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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

  • August 13, 2015

    We chatted with one of the Energy Department's leading molecular biologists, Dr. Amanda Barry, who is working to create biofuels from algae at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

  • July 27, 2015

    Join us for Stop Two of the Labs Road Show. All week we'll be highlighting the most notable contributions National Labs have made to science, energy and national security.

  • July 23, 2015

    Each year, we honor outstanding mid-career scientists whose greatest accomplishments lie ahead. Scroll through the photo gallery to learn about them, and read about the scientist whose career inspired this award.

  • July 10, 2015

    Palmer Carlin helped create the wind industry. Read his fascinating story, the latest in our #LabSpotlight series.

  • July 6, 2015

    Each of our 17 National Labs wrote a profile for our Instagram. Explore them all here then test your memory against Secretary Moniz to see how many you can name in 60 seconds.

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