The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science is piloting STEM summer schools at national labs. As part of that, DOE has awarded Argonne funding to pilot a four-week summer school for undergraduate students.
Tag: Physical Science and Engineering
Laser shots at National Ignition Facility could spark additional discoveries in astrophysics
Using the Argonne Tandem Linac Accelerator System (ATLAS), a team of scientists is studying the environment created during laser shots at the National Ignition Facility to better understand its potential as a testbed for nuclear astrophysics research.
5 Ways Argonne is driving auto innovation
Spotlighting Argonne innovations in electric vehicles during the Chicago Auto Show.
Argonne Distinguished Fellow Linda Young to receive honorary doctorate
Linda Young, an Argonne Distinguished Fellow in the Chemical Sciences and Engineering division will receive an honorary doctorate from Uppsala University in Sweden on Jan. 27.
Lithium-sulfur batteries are one step closer to powering the future
An Argonne research team has built and tested a new interlayer to prevent dissolution of the sulfur cathode in lithium-sulfur batteries. This new interlayer increases Li-S cell capacity and maintains it over hundreds of cycles.
Chicago Pile 1: A bold nuclear physics experiment with enduring impact
Enrico Fermi’s Chicago Pile 1 experiment in 1942 launched an atomic age, an unrivaled national laboratory system, fleets of submarines, cancer treatments and the unending promise of clean nuclear energy. Argonne National Laboratory builds on its legacy.
The futuristic South Pole Telescope looks far back in time
Designed to detect the oldest light in the universe, the South Pole Telescope is helping researchers at Argonne and around the world to learn about the beginnings of the universe.
Machine learning program for games inspires development of groundbreaking scientific tool
Scientists have developed a groundbreaking AI-based algorithm for modeling the properties of materials at the atomic and molecular scale. It should greatly speed up materials discovery.