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Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This section is meant to cover the most common questions regarding the EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards. The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are divided into several broad categories: general...

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Frequently Asked Questions  

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Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions About This Site What is fueleconomy.gov? Adobe Acrobat Icon Fuel Economy Estimates How are fuel economy ratings determined? EPA estimates are based on laboratory tests conducted by manufacturers according to federal regulations. EPA re-tests about 10% of vehicle models to confirm manufacturer's results. For more detailed information, visit our page on How Vehicles Are Tested. Why does my fuel economy differ from EPA estimates? No test can accurately predict fuel economy for all drivers and all driving conditions. Driver behavior, driving conditions, vehicle maintenance, fuel characteristics, weather, and other factors can all affect fuel economy significantly as explained here. What should I do if my fuel economy is excessively low?

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Doing Business Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The following are frequently asked questions about working with in partnership with DOE laboratories.

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Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Closeout Frequently Asked...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Program (WAP) Closeout Frequently Asked Questions Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Closeout Frequently Asked Questions This document provides a list of frequently asked...

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LED Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Frequently Asked Questions LED Frequently Asked Questions This document provides answers to LED frequently asked questions for plant-wide improvements, such as "Are LEDs ready for...

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EECBG Rebate Frequently Asked Questions  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

EECBG Rebate Frequently Asked Questions When do I need to use funds I receive from rebates associated with EECBG funds? Rebates consist of incentives received by a grant recipient...

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SEED Platform Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This page features answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions about the DOE Standard Energy Efficiency Data (SEED) Platform, specifically on how SEED can help manage large building portfolios' energy performance.

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Gas Prices: Frequently Asked Questions  

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Prices: Frequently Asked Questions Prices: Frequently Asked Questions What determines the price of gasoline? Energy Information Administration What's going on with gasoline prices? Factors Affecting Gasoline Prices This Week in Petroleum (updated weekly) Gasoline Price Pass-through Oil Market Basics Primer on Gasoline Sources and Markets What's up (and down) with gasoline prices? Illustration showing component costs of gasoline What are the average national and regional gasoline prices? Energy Information Administration Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (updated weekly) This Week in Petroleum (updated weekly) California Energy Commission California Gasoline & Gasoline Prices What is the outlook for gasoline prices? Energy Information Administration Short-Term Energy Outlook Why are gasoline prices so different from one state (or region) to another?

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Sector 1 Frequently Asked Questions  

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Sector 1 - General Information Sector 1 - General Information Sector 1 Safety Plan (pdf) Useful X-Ray Related Numbers Si a0 = 5.4308 Angstrom CeO2 a0=5.411 Angstrom Cd-109 gamma = 88.036 keV X-ray energy/wavelength conversion constant = 12.39842 Angstrom/keV Useful 1-ID Operations Information Always set the undulator by closing from large to small gap. Always scan the Kohzu monochromator from high to low energy. A Cd-109 source that can be used to calibrate detectors can be obtained by contacting Ali. It has Ag flourescent lines and a 88.036 keV gamma line. Tim Mooney's telephone number is 2-5417. Frequently Asked Questions The following questions come up often when using the Sector 1 beamlines. If you have a question (and maybe answer) that would be of general interest to Sector 1 users, please give it to Jon or Greg for inclusion in this list.

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Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Frequently Asked Questions Home > About Us > Our Operations > Management and Budget > Human Resources > Pay-banding > Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions General What is a demonstration project?

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Frequently Asked Global Change Questions  

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Asked Global Change Questions Asked Global Change Questions This page lists global change questions that have been received at CDIAC and the answers that were provided to a diverse audience. If you have a question relating to carbon dioxide and global change and cannot find the answer you need here, you can "Ask Us a Question", and we will be glad to try to help you. Questions Should we grow trees to remove carbon in the atmosphere? What are the present tropospheric concentrations, global warming potentials (100 year time horizon), and atmospheric lifetimes of CO2, CH4, N2O, CFC-11, CFC-12, CFC-113, CCl4, methyl chloroform, HCFC-22, sulphur hexafluoride, trifluoromethyl sulphur pentafluoride, perfluoroethane, and surface ozone? Where can I find information on the naming of halocarbons?

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Building Energy Asset Score Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This page features answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Building Energy Asset Score. Choose from the list of questions below to learn more:

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Career Pathways Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | Department...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Questions (FAQs) The following frequently asked questions were developed by OPM's Student Programs Office. They will clarify the use of the authority and assist managers,...

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Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Programs > Nuclear Security > Nuclear Materials Programs > Nuclear Security > Nuclear Materials Management & Safeguards System > NMMSS Information, Reports & Forms > Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions U.S. Department of Energy / U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Nuclear Materials Management & Safeguards System Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) User Frequently Asked Questions What is the History of NMMSS? What Are the Other Uses of NMMSS? NMMSS is sponsored by the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Office of Materials Integration within the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Printer-friendly version Printer-friendly version Facebook Twitter Youtube Flickr Learn More Users Frequently Asked Questions What Are the Other Uses of NMMSS?

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EECBG Rebate Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Rebate Frequently Asked Questions EECBG Rebate Frequently Asked Questions This document contains Frequently Asked Questions about EECBG Rebates. finalrebatefaqs120104.pdf More...

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2015 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards: Frequently Asked...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Frequently Asked Questions 2015 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards: Frequently Asked Questions Document answers frequently asked questions about the 2015 Federal Energy and...

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Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions November 1, 2013 - 11:40am Addthis Frequently asked questions (FAQs) and their corresponding answers regarding industrial distributed energy (DE) and combined heat and power (CHP) are provided below. What is CHP? Why is there so much interest in CHP? Is CHP the same as cogeneration? What is the difference between CHP, CCHP, BCHP, DER, IES? Why can't I use my backup generator for on-site power production? Backup generators have been around for decades, what is new about on-site power generation? What types of power generators can I buy? How are generators classified, what is a kW? What is a recuperator and why is it important? What is an HRSG? What is a desiccant dehumidifier? How do desiccant dehumidifiers use waste heat in a CHP system?

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Solar Instructor Training Network Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

These frequently asked questions (FAQs) relate to the solar instructor training network. This project was launched by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Program (SETP or...

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UESC Frequently Asked Questions Panel Discussion  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Presentationgiven at the April 2012 Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG) meetingcovers frequently asked questions (FAQs) about utility energy service contracts (UESCs), including term lengths, bonding, and a UESC within a utility's service territory.

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2014 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards: Frequently Asked...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

4 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards: Frequently Asked Questions 2014 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards: Frequently Asked Questions Document answers frequently...

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Landowners' Frequently Asked Questions about Wind Development  

Wind Powering America (EERE)

Landowners' Frequently Asked Questions Landowners' Frequently Asked Questions about Wind Development 1 Landowners' Frequently Asked Questions about Wind Development Jay Haley, P.E. 1. How much money can I make? Based on wind projects in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa, landowners can expect to receive annual land-lease payments ranging from $2,000 to more than $4,000 per turbine. The amount depends on the size of the wind turbine and how much electricity it produces as well as the selling price of the electricity. The same turbine will produce more in one location than another depending on the annual average wind speed at the site. The payments typically represent from 2% to 4% of the annual gross revenue of the turbine. 2. How many turbines can be placed on a section of

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Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions Q. Can contractors participate in the CFC? A. Generally contractors are not permitted to participate in CFC events. Contractor personnel, credit union employees and other persons present on Federal premises, as well as retired Federal employees, may make single contributions to the CFC through checks, money orders, or cash, or by electronic means, including credit cards. These non-Federal personnel may not be solicited, but donations offered by such persons must be accepted by the local campaigns. Q. I am online attempting to give through paperless payroll deduction; however I am only given the options of credit card, debit card or electronic check. Is paperless payroll deduction still a viable giving

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Frequently Asked Questions 1. Technology Transfer  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Frequently Asked Questions 1. Technology Transfer 2. Patent 3. Requirements for obtaining a patent is not addressed, please contact Colleen Michael at 631-344 -4919. #12;What is Technology Transfer? Technology Transfer is the process of developing practical applications for the results of scientific research

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Building Technologies Office: Frequently Asked Questions About the  

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Frequently Asked Frequently Asked Questions About the Buildings Performance Database to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Frequently Asked Questions About the Buildings Performance Database on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Frequently Asked Questions About the Buildings Performance Database on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Frequently Asked Questions About the Buildings Performance Database on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Frequently Asked Questions About the Buildings Performance Database on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Frequently Asked Questions About the Buildings Performance Database on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Frequently Asked Questions About the Buildings Performance Database on AddThis.com...

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Hanford Speakers Bureau

Frequently Asked Questions - Hanford...
 

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Speakers Bureau > Hanford Speakers Bureau Frequently Asked Questions Hanford Speakers Bureau Hanford Speakers Bureau Request Form Hanford Speakers Bureau Frequently Asked Questions...

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Frequently Asked Questions on Energy Efficiency and Conservation...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Frequently Asked Questions on Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Financing Program Compliance and Reporting Frequently Asked Questions on Energy Efficiency and...

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10 CFR 851 Worker Safety and Health Program Frequently Asked...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

851 Worker Safety and Health Program Frequently Asked Questions - Updated October 19, 2010 10 CFR 851 Worker Safety and Health Program Frequently Asked Questions - Updated October...

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners |...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Partners Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions for homeowners and Partners about the Home Energy...

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Frequently Asked Questions | Superconducting Magnet Division  

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Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions What is the official EMS Policy at BNL? Refer to the Environmental, Safety, Security, and Health policy. What do you know about EMS? Refer to the information on the Process Evaluations web page. What are the environmental aspects related to your work? An environmental aspect is a waste or an operating/work activity that, if done improperly or if a component fails, could pollute the environment. Some environmental aspects are: Hazardous waste, radioactive waste, atmospheric discharge, soil activation, storage/use of chemicals, etc. For a listing of the SMD Significant Aspects and Processes see the Aspects Matrix (pdf) and the Summary of Significant Aspects. You can also find more information see the Pollution Prevention web page.

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EMSL: About EMSL: Frequently Asked Questions  

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EMSL Frequently Asked Questions EMSL Frequently Asked Questions What is EMSL's Mission? The Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national scientific user facility located at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Washington, provides integrated experimental and computational resources for discovery and technological innovation in the environmental molecular sciences to support the needs of DOE and the nation. What is a DOE Scientific User Facility? The Office of Science oversees the construction and operation of some of the Nation's most advanced scientific research and development user facilities, located at national laboratories and universities. These state-of-the-art facilities are made available to the science community

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Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Operations > Management and Budget > Human Resources Operations > Management and Budget > Human Resources > Pay-banding > Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions General What is a demonstration project? What employees are affected by the pay-banding and pay-for-performance demonstration project? When was pay-banding implemented? What is the duration of the demonstration project? What happens after 5 years? What is the process for converting employees from the pay-banding system back to the General Schedule system (in the event of a transfer to another federal agency)? What is a share? What occupational series will be covered in each career path? Conversions What is the process for converting employees to pay-banding? How does conversion to a pay band affect an employee's next step increase?

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2013 Better Buildings Federal Award Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Document answers frequently asked questions for the Federal Energy Management Program's 2013 Better Buildings Federal Award.

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Career Opportunities - Frequently Asked Questions | Argonne National  

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Apply for a Job Apply for a Job Connect with Argonne LinkedIn Facebook Twitter YouTube Google+ More Social Media » Career Opportunities - Frequently Asked Questions How do I apply for a job at Argonne? Using Argonne's online application system, create a profile. Note that if you have your resume handy (in Microsoft Word or PDF format), you can upload it, and basic information will be extracted and populate the profile fields. Once you complete your profile, you can apply to any job openings that match your skills and qualifications by logging into the system. Where do I find the online application system? You can find links that will allow you to search full- and part-time openings, postdoctoral openings, or student openings by clicking the appropriate link on the APPLY FOR A JOB page.

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Solid-State Lighting: Frequently Asked Questions About the Technology  

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Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions About the Technology Demonstration GATEWAY Program to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: Frequently Asked Questions About the Technology Demonstration GATEWAY Program on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: Frequently Asked Questions About the Technology Demonstration GATEWAY Program on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Frequently Asked Questions About the Technology Demonstration GATEWAY Program on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Frequently Asked Questions About the Technology Demonstration GATEWAY Program on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: Frequently Asked Questions About the Technology Demonstration GATEWAY Program on Digg Find More places to share Solid-State Lighting: Frequently Asked Questions About the Technology Demonstration GATEWAY Program on

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2015 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards: Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Document answers frequently asked questions about the 2015 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards' guidelines and criteria for nominations.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Building Performance Database  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

On this page you will find answers to frequently asked questions pertaining to the DOE Buildings Performance Database (BPD).

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Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Closeout Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This document provides a list of frequently asked questions in regards to the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Closeout procedures.

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Users Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Users Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration Users Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Users Frequently Asked Questions Home > About Us > Our Programs > Nuclear Security > Nuclear Materials Management & Safeguards System > NMMSS Information, Reports & Forms > Frequently Asked Questions > Users Frequently Asked Questions

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Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions  

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Home Energy Score Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Partner With DOE Activities Solar Decathlon Building America Home Energy Score Get Involved

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10 CFR 707 Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

NOTE: The Questions on this site were compiled from questions asked during the four DOE complex wide tele-videos, as well as, questions submitted by e-mail and telephone. The answers provided are...

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Frequently Asked Questions: Lighting Choices to Save You Money | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Frequently Asked Questions: Lighting Choices to Save You Money Frequently Asked Questions: Lighting Choices to Save You Money Frequently Asked Questions: Lighting Choices to Save You Money August 9, 2012 - 9:20am Addthis Frequently Asked Questions: Lighting Choices to Save You Money Below are some of the most frequently asked questions and answers about the new lighting efficiency standards. Learn more about your lighting choices and find out how to shop for lights by lumens, not watts. Download our Lighting Myths and Facts fact sheet to learn more about your lighting choices and the new lighting standards. Why are my lighting choices changing? What is the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA 2007)? When will the new bulbs be phased in? What will the lighting standards mandated by EISA 2007 mean to consumers?

