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Carbon-12 Simulations Help Enhance Particle Physics ExperimentsExternal link

Using ALCF supercomputers to study the carbon-12 nucleus at an unprecedented level of detail, researchers are uncovering results that will help improve the understanding of subatomic particles. Read More »

Conceptual drawing shows a flexible organic photovoltaic made from an acceptor of PCBM (buckyball with earth) and the donor of deuterated conducting polymer. 03.06.14FROM THE LABS

Solar SurpriseExternal link

Multidisciplinary ORNL team discovers unexpected effect of heavy hydrogen in organic solar cells. Read More »


Particle Beam Cancer Therapy: The Promise and ChallengesExternal link

Using beams of accelerated protons or heavier ions such as carbon, oncologists can deliver cell-killing energy to precisely targeted tumors—and do so without causing extensive damage to surrounding healthy tissue, eliminating the major drawback of conventional radiation therapy using x-rays. Read More »


Two Metals Are Better Than OneExternal link

Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory have discovered a recipe for making tiny two-metal structures that could similarly expand the forefront of materials science. Read More »


27 Teams Win Regional National Science Bowl Competitions, Secure Spots in National Finals in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced that 27 teams of middle and high school students won their regional competitions for the 2014 National Science Bowl this past weekend and are advancing to the National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April. Read More »

Ames Laboratory scientists use ultra-fast laser spectroscopy to 03.04.14FROM THE LABS

Ultra-fast Laser Spectroscopy Lights Way to Understanding New MaterialsExternal link

Scientists at the Ames Laboratory are using the technique to “see” small but potentially significant changes to materials in real time. Read More »

03.04.14Presentations & Testimony

FY 2015 Budget Request to Congress for DOE’s Office of Science.pdf file (5.5MB)

Acting Director Patricia Dehmer presents the details of the Office of Science FY 2015 budget request.


Berkeley Lab Researchers Identify Key Intermediate Steps in Artificial Photosynthesis ReactionExternal link

Artificial photosynthesis offers the promise of producing liquid fuels that are renewable and can be used without exacerbating global climate change. Read More »


Argonne’s ATLAS Facility Gets a FaceliftExternal link

Researchers at the Argonne Tandem Linac Accelerator System (ATLAS) facility recently completed an upgrade to the facility’s booster, which will open new capabilities that in turn will lead to new types of experiments and new discoveries. Read More »


Big Step for Next-Generation Fuel Cells and ElectrolyzersExternal link

Researchers at Berkeley and Argonne National Labs discover highly promising new class of nanocatalyst. Read More »

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