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10-m South Pole Telescope at the National Science Foundation’s Amundsen-Scott Research Station.08.01.13Science Highlights

Patterns in the Cosmos Trace Evolution of the Universe

Detection of subtle polarization patterns in the Cosmic Microwave Background opens a new window on fundamental physics and cosmology. Read More »

Photo of Muon g-2 magnet infront of Wilson Hall. 07.31.13FROM THE LABS

The Big Move is Finished … And The Big Experiment Will BeginExternal link

After a 35-day, 3,200 mile journey, the Muon g-2 electromagnet arrived safely at Fermilab. Now for the installation, and then the science. Read More »


Scientists Look to Next Decades in U.S. Particle PhysicsExternal link

From the output of an ongoing meeting, U.S. particle physicists – including experts from the Department of Energy’s Office of Science – will chart a path to answering some of science’s most intriguing questions. Read More »


Winners of the Ten-Hundred and One Word Challenge ContestExternal link

The Ten Hundred and One Word Challenge invited the 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) to represent their science in images, cartoons, photos, words and original paintings, but any descriptions or words could only use the 1000 most commonly used words in the English language, with the addition of one word important to each of the EFRCs and the mission of DOE: energy. Read More »

An image of the bacterium Caldicellulosiruptor bescii, named for the DOE BioEnergy Science Center (BESC).07.29.13Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Discovery through Teamwork

By coordinating capabilities across institutions, DOE Bioenergy Research Center scientists identify a powerful new microbe for biofuel processing. Read More »

Crab Spa is a diffuse-flow hydrothermal vent site on the East Pacific Rise and one of the nine sampling sites.07.24.13FROM THE LABS

Dog Days and “Dark Matter”

Researchers led by the Joint Genome Institute illuminate a vast new world of undiscovered microbes. Read More »

The pink color of salt lakes is caused by salt-loving microorganisms, called halobacteria. 07.22.13FROM THE LABS

Microorganisms Found in Salt Flats Could Offer New Path to Green Hydrogen FuelExternal link

Researchers at Argonne Lab turn to ancient microorganisms to use sunlight in a new way. Read More »


Discovery of Rare Decay Narrows Space for New PhysicsExternal link

After a quarter of a century of searching, physicists have discovered a rare particle decay that gives them an indirect way to test models of new physics. Read More »


Massive Muon Ring Moves Up the Mighty MississippiExternal link

Fifty-foot-wide electromagnet is on a 3,200 mile journey to its new home at Fermilab. Read More »

An image of cobalt atoms 07.15.13FROM THE LABS

Imaging Electron Pairing in a Simple Magnetic SuperconductorExternal link

Findings and resulting theory could reveal mechanism behind zero-energy-loss current-carrying capability. Read More »

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