Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz helped cut the ribbon to dedicate Ames Laboratory's Sensitive Instrument Facility on May 6, 2016.
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|Ames Laboratory officially turned 69 years old on May 17 and that birthday was observed May 24 with the annual State of the Lab address and a noon luncheon.|
Ames Laboratory senior metallurgist and 2015 National Academy of Inventors inductee, Iver Anderson, talks about being an inventor and having the drive to solve problems, using information from many different sources.
Discovery of an unconventional charge density wave (CDW) in purple bronze, a molybdenum oxide, points to a possible new pathway to high temperature superconductivity. A CDW is a state of matter where electrons bunch together periodically, like a standing wave of light or water. CDWs and superconductivity are frenemies, since they share a common origin and often coexist, yet compete for dominance.
Three members of the Ames Laboratory National Bike Challenge team got together for a noon-time ride and lunch at Emma MCCarthy-Lee Park on May 20. You can join the Ames Laboratory team by going to the National Bike Challenge website, although you are already considered part of the team if you participated in past years.
|More and more financial advisors are recommending that women plan for their retirement savings to get them to age 100 or older. I would suggest women plan on 110 years old just to be on the safe side. Better to not spend it all than to run out. Sometimes, by knowing what not to do, you can keep yourself on the right track. Check out these common myths about retirement, and make any needed adjustments to how you manage your accounts.|
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz visited Ames Laboratory during his stop in Ames May 6-7. Moniz, who helped dedicate the new Sensitive Instrument Facility Friday afternoon and was the commencement speaker at Saturday's Iowa State graduation exercises, met with staff, toured several labs and held an all-hands meeting.
Check out photos and details from the Secretary's visit.
|The Annual Ames Laboratory Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Wednesday, June 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in 205 TASF. Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcome. To make an appointment, stop in 311 TASF or visit www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code 'Ames Lab.'|