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  • 02/14/2019

    Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have discovered a means of controlling the surface conductivity of a three-dimensional (3D) topological insulator, a type of material that has potential applications in spintronic devices and quantum computing.

  • 02/11/2019

    AMES, Iowa -- Middle school students from across Iowa will gather in Ames on Feb. 16 to compete in the 2019 Ames Laboratory/Iowa State University Regional Middle School Science Bowl. Thirty-two teams of students will compete to answer questions about biology, chemistry, earth and space science, energy, mathematics, and physics in the day-long, quiz-bowl format competition.

  • 01/29/2019

    Contacts:                                                                                  For Release:  Jan. 29, 2019
    Lin Zhou, Division of Materials Sciences and Engineering, 515-294-7590
    Laura Millsaps, Ames Laboratory Communications, 515-294-3474

  • 01/23/2019

    Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have discovered the relaxation dynamics of a zero-field state in skyrmions, a spinning magnetic phenomenon that has potential applications in data storage and spintronic devices.

  • 01/15/2019

    Iowa's top science and math students will face-off here on Jan. 26 in an intense question and answer competition in the 29th annual Ames Laboratory/Iowa State University Regional High School Science Bowl. Forty teams of students will compete to answer questions that test their knowledge of biology, chemistry, Earth and space science, energy, mathematics, and physics in the day-long, quiz-bowl format competition. 

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