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A century ago, Albert Einstein predicted gravitational waves -- ripples in the fabric of space-time that result from the universe's most violent phenomena. A hundred years later, NSF-funded researchers using the Laser...

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NREL Refinery Process Shows Increased Effectiveness of Producing Ethanol from Algae

A new biorefinery process developed by scientists at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’...

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"LIGO's detection is one of the coolest discoveries in decades, and hints at the hopes and dreams we have for the 'O,' an observatory that offers a revolutionary new window into the Universe. LIGO will show us wonders that promise to...

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New measurements from a NASA satellite have allowed researchers to identify and quantify, for the first time, how climate-driven increases of liquid water storage on land have affected the rate of sea level rise.

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Energy Department Announces New Asset Score Partnership Program

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced partnerships with 21 companies, federal agencies, and state and local governments to promote the use of DOE's Building Energy Asset...

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