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November 6, 2015
Not only are we made of fundamental particles, we also produce them and are constantly bombarded by them throughout the day. | Artwork by Sandbox Studio, Chicago with Ana Kova.
The Particle Physics of You

Not only are we made of fundamental particles, we also produce them and are constantly bombarded by them throughout the day.

November 5, 2015
These researchers are part of a team studying the use of hydrogen for longer-lasting batteries. | Photos by Julie Russell, LLNL.
Making Better Batteries With Hydrogen

National Lab scientists have found a promising way to improve lithium ion batteries using hydrogen.

November 3, 2015
Power lines like these make up our nation's power grid -- a critical component of our national critical infrastructure.
National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month: Improving the Security and Resilience of the Nation’s Grid

November is National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month, and our Office of Electricity (OE) is hard at work safeguarding the power grid.

October 29, 2015
Max Schreck in Nosferatu, presumably climbing the stairs to plug in some unused appliances. | Photo from Wikipedia, Public Domain in the U.S.
Are Energy Vampires Sucking You Dry?

On Halloween, ghosts, ghouls and goblins will emerge to walk the streets -- but an actual terror may already be lurking in your home, leeching off your energy supply.

October 28, 2015
VIDEO: Bringing Energy Pumpkins to Life

Watch the Energy Department's digital team bring a CFL, solar panels, an atom and a wind turbine to life in spooky, candlelit time-lapse -- and get inspired to carve energy pumpkins of your own.

October 27, 2015
Graphic by <a href="/node/1332956">Carly Wilkins</a>.
Creatures of the National Labs

This Energyween, take a look at the spooky (and not-so-spooky) critters that call the National Labs home.

October 27, 2015
Graphic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department.
Turn Your Halloween Pumpkins Into Power

It might not be long before the 1.3 billion pounds of pumpkins produced annually in the U.S. are as important for our energy security as they are for Halloween.

October 26, 2015
This Halloween, keep ghosts and goblins at bay -- while saving energy and money -- with these home energy efficiency tricks. | Infographic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department.
Energy Efficiency Tricks to Stop Your Energy Bill from Haunting You

This Halloween don't let your energy bill give you a scare. Check out tips on ways to save energy and money at home.

October 23, 2015
5 Energy Halloween Costumes You Can Make at Home

Here at Energy.gov, we take Halloween -- make that Energyween -- very seriously. Get in the festive spirit with one of these 5 homemade energy-themed costume ideas!

October 22, 2015
West Virginia University and University of Roma Tor Vergata's STILE House took first place in our Fan Favorite poll. | Graphic by <a href="/node/1332956">Carly Wilkins</a>, U.S. Department of Energy.
Solar Decathlon 2015: Energy.gov Fan Favorite Poll Results

Find out who took the top five spots in our Solar Decathlon Fan Favorite poll!