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Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Residential Buildings » Home Energy Score » Home Energy Score Residential Buildings » Home Energy Score » Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions for homeowners and Partners about the Home Energy Score, from basics such as what a Home Energy Score is and how to become a Partner, to how the Score is calculated and what you can expect from your Score. Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners (download a printable PDF) Frequently Asked Questions for Partners (download a printable PDF) Highlights Home Energy Scores Completed As of January 7, 2014 Webinars Past Webinars Orange Arrow Home Energy Score Program Update Home Energy Score Pilot Analysis Post-Pilot Update Publications Motivating Home Energy Improvements

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Frequently Asked Questions: Lighting Choices to Save You Money | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Frequently Asked Questions: Lighting Choices to Save You Money Frequently Asked Questions: Lighting Choices to Save You Money Frequently Asked Questions: Lighting Choices to Save You Money August 9, 2012 - 9:20am Addthis Frequently Asked Questions: Lighting Choices to Save You Money Below are some of the most frequently asked questions and answers about the new lighting efficiency standards. Learn more about your lighting choices and find out how to shop for lights by lumens, not watts. Download our Lighting Myths and Facts fact sheet to learn more about your lighting choices and the new lighting standards. Why are my lighting choices changing? What is the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA 2007)? When will the new bulbs be phased in? What will the lighting standards mandated by EISA 2007 mean to consumers?

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Office of Energy Efficiency and  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Frequently Asked Questions about the Office of Energy Efficiency Frequently Asked Questions about the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Frequently Asked Questions about the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Below are some of the questions we are regularly asked at EERE. These frequently asked questions cover topics such as EERE, tax credits and financial assistance, home energy, vehicles, industry, and energy education and training. If you don't find the answer to your question, please contact us with your question. General Information What does EERE stand for? What does the EERE do? Tax Credits and Financial Assistance Are there federal tax credits available for energy improvements to my home or business? Can I get a grant or other financial assistance to help me develop my energy-related innovation?

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Commercial Building Energy Asset Score Frequently Asked Questions |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions Commercial Building Energy Asset Score Frequently Asked Questions The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Commercial Building Energy Asset Score program has received numerous questions from building owners and operators, state and local governments, realtors, and other stakeholders interested in learning more about the Commercial Building Energy Asset Score. Responses to some of the most frequently asked questions can be found below within the following categories: Program Overview Development Schedule and Pilot Testing Understanding the Asset Score Report and Using the Asset Scoring Tool Scoring Methodology Scoring Scales Identified Opportunities for Energy Efficiency Upgrades Quality Assurance Links to Other Tools Program Overview Q: What is the Commercial Building Energy Asset Score?

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Frequently Asked Questions about Wind Energy | Department of...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

lists frequently asked questions about wind energy. What is wind energy? How do wind turbines work? I would like to put up a wind turbine at my house or property. How do I get...

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Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer Frequently Asked Questions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

LADEE Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer Frequently Asked Questions What mystery: was lunar dust, electrically charged by solar ultraviolet light, responsible for the presunrise of space exploration through our expertise in science, engineering, mission operations, and data management

Mojzsis, Stephen J.

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions for homeowners about the Home Energy Score, from basics such as what a Home Energy Score is, to how the Score is calculated and what you...

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Appliance Rebates: Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Appliance Rebates: Frequently Asked Questions Appliance Rebates: Frequently Asked Questions Appliance Rebates: Frequently Asked Questions April 26, 2010 - 4:55pm Addthis Andrea Spikes Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory The appliance rebate program has been wildly successful in many states. So successful, in fact, that people have plenty of questions and aren't always finding the answers they need. Whether you're just learning about the appliance rebate program or have some nagging questions, I hope this information is helpful to you. For the most up-to-date information on rebates in your state, click on your state on Approved Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Programs. Below is a list of the most common questions, taken from the Energy Savers Appliance Rebates page. (Note: The FAQs below are current as of this

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Appliance Rebates: Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Appliance Rebates: Frequently Asked Questions Appliance Rebates: Frequently Asked Questions Appliance Rebates: Frequently Asked Questions April 26, 2010 - 4:55pm Addthis Andrea Spikes Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory The appliance rebate program has been wildly successful in many states. So successful, in fact, that people have plenty of questions and aren't always finding the answers they need. Whether you're just learning about the appliance rebate program or have some nagging questions, I hope this information is helpful to you. For the most up-to-date information on rebates in your state, click on your state on Approved Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Programs. Below is a list of the most common questions, taken from the Energy Savers Appliance Rebates page. (Note: The FAQs below are current as of this

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Buildings Performance Database |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Commercial Buildings » Buildings Performance Database » Commercial Buildings » Buildings Performance Database » Frequently Asked Questions About the Buildings Performance Database Frequently Asked Questions About the Buildings Performance Database On this page you will find answers to frequently asked questions pertaining to the DOE Buildings Performance Database (BPD). General What is the purpose of the BPD? What building energy performance data is included in the BPD? Access Information How can I access the database? How can I contribute data to the BPD? Database and Analysis Information What kinds of buildings does the BPD have? What are the data sources that populate the BPD? Does the BPD have time series data? How do you ensure that the data from these multiple sources is consistent and valid? What data format does the BPD utilize?

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Frequently Asked Questions about Natural Gas Regulation | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Services » Natural Gas Regulation » Frequently Asked Questions Services » Natural Gas Regulation » Frequently Asked Questions about Natural Gas Regulation Frequently Asked Questions about Natural Gas Regulation Why do I need to have an authorization to import natural gas Do I have to get an authorization to export natural gas? Who is importing and exporting natural gas? What are the requested volumes of natural gas for import or export? What are the countries of origin for natural gas imported into the U.S. and destination of gas exported from the U.S.? What do I have to do to get an Authorization? Do I need to have an import authorization to use Canadian or Mexican natural gas in my factory? I don't know if I should request an import authorization or not. Who can I talk to about filing an application or whether I need to file an

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Fermilab | Tritium at Fermilab | Frequently asked questions about tritium  

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Frequently asked questions about tritium Frequently asked questions about tritium Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Tritium at Fermilab. If you have any questions about tritium at Fermilab, please call the Office of Communication at 630-840-3351, or submit a question online. Q: What is tritium? A: Tritium is a form of hydrogen. It's a weakly radioactive isotope with a half-life of 12.3 years. When tritium decays into ordinary helium, it emits low-energy particles called beta particles. Although tritium can be found as a gas, its most common form is water. The Earth's atmosphere contains low levels of tritium produced naturally when cosmic rays strike air particles. At Fermilab, small amounts of tritium are produced as a byproduct of accelerator operations. Q: Does the tritium at Fermilab constitute a health risk to employees or

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HEALTH MATTERS Frequently Asked Questions About the Contraceptive Patch  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

HEALTH MATTERS Frequently Asked Questions About the Contraceptive Patch What is the contraceptive patch? The contraceptive patch is a highly effective, weekly hormonal birth control patch that is worn on the skin to prevent pregnancy. The patch is worn for one week and replaced on the same day of the week

Yener, Aylin

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding DOE-STD-1195-2011, Design...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding DOE-STD-1195-2011, Design of Safety Significant Safety Instrumented Systems Used at DOE Non-Reactor Nuclear Facilities Frequently Asked...

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Presidential Permits and Export Authorizations - Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Permits and Export Permits and Export Authorizations - Frequently Asked Questions Presidential Permits and Export Authorizations - Frequently Asked Questions Presidential Permits Export Authorizations Self Certifications Annual Reports Presidential Permits What are they? Permits for the construction, connection, operation and/or maintenance of electric transmission lines that cross the U.S. international border. What are the criteria? Two primary criteria are used to determine if a proposed project is consistent with the public interest. 1. DOE considers the impact the proposed project would have on the operating reliability of the U.S. electric power supply. 2. DOE must comply with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), which requires DOE to consider the environmental consequences

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | Building Energy Codes Program  

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Where can copies of the energy codes be obtained? Copies of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) can be purchased from the International Code Council website. Copies of ASHRAE standards can be purchased from the ... What are the requirements for duct leakage testing? Category: air leakage, ducts Both the 2009 and 2012 IECC require duct tightness to be verified. Verification can take place via either a post-construction test or a rough-in test.For the post-construction test, leakage measurement must be made across the entire system,... How are basement walls input in REScheck? Category: basement, walls After selecting a basement wall type, a basement wall illustration will appear with input boxes for the basement wall height, depth below grade,

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USDOE Technology Transfer, Frequently Asked Questions about Agreement for  

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Frequently Asked Questions about ACT: Frequently Asked Questions about ACT: Q1: What is ACT (Agreement for Commercializing Technology)? A1: ACT is a pilot program under which businesses may partner with participating DOE laboratories for research and development that commercializes technology. Q2: Why is this pilot being introduced? A2: ACT is being piloted to address concerns about difficulties in partnering with the DOE laboratories that were raised in public responses to a DOE Request for Information on improving technology transfer. These concerns include requirements for advance payments, indemnification and government use rights in intellectual property. Q3: Who can partner with the laboratories under ACT? A3: ACT is available to a full range of sponsors, including start-ups, small and large businesses that provide private funding to

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Energy Information Administration (EIA)- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Frequently Asked Questions about the Commercial Buildings Energy Frequently Asked Questions about the Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) For the 2007 CBECS, why is there information only for large hospitals and not the rest of the commercial building population? What do you mean by "commercial"? Can I get this information by State (or county, or city, etc.)? What does the figure "4,859,000 total commercial buildings" represent? Are the consumption and expenditures estimates annual data? Are historical CBECS data available? Do you have any forecasts for growth in the commercial sector? Are the data available by NAICS or SIC code? Why are the CBECS figures different from the commercial data in the Annual Energy Review or the Monthly Energy Review? Is it possible to obtain a list of all the buildings that

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EIA Forms 826 and 861 Frequently Asked Questions  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

EIA Forms 826 and 861 Frequently Asked Questions EIA Forms 826 and 861 Frequently Asked Questions Advanced Metering Demand Side Management (DSM) - 861 only General Green Pricing Programs Net Metering Advanced Metering Regarding AMR meters, does the EIA only want the company to provide a count of those meters that transmit data one-way AND are read via drive-by vans? What if a meter reader walks by using a hand held reader? Meters queried via hand held readers would be included in the count. If a utility has deployed AMI meters for data collection and billing purposes but does not provide that data to the customer should the AMI meter be counted? The instructions for the EIA Form-861 state that AMI meters measure and record usage at least hourly and provide usage data to provide the customer and the energy company at least daily. So, if the data is not provided to

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Partners Partners Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions for homeowners and Partners about the Home Energy Score, from basics such as what a Home Energy Score is and how to become a Partner, to how the Score is calculated. What is a Home Energy Score? What types of homes can get a Home Energy Score? Where is the Home Energy Score offered? Who can become a Home Energy Score Partner? Why should I become a Home Energy Score Partner? What is required of Partners? Partners have to score 200 homes in the first year. When does that start/end? How do I apply to become a Partner? Can the Home Energy Scoring Tool be integrated with other software tools we already use? What are the criteria for Qualified Assessors?

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Frequently Asked Questions about the New ISM Manual  

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (ABOUT THE NEW ISM MANUAL) Questions about Attachment 2 Q1: How important is Attachment 2? A: Attachment 2 is very important to obtaining a full understanding of the vision for full ISM implementation, at multiple, interacting levels, from the enterprise-level to the site-level, from the facility-level to the activity-level. The Attachment states: "This Attachment provides the vision for DOE to achieve the essential attributes of a high-performing organization, and further improve the Department's safety record and productivity record. This vision captures the elements needed for DOE to move beyond a compliance-based approach to a performance-based approach, consistent with more mature high-reliability organizations."

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Homeowners Homeowners Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions for homeowners about the Home Energy Score, from basics such as what a Home Energy Score is, to how the Score is calculated and what you can expect from your Score. What is a Home Energy Score? Why should I get a Home Energy Score? What types of homes can get a Home Energy Score? How do I get a Home Energy Score? What does the Qualified Assessor look for during a Home Energy Score walk-through? How is the Home Energy Score calculated? Does a home with a poor (lower) Score always use more energy than a home with a better (higher) Score? Does the size of my home matter? Would my Score be the same in different parts of the country?

