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 Unraveling the Complex, Intertwined Electron Phases in a Superconductor Researchers have characterized a key arrangement of electrons in a high-temperature superconductor, a material that can conduct electricity with almost no energy loss without being ultra-chilled. Mon, 26 Oct 2015 12:00:00 EST DOE Announces Funding for New Center for Computational Materials Sciences at Brookhaven Lab The U.S. Department of Energy has announced $12 million in funding over the next four years for a new Center for Computational Design of Functional Strongly Correlated Materials and Theoretical Spectroscopy at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Rutgers University. Mon, 5 Oct 2015 07:30:00 EST Department of Energy, National Grid, and Siemens Complete Major Energy-Efficiency Upgrade at Brookhaven Lab Representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy, Brookhaven National Laboratory, National Grid, and Siemens today celebrated the completion of significant infrastructure upgrades at Brookhaven Lab designed to substantially reduce the Lab&#39;s energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions. Tue, 22 Sep 2015 16:00:00 EST Brookhaven Lab Summer School Helps Develop Tomorrow&#039;s Nuclear Chemistry Experts Students receive hands-on training and introduction to careers in energy, environmental science, and medicine. Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:30:00 EST Blazing Trails at Brookhaven Lab&#039;s Center for Functional Nanomaterials (Video) Take a video tour of the CFN&#39;s cutting-edge, collaborative research into energy solutions, nanomaterial self-assembly, and <em>operando</em> experimentation. Tue, 14 Jul 2015 07:30:00 EST Stony Brook Receives $2.5 Million DOE Grant for Transformational Energy Technology A Stony Brook University research team, which includes Brookhaven Lab staff, has been awarded $2.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy&#39;s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop a system that condenses water vapor from power plants in order to provide supplemental cooling for the plant and reduce water use. Fri, 10 Jul 2015 07:30:00 EST Sodium-Ion Batteries Offer Surprising Stability Over Cycles 3D measurements of microstructures reveal that sodium&#39;s larger ion size does not degrade battery materials as much as previously thought. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:30:00 EST X-Rays and Electrons Join Forces To Map Catalytic Reactions in Real-Time New technique combines electron microscopy and synchrotron x-rays at Brookhaven Lab to track chemical reactions under real operating conditions. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 05:00:00 EST Sweeping Lasers Snap Together Nanoscale Geometric Grids New technique developed by Brookhaven Lab scientists rapidly creates multi-layered, self-assembled grids with fully customizable shapes and compositions. Tue, 23 Jun 2015 05:15:00 EST Workshop Participants Outline Projects to Advance Smart Grid Resilience As the Smart Grid movement gains traction with science, government, and industry, information sharing becomes ever more critical. Brookhaven Lab&rsquo;s series of workshops focused on grid resiliency have become important venues for education and collaboration. Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:30:00 EST