Spring 2018

Subatomic Smackdown

Subatomic Smackdown

When it comes to talent, versatility and the power to change the world, which atomic particle is the champ? Read what our four contenders have to say — then you decide.

Esprit de Char

Esprit de Char

Members of a sprawling science team piece together the puzzle of biochar, a promising tool in the fight against global warming.

Stump the Scientist

Stump the Scientist

Nobody can know everything — not even the most brilliant of scientists.

Research scientist Maedeh Darzi studied this 18th century Islamic prayer book using infrared light generated by a synchrotron.

Open: SESAME

A magnet-powered synchrotron at the first major international research center in the Middle East aims to draw scientists into cross-cultural collaborations.

Dylan Murray, a biophysicist with the U.S. National Institutes of Health

Folding Gone Afoul

Dylan Murray wants to sabotage processes that can lead to neurodegenerative disease.

Fun & Games with Data

Fun & Games with Data

High-field data comes in a boggling array of shapes, squiggles and colors. Play along as we try to figure out what it all means.

Electron Timeline

Electron Timeline

The electron has fascinated humankind for centuries. Here are some highlights from the annals of science.

A Star (Magnet) Is Born

A Star (Magnet) Is Born

Introducing the world's strongest superconducting magnet, the first of a new generation.