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  • 02/24/2016

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory will be the home of a new research consortium for the discovery and development of more environmentally friendly and energy-efficient refrigeration technologies, sponsored by DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). The consortium, named CaloriCoolTM, will pursue the development of alternative forms of refrigeration technologies, called caloric cooling, in partnership with the private sector and universities

  • 02/22/2016

    Ames Middle School repeated as champion here at Saturday’s Ames Laboratory Regional Middle School Science Bowl, but had a real challenge from LeMars.  The championship gives Ames a return trip to the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl® April 28-May 2 in Washington D.C.

  • 02/17/2016


    What: 13th Annual Ames Laboratory Regional Middle School Science Bowl. One of 50 regionals, the Ames Laboratory Middle School Science Bowl is a day-long quiz-bowl team competition with questions about Life Science, Physical Science, Earth and Space Science, Energy, Mathematics and General Science. The winning team will represent the regional at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl®, April 28-May 2, 2016 in Washington D.C.

  • 02/11/2016

    Contacts:                                                                                                          For release: Feb. 11, 2016
    Rod Eggert, Colorado School of Mines and Critical Materials Institute, 303-273-3981

  • 02/10/2016

    Ames Laboratory scientist Mark Gordon has been awarded a 2016  Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment, or INCITE grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science. The program was created as a primary means for scientists to access the DOE’s supercomputers at Argonne and Oak Ridge national laboratories. The award made to Gordon includes 200 million processor hours of computing time on the IBM Blue Gene/Q supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory.