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One Chemical, Two Colors Of Crystals, Sheds Insight On Agostic Bonds Important In Industrial Catalysis
2013-08-04 07:48:34

Chemists have unexpectedly made two differently colored crystals -- one orange, the other blue -- from one chemical in the same flask while studying a special kind of molecular connection called an agostic bond.

Solar Energy Research Breakthrough Made By Lawrence Livermore Engineering Team
2013-07-30 12:39:18

The use of plasmonic black metals could someday provide a pathway to more efficient photovoltaics (PV) -- the use of solar panels containing photovoltaic solar cells -- to improve solar energy harvesting, according to researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).

Speed Limit Set For Fastest Electrical Switch
2013-07-29 08:45:07

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have clocked the fastest-possible electrical switching in magnetite, a naturally magnetic mineral.

Fermilab Receives “Rock Star” Electromagnet
2013-07-28 08:41:07

The 50-foot-wide, 15-ton electromagnet, which became a national sensation during its move from New York to the Chicago area, has reached its final destination at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

2013-07-24 23:26:59

Business Day hosted and narrated by Terry Bradshaw, a former quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League (NFL) and inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, espouses