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

2017 R&D 100 Award Winners 11.21.17Announcement

2017 R&D 100 Award Winners

Celebrating the R&D 100 Award Winners from Office of Science National Laboratories Read More »

Scientists studied the microstructure of the coral-chomping teeth of the steephead parrotfish, pictured here, to learn about the fish’s powerful bite. 11.15.17User Facility

X-Rays Reveal the Biting Truth About Parrotfish TeethExternal link

A study by scientists – including those at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) – has revealed a chain mail-like woven microstructure that gives parrotfish teeth their remarkable bite and resilience. Read More »

Scientists have for the first time used deep learning to analyze complex distortions in spacetime, called gravitational lenses. This method was 10 million times faster than traditional analyses. 11.08.17Article

What Can Science Gain from Computers that Learn?

Machine learning and deep learning programs provide a helping hand to scientists analyzing images. Read More »

Science Headlines

11.22.17User Facility

First Brookhaven-Built Sky-Imaging Sensor Array Arrives at SLACExternal link

The first of 21 “science rafts” being assembled by a team of technicians, engineers, and scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory for a 3.2-gigapixel sky-imaging camera arrived at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory this week. Read More »

11.22.17From the Labs

PPPL Scientists Deliver New High-Resolution Diagnostic to National Laser FacilityExternal link

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have built and delivered a high-resolution X-ray spectrometer for the largest and most powerful laser facility in the world. Read More »

11.21.17User Facility

Designing New Metal Alloys Using Engineered NanostructuresExternal link

Stony Brook University assistant professor Jason Trelewicz brings his research to design and stabilize nanostructures in metals to Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials. Read More »

Science Highlights

Stover_Jastrow_Alaskan soil carbon stocks11.14.17Science Highlight

The Challenge of Estimating Alaska’s Soil Carbon Stocks

A geospatial analysis determined the optimal distribution of sites needed to reliably estimate Alaska’s vast soil carbon. Read More »

Bayer_Yang_Unplugging the Cellulose Bottleneck11.14.17Science Highlight

Unplugging the Cellulose Biofuel Bottleneck

Molecular-level understanding of cellulose structure reveals why it resists degradation and could lead to cost-effective biofuels. Read More »

_Bayer_O’Malley_Unlocking the Potential of Fungal11.14.17Science Highlight

How Fungal Enzymes Break Down Plant Cell Walls

Lignocellulose-degrading enzyme complexes could improve biofuel production. 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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