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Scientist working in the lab mentoring two interested young students. 08.01.12

Traditions of Honor and Endeavors of Excellence

Department of Energy salutes its latest winners of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. Read More »

This observatory is part of an air particles research initiative at Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts, and includes dozens of sophisticated instruments that take continuous ground-based measurements of clouds, aerosols, and other atmospheric properties. 07.26.12Article

One ARM, Two Columns and a Whole Lot of Aerosols

Energy Department announces research effort on air particles. Read More »

A photograph and a rendering mix, showing a veiw of the exterior building from the road leading up to the LSST site at night.07.23.12Article

Faster, Wider, Deeper: Pick Three

The Large Synoptic Telescope will offer unprecedented window on the sky. Read More »

science.gov mobile07.13.12Article

A Handy App for a Handy Site

Science.gov delivers deep database searches on the go. Read More »

Medical Isotope Work07.11.12Article

A Production Breakthrough . . . and a Priceless Benefit

Office of Science supported research accelerates creation of critical cancer treatment. Read More »

Quantum effects in photosynthesis07.09.12Article

Scientists Uncover a Photosynthetic Puzzle

Quantum effects are discovered at earliest stage of photosynthesis. Read More »

Gamma Gamma Run 3d07.05.12Article

Smashing Scientific Success

Office of Science Labs contribute to discovery of new particle that could unlock a massy mystery. Read More »

Scientist on a laptop surrounded by word bubbles (Science Accelerator, science.gov, worldwidescience.org) and various colored web icons (such as rss feed and refresh).07.02.12Article

Sixty-Five Years of Listening, Learning and Strengthening

The Office of Scientific and Technical Information brings DOE research to the world. Read More »

A Nephila clavipes female spider in the center of her web. The radial strands and scaffolding of her web is composed of major and minor ampullate spider silk fibers. Commonly referred to as dragline silk, this substance was imaged at the nanoscale at Argonne’s Advanced Photon Source. Image by Jeff Yarger.06.29.12Article

Astonishing Materials and an Amazing Arachnid

Real-life discoveries at the National Labs outshine the reel life of Peter Parker. Read More »

Rain clouds with visible area of downpour in the distance over a green field with shrubs in eastern New Mexico.06.27.12Article

Dust Deserves More than the Brush-Off

Desert dust intensifies summer rainfall in U.S. Southwest. Read More »