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

Department of Energy to Provide $45 Million for Chemical and Materials Research in Quantum Information Science 02.14.19Announcement

Funding: Department of Energy to Provide $12 Million for Research on Quantum Information Science for Particle PhysicsExternal link

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a plan to provide $12 milion for new research on Quantum Information Science (QIS) for particle physics. Read More »

This superconducting radiofrequency accelerator cavity made from niobium was developed for the International Linear Collider, which would use 16,000 such cavities.02.13.19Announcement

Funding: Department of Energy Announces $10 Million to Develop Particle Accelerators for Medicine and Industry

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a plan to provide $10 million for efforts to advance particle accelerator technology for medical, security, energy, and industrial applications. Read More »

Department of Energy Announces $66 Million for Research on Plants and Microbes 02.12.19Announcement

Funding: Department of Energy Announces $66 Million for Research on Plants and MicrobesExternal link

The $30 million plant initiative focuses on research and technological innovation aimed at expanding knowledge of gene function in plants to be grown for bioenergy and bioproducts. The microbe initiative will provide $36 million for research on how communities of microbes cycle nutrients in soil and the environment. Read More »

Science Headlines

02.15.19From the Labs

Laser Pulses Light the Way to Tuning Topological Materials for Spintronics and Quantum ComputingExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have discovered a means of controlling the surface conductivity of a three-dimensional (3D) topological insulator, a type of material that has potential applications in spintronic devices and quantum computing.
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02.14.19From the Labs

Radio Telescope Gets Upgrade at Brookhaven LabExternal link

A radio telescope at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has received a significant upgrade, advancing from one dish to four. The upgrades are part of the Laboratory’s ongoing effort to test the merits of a radio telescope for a potential future project between national labs and DOE-sponsored universities.
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02.14.19User Facility

Researchers Use X-rays to Understand the Flaws of Battery Fast ChargingExternal link

While gas tanks can be filled in a matter of minutes, charging the battery of an electric car takes much longer. To level the playing field and make electric vehicles more attractive, scientists are working on fast-charging technologies.
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Science Highlights

Pinnacle Engines Develops Efficient, Low-Emission Gasoline Engine Using Supercomputing 02.12.19Science Highlight

Pinnacle Engines Develops Efficient, Low-Emission Gasoline Engine Using Supercomputing

Researchers modeled design concepts for innovative, opposed-piston engine on Titan supercomputer. Read More »

Measuring the Impossible: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Hydrogen and Helium02.11.19Science Highlight

Measuring the Impossible: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Hydrogen and Helium

The two most abundant elements in the universe, hydrogen and helium, were previously thought to be impossible to measure by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Read More »

Measuring the Impossible: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Hydrogen and Helium02.11.19Science Highlight

Measuring the Impossible: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Hydrogen and Helium

The two most abundant elements in the universe, hydrogen and helium, were previously thought to be impossible to measure by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Read More »

Presentations & Testimony

11.02.17

DOE Office of Science Update and FY 2018 Budget Request to Congress .pdf file (215KB)

DOE Office of Science Acting Director Steve Binkley provides an Office of Science Update at the November 2, 2017 BERAC Meeting.

09.27.17

DOE Office of Science Update and FY 2018 Budget Request to Congress .pdf file (1.6MB)

DOE Office of Science Acting Director Steve Binkley provides an Office of Science Update at the September 27, 2017 ASCAC Meeting.

09.24.17

Statement on American Leadership in Quantum Technology.pdf file (175KB)

Statement on American Leadership in Quantum Technology
J. Stephen Binkley, Acting Director, Office of Science provides a statement on American Leadership in Quantum Technology before the House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee and Technology on September 24, 2017.

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