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The Historic Graphite Reactor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is one of the venues for the Manhattan Project National Park at Oak Ridge. Photo: Lynn Freeny
Oak Ridge dedicated the new Manhattan Project National Historical Park with Oak Ridge Mayor Warren Gooch proclaiming a new era of telling future generations the story of the city’s contributions to ending World War II. “The Manhattan Project National Park has bee...
Lieutenant General George Fisher, U.S. Army, Retired
Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. George Fisher told an Oak Ridge National Laboratory Veterans Day audience that Vietnam War veterans are finally gaining respect they deserve for their service in that war 50 years ago. “Those thanks were not always very forthcoming and ...
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The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory hopes to add a second target station at its Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) in the next 10 years in order to enhance capabilities of in-depth studies of the molecular structure of materials. Ken Herwig of O...
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Award-winning author Richard Rhodes, who wrote the book “The Making of the Atomic Bomb,” told an Oak Ridge audience that despite new forms of clean energy being developed, coal is still the world’s primary producer of energy, listing several reasons. “In a world...
The Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy Demonstration Project (AMIE) includes a specially built house and vehicle jointly powered by the same energy source.
Industry Day participants at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory had the opportunity to tour the Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy Demonstration Project (AMIE), which enables a specially built house and vehicle to be jointly powered by t...
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The Department of Industry’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory will host Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Industry Day Wednesday, Sept. 23 and Thursday, Sept. 24. Johney Green, director of ORNL’s Energy and Transportation Science Division, said Laboratory rese...
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Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a computational technology called Eclipse Integrated Computational Environment (Eclipse ICE) that assists those conducting research on computers to focus on their studies of science without being bogged down with mechanics of the computers.
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker inspects the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, hosted by Craig Blue, IACMI’s chief executive officer. (Jason Richards photo).
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker visited the new Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility, praising the advances in manufacturing technology taking place in East T...
Oak Ridge National Laboratory employees view the exhibits during the July 27 ORNL United Way Agency Fair.
The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory kicked off its 2015 United Way campaign with an agency fair displaying services United Way organizations provide to East Tennesseans. Jeff Smith, ORNL’s deputy director for operations, said ORNL is one of the largest co...
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The American Nuclear Society (ANS) honored the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) with the ANS Nuclear Historic Landmark Award on April 13. The HFIR has been providing neutrons for research and isotope production for five decade...