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

FY 2019 Phase II Release 2 FOA 12.14.18Announcement

Department of Energy to Provide $104 Million to Support Small Businesses

The DOE Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs announced the FY 2019 Phase II Release 1 FOA with approximately $104 million in available funding for previous small business awardees. Read More »

In this illustration, an X-ray laser pulse from SLAC’s Linac Coherent Light Source knocks so many electrons out of a molecule’s iodine atom that the iodine pulls in electrons from the rest of the molecule.12.06.18Article

Science Up-Close: Blasting Molecules with Extreme X-Rays

To better understand how damage from high-energy X-rays affects imaging, researchers shot the most powerful X-ray laser in the world at a series of atoms and molecules. Read More »

Ryan Hadt, along with other Argonne chemists Dugan Hayes and Lin Chen, worked with Daniel Nocera from Harvard University to understand one step of the water-splitting reaction in a promising catalyst.11.28.18Article

Capturing a Snapshot of a Complex Catalyst

When looking to understand how a promising catalyst splits water, scientists got more than they expected. Read More »

Science Headlines

12.14.18User Facility

UEC Profile: Arctic MessengerExternal link

Buoyed by a sense of adventure and a passion for clouds, Matthew Shupe, a senior research scientist at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) in Boulder, Colorado, studies the fragile Arctic and plans a shipborne field campaign adrift for a year in sea ice. Read More »

12.14.18User Facility

Argonne Scientists Maximize the Effectiveness of Platinum in Fuel CellsExternal link

In new research from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, published in Science, scientists have identified a new catalyst that uses only about a quarter as much platinum as current technology by maximizing the effectiveness of the available platinum. Read More »

12.13.18User Facility

Sierra Snowpack Could Drop Significantly By End of CenturyExternal link

a new study by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) that analyzed the headwater regions of California’s 10 major reservoirs, representing nearly half of the state’s surface storage, found they could see on average a 79 percent drop in peak snowpack water volume by 2100. Read More »

Science Highlights

How to Best Predict Chemical Reactions of Contaminants in Water12.12.18Science Highlight

How to Best Predict Chemical Reactions of Contaminants in Water

Scientists determine the accuracy of computational methods used to study the sulfate radical approach to purifying water. Read More »

How to Get Nuanced Details at the Top of the World12.12.18Science Highlight

How to Get Nuanced Details at the Top of the World

Scientists devise new approach that gathers data on the interplay between permafrost, soil, and vegetation. Read More »

Ice Formed by Contact Freezing: Pressure Matters, Not Just Temperature12.12.18Science Highlight

Ice Formed by Contact Freezing: Pressure Matters, Not Just Temperature

Distortion of water droplet surface may increase the likelihood of the droplet freezing. 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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