Tags » Brookhaven National Laboratory

From Brookhaven Lab: "Generations of Supercomputers Pin Down Primordial Plasma"

Brookhaven Lab

March 31, 2014
Justin Eure

As one groundbreaking IBM system retires, a new Blue Gene supercomputer comes online at Brookhaven Lab to help precisely model subatomic interactions… 1,362 more words

Basic Research

From Brookhaven Lab: "Understanding the Initiation of Protein Synthesis in Mammals"

Brookhaven Lab

March 18, 2014
Chelsea Whyte

Protein synthesis, the process by which cells generate new proteins, is the most important cellular function, requiring more than 70 percent of the total energy of a cell. 500 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Broolhaven Lab: "Particle Beam Cancer Therapy: The Promise and Challenges"

Brookhaven Lab

March 3, 2014
Karen McNulty Walsh

Advances in accelerators built for fundamental physics research have inspired improved cancer treatment facilities. But will one of the most promising—a carbon ion treatment facility—be built in the U.S.? 2,575 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Symmetry: "Start spreading the SNEWS"

March 07, 2014
Andre Salles

When it comes to studying supernovae, if you don’t SNEWS, you lose.

SNEWS, the Supernova Early Warning System, is a worldwide network designed to do just what the name implies: let astronomers and physicists know when a nearby… 941 more words

Basic Research