Scientist thinks bad-boy stars may produce elusive particle

Stand too close to a neutron star, and you'll lose the fillings in your teeth and the iron in your blood. Try to land on one, and you'll turn into liquid. Set a sugar cube-size sample of neutron star material on a table, ...

Argonne research could lead to cooler aluminum production

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and NorandaFalconbridge, Inc. are developing a way to produce aluminum at significantly reduced temperatures. The collaborative research effort could ...

Argonne's near-frictionless carbon coatings find new use

A research collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and the Kurt J. Lesker Company will study the durability of nearly frictionless carbon surface coatings in high-performance, vacuum ...

Discovery Ready To Roll

The Space Shuttle Discovery is set to roll out to Launch Pad 39B at KSC with an upgraded External Tank (ET). First motion is targeted for 3 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, June 14.

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