Slideshow: 2017 SSRL/LCLS Users’ Meeting

Slideshow: 2017 SSRL/LCLS Users’ Meeting

Newswise — This year’s SSRL/LCLS Annual Users’ Meeting brought together nearly 400 researchers who conduct experiments at Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) and the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS), including 90 participants in the concurrent High-Power Laser workshop.The meeting was held at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Sept. 27-29. As DOE Office of Science User Facilities, SSRL and […]

Using Complex Carbohydrates to Absorb Nitrates, Phosphorus

Using Complex Carbohydrates to Absorb Nitrates, Phosphorus

Newswise — Brainstorming sessions between a food chemist and a hydrologist at South Dakota State University have produced an innovative, potentially money-saving idea that would put nutrients back in the field. Assistant professors Srinivas Janaswamy of the Department of Dairy and Food Science and Laurent Ahiablame of the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering will […]

Seth Stein: The quake killer

Seth Stein: The quake killer

Published online 9 November 2011 | Nature479, 166-170 (2011) | doi:10.1038/479166a News Feature The US government says that a huge earthquake risk lurks in the heart of the country, where a series of large shocks hit 200 years ago. Seth Stein says that kind of warning is dead wrong. Richard Monastersky Seth Stein argues that […]

The next supercontinent: Four ways Earth could reshape itself

The next supercontinent: Four ways Earth could reshape itself

Image Credit:Brett Ryder By Stephen Battersby ASIA is torn in two. The Atlantic and Pacific oceans are swallowed. Where once there were beaches, great mountain ranges judder into the skies, fusing together a scatter of separate land masses into one mighty new supercontinent. Call it… Aurica. That’s what João Duarte calls it, anyway. A geoscientist […]

Asteroid that just buzzed Earth may not miss on return visit – CNET

Asteroid that just buzzed Earth may not miss on return visit – CNET

A rendering of Asteroid 2012 TC4. NASA/JPL-Caltech The house-sized asteroid that just passed by Earth, almost as close as many satellites in orbit, will be back — and a future visit might lead to it taking up permanent residency here. On Tuesday night/Wednesday morning, Asteroid 2012 TC4 safely passed by our planet at an altitude […]

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