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Matching up maps of matter and light from the Dark Energy Survey and Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope may help astrophysicists understand what causes a faint cosmic gamma-ray glow.
What they learned could lead to a better understanding of how ionizing radiation can damage material systems, including cells.
Just as engineers once compressed some of the power of room-sized mainframes into desktop PCs, so too have the researchers shown how to pack some of the punch delivered by today’s ginormous particle accelerators onto a tiny silicon chip.
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will be named for an influential astronomer who left the field better than she found it.
Vera Rubin
As the massive LSST camera project reaches its culmination, Hannah Pollek is one of the engineers in the clean room each day putting the pieces together.
Hannah Pollek Portrait
A new understanding of the nucleation process could shed light on how the shells help microbes interact with their environments, and help people design self-assembling nanostructures for various tasks.
Illustration of tiles forming a microbial shell
What they learned could lead to a better understanding of how antibiotics are broken down in the body, potentially leading to the development of more effective drugs.
A new study uncovers how a critical protein binds to drugs used to treat asthma and other inflammatory diseases.
Anti-asthmatic drugs
A better understanding of these materials and how they store and transport oil and gas could one day enable more efficient fossil fuel production.
Aromatic carbon
It reveals an abrupt transition in cuprates where particles give up their individuality. The results...
Illustration of abrupt transition in normal state of a cuprate
Called XLEAP, the new method will provide sharp views of electrons in chemical processes that take p...
Computer simulations yield a much more accurate picture of these states of matter.
Illustration of a Monte Carlo simulation