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Office of Security Policy - Safeguards and Security Frequently Asked  

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Safeguards and Security Safeguards and Security New Frequently Asked Questions The following frequently asked questions (FAQs) are organized by the topical areas and offer answers to recurring questions or policy clarification requests. These entries represent the newest additions to the collection of S&S FAQs. 1. General 2. Program Planning and Management 3. Protection Program Operations 4. Information Security 5. Nuclear Material Control and Accountability General Q: Where can I find the national policies that may affect security programs I am responsible for? A: The national policies affecting DOE's safeguards and security programs are located on the Policy Information Resource tool at http://pir.pnl.gov. This collection is comprised of the most current version of each policy

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FOIA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

FOIA FOIA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) FOIA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) How can I get records from the DOE? Do I need to file a written FOIA request to receive general information about the DOE? Where can I find examples of previous FOIA requests for DOE documents? What kind of records may I request from the DOE under the FOIA? How long will it take the DOE to respond to my FOIA request? How can I get expedited processing? What kinds of records may the DOE withhold from me? How will I know what records the DOE has withheld from me? What happens if the DOE does not have the records I want? How do I reach the FOIA Officer or the person who is handling my request? How do I get a copy of the DOE FOIA Annual Report? Must I use a special form to file a FOIA request and what

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Frequently Asked Questions about Tax Incentives for Hybrid and Alternative  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Tax Incentives: Frequently Asked Questions Tax Incentives: Frequently Asked Questions What's the difference between a deduction and a credit? A tax deduction reduces the amount of income for which you are taxed. For example, if your taxable income were $50,000, a $2,000 deduction would reduce it to $48,000. So, you would pay taxes on an income of $48,000 instead of $50,000. This means your actual savings would be a fraction of the $2,000 deduction. A tax credit reduces the total amount of income tax you owe. So, if you owed $10,000 in federal income tax, a $2,000 credit would reduce the amount you owed to $8,000. With a credit, your actual savings would be $2,000. Where can I find information on State incentives? The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (AFDC) maintains a list of State & Federal Incentives

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Foreign National Tax Frequently Asked Questions 11/5/2013  

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5/2013 5/2013 Foreign National Tax Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) What is the difference between a resident alien and a nonresident alien for tax purposes? The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) classifies all foreign nationals as either resident aliens or nonresident aliens. Resident aliens are, for the most part, taxed in the same manner as U.S. citizens. The Internal Revenue Code (IRC), however, imposes an entirely different tax system on nonresident aliens. There are many differences between the two tax regimes, but perhaps the most significant is that resident aliens, like U.S. citizens, are taxed on their worldwide income, while nonresident aliens are taxed only on their U.S. source income. In addition, different income tax withholding and reporting requirements are imposed on payments made to nonresident

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Retiree Benefits: Frequently Asked Questions | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Benefits Benefits For Retirees Retiree Benefits FAQs Retiree Benefits: Frequently Asked Questions Medical Benefits Can I keep my Argonne Healthcare Plan when I become eligible for Medicare? Yes, you can be covered under the Comprehensive Medical plan, Dental plan and Prescription Drug plans as long as you are covered under Medicare Parts A and B. When I'm covered under Medicare and BCBS who is the primary payor? Medicare will be the primary payor as long as you are over age 65 and not employed in a benefit eligible position. Will the Argonne Retiree Healthcare Plan be a supplemental plan to Medicare Part A & B? The Argonne Retiree Healthcare Plan will coordinate benefits with Medicare up to the allowed amount. To clarify: if the Argonne Blue Cross Blue Shield

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2013 Better Building Federal Award Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

2013 Better Building Federal Award Frequently Asked Questions Q. Is it required that nominated buildings have metered data for both 2012 and 2013? A. A building nominated for this competition must be using EPA's Portfolio Manager to track energy performance data. It must have a complete data set, which includes total facility Btu from all sources of power and total facility square footage for all months of the preceding year (2012), and must continue to use Portfolio Manager for each competing month of 2013. FEMP will be tracking building energy consumption each month during the competition and posting it on a competition website. Q. Will energy intensive buildings be competitive against other types of Federal buildings? A. The winner is not based on gross energy reductions, nor is it based on the lowest energy intensity

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Frequently Asked Questions - DOE O 420.1C  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding DOE Order 420.1C, Facility Safety, and its supporting directives, DOE-STD-1020-2012, Natural Phenomena Hazards Analysis and Design Criteria for DOE Facilities, and DOE-STD-1066-2012, Fire Protection Q-1: For existing facilities how do I determine the list of applicable design codes and standards? A: For existing facilities the code of record (i.e. those codes and standards in effect at the time that the facility was designed) is the list of applicable design codes and standards. In the case of major modifications to existing facilities, the design codes and standards of O 420.1C apply. Q-2: I work at an existing facility. What changes in DOE O 420.1C do I have to be concerned about?

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2001 Residential Energy Consumption Survey Answers to Frequently Asked Questions  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

D (2001) -- Household Bottled Gas (LPG or Propane) Usage Form D (2001) -- Household Bottled Gas (LPG or Propane) Usage Form OMB No. 1905-0092, Expiring February 29, 2004 2001 Residential Energy Consumption Survey Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About the Household Bottled Gas (LPG or Propane) Usage Form What is the purpose of the Residential Energy Consumption Survey? The Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) collects data on energy consumption and expenditures in U.S. housing units. Over 5,000 statistically selected households across the U.S. have already provided information about their household, the physical characteristics of their housing unit, their energy-using equipment, and their energy suppliers. Now we are requesting the energy billing records for these households from each of their energy suppliers. After all this information has been collected, the information will be used to

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Office of Departmental Personnel Security - Frequently Asked Questions  

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) DOE Personnel Security The Personnel Security Program ensures that individuals who are being considered for access to classified information or special nuclear material (SNM) meet national standards of honesty, reliability, and trustworthiness. Because each Federal agency's program is similar, most questions come from personnel who have never had a security clearance (DOE calls it an access authorization) or who are confused because they had clearances at agencies that had requirements that differ slightly from DOE's. Additional information for applicants can be found at "Overview of Access Authorization Process for Applicants". Q: How does drug use impact my ability to get an access authorization? A: Use of illegal drugs, abuse of prescription drugs, and misuse of other substances such as inhalants raise concerns about an individual's eligibility for an access authorization. Such activities call into question the person's willingness to follow rules and requirements, reliability, and good judgment. In general, individuals involved with illegal drugs or substance abuse will not be granted an access authorization if the activity occurred within the year prior to the application for the access authorization. If the activity occurred within two years, the full circumstances surrounding the activity will be evaluated and the individual may qualify for an access authorization, although it is unlikely that he or she will do so. Information pertaining to drug use which occurred more than two years ago will not be automatically disqualifying for an access authorization but will be fully evaluated with all other available information in order to determine whether the individual should be granted an access authorization.

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Below are some of the questions we are regularly asked at EERE. These frequently asked questions cover topics such as EERE, tax credits and financial assistance, home energy, vehicles, industry,...

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Frequently Asked Questions | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

for a Data Management Plan Frequently Asked Questions Resources at the Office of Science User Facilities Acknowledgements of Federal Support Contact Information Office of...

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Energy Citations Database (ECD) - Alerts FAQ  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) What is an ECD Alert? Is there a charge for receiving Alerts? How do I register to receive an Alert? and how do I renew my registration? How do I request, revise, or cancel an Alert? How often will I receive an Alert? Where can I find a summary of my Alerts? And how long is my summary available? What do I do if I do not receive an Alert that I am expecting? What are the password requirements to receive Alerts? What do I do if I have forgotten my Alerts password? How do I change my Alerts password? How do I change my Alerts e-mail address? How do I cancel my registration for Alerts? How do I get help with ECD Alerts? How do I get help with ECD? What other databases/products/services are available from DOE's Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)?

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Energy Citations Database (ECD) - Alerts Comments  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Alerts Comments If you have a question about Energy Citations Database Alerts, we recommend you check frequently asked questions. If your question still has not been answered or if...

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Frequently Asked Questions | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) ASCR Home About Research Facilities Accessing ASCR Supercomputers Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Research & Evaluation Prototypes (REP) Innovative & Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) ALCC Application Details ALCC Past Awards Frequently Asked Questions Science Highlights Benefits of ASCR Funding Opportunities Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC) News & Resources Contact Information Advanced Scientific Computing Research U.S. Department of Energy

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Frequently Asked Questions | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program Einstein Fellowship Home Eligibility Benefits Obligations How to Apply Key Dates Frequently Asked Questions Contact WDTS Home Frequently Asked Questions Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page TABLE OF CONTENTS General Eligibility Applications Selection Participation Contacts GENERAL When is the application deadline? Applications are due Wednesday December 4, 2013 at 5:00pm EST, including three letters of recommendation. How do I apply? You can apply by going to the application website, which can be reached here External link . Back to Top Back to Top ELIGIBILITY I'm currently in my fifth year of teaching high school, am I eligible to apply? No, you must have completed five years of full-time teaching at the time of

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Frequently Asked Questions | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions Laboratory Policy and Evaluation (LPE) LPE Home Staff M&O Contracts SC Laboratory Appraisal Process Laboratory Planning Process Work for Others in the Office of Science Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) DOE's Philosophy on LDRD Frequently Asked Questions Success Stories Brochures Additional Information LDRD Program Contacts Technology Transfer DOE National Laboratories Contact Information Laboratory Policy and Evaluation U.S. Department of Energy SC-32/Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5447 F: (202) 586-3119 Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Frequently Asked Questions Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page The U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration

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User Facilities Frequently Asked Questions | U.S. DOE Office of Science  

Office of Science (SC) Website

User Facilities Frequently User Facilities Frequently Asked Questions User Facilities ASCR User Facilities BES User Facilities BER User Facilities FES User Facilities HEP User Facilities NP User Facilities User Facilities Frequently Asked Questions User Facility Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 User Facilities Frequently Asked Questions Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page The Office of Science User Facilities are a unique resource for the Nation's researchers. Below are answers to some commonly asked questions. What is a user facility? A user facility is a federally sponsored research facility available for external use to advance scientific or technical knowledge under the

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Frequently Asked Questions on Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Financing Program Compliance and Reporting  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Find answers to frequently asked questions regarding financing program reporting and compliance for programs developed using U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program funding.

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Frequently Asked Questions | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Asked Questions Print Text Size: A A A FeedbackShare Page The U.S. Department of EnergyNational Nuclear Security Administration frequently fields questions about the...

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Frequently Asked Questions | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Frequently Frequently Asked Questions Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) SULI Home Eligibility Benefits Participant Obligations How to Apply Key Dates Frequently Asked Questions Contact WDTS Home Frequently Asked Questions Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page TABLE OF CONTENTS General Eligibility Applications Selection Participation Sponsor GENERAL When is the application deadline? The application deadline for the 2014 Summer SULI Term is January 10, 2014 5:00 PM ET. Who administers this program for the Department of Energy? The DOE Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) manages this program in collaboration with the DOE National Laboratories who host the student participants. Back to Top Back to Top ELIGIBILITY Can I apply if I don't currently have legal permanent resident alien (PRA)

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Frequently Asked Questions | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Frequently Frequently Asked Questions Community College Internships (CCI) CCI Home Eligibility Benefits Participant Obligations How to Apply Key Dates Frequently Asked Questions Contact WDTS Home Frequently Asked Questions Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page TABLE OF CONTENTS General Eligibility Applications Selection Participation Sponsor GENERAL When is the application deadline? The application deadline for the 2014 Summer CCI Term is January 10, 2014 5:00 PM ET. Who administers the CCI program for the Department of Energy? The DOE Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists manages this program in collaboration with the DOE National Laboratories who host the student participants. Back to Top Back to Top ELIGIBILITY Can I apply if I don't currently have legal permanent resident alien (PRA)

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Frequently Asked Questions | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Frequently Frequently Asked Questions Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) SBIR/STTR Home About Join the SBIR/STTR Mailing List Frequently Asked Questions Staff Events Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) Applicant and Awardee Resources Commercialization Assistance Other Resources Awards SBIR/STTR Highlights Reporting Fraud Contact Information Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer U.S. Department of Energy SC-29/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-5707 F: (301) 903-5488 E: sbir-sttr@science.doe.gov More Information » About Frequently Asked Questions Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Is my company eligible to submit a DOE Phase I SBIR or STTR grant

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Frequently Asked Questions | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Frequently Frequently Asked Questions Visiting Faculty Program (VFP) VFP Home Eligibility Benefits Participant Obligations How to Apply Key Dates Frequently Asked Questions Contact WDTS Home Frequently Asked Questions Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page TABLE OF CONTENTS General Eligibility Applications Selection Participation Sponsor GENERAL When is the application deadline? The application deadline for the 2014 VFP Summer Term for both faculty applicants and invited students participants is January 10, 2014 5:00 PM ET. What are the differences between the Visiting Faculty Program (VFP) and the former Faculty and Student Teams (FaST) Program? There are several changes that have been implemented with the VFP. Some of these changes are: The application deadline for the Summer Term is now much earlier.

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Alerts  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

for Biosis, Inspec, and Web of Science databases HOW TO: Saved Search alert: Select a database (see above) Execute a search Click Search History Click Save History Create...

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Frequently Asked Questions on FederalReporting.gov | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Frequently Asked Questions on FederalReporting.gov Frequently Asked Questions on FederalReporting.gov Frequently Asked Questions on FederalReporting.gov Categories: Applicability / Exemptions Communications Compensation Contractors Data Fields Delegation General Jobs Loans and Loan Guarantees Other Reporting Registration Systems Timing Vendors I. APPLICABILITY / EXEMPTIONS Q: Do 1512 reporting requirements only apply to non-Federal recipients who receive funding provided through discretionary appropriations? Yes. The reporting requirements do not apply to funding received through entitlement or other mandatory programs, except as specifically required by Office of Management and Budget. Q: Do Prime Contractors awarded less than $25,000 need to report? Yes, to date, there is no government-wide floor for prime reporting.

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Information Bridge: DOE Scientific and Technical Information - Alerts FAQ  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) What is an Information Bridge (IB) Alert? Is there a charge for receiving Alerts? How do I register to receive an Alert? and how do I renew my registration? How do I request, revise, or cancel an Alert? How often will I receive an Alert? Where can I find a summary of my Alerts? And how long is my summary available? What do I do if I do not receive an Alert that I am expecting? What are the password requirements to receive Alerts? What do I do if I have forgotten my Alerts password? How do I change my Alerts password? How do I change my Alerts e-mail address? How do I cancel my registration for Alerts? How do I get help with IB Alerts? How do I get help with IB? What other databases/products are available from DOE's Office of

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Frequently Asked Questions Information on Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs) and Mercury  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Frequently Asked Questions Information on Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs) and Mercury emissions equivalent to those of more than 800,000 cars. Do CFLs contain mercury? CFLs contain a very small amount of mercury sealed within the glass tubing ­ an average of 5 milligrams ­ about the amount

Jia, Songtao

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VoIP at CSU -Frequently asked questions and options Instructions for your individual phone  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

" options 2. Forward your phone to a personal cell phone and use the voicemail that comes with your cell phone package. Enter your cell phone number with 8 + area code (e.g. 8-970-123-4567) at httpVoIP at CSU - Frequently asked questions and options Instructions for your individual phone: 1

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WebLinks OLFS Reporting Vendors, Payments, and Liens Section Frequently Asked Questions Answers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

WebLinks OLFS Reporting ­ Vendors, Payments, and Liens 1 of 12 Section Frequently Asked Questions Answers Vendors, Payments, and Liens using: Accounts Payable Report GL Transaction Detail Reference: Web of this document. If you have problems finding the information by purchase order number, search on Vendor Name

Yamamoto, Keith

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FLEXIBLE MEDICAL CARE AND DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSMENT ACCOUNTS Frequently Asked Questions and Answers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

as federal health care reform), over- the-counter medicines and drugs can be reimbursed only if prescribed and dental care deductibles, co-payments, eyeglasses, prescriptions, nursing care, etc. Premiums for healthFLEXIBLE MEDICAL CARE AND DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSMENT ACCOUNTS Frequently Asked Questions

Snider, Barry B.

