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LHC To Shut Down For Two Years
2013-02-16 10:08:41

The Large Hadron Collider was officially shut down early Thursday morning, beginning a two-year period of repair and upgrades.

Nuclear Science Advisory Committee Recommends Shutting Down RHIC
2013-01-30 04:21:52

For the last four years Congress and the White House have been unable to pass a federal budget, settling each time for continuing resolutions. However, such stopgaps keep funding levels flat, or even, accounting for inflation, in decline.

CERN Announces Large Hadron Collider Will Now Sleep Until 2015
2012-12-18 15:13:28

CERN announced this week it will be shutting down the LHC after three successful years of operation, giving the particle smasher a break until 2015.

X-rays Help Understand How Mechanical Action May Lead To Greener Chemistry
2012-12-03 10:33:46

Solvents are omnipresent in the chemical industry, and are a major environmental and safety concern. Therefore the large interest in mechanochemistry: an energy-efficient alternative that avoids using bulk solvents and uses high-frequency milling to drive reactions.

Supercharged Atoms Force Rethink On Existing Theories
2012-11-12 12:21:38

An international team of researchers has created ionized xenon atoms so positively charged that scientists involved in the study are now saying the existing theories need to be reexamined.

Measuring State Of The Art Beams In Table Top Accelerator
2012-10-25 09:00:23

Studies by Berkeley Lab scientists of electron beam quality in laser plasma accelerators include novel tests for slice-energy spread

Table Top Accelerators To State Of The Art Beams
2012-10-22 15:34:11

Berkeley Lab’s lead in laser plasma acceleration research continues with new benchmarks for electron beam quality

BELLA Laser Achieves One Pulse Per Second For World Record Power
2012-07-27 12:07:54

BELLA Laser Achieves One Pulse Per Second For World Record Power

Record Setting 7.2 Trillion Degrees Fahrenheit In New York
2012-06-28 07:57:05

As record-setting heat and wildfires continue to consume Colorado, one team of scientists has created a temperature so hot the Sun would melt.

Airborne Particulates Investigated
2012-06-27 13:37:38

For the first time, Lawrence Livermore researchers and international collaborators have peered into the makeup of complex airborne particulate matter so small that it can be transported into human lungs -- usually without a trace.


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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