General Motors has licensed the use of patented material for next-generation battery packs developed by the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.
On Road Trip 2013, CNET's Daniel Terdiman traveled to the Argonne National Lab to find out the history of the world's first nuclear reaction, Chicago Pile-1.
Laser beams and an aerodynamic levitator help scientists melt cement into a metallic-glass material that can act as a semiconductor.
The Department of Energy's Advanced Networking Initiative will initially connect three research supercomputers and then link to all DOE national labs.
If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.
Researchers at Northwestern predict a battery that will have 10 times the capacity and charge 10 times faster, while Argonne National Laboratory predicts a cell phone that can charge in a minute.
The latest list of most-powerful computers is a bit of same old, same old. But soon, it won't be so easy to get ahead on the Top500 list by plugging in special-purpose accelerator cards.
Largest award of computing time in agency's history goes to 57 projects, including those developing new kinds of jet engines, wind turbines, nuclear reactors, and treatments for brain diseases.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu says the U.S. can recapture leadership position in clean-energy technologies with an investment in R&D and long-term policies.
The machine, located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, bumps the IBM-based Sequoia system down a notch with its performance of 17.59 petaflops per second.