“To succeed personally and professionally takes the help and support of those around you,” Laboratory Director Paul Kearns said recently as he prepared … Read More
It is often said that we cannot know who we are today, or set the course of where we are headed, without knowing our history. This is equally true of Women’s History … Read More »
The Argonne Running Club will host its annual leprechaun fun run and walk Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at noon. The event features two courses, a 3.4-mile run and 1.8-mile walk, prizes and refreshments at the finish line.
Participants should meet at Building 600 (near the Exchange Club) and wear green to show your Irish spirit. … Read More »
Central Shops tackled a project in Building 308 that involved the successful fabrication and installation of more than 120 feet of piping.
Simpson, a highly skilled fabricator and welder, led and supervised the installation, and quickly noticed that the previously drafted assembly procedure did not consider two critical safety aspects. The first was that per American … Read More »
The Argonne community can’t get complacent about weather-related slips and falls just yet. On average, there’s still another 5.5 inches of snow on tap for the Chicago area. According to the National Climatic Data Center:
We can expect an average of 4.3 days of snowfall in March, bringing 5.6 inches. The season’s last snowfall typically … Read More »
Recently, we discussed the value in asking questions to keep a conversation going. What happens when you don’t know where to start?
One common answer I’ve heard when I ask mentees if they’ve met with their mentors is, “I would, but I don’t know what to talk about.” Well, that surely can … Read More »
The Institute for Molecular Engineering (IME) is expanding its multi-pronged pursuit of foundational science enabling globally significant technological solutions at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory.
The institute was founded in 2011 as a joint endeavor between the University of Chicago and Argonne. Since then, most of Argonne’s IME activity centered around … Read More »
Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018 — remember to “spring ahead” by one hour. The Argonne Fire Department reminds employees that the time change is a good reminder to replace the batteries in your home’s smoke detectors.
DST ends, and clocks “fall back,” at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, … Read More »
BIS News, the newsletter for Business and Information Services (BIS) team members, was chosen to receive the award of excellence from the Society for Technical Communication (STC) Chicago Chapter competition. The society’s yearly competition recognizes excellence in creating and designing technical art and publications. The STC is an individual membership organization dedicated to advancing the … Read More »
Congratulations to the following researchers on having their U.S. patents granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for technologies invented at Argonne:
Charge gradient microscopy Patent No.: US 9,885,861
Seungbum Hong (MSD)
Superlubricating graphene and graphine oxide films Patent No.: US 9,890,345
Anirudha V. Sumant (NST) Ali Erdemir … Read More »
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