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

An optical laser (green) excites the iron-containing active site of the protein cytochrome c, and then an X-ray laser (white) probes the iron a few femtoseconds to picoseconds later. 06.26.17User Facility

How a Single Chemical Bond Balances Cells Between Life and DeathExternal link

With SLAC’s X-ray laser and synchrotron, scientists measured exactly how much energy goes into keeping this crucial bond from triggering a death spiral. Read More »

This diagram shows the timeline of the universe, from its beginnings in the Big Bang to today. 06.21.17Article

Our Expanding Universe: Delving into Dark Energy

Space is expanding ever more rapidly and scientists are researching dark energy to understand why. Read More »

Funded by the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, scientists are devising ways to blunt reactive oxygen atoms’ impact on producing biofuels.06.19.17Article

Oxygen: The Jekyll and Hyde of Biofuels

Scientists are devising ways to protect plants, biofuels and, ultimately, the atmosphere itself from damage caused by an element that sustains life on earth. Read More »

Science Headlines

06.26.17User Facility

Record-Setting Seismic Simulations Run on NERSC’s Cori SystemExternal link

Record-setting seismic simulations run earlier this year on the Cori supercomputer at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) were the subject of two presentations at the ISC High Performance conference in Frankfurt, Germany last week.
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06.23.17From the Labs

New Efficient, Low-Temperature Catalyst for Converting Water and CO to Hydrogen Gas and CO2External link

An international team of researchers that included Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists has developed a new low-temperature catalyst for producing high-purity hydrogen gas while simultaneously using up carbon monoxide.
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06.23.17From the Labs

A Single Electron’s Tiny Leap Sets Off ‘Molecular Sunscreen’ ResponseExternal link

A new X-ray laser technique developed at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory will help scientists study a wide range of organic molecules that respond to light, from DNA building blocks to plastic products and receptors in your eyes.
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Science Highlights

06.23.17Science Highlight

Magnetic Curve Balls

A twisted array of atomic magnets were driven to move in a curved path, a needed level of control for use in future memory devices. Read More »

06.23.17Science Highlight

New “Gold Standard” for Flexible Electronics

Simple, economical process makes large-diameter, high-performance, thin, transparent, and conductive foils for bendable LEDs and more. Read More »

06.23.17Science Highlight

Magnetic Particles that Flock Like Birds

Tracking movements of individual particles provides understanding of collective motions, synchronization and self-assembly. 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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