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FLEXIBLE MEDICAL CARE AND DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSMENT ACCOUNTS Frequently Asked Questions and Answers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Care Act (also known as federal health care reform), the maximum deduction is $2,500 (down from $4 as federal health care reform), over- the-counter medicines and drugs can be reimbursed only if prescribedFLEXIBLE MEDICAL CARE AND DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSMENT ACCOUNTS Frequently Asked Questions

Snider, Barry B.

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding DOE Order 420.1C, Facility Safety  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding DOE Order 420.1C, Facility Safety, and its supporting directives, DOE?STD?1020?2012, Natural Phenomena Hazards Analysis and Design Criteria for DOE Facilities, and DOE?STD?1066?2012, Fire Protection

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Total Solar Irradiance Calibration Transfer Experiment/TIM Frequently Asked Questions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

TCTE Total Solar Irradiance Calibration Transfer Experiment/TIM Frequently Asked Questions What is the purpose of the TCTE mission? The Total Solar Irradiance Calibration Transfer Experiment (TCTE to monitor changes in solar irradiance at the top of the Earth's atmosphere. TCTE will launch as one of five

Mojzsis, Stephen J.

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eDiss+ Case Management/WebCPCI Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

eDISS+ Case Management/WebCPCI Frequently Asked Questions eDISS+ Case Management/WebCPCI Frequently Asked Questions (based on calls received by the eDISS+ Help Desk) Page 1 of 3 Last Saved Date: December 14, 2009 Introductory / Documentation Q: I'm new to Case Management and not sure what to expect. Where can I find documentation on this new functionality? A: Go to https://dissweb.doe.gov. Click the "Main Menu" button at the bottom of the home page. Enter the username of "edissuser" and password of "psdbuser1" (both without the quotes). Click on "WebCPCI Users Manuals and Reference Documents". Then click on the appropriate application name link to go to the document download page for that application. Login / Installation Q: When I try to open the online OPM reports, I get a blank screen or a "coffee cup".

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for the E-print Network -- Energy,  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions Table of Contents General Information What are e-prints? Are e-prints and preprints the same thing? What is the E-print Network: Research Communications for Scientists and Engineers? Who uses the E-print Network? How does the E-print Network help the user? How the E-print Network Works What's in the E-print Network? What are the criteria for inclusion in the E-print Network? How does the E-print Network function? What is E-print Network's search architecture? An overview of tools and services A note to site owners General Information Q: What are e-prints? A: E-prints are scholarly and professional works electronically produced and shared by researchers with the intent of communicating research findings to colleagues. They may include preprints, reprints,

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Frequently Asked Questions | ScienceLab, Education Resources from the U.S.  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions What is ScienceLab? What makes ScienceLab unique for DOE? Can anyone use ScienceLab? How does ScienceLab work? How does commenting work? How are grade levels determined? What are learning levels? Who is responsible for the ScienceLab resources? What is ScienceLab? ScienceLab is a web-based gateway unifying thousands of Federal science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education resources for the Department of Energy (DOE). Users can access Federal STEM education resources from a single query, comment, and rate material using social networking capabilities. In addition, all resources are automatically tagged by average grade level. Content includes homework help, activities, lesson plans, curricula, and information relating to professional

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Frequently Asked Questions | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions Mission and Focus Q: What exactly is OSTI? A: The Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) program within the Office of Science, the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States. Since 1947, OSTI and its early predecessors have been nationally recognized for contributions to the sharing and exchange of science information. Please see OSTI History for additional information. Q: What is OSTI's mission? A: OSTI's mission is to advance science and sustain technological creativity by making R&D findings available and useful to DOE researchers and the American people. Please see OSTI Mission. Q: Isn't OSTI the same thing as Science.gov? A: No, OSTI is not the same thing as Science.gov. Science.gov is a

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Answers to frequently asked questions about cleanup activities at Three Mile Island, Unit 2. Public information report  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The document presents answers to frequently asked questions about plans for cleanup and decontamination activities at Three Mile Island, Unit 2. Answers to the questions asked are based on information in the NRC 'Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement related to decontamination and disposal of radioactive wastes resulting from March 28, 1979, accident, Three Mile Island Nuclear Station, Unit 2,' NUREG-0683.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Southwesterns Vegetation Management Strategy  

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OK 74103-3502 OK 74103-3502 918-595-6600 www.swpa.gov Vegetation Management Program - Frequently Asked Questions Question. Why does Southwestern have to keep its transmission corridor clear of trees? Answer. Southwestern's vegetation management goals are to promote safety, provide for main- tenance access, and ensure electric system reliability. Trees or other vegetation near a trans- mission line can conduct electricity and increase the chance of unintentional contact with people and pets. If electricity flows through a tree to the ground, that tree essentially becomes "electrified," and anyone touching that tree could sustain serious injury, even death, as electricity seeks a path to ground. Additionally, as the operator of nearly 1,400 miles

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1991 Tables and Spreadsheets and Answers to Frequently Asked MECS Questions  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Tables and Spreadsheets Tables and Spreadsheets 1991 Tables and Spreadsheets Answers to Frequently Asked MECS Questions ( All tables are accessible in PDF and/or Lotus Format) Energy Consumption Q: In 1991, how much energy did manufactures consume for fuel or non-fuel purposes? A: If you would like to review national and regional statistics by SIC in physical units, please click Table A1 (part 1); for common units, please click Table A1 (part 2); and for review by manufacturing economic characteristics, such as employment and value of shipments, please click onTable A9; Table A30 or Table A33. mecs01a.xls (Table A1, Part 1) mecs01b.xls (Table A1, Part 2) mecs09.xls (Table A9) mecs30.xls (Table A30) mecs33.xls (Table A33) Q: In 1991, how much energy did manufactures consume for fuel purposes (i.e., to produce heat, power, and generate electricity)?

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Responses to Frequently Asked Questions on DOE O 232.2, Occurrence Reporting and Processing of Operations Information  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The intent of the Responses to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on DOE O 232.2 is to provide additional insights for DOE facility personnel consideration and judgment when categorizing reportable occurrences in accordance with the Occurrence Reporting Criteria contained in DOE O 232.2.

105

Frequently Asked Questions  

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What happens to my question after I submit it to this service? What happens to my question after I submit it to this service? Questions are received and filtered by the two system operators of NEWTON. Acceptable questions are assigned an appropriate category and are forwarded to the scientists that have volunteered to consider questions from that particular category. If one or more scientists address the question, it is returned to a system operator. The question and answers are returned to the person making the request and a copy is placed into an appropriate web page and posted. When may I expect an answer to my request? Our volunteer scientists respond to acceptable questions usually within a week after it is submitted; most within two days or less. Why have I not heard "anything" about the question I submitted?

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

(FAQs) (FAQs) Q: What is the Information Management Governance Council (IMGC) and how is it structured? A: The Information Management Governance Council (IMGC), formerly called the Cyber Security Governance Council (CSGC), was announced in Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman's memorandum of December 7, 2009, titled, Cyber Security Management. The Governance Council was formed to reflect the shared responsibility for cyber security, and information management writ large, among the Under Secretaries and the Chief Information Officer (CIO). The Governance Council oversees the management of the Department's Cyber Security Program and works to ensure that cyber security is aligned with Departmental missions and management principles. For the responsibilities of the

107

Frequently Asked Questions  

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Questions Questions 1. Technology Transfer 2. Patent 3. Requirements for obtaining a patent 4. Copyright 5. Public Disclosure 6. Record of Invention 7. Publishing before filing a patent 8. Policy about laboratory notebooks 9. Materials Transfer Agreement 10. Non-Disclosure Agreement 11. Open Source Software Program 12. Role of Office of Technology Commercialization and Partnerships (TCP) 13. Role of Intellectual Property Legal Group (IPLG) 14. Location of TCP/IPLG If a specific question related to commercialization or partnerships is not addressed, please contact the TCP staff members that you normally work with or Colleen Michael at 631- 344 -4919. For specific questions related to intellectual property, please contact Dorene Price at 631-

108

Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This statement signals that DOE will no longer provide funding or hands-on resources to support NTER.

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Frequently Asked Questions | DOEpatents  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Office? This collection includes only patents sponsored by DOE through a grant, contract, cooperative agreement, or similar type of funding mechanism. What are the criteria for...

110

Frequently Asked Questions  

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mountain biking, golf, rock climbing, and swimming at the highest altitude Olympic size swimming pool in the US. Santa Fe is about 35 miles away and is a big tourist attraction...

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Frequently Asked Questions  

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and sand volleyball were pretty big our year), and hiking trips. 5. Bring hiking boots (and hiking socks as well), plan to go on a couple of trips, I really enjoyed going to...

112

Bioenergy Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Advanced biofuels will help to provide benefits that are of strategic importance to the United States, including economic growth, energy security, environmental quality, and technology leadership....

113

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding DOE-STD-1195-2011, Design of Safety Significant Safety Instrumented Systems Used at DOE Non-Reactor Nuclear Facilities  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding DOE-STD-1195-2011 which provides requirements and guidance for the design, procurement, installation, testing, maintenance, operation, and quality assurance of safety instrumented systems (SIS) that may be used at Department of Energy (DOE) nonreactor nuclear facilities for safety significant (SS) functions.

114

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Question 1.2  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

patterns of energy absorbed and radiated away by the Earth system. Likewise, projections of future climate. Projecting changes in climate (i.e., long-term average weather) due to changes in atmospheric composition. There are always extremes of hot and cold, al- though their frequency and intensity change as climate changes

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Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Question 1.3  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

(see Figure 1). Much of this thermal radiation emitted by the land and ocean is ab- sorbed powers Earth's climate, radiating energy at very short wavelengths, predominately in the visible or near-visible (e.g., ul- traviolet) part of the spectrum. Roughly one-third of the solar energy that reaches

116

Frequently Asked Questions About Frogs  

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FROG FAQs. . . FROG FAQs. . . So what makes a frog a frog? Frogs and toads are amphibians, which means they live their lives both in water and on land. Typically, frogs breed and spend thier juvenile (or "larval") stage in the water, then spend some or virtually all of their adult lives on the land. Frogs and toads are distinguished from salamanders (which are also amphibians) by the fact that adults do not have a tail. Do all frogs live in the water? No. The amount of time that adults spend in the water varies enormously. Bullfrogs and green frogs, although they have lungs and breathe air, spend almost all their adult lives in the water. On the other end of the spectrum, toads and treefrogs spend the majority of their adulthood outside of water. All frogs and toads, however, must eventually come back to the

117

Coal Survey Frequently Asked Questions  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Survey FAQ Survey FAQ Available FAQ: Q. Whom do I contact if I need assistance completing a survey form? Q. Whom do I contact if I require assistance with the registration process, log-in process, instructions pertaining to JavaScript or cookies? Q. What unit of measurement should be used to calculate Btu? Q. How do I update the information that appears under Item I on IDC? Q. Under "Item II: Coal Receipts, Consumption and Stocks," can a value be negative? Q. How do I convert between short tons and metric tons? Vice Versa. Q. How do I convert between pounds to short tons? Vice Versa. Q. How do I correct a mistake on the Survey Form once I have submitted the data? Q. How do I log in if forgot my password? Q. If I accidently deleted the registration letters, how can I get my Mail ID and Code?

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Salvaging Timber: Frequently Asked Questions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

in the timber. Casualty losses can be claimed on IRS Form 4684, which is available in IRS Publication 2194, the Disaster Losses Kit. To file this form and claim a loss, a landowner needs three values: ? the fair market value before the disaster; ? the fair... if a forester?s fee is less than 15 percent of the estimated basis. Values calculated from cruise needed on IRS Form 4684: Fair market value before = the sum by product [total tons/ac x values before disaster]. Fair market value after = {the sum...

Taylor, Eric; Foster, C. Darwin

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ISO 50001 Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

ISO 50001 is a voluntary International Standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to provide organizations an internationally recognized framework to manage and...

120

General Information Frequently Asked Questions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Information Sessions Table on Mav Ave Career Fairs Cancellation/No Show Policy FAQ I don't have a resume. How can I get help? How do I upload a resume on mavjobs? I meet the qualifications listed for the job, but I can't submit my resume. Why not? I submitted my resume to an employer. Now what? I was given

Bates, Rebecca A.

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121

Frequently asked questions for partners  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

What types of homes can get a Home Energy Score? What types of homes can get a Home Energy Score? Where is the Home Energy Score offered? Who can become a Home Energy Score Partner? Why should I become a Home Energy Score Partner? What is required of Partners? Partners have to score 200 homes in the first year. When does that start/end? How do I apply to become a Partner? Can the Home Energy Scoring Tool be integrated with other software tools we already use? What are the criteria for Qualified Assessors? What does the Qualified Assessor look for during a Home Energy Score walk-through? Can the Score be customized?

122

Graduate Program Frequently Asked Questions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The details are given explicitly in the TA Manual. Salaries are determined according to your status prior to each academic year and does not change during the...

