Scientists have used a new X-ray diffraction technique called Bragg single-angle ptychography to get a clear picture of how planes of atoms shift and squeeze under stress.
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In 75 steps, Lake Park High School won Argonne’s Rube Goldberg Machine Challenge. They now go on to the national competition in Columbus, Ohio.
16-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Argonne researchers have developed a new theoretical approach, ideally suited for high-performance computing systems, capable of making predictive calculations about particle interactions that conform almost exactly to experimental data. This new...
9-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Scientists at Argonne have invented a new foam, called Oleo Sponge, that not only easily adsorbs spilled oil from water, but is also reusable and can pull dispersed oil from the entire water column—not just the surface.
7-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
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...
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Summary (1-3 sentences): Certain materials can be swayed by their neighbors to become magnetic, according to a new Argonne study.
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Researchers at Argonne created tiny swirling vortices out of magnetic particles, providing insight into the behavior that governs such systems — which opens up new opportunities for materials and devices with new properties.
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In December, five students from Stony Brook University in New York and their research professor loaded a prototype of a magnetic cloak into an SUV and set off for Argonne National Laboratory, nearly 900 miles away.
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Argonne microbiologist Jack Gilbert explore whether or not consuming probiotics benefits our health.
21-Sep-2016 2:00 PM EDT
Last August, Supratik Guha joined the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory as director for both the Center for Nanoscale Materials and the laboratory’s Nanoscience & Technology Division. Guha took the time to answer a few...
29-Mar-2016 4:05 PM EDT
The Director of the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, George Crabtree, is doing a Reddit Ask Me Anything to answer questions about the past, present and future of energy storage.
14-Dec-2015 9:05 AM EST
Why does summer gas cost more (but get you better mileage?) Why does accelerating use more gas than driving at a steady speed? Argonne transportation engineer Steve Ciatti talks about the science behind gas mileage.
1-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT
20-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT
Argonne National Lab Experts on Grid Reliability Available for Interview in Wake of Recent Power Outages
7-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT