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Brookhaven–Commonwealth Fusion Energy Project Wins DOE Funding

Brookhaven’s Superconducting Magnet Division will partner with industry to develop and characterize superconducting power cables.
12-Nov-2019 9:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

Tethered Chem Combos Could Revolutionize Artificial Photosynthesis

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have doubled the efficiency of a chemical combo that captures light and splits water molecules so the building blocks can be used to produce hydrogen fuel. Their study,...
4-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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The Secret Behind Crystals that Shrink when Heated

Scientists at Brookhaven Lab have new experimental evidence and a predictive theory that solves a long-standing materials science mystery: why certain crystalline materials shrink when heated. Their work could have widespread application for...
28-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Neutrino Physicist Kirsty Duffy Receives Leona Woods Lectureship Award

UPTON, NY—Kirsty Duffy, a Lederman Fellow at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), says neutrinos are the most interesting particles in the universe. As a recipient of the Leona Woods Distinguished Postdoctoral Lectureship Award,...
28-Oct-2019 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Brookhaven Lab Hosts Third GPU Hackathon

At Brookhaven's Lab third graphics processing unit (GPU) hackathon, participants accelerated applications spanning particle physics, astrophysics, chemistry, biology, machine learning, and geoscience.
28-Oct-2019 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NSLS-II Celebrates its 5th Anniversary

On this day five years ago, the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) achieved “first light”—its first successful delivery of x-ray beams. Signaling the start of operations at NSLS-II—one of the world’s most advanced synchrotron...
23-Oct-2019 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Machine-Learning Analysis of X-ray Data Picks Out Key Catalytic Properties

Scientists seeking to design new catalysts to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) to methane have used a novel artificial intelligence (AI) approach to identify key catalytic properties. By using this method to track the size, structure, and chemistry of...
22-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Two Brookhaven Lab Scientists Named DOE Office of Science Distinguished Fellows

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have garnered two out of five "Distinguished Scientists Fellow" awards announced today by the DOE's Office of Science. Theoretical physicist Sally Dawson, a...
16-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Allison McComiskey: An Observer of the Natural World

McComiskey is chair of Brookhaven’s Environmental and Climate Sciences Department.
21-Oct-2019 2:20 PM EDT

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CFN Staff Spotlight: Esther Tsai Brings Expertise in X-ray Imaging

In addition to conducting her own research, Esther Tsai—a staff member in the CFN Electronic Nanomaterials Group—provides user support at two x-ray scattering beamlines that the CFN operates in partnership with NSLS-II.
24-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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CFN Staff Spotlight: Priscilla Antunez Guides Partnerships that Advance Nanoscience to Impact Society

Priscilla Antunes, the new assistant director for strategic partnerships at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN), is helping scientists establish partnerships with universities, other research labs, and industry to increase the...
6-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST

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Brookhaven Lab Construction Technology Poised for Commercialization

Long Island start-up company SulfCrete, Inc. has been exploring commercialization of sulfur polymer, a unique and affordable construction material developed at Brookhaven National Lab that has a very small carbon footprint compared to the existing...
24-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as in energy technologies and national security. Brookhaven Lab also builds and operates major scientific facilities available to university, industry, and government researchers.

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Established in 1947 on Long Island, Upton, New York, Brookhaven is a multi-program national laboratory operated by Brookhaven Science Associates for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. Seven Nobel Prizes have been awarded for discoveries made at the Lab.

Brookhaven has a staff of approximately 3,000 scientists, engineers, technicians, and support staff, and hosts more than 4,000 guest researchers annually.


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