Stories with the tag: Fundamental Science
For the first time, researchers have detected energy given off by single electrons trapped in a magnetic field. The result might help them figure out how much a neutrino, one of the smallest particles in the universe, weighs.
Release Date: 4/28/2015
More American homes could be powered by the earth’s natural underground heat with a nontoxic fluid that could cut in half the amount of water needed for a new power generation method called enhanced geothermal systems.
Release Date: 4/15/2015
Using a powerful microscope to watch multiple cycles of charging and discharging under real battery conditions, researchers have gained insight into the chemistry that clogs rechargeable lithium batteries.
Release Date: 4/9/2015
A suite of analytical innovations used to detect and measure very low levels of compounds and elements has topped $10 million in licensing income for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and its operator Battelle. It’s the first time that income tied to a specific technology developed at PNNL has reached this level, and most of the money has been directly reinvested in the laboratory.
Release Date: 4/2/2015
To improve what scientists know about how tropical forests store carbon, today Berkeley Lab announced a $100 million, 10-year project collecting data in and improving climate models of tropical forests, funded by the DOE's Office of Science.
Release Date: 4/1/2015
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has been selected to receive the first-ever team win for the American Chemical Society’s Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science.
Release Date: 3/24/2015
DGR*Grant Construction of Richland was awarded a bid this week to build a new 16,000 square foot chemistry laboratory building on the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory campus.
Release Date: 3/19/2015
The Earth is now entering a period of changing climate that will likely be faster than what’s occurred naturally over the last thousand years, committing people to live through and adapt to a warming world.
Release Date: 3/9/2015
Natural gas powered solid oxide fuel cells, located at the point of use to produce electricity for facilities the size of big box stores, could provide economic and environmental benefits, with additional research, according to new study.
Release Date: 3/4/2015
Scientists looking at microbes in different types of Arctic soil are learning more about the transition from frozen tundra to methane-producing bog.
Release Date: 3/4/2015