A new way of representing river-groundwater exchanges paves the way for next-generation river network modeling.
Researchers find that fungal spores are most abundant during initial growth, while bacteria predominate during flowering and fruit development.
Precision measurements on the oxygen formation in stellar helium burning use gamma-beams and a Time Projection Chamber.
Leveraging peeling physics in current tokamaks improves fusion performance and integrates with exhaust solutions for future fusion reactors.
The novel Lyman-alpha Measurement Apparatus (LLAMA) measures neutral particles in a fusion device and the fueling they provide.
Using an ensemble of artificial intelligence (AI) agents enabled faster, more accurate data analysis of synchrotron x-ray data.
Machine Learning offers New Insights and New Parameterization for the path from Drizzle Drops to Warm Rain
Biological production of acetone and isopropanol by gas fermentation captures more carbon than it releases.
Noise estimation circuits, in conjunction with other error mitigation methods, produce reliable results for quantum computer-based materials simulations.
Adding a little oxygen to particle accelerator structures may make them more efficient and easier to build.
Laboratory measurements give new insights into the physics of auroral electron acceleration by Alfvén waves.
Monitoring photo-excited electrons in real time with nanometer sensitivity reveals strengths and weaknesses in a common light-harvesting material.
Researchers enable real-time adjustments to communication among three remote nodes in a quantum network.
Office of Science Celebrates Quantum Information Science
Fine roots grow dramatically faster in an experimentally warmed peatland
Research happening now within the Office of Science is critical to competing in the quantum-based technologies of the future.
A new model predicts small-scale differences in methane emissions from tropical soils on a hillside during drought and recovery.
Yongqin Jiao investigated how the bacterium Caulobacter crescentus survives in high levels of uranium and its potential use for bioremediation.
Scientists demonstrate the value of a new global atmosphere model for the Energy Exascale Earth System Model.
University researchers produce a novel method of shipping the promising medical isotope Astatine-211
An operating mode called wide pedestal quiescent H-mode allows tokamak operation without detrimental edge instabilities.
Six years of radar data from the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) user facility site in Utqiaġvik, Alaska provide important details on how secondary ice particles form in Arctic clouds.
Xipeng Shen is accelerating supercomputing results and obtaining finer-grained, more accurate scientific simulations.
Scientists use gate set tomography to discover and validate a silicon qubit breakthrough.
Researchers develop a 2D tomography technique that will enable the search for Mach waves in the smallest droplets of quark-gluon plasma.
The search for “broken symmetry” may offer new insight into nuclear structure.
Richard Buttery is director of the DIII-D User Facility, the largest magnetic fusion device in the United States.
Arsenic doping dramatically improves the ability of black phosphorous to convert heat into electricity.
Two new technologies allow scientists to edit specific species and genes within complex laboratory bacterial communities.
New experiment finds evidence of a collective behavior of electrons to form particle-like quantum objects called “anyons.”
Ground-breaking image reconstruction and analysis algorithms filter out cosmic rays to pinpoint elusive neutrinos.
Alexandre Tartakovsky develops methods to improve computational modeling to understand fluids interactions and the spreading of mass.
Peter Lindstrom is the project leader at the Center for Applied Scientific Computing-developing efficient ways to avoid bottlenecks while moving data.
Jesse Thaler develops new ways to analyze and interpret particle collision data, with the goal of advancing our knowledge of fundamental physics.
Ilke Arslan is the director of the Center for Nanoscale Materials user facility, where understanding everything starts at the nanoscale.
Daniel Sinars created the first platforms and images on the world’s largest X-ray generator to be used to benchmark computational models.
Materials scientist Julia Greer created a new approach to understand how materials in nuclear reactors can withstand radiation damage.
Jinlong Zhang is enhancing the selection and collection capabilities for data on the ATLAS and DAQ systems at CERN’s particle physics experiments.
Gina Tourassi is the director of the National Center for Computational Sciences, leading world-class computing infrastructure programs and projects.
The Department of Energy Office of Science is sharing how we’re advancing Earth system and climate models, from collecting microbe-sized data to modeling on the nation’s biggest supercomputers.
Each year, the Secretary of Energy recognizes teams that completed major Office of Science projects on time, within budget, and ready for their science missions.
Jacqueline Chen has spent her career delving into the complex patterns and interactions of the flames that power our vehicles.
Jozef Dudek has pioneered theoretical techniques to study the subatomic particles – hadrons – which can decay into short-lived states.
A mobile Office of Science observatory is tracking clouds over Houston through summer 2022.
High school and middle school teams nationwide can now sign up to compete in one of the nation’s most prestigious and largest academic science competitions.
The pandemic changed how we operate our Office of Science user facilities. Now, we want to keep the best practices and innovations going forward.
Ken Andersen is the associate laboratory director of the Spallation Neutron Source and the High Flux Isotope Reactor in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Anže Slosar looked back at the early universe, scaling up the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey data for answers about dark energy.
DOE’s Office of Science is working to reduce the need for critical materials, recycle them, and expand domestic sources of them.
Microelectronics projects will support more powerful supercomputing, explore new materials, foster advanced computing architectures, and more.