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DOE SCIENCE NEWS BY TOPIC: Physical Sciences
DOE provides the majority (approximately 90%) of federal support for high-energy and nuclear physics research, which uses advanced accelerator facilities as well as detectors placed underground and in space to understand the fundamental nature of matter, energy, space, time and the properties and interactions of atomic nuclei and nuclear matter.

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Computer-assisted accelerator design

Computer-assisted accelerator design

Accelerator physicist Stephen Brooks uses custom designed software to create a 3-D virtual model of the electron accelerator Brookhaven physicists hope to build inside the tunnel currently housing the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider.

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Scientists capture ultrafast snapshots of light-driven superconductivity

A new study, based on an experiment at SLAC's X-ray laser, pins down a major factor behind the appearance of superconductivity -- the ability to conduct electricity with 100 percent efficiency -- in a promising copper-oxide material.

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Scientists capture ultrafast snapshots of light-driven superconductivity

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Energy Secretary Moniz announces 2013 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award Winners
DOE/US Department of Energy

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