Each year, scientists with the Office of Science, at our national laboratories, and supported by the Office of Science at the nation’s colleges and universities, publish thousands of research findings in the scientific literature. About 200 of these are selected annually by their respective program areas in the Office of Science as publication highlights of special note.

For the archive of past publication highlights, click here.

December 23, 2020

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New X-Ray Camera Achieves New Heights of Precision and Accuracy for Better Experiments

An X-ray image taken with a novel X-ray wavefront imager results in high precision measurements of intensity and direction of the X-ray beam.

December 23, 2020

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Charm Quarks Offer Clues to Confinement

Tracking particles containing charm quarks offers insight into how quarks combine.

December 23, 2020

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Isotope Discovery Continues: Mass Identification Confirms Production of a New Isotope of Mendelevium

Scientists discovered the lightest isotope of mendelevium thanks to the direct measurement of its mass number.

December 23, 2020

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How Large Are Neutron Stars?

Data from the first observation of a neutron-star collision combined with input from modern nuclear theory narrow the range of neutron star radii.