The key to extracting usable energy from deep coal seams and depleted oil reservoirs may lie with their tiniest...
How successful has #HourOfCode been? Very.
RT @UChiEnergy: The Global Energy Challenge: Watch this talk by Michael Greenstone at @argonne and download his Powerpoint slides: https://epic.uchicago.edu/news-events/news/video-global-energy-and-growth-challenge-facts-and-consequences-future
With new modeling tools, researchers can design therapeutic peptides that target diseases like HIV and Alzheimer’s.
David Baker, Biochemist and Head of the Institute for Protein Design at the University of Washington, uses the supercomputer Mira at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility to to develop and apply new computational methods aimed at enhancing state-of-the-art protein structure prediction and design capabilities.
'91. #tbt Nuclear recycling. Scientist Eddie C. Gray examines uranium collected by a new process for recycling used metal fuel from advanced nuclear reactors.
The process recovers uranium and other elements from used reactor fuel and makes them available for new fuel. #throwbackthursday
The question becomes, what is so fundamental that space and time must spring from it? A radical shift in thinking may be underway. http://bit.ly/1XdgIMl
Many researchers believe that physics will not be complete until it can explain not just the behaviour of space and time, but where these entities come from.
Argonne energy scientist Leah Guzowksi named one of Crain's Chicago Business 40 under 40. #womeninstem http://bit.ly/1XeZwpJ
There is no shortage of people doing impressive things in Chicago. But the 40 Chicagoans who land on this coveted annual Crain's list have experienced a career-defining moment before age 40.
Phenomenon could lead to more compact, tunable X-ray devices made of graphene - http://bit.ly/1lH8Ul2
The most widely used technology for producing X-rays – used in everything from medical and dental imaging, to testing for cracks in industrial materials – has remained essentially the same for more than a century. But based on a new analysis by researchers at MIT, that might potentially change in th…
Hairy. Dark. Matter. http://bit.ly/1lFILTJ
The solar system might be a lot hairier than we thought. A new study publishing this week in the Astrophysical Journal by Gary Prézeau of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, proposes the existence of long filaments of dark matter, or "hairs."
What IS a supercomputer exactly??? Have no fear, information is here U.S. Department of Energy - http://1.usa.gov/1LqQV7j
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From sustainable energy technologies to next-generation materials, 56 projects share 5.8 billion core hours on two of the country's most powerful supercomputers w/ Argonne Leadership Computing Facility
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 56 projects aimed at accelerating discovery and innovation to address some of the world’s most challenging scientific questions.
Researchers model birth of universe in one of largest cosmological simulations ever run - http://1.usa.gov/1MXjcDV
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Linda Young, Director of Argonne's X-Ray Science Division, discusses upgrades to the lab's Advanced Photon Source.
Chemist Xiaoping Wang measures the stability of a platinum cathode electrocatalyst.
Nuclear engineer Laural Briggs reviews pressure distribution results from a 217-pin fuel assembly simulation. The simulation was computed by Argonne's Nek5000 large eddy simulation tool on the IBM Blue Gene/P Intrepid supercomputer.
Margaret Butler helps assemble the ORACLE computer with Oak Ridge National Laboratory engineer Rudolph Klein. In 1953, ORACLE was the worldâs fastest computer. Designed at Argonne, it was constructed at Oak Ridge. Butler was a pioneering scientist who spent her career at the forefront of computer science and nuclear energy. Her spirit, drive, and analytical talents led to a lifetime of scientific contributions during an era when women were a rarity in a major scientific setting.
Argonne's Lynn Trahey prepares lithium-oxygen batteries for controlled environment testing.
Argonne nanoscientist Elena Rozhkova is studying ways to enlist nanoparticles to treat brain cancer. This nano-bio technology may eventually provide an alternative form of therapy that targets only cancer cells and does not affect normal living tissue.
Center for Nanoscale Materials Division Director Amanda Petford-Long (right) leads a tour of the CNM for Idaho National Laboratory Director John Grossenbacher (middle) and INL Deputy Director David Hill on February 18, 2010.
Pam Sydelko is the Deputy Associate Laboratory Director, Energy Sciences and Engineering.
Agronomist Cristina Negri collects poplar samples to measure the pollutants sucked from the earth.