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Chang-Hong Yu: Running a Physics Marathon

Profiled is Chang-Hong Yu of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, whose passion for long-distance races serves her well chasing neutrinos—electrically neutral subatomic particles that have almost no mass, interact weakly with matter and are spotted...
13-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Story Tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, July 2018

ORNL story tips: Oak Ridge National Laboratory assists FEMA with structural damage data from Hawaii lava flows; self-healing super-stretchy material could lead to longer-lasting consumer products; ORNL 3D prints plant-based plastic polymers;...
2-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Insights Bolster Einstein’s Idea About How Heat Moves Through Solids

A discovery by scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory supports a century-old theory by Albert Einstein that explains how heat moves through everything from travel mugs to engine parts.
25-Jun-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


ORNL Produces Rare Ruthenium Isotope for Atom Smashing Experiment

A tiny vial of gray powder produced at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the backbone of a new experiment to study the intense magnetic fields created in nuclear collisions.
28-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Stealth Mark Licenses ORNL Invisible Micro-Taggant for Anticounterfeiting Applications

StealthCo, Inc., an Oak Ridge, Tenn.-based firm doing business as Stealth Mark, has exclusively licensed an invisible micro-taggant from Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The anticounterfeiting technology features a novel materials coding system that...
25-Jun-2018 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites


ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named World’s Fastest

The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is once again officially home to the fastest supercomputer in the world, according to the TOP500 List, a semiannual ranking of the world’s fastest computing systems.
25-Jun-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


ORNL researchers use AI to improve mammogram interpretation

In an effort to reduce errors in the analyses of diagnostic images by health professionals, a team of researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory has improved understanding of the cognitive processes involved in image interpretation, work that...
19-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Scientists Use Neutrons to Take a Deeper Look at Record Boost in Thermoelectric Efficiency

Neutron facilities at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are aiding scientists in research to boost the power and efficiency of thermoelectric materials. These performance increases could enable more cost-effective and practical uses for thermoelectrics,...
18-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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National lab tech to help locate people & power outages during Hurricane Irma; helps prep for Jose & Katia

1-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT


The Pressure Is on

Researchers with Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) have developed technology to squeeze materials with a million times the pressure of the earth’s atmosphere while studying them with neutrons. When they...
13-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT


Yonath Discusses Visualizing Ribosomes and Antibiotic Resistance

Ada Yonath, a pioneer in using crystallographic techniques to visualize ribosome structure, was the most recent Eugene P. Wigner Distinguished Lecturer at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Her work continues to contribute to...
12-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

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