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A computer simulation of fusion in a confined reactor. 05.24.12Lab Breakthroughs Series

Here Comes the Sun

See how an accelerator at Oak Ridge National Lab contributes to fusion energy research. Read More »

Associate Director of Science for Nuclear Physics, Tim Hallman, speaks to an open-house guest at the Office of Science booth 05.22.12From the Labs

An Open House For Accelerator ScienceExternal link

This past weekend, more than 8,000 visitors came to an open house at the Office of Science's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Laboratory. Read More »

Crystal structure of the mu-opioid receptor bound to a morphinan antagon05.17.12Article

Bright Lights, Big Molecules and Hopefully a Better Understanding of Addictions

Researchers supported by Argonne Lab's Advanced Photon Source determine the structure of two opioid receptors. Read More »

Secretary of Energy Steven Chu placing the Fermi award medal on award winner Dr. Mildred Dresselhaus 05.17.12Video

The Secretary and the ScientistsExternal link

Watch as DOE Secretary Steven Chu honors Drs. Mildred Dresselhaus and Burton Richter at the Fermi Awards. Read More »

Energy Secretary Chu and Director of Science Brinkman with the winning National Science Bowl High School team 05.09.12From the Programs

The Finals Have Finished . . . But New Tests Will Begin

Catch up on all the action from this year's National Science Bowl, and start to prepare for next year’s event. Read More »

05.08.12Announcement

DOE Office of Science Selects 68 Promising Researchers for Early Career Research Awards

Program aims to strengthen America's scientific workforce and focus scientists on critical mission areas. Read More »

NERSC (National Energy Research Scientific Computing) Hopper supercomputer cluster at the OSF (Oakland Scientific Facility). Cray ECOphlex water-cooled supercomputers.05.04.12Article

Turning a Negative into a Positive

IceCube Collaboration searches for new answers at the frozen ends of the Earth. Read More »

05.01.12From the Labs

Latest Issue of Symmetry ReleasedExternal link

The May magazine features everything from the Twinkie of particle physics to one degree of separation and a king connections (who could rival Kevin Bacon). Read More »

Comparison of modeled atmospheric aerosol optical depth versus measured values from satellites.05.01.12Science Highlights

Improving the Aerosol Component of Climate Models

Complex aerosol processes accurately captured in climate models with a new, minimal aerosol module. Read More »

Polar stratospheric clouds over the NASA Radome, McMurdo Station, Antarctica.05.01.12Science Highlights

Towards More Accurate Simulation of Aerosolos in Climate Models

Recent findings reveal that existing climate models overestimate scattering and absorption of sunlight by aerosols at altitudes between 6-10 kilometers. Read More »

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