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dark energy spectroscopic instrument, Dark Energy, Dark Energy Survey, Harvard University, Cornell University, Fermilab, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Astrophysics

Our Expanding Universe: Delving Into Dark Energy

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The universe is stretching out ever more rapidly – a phenomena known as cosmic acceleration – and scientists don’t know why. Understanding the “dark energy” that is causing this expansion would help them put together a clearer picture of the universe’s history. Scientists supported by the Department of Energy’s Office of Science are using massive telescopes to chart how dark energy has influenced the structure of the universe over time.

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Fusion, Plasma, Tokamak, Iter

PPPL-Led Team Wins Major Award of Time on DOE Supercomputers for Fusion Studies in 2017

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Article describes ALCC allotment of 269.9 million supercomputer hours to study the complex edge region of fusion plasmas.

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NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, Advanced Camera For Surveys, Wide Field Camera 3, Galaxy Evolution, distant galaxies, Gravitational Lensing, dead disk galaxy, elliptical galaxies, spiral galaxies, CLASH galaxies multi-wavelength survey, MACS J2129-0741, MACS2129-1, Galaxy Cluster

Hubble Captures Massive Dead Disk Galaxy That Challenges Theories of Galaxy Evolution

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Astronomers combined the power of a “natural lens” in space with the capability of the Hubble Space Telescope to make a surprising discovery—the first example of a compact yet massive, fast-spinning, disk-shaped galaxy that stopped making stars only a few billion years after the big bang. Researchers say that finding such a galaxy so early in the history of the universe challenges the current understanding of how massive galaxies form and evolve.

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Virus, protein analysis, atomic structure, x-ray laser, Science, Biological Science, structural molecular biology, Ultrafast, X-ray science, lightsource, LCLS , Linac Coherent Light Source, LCLS-II

SLAC Experiment is First to Decipher Atomic Structure of an Intact Virus with an X-ray Laser

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An international team of scientists has for the first time used an X-ray free-electron laser to unravel the structure of an intact virus particle on the atomic level. The method dramatically reduces the amount of virus material required, while also allowing the investigations to be carried out several times faster than before. This opens up entirely new research opportunities.

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San Diego Supercomputer Center, Uc San Diego, National Science Foundation (NSF) , xsede, Open Science Grid, Comet supercomputer, Dark Matter research, XENON Collaboration

SDSC’s Comet is a Key Resource in New Global Dark Matter Experiment

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The petascale Comet supercomputer at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) on the UC San Diego campus has emerged as a key resource in what is considered to be the most advanced dark matter research quest to-date, with a group of international researchers recently announcing promising results after only one month of operation with a new detector.

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Space, asteriods, Astrophyics

Queen’s University Scientist Warns of Asteroid Danger

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A leading astrophysicist from Queen’s University Belfast has warned that an asteroid strike is just a matter of time.

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non-equilibrium physics

Sound Waves Direct Particles to Self-Assemble, Self-Heal

Berkeley Lab scientists have demonstrated how floating particles will assemble and synchronize in response to acoustic waves. Their simple experiment provides a new framework for studying how seemingly lifelike behaviors emerge in response to external forces. The work could help address fundamental questions about energy dissipation and non-equilibrium thermodynamics.

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Green Bank Observatory, Green Bank Telescope, Orion

Image Release: GBT Captures Orion Blazing Bright in Radio Light

Astronomers used the Green Bank Telescope (GBT) in West Virginia to create the largest image ever of the dense band of star-forming gas that weaves its way through the northern portion of the Orion Nebula.

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Graphene, Nanoparticle, atom

New Chemical Method Could Revolutionize Graphene

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University of Illinois at Chicago scientists have discovered a new chemical method that enables graphene to be incorporated into a wide range of applications while maintaining its ultra-fast electronics.

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Alma, ALMA telescope, Nrao, Protostar, young star, Magnetic Fields, Star Formation

Chaotically Magnetized Cloud Is No Place to Build a Star, or Is It?

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To make a star, the conditions inside interstellar gas clouds have to be "just right." When it comes to a cloud's magnetic fields, however, those conditions may range from powerful and orderly to weak and chaotic, according to new ALMA observations.







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