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John Walsh of Brookhaven's Instrumentation Division adjusts a photocathode assembly for the apparatus the team is using to test the cathode preparation process, while Triveni Rao loads sample photocathode discs into a 12.07.15From the Labs

Producing Cold Electron Beams to Increase Collision Rates at the Relativistic Heavy Ion ColliderExternal link

Engineers and physicists team up on new technology for keeping particle beams tightly packed, with possible applications at a future electron ion collider and other facilities. Read MoreExternal linkage

The high school championship match between Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology against Mira Loma High School at the 2015 National Science Bowl finals.12.02.15Press Release

Inspiring and Challenging the Nation's Future Leaders in Science and Technology

Middle school and high school students begin competing next month in the 2016 National Science Bowl, sponsored by the Department of Energy and managed by DOE’s Office of Science, leading up to the national championship in May 2016. Read More »

In the late 1990s, Lori Freitag (now Diachin) received the highest honor given by the U.S. government to researchers beginning their career for designing ways to visualize and interact with large, complex data sets.11.17.15Profile

Taking Control and Taking Risks

Lori Diachin at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory discusses her path in computer science. Read More »

Berkeley Lab’s Shyh Wang Hall. 11.13.15From the Labs

Berkeley Lab Opens State-of-the-Art Facility for Computational ScienceExternal link

Wang Hall takes advantage of Lab’s hillside location for advanced energy efficiency. Read MoreExternal linkage

In this artistic rendering, a magnetic pulse (right) and X-ray laser light (left) converge on a high-temperature superconductor to study the behavior of its electrons. 11.05.15From the Labs

Researchers Discover a New Dimension to High-Temperature SuperconductivityExternal link

An unprecedented blend of intense magnetic and x-ray laser pulses produces surprising 3-D effect. Read MoreExternal linkage

President Barack Obama greets 2014 Enrico Fermi Award recipients Charles Shank, left, and Claudio Pellegrini in the Oval Office, Oct. 20, 2015. 10.21.15Article

President Obama Honors Extraordinary Scientists Who Advanced Our Understanding of the Natural WorldExternal link

Claudio Pellegrini and Chuck Shank receive the 2014 Enrico Fermi Presidential Award. Read MoreExternal linkage

Red blood cells (red) and circulating tumor cells (green) traveling through a microfluidic cell sorting device as simulated by uDeviceX. 10.19.15User Facility

Flowing Toward Red Blood Cell BreakthroughsExternal link

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility users employ Titan to understand circulating tumor cells, sickle cell anemia, and drug delivery. Read MoreExternal linkage

Claudio Pellegrini (right) and SLAC scientist Herman Winick in the klystron gallery of SLAC's linear accelerator. Pellegrini and Winick were instrumental in making the idea for LCLS a reality.10.14.15Profile

Understanding Nature, Accelerating Electrons, and Advancing Science

Profile of Fermi Award winner Claudio Pellegrini. Read More »

Chuck Shank presenting his “Vision 2010” plan during his annual address to employees at Berkeley Lab.10.07.15Profile

A Passionate Scientist, a Picosecond Pioneer and a Presidential Honoree

Profile of Fermi Award winner Chuck Shank. Read More »

A surfactant template guides the self-assembly of functional polymer structures in an aqueous solution. 10.06.15From the Labs

ORNL Researchers Find ‘Greener’ Way to Assemble Materials for Solar ApplicationsExternal link

Using three Office of Science User Facilities, scientists found a way to control the self-assembly of photovoltaic polymers with exquisite precision, using a detergent-like molecule as a template. Read MoreExternal linkage