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Supercomputing Conference Highlights PNNL Expertise
2012-11-14 13:26:27

From identifying common patterns in data to speeding up computers, researchers from the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will share their computational expertise at this year's Supercomputing conference.

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.

Cosmic Rays Help Diagnose Nuclear Reactors
2012-10-18 13:50:41

Physicists at Los Alamos National Laboratory are looking to cosmic rays from space to help diagnose damaged nuclear reactors like the one at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in March 2011.

Cold Cases Heat Up To Identify Remains Through Lawrence Livermore Approach
2012-10-10 16:01:46

In an effort to identify the thousands of John/Jane Doe cold cases in the United States, a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researcher and a team of international collaborators have found a multidisciplinary approach to identifying the remains of missing persons.

Universal Order From Chaos
2012-10-05 13:03:23

Researchers' discovery of self-organized electromagnetic fields in counter-streaming ionized gases is paving the way for scientists to have new ways to explore how order can emerge from chaos in the universe.

2012-10-03 23:00:01

More than 50 UC Berkeley energy research projects on display Berkeley, Calif.

2012-09-20 17:12:30

A team led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Ho Nyung Lee has discovered a strain relaxation phenomenon in cobaltites that has eluded researchers for decades and may lead to advances in fuel cells, magnetic sensors and a host of energy-related materials.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.