Argonne National Laboratory


Argonne hosts 15th annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering DayMarch 2, 2017

IGED is a diversity outreach program designed to provide 8th-grade girls an opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. Students are assigned to engineer and scientist mentors who accompany the girls throughout the day's scheduled activities.

New battery lasts 400 years and operates in extreme conditions

The Atlas battery provides a way to turn high-level radioactive decay products from spent nuclear fuel into a usable energy source via radioisotope plasma generation.

Kawtar Hafidi named director of Physics DivisionJanuary 23, 2017

Argonne associate chief scientist Kawtar Hafidi has been named the laboratory’s next physics division director.