Argonne’s Oleo Sponge, developed to clean oil spills, lived up to its promise in an experiment conducted off the coast of Southern California, in April.
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The U.S. electric system is adapting to a new wave of distributed energy resources, such as solar panels and energy storage. Some of these work together in localized networks known as microgrids — nearly 2,000 are now operating or planned across...
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Argonne scientists reaffirm the potential of graphene as a cheaper, more efficient alternative to oil for lubrication purposes.
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Argonne researchers improve upon acoustic levitation by using less material, lowering costs and paving the way for more research in the field.
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Argonne scientists have determined that electrons in some oxides can experience an “unconventional slowing down” of their response to a light pulse. This behavior may result in potentially useful properties related to magnetism, conductivity or...
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Argonne physicists are using a unique, laser-based, atom-counting technique called Atom Trap Trace Analysis to selectively capture and count the krypton isotopes 81Kr and 85Kr to determine the age of ice and groundwater. The...
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Argonne National Laboratory has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to lead an Energy Frontier Research Center focused on advanced materials for energy-water systems.
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Best-selling science fiction author Andy Weir visited Argonne to give a series of standing-room-only talks, inspiring students and scientists alike.
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Argonne microbiologist Jack Gilbert explore whether or not consuming probiotics benefits our health.
21-Sep-2016 2:00 PM EDT
Last August, Supratik Guha joined the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory as director for both the Center for Nanoscale Materials and the laboratory’s Nanoscience & Technology Division. Guha took the time to answer a few...
29-Mar-2016 4:05 PM EDT
The Director of the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, George Crabtree, is doing a Reddit Ask Me Anything to answer questions about the past, present and future of energy storage.
14-Dec-2015 9:05 AM EST
Why does summer gas cost more (but get you better mileage?) Why does accelerating use more gas than driving at a steady speed? Argonne transportation engineer Steve Ciatti talks about the science behind gas mileage.
1-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT
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Argonne National Lab Experts on Grid Reliability Available for Interview in Wake of Recent Power Outages
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