Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Delivering science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability
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Office of Science

Enabling remarkable discoveries and tools that transform our understanding of energy and matter and advance national, economic, and energy security.
  • New Approach Yields to High-Purity Radium for Medical Applications

    New Approach Yields to High-Purity Radium for Medical Applications

  • Laboratory lands 2018 DOE Energy Frontier Research Center

    Laboratory lands 2018 DOE Energy Frontier Research Center

  • Magnetic configuration effects on the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator

    Magnetic configuration effects on the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator

  • Targeted radioactive treatment offers promise in cancer treatment

    Targeted radioactive treatment offers promise in cancer treatment

  • Top young Los Alamos researchers honored with DOE Early Career Awards

    Top young Los Alamos researchers honored with DOE Early Career Awards

  • Carbon nanotubes optics poised to provide pathway to optical-based quantum cryptography and quantum computing

    Carbon nanotubes optics poised to provide pathway to optical-based quantum cryptography and quantum computing

  • Community-driven sea ice modeling with the CICE Consortium

    Community-driven sea ice modeling with the CICE Consortium

  • Levitation yields better neutron-lifetime measurement

    Levitation yields better neutron-lifetime measurement

  • New high-resolution exascale Earth-modeling system announced for energy

    New high-resolution exascale Earth-modeling system announced for energy

  • MicroBooNE scientists demonstrate a new way to probe the nucleus with muon neutrinos

    MicroBooNE scientists demonstrate a new way to probe the nucleus with muon neutrinos

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

    Los Alamos projects help set path to next-generation supercomputers

Science programs: performing scientific research in service of the nation

Andrea Albert
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Physicists Say They Have Evidence For A New Fundamental Particle

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.

Los Alamos National Laboratory research spans all six Office of Science Programs