## Latest Stories

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SEPTEMBER 29, 2022
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### New Superconducting Qubit Testbed Benefits Quantum Information Science Development

A new testbed facility capable of testing superconducting qubit fidelity in a controlled environment free of stray background radiation will benefit quantum information sciences and the development of quantum computing.
APRIL 21, 2022
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OCTOBER 28, 2021
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### Catalyzing a Sustainable Future

PNNL researchers are studying catalysts that are key to dealing with waste and producing sustainable energy.
JULY 16, 2021
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### Four PNNL Researchers Named to Washington State Academy of Sciences

The Washington State Academy of Sciences consists of more than 300 elected members who are nationally recognized for their scientific and technical expertise.
JUNE 30, 2021
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PNNL’s new Hydrogen Energy Storage Evaluation Tool allows users to examine multiple energy delivery pathways and grid applications to maximize benefits.
JUNE 16, 2021
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### Ultra-Sensitive Radiation Detectors Provide Deeper Dive into Groundwater

PNNL provided ultra-low measurements of argon-39 to date groundwater as part of a collaborative study of the aquifer in California’s San Joaquin Valley. PNNL is one of only a few laboratories worldwide with this capability.
APRIL 13, 2021
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### Houston Partnership Selected to Design, Construct New $75 Million Grid Storage Launchpad at PNNL New facility will accelerate energy storage innovation, increase clean energy adoption and grid resilience. MARCH 18, 2021 Feature ### New Clean Energy Process Converts Methane to Hydrogen with Zero Carbon Dioxide Emissions PNNL teamed with academia and industry to develop a novel zero-emission methane pyrolysis process that produces both hydrogen and high-value carbon solids suitable for an array of manufacturing applications. MARCH 10, 2021 News Release ### Design, Construction to Begin on$75 Million Grid Energy Storage Research Facility

New facility that will accelerate energy storage innovation and make the nation’s power grid more resilient, secure and flexible has been given the green light to proceed by the U.S. Department of Energy.
FEBRUARY 15, 2021
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### A New Era of Accelerator Science

PNNL physicist Jan Strube is defining experimental requirements to track high-energy particles at the proposed International Linear Collider.
JANUARY 28, 2021
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### It’s Elemental: Ultra-trace Detector Tests Gold Purity

Ultra-trace radiation detection technique sets new global standard for measuring the nearly immeasurable.
DECEMBER 14, 2020
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### Stronger Cobalt for Fuel Cells

PNNL led a multi-institutional effort to design a highly active and more durable catalyst made from cobalt, which sets the foundation for fuel cells to power transportation, stationary and backup power, and more.
DECEMBER 11, 2020
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### Project Manager Achieves Golden Career Milestone

Project manager Larry Morgan has spent half a century at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory—marking one of the longest tenures in the laboratory’s history.
OCTOBER 19, 2020
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### Nuclear Science Week Honors Nuclear Science, Technology, Engineering

In recognition of Nuclear Science Week on Oct. 19-23, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory reflects on more than half a century of advancing nuclear science for the nation’s energy, environment, and security frontiers.
SEPTEMBER 22, 2020
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### Praises for Postdocs

PNNL recognizes researchers during National Postdoc Appreciation Week.
AUGUST 26, 2020
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### Natural Radiation Can Interfere with Quantum Computers

Radiation from natural sources in the environment can limit the performance of superconducting quantum bits, known as qubits. The discovery has implications for quantum computing and for the search for dark matter.