Nano Mag Flux Lines BNL

Color-enhanced image of magnetic flux lines around individual nickel nanodots.  (Brookhaven National Laboratory)

The Office of Science has several vehicles to update the public on the latest scientific outcomes of funded projects. The content is available as In the News articles, In Focus articles, and presentations and testimony.

Featured Articles

Albuquerque Managing City Attorney Jenica Jacobi is a volunteer and a former competitor at the National Science Bowl®.03.27.17Profile

Champions in Science: Profile of Jenica Jacobi

For the run-up to the 2016 National Science Bowl® Finals April 27 to May 1, this is the first in a series of profiles on previous NSB competitors. Read More »

Fermilab members of the CMS collaboration traveled to CERN to help install the pixel detector into the CMS detector. 03.24.17User Facility

A New Gem Inside the CMS DetectorExternal link

Scientists and engineers at Fermilab and 21 U.S. universities have been assembling and testing a new pixel detector to replace the current one as part of the Compact Muon Solenoid upgrade. Read More »

New X-ray diffraction technique called Bragg single-angle ptychography. 03.22.17User Facility

Single-Angle Ptychography Allows 3D Imaging of Stressed MaterialsExternal link

Scientists have used a new X-ray diffraction technique called Bragg single-angle ptychography to get a clear picture of how planes of atoms shift and squeeze under stress. Read More »

Science Headlines

03.27.17From the Labs

WSU Grad Students and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory – A Winning CombinationExternal link

Twelve doctoral candidates have been selected to participate in the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory – Washington State University Distinguished Graduate Research Program that will put them to work in the lab to gain valuable and relevant research experience. Read More »

03.24.17User Facility

Coming Together, Falling Apart and Starting Over, Battery StyleExternal link

A new device, designed at PNNL using EMSL, shows what happens when electrode, electrolyte and active materials meet in energy storage technologies. Read More »

03.24.17User Facility

Chemists ID Catalytic 'Key' for Converting CO2 to MethanolExternal link

Chemists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory and their collaborators just released results from experiments and computational modeling studies that definitively identify the “active site” of a catalyst commonly used for making methanol from CO2. Read More »

Science Highlights

03.13.17Science Highlight

Rare Nickel Atom Has “Doubly Magic” Structure

Supercomputing calculations confirm that rare nickel-78 has unusual structure, offering insights into supernovas. Read More »

03.13.17Science Highlight

Modeling the “Flicker” of Gluons in Subatomic Smashups

A new model identifies a high degree of fluctuations in the glue-like particles that bind quarks within protons as essential to explaining proton structure. Read More »

03.03.17Science Highlight

New CRISPR-Cas, Gene Editing Systems, Discovered in Vast DNA Sequence Dataset

Researchers discover the first CRISPR-Cas9 system in archaea, which may enable new technologies for biological research. Read More »

Presentations & Testimony


DOE Office of Science Update.pdf file (6.3MB)

DOE Office of Science Director Cherry Murray provides an Office of Science Update at the March 2016 Meeting of the American Physical Society.


FY 2017 President’s Budget Request for DOE’s Office of Science.pdf file (7.0MB)

DOE Office of Science Director Cherry Murray presents the details of White House FY 2017 budget request.


Statement of Patricia Dehmer, Acting Director of the Office of Science, Before the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy & Water Development.pdf file (60KB)

Acting Director Patricia Dehmer discusses the President’s FY 2016 Budget Request for the Office of
Science in the Department of Energy (DOE).

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