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

Brookhaven Lab Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) scientists with a sample of gold nanoparticle superlattices linked up by using fabricated DNA as a building material. 02.04.16User Facility

Scientists Guide Gold Nanoparticles to Form "Diamond" SuperlatticesExternal link

DNA scaffolds cage and coax nanoparticles into position to form crystalline arrangements that mimic the atomic structure of diamond. Read More »

Star trails take shape around Kitt Peak National Observatory in this long-exposure image. 02.03.16From the Labs

New Galaxy-Hunting Sky Camera Sees Redder BetterExternal link

Berkeley Lab, Yale University, and the National Optical Astronomy Observatory join forces to develop Mosaic-3. Read More »

Michael Witherell, director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. 01.22.16From the Labs

UC Names Michael Witherell to Head Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryExternal link

Witherell is a leading physicist with a highly distinguished career in teaching, research and managing complex organizations. Read More »

Science Headlines

02.05.16From the Labs

PPPL and Princeton University Physicists Join German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Wendelstein 7-X CelebrationExternal link

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) physicists collaborating on the Wendelstein 7-X (W 7-X) stellarator fusion energy device in Greifswald, Germany, were on hand for the Feb. 3 celebration when German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed a button to produce a hydrogen-fueled superhot gas called a plasma. Read More »

02.05.16User Facility

10 Science Highlights Celebrating 10 Years of Argonne Leadership Computing FacilityExternal link

ALCF is home to Mira, the world’s fifth-fastest supercomputer, along with teams of experts that help researchers from all over the world perform complex simulations and calculations in almost every branch of science. Read More »

02.04.16User Facility

Scientists Take Key Step Toward Custom-Made Nanoscale Chemical FactoriesExternal link

Scientists at Berkeley National Laboratory have for the first time reengineered a building block of a geometric nanocompartment that occurs naturally in bacteria. Read More »

Science Highlights

Artist conception highlights electron behavior in a single layer of iron-selenium atoms (red and purple) on a strontium titanate layer (blue pyramid shapes).December 2015Science Highlight

Vibrations Raise the Critical Temperature for Superconductivity

Scientists reveal that coupling between electrons and atomic vibrations play a key role in this vexing phenomenon. Read More »

In an iron-based superconductor, model patterns of electron spins show two competing liquid-like magnetic phases. (Positive spins correspond with yellow and red, while negative spins are green and black.)December 2015Science Highlight

Magnetic Dance at the Threshold of Superconductivity

Near the onset of superconductivity, continuous exchange of electrons occurs between distinct, liquid-like magnetic phases in an iron-based superconductor. Read More »

X-rays can characterize the motion of atomic-scale defects (for example, dislocations) relative to the morphology of a nanoparticle in the electrode of an operating lithium-ion battery. The dislocations are extra planes of atoms inserted into the atomic lattice.December 2015Science Highlight

Tracking Hidden Imperfections Inside Operating Lithium-ion Batteries

Penetrating x-rays can image defects and phase changes during battery charging and discharging. Read More »

Presentations & 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).


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.


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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