Vivian Stojanoff holds a model of the protein Lysozyme found in egg whites. A model of a silicon crystal is on the table, and an amethyst crystal sits on top of a silicon rod. Stojanoff deciphers crystal structures, promotes role of women in science

Vivian Stojanoff spends her workdays studying a special kind of crystals — protein crystals.

“What are crystals?” asks Stojanoff, a physicist at Brookhaven National Laboratory’s National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS). “Crystals surround us.

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The Multispectral Thermal Imager satellite has been in service for 10 years and recently completed its 55,000th orbit.MTI satellite celebrates 10 years in orbit, continues to serve

For researchers at DOE's Sandia National Laboratories, the evening of March 12 marked a proud moment. Hundreds of miles above the Earth, the Multispectral Thermal Imager satellite reached its 10th anniversary in service as it completed its 55,000th orbit—far exceeding both its intended maximum life and its potential applications in the process.

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DOE Pulse
  • Number 308  |
  • March 29, 2010