Science Headlines

08.03.15User Facility

Brookhaven Lab Study Explores Nanoscale Structure of Thin FilmsExternal link

Result opens new doors in thin-film research and provides early confirmation of the expected impact of the National Synchrotron Light Source II. Read MoreExternal linkage

07.31.15From the Labs

One Higgs is the Loneliest NumberExternal link

Physicists discovered one type of Higgs boson in 2012. Now they’re looking for more. There could be more types, since two primary theories – compositeness and Supersymmetry - predict multiple Higgs particles. Read MoreExternal linkage

07.31.15From the Labs

Magnetism at NanoscaleExternal link

Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory are building a unique optical magnetometer to probe magnetism at the nano- and mesoscale. Read MoreExternal linkage

07.30.15From the Labs

Meet the High-Performance Single-Molecule DiodeExternal link

A team of researchers from Berkeley Lab and Columbia University has passed a major milestone in molecular electronics with the creation of the world’s highest-performance single-molecule diode. Read MoreExternal linkage

07.29.15From the Labs

Playing 'Tag' with Pollution Lets Scientists See Who's ItExternal link

Scientists at PNNL are tracking sources of soot in the Himalayan-Tibetan Plateau region, an important region for supplying water to China and India. Read MoreExternal linkage

07.28.15From the Labs

Oxygen: Not at All RandomExternal link

Corrosion follows a different path when it comes to uranium dioxide, the primary component of the rods that power nuclear reactors, according to a new study by scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of Chicago, and the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource. Read MoreExternal linkage


Congratulations to the New 2015-2016 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows!.pdf file (140KB)

The Department of Energy and its partners at NASA, and the National Science Foundation have selected eleven outstanding science, technology, engineering and mathematics educators to serve 11-month fellowships at the Federal agencies and on Capitol Hill. Read More »

07.27.15From the Labs

Unlocking the Rice Immune SystemExternal link

Joint BioEnergy Institute study identifies protein that is key to protecting rice against bacterial blight. Read MoreExternal linkage

07.24.15User Facility

Young Scientist Discovers Magnetic Material Unnecessary to Create Spin CurrentExternal link

Scientists at DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory are working on a surprising discovery that has important implications for the field of spintronics and the development of high-speed, low-power electronics that use electron spin rather than charge to carry information. Read MoreExternal linkage

07.23.15From the Labs

Mounting A ChargeExternal link

Scientists at the University of Chicago and Oak Ridge National Lab, supported by DOE’s Early Career Research Awards, are attacking exascale computing challenges on two fronts: power and resilience. Read MoreExternal linkage