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By observing changes in materials as they’re being synthesized, scientists hope to learn how they form and come up with recipes for making the materials they need for next-gen energy technologies.
Polymorph formation
Tais Gorkhover, Michael Kagan, Kazuhiro Terao and Joshua Turner will each receive $2.5 million for...
Photos of SLAC's 2018 Early Career Award winners
The X-ray laser movie shows what happens when light hits retinal, a key part of vision in animals...
An image of San Francisco Bay salt ponds from space
Tiny pores in the shells of archaea microbes attract ammonium ions that are their sole source of...
Artist's depiction of a tiny pore in an archaea's crystalline shell