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Actor Alan Alda 05.31.11DOE Blog

Radiance: Science and Stagecraft Come Together via Alan Alda and Marie Curie

The spotlight shines on the Emmy-winning actor's new play, and his lasting efforts in science communications.
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A scientist in the lab 05.26.11DOE Blog

Tools for Discovery Offer Potential Hope for Huntington's

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have found new insights into a devastating disease.
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BOSS is extending the existing Sloan Digital Sky Survey map of the universe based on galaxies, center, into the realm of intergalactic gas in the distant universe, using the light from bright quasars (blue dots) 05.25.11DOE Blog

Bright Lights From Dark Places

Scientists at the Department of Energy's national labs are using black holes to illuminate the distant parts of the universe in detail.
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Two scientists working on Argonne's Advanced Photon Source05.25.11Article

Argonne: Discovery on a Mission

Argonne was originally founded on the discoveries of world-class scientists focused on a top-secret wartime mission. Today, there is no secrecy about the mission that inspires Argonne's exceptional researchers; they work each day to create new scientific knowledge that has the potential to advance our nation and change our world.
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Image of a movie camera and a film reel05.25.11Article

CERN Multimedia Now Playing at DOE's ScienceCinema

CERN's voices and videos are now searchable via ScienceCinema.
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Illustration of DNA05.23.11Article

Explaining Energy Genomics by DOE Joint Genome Institute

What do filamentous fungi have in common with renewable fuels? And what are filamentous fungi, you might ask?
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Space Shuttle Endeavor on the launchpad05.16.11Article

Persistence and the Power of Discovery

AMS experiment launched aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour.
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Four students from Mira Loma High School compete in the National Science Bowl Finals05.03.11Article

DOE's Dr. Brinkman and Secretary Chu Honor National Science Bowl® Winners

Some of the most intelligent students from across the country were honored at the 2011 National Science Bowl® award ceremony, featuring keynote speaker Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Steven Chu.
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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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