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

Aiming Exascale at Black Holes
Computation reveals details about how matter falling into these massive cosmic objects & the energy released from them affect the universe’s evolution
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First Results from DESI Make the Most Precise Measurement of Our Expanding Universe
Researchers have used the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument to make the largest 3D map of our universe & world-leading measurements of dark energy.
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The Largest Digital Camera Ever Built for Astronomy Makes Its Debut
A team from DOE’s national labs has finished building the Legacy Survey of Space and Time Camera, which will take unparalleled images of the cosmos.
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Open Letter: Farewell to Staff from the Outgoing Director of the DOE Office of Science
As I depart the Office of Science to return to my academic position, I would like to take a moment to reflect on the amazing things we’ve done together over the past two years.
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