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Suffolk County Community College's Nina Leonhardt Recognized for STEM Leadership

Suffolk County Community College’s Associate Dean for Continuing Education Nina Leonhardt garnered two prestigious awards this summer for her work as a role model and leader in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – education. 384 more words

Suffolk Assoc. Prof of Physical Sciences Sean Tvelia '95 on National Team to Improve STEM Education at Community Colleges

Sean Tvelia ’95, Associate Professor of Physical Science at Suffolk County Community College, has been chosen to participate in the National Science Foundation ( 428 more words

Researchers Create Antireflective Surface to Improve Solar Cells

By: Ashwin Kelkar

The advent of the solar panel has allowed us to harness the energy of the sun, similar to plants. However, unlike plants, solar panels run into a predicament; though we can utilize some of the sun’s rays, most waves end up being reflected off the surface of solar panels. 265 more words

Pioneering X-Ray Techniques Used to Design More Efficient Batteries

By: Ashwin Kelkar

Have you ever wondered why your iPhone battery only lasts 3 hours instead of the projected 8? It can be frustrating to many people around the world, but it can be even worse when that battery is powering a pacemaker, a tool that allows people’s hearts to continue pumping blood. 237 more words

Brookhaven National Laboratory: Self-Assembled Nanotextures Create Anti-Reflective Surface: Applications for Solar Cells and Military Radar Camouflage

Reducing the amount of sunlight that bounces off the surface of solar cells helps maximize the conversion of the sun’s rays to electricity, so manufacturers use coatings to cut down on reflections. 871 more words

Nanotechnology

From Symmetry: "20-ton magnet heads to New York"

Symmetry

January 16, 2015
Justin Eure

A superconducting magnet begins its journey from SLAC laboratory in California to Brookhaven Lab in New York.

Imagine an MRI magnet with a central chamber spanning some 9 feet—massive enough to accommodate a standing African elephant. 1,144 more words

Basic Research

From Brookhaven Lab: "Microscopy Reveals how Atom-High Steps Impede Oxidation of Metal Surfaces"

Brookhaven Lab

December 29, 2014
Karen McNulty Walsh, (631) 344-8350 or Peter Genzer, (631) 344-3174

Rust never sleeps. Whether a reference to the 1979 Neil Young album or a product designed to protect metal surfaces, the phrase invokes the idea that corrosion from… 1,024 more words

Applied Research & Technology