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 Stony Brook University Student Kristine Horvat Awarded Renate W. Chasman Scholarship Kristine Horvat, a materials science and engineering student at Stony Brook University, has been awarded the 2015 Renate W. Chasman scholarship. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:30:00 EST Scientists Use Nanoscale Building Blocks and DNA 'Glue' to Shape 3D Superlattices Scientists at Brookhaven Lab have constructed 3D "superlattice" multicomponent nanoparticle arrays where the arrangement of particles is driven by the shape of the tiny building blocks. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:00:00 EST BSA Distinguished Lecture Tuesday, 4/28: 'What Are Climate Models Good For?' Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and climate scientist Gavin Schmidt will discuss climate models and their strengths, limitations, and credibility during a BSA Distinguished Lecture at Brookhaven Lab on Tuesday, April 28. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:30:00 EST Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider Smashes Record for Polarized Proton Luminosity at 200 GeV Collision Energy The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), a powerful particle accelerator for nuclear physics research at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, just shattered its own record for producing polarized proton collisions at 200-giga-electron-volt (GeV) collision energy. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:30:00 EST Levittown High School Student Wins Top Honors at Brookhaven Lab's Model Bridge Building Contest Three local high school students receive honors at Brookhaven Lab's annual model bridge building contest. Mon, 6 Apr 2015 15:00:00 EST U.S. Scientists Celebrate the Restart of the Large Hadron Collider After two years of upgrades and repairs, proton beams once again circulated around the Large Hadron Collider, located at the CERN laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland. Sun, 5 Apr 2015 11:00:00 EST Eric Forsyth to Show Film at Brookhaven Lab on April 28 About His Recent Sailing Adventure Brookhaven Lab retiree Eric Forsyth will talk about his 22,391-mile sailing adventure and how his yacht, Fiona, battled to reach Antarctica. Fri, 3 Apr 2015 10:30:00 EST Brookhaven Lab's Asian Pacific American Association Offers Dr. Mow Shiah Lin Scholarship Applications now being accepted for Brookhaven Lab's Asian Pacific American Association Dr. Mow Shiah Lin Scholarship. Thu, 2 Apr 2015 10:00:00 EST Major New Research Project to Study How Tropical Forests Worldwide Respond to Climate Change Next Generation Ecosystem Experiments-Tropics will couple field research with the development of a new ecosystem model that represents how tropical forests interact with Earth's climate in much greater ecological detail than ever before. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 12:30:00 EST 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