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09.07.12From the Labs

Crews Complete First Block of North America's Most Advanced Neutrino ExperimentExternal link

Today, technicians in Minnesota will begin to position the first block of a detector that will be part of the largest, most advanced neutrino experiment in North America. Read More »

08.13.12From the Labs

Closing in on the Border Between Primordial Plasma and Ordinary MatterExternal link

Energy scan at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) reveals first signs of phase boundary. Read More »

08.06.12Press Release

Department of Energy Awards $62 Million in Contracts to Accelerate Development of 'Extreme Scale' Supercomputers.pdf file (32KB)

Under an initiative called FastForward, the Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have awarded $62 million in research and development (R&D) contracts to five leading companies in high performance computing to accelerate the development of next-generation supercomputers vital to national defense, scientific research, energy security, and the nation's economic competitiveness.

08.01.12From the Labs

Latest Issue of Symmetry ReleasedExternal link

The August issue features a voyage into the deep dark quantum sea, a few bits about the Big Data effort, and 'sightings' of the Higgs boson by Symmetry readers. Read More »

07.25.12Press Release

Agriculture and Energy Departments Announce New Investments to Drive Innovations in Biofuels and Biobased Products.pdf file (91KB)

Office of Science supports the effort through grants, expertise and advanced techniques.

07.23.12Press Release

Thirteen Department of Energy-Funded Researchers Honored with the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.pdf file (30KB)

President Obama named 13 U.S. Department of Energy-funded researchers as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

07.02.12From the Labs

Latest Issue of Symmetry ReleasedExternal link

The July magazine features everything from a Hamlet-esque commentary on the Higgs boson to a sixty-second explanation of the significance of the sigma. Read More »

06.27.12OSTI News

Science on the Go . . . and at the Top

OSTI's Science.gov mobile app named one of the best by Government Computer News. Read More »

06.27.12Press Release

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $102 Million for Small Business Research and Development.pdf file (16KB)

104 grants will support U.S. job creation and scientific advancement.

06.20.12Press Release

U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 36 R&D 100 Awards for 2012.pdf file (72KB)

Technology developments aim to address energy, environment and national security issues.