Stories with the tag: Fundamental Science
Recognition is for research designed to reduce carbon emissions, improve energy storage materials and measure neutrinos.
Release Date: 5/6/2015
The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon, are joining forces to answer some of the world’s most complex biomedical questions.
Release Date: 5/6/2015
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