APS News Articles 2000
National School on Neutron and X-Ray Scattering Held at APS & IPNS (Aug. 14)
During the two-week period of August 14-26, 2000 Argonne National Laboratory once again hosted the National School on Neutron and X-Ray Scattering funded by the Office of Basic Energy Science of the Department of Energy.
APS Wins Three R&D 100 Awards (Oct. 3)
Three technologies developed for use at the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory have won R&D 100 awards. The awards are given annually by R&D Magazine to the 100 most significant technical products of the year.
APS Analysis of Beethoven Hair Sample Yields Clues to Composer's Life and Death (Oct. 17)
The Advanced Photon Source (APS) has played an important role in a four-year project to solve the mystery of what caused composer Ludwig von Beethoven's years of chronic illness. The probable answer: lead poisoning. This toxin also may have contributed to his death.