||Alex King says an early love of Legos was a natural attraction for a materials scientist. In fact he still has his original set of the plastic building blocks.|
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|New Ames Lab Director Adam Schwartz hit the ground running this month. He was welcomed to the Lab with a reception on June 4 and two days later, officiated at the groundbreaking for the Lab's first new facility in more than 20 years.|
|The long-awaited DNP NMR equipment arrived June 23 and is in the process of being installed on the third floor of Spedding Hall.|
|Ames Laboratory broke ground on June 6 for the new $10 million Sensitive Instrument Facility, to be located at the Applied Sciences Center. The facility will provide a protected environment for highly sensitive state-of-the-art electron microscopy equipment.|
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Using the second fastest supercomputer in the world, a scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory is attempting to develop a more efficient process for purifying rare-earth materials. (06/09/14)
The U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory broke ground today on a Sensitive Instrument Facility designed to isolate increasingly fine-tuned scientific equipment from environmental disturbances.
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|Groundbreaking for Ames Lab's new Sensitive Instrument Facility will take place on June 6 at the Applied Sciences Center. Details are being finalized and information will be emailed to employees next week.|