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Kawtar Hafidi Named Director of Physics Division


Argonne associate chief scientist Kawtar Hafidi has been named Argonne National Laboratory's next physics division director.
23-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

For First Time Ever, X-Ray Imaging at Argonne Captures Material Defect Process


Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory have discovered a new approach to detail the formation of material defects at the atomic scale and in near-real time, an important step that could assist in engineering better and stronger new materials.
16-Jan-2017 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Flexible Ferroelectrics Bring Two Material Worlds Together


Thanks to a new discovery by Argonne National Laboratory in collaboration with researchers at Northwestern University, scientists have pioneered a new class of materials with advanced functionalities that moves the idea of flexible ferroelectrics...
16-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study of Microbes Reveals New Insight About Earth’s Geology and Carbon Cycles


Tiny microbes play a big role in cycling carbon and other key elements through our air, water, soil and sediment. Researchers who study these processes at Argonne National Laboratory have discovered that these microbial communities are significantly...
13-Jan-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fast Track Control Accelerates Switching of Quantum Bits


An international collaboration among physicists at the University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory, McGill University and the University of Konstanz recently demonstrated a new framework for faster control of a quantum bit—the basic unit of...
12-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Electrons “Puddle” Under High Magnetic Fields, Study Reveals


In a new study from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, researchers used extremely high magnetic fields – equivalent to those found in the center of neutron stars – to alter electronic behavior. By observing the change...
4-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Energy Secretary Moniz., Senator Durbin to Announce Selected Innovators Tuesday

Please join us for a press conference on Tuesday, Dec. 20, in Chicago to announce Argonne National Laboratory's first cohort of entrepreneurs from our Chain Reaction Innovations program. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin are...
16-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Energy Cascades in Quasicrystals Trigger an Avalanche of Discovery


In a new study from Argonne National Laboratory, scientists looked at networks of magnetic material patterned into the unique and quite beautiful geometries of quasicrystals to see how the nature of the non-repeating patterns lead to the emergence...
12-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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The Microbiome Project: Probiotics

Argonne microbiologist Jack Gilbert explore whether or not consuming probiotics benefits our health.
21-Sep-2016 2:00 PM EDT

Q&A: Supratik Guha


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

JCESR Director Participates in Reddit AMA on the Future of Energy Storage


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

5 Physics Properties That Affect Your Gas Mileage


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

Earth Day Viewpoints From U.S. Dept. Of Energy National Laboratory Researchers


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

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