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

Exciting Exotic Nuclei for Nuclear Physics
Scientists at Michigan State University are studying unique energy levels in rare nuclei.
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From Clouds to Penguins: How Atmospheric Field Research Helps Us Understand Our World
Scientists working on atmospheric research campaigns have opportunities to collect data and have experiences available nowhere else.
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Mapping the Universe to Discover Its Past
Using data from two different telescopes, researchers created a massive map that can reveal more about our universe’s evolution.
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Forging a Path to Fusion by Understanding Plasma Viscosity
The OMEGA experiment at the University of Rochester is helping scientists gain the knowledge we need to establish fusion as an energy source.
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