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Bubble study could improve industrial splash controlExternal link

For the first time, scientists witnessed the details of the full, ultrafast process of liquid droplets evolving into a bubble when they strike a surface. Their research determined that surface wetness affects the bubble's fate.
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X-ray Laser Takes Aim at Cosmic MysteryExternal link

Scientists have used powerful X-rays from the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to study and measure, in atomic detail, a key process at work in extreme plasmas like those found in stars, the rims of black holes and other massive cosmic phenomena.

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2013 National Science Bowl12.12.12Article

A Present . . . And A Future

Students are hitting the books – instead of the mall – in preparation for the 2013 National Science Bowl.
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3 CT scan images of ceramic composites 12.10.12FROM THE LABS

Space-Age Ceramics Get Their Toughest Test:External link

Berkeley Lab Researchers Develop Real-Time CT-Scan Test Rig For Ceramic Composites at Ultrahigh Temperatures.

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2012 Nobel Prize Awards CeremonyExternal link

Dr. Brian Kobilka, a co-laureate in Chemistry, used Argonne Lab’s Advanced Photon Source for his groundbreaking work in G-protein-coupled receptors.
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12.05.12PRESS RELEASE Still Strong, Growing in 10th Anniversary Year, known for its groundbreaking search and retrieval of government science information, is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. Read More »

Microscopic image of heat-sensitive microspheres. 12.05.12Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Preventing Laptop Fires and “Thermal Runaway”

Researchers point to “self-healing” materials as a potential means of improving lithium ion battery safety. Read More »


Enrico Fermi Award Nominations

The Office of Science is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Enrico Fermi Award. Read More »

12.04.12Presentations & Testimony

Energy Independence with Sustainability Presentation.pdf file (3.4MB)

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, presentation by Dr. W. F. Brinkman, Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy.


E. O. Lawrence Award Nominations

The Office of Science is now accepting nominations for the 2013 E. O. Lawrence Award.
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