Brookhaven National Laboratory News Brookhaven National Laboratory conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as in energy technologies. Brookhaven also builds and operates major facilities available to university, industrial, and government scientists. en-us (BNL Web Services) Brookhaven National Laboratory News Sodium-Ion Batteries Offer Surprising Stability Over Cycles 3D measurements of microstructures reveal that sodium's larger ion size does not degrade battery materials as much as previously thought. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:30:00 EST X-Rays and Electrons Join Forces To Map Catalytic Reactions in Real-Time New technique combines electron microscopy and synchrotron x-rays at Brookhaven Lab to track chemical reactions under real operating conditions. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 05:00:00 EST Sweeping Lasers Snap Together Nanoscale Geometric Grids New technique developed by Brookhaven Lab scientists rapidly creates multi-layered, self-assembled grids with fully customizable shapes and compositions. Tue, 23 Jun 2015 05:15:00 EST Staying Cool: Saharan Silver Ants Researchers show that Saharan silver ants can control electromagnetic waves over an extremely broad range of the electromagnetic spectrum—findings may lead to biologically inspired coatings for passive radiative cooling of objects. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:00:00 EST Brookhaven Lab 'Higgs Hunter' Sally Dawson Receives Humboldt Research Award Sally Dawson, a theoretical physicist at Brookhaven Lab, has received a prestigious Humboldt Research Award, which includes an invitation to spend up to a year in Germany working on precise calculations for the long-sought Higgs boson. Thu, 4 Jun 2015 07:30:00 EST U.S. Joins the World in a New Era of Research at the Large Hadron Collider New LHC data gives researchers from around the world their best chance yet to study the Higgs boson and search for dark matter and new particles. Wed, 3 Jun 2015 05:30:00 EST Pianofest Noon Recitals at Brookhaven Lab June 24 and July 29 Participants in Pianofest, a summer workshop held in the Hamptons, will be showcased in two recitals at Brookhaven Lab on Wednesday, June 24, and Wednesday, July 29, at noon in Berkner Hall. Tue, 2 Jun 2015 11:30:00 EST Energy Secretary Moniz Announces 2014 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award Winners Physicist Mei Bai has been named a recipient of the U.S. Department of Energy's Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award for her contributions to Brookhaven's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider and the advancement of understanding "spin" physics. Mon, 1 Jun 2015 07:30:00 EST BSA Distinguished Lecture Thursday, 6/11: 'Advancing Science' Rush Holt, chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a 16-year U.S. congressman, will give a BSA Distinguished Lecture at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory on Thursday, June 11. Fri, 29 May 2015 07:30:00 EST DNA Double Helix Does Double Duty in Assembling Arrays of Nanoparticles Synthetic pieces of biological molecule form framework and glue for making nanoparticle clusters and arrays. Mon, 25 May 2015 11:00:00 EST