Research physicist and head of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s Charged Particle Physics Branch Bill Amatucci stands in front of the source  chamber section of the Space NRL Physics Simulation Chamber.
August 15, 2019

A large-scale vacuum vessel for the creation of space-like conditions, the Space Physics Simulation Chamber is one of only a handful of its kind in the United States and one of the biggest in the world.

Cmdr. Erik Thomas salutes and is relieved by Cmdr. Jared Tharp as commander of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s (NRL) VXS-1 Squadron during the VXS-1’s change of command ceremony Aug. 1. (U.S. Navy photo by Jonathan Steffen)
August 7, 2019

PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Cmdr. Jared Tharp relieved Cmdr. Erik Thomas and assumed command of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s (NRL) Scientific Development Squadron One (VXS-1) “Warlocks” during a change of command ceremony Aug. 2.

Dr. Adam D. Dunkelberger (l), NRL research chemist, received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from Kelvin Droegemeier, director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, on July 25, 2019. (Credit: U.S. Department of Energy)
August 5, 2019

WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump awarded U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Research Chemist, Dr. Adam Dunkelberger, the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) at a ceremony held in Washington, D.C., July 25

NRL currently working with Naval Sea Systems Command
July 30, 2019

WASHINGTON — A pigment package designed by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory to slow discoloration of the exterior coating on surface ships has started to make its way into the fleet and is producing early, positive results.

NRL News Teaser
July 24, 2019

WASHINGTON — These days, the latest developments in artificial intelligence (AI) research always get plenty of attention, but an AI researcher at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory believes one AI technique might be getting a little too much.

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