.
9-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Making a Movie of Nanocrystals' Structural Evolution

Capturing ultrafast atomic-scale motion could help scientists optimize the performance of materials with strong electronic correlations.
4-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


"Choosy" Electronic Correlations Dominate Metallic State of Iron Superconductor

Observation could help scientists find the universal key ingredient in the recipe for high-temperature superconductivity.
3-Oct-2018 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Single Atoms Break Carbon's Strongest Bond

Scientists have developed a new catalyst for breaking carbon-fluorine bonds, one of the strongest chemical bonds known. The discovery is a breakthrough for efforts in environmental remediation and chemical synthesis.
2-Oct-2018 7:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Department of Energy Announces $218 Million for Quantum Information Science

Brookhaven Lab will lead and contribute to DOE-funded research aimed at advancing next-gen technologies in computing, sensing, and other areas.
25-Sep-2018 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


How a Molecular Signal Helps Plant Cells Decide When to Make Oil

Scientists identify new details of how a sugar-signaling molecule helps regulate oil production in plant cells. The work could point to new ways to engineer plants to produce substantial amounts of oil for use as biofuels or in the production of...
21-Sep-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Brookhaven Lab Construction Technology Poised for Commercialization

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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The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as in energy technologies and national security. Brookhaven Lab also builds and operates major scientific facilities available to university, industry, and government researchers.

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Established in 1947 on Long Island, Upton, New York, Brookhaven is a multi-program national laboratory operated by Brookhaven Science Associates for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. Seven Nobel Prizes have been awarded for discoveries made at the Lab.

Brookhaven has a staff of approximately 3,000 scientists, engineers, technicians, and support staff, and hosts more than 4,000 guest researchers annually.


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