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PPPL delivers new key components to help power a fusion energy experiment

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) Article describes PPPL design and delivery of components for neutral beam injectors for fusion experiments at DIII-D.

Newly upgraded laser peers further into the extreme universe at SLAC's LCLS

Scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory recently upgraded a powerful optical laser system used to create shockwaves that generate high-pressure conditions like those found within planetary interiors. Show More Summary

Successful Test of Small-Scale Accelerator with Big Potential Impacts for Science and Medicine

An advanced particle accelerator designed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory could reduce the cost and increase the versatility of facilities for physics research and cancer treatment.

"Fixed-field" accelerator transports multiple particle beams at a wide range of energies through a single beam pipe

An advanced particle accelerator designed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory could reduce the cost and increase the versatility of facilities for physics research and cancer treatment. It uses lightweight,...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Big Growth In Customer-Sited Wind

2016 Distributed Wind Market Report Alice C Orrell, Nikolas F Foster, Scott L Morris, Juliet S Homer, August 2017 (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/Battelle/U.S. Department Of Energy) Executive Summary From 2003 through 2016, aShow More Summary

Video: Dark matter hunt with LUX-ZEPLIN

Researchers at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are on a quest to solve one of physics' biggest mysteries: What exactly is dark matter – the invisible substance that accounts for 85 percent of all the matter in the universe but can't be seen even with our most advanced scientific instruments?

Simulation demonstrates how exposure to plasma makes carbon nanotubes grow

At the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), research performed with collaborators from Princeton University and the Institute for Advanced Computational Science at the State University of NewShow More Summary

Energy Jobs: National Labs Shed Hundreds of Workers. Plus, Enphase, GE, FERC and Grid4C

Here's an accounting of some top personnel moves from around the energy industry. As many as 525 people could lose their jobs at the Oak Ridge and Brookhaven National Laboratories. Officials say the cuts are not due to the Trump administration's...Show More Summary

New 3-D simulations show how galactic centers cool their jets

(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Scientists at Berkeley Lab and Purdue University developed new theories and 3-D simulations to explain what's at work in the mysterious jets of energy and matter beaming from the center of galaxies at nearly the speed of light.

New devices to control X-rays are less expensive, faster to make

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a less expensive and more efficient way of controlling x-ray beams used to study the intricate details of batteries, solar cells, proteins and all manner of materials. Show More Summary

Four ORNL researchers receive DOE early career funding awards

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Four Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers specializing in nuclear physics, fusion energy, advanced materials and environmental science are among 59 recipients of Department of Energy's Office of Science Early Career Research Program awards.

Energy Department’s national labs plan major staff cuts by end of year

The Department of Energy approved plans to reduce the workforce of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Brookhaven National Laboratory by as many as 525 positions. Both labs maintain the planned staffing cuts are not related to the Trump administration’s proposed cuts to DOE’s science programs. The labs’ explanations for the staffing reductions, though, […]

Scientists find new method to control electronic properties of nanocrystals

Researchers from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Stony Brook University, and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered new effects of an important method for modulating semiconductors. The...Show More Summary

Annual wind report confirms tech advancements, improved performance, low wind prices

(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Wind energy pricing for land-based, utility-scale projects remains attractive to utility and commercial purchasers, according to an annual report released by the US Department of Energy and prepared by Berkeley Lab. Show More Summary

LAVA breaks ground on sustainable energy tower in Heidelberg

A dynamic new icon of sustainable energy is rising in Heidelberg, Germany. Laboratory for Visionary Architecture (LAVA) just broke ground on a new energy storage tower for Stadtwerke Heidelberg (SWH) that will be the Heidelberg’s tallest building and symbolize the city’s transition towards renewables. Show More Summary

World's smallest neutrino detector finds big physics fingerprint

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) After more than a year of operation at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the COHERENT experiment, using the world's smallest neutrino detector, has found a big fingerprint of the elusive, electrically neutral particles that interact only weakly with matter. Show More Summary

Standard model of the universe withstands most precise test by Dark Energy Survey

(DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory) Astrophysicists have a fairly accurate understanding of how the universe ages: that's the conclusion of new results from the Dark Energy Survey (DES), a large international science collaboration,...Show More Summary

Dark Energy Survey reveals most accurate measurement of universe's dark matter

(DOE/Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory) Dark Energy Survey scientists have unveiled the most accurate measurement ever made of the present large-scale structure of the universe. These measurements of the amount and 'clumpiness' (or...Show More Summary

Argonne uses digital tools to preserve Southwestern cultural heritage

Hollywood's Indiana Jones gained fame for wielding his pistol and bullwhip, but researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory prefer to equip themselves with something far more sophisticated: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysis.

Come one, come all to Fermilab’s Community Open House on Sept. 23

Fifty years of scientific discovery is a good reason for a celebration. And that’s just what the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory has in store on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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