Argonne National Laboratory

Researchers figure out one paradox in the behavior of high-temperature superconductors.

Scientists find evidence that minerals abundant in some sediments can react with and immobilize wastes associated with nuclear reprocessing.

High school girls learn about careers in science at Argonne’s annual Science Careers in Search of Women conference.

Scientists have found a way to imitate the first protein complex in the chain of reactions that use energy from the sun to create fuel.

Collegiate teams tasked with implementing advanced technologies to increase vehicle fuel efficiency visit the lab for testing.

Scientific User Facilities

Advanced Photon Source
The APS generates the most brilliant high-energy X-ray beams for research in the Western Hemisphere.
Argonne Leadership Computing Facility
The ALCF accelerates major scientific discoveries by designing and providing world-leading computing facilities.
Center for Nanoscale Materials
The CNM offers expertise, instruments and infrastructure for interdisciplinary nanoscience research.
Argonne Tandem Linear Accelerator System
ATLAS studies the properties of atomic nuclei, the core of matter, and the fuel of stars.
Electron Microscopy Center
The EMC offers unique capabilities for electron beam characterization to solve materials problems.
Transportation Research and Analysis Computing Center
TRACC applies high-performance computing to priority transportation challenges.

Science Highlight

Researchers have identified a new way to synthesize inexpensive, transition metal-based catalysts as an alternative to platinum. These new catalysts offer the promise of substantially reducing the fuel cell cost.
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