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The Kondo Effect Phenomena

by Kathy Chambers 22 Mar, 2016 in

Shape-Memory Materials Magic

by Kathy Chambers 23 Feb, 2016 in
Hubble Space Telescope Courtesy of NASAHubble Space Telescope Courtesy of NASA

Just like magic, shape-memory materials have the ability to be transformed into another shape and then return to their original shape—or in some cases even metamorphose into a third...

Related Topics: fiber, In the OSTI Collections, plastic, Shape-Memory, solar

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The Legendary Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman visits National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) December 1972. Fermilab photo 72-0910-04.Richard Feynman visits National...

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High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Gamma-Ray Observatory

Image credit: HAWCImage credit: HAWCCheers of celebration erupted in March 2015 as the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Gamma- Ray Observatory was formally inaugurated on the slopes of the Sierra Negra volcano in the State of Puebla...

Related Topics: HAWC; LANL; Los Alamos National Laboratory

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Graphene’s Humble Creation and Promising Future

by Kathy Chambers 05 Jan, 2015 in

Sometimes the ordinary things we use every day can lead to extraordinary discoveries.  This was truly the case when physicists Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov used the humble adhesive tape to extract single layers of graphene from graphite. 

Although graphene had been theorized years before, it was thought to be impossible to isolate such thin crystalline materials in a...

Related Topics: adhesive tape, Andre Geim, graphene, In the OSTI Collections, Konstantin Novoselov

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ACME - Perfecting Earth System Models

by Kathy Chambers 29 Oct, 2014 in

Earth system modeling as we know it and how it benefits climate change research is about to transform with the newly launched Accelerated Climate Modeling for Energy (ACME) project sponsored by the Earth System Modeling program within the Department...

Related Topics: Accelerated Climate Modeling for Energy, ACME, Advanced Scientific Computing Research, ASCR, climate change, earth systems modeling, High-performance computing, HPC, In the OSTI Collections, Supercomputers

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Genomics

by Kathy Chambers 20 Jun, 2014 in

Image: N. Watson, L. Thompson, MITImage: N. Watson, L. Thompson, MITGenomes of individual organisms and systems of organisms contain the information and operating capabilities that determine structure and function across multiple scales of biological organization. These complex systems...

Related Topics: genomics, In the OSTI Collections, MIT, Prochlorococcus, Sally W. Chisholm

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