Nano Mag Flux Lines BNL

Color-enhanced image of magnetic flux lines around individual nickel nanodots. 

 Brookhaven National Laboratory

The Office of Science has several vehicles to update the public on the latest scientific outcomes of funded projects. The content is available as In the News articles, In Focus articles, and presentations and testimony.

Featured Articles

A surfactant template guides the self-assembly of functional polymer structures in an aqueous solution. 10.06.15FROM THE LABS

ORNL Researchers Find ‘Greener’ Way to Assemble Materials for Solar ApplicationsExternal link

Using three Office of Science User Facilities, scientists found a way to control the self-assembly of photovoltaic polymers with exquisite precision, using a detergent-like molecule as a template. Read More »

Neutrinos are the ghosts of the universe. They pass through all matter and travel at near the speed of light. And some begin with a star’s violent death. Alysia Marino is spending her career hunting down neutrinos and learning their secrets.09.30.15ARTICLE

Hunting Cosmic Ghosts

Third in a series of profiles on the recipients of DOE’s Office of Science early career awards: Alysia Marino, a University of Colorado scientist who is spending her career tracking down neutrinos and learning their secrets. Read More »

Mira Loma team enjoying their championship prize trip to Alaska.09.28.15ARTICLE

Building Champions: National Science Bowl Offseason

Five-time National Science Bowl champion Mira Loma HS keeps an intense – and pizza fueled – training regimen through the summer and fall. Read More »

Science Headlines


New Argonne Centers Connect Business with Energy Storage and Nanotechnology ResearchExternal link

Argonne National Laboratory has created two new collaborative centers that provide an innovative pathway for business and industry to access Argonne's unparalleled scientific resources to address the nation's energy and national security needs. Read More »


Icy Arctic Proves Hot for Climate DataExternal link

In June 2015, the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility launched the ARM Airborne Carbon Measurement V (ARM-ACME V), an aerial campaign focused on capturing data from the sky to better understand warming in the Arctic did a sixteen-week data collection campaign, now scientists are ready to explore their data. Read More »


DOE Announces Funding for New Center for Computational Materials Sciences at Brookhaven LabExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $12 million in funding over the next four years for a new Center for Computational Design of Functional Strongly Correlated Materials and Theoretical Spectroscopy at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Rutgers University. Read More »

Science Highlights

Assembly of the Majorana Demonstrator Module 1 detectors.September 2015

The Majorana Demonstrator: First Module of Germanium Detectors Comes Online

The Majorana experiment begins its search for neutrinoless double-beta decay. Read More »

Left: Boron-10 coated commercial silver-doped ZnS screens are used to capture ultracold neutrons directly; Right: A large area detector prototype is being examined in a light-tight box. An array of wavelength-shifting scintillator fibers is used to collect light from a 0.5 m by 0.3 m surface.September 2015

A Large-Area Detector for Fundamental Neutron Science

New scalable cost-effective ultracold neutron detector has many applications. Read More »

Three Ti:Saphire laser system used for three-step resonance ionization of Uranium (U), Thorium (Th), and Paladium (Pd).September 2015

Laser Detection of Actinides and Other Elements

New technique measures uranium, thorium, and palladium with efficiencies up to 500 times greater than current standard. Read More »

Presentations & Testimony

03.17.15Presentations & Testimony

Statement of Patricia Dehmer, Acting Director of the Office of Science, Before the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy & Water Development.pdf file (60KB)

Acting Director Patricia Dehmer discusses the President’s FY 2016 Budget Request for the Office of
Science in the Department of Energy (DOE).

02.02.15Presentations & Testimony

FY 2016 Budget Request to Congress for DOE’s Office of Science.pdf file (6.5MB)

Acting Director Patricia Dehmer presents the details of the Office of Science FY 2016 budget request.

07.11.14Presentations & Testimony

Statement of the Acting Director of the Office of Science, Patricia Dehmer to the House Science, Space and Technology Committee Subcommittee on Energy.pdf file (58KB)

Dr. Dehmer discusses the status of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) program within the Office of Science.

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