Middle school students from across Iowa will gather in Ames on Feb. 24 to compete in the 2018 Ames Laboratory/Iowa State University Regional Middle School Science Bowl. Twenty-four 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.
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MEDIA ADVISORY -- Feb. 16, 2018
The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Laboratories are among the most innovative places on the planet.
Forged in the fires of World War II, they have become wellsprings of discovery and innovation that have made – and continue to make – a profound and positive impact on the lives of millions. Partnering with industry and academia, the National Laboratories continue to drive fundamental research, innovation and commercialization, advancing U.S. leadership and unleashing American energy, ingenuity and genius.
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have discovered a state of magnetism that may be the missing link to understanding the relationship between magnetism and unconventional superconductivity. The research, recently published in npj Nature Quantum Materials, provides tantalizing new possibilities for attaining superconducting states in iron-based materials.
New joint industry project will recycle domestic rare-earth materials using Critical Materials Institute technology01/22/2018
Contacts: For Release: Jan. 22, 2018
Alex King, Director, Critical Materials Institute, (515) 296-4500
Some of the brightest high school students from across Iowa will travel to Ames on January 27 to compete in the 28th Ames Laboratory/Iowa State University Regional High School Science Bowl. Forty 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.