123

Frequently Asked Questions Form EIA-857  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Natural Gas Survey Forms FAQ Natural Gas Survey Forms FAQ EIA-857, "Monthly Report of Natural Gas Purchases and Deliveries to Consumers" You may always call Amy Sweeney for assistance at (202) 586-2627 or e-mail us at OOG.SURVEYS@eia.gov. Q1. How do I get a copy of the form and/or the instructions? Q2. What version of the form should I use? Q3. How do I submit the form? Q4. When is the form due? Q5. My company does not have the information required on the Form EIA-857 within 30 days after the end of the report month. Can we get an extension? Q6. Who should I inform of a change in the contact person in our company for Form EIA-857? Q7. Who should I inform if our company is sold, merged with another company, or buys another natural gas company? Q8. Why does my company always get selected to file Form EIA-857?

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Frequently Asked Questions … Certification Grace Period  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

AUGUST 17, 2010 AUGUST 17, 2010 Manufacturers and/or private labelers who have not submitted a certification report and compliance statement for the products identified in Question 1 are in violation of Federal regulations and are subject to enforcement, including civil penalties and injunctive action to prohibit distribution of covered products in commerce in the United States. You should submit the required documents immediately in order to limit potential civil penalties. The information provided below is intended to help companies understand their responsibilities under the energy efficiency/water conservation regulations, with respect to the requirement to certify compliance with the regulations. It is not intended to create or remove any rights or duties, nor is it intended to affect any other aspect of EPCA or

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Frequently Asked Questions … Certification Grace Period  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

MARCH 16, 2010 MARCH 16, 2010 Manufacturers and/or private labelers who have not submitted a certification report and compliance statement for the products identified in Question are in violation of Federal regulations and are subject to enforcement, including civil penalties and injunctive action to prohibit distribution of covered products in commerce in the United States. You should submit the required documents immediately in order to limit potential civil penalties. 1 The information provided below is intended to help companies understand their responsibilities under the energy efficiency/water conservation regulations, with respect to the requirement to certify compliance with the regulations. It is not intended to create or remove any rights or duties, nor is it intended to affect any other aspect of EPCA or

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Energy Savings Performance Contracts: Frequently Asked Questions...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

contracts (ESPCs). espcfaqs.pdf More Documents & Publications Introduction to Measurement & Verification for DOE Super ESPC Projects Introduction to Measurement and...

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BPA Transmission land acquisition frequently asked questions...  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Q's and A's Questions and answers 1. What is the PEP form I'm receiving in the mail? BPA sends the Permission to Enter Property (PEP) form to all property owners along a...

128

Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

to another federal agency)? Return To Top The NNSA Office of Human Capital Management Services will assign a converted GS equivalent grade and rate of pay to employees leaving...

129

STIP Public Access - Frequently Asked Questions | Scientific...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

the manuscript. This is comparable to the current submission process for technical reports. An accepted manuscript is the version of the article that has been accepted for...

130

Better Plants Program Frequently Asked Questions  

Energy Savers [EERE]

of almost 50 billion. Capturing these savings helps manufacturers save money, reduce air pollution, and stay competitive in global markets. Leading manufacturers are working...

131

Navy RFP Frequently Asked Questions and Answers  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

capacity resulting from the new borehole would qualify. This is because the existing capacity has not been changed or upgraded. New construction encompasses construction to...

132

Frequently Asked Questions | The Ames Laboratory  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

epsci esha fes human-resources is mfrc mpc occ-med oipa Operations purchasing safeguards-and-security scl smds techtransfer training travel Category Is one of Is all of Is...

133

Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model - Frequently Asked Questions...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

within the US Department of Energy. For more information about how OE is enhancing the security and reliability of the nation's electric grid and reducing the risk of energy...

134

Research Misconduct: Information and Frequently Asked Questions...  

Office of Science (SC) Website

limited to those who need to know."(65 FR at 76264) Q. What is the role of the DOE contracting officer under DOE research misconduct policies and procedures? The DOE contracting...

135

SULI Frequently Asked Questions | Argonne National Laboratory  

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study and you will not matriculate as a graduate student prior to completing your SRP term and (2) the time period between completing your undergraduate degree and starting...

136

California Energy Commission FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the Appliance Efficiency Program of the Energy Commission via email at: appliances@energy.state.ca.us. IS THE EFFECTIVE DATE FOR BCS'S FOR PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTS THAT UTILIZE INDUCTIVE CHARGER SYSTEMS JANUARY 1, 2017? ............................................................ 7 7. MUST THE BRANDHOLDER REGISTER THE PRODUCT & SIGN THE DECLARATION, OR CAN THIS TASK

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Building America Program - Frequently Asked Questions | Department...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

this year? Technology areas include but are not limited to: thermal enclosure, low-load HVAC, efficient water heating, automated home energy management, analysis, and program...

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Frequently Asked Questions | DOE Data Explorer  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI). Hundreds of web pages were researched in order to identify the data and other non-text information referenced in the collection...

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Presidential Permits and Export Authorizations - Frequently Asked...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

for the construction, connection, operation andor maintenance of electric transmission lines that cross the U.S. international border. What are the criteria? Two primary criteria...

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Better Plants Program Frequently Asked Questions | Department...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

of almost 50 billion. Capturing these savings helps manufacturers save money, reduce air pollution, and stay competitive in global markets. Leading manufacturers are working...

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Frequently Asked Questions | netl.doe.gov  

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Is US citizenship required? Yes. US citizenship is required for all federal vacancies. Am I eligible to apply for the All Sources, the Government-Wide, or should I apply...

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DOE Research and Development Accomplishments Frequently Asked...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

and include subjects such as chemistry, physics, materials, environmental science, geology, engineering, mathematics, climatology, oceanography, and computer science....

143

Federal Energy Management Program: Low Standby Product List Frequently  

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Low Standby Low Standby Product List Frequently Asked Questions to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Low Standby Product List Frequently Asked Questions on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Low Standby Product List Frequently Asked Questions on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Low Standby Product List Frequently Asked Questions on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Low Standby Product List Frequently Asked Questions on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Low Standby Product List Frequently Asked Questions on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Low Standby Product List Frequently Asked Questions on AddThis.com... Energy-Efficient Products Federal Requirements

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E-Print Network 3.0 - asked questions faqs Sample Search Results  

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directly... Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Question 1.3 What is the Greenhouse Effect? The ... Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Pacific Marine...

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Energy Citations Database (ECD) - Alerts Help  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Help Help Alerts Registration - Receiving Alerts - Renewing your registration Alerts Log On Changing E-mail Address ECD Alerts Contact Us Managing your Alerts - Requesting an Alert or revising an Alert request - Canceling all Alerts and your registration - Summary of your Alerts - Weekly Alert notification - Not receiving an Alert? - Excessive Alerts ECD Alerts FAQ Passwords - Password requirements - Changing your password - Forgot your password? ECD Help ECD FAQs OSTI FAQs Alerts Registration Receiving Alerts In order to receive Alerts, you must register. Enter your e-mail address, a password, and repeat the password. Passwords must meet requirements. After submitting an Alerts Registration, you will receive an e-mail indicating that your Alerts Registration has been successfully submitted

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Safety Alerts | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Alerts Safety Alerts Documents downloaded from the password-protected areas of this web site may be made available to the DOE Federal and contractor community and to the...

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HEALTH ALERT Meningococcal Meningitis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

HEALTH ALERT Prevention Meningococcal Meningitis What is Meningococcal Meningitis? Meningococcal with someone confirmed to have this disease, immediately contact the Student Health Center or go to the nearest. Students: Check past medical records and contact Student Health Center if you did not receive your last

Stanford, Kyle

148

TIMELY WARNING CAMPUS ALERT  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

TIMELY WARNING CAMPUS ALERT 13 September 2007 This communication is prepared as part of the Timely of 1990. This federal law requires a general communication to the campus community of all crimes reported. Consider carefully whether your presence at or near the Lancaster Green Apartments while unaccompanied

Hardy, Christopher R.

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Microsoft Word - Frequently_Asked_Questions_7_20_2011  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

(Updated 7/18/2011) 1 Certification Review Board (CRB) Processes for Grading Past Performance Question: Does the Certification Review Board (CRB or the Board) consider past performance when determining whether to grant or deny Federal Project Director (FPD) certification? Answer: Yes-the Board does consider past performance. An FPD's performance on his/her project(s) is one indicator of his/her ability to successfully manage future projects, especially at Levels 3 and 4 which tend to be more complicated and have a higher level of risk. Question: If I take over a failing project, does that automatically mean that my performance will be judged as inadequate? Answer: No-the Board is interested in a candidate's performance to determine if he/she made a positive

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

June 24, 2009 June 24, 2009 Obama Administration Awards More than $204 Million for State Energy Programs in 10 States Funding Will Speed Adoption of Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies June 2, 2009 Secretary Chu Announces Nearly $50 Million of Recovery Act Funding to Accelerate Deployment of Geothermal Heat Pumps Announcement follows tour of manufacturing facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana May 12, 2009 Secretary Chu, Governor Patrick Announce $25 Million for Massachusetts Wind Technology Testing Center Funding will create new jobs and accelerate development of nation's only large wind turbine blade test facility May 5, 2009 Secretary Chu Announces Nearly $800 Million from Recovery Act to Accelerate Biofuels Research and Commercialization New green jobs a benefit of effort to end dependence on foreign oil

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

November 14, 2013 November 14, 2013 Energy Department Invests Over $7 Million to Deploy Tribal Clean Energy Projects As part of the Obama Administration's commitment to strengthening partnerships with Tribal nations and building stronger, more resilient communities that are better prepared for a changing climate, the Energy Department announced nine tribal clean energy projects to receive more than $7 million. November 13, 2013 DOE Announces Webinars on Pedestrian-Friendly Nighttime Lighting, an Offshore Wind Economic Impacts Model, and More EERE's webinars address pedestrian-friendly nighttime lighting, a tool measuring the economic impacts of offshore wind, tools for designing better clean energy financing programs, and pre-engineered building envelope commissioning. November 7, 2013

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

September 11, 2013 September 11, 2013 Energy Secretary Moniz Dedicates Clean Energy Research Center, New Supercomputer NREL announces collaboration with Toyota and Army at new facility September 10, 2013 University of Maryland Wins Max Tech and Beyond Competition for Ultra-Efficient Clothes Dryer The Energy Department announced today that the University of Maryland won the second annual Max Tech and Beyond design competition for ultra-low energy use appliances and equipment for the second year in a row. The team developed a heat pump clothes dryer that is nearly 59% more efficient than a traditional electric dryer. September 9, 2013 DOE Announces Webinars on Energy Systems Advances, Hydrogen Safety Events Databases, and More EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 5, 2011 April 5, 2011 Departments of Energy and Interior Announce $26.6 Million in Funding to Develop Advanced Hydropower Technologies Washington, D.C. - U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu and U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today announced $26.6 million in funding for research and development projects to advance hydropower technology, including pumped storage hydropower. This funding is focused on development of innovative technologies that can produce power more efficiently, reduce costs and increase sustainable hydropower generation at sites not previously considered practical. April 5, 2011 Secretary Chu Announces Over $110 Million in SunShot Projects to Advance Solar Photovoltaic Manufacturing in the U.S. Solar Manufacturing Partnerships will boost American competitiveness in the

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

October 29, 2010 October 29, 2010 Statement by Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Today's Grand Opening of the Nordex Manufacturing Facility in Jonesboro, Arkansas Recovery Act investment creates jobs, helps lay the foundation for a clean energy economy October 27, 2010 Statement by Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Groundbreaking of BASF Advanced Battery Materials Plant Recovery Act Investment Will Support Job Creation, U.S. Economic Competitiveness and Advanced Vehicle Industry October 7, 2010 DOE Announces Winners of 2010 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects Are Making Government More Sustainable September 28, 2010 DOE Proposes Higher Efficiency Standards for Refrigerators New Proposed Standards for Residential Refrigerators and Freezers to Lower

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 1, 2013 July 1, 2013 Energy Department Announces Investment to Accelerate Next Generation Biofuels Following last week's rollout of President Obama's plan to cut carbon pollution, the Energy Department today announced four research and development projects to bring next generation biofuels on line faster and drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel, and jet fuels from biomass. The projects-located in Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah, and Wisconsin-represent a $13 million Energy Department investment. July 1, 2013 Energy Department Announces New Investment to Accelerate Next Generation Biofuels The Energy Department announced four research and development projects to bring next generation biofuels on line faster and drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel and jet fuels from biomass.

