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2016 Middle School Science Bowl

Check out video highlights of the 2016 Ames Laboratory Regional Middle School Science Bowl, held Feb. 20. Twenty-four teams from across the state competed in the event, with Ames Middle School winning the championship over LeMars and a trip to the U.S. Department of Energy's National Science Bowl, April 28-May 2 in Washington DC.

Ames Laboratory hosts My Brother's Keeper event

Ames Laboratory supports President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative to create and expand “Ladders of Opportunity for Boys and Young Men of Color.” On Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, Ames Laboratory scientists and students hosted approximately 100 eighth-grade students from Iowa State University’s Science Bound program for ethnically diverse middle- and high-school students for a morning of interactive science activities.

Gordon receives INCITE grant

​Ames Laboratory scientist Mark Gordon has been awarded a 2016 INCITE grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science. The Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment, or INCITE, program was created as a primary means for scientists to access the DOE’s supercomputers at Argonne and Oak Ridge national laboratories.  



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