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Date: 12/1/09

The Year of Science 2009 theme for December is science and health. DOE and predecessor agency researchers have made multiple contributions to these areas of research, including decoding DNA, radiation and cancer therapy, and medical radiography for CAT and MRIscanning. DOE-associated researchers include Nobel Laureates in Medicine.



Date: 11/2/09

The Year of Science 2009 theme for November is chemistry. We join the celebration of this theme by featuring the twenty-six (26) Nobel Chemists associated with the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies, the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC).



Date: 9/1/09

The Year of Science 2009 theme for September is biodiversity -- the array of life. Learn more about adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the energy currency of life, and Archaea, the 'third branch of life'.



Date: 8/3/09

The Year of Science 2009 theme for August is weather and climate. Find information about weather and climate change and about researchers Edward Teller and Steven Chu, who have been involved in research related to climate change.

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Date: 7/1/09

The Year of Science 2009 theme for July is astronomy. Find information about Elements in the Stars, Energy Production in Stars, and George Smoot and the Big Bang Theory.



Date: 5/8/09

The Year of Science 2009 theme for May is the environment. Find information about the environment and environmental science in DOE documents.



Date: 4/2/09

The Year of Science 2009 theme for April is energy resources and renewable energy. Find information about renewable energy in DOE documents and more about Solar Energy, a compilation of DOE documents and Web resources.

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Date: 3/2/09

The Year of Science 2009 theme for March is physics. We join the celebration of this theme by featuring the fifty-eight (58) Nobel Physicists associated with the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies, the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC).



Date: 2/2/09

The Year of Science 2009 theme for February is evolution as related to solving biological problems. Understanding human DNA and plant DNA helps scientists explore life and the biological impacts to our lives.

Roger Kornberg contributed to advancing these explorations by unlocking human DNA genetic information that shows the transcription process for protein production.



Date: 12/2/08

Some of the landmark documents that can be found in DOE R&D Accomplishments are:

The Eightfold Way: A Theory of Strong Interaction Symmetry , M. Gell-Mann

Establishing Site X: Letter, Arthur H. Compton to Enrico Fermi, September 14, 1942, A. H. Compton

The First Weighing of Plutonium, Glenn T. Seaborg

The Future of Atomic Energy, E. Fermi

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