What's New

The What's New page contains information about recent developments on Department of Energy (DOE) Research and Development (R&D) Accomplishments, including additions of Database reports, Snapshots, Featured Topics, and other related topics of interest. It is divided into general categories: Recently Added Features , Recently Added Database Reports, and Recently Added Laureates.

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Recently Added Features

Chen Ning Yang shared the 1957 Nobel Prize for Physics for his “penetrating investigation of the so-called parity laws which has led to important discoveries regarding the elementary particles"  At Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) he and Tsung Dao Lee interpreted results of particle decay experiments and discovered that the fundamental and supposedly absolute law of parity conservation had been violated. [added 5/2014]

Human Genome:  DOE Origins provides insights into early activity that led to the Department of Energy’s involvement in the Human Genome Project. [added 2/2014]

January 2014 marks the 15th Anniversary of the inception of DOE R&D Accomplishments -- a notable milestone in its growth and development. [added 1/2014]

James Franck was awarded the 1925 Nobel Prize in Physics for 'discovery of the laws governing the impact of an electron upon an atom'. During World War II, he was head of the Chemical Division of the Manhattan Project in the Metallurgical Laboratory at the University of Chicago. [added 1/2014]

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Recently Added Database Reports

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Recently Added Laureates

Laureates recently added to R&D Accomplishments are:

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