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U.S. Department of Energy Selects Los Alamos National Lab to Lead $9.25 Million Advanced Computing Partnership

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the selection of Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to lead a $9.25 million collaborative project in nuclear energy research through the Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC)...
9-Aug-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Understanding the Secrets of Photosynthesis in the Shade

Plants and algae use green-tinted chlorophyll to convert high-energy sunlight into food via photosynthesis. Some cyanobacteria can survive in deep shade by using infra-red and other low-energy light to photosynthesize. They accomplish this by...
9-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Department of Energy Announces $8.3 Million for Research on High Energy Density Plasmas

Today, the Department of Energy’s Office of Science (SC) and DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced $8.3 million for 20 research projects in High-Energy Density Laboratory Plasmas (HEDLP).
8-Aug-2022 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DOE Announces $19 Million to Small Businesses for Climate, Energy, and Scientific R&D

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced a plan to provide $19 million for small businesses pursuing climate and energy research and development (R&D) projects as well the development of advanced scientific instrumentation through a...
8-Aug-2022 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Jaime Marian: Then and Now / 2012 Early Career Award Winner

Jaime Marian is a professor at UCLA in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, studying irradiation to develop materials and improve fusion reactor designs.
8-Aug-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Machine Learning Reveals Hidden Components of X-Ray Pulses

Ultrafast pulses from X-ray lasers reveal how atoms move at femtosecond timescales, but measuring the properties of the pulses is challenging. A new approach trains neural networks to analyze the pulses. Starting from low-resolution measurements,...
5-Aug-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Department of Energy Announces $3.2 Million for Plasma Science Research

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $3.2 million in funding for universities, national laboratories, and non-profit organizations to support frontier plasma science experiments at several midscale DOE collaborative research...
4-Aug-2022 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Catching a Glimpse of the Reactive Intermediates in Water in a Trillionth of a Second

The proton-transfer and ionization process in water leads to the formation of a hydroxyl-hydronium complex, a type of hydroxyl radical. The formation process causes ultrafast structural changes and the redistribution of energy among neighboring...
2-Aug-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Meet the Director: Ken Andersen

Ken Andersen is the associate laboratory director of the Spallation Neutron Source and the High Flux Isotope Reactor in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. This is a continuing profile series on the directors of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science...
23-Sep-2021 1:40 PM EDT

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Matt Law: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner

Then and Now looks at what a 2010 Department of Energy Office of Science Early Career Award meant for Matt Law, now an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Irvine.
23-Oct-2020 11:50 AM EDT

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Victoria Orphan: Then and Now

Victoria Orphan is the James Irvine Professor of Environmental Science and Geobiology in the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences at the California Institute of Technology.
24-Aug-2020 3:55 PM EDT

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Martin Centurion: Then and Now

Martin Centurion is the Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
24-Aug-2020 3:55 PM EDT

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Athena Safa Sefat: Then and Now

Athena Safa Sefat is a Senior Research Scientist and a former Wigner Fellow in the Materials Science & Technology Division of the Physical Sciences Directorate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
13-Jul-2020 4:05 PM EDT

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Colleen Iversen on Belowground Ecology

After working on a climate change experiment that showed plants adapt to additional carbon dioxide by putting extra carbon into their roots, Colleen Iverson has been on a mission to understand the role of roots in the environment, especially the...
13-Jul-2020 3:50 PM EDT

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Evgenya Simakov: Then and Now

Evgenya I. Simakov is a staff scientist in the Accelerator Operations and Technology Division, Accelerators and Electrodynamics Group, at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory.
7-Jun-2020 10:10 PM EDT

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Jean Paul Allain: Then and Now

Jean Paul Allain is a professor and department head of the Ken and Mary Alice Lindquist Department of Nuclear Engineering, the director of the Radiation Surface Science and Engineering Laboratory, professor in Biomedical Engineering by courtesy and...
27-May-2020 2:15 PM EDT

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