Many technologies rely upon nanomaterials that can absorb or release atoms quickly and repeatedly. New work provides a first look inside these phase-changing nanoparticles.
Laser light exposes the properties of materials used in batteries and electronics.
Adding pressure could improve the performance of solar cells made of perovskites, a promising photovoltaic material.
Scientists have used X-rays to observe exactly how silver electrical contacts form during manufacturing of solar modules.
The center of our galaxy is a busy place. But it might be one of the best sites to hunt for dark matter.
Their results suggest a more efficient way to store energy from solar and wind power by converting it into renewable fuels.
CERN physicist Edda Gschwendtner explains why we need big machines to study tiny particles.
A bump in the LHC data has physicists electrified…but what does it mean?
Scientists have determined in atomic detail how a potential drug molecule fits into and blocks a channel in cell membranes that Ebola and related “filoviruses” need to infect victims’ cells.
Toward next-generation electronics, better medications and green energy solutions: "The First Five Years" point to a bright future of high-impact discovery at LCLS.