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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).07.29.13Article

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 »


Successful Test of New U.S. Magnet Puts Large Hadron Collider on Track for Major UpgradeExternal link

U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories – including Berkeley Lab - collaborate to build the new magnets CERN needs to increase LHC luminosity by an order of magnitude. Read More »


Department of Energy Lab Field Study Will Sample Aerosols from Biomass BurningExternal link

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), working with colleagues from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), will conduct a field campaign this summer and fall in the skies over the Pacific Northwest and Tennessee to measure the evolution of aerosols in wildfires and prescribed agriculture burns, respectively. Read More »

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