Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Delivering science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability

Office of Science

Enabling remarkable discoveries and tools that transform our understanding of energy and matter and advance national, economic, and energy security.
  • Atmospheric Radiation Measurements in the Antarctic successfully completed

    Atmospheric Radiation Measurements in the Antarctic successfully completed

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  • Los Alamos projects help set path to next-generation supercomputers

    Los Alamos projects help set path to next-generation supercomputers

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  • Isotope research opens new possibilities for cancer treatment

    Isotope research opens new possibilities for cancer treatment

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  • Turning Windows into Solar Panels

    Turning Windows into Solar Panels

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  • Scientists study glaciers in McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica

    Scientists study glaciers in McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica

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  • Confessions of a Dark Matter Detective

    Confessions of a Dark Matter Detective

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  • Fusion

    International team turns on world’s largest stellarator with innovative new imaging systems designed at Los Alamos

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Science programs: performing scientific research in service of the nation

Andrea Albert
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Confessions of a dark matter detective

John Sarrao
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Exascale: The next frontier in computing

Eva Birnbaum
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Women Who Inspire: Eva Birnbaum

Through the DOE Office of Science, Los Alamos conducts long-term, national-security-inspired, fundamental science.

These often high-risk and high-payoff efforts enable remarkable discoveries and tools that transform our understanding of energy and matter and advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States.

Our science programs support DOE with a diverse research portfolio

  • Advance science needed for revolutionary energy breakthroughs
  • Seeks to unravel nature’s deepest mysteries
  • Provides researchers opportunity to use most advanced, large-scale tools of modern science

Bolstering an inventive, innovative workforce

These programs further help Los Alamos National Laboratory attract, retain, and develop an inventive and innovative workforce connected closely with the best researchers and facilities in the world.

Most rigorous standards

To validate the quality, relevance, and performance of our work, the Office of Science sets the most rigorous standards of competition, peer review, and project management.

LANL research spans all six Office of Science Programs


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