COAMPS-TC predicts heavy rain around where Barry makes landfall.
July 12, 2019

WASHINGTON — U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s updated tropical cyclone prediction software becomes operational just before the first tropical system of the season to reach the U.S. makes landfall July 13.

Schematic of a nanoscale structure called a ‘photonic crystal waveguide’ that contains quantum dots that can interact with one another when they are tuned to the same wavelength. (Image credit: Chul Soo Kim, US Naval Research Laboratory)
July 8, 2019

Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) developed a new technique that could enable future advancements in quantum technology.

The technique squeezes quantum dots, tiny particles made of thousands of atoms, to emit single photons (individual particles of light) with precisely the same color and with positions that can be less than a millionth of a meter apart.

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s Small Wind and Temperature Spectrometer (SWATS) payload will be on the Green Propellant Infusion Mission, or GPIM, a NASA-developed
June 25, 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Naval Research Laboratory researchers designed and built two science payloads that went up with SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Heavy rocket launch on June 25.

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s Narrow Field Imager shown on one of the four PUNCH micro-satellites. PUNCH will provide imaging of the solar wind from low Earth orbit.  Work was funded by NASA. (Graphic courtesy of PUNCH Team/Southwest Research Institute)
June 20, 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Naval Research Laboratory researchers partnered with Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) to shine a light on the impact of the solar atmosphere on the interplanetary medium between the Earth and the Sun.

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June 18, 2019

WASHINGTON — Materials science researchers with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory have found a remnant of ancient dust from the early stages of the solar system inside a primitive meteorite, named La Paz Icefield 02342 after the location of its discovery in Antarctica.

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