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National Labs

Home to some of the world’s most powerful lasers, fastest supercomputers and talented researchers, the Department of Energy’s National Laboratories are a powerhouse of science and technology. This system of 17 labs pushes the frontiers of scientific knowledge, keeps our nation secure and fuels our clean energy economy. See for yourself: 

Recent News

  • September 27, 2016

    Scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory are getting closer to understanding what makes materials become superconducting at unusually high temperatures.

  • September 23, 2016

    Researchers at Idaho National Laboratory designed a ballistic barrier to protect electrical substations from attack.

  • September 21, 2016

    The same technology that keeps certain toxins from leaving a power plant is now cleaning indoor air...and saving money!

  • September 6, 2016

    What should buildings look like in 100 years? Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory made a blueprint for buildings that are more comfortable, efficient and intelligent than today.

  • August 29, 2016

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory 3D-printed a tool Boeing will use to build its airplane wings.

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