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 Chiral Magnetic Effect Generates Quantum Current Scientists at Brookhaven Lab and Stony Brook University have discovered a new way to generate very low-resistance electric current in a new class of materials.&nbsp; Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:00:00 EST Robert M. Konik Named Chair of Brookhaven Lab&#039;s Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science Department Robert M. Konik has been named Chair of the Condensed Matter Physics &amp; Materials Science Department (CMPMS) at the U.S. Department of Energy&#39;s Brookhaven National Laboratory, effective January 1, 2016. Mon, 25 Jan 2016 07:30:00 EST Brookhaven Lab to Partner on Electric Grid Modernization Projects The U.S. Department of Energy&#39;s Brookhaven National Laboratory will join other national labs, universities, government, and industry in a complex-wide effort to improve the resiliency, reliability, and security of the nation&#39;s electricity delivery system.&nbsp; Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:30:00 EST Unique Two-Level Cathode Structure Improves Battery Performance Controlling surface chemistry of a cathode material could lead to higher-capacity, faster-charging batteries for electronics, vehicles, and energy-storage applications. Mon, 11 Jan 2016 09:00:00 EST Shining A Light On Water-Splitting Reactions Eric Isaacs, a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) recipient, probes how metal nanoparticles supercharge sunlight&#39;s water-splitting feat. Thu, 17 Dec 2015 07:30:00 EST 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