Turning the world inside out

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    Turning the world inside out: Research gives new insight into formation of materials in Earth's core.

    By combining high-power lasers, diamonds and the brilliant X-rays produced by Argonne's Advanced Photon source, scientists from around the world can investigate materials at temperatures and pressures equal to those in the Earth's core. The knowledge they gain could illuminate Earth's distant past while revolutionizing the creation of many future materials from semiconductors to ceramics. Read more.

    Argonne Now, Winter 2009 — Read the issue »

    Design by Sana Sandler / Courtesy Argonne National Laboratory.

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