Science Headlines

01.22.13FROM THE LABS

Science Bowl at Brookhaven Lab, January 26External link

UPTON, NY — On Saturday, January 26, 100 students representing 20 high schools from Long Island will participate in a Regional Science Bowl competition at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory. Read More »

01.18.13PRESS RELEASE

National Science Bowl Georgia Regional at Newnan High SaturdayExternal link

More than 20 middle school teams are expected to converge on Newnan High School Saturday for the National Science Bowl Georgia Regional Competition. Read More »

01.09.13PRESS RELEASE

DOE’s Wanda Ferrell Receives Society Award for Leadership in Atmospheric ScienceExternal link

Today at the 2013 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wanda Ferrell is receiving the prestigious “Cleveland Abbe Award for Distinguished Service to Atmospheric Sciences.” Read More »

01.08.13FROM THE LABS

New Path to More Efficient Organic Solar Cells Uncovered at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light SourceExternal link

Working at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source (ALS), an international team of scientists found that for highly efficient polymer/organic solar cells, size matters. Read More »

01.07.13FROM THE LABS

Aerodynamic levitator allows samples to "float on air"External link

Method enables in situ structure studies on liquids as they transform into glass. Read More »

12.13.12FROM THE LABS

Bubble study could improve industrial splash controlExternal link

For the first time, scientists witnessed the details of the full, ultrafast process of liquid droplets evolving into a bubble when they strike a surface. Their research determined that surface wetness affects the bubble's fate.
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12.12.12FROM THE LABS

X-ray Laser Takes Aim at Cosmic MysteryExternal link

Scientists have used powerful X-rays from the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to study and measure, in atomic detail, a key process at work in extreme plasmas like those found in stars, the rims of black holes and other massive cosmic phenomena.

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12.10.12PRESS RELEASE

2012 Nobel Prize Awards CeremonyExternal link

Dr. Brian Kobilka, a co-laureate in Chemistry, used Argonne Lab’s Advanced Photon Source for his groundbreaking work in G-protein-coupled receptors.
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12.05.12PRESS RELEASE

Science.gov: Still Strong, Growing in 10th Anniversary Year

Science.gov, known for its groundbreaking search and retrieval of government science information, is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. Read More »

12.04.12Announcement

E. O. Lawrence Award Nominations

The Office of Science is now accepting nominations for the 2013 E. O. Lawrence Award.
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