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Brookhaven Hosts Seven Teams for 2019 CyberForce CompetitionTM

Columbia, NYU, Northeastern, St. John’s, SUNY Albany, SCCC, and USMA at West Point participated in the nationwide cyberdefense competition.
5-Dec-2019 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Meet Alessandra Colli: Engineering Improvements in 3-D-printed Metals

Alessandra Colli wants airplane engines to function flawlessly and rockets to be reliable. She's developing a strategy to leverage Brookhaven Lab’s materials-science capabilities to improve the structure and function of the many metallic...
3-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Dmitri Zakharov Recognized with the 2019 Chuck Fiori Award

The award honors Dmitri Zakharov's contributions to environmental transmission electron microscopy at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials.
21-Nov-2019 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Turning Up the Heat to Create New Nanostructured Metals

The metallic thin films with 3-D interlocking nanostructures could be used in catalysis, energy storage, and biomedical sensing.
20-Nov-2019 11:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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

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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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