Nano Mag Flux Lines BNL

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

 Brookhaven National Laboratory

Featured Articles

Plasma wakefield acceleration of both particle types, as shown in this simulation, could lead to smaller and more powerful colliders than today’s machines. 08.26.15FROM THE LABS

Antimatter Catches a Wave at SLACExternal link

Accelerating positrons with plasma is a step toward smaller and cheaper particle colliders. Read More »

This illustration shows a protein complex at work in brain signaling. It contains two joined protein complexes: SNARE, shown in blue, red, and green, and synaptotagmin-1, shown in orange. 08.17.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists Discover Atomic-Resolution Details of Brain SignalingExternal link

X-ray laser experiment at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory reveals never-before seen neural messaging details which could help in designing new drugs for brain disorders. Read More »

At the Department of Energy’s EMSL, scientists from around the world conduct experimental and theoretical research to understand the environment on a molecular level. 08.03.15ARTICLE

In the International Year of Soils, EMSL Researchers Dig Deep

Researchers at EMSL study the components and inhabitants of soil communities, gathering data to better understand and model how factors – agriculture, climate changes, ecosystems activities – change soil chemistry. Read More »

Science Headlines


DOE Event Marks Beginning of Landmark Ecosystem ExperimentExternal link

Scientists are getting a glimpse of the future with a Department of Energy large-scale experiment designed to answer questions about how carbon-rich peatlands will respond to projected warming of the climate and increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide. Read More »


New Catalyst May Hasten Commercialization of Fuel Cell VehiclesExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have developed a new fuel cell catalyst using earthly abundant materials with performance that is comparable to platinum in laboratory tests. Read More »


ORNL Chemical Sampling Interface Features Simplicity and SpeedExternal link

In mere seconds, a system developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory can identify and characterize a solid or liquid sample, providing a valuable tool with applications in material science, forensics, pharmaceuticals, biology and chemistry. 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.