Matter in Extreme Conditions

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September 13, 2021
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Their work helps reveal the inner workings of cells and the behavior of matter under extreme pressures and temperatures.
July 9, 2021
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She toured the lab’s powerful X-ray laser, looked at the construction of the world’s largest digital camera, and discussed climate research, industries of the future, and diversity, equity and inclusion in the sciences.
Secretary Granholm virtual visit
June 3, 2021
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From the invisible world of elementary particles to the mysteries of the cosmos, recipients of this prestigious award for early career scientists explore nature at every level.
Panofsky fellows
May 27, 2021
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Edward Hohenstein, Emma McBride and Caterina Vernieri study what happens to molecules hit by light, recreate extreme states of matter like those inside stars and planets, and search for new physics phenomena at the most fundamental level.
Early Career Awardees 2021
February 23, 2021
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A better understanding of the failure process will help researchers design new materials that can better withstand intense events such as high-velocity impacts.
material failure
November 23, 2020
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A better understanding of how this happens could help researchers hone future electronic measurements and offer insights into how X-rays interact with matter on ultrafast time scales.
Image - Artist's rendering of two laser beams striking sample.
October 28, 2020
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The initiative will give scientists more access to powerful lasers at universities and labs.
LaserNetUS
August 5, 2020
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Researchers developed a way to measure the basic properties of matter at the highest pressures thus far achieved in a controlled laboratory experiment.
White dwarf
July 2, 2020
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New research could offer insights into the formation of planets like Earth and inform the design of more resilient materials.
Iron impact header
June 16, 2020
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It could offer insights into the evolution of planetary systems and guide scientists hoping to harness nuclear fusion as a new source of energy.
Scattered photons

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