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Chaos Ensues When Lasers and Plasma Meet

Warp+PXR dramatically improves the accuracy of the simulations compared to those typically used in plasma research. Now, researchers can simulate lasers’ interactions with plasma with much higher precision.
23-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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This Superconductor Does Not Take Light Lightly

Superconductors are materials that show no resistance to electrical current when cooled. Recently, scientists discovered a new superconducting material. Now, scientists have found that when exposed to low-energy ultraviolet light, the material acts...
22-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nuclear Physics Detector Tech Used in Cancer Treatment Monitoring System

The OARtrac® system includes technologies that are based on a novel application of scintillating material in fiber form. Doctors can insert these scintillating fibers into the human body via a catheter to monitor the radiation that cancer patients...
21-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DOE Issues Small Business Research and Development Funding Opportunity Announcement

The Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs issued its first Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for Fiscal Year 2020.
21-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ECP’s Exastar Project Seeks Answers Hidden in the Cosmos

ExaStar aims to create simulations for comparison with experiments and observations to help answer a variety of questions: Why is there more iron than gold in the universe? Why is anything rarer than anything else? Why is finding transuranic...
21-Aug-2019 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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No Limits for Light or Science

Re-imagining materials for solar panels and so much more demands curious people who care about big problems. That’s the team at the Photonics at the Thermodynamic Limits (PTL) Center, an Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) funded by the...
15-Aug-2019 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DOE to Provide $27.6 Million for Data Science Research in Chemical and Materials Sciences

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $27.6 million in funding over the next three years for targeted research in data science to accelerate discovery in chemistry and material sciences.
15-Aug-2019 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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CANDLE Illuminates New Pathways in Fight Against Cancer

As part of the Department of Energy’s role in the fight against cancer, scientists are building tools that use supercomputers to solve problems in entirely new ways.
15-Aug-2019 12:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Some Bacteria Make a Big Difference in Dryland Wheat Farming

Even a single species of bacteria can positively affect soils and plants, improving and even enabling agriculture in semi-arid areas.
21-Mar-2019 2:55 PM EDT

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Lighting the Way to Removing Radioactive Elements

An unassuming pulse of light illuminates a possible way to separate a troubling element, americium, from a soup of similar elements. The diverse team at the Center for Actinide Science & Technology Energy Frontier Research Center is finding fast,...
20-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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Meet the Director: Jim Mather, ARM User Facility

As the director of the ARM user facility, Mather and his facility make it possible to gather never-before-seen atmospheric data at sites around the world.
19-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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