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

October 29, 2010 October 29, 2010 Statement by Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Today's Grand Opening of the Nordex Manufacturing Facility in Jonesboro, Arkansas Recovery Act investment creates jobs, helps lay the foundation for a clean energy economy October 27, 2010 Statement by Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Groundbreaking of BASF Advanced Battery Materials Plant Recovery Act Investment Will Support Job Creation, U.S. Economic Competitiveness and Advanced Vehicle Industry October 7, 2010 DOE Announces Winners of 2010 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects Are Making Government More Sustainable September 28, 2010 DOE Proposes Higher Efficiency Standards for Refrigerators New Proposed Standards for Residential Refrigerators and Freezers to Lower

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

August 29, 2012 August 29, 2012 Energy Department Announces New Investments to Accelerate Breakthroughs in Cost-Competitive Solar Energy Projects to Partner with One-of-their-kind Scientific User Facilities August 28, 2012 Energy Department Announces New University-Led Projects to Create More Efficient, Lower Cost Concentrating Solar Power Systems As part of the Energy Department's SunShot Initiative, Secretary Steven Chu announced today new investments to advance innovative concentrating solar power (CSP) system technologies. August 16, 2012 We Can't Wait: Obama Administration Announces New Public-Private Partnership to Support Manufacturing Innovation, Encourage Investment in America Consortium of Businesses, Universities, and Community Colleges from Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania Co-Invest with Federal Government in a

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

June 30, 2011 June 30, 2011 Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings Challenge Private sector partners, local governments commit more than $500 million and 300 million square feet to improving energy efficiency June 29, 2011 Department of Energy Announces New Partnerships to Support Manufacturing Job Training National Training and Education Resource (NTER) Offers Tools to Train Workers June 28, 2011 Department of Energy Awards Nearly $7.5 Million to Help Develop Next Generation Wind Turbines June 24, 2011 Department of Energy Announces $120 Million to Support Development of Innovative Manufacturing Processes June 23, 2011 Department of Energy Awards More Than $11 Million to Advance Innovative Geothermal Energy Technologies Washington, D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

June 24, 2009 June 24, 2009 Obama Administration Awards More than $204 Million for State Energy Programs in 10 States Funding Will Speed Adoption of Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies June 2, 2009 Secretary Chu Announces Nearly $50 Million of Recovery Act Funding to Accelerate Deployment of Geothermal Heat Pumps Announcement follows tour of manufacturing facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana May 12, 2009 Secretary Chu, Governor Patrick Announce $25 Million for Massachusetts Wind Technology Testing Center Funding will create new jobs and accelerate development of nation's only large wind turbine blade test facility May 5, 2009 Secretary Chu Announces Nearly $800 Million from Recovery Act to Accelerate Biofuels Research and Commercialization New green jobs a benefit of effort to end dependence on foreign oil

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 14, 2010 April 14, 2010 U.S. EPA, DOE Announce Changes to Bolster ENERGY STAR Program WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy today jointly announced changes to the ENERGY STAR® product certification process to ensure that only products meeting the ENERGY STAR® requirements can receive an ENERGY STAR® label. These changes accelerate steps DOE and EPA have initiated over the past several months to bolster the verification, testing and enforcement aspects of the ENERGY STAR® program. March 31, 2010 Department of Energy to Invest Nearly $18 Million for Advanced Biofuels User Facility WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. March 31, 2010 GSA Doubles the Federal Hybrid Fleet, DOE Takes the Lead in Updating to Hybrids Agencies Move to Increase Energy Security and Fuel Efficiency

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

August 29, 2012 August 29, 2012 Energy Department Announces New Investments to Accelerate Breakthroughs in Cost-Competitive Solar Energy Projects to Partner with One-of-their-kind Scientific User Facilities August 28, 2012 Energy Department Announces New University-Led Projects to Create More Efficient, Lower Cost Concentrating Solar Power Systems As part of the Energy Department's SunShot Initiative, Secretary Steven Chu announced today new investments to advance innovative concentrating solar power (CSP) system technologies. August 16, 2012 We Can't Wait: Obama Administration Announces New Public-Private Partnership to Support Manufacturing Innovation, Encourage Investment in America Consortium of Businesses, Universities, and Community Colleges from Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania Co-Invest with Federal Government in a

162

Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

October 13, 2011 October 13, 2011 Department of Energy Recognizes Winners of 2011 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards Washington, D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today applauded the winners of the 30th annual Federal Energy and Water Management Awards. These awards recognize the commitment by Federal agencies to invest in efficiency measures that save money for taxpayers, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create a stronger economy for the American people. Over the past 30 years, winners have saved almost $16 billion and an estimated 770 trillion Btu of energy. This is enough energy to provide all the energy needs of Federal government facilities for two years. October 4, 2011 Department of Energy Announces First Entry for Market- Driven High-Efficiency Commercial Air Conditioners Challenge

163

Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

March 7, 2012 March 7, 2012 President Obama Launches EV-Everywhere Challenge as Part of Energy Department's Clean Energy Grand Challenges Goal to develop electric vehicles more affordable and convenient than gas-powered vehicles for the average American family within a decade March 5, 2012 Secretary Chu Announces Winners of Student Competition to Promote Energy-Efficient Buildings As part of President Obama's all-of-the-above energy strategy, Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the winners of a competition that challenges collegiate students to develop and present real-world solutions to boost the energy efficiency of buildings across the country. March 5, 2012 Secretary Chu Announces Best Buy, Johnson Controls, Pacific Gas and Electric, and Veolia to Join National Clean Fleets Partnership

164

Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

November 14, 2013 November 14, 2013 Energy Department Invests Over $7 Million to Deploy Tribal Clean Energy Projects As part of the Obama Administration's commitment to strengthening partnerships with Tribal nations and building stronger, more resilient communities that are better prepared for a changing climate, the Energy Department announced nine tribal clean energy projects to receive more than $7 million. November 13, 2013 DOE Announces Webinars on Pedestrian-Friendly Nighttime Lighting, an Offshore Wind Economic Impacts Model, and More EERE's webinars address pedestrian-friendly nighttime lighting, a tool measuring the economic impacts of offshore wind, tools for designing better clean energy financing programs, and pre-engineered building envelope commissioning. November 7, 2013

165

Section 1222 Program Proposed Plains & Eastern Project Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Note: DOE intends to update these FAQs as more information about the proposed project and the review process becomes available.

166

Science, Service, Stewards hip Frequently Asked Questions about Marine Mammal  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and dolphins) species in the Gulf of Mexico, several have been observed swimming through oil in both coastal this and previous oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico. Are the numbers of stranded marine mammals during this oil spill Mammal Rescue and Intervention Plans in Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill What species

167

Frequently Asked Questions on Small Wind Systems | Department...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

is practical for powering your home. What are the benefits to homeowners from using wind turbines? Is wind power practical for me? Is my site right? What about legal,...

168

Frequently Asked Questions about using the New DOE Energy Savings...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

performance contracts. espcfaqs.pdf More Documents & Publications Introduction to Measurement & Verification for DOE Super ESPC Projects Introduction to Measurement and...

169

Frequently Asked Questions about the CALiPER Program  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This page addresses many of the questions manufacturers, testing laboratories, consumers, retailers, and energy efficiency program sponsors may have about the DOE SSL Commercially Available LED...

170

Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model- Frequently Asked Questions (February 2014)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This FAQ document is intended to provide helpful information on the C2M2 program within the US Department of Energy.

171

ATF Video Frame Grabber Subsystems - Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

III - Re-creating images from captured data (Q1) Using Matlab, how can I recreate an image from captured data (without using the ATF frame grabber program)? (A1) The easiest way is...

172

Priority Groundwater Management Areas: Overview and Frequently Asked Questions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, landowners can use surface water only for domes- tic and livestock purposes. Other uses such as irrigation, manufacturing, or power generation require the state?s permission through an appropriated water right, which is granted through a permit... UWCD ? 11/3/1989 23 Fort Bend Subsidence District ? 8/28/1989 24 Sandy Land UWCD ? 11/7/1989 25 Saratoga UWCD ? 11/7/1989 26 Bandera County RA & GWD ? 11/7/1989 27 Live Oak UWCD ? 11/7/1989 28 Mesa UWCD ? 1/20/1990 29 Salt Fork UWCD ? 5/5/1990 30...

Silvy, Valeen; Lesikar, Bruce J.; Persyn, Russell A.

2008-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

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H2FIRST Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

vehicle (FCEV) customers have a positive fueling experience similar to conventional gasolinediesel stations as vehicles are introduced (2015-2017) and transition to advanced...

174

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 Frequently Asked Questions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

savings through the Hope Tax Credit and Lifetime Learning Tax Credit and the Student Loan Interest is an additional tax credit available to help you offset the costs of higher education by reducing the amount of your income tax. The new credit modified the Hope credit for tax years 2009 and 2010. The credit has

Cui, Yan

175

University of Minnesota Energy Production Frequently Asked Questions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. All remaining electricity needs are purchased from Xcel energy. What is the primary fuel burned met our FY 2010 goal to reduce energy consumption by 5%. This translates into saving more than $2 measures can reduce energy consumption while maintaining or improving a building's performance. A typical

Gulliver, Robert

176

FOIA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

The FOIA was enacted by Congress and signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1966. Since that time, Congress has regularly updated the original statute through...

177

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - U.S. Energy Information Administra...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

most coal? What are the different coal prices published by EIA? What is the average heat content of U.S. coal? What types and amounts of energy are produced in each state? Which...

178

Frequently Asked Questions About the Technology Demonstration GATEWAY Program  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This page addresses many of the questions about the DOE Solid-State Lighting Technology Demonstration GATEWAY program raised by potential eligible participants, such as manufacturers, demonstration...

179

ATF Video Frame Grabber Subsystems - Frequently Asked Questions  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

eofg.private.atf.net, videofg2.private.atf.net Video type : Analog, RS-170 Hardware manufacturer: Imaging Technology, Inc. Model : IM-PCI (PCI card) Digitization : 8-bit (fixed)...

180

Frequently Asked Questions about the Office of Energy Efficiency...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

contains gas mileage (MPG), fuel cost, greenhouse gas emissions, energy impact score, air pollution ratings, and safety information for new and used cars and trucks, including...

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181

Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 1, 2013 July 1, 2013 Energy Department Announces Investment to Accelerate Next Generation Biofuels Following last week's rollout of President Obama's plan to cut carbon pollution, the Energy Department today announced four research and development projects to bring next generation biofuels on line faster and drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel, and jet fuels from biomass. The projects-located in Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah, and Wisconsin-represent a $13 million Energy Department investment. July 1, 2013 Energy Department Announces New Investment to Accelerate Next Generation Biofuels The Energy Department announced four research and development projects to bring next generation biofuels on line faster and drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel and jet fuels from biomass.

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 5, 2011 April 5, 2011 Departments of Energy and Interior Announce $26.6 Million in Funding to Develop Advanced Hydropower Technologies Washington, D.C. - U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu and U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today announced $26.6 million in funding for research and development projects to advance hydropower technology, including pumped storage hydropower. This funding is focused on development of innovative technologies that can produce power more efficiently, reduce costs and increase sustainable hydropower generation at sites not previously considered practical. April 5, 2011 Secretary Chu Announces Over $110 Million in SunShot Projects to Advance Solar Photovoltaic Manufacturing in the U.S. Solar Manufacturing Partnerships will boost American competitiveness in the

183

Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

March 7, 2012 March 7, 2012 President Obama Launches EV-Everywhere Challenge as Part of Energy Department's Clean Energy Grand Challenges Goal to develop electric vehicles more affordable and convenient than gas-powered vehicles for the average American family within a decade March 5, 2012 Secretary Chu Announces Winners of Student Competition to Promote Energy-Efficient Buildings As part of President Obama's all-of-the-above energy strategy, Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the winners of a competition that challenges collegiate students to develop and present real-world solutions to boost the energy efficiency of buildings across the country. March 5, 2012 Secretary Chu Announces Best Buy, Johnson Controls, Pacific Gas and Electric, and Veolia to Join National Clean Fleets Partnership

184

CBR Fermenter Suite Frequently asked questions: Updated Jun 2011  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, and antifoam/label). Water/drain system and centralized gas station (N2, O2, and air) provide cooling water equipment is available? Our suite has Pichia Station Bacterial Station F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 F7 Vessel size and gas to individual fermenters in need. For Pichia fermentation, additional two pumps (one for methanol

Strynadka, Natalie

185

Energy Citations Database (ECD) - Alerts Log On  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Log On You must Log On to use the ECD Alerts. Alerts provide users with e-mail notification of updates to the ECD in specific areas of interest. If you wish to receive an Alert and...

186

Energy Citations Database (ECD) - Alerts Log On  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

ECD Alerts Log On Alerts provide users with e-mail notification of updates to the ECD in specific areas of interest. If you wish to receive an Alert and are not registered, please...

187

Email Alerts - DOE Directives, Delegations, and Requirements  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Email Alerts by Diane Johnson Use this form to subscribeunsubscribe to email alerts. Please select the type of email alert that you would like to receive. Your Name Please enter...

188

Army Asks NAS Review  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Army Asks NAS Review ... The Army has asked the National Academy of Sciences to review the military's controversial plan to ship obsolete CBW agents across the country from Colorado to New Jersey and thence to a burial ground in the sea. ...

1969-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

189

Telecommunications Emergency Alert System Speakers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Telecommunications Emergency Alert System Speakers 1. Fax completed form to 979.847.1111. 2. If you apply.) Desired Completion Date Departmental Approval Signature Date Telecommunications Office Use Only

190

What to Ask  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Below are some helpful questions for lighting designers and specifiers to ask when evaluating LED lighting products. Also be sure to look for products that are registered with LED Lighting Facts.

