MIT physicist had served as undersecretary during Clinton administration
Bipartisan letter asks Government Accountability Office to look into costs of ITER
Draft bill would establish new agency to oversee highly radioactive material
No decision on South Korea's bid to enrich uranium and reprocess spent fuel
MIT physicist expected to be easily confirmed as next Secretary of Energy
Government needs to focus on R&D aimed at building new atom plants, panels says
William Brinkman will leave 12 April, return to Philadelphia
President proposes spending $2 billion from offshore oil revenues on science
MIT physicist Ernest Moniz held senior science posts under President Clinton
Advisory body says most facilities "absolutely central" to doing world class science
February 4, 2013 2:05 PM
New manufacturing technique conquers balky cable material
February 1, 2013 1:50 PM
Nobel laureate to stay until successor is named
January 28, 2013 5:30 PM
But ruling leaves intact key parts of measure
January 17, 2013 1:10 PM
European plan charts course from experimental fusion reactor to prototype power plant
December 19, 2012 4:25 PM
Military will be able to move ahead with alternative fuel programs
December 17, 2012 11:43 AM
New stimulus spending could benefit big science
November 30, 2012 5:35 PM
Previous amendments had barred Pentagon from buying biofuels or building refineries
November 26, 2012 1:20 PM
Tokyo Electric official says root causes of Fukushima disaster lie in the company's reluctance to seek outside advice and unwillingness to admit risks
October 6, 2012 8:16 PM
No agreement on climate change, but bipartisan support for ARPA-E
September 14, 2012 11:51 AM
Plan would also sunset Monju breeder reactor
August 29, 2012 6:12 PM
U.S. researchers also look for help from Europe, India to help Long-Baseline Neutrino Experiment
August 23, 2012 5:51 PM
Blueprint lauds ARPA-E, calls for expanding fossil fuel production
Report says other alternative energy sources have fewer downsides
American and Japanese energy officials hold inaugural nuclear power talks in Tokyo
ARPA-E lauded at debate over energy and environment
Government-industry collusion contributed to failure, panel finds
Science office would see $72 million cut
Princeton University will return $1 million in lodging subsidies
Arun Majumdar was founding director of innovative ARPA-E
U.S. EPA sets limits on carbon emissions for power plants not yet built
Department asks Fermilab to find cheaper alternatives
March 21, 2012 12:27 PM
House spending panel questions DOE plan to shut U.S.-based fusion device
For observers of Monday's opening session of the annual gathering of the National People's Congress (NPC), Premier Wen Jiabao's announcement that China "will put an end to blind expansion...
Despite proposed cuts to the U.S. magnetic fusion program, a new report advocates a parallel effort to pursue fusion energy using the rival inertial confinement scheme. The report, by...
February 28, 2012 6:08 PM
What a way to celebrate your 64th birthday—and your 15th wedding anniversary. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today spent part of this morning chatting with Microsoft tycoon Bill Gates before...
February 28, 2012 12:55 PM
The U.S. government is "crazy" when it comes to funding for energy research and development, according to high-tech titan Bill Gates. "It's crazy how little we are funding this...
February 13, 2012 6:18 PM
Overall, the budget numbers for the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Science, the single largest funder of physical sciences research in the United States, look reasonably good. The...
January 27, 2012 12:00 PM
TOKYO—Japan is preparing for the possibility of a summer without nuclear power as utilities and safety experts squabble over the safety of the country's remaining reactors. And a key...
January 13, 2012 2:24 PM
After receiving pledges totaling more than its goal of $100 million by a year-end deadline, the Ecuadorian government last week announced that it would move forward with the so-called...
January 12, 2012 11:25 AM
A European research team took an important step this week toward proving that an unusual combination of a nuclear reactor and a particle accelerator could be used to eliminate...