subatomic particles

Surprising Result Shocks Scientists Studying Spin

by Brookhaven National Laboratory

Findings on how differently sized nuclei respond to spin offer new insight into mechanisms affecting particle production in proton-ion collisions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC)

A Glimpse Inside the Atom

by Vienna University of Technology

Using electron microscopes, it is possible to image individual atoms

2014's Top-10 Scientific Achievements at Brookhaven Lab

by Brookhaven National Laboratory

From new insights into the building blocks of matter to advances in understanding batteries, superconductors, and a protein that could help fight cancer, 2014 was a year of stunning successes for the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory. Oh, and did we mention the opening of a brand new facility that will push the limits of discovery across the scientific spectrum? For details on these and the rest of our Top-10 breakthroughs, check out the items below. You can follow Brookhaven Lab on FacebookTwitter, and Tumblr to learn about the discoveries of 2015 as they happen.