191

Science Open Access Journals - Alerts Help  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

SOAJ Alerts Fast Facts SOAJ Alerts Fast Facts You can easily create an alert right from the results page. Alerts run automatically, based on the schedule you choose. New relevantly ranked results are automatically sent to you through email or an individual or shared RSS/ATOM feed. There is no limit to the number of alerts you can create. Up to 6 previous sets of alert results may be accessed, with permanent links to the sources where possible. Selected results can be emailed, printed, or downloaded into a citation manager such as EndNote, RefWorks or Bib Tex. Alerts Help Alerts will make your recurring searches even easier by automating your search and sending you the results on a regular basis. To receive alerts on your topic(s) of interest, simply create an Alerts account, specify your

192

Information Bridge: DOE Scientific and Technical Information - Alerts  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Help Help Alerts Registration - Receiving Alerts - Renewing your registration Alerts Log On Changing E-mail Address IB Alerts Comments Managing your Alerts - Requesting an Alert or revising an Alert request - Canceling all Alerts and your registration - Summary of your Alerts - Weekly Alert notification - Not receiving an Alert? - Excessive Alerts IB Alerts FAQ Passwords - Password requirements - Changing your password - Forgot your password? IB Help IB FAQs OSTI FAQs Alerts Registration Receiving Alerts In order to receive Alerts, you must register. Enter your e-mail address, a password, and repeat the password. Passwords must meet requirements. After submitting an Alerts Registration, you will receive an e-mail indicating that your Alerts Registration has been successfully submitted

193

Energy Citations Database (ECD) - Alerts Registration  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Registration Registration To be able to receive alerts from the ECD, please fill in and submit an Alerts Registration. Please note that passwords expire 6 months after registration. At this time you will be required to change your password in order to continue to receive Alert notification(s). After submitting an Alerts Registration, you will receive an e-mail indicating that the Alerts Registration has been successfully submitted and received. This e-mail will also provide instructions for confirming your e-mail address. After you have confirmed your e-mail address, you will be able to make an Alert Request. If you have previously registered, you may Log On. Please remember your E-mail Address and Password for future use. E-mail Address Password** Repeat Password** Submit Registration Clear Registration

194

Frequently Requested Documents  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Frequently Requested Documents Frequently Requested Documents Frequently Requested Documents This is an index of frequently requested documents provided by the Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office. You must use the Adobe Acrobat file reader to read the files. If you do not have the reader you can download it free from http://get.adobe.com/reader/. FOIA Requests Received by DOE-ID in 2013 (pdf) April - ID-2013-00854 AMWTP - Charcoal filter breakdown in PAPRs - 600 KB Adobe Acrobat Icon Employee Concern - 135 KB Adobe Acrobat Icon All Hands Feedback - 63 KB Adobe Acrobat Icon AMWTP Employee Concern Ltr 1 - 70 KB Adobe Acrobat Icon RE: Please contact - ITG, about the EC interview (by B&W) - 43 KB Adobe Acrobat Icon RE: Please contact - ITG, about the EC interview (by B&W) - 69 KB Adobe Acrobat Icon

195

Forty Most Asked Questions Concerning CEQ's National Environmental Policy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Forty Most Asked Questions Concerning CEQ's National Environmental Forty Most Asked Questions Concerning CEQ's National Environmental Policy Act Regulations Forty Most Asked Questions Concerning CEQ's National Environmental Policy Act Regulations The Council on Environmental Quality, as part of its oversight of implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act, held meetings in the ten Federal regions with Federal, State, and local officials to discuss administration of the implementing regulations. The forty most asked questions were compiled in a memorandum to agencies for the information of relevant officials. G-CEQ-40Questions.pdf More Documents & Publications "Frequently Asked Questions" on the Department of Energy's NEPA Regulations Guidance Regarding NEPA Regulations Policy and Procedures for the Review of Federal Actions Impacting the

196

E-print Network Alerts Help -- Energy, science, and technology for the  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Alerts Help Alerts Help Alerts will make your recurring searches even easier by automating your search and sending you the results on a regular basis. To receive alerts on your topic(s) of interest, simply create an Alerts account, specify your alert parameters and check your email. For additional information, please choose from one of the below help topics. Alerts Help Topics: Creating an Alerts account Alerts Homepage Create an alert Creating an alert from your search Receiving alerts Viewing alerts Selecting printing, emailing, and exporting alerts Storing alerts Modifying alerts Deleting an alert Alerts Search Tips E-print Network Alerts Fast Facts You can easily create an alert right from the results page. Alerts run automatically, based on the schedule you choose. New relevantly ranked results are automatically sent to you through

197

SFU Library Ask. Explore. Discover.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

SFU Library Ask. Explore. Discover. SFU Library Annual Report 2007-08 #12;SFU Library Annual Report..................................................................................................... 8 WAC BENNETT LIBRARY................................................................................... 9 SAMUEL AND FRANCES BELZBERG LIBRARY............................................... 10 FRASER

198

E-print Network Alert Service  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

E-print Web Log E-print Web Log alert image About Search Browse by Discipline Find Scientific Societies Receive E-print Alerts Contact Us Help Home Site Map OSTI DOE Welcome to E-print Alerts! This feature can be used to automatically keep abreast of the latest e-prints posted on ArXiv databases as well as a number of other science and engineering databases and Web sites, based on a search profile you submit to us. You can even receive new postings from a number of sites by submitting a single profile based on your specific area of interest. The Service is free, and you can create as many profiles as you wish. Simply register for the Service and create your search strategies for your profiles. This will be run against all selected databases and Web sites, and you will receive a weekly Alert via e-mail with the results of your automatic profile search.

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PNNL: EDO - SBIR Alerting Service Archive  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

SBIR Alerting Service Back Issues SBIR Alerting Service Back Issues NOTICE - This service has been discontinued, effective October 1, 2013. Federal R&D funding is available through the Small Business Innovative Research and Small Business Technology Research (SBIR/STTR) Programs. The SBIR/STTR Alerting Service was a free service that provided bi-weekly notification of SBIR and STTR solicitation announcements, news and information, and Internet resources relevant to the SBIR/STTR programs. This service was provided by the Economic Development Office of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). To receive tips on SBIR/STTR proposals and project execution from the Greenwood Consulting Group, send an email to: gail-jim@g-jgreenwood.com with "subscribe" in the subject line.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alert augmented learning Sample Search...  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Meeting MINUTES JAN. 12, 2006 8:15 AM Summary: . Academic Alert System Update A. Gillman provided the following update on the Academic Alert System... : Academic Alert...

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201

INL Voluntary Protection Program's Frequently Requested Tools  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Employee Involvement Programs: Passports Laboratory Employee Safety Team (LEST) Charter INL Team Talk Example Safe Living Example Safe-T-Alert Example Union VPP Endorsement School...

202

Ask the Expert: Energy Savings Performance Contracting | Department...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Ask the Expert: Energy Savings Performance Contracting Ask the Expert: Energy Savings Performance Contracting Ask the Expert: Energy Savings Performance Contracting Ask The Expert...

203

Frequently Asked Questions about using the New DOE Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs)  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

new 12-month suggested milestone timeline is the result of a streamlined approach new 12-month suggested milestone timeline is the result of a streamlined approach and best-practices principles for each phase of the ESPC award process. Agencies can use the 12-month timeline tool as a template for planning, scheduling and tracking their activities during the award process. Finally, FEMP is continually reviewing the IDIQ contract, the FEMP-provided contract documents and templates, and ESPC training materials to make changes that will allow projects to be awarded as efficiently as possible. How should agencies select an ESCO for an ESPC project? The agency procurement official needs to review H.3 of the IDIQ contract titled

204

Frequently Asked Questions about using the New DOE Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs)  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

new 12-month suggested milestone timeline is the result of a streamlined approach new 12-month suggested milestone timeline is the result of a streamlined approach and best-practices principles for each phase of the ESPC award process. Agencies can use the 12-month timeline tool as a template for planning, scheduling and tracking their activities during the award process. Finally, FEMP is continually reviewing the IDIQ contract, the FEMP-provided contract documents and templates, and ESPC training materials to make changes that will allow projects to be awarded as efficiently as possible. How should agencies select an ESCO for an ESPC project? The agency procurement official needs to review H.3 of the IDIQ contract titled

205

Frequently Asked Questions on the Department of Energy's National Environmental Policy Act Regulations  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

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Frequently Asked Questions on Filing EISs with EPA's Office of Federal Activities  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This letter from the Director of the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Federal Activities addresses common questions related to the timing for filing EISs.

207

Frequently Asked Questions | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

and must have established a defined graduate thesis project and graduate thesis advisor. Applicants must provide official proof that they have successfully completed the...

208

Home Soil Testing-Frequently asked questions How quickly will I get my results?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

both conventional (chemical) and organic fertilizer recommendations. It also includes soil pH, organic class analysis, we need 2 cups of soil. If you are testing compost, we need 4-6 cups of soil. #12;Can I

New Hampshire, University of

209

Frequently Asked Questions about Polonium 210 What is Polonium 210 (Po-210)?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

is a radioactive material that occurs in nature at very low levels. Po-210 results from the natural radioactive Po-210 is a radioactive material that occurs in nature at very low levels. It is found naturally effects. Your skin or a piece of paper is enough to stop the radiation emitted by Po-210. What are common

210

Frequently Asked Questions About the Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This page addresses many of the questions about the Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium.

211

Ten Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About Wind Energy Grid Integration  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

First presented to the Kansas State Legislature in 2008, these slides present 10 questions and answers regarding basic wind power issues including technology, transmission, and integration.

212

Frequently Asked Questions (revised May 1, 2012) How do I interpret the STAR value?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to youth helmets? No, it is not safe to extrapolate the findings to youth football helmets. The STAR

Lu, Chang

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EIA Form-826 and EIA Form-861 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs...  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

green attributes on line 1? No you need to provide a reasonable estimate of the cost of energy plus green attribute based on the best data you have available. Our customers...

214

C3Bio.org - Knowledge Base: Members & Groups: Frequently Asked...  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

between public, restricted, and private groups? How do I make a public group private? And vice-versa? How are groups managed? Who can see resourceswiki pagesdiscussions...

215

Frequently Asked Questions for DOE FY 2011 For-Profit Audit Guidance  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

for DOE FY 2011 For-Profit Audit Guidance for DOE FY 2011 For-Profit Audit Guidance June 2012 Questions Relating to Subrecipient Audit Requirements: Question # 1: We wanted to confirm our understanding based on a review of the Policy Flash 2012-39. If a for-profit subrecipient has expended DOE funding from a local University (i.e. funding not received directly from DOE), our understanding is that the subrecipient would not be subject to the DOE For-Profit audit requirement (DOE Audit Guide). Response # 1: This is correct. Subrecipients are not required to have 10 CFR 600.316 audits. That is, only direct awards from DOE are subject to the DOE Audit Guide and it does not apply to subawards. Question # 2: Consider the following example: XYZ For-Profit Entity has three DOE awards with

216

BECAUSE YOU ASKED June 2010  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

BECAUSE YOU ASKED ENTRIES June 2010 BECAUSE YOU ASKED ENTRIES June 2010 Q: What do I need to know about Telephone Security? A: The first rule - classified information must never be discussed over unsecured (unencrypted) telephones. Attempts to "talk around" classified information by using personally devised code words, references, paraphrasing, etc. is strictly prohibited. When using telephones approved for classified discussions, either a STU or STE, remember to do the following: - ensure the person on the other end has the appropriate access authorization (clearance) and the need-to-know, - make sure that the classified portion of your conversation is not overheard by uncleared personnel in your office or the immediate area, - remember, most offices are not soundproof, and voices tend to carry into adjacent

217

Information Bridge: DOE Scientific and Technical Information - Alerts  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Alerts Registration Alerts Registration To be able to receive alerts from the Information Bridge:DOE Scientific and Technical Information, please fill in and submit an Alerts Registration. Please note that passwords expire 6 months after registration. At this time you will be required to change your password in order to continue to receive Alert notification(s). After submitting an Alerts Registration, you will receive an e-mail indicating that the Alerts Registration has been successfully submitted and received. This e-mail will also provide instructions for confirming your e-mail address. After you have confirmed your e-mail address, you will be able to make an Alert Request. If you have previously registered, you may Log On. Please remember your E-mail Address and Password for future use.

218

Telecommunications Emergency Alert System (EAS) Radio  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Telecommunications Emergency Alert System (EAS) Radio 1. Send completed form to Mail Stop will be charged for a replacement. If the radio malfunctions, please contact Telecommunications. Texas A Departmental Approval Signature Date Service Date Desired Telecommunications Office Use Only Service Due Date

219

Classification of intrusion detection alerts using abstaining classifiers  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Intrusion Detection Systems have been observed to trigger an abundance of false positives, that is alerts not reporting security problems. Assuming that in real installations most of the alerts are reviewed by human security analysts in a timely manner, ... Keywords: Intrusion detection, abstaining classifiers, alert classification, false positives

Tadeusz Pietraszek

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MANAGEMENT ALERT Remediation of Selected Transuranic Waste Drums...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

MANAGEMENT ALERT Remediation of Selected Transuranic Waste Drums at Los Alamos National Laboratory - Potential Impact on the Shutdown of the Department's Waste Isolation Plant DOE...

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221

ask queries | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

16 May, 2013 - 14:22 Multicolor Maps from Compound Queries ask queries compound queries developer Google maps maps multicolor result formats results Semantic Mediawiki Hi all,...

222

Ask the Expert - Energy Savings Performance Contracting  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Ask the Expert session for state and local grantees on Energy Savings Performance Contracting. Here are some tips before we get started. The session will be recorded. All...

223

Crime Alert: Theft of Cell Phone near Campus On November 8th, at about 4:00 pm, a student was walking on Blaine St, near Canyon Crest Drive  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Crime Alert: Theft of Cell Phone near Campus On November 8th, at about 4:00 pm, a student was walking on Blaine St, near Canyon Crest Drive listening to his iPhone on a pair of headphones. A subject approached him, asked to use his iPhone and when the victim refused, the suspect grabbed the phone and ran

224

Frequent-Interval Seismic CPTu  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Frequent-Interval Seismic CPTu D. Bruce Nothdurft, MSCE, PE, PG SRS Geotechnical Engineering Department Savannah River Nuclear Solutions Alec V. McGillivray, PhD, PE Geotechnical Consultant Brent J. Gutierrez, PhD, PE NPH Engineering Manager, DOE-SR

225

You Asked, Chu Answered | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

You Asked, Chu Answered You Asked, Chu Answered You Asked, Chu Answered October 13, 2010 - 4:57pm Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Last week Secretary Chu invited you to submit your questions on home energy efficiency and the response was tremendous. We sifted through your questions and recently discussed many of them with the Secretary. Here are the resources that the Secretary referenced during the discussion: Home Energy Saver Audit Energy Star Appliances Solar Water Heater Assessment While the Secretary covered a lot of ground during the course of our discussion there were some thoughtful questions that we didn't have a chance to ask, so we decided to ask the experts at Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to weigh in. You can check out their responses below.

