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February 12, 2013
Brookhaven physicists Weidong Si (left) and Qiang Li look into the vacuum chamber where the new high-field iron-based superconductors are made through a process called pulsed-laser deposition.
Iron-based Material Paves Way for New Superconductors

When chilled to frigid temperatures hundreds of degrees Celsius below zero, these remarkable materials are singularly capable of perfectly conducting electric current.

January 15, 2013
Audit Report: OAS-FS-13-09

Department of Energy's Isotope Development and Production for Research and Applications Program's Fiscal Year 2010 Balance Sheet Audit

December 14, 2012
Open Space Stewardship Program 2013 Celebration

Students in grades K through 12 are involved in authentic environmental research on properties in their own communities, fostering a sense of ownership and responsibility for open space within their neighborhoods. Each June students and teachers who participated in OSSP are invited to BNL for an OSSP evening celebration at which students display and present their work to teachers, parents, scientists and others in the environmental community.

December 7, 2012
Altergy had more than 60 fuel cells in the immediate Hurricane Sandy disaster area that acted as backup power for cell phone towers. | Photo courtesy of Altergy.
Calling All Fuel Cells

The story of how fuel cells help power cell phone towers during a natural disaster.

December 5, 2012
West Valley Demonstration Project has a reputation for strong community involvement. Pictured here are the volunteers who distributed food to seven food banks.
EM Employees at West Valley Help Beat Goal for Food Banks

WEST VALLEY, N.Y. – EM employees and their contractor counterparts at the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) have supported their local food banks for several years, and this year was no exception.

November 30, 2012
Hurricane Sandy and Our Energy Infrastructure

Acting Under Secretary of Energy David Sandalow's remarks, as delivered, at the Columbia University Energy Symposium on November 30, 2012.

September 11, 2012
CX-009181: Categorical Exclusion Determination

(0675-1534) GE Global Research - Control Enabling Solutions with Ultrathin Strain and Temperature Sensor System for Reduced Battery Life Cycle Cost
CX(s) Applied: B3.6
Date: 09/11/2012
Location(s): New York, Michigan, Michigan
Offices(s): Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy

September 7, 2012
While they might look like drops of water or soap bubbles, these colorful figures are actually photomultiplier tubes that line the walls of the Daya Bay neutrino detector. Neutrinos and antineutrinos are neutral particles produced in nuclear beta decay when neutrons turn into protons. This experiment aims to measure the final unknown mixing angle that describes how neutrinos oscillate. The tubes are designed to amplify and record the faint flashes of light that signify an antineutrino interaction. Lawrence Berkeley and Brookhaven National Labs and a number of physicists at U.S. universities played leading roles in the Daya Bay experiment, from designing the detectors all the way through to analyzing the data gathered. | Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, LBNL.
Photo of the Week: The Daya Bay Antineutrino Detector

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September 4, 2012
The NYC Solar Map allows users to estimate the solar energy potential for every building in New York City’s five boroughs.
The Bright Lights in New York Could Be Solar

Interactive map shows potential for rooftop solar in New York City.

September 1, 2012
The Brookhaven Graphite Research Reactor’s bioshield, which contains the 700-ton reactor core, is shown prior to decommissioning.
Brookhaven Lab Completes Decommissioning of Graphite Research Reactor: Reactor core and associated structures successfully removed; waste shipped offsite for disposal

UPTON, N.Y. – The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) has reached a major milestone by decommissioning a research reactor, ending the DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) legacy cleanup activities at the site.