The Office of Communications and Public Affairs (OCPA) has several vehicles to update the public on the latest scientific outcomes of projects funded with support from the Office of Science. Each year, we post more than 2000 research news items as well as an equivalent number of Twitter messages. Our most recent items are featured on our home page. Here you will find searchable archives for Featured Articles, Science Headlines, Science Highlights, and University Research News. You may also search all these datasets simultaneously in our master news archive.

Featured Articles

Jozef Dudek: Then and Now / 2011 Early Career Award Winner
Jozef Dudek has pioneered theoretical techniques to study the subatomic particles – hadrons – which can decay into short-lived states.
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Collecting New Data on Atmospheric Particles like Pollution for Storm Forecasting and Climate Models
A mobile Office of Science observatory is tracking clouds over Houston through summer 2022.
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Office of Science User Facilities and Lessons Learned from the COVID Era
The pandemic changed how we operate our Office of Science user facilities. Now, we want to keep the best practices and innovations going forward.
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Does Pollution Make Thunderstorms More Severe?
Researchers are studying effects of aerosols on storms in the Houston area.
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Communications and Public Affairs
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