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

2002 National Science Bowl championship high school team pictured on the left and Steven Sivek profile picture on the right. 03.30.15ARTICLE

Champions in Science Whose Stars Are Still Rising: Profile of Steven Sivek, National Science Bowl Champion 2002External link

For the run up to the 2015 National Science Bowl Finals April 30th to May 4th, this story is the first of four profiles on previous National Science Bowl competitors and champions. Read More »

Researchers created nanopores in graphene (red, and enlarged in the circle to highlight its honeycomb structure) that are stabilized with silicon atoms (yellow) and showed their porous membrane could desalinate seawater. 03.27.15FROM THE LABS

Demonstrating Desalination with Nanoporous Graphene MembraneExternal link

A team led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has demonstrated an energy-efficient desalination technology that uses a porous membrane made of strong, slim graphene—a carbon honeycomb one atom thick. Read More »

Computer simulations show a single proton (pink) can cross graphene by passing through the world’s thinnest proton channel. 03.19.15FROM THE LABS

Graphene ‘Gateway’ Discovery Opens Possibilities for Improved Energy TechnologiesExternal link

Selective molecular membrane was discovered by a collaboration of scientists at ORNL’s Fluid Reactions, Structures and Transport Energy Frontier Research Center, including researchers at Northwestern, Penn State and the University of Minnesota. Read More »

Science Headlines


Scientists Developed Global Model on the Role of Human Activity and Weather on Vegetation FiresExternal link

An international team of researchers led by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory working at the Joint Global Change Research Institute developed a new model on vegetation fires that will improve understanding of such fires around the world today. Read More »


Copper Atoms Bring a Potential New Battery Material to LifeExternal link

Scientists at Brookhaven National Lab track electrochemical reactions in cutting-edge battery materials in real time using "in-operando" synchrotron techniques, revealing important clues for the future design and development of more powerful, longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries. Read More »


Using Magnetic Fields to Understand High-temperature SuperconductivityExternal link

Taking our understanding of quantum matter to new levels, scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory are exposing high-temperature superconductors to very high magnetic fields, changing the temperature at which the materials become perfectly conducting and revealing unique properties of these substances. 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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