A decade of discovery / U.S. Department of Energy.
Contributor(s): Blass, Tom.Publisher: [Arlington, VA?] : Published by Altio Media for the U.S. Dept. of Energy, c2008Description: 149 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.Report number: DOE/PA-0017Other title: Discovery.Subject(s): United States. Dept. of Energy -- Research | Research and development projects -- United States | Energy development -- Research -- United States
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Contributors, Tom Blass ... [et al.].
Accomplishments of the Department of Energy's seventeen national laboratories, including development of biofuels, solar power, fusion energy, the power grid, and nuclear deterrents.
Introduction -- NATIONAL LABORATORIES. Ames; Argonne; Brookhaven; Fermi; Idaho; Lawrence Berkeley; Lawrence Livermore; Los Alamos; National Energy Technology Laboratory; National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Oak Ridge; Pacific Northwest; Princeton Plasma Physics; Sandia; Savannah River; SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory; Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility -- ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT. Next generation environmentally friendly (and versatile) nuclear reactors; Making coal cleaner for the future; Soon at the pump: cellulosic biofuels; Building better batteries with new materials and imagination; Fusion energy: true star power; Mapping energy from the source to your car's tailpipe, and beyond; Bioenergy research centers at the forefront of greener fuels; Reducing energy demands begins at home; Microseismic monitoring: revealing what is going on deep underground; The future of fuel; Bringing solar energy's cutting edge to light; From sludge to glass: making nuclear waste safer for the future; New technology foresees power blackouts before they occur; Wind turbines -- NATIONAL SECURITY. Replicating tiny nuclear explosions using the world's largest laser; Antineutrinos reveal the inner workings of nuclear reactors; Fine sculpting the details on classic synthetic aperture radars; Protecting our soldiers; Roadrunner keeps an eye on the nation's nuclear arsenal; Modeling urban disease outbreaks; Millimeter wave technology scans for more than just security; Nuclear testing without the nuclear explosion -- LIFE AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE. World record for Laser Wakefield Acceleration: zero to one billion electron volts in three centimeters; Targeting cancer using nuclear technology; The Nano Film Festival: atoms at the movies; The supercomputing fast lane; A perfect liquid; Hope for Parkinson's victims; Take the nano-train; Zooming in on atomic structure with neutrons; Quantum secrets of photosynthesis revealed; Fermilab experiments decode mysteries of the universe; Strange quarks could reveal mysteries of the universe; To the ends of the universe and back; Looking for answers in a mouse's brain; Molecular analysis in the fast lane; Electroneedle to the rescue! -- Contributors.