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16 September 2022

New NSF funding to study online STEM learning

A $1.9 million will explore how online STEM programs can yield improved STEM identity in girls.

9 September 2022

National MagLab magnet recognized with R&D 100 award

World's strongest superconducting magnet celebrated as a top 100 revolutionary technology. 

10 August 2022

MagLab researchers develop roadmap to new quantum materials

Work connecting physics, chemistry and materials science illustrates new methods to yield materials with quantum properties.

5 July 2022

Melting the mysteries of spin ices

Using a special technique performed in the MagLab's high fields, researchers have uncovered a method to understand spin ice materials.

14 March 2022

Magnetism helps electrons vanish in high-temp superconductors

MagLab users have discovered that magnetism is key to understanding the behavior of electrons in high-temperature superconductors.

7 March 2022

How a sense of belonging creates STEM success

New research explores the power of intersecting identities in a young Black woman’s STEM experience.

13 February 2022

Chemists unlock the key to improving biofuel and biomaterial production

Researchers reveal how carbohydrates form plant biomass, information that may lead to new biorenewable energy solutions. 

9 February 2022

Unraveling pervasive PFAS 'forever' chemicals

Learn how the MagLab's high-field magnets are helping uncover the secrets of "forever chemicals."

6 December 2021

MagLab educator named 2021 Gold Medal awardee

Carlos R. Villa who is usually surrounded by K-12 students now joins a list of prestigious honorees recognized by the Tallahassee Scientific Society for his contributions to science education

29 November 2021

New material could be two superconductors in one

New research has potential applications in quantum computing and introduces a new way to measure the secrets of superconductivity.

22 November 2021

Understanding how pathogenic fungi build their carbohydrate armor

Molecular architecture of fungal cell walls and the structural responses to stresses revealed in new paper.

4 November 2021

Low-gravity simulator design offers new avenues for space research

As humanity continues its exploration of the universe, the low-gravity environment of space presents unusual challenges for scientists and engineers.

19 October 2021

$1M Department of Energy grant to explore clean energy materials

New funding will explore the mysteries of the Platinum group elements to investigate possible alternatives to rare and expensive materials used in an array of clean energy applications.

3 October 2021

NSF grant funds new 40T superconducting magnet design

The world's next most powerful superconducting magnet will be designed at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory.

22 September 2021

National Maglab Chief Scientist Appointed to President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

Laura Greene is joining a prestigious group of advisors on US science and technology. 

2 August 2021

MagLab Researchers find Oxygen Spike Coincided with Ancient Global Extinction

Researchers believe the ocean oxygenation occurred over a few tens of thousands of years, a very brief period in Earth’s geological history.

29 July 2021

Chaotic electrons heed 'limit' in strange metals

Researchers define calculation framework to explain why electrons traveling in any direction in a strange metal follow the "Planckian limit.”

3 May 2021

MagLab director named to National Academy of Sciences

Greg Boebinger, director of the Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, has been named a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

22 April 2021

Researchers visualize the motion of vortices in superfluid turbulence

MagLab researchers visualized vortex tubes in a quantum fluid, findings that could help scientists better understand turbulence in quantum fluids, superconductors and beyond.

21 April 2021

New pulsed magnet reveals a new state of matter in Kondo insulator

The experiment is the first to use the new duplex magnet at the National MagLab's Pulsed Field Facility at Los Alamos.