Brookhaven National Laboratory News Brookhaven National Laboratory conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as in energy technologies. Brookhaven also builds and operates major facilities available to university, industrial, and government scientists. en-us (BNL Web Services) Brookhaven National Laboratory News Physicists Solve Low-Temperature Magnetic Mystery From information storage to magnetic refrigeration, many of tomorrow's most promising innovations rely on sophisticated magnetic materials, and this discovery opens the door to harnessing the physics that governs those materials. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:30:00 EST Stony Brook Opera at Brookhaven Lab, April 22 The Stony Brook Opera will perform at BNL on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at noon in Berkner Hall. The group will present a preview of its upcoming semi-staged concert performances of Donizetti's popular bel canto masterpiece Lucia di Lammermoor. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:30:00 EST Center Moriches Middle School Students Sweep Two Categories to Win Top Honors at Brookhaven Lab's Maglev Contest Center Moriches Middle School students garnered six trophies at Brookhaven Lab's annual Maglev Contest. Robert Moses Middle School placed second with five trophies. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:30:00 EST Jason Remien Named Manager of Brookhaven Lab's Environmental Protection Division Jason Remien, an environmental management engineer with more than 20 years' experience at Brookhaven Lab, has been named manager of the Lab's Environmental Protection Division. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 07:30:00 EST LHC Experiments Join Forces to Zoom in on the Higgs Boson The LHC's ATLAS and CMS experiments presented for the first time a combination of their results on the mass of the Higgs boson. It is the most precise measurement of the Higgs boson mass yet and among the most precise measurements performed at the LHC to date. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 10:30:00 EST Four Scientists With Major Contributions to Research at Brookhaven Lab Named American Physical Society Fellows Four scientists who have made significant contributions to ongoing research at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory were among those recently named Fellows of the American Physical Society, the world's second-largest organization of physicists. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:30:00 EST R.C. Murphy Junior High School of Stony Brook Wins Top Honors at Brookhaven Lab's Regional Middle School Science Bowl R.C. Murphy Junior High School of Stony Brook won the Brookhaven National Laboratory/Long Island Regional Middle School Science Bowl held at the Lab on Saturday, March 7, 2015.  R.C. Murphy students competed against 19 teams from 13 schools across the region in one of the nation's 50 regional competitions in the Annual U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl®. Thu, 12 Mar 2015 07:30:00 EST First Scientific Publication from Data Collected at NSLS-II The science program at NSLS-II gets a jump start with a publication from samples used during commissioning at the X-ray Powder Diffraction beamline. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:30:00 EST Plants Use Water Wisely — Mostly Scientists "crowd-source" data to improve understanding of how plant leaves regulate flow of water and carbon dioxide. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:15:00 EST Solomiya Ivakhiv and Di Wu to Perform at Brookhaven Lab, March 11 Pianist Di Wu and violinist Solomiya Ivakhiv, both graduates of the world-renowned Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, will perform in concert at Brookhaven Lab on March 11. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:30:00 EST