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HAWC Observatory to study universe’s most energetic phenomena Read more...
Using magnetic fields to understand high-temperature superconductivity Read more...
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Nuclear Physics research accelerates creation of critical cancer treatmentRead more...
Science programs: performing scientific research in service of the nation
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.