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03.10.14PRESS RELEASE

Nine More 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 nine 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 »

This graphical representation shows the layers of the 2-D LED and how it emits light. 03.10.14FROM THE LABS

Scientists Build Thinnest-Possible LEDs to be Stronger, More Energy EfficientExternal link

University of Washington researchers supported by the Office of Science have created LEDs 10,000 smaller than the thickness of a human hair. Read More »

03.06.14FROM THE LABS

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 »

03.05.14FROM THE LABS

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 »

03.05.14FROM THE LABS

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 »

03.04.14PRESS RELEASE

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.

03.04.14FROM THE LABS

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 »

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