Science Headlines

10.05.12From the Labs

Panofsky Prize Honors Researchers' Underground Hunt for Dark MatterExternal link

The search for dark matter runs deep with physicists Blas Cabrera and Bernard Sadoulet, who have chased this mystery far underground and will be recognized for their work as joint recipients of the 2013 W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics. Read More »

10.03.12From the Labs

Ames Laboratory Finds Ordered Atoms in Glass MaterialsExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Ames Laboratory have discovered the underlying order in metallic glasses, which may hold the key to the ability to create new high-tech alloys with specific properties. Read More »

10.01.12From the Labs

Yearlong MAGIC Climate Study LaunchesExternal link

Climate instruments mounted aboard the Horizon Spirit container ship begin taking data.
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09.27.12From the Labs

Brookhaven Lab Astrophysicist Named One of Popular Science's "Brilliant 10"External link

How do you get named one of the 10 most exciting and innovative young scientists of the year? Start by pioneering a new way to map the cosmos, a thousand quasars at a time. Read More »

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).

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