Nano Mag Flux Lines BNL

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

 Brookhaven National Laboratory

Featured Articles

Simulation of the expanding debris from a supernova explosion (shown in red) running over and shredding a nearby star (shown in blue). 05.20.15FROM THE LABS

Supernova Hunting with SupercomputersExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers provide “roadmap” and tools for finding and studying Type Ia supernovae in their natural habitat. Read More »

ESnet enables scientists at distant locations to coordinate research and analysis in real-time collaboration.05.14.15ARTICLE

ESnet Enhances Scientific Productivity Around the Globe

Specialized network connects distant researchers and facilities in immediate collaboration. Read More »

Doug Roble gives the plenary talk on the science behind visual effects and filmmaking at the Science Day program during the 2015 National Science Bowl competition.05.11.15ARTICLE

The Science Behind the Silver Screen

Academy Award winner Doug Roble described the art – and science – of movie visualizations to the 2015 Science Bowl finalists. Read More »

Science Headlines


Land Management Practices to Become Important as Biofuels Use GrowsExternal link

The handling of agricultural crop residues appears to have a large impact on soil's ability to retain carbon, making land management practices increasingly important, especially under a scenario where cellulosic materials become more heavily used as a feedstock for ethanol production, according to a recently published study led by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory. Read More »


Defects Can “Hulk-Up” MaterialsExternal link

In a study at Berkeley Lab, exposure to alpha-particle radiation has been shown to transform certain thermoelectric materials into far more powerful versions of themselves. Read More »


Energy Secretary Moniz Announces 2014 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award Winners

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced nine exceptional U.S. scientists and engineers as recipients of the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award for their contributions in research and development that supports the Energy Department’s science, energy and national security missions. 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.