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

It’s the candy dish problem, but rather than picking the desired flavors, scientists must pick impurities from complex mixes. 09.22.16Article

Take the Best, Leave the Rest

Fundamental researchers offer new ways to sort molecules for clean energy and more. Read More »

These atom-scale computer simulations of tetrapods show how they sense compression (left) and tension along one axis (right), both of which are crucial to detecting nanoscale crack formation. 09.20.16User Facility

Nanoscale Tetrapods Could Provide Early Warning of a Material’s FailureExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists are developing a new way to detect microscopic fractures in materials in the field. Read More »

Former Argonne postdoctoral researcher Diana Berman and Argonne nanoscientist Anirudha Sumant. 09.19.16User Facility

Diamond Proves Useful Material for Growing GrapheneExternal link

Former Argonne postdoctoral researcher Diana Berman and Argonne nanoscientist Anirudha Sumant, along with several collaborators, developed a new and inexpensive way to grow pure graphene using a diamond substrate. Read More »

Science Headlines

09.26.16User Facility

Berkeley Lab Collaboration Enhances Optical Chip Design ProcessExternal link

A unique collaboration between a U.S. telecommunications equipment provider and a Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science national laboratory has helped dramatically improve design cycle times for future high-speed optical networking components. Read More »

09.26.16From the Labs

GreenWood Resources Licenses ORNL Invention to Boost Biofuel YieldExternal link

GreenWood, a global timberland investment and asset management company based in Oregon, plans to commercialize the technology to select and breed better varieties of poplar with less lignin content, which simplifies the conversion process and ultimately lowers the overall costs of biofuel production. Read More »

09.26.16User Facility

Scientists Find Twisting 3-D Raceway for Electrons in Nanoscale Crystal SlicesExternal link

The international team of scientists from Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley, and Germany observed, for the first time, a unique behavior in which electrons rotate around one surface, then through the bulk of the material to its opposite surface and back. Read More »

Science Highlights

Busted: Revealing Mismatches in MJO Modeling09.09.16Science Highlight

Busted: Revealing Mismatches in MJO Modeling

Research uncovers the errors that prevent modeled precipitation variations from matching real-world results.

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Making Sense of Failure in Light-Harvesting Semiconductors09.07.16Science Highlight

Making Sense of Failure in Light-Harvesting Semiconductors

Researchers reveal the factors that affect the stability of semiconductors in solar fuel devices to aid the discovery of next-generation materials.

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Electrons Fingerprint the Fastest Laser Pulses 09.07.16Science Highlight

Electrons Fingerprint the Fastest Laser Pulses

Simulations indicate that ultrafast laser pulses leave vortex-shaped patterns in their wake.

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Presentations & Testimony


DOE Office of Science Update.pdf file (6.3MB)

DOE Office of Science Director Cherry Murray provides an Office of Science Update at the March 2016 Meeting of the American Physical Society.


FY 2017 President’s Budget Request for DOE’s Office of Science.pdf file (7.0MB)

DOE Office of Science Director Cherry Murray presents the details of White House FY 2017 budget request.


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).

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