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The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and DELTA M Corp. of Oak Ridge, Tenn., are jointly developing mineral-insulated cables for use in experimental fusion reactors, where the performance of normal diagnostic cables tends to deteriorate.

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Laura Toran, hydrologist at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been appointed to the American Geophysical Union's (AGU) Ground Water Committee

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Researchers at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have designed semiconductor chips that may be used to help operate robots in high-radiation environments and to make sharper, clearer, and steadier television pictures.Charles L. Britton Jr. and Alan L. Wintenberg,...
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Nancy L. Gray, a planning analyst at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been named ORNL Protocol Officer. In her new capacity, Gray will serve as the focal point for coordination, administration and conduct of visits and briefings for ORNL's guests, sponsors, custom...

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Dr. Laura Toran, a hydrogeologist in the Environmental Sciences Division of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been selected to serve on the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Committee to select outstanding student papers for the hydrology section.

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Steven E. Lindberg of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will chair the 1996 International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant to be held in Hamburg, Germany. Lindberg is a senior research staff member in ORNL's Environmental Sciences Division and a research prof...

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Although the Daresbury Nuclear Structure Facility in England was closed in 1993, one of its nuclear physics instruments will have a second life at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The large, multi-million-dollar instrument will be used with ORNL's upgraded radioactive-ion
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Automobile manufacturers must crash models of their cars to determine if they meet safety standards for protecting passengers during accidents. Because a single car crash test can cost $50,000 to $750,000, an attractive alternative to crunching metal is crunching numbers.Inexpensive car-crash simul...
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Anna Swan, a Wigner Fellow, has joined the research staff at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in the Solid State Division's Particle-Surface Interactions Section. The Wigner fellowship, designed to provide research opportunities for exceptional young scient...
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Robert L. Siegrist, a researcher and engineer at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been named chair of the Task Force on Contaminated Sites under the International Committee of the Water Environment Federation. The task force, comprised of members from more ...