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Tractor trailer driving down road flanked by fields12.06.11Article

Sweet Smell of Renewable Fuel

Office of Science researchers borrowed from a fir tree to create a fuel that could leave diesel in the dust.
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Shown is a 3D, whole-star simulation of the GCD model of a Type Ia supernova at the moment at which a detonation wave begins to sweep through the white dwarf star, incinerating it.11.29.11Article

Amazing Mirrors and Superlative Supercomputers

Argonne's Mira will accelerate scientific discoveries and societal benefits. Read More »

These images show the simulated monthly averaged distribution of the total column water vapor from a high-resolution configuration of the Community Climate System Model Community Atmospheric Model. 11.28.11Article

Constrained Budgets, Critical PrioritiesExternal link

Column by Office of Science Director Bill Brinkman shows that basic research keeps our nation competitive.
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Using a machine developed and tested at Argonne National Laboratory, technicians apply special no-drip glue to a NOvA panel to create blocks that are 16 meters by 16 meters square and weigh 200 tons. 11.17.11From the Labs

Massive Plastic Detector Passes Pivotal TestExternal link

15,000 ton NOvA detector being built to track nature’s tiniest known particles.
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Map of the United States11.15.11Article

Connecting, Empowering, Leading

New ultra-high speed network will keep America on the cutting edge of innovation.
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Jaguar supercomputer at ORNL11.15.11Article

Igniting Innovation and Inspiration

Office of Science awards almost 1.7 billion supercomputing hours via the INCITE program.
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Ultra High Purity Electro-Formed Copper 11.10.11From the Labs

Discovery in Action and Science as ArtExternal link

Spectacular pictures picked at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
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Delia Milliron, facility director of Inorganic Nanostructures, at the Molecular Foundry at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, Calif. 11.10.11From the Labs

Images of InnovationExternal link

Office of Science labs turn possibilities into realities.
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Various clocks connected by horizontal and vertical lines in space11.08.11Article

Piercing The Illusion of Time

Second episode of The Fabric of the Cosmos reveals the wonder under the wristwatch.
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Scientist in the SLAC lightsource control room 11.02.11From the Labs

VIDEO: SLAC National Accelerator Lighting the WayExternal link

Lightsource science that discovers new drugs and finds cures for diseases.
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