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The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has developed a technology leading to more secure seals on containers filled with nuclear material. The technology uses a light source of entangled photons to verify the continuity of a fiber-based seal. E...
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Sixty-three teams composed of children ages nine to 14 from East and Middle Tennessee will demonstrate their problem-solving skills, creative thinking and teamwork using LEGO Mindstorm robots Saturday, Dec. 7 during the FIRST LEGO League East Tennessee Championship at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville.
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Jack Fellows, the new director of the Climate Change Science Institute at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, wants his organization to provide comprehensive information to policy makers and the general public to improve understanding of global climate change.
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory engineers are trying to improve efficiency and performance in tiny engines in remote-controlled airplanes that have applications for aerial military surveillance.
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About 100 students representing 18 Knoxville area teams will compete in a regional LEGO tournament Saturday, Nov. 16 at Hardin Valley Academy, working with miniature robots that perform required tasks on a table.
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Danny McKnight’s U.S, Army Rangers’ unit was the focus of the movie “Black Hawk Down” – the story of a battle that occurred in Somalia 20 years ago.
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Ernest Shepherd attended Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Veterans Day ceremony wearing a uniform similar to what he wore in 1944 when the hospital he was working in as a medic in Belgium was hit with a German bomb.
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Albert Fert, the 2007 Nobel Prize Laureate, spoke to an Oak Ridge National Laboratory audience about his research that led to a phenomenon that enhanced sound quality in iPods and revolutionized the electronics industry.
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Center for Computational Sciences is using supercomputers to design better and less expensive solar panels that can capture the sun’s rays more efficiently and maximize power production.
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Richard Serino, deputy administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), visited Oak Ridge National Laboratory Sept. 25 to learn about the laboratory’s supercomputing capabilities that could be useful in responding to emergencies. Serino is touri...