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National Science Bowl04.29.11Announcement

National Science Bowl® 2011 Finals

The 21st National Science Bowl® (NSB) is being held in Washington, D.C. April 28th-May 3rd. Stay updated on the competition through the NSB Journal, Facebook or the new SmartPhone Mobile application!
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High-quality crystals in special crucibles 04.25.11DOE Blog

Good Earths and Rare Earths

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory are nurturing green shoots from good soil all year around.
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04.22.11Announcement

Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research Video Contest

View the winners of the Energy Frontier Research Centers video contest and vote for your favorites to win the People's Choice Award.
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Dr. Vilas Pol and Office of Science Director Dr. Bill Brinkman04.22.11Article

Spring Air and Science

Innovations spring forward on Earth Day.
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Image of a wakefield through a plasma04.21.11Science Highlights Series

Slowing Down Time and Contracting Space to Build Better Machines

Scientists are applying one of Einstein's theories in a new way to advance the techniques for modeling particle accelerators.
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X-ray crystal structures reveal never-before-seen details of where Mre11 interfaces with Rad50 04.19.11DOE Blog

One "Cool Tool" That's Helping Repair Your DNA

With the arrival of spring, many families are dusting off their tools to make some home improvements. It's worth remembering that nature also has some pretty cool tools as well.
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A team of students 04.15.11Article

National Science Bowl Regional Results Are In! Watch Video Footage from the Competitions

Video clips from the regional science bowls show students' enthusiasm and passion for science.
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Image of the galaxy04.12.11Article

DOE's Office of Science Labs Make Progress in Understanding Dark Energy

Is there a mysterious source of energy driving the expansion of the universe, or is our understanding of gravity incorrect? DOE lab scientists use data from observations and images of the night sky to find out.
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The Ames plasma torch04.05.11Article

The Ames Laboratory

Big things in a small package.
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Dr. Brinkman presenting a certificate and shaking hands with Gerald Boyd04.04.11Article

Saluting the Exceptional Service of Oak Ridge’s Gerald Boyd

The Office of Science salutes Gerald Boyd.
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