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National Synchrotron Light Source II Achieves First Stored Electron Beam

Scientists and engineers at Brookhaven Lab achieved a major milestone in commissioning the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) on April 5—the result of more than seven years of planning, design, construction, and commissioning.  More...

Ben Babst

Tracking Sugar Movement in Plants

Study overturns long-held belief that plant hormones control the shape of plant growth. Instead, it has shown that this process starts with sugar.  More...

SDSS measurement

Astronomers from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Make the Most Precise Measurement Yet of the Expanding Universe

Brookhaven collaborators on the Sloan Digital Sky Survey helped measure the expansion rate of the Universe when it was only one-quarter of its present age, the best measurement yet of the expansion rate at any epoch in the last 13 billion years.    More...

Stephen Peggs

Accelerator Applications for Cancer Therapy Highlighted in Nature Article

Technology feature in April 3 Nature highlights advances in cancer therapy using protons and other charged particles.  More...

Matthew Eisaman

494th Brookhaven Lecture on Wednesday, 4/16

Energy consumption around the world is projected to approximately triple by the end of the century. Improved solar cells will be crucial to meet future demand with renewable energy sources. On Wednesday, April 16, join Matthew Eisaman for the 494th Brookhaven Lecture, titled "Manipulating Light to Understand and Improve Solar Cells."  More...

Bridge Building contest winners

Ward Melville High School Student Wins Top Honors at Brookhaven Lab's Model Bridge Building Contest

Four local high school students receive honors at Brookhaven Lab’s annual model bridge building contest.  More...

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"494th Brookhaven Lecture: 'Manipulating Light to Understand and Improve Solar Cells'"
Matthew Eisaman, Sustainable Energy Technologies Department at Brookhaven Lab
Wednesday, April 16, 4 p.m.
Berkner Hall Auditorium
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Newsclips

Cancer treatment: Sharp shooters
—Nature

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—Symmetry - dimensions of particular physics

Modeling heavy-ion collisions with Open Science Grid
—International Science Grid This Week

Rocky Point Students Visit Brookhaven National Lab
—Miller Place/Rocky Point Patch

 

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