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A group of students and a teacher holding a banner.02.19.13Article

A Competition Like No Other Heats Up

Just a few weeks remaining in the National Science Bowl’s regional competitions. See the newest finalists, and return for future updates here:

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Proof: Cosmic Rays Come from Exploding StarsExternal link

Menlo Park, Calif. — A new study confirms what scientists have long suspected: Cosmic rays – energetic particles that pelt Earth from all directions – are born in the violent aftermath of supernovas, exploding stars throughout the galaxy. Read More »

An image of a artifical retina.02.14.13PRESS REALEASE

FDA Approves First Bionic Eye for the Blind

Decade of Department of Energy research played a key role in the technology.
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Help Choose the Next Iconic "Big Science" ImageExternal link

Vote for your favorite photo among the stunning submissions from the world's top physics facilities, including the Office of Science's Brookhaven Lab and Fermilab. Read More »

An electron microscope image of a zombie cell.02.13.13Article

Sandia’s Cellular Statuettes in Silica

Lab’s artistic forms may lead to many real-life applications.
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NOAA and DOE join forces to tackle climate modelingExternal link

Scientists with NOAA and the Department of Energy's Office of Science will coordinate their climate modeling research programs to answer some of the most perplexing questions in climate and Earth systems science. Read More »


"Fermilab: Science at Work" DocumentaryExternal link

"Fermilab: Science at Work" is a new 40-minute documentary from Clayton Brown and Monica Long Ross, makers of the PBS film "The Atom Smashers." It follows ten Fermilab scientists as they try to solve the mysteries of the universe. You can watch the entire film online now. Read More »

A group of students and a teacher holding a banner.02.11.13Article

A Competition Like No Other Rolls On

Winners for the fourth week of the National Science Bowl have been determined. See the finalists, and return for future updates here:

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ORNL scientists solve mercury mystery, Science reportsExternal link

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Feb. 7, 2013 — By identifying two genes required for transforming inorganic into organic mercury, which is far more toxic, scientists today have taken a significant step toward protecting human health. Read More »

Image of National Science Bowl logo.02.07.13Article

A New Logo for the National Science Bowl

New insignia celebrates a competition like no other. Read More »

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