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  • Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) Creates Largest 3D Map of the CosmosDark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) Creates Largest 3D Map of the Cosmos
    The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) has capped off the first seven months of its survey run by smashing through all previous records for three-dimensional galaxy surveys, creating the largest and most detailed map of the universe ever. The post Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) Creates Largest 3D Map of the Cosmos appeared first on News Center. Read more »
  • How Can Next-Gen Computer Chips Reduce Our Carbon Footprint?How Can Next-Gen Computer Chips Reduce Our Carbon Footprint?
    Berkeley Lab scientists Maurice Garcia-Sciveres and Ramamoorthy Ramesh discuss how future microchips could perform better – and require less energy – than silicon. Over the next three years, they will lead two of the 10 projects recently awarded nearly $54 million by the Department of Energy to increase energy efficiency in microelectronics design and production. The post How Can Next-Gen Computer Chips Reduce Our Carbon Footprint? appeared first on News Center. Read more »
  • Cracking Open Strong Field Quantum ElectrodynamicsCracking Open Strong Field Quantum Electrodynamics
    Berkeley Lab’s researchers’ unique capabilities aided international effort to probe fundamental questions in physics The post Cracking Open Strong Field Quantum Electrodynamics appeared first on News Center. Read more »
  • Unprecedented Plasma Lensing for High-Intensity LasersUnprecedented Plasma Lensing for High-Intensity Lasers
    New research on plasma lensing at BELLA helps confirm laser plasma accelerators can be scaled up as BELLA Center pushes toward higher energies The post Unprecedented Plasma Lensing for High-Intensity Lasers appeared first on News Center. Read more »
  • Is Gravity a Quantum Force?Is Gravity a Quantum Force?
    Researchers at Berkeley Lab and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have proposed an experiment that may settle the persistent question: Is gravity truly a quantum force? The post Is Gravity a Quantum Force? appeared first on News Center. Read more »
  • Berkeley Lab Optical Innovation Could Calm the Jitters of High-Power LasersBerkeley Lab Optical Innovation Could Calm the Jitters of High-Power Lasers
    The Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA) Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has developed and tested an innovative optical system to precisely measure and control the position and pointing angle of high-power laser beams with unprecedented accuracy The post Berkeley Lab Optical Innovation Could Calm the Jitters of High-Power Lasers appeared first on News Center. Read more »
  • Bevatron Site Recognized for Historical Contributions to PhysicsBevatron Site Recognized for Historical Contributions to Physics
    The site of the former Bevatron, a particle accelerator at Berkeley Lab that operated from 1954 to 1993, has been designated a historic site by the American Physical Society for its exemplary contributions to physics. The post Bevatron Site Recognized for Historical Contributions to Physics appeared first on News Center. Read more »
  • Five Berkeley Lab Scientists Receive Prestigious Five-Year Research GrantFive Berkeley Lab Scientists Receive Prestigious Five-Year Research Grant
    Five scientists at Berkeley Lab have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science to receive funding through the Early Career Research Program (ECRP). The post Five Berkeley Lab Scientists Receive Prestigious Five-Year Research Grant appeared first on News Center. Read more »
  • Nathalie Palanque-Delabrouille to Lead Berkeley Lab’s Physics DivisionNathalie Palanque-Delabrouille to Lead Berkeley Lab’s Physics Division
    Nathalie Palanque-Delabrouille, a cosmologist and research director at the Institute for Research on the Fundamental Laws of the Universe at the CEA Paris-Saclay research center, has been selected to serve as the next division director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s (Berkeley Lab) Physics Division. Her appointment will be effective in late August. The announcement follows an The post Nathalie Palanque-Delabrouille to Lead Berkeley Lab’s Physics Division appeared first on News Center. Read more »
  • Successful Start of Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) Follows Record-Setting Trial RunSuccessful Start of Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) Follows Record-Setting Trial Run
    A five-year quest to map the universe and unravel the mysteries of “dark energy” is beginning officially today, May 17, at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona. The post Successful Start of Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) Follows Record-Setting Trial Run appeared first on News Center. Read more »
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