Brookhaven National Laboratory


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Brookhaven National Laboratory,

scientific research center, at Upton (town of Brookhaven), Long Island, N.Y. It was founded in 1947 by Associated Universities, a management corporation sponsored by nine eastern U.S. universities. The corporation ran the laboratory under a contract with the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE) until 1997, when safety problems led the DOE to replace it. Brookhaven conducts multidisciplinary scientific work, e.g., studies of atomic nuclei and human genetics, investigations of the effects and uses of nuclear radiation, and research and development in nuclear technology. The laboratory's equipment includes nuclear reactors and particle accelerators. The facilities also include a center for work in nuclear medicine. Students from universities around the world work at the laboratory.
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"Big data applications hosted at BNL and other DOE national labs routinely move petabytes of data over LAN and WAN and require the capability of fully utilizing the current and next generation of 100Gbps networks," said Scott Bradley, Manager of Network Services at Brookhaven National Laboratory. "Software defined networks helps us to meet this challenge and allows us to implement and validate the data transport protocols/software intra-data centers and over WAN in the speed of 100Gbps and beyond."
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He played key roles in the development and construction of several other key experimental science facilities, including the Princeton-Penn Accelerator, the Tevatron at Fermilab, the Bates accelerator at MIT, and the Isabelle project at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Steven Musolino of Brookhaven National Laboratory, who worked on the dirty bomb experiments with Harper, summed it up this way: "Pretty much everything bad happens within 500 meters, and to a large extent [the bad effects] don't happen." That conclusion jibes with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's fact sheet on dirty bombs, which says the long-term health risk of limited exposure to radioactive particles is probably "extremely small." The commission categorizes the dirty bomb not as a weapon of mass destruction, but as a weapon of mass disruption.
Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, has been honored as Brookhaven's "Inventor of the Year" by Battelle, a global science and technology company that develops and commercializes technology, and manages five DOE laboratories.
Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have found an answer: Under lab conditions that imitate the environment of a fuel cell, the researchers added gold clusters to the platinum electrocatalyst, which kept it intact during an accelerated stability test.
Jeffrey Gillow, a researcher at Brookhaven National Laboratory, has been making use of the X-ray microscope at the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) in New York to see extremely fine details of bacteria biochemistry in a technique known as X-ray spectromicroscopy.
Before his appointment in the Executive Office of the President, he served as Director of Brookhaven National Laboratory from 1998, and as the third President of the State University of New York at Stony Brook (1980-1994).
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By smashing gold nuclei together at near-light speeds, physicists using Brookhaven National Laboratory's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) have recreated a short-lived state of hot, dense matter that existed microseconds after the Big Bang (June issue, page 26).
Volkow and Wang's research at Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York showed that the more obese the person, the lower the number of D2 receptors.

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