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

Light Handling
A UT Austin-led team links supercomputer simulations and material fabrication to advance light-related devices.
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Rachel Mandelbaum: Then and Now / 2012 Early Career Award Winner
Rachel Mandelbaum’s work uses data from large sky surveys to study the physics governing the second half of the universe’s age.
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Barbara Helland - Piecing Together HPC and a Career
ASCR’s outgoing associate director reflects on a decades-long career that took her from a helpdesk to overseeing DOE’s supercomputing facilities.
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Volker Rose: Then and Now / 2012 Early Career Award Winner
Volker Rose developed a one-of-a-kind microscope, combining synchrotron X-rays and scanning tunneling microscopy for insights at the atomic scale.
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