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The silvered dome of the Blanco 4-meter telescope which will hold the DECam at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. 10.24.12Energy.gov Lab Chat

#LabChat: What is Dark Energy? Oct 25 at 2pm ET

Join researchers from three Office of Science labs to learn more about dark energy, the mysterious and ubiquitous force driving the accelerating expansion of the universe. Read More »

10.23.12FROM THE LABS

State-of-the-Art Beams From Table-Top AcceleratorsExternal link

Berkeley Lab’s lead in laser plasma acceleration research continues with new benchmarks for electron beam quality.
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Two scientists using The Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM).10.22.12Article

Batteries May Fade . . . But Research Renews

Pacific Northwest National Lab puts a new light on old batteries.

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Infrared thermal images of the floating water bridge setup at the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory. 10.18.12FROM THE LABS

Bright Lights and Liquid BridgesExternal link

Argonne Lab's Advanced Photon Source shows how floating water bridges defy gravity.

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10.17.12Press Release

Department of Energy's Office of Science Director to Discuss Science for Sustainable Energy at First-Ever Visit to Virginia TechExternal link

The Director of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science — the largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the nation — will talk about challenges related to energy use and global warming during his first-ever visit to Virginia Tech on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Read More »

10.15.12PRESS RELEASE

Another Advance on the Road to SpintronicsExternal link

Berkeley Lab Researchers Unlock Ferromagnetic Secrets of Promising Materials.


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People at the Office of Science booth 10.15.12FROM THE LABS

Adventures in Science and Explorations at BerkeleyExternal link

Thousands stopped by the Office of Science booth at Berkeley Lab's Open House. Click hereExternal link to view photos of the event.

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A snapshot of two men charging electric cars. 10.11.12Article

Energizing the FutureExternal link

Better batteries are being built at the Office of Science's Argonne National Lab. Read More »

10.10.12PRESS RELEASE

Advanced Photon Source lights the way to 2012 Chemistry NobelExternal link

ARGONNE, Ill. — Thanks in part to research performed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded today to Americans Brian Kobilka and Robert Lefkowitz for their work on G-protein-coupled receptors.


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10.08.12PRESS RELEASE

Adaptable Button Mushroom Serves Up Biomass-Degrading Genes Critical to Managing the Planet’s Carbon Stores

The button mushroom occupies a prominent place in our diet and in the grocery store where it boasts a tasty multibillion-dollar niche, while in nature, Agaricus bisporus is known to decay leaf matter on the forest floor. Now, owing to an international collaboration of two-dozen institutions led by the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), the full repertoire of A. bisporus genes has been determined.

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