Current Headlines

  1. Can You See The Light? Researchers Reveal Quantum Magnets That Mimic Light
    6/6/2018

    What is light? It seems like a simple question at first sight, but it has kept on captivating the hearts of great scientists for centuries.

  2. Transparent, Conductive Films Promising For Developing Flexible Screens
    6/6/2018

    Researchers have demonstrated large-scale fabrication of a new type of transparent conductive electrode film based on nanopatterned silver.

  3. New Method Helps Make Orthotopic Brain-Tumor Imaging Clearer And Faster
    6/6/2018

    Nowadays, tumors inside the complex central nervous system remain one of the most challenging cancers to diagnose.

  4. New Algorithm Enhances Ptychographic Image Reconstruction
    6/4/2018

    An international team of researchers that includes scientists from Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research Division (CRD) and Center for Advanced Mathematics for Energy Research Applications (CAMERA) continues to find new ways to improve ptychographic image reconstruction.

  5. Testing The NIRSpec Instrument On The Webb
    6/4/2018

    This abstract image is a preview of the instrumental power that will be unleashed once the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope will be in space.

  6. Designer Materials With Completely Random Structures Might Enable Quantum Computing
    6/4/2018

    Designing quantum materials with exotic and unprecedented electrical properties has the field of physics teeming with buzz. Researchers at Aalto University in Finland have now introduced a significant turn in this discussion by developing an amorphous material which exhibits topological superconductivity.

  7. Photoexcited Graphene Puzzle Solved
    6/4/2018

    Light detection and control lies at the heart of many modern device applications, such as smartphone cameras. Using graphene as a light-sensitive material for light detectors can offer significant improvements with respect to materials being used nowadays.

  8. NIST Atomic Clock Comparison Confirms Key Assumptions Of ‘Einstein’s Elevator’
    6/4/2018

    By comparing different types of remote atomic clocks, physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have performed the most accurate test ever of a key principle underlying Albert Einstein’s famous theory of general relativity, which describes how gravity relates to space and time.

  9. Scientists Capture Molecular Structures On The Fly
    6/4/2018

    Rice University scientists used a rapidly pulsing X-ray laser to show how drug-resistant tuberculosis bacteria deactivate the antibiotic molecules intended to treat the deadly lung disease.

  10. Berkeley Lab Paves The Way For Real-Time Ptychographic Data Streaming
    6/4/2018

    What began nearly a decade ago as a Berkeley Lab Laboratory-Directed Research and Development (LDRD) proposal is now a reality, and it is already changing the way scientists run experiments at the Advanced Light Source (ALS)—and, eventually, other light sources across the Department of Energy (DOE) complex—by enabling real-time streaming of ptychographic image data in a production environment.