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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.

12.04.12Announcement

E. O. Lawrence Award Nominations

The Office of Science is now accepting nominations for the 2013 E. O. Lawrence Award.
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Two images of silicon atoms12.03.12Article

Lasting Gifts From Carbon Connections

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory open new views of graphene, which may help unlock its potential for a vast range of products.

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With increasing hydration within the interlayer space of the initially disordered lipid membranes, lateral layer-by-layer phase separation begins.12.01.12Science Highlights

The Medium Matters

Long-range, three-dimensional alignment and stacking of multiple regions within biologically derived membranes. Read More »

Inelastic neutron scattering of high-quality single-crystal samples of the mineral ZnCu3(OD)6Cl2.12.01.12Science Highlights

Experimental Confirmation of a New State of Magnetism Previously Predicted by Theory

This observation paves the way for a deeper understanding of high-temperature superconductivity and future applications for quantum computing. Read More »

DOE researchers are using a coupled ice-ocean model to study melt channels beneath Greenland’s Petermann Glacier, shown here in July 2012.12.01.12Science Highlights

Melting Ice Sheets and Sea Level Change

Recent studies reveal that complex ice-ocean interactions affect melting. Read More »

Electrochemical cell for splitting carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide and oxygen.12.01.12Science Highlights

Two for the Price of One: Water and Carbon Dioxide Splitting via a Single Catalyst

A simple, robust catalyst is capable of both water oxidation and carbon dioxide splitting, two difficult yet key reactions for solar energy conversion. Read More »

A photo of a scientist holding a battery. 11.30.12FROM THE LABS

Team Led by Argonne National Lab Selected as DOE’s Advanced Battery and Energy Storage Hub

Energy Department Announces Team to Receive up to $120 Million Over 5 Years.


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11.29.12FROM THE LABS

X-ray Laser Helps Fight Sleeping SicknessExternal link

An international group of scientists working at the Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has mapped a weak spot in the parasite that causes African sleeping sickness, pinpointing a promising new target for treating a disease that kills tens of thousands of people each year.

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11.28.12FROM THE LABS

DOE researchers advance scientific computing with record-setting simulationsExternal link

Breaking new ground for scientific computing, two teams of Department of Energy (DOE) scientists have for the first time exceeded a sustained performance level of 10 petaflops (quadrillion floating point operations per second) on the Sequoia supercomputer at the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).

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