226

Application of Security Ontology to Context-Aware Alert Analysis  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

With rapid development of computer networks, users need a new solution for network security management, aiming at integration. This paper focuses on context-aware alert analysis, which is one of its key functionalities. A practical and efficient approach ... Keywords: network security management, context-aware alert analysis, security ontology

Hui Xu; Debao Xiao; Zheng Wu

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

Frequent-Interval Seismic CPTu  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Frequent-Interval Frequent-Interval Seismic CPTu D. Bruce Nothdurft, MSCE, PE, PG SRS Geotechnical Engineering Department Savannah River Nuclear Solutions Alec V. McGillivray, PhD, PE Geotechnical Consultant Brent J. Gutierrez, PhD, PE NPH Engineering Manager, DOE-SR Motivation  The seismic piezocone penetration test (SCPTu) utilized at SRS because it provides rapid and thorough site characterization.  Evaluation of non-linear soil behavior...  detailed stratigraphy  small-strain velocity measurements  large-strain non-seismic measurements  Depth scale disparity  large-strain non-seismic measurements nearly continuous with depth  small-strain velocity measurements over 1 m depth intervals. 2 October 25-26, 2011 DOE NPH Conference

228

Alert Service Sends International Research to Public Desktops | OSTI, US  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Alert Service Sends International Research to Public Desktops Alert Service Sends International Research to Public Desktops NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Cathey Daniels, (865) 576-9539 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2006 Alert Service Sends International Research to Public Desktops Oak Ridge, TN - Citizens can set up a free e-mail alert account and receive information on a wide variety of energy-related research through a new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) developed service. Users can target information of interest, and then choose whether to receive updates on a weekly, biweekly, monthly, quarterly or annual basis. Registration is required. The alert service can be accessed through ETDEWEB or Energy Technology Data Exchange World Energy Base. Information is available from 16 ETDE member countries plus other international partners, including research on energy

229

Management Alert: IG-0864 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

IG-0864 IG-0864 Management Alert: IG-0864 May 17, 2012 Extended Assignments at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Princeton University operates the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (Princeton) under a contract with the Department of Energy's Office of Science. Princeton works with partners around the world to develop fusion as an energy source. The Laboratory's annual operating costs are about $80 million, all of which is reimbursed by the Department. On May 8, 2012, we issued a separate contract audit report on Audit Coverage of Cost Allowability for Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory during Fiscal Years 2009-2010 under Department of Energy Contract Numbers DE-AC02-76CH03073 and DE-AC02-09CH11466 (OAS-V-12-06, May 2012). One of the objectives of that audit was to determine whether questioned costs and

230

Management Alert: IG-0864 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

IG-0864 IG-0864 Management Alert: IG-0864 May 17, 2012 Extended Assignments at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Princeton University operates the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (Princeton) under a contract with the Department of Energy's Office of Science. Princeton works with partners around the world to develop fusion as an energy source. The Laboratory's annual operating costs are about $80 million, all of which is reimbursed by the Department. On May 8, 2012, we issued a separate contract audit report on Audit Coverage of Cost Allowability for Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory during Fiscal Years 2009-2010 under Department of Energy Contract Numbers DE-AC02-76CH03073 and DE-AC02-09CH11466 (OAS-V-12-06, May 2012). One of the objectives of that audit was to determine whether questioned costs and

231

Management Alert: IG-0871 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

IG-0871 IG-0871 Management Alert: IG-0871 October 3, 2012 The 2020 Vision One System Proposal for Commissioning and Startup of the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant The Department of Energy (Department) is considering a proposal known as the 2020 Vision One System (2020 Vision) that would implement a phased approach to commissioning the $12.2 billion Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) including making the Low-Activity Waste (LAW) facility operational approximately 15 months before commissioning the remainder of the project. Although the implementation of the phased approach offers potential benefits, early operation of the LAW facility presents significant cost, technological and permitting risks that could adversely affect the overall success of the Office of the River Protection

232

Commercial Mobile Alerting System (CMAS) CMAS is the system interface to the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) service that wireless carriers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Commercial Mobile Alerting System (CMAS) CMAS is the system interface to the Wireless Emergency Presidential, AMBER, and Imminent Threat alerts to mobile phones using cell broadcast technology mobile devices with CMAS/WEA capability included. While not all handsets now on the market are capable

Meyers, Steven D.

233

Alert! Industry and Academia - The Energy Department Seeks Your Novel  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Alert! Industry and Academia - The Energy Department Seeks Your Alert! Industry and Academia - The Energy Department Seeks Your Novel Ideas for Advanced Energy Systems Alert! Industry and Academia - The Energy Department Seeks Your Novel Ideas for Advanced Energy Systems January 7, 2014 - 12:37pm Addthis Alert! Industry and Academia — The Energy Department Seeks Your Novel Ideas for Advanced Energy Systems Do you care about power and our environment? Are you buzzing with innovative ideas? If so, the Energy Department wants to hear your new and creative concepts for improving the cost and performance of power or industrial systems that depend on fossil energy. Please note that this is a request for information (RFI) only; it is NOT a request for proposals. Your response may be used to guide the planned funding opportunity announcement (FOA) that will be issued at a later date

234

Alert! Industry and Academia - The Energy Department Seeks Your Novel  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Alert! Industry and Academia - The Energy Department Seeks Your Alert! Industry and Academia - The Energy Department Seeks Your Novel Ideas for Advanced Energy Systems Alert! Industry and Academia - The Energy Department Seeks Your Novel Ideas for Advanced Energy Systems January 7, 2014 - 12:37pm Addthis Alert! Industry and Academia — The Energy Department Seeks Your Novel Ideas for Advanced Energy Systems Do you care about power and our environment? Are you buzzing with innovative ideas? If so, the Energy Department wants to hear your new and creative concepts for improving the cost and performance of power or industrial systems that depend on fossil energy. Please note that this is a request for information (RFI) only; it is NOT a request for proposals. Your response may be used to guide the planned funding opportunity announcement (FOA) that will be issued at a later date

235

Earthquake Alerting in California Prof. of Engineering Seismology  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Alerting ... a different kind of prediction · What if earthquakes were really slow, like the weather? · We plan · Develop standards and performance metrics · Add staff for support and operation · Build computer

Greer, Julia R.

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Register for Fossil Energy NewsAlerts | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

of the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy. Each time we update our web site in your area of interest, we will send you a brief e-mail alerting you to the new...

237

EVALUATION RESULT OF THE ALERT-2 RURAL INTERSECTION  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

.8Wh Battery Capacity 67Wh 1248Wh Days of Storage Without Charge 7 days 45 days Solar Panel 14W 20W energy source (solar and/or wind) · Utilize LED blinker signs #12;Lismore/Lakewood Rd Intersection #12;Battery Power ALERT-1 ALERT-2 Average Daily Power Demand 26Wh 36Wh Battery Capacity 106Wh 2,688Wh Days

Minnesota, University of

238

EERE News: EERE Progress Alerts http://www1.eere.energy.gov/news/progress_alerts/progress_alert.asp... 1 of 1 4/3/07 12:29 PM  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

EERE News: EERE Progress Alerts http://www1.eere.energy.gov/news/progress_alerts/progress_alert.asp... 1 of 1 4/3/07 12:29 PM Search Help More Search Options EERE Information Center Printable Version New Industrial Technologies Program within EERE, are run by 26 universities and provide no-cost energy

Hochberg, Michael

239

NASA Asks Scientists For Voyager Proposals  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

NASA Asks Scientists For Voyager Proposals ... The primary objective of the mission, NASA says, is to obtain fundamental information about Mars, including the physics and chemistry of the planet body, surface, and atmosphere, with special emphasis on investigations relevant to possible Martian biology. ... NASA says that preliminary proposals should be submitted by Aug. 1, 1965. ...

1965-06-21T23:59:59.000Z

240

BOMB THREAT CHECKLIST QUESTIONS TO ASK  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

BOMB THREAT CHECKLIST QUESTIONS TO ASK: 1. When is the bomb going to explode? 2. Where is it right ___Clearing Throat ___Laughter ___Deep Breathing __Crying ___Cracking voice __Normal ___Disguised THREAT __Foul ___Taped __Message read by threat maker __Irrational If voice is familiar, who did it sound like

Cui, Yan

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241

NAPA Collaboration Project: Worker Dialogue to Improve Worker Health, Safety and Security - Worker Dialogue Frequently Asked Questions and Registration Data  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

k k Health, Safety and Security . Department of Energy s fety, and Security (HSS) is part duct a g An ome of the Worker Dialogue s DOE partnering with them for this Dialogue? ublic Administration ional leaders ges. As the home of The Collaboration Project, the National Academy in online Dialogues, which are similar to onli this discussion. National Academy ns who work at demy will be viewed as an tcome or result of this dialogue? o harness the "wisdom of the crowd" and provide the HSS leadership s and feedback to inform recommendations for policy changes within y will issue a report from our Panel of Fellows that contains lessons ns on rograms cts that such a report will be highly informative and consequential commendati m other forums, like the HSS Focus Group, where worker es have already been reported? orums have been benefic lishing working relationships between HSS and union leadership,

242

Getting Started: What to Ask the Developer  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

GETTING STARTED: WHAT TO ASK THE DEVELOPER? GETTING STARTED: WHAT TO ASK THE DEVELOPER? Below is a list of preliminary questions to think about when approached by a developer or technology representative for developing clean energy resources on tribal lands. For more assistance, contact the DOE Office of Indian Energy at indianenergy@hq.doe.gov. Resources: * Which resources have been identified as being available? * What data was used to identify the resources? * Has the development of all available resources been evaluated separately as well as optimally combined with others? * What is the effective resource capacity? Development: * What is the proposed scale (MW capacity) for the project? * How will construction be accomplished? * How long will development and construction to commercial operation date (COD) take?

243

health reform mattersTM alert ATTORNEY ADVERTISINGropesgray.com  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

health reform mattersTM alert ATTORNEY ADVERTISINGropesgray.com On March 23, President Obama signed is tracking the myriad other developments of the new health reform law. You can find a wide range of related material, including enacting language, implementing documents, and analysis through the Health Reform

Chapman, Michael S.

244

Technical Implementation Plan for the ShakeAlert Production System--An Earthquake Early Warning  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Technical Implementation Plan for the ShakeAlert Production System--An Earthquake Early Warning.scec.org/terashake). #12;Technical Implementation Plan for the ShakeAlert Production System--An Earthquake Early Warning for the ShakeAlert production system--An Earthquake Early Warning system for the West Coast of the United States

Allen, Richard M.

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Science.gov Alerts Help Track Latest Science Information | OSTI, US Dept of  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Alerts Help Track Latest Science Information Alerts Help Track Latest Science Information NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Cathey Daniels, (865) 576-9539 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2006 Science.gov Alerts Help Track Latest Science Information Oak Ridge, TN - The Science.gov Alert Service has been updated to take advantage of the new Science.gov 3.0 query capabilities. The Alert Service tracks the latest information on your science topics of interest and delivers that information to your desktop e-mail each Monday. The Alert Service is free, and registration is available at the Science.gov home page. New Science.gov query capabilities allow you to better define your search terms by using phrases, date ranges and more. Once you have defined your search terms and set your alert, Science.gov will do your searching for you

246

New approaches to weighted frequent pattern mining  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Researchers have proposed frequent pattern mining algorithms that are more efficient than previous algorithms and generate fewer but more important patterns. Many techniques such as depth first/breadth first search, use of tree/other data structures...

Yun, Unil

2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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ADVISORY ALERT: Dekker, Ltd. Digital Signature - PARS II Reporting  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

ADVISORY ALERT: Dekker, Ltd. Digital Signature - PARS II Reporting ADVISORY ALERT: Dekker, Ltd. Digital Signature - PARS II Reporting As you know, to run reports in the PARS II, users must install an active X control to their workstations. The FIRST TIME a user attempts to run a report after installing the Active X control, a Security Warning will appear stating: That warning appears because, although the digital signature is valid, the digital signature is from a publisher (in this case Dekker, Ltd.) whom you have not yet chosen to trust. The following steps instruct you how to clear the security warning so that you may continue working with PARS II reports. Please note: Once you complete the process of accepting the Dekker, LTd. digital signature, this warning will not re-appear. This process must be done ONCE to "inform" your PC that Dekker, LTd. is an

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Frequently Requested Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Freedom of Information Act » Documents Freedom of Information Act » Documents » Frequently Requested Documents Frequently Requested Documents This is an index of frequently requested documents provided by the Department of Energy Headquarters and Field Organizations. Headquarters (HQ) DOE Corporate Overview - 2012 FOIA Requests Received by DOE HQ in 2008 FOIA Requests Received by DOE HQ in 2009 FOIA Responses Processed by DOE HQ in 2009 DOE Transition Documents - 2008 Modifications 001 thru 085 to DOE Contract #DEAC13-02GJ79491 DOE Contract #DEAC13-02GJ79491 Freedom of Information & Privacy Act Group - Enron Documents Sylvania Corporation, Hicksville, NY and Bayside, NY - Additional Sylvania Corporation, Hicksville, NY and Bayside, NY documents Secretary of Energy's Recusal Memorandum for the Secretary on the Determination to Grant a Limited

249

Council on Environmental Quality - Forty Most Asked Questions...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

-FortyMostAskedQuestionsConcerningCEQ%27sNEPARegulations&oldid790920" Categories: References Geothermal References Solar References Utilities References Bulk Transmission...

250

#AskEnergySaver: Home Heating | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

your AskEnergySaver questions on home heating. | Image courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Allison Lantero Allison Lantero Digital Content Specialist, Office of...

251

Management Alert - Extended Assignments at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Extended Assignments at Princeton Extended Assignments at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory DOE/IG-0864 May 2012 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 May 17, 2012 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Management Alert on "Extended Assignments at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory" BACKGROUND Princeton University operates the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (Princeton) under a contract with the Department of Energy's Office of Science. Princeton works with partners around the world to develop fusion as an energy source. The Laboratory's annual operating costs

252

Ask Your Energy Innovation Hub Questions | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Ask Your Energy Innovation Hub Questions Ask Your Energy Innovation Hub Questions Ask Your Energy Innovation Hub Questions April 22, 2013 - 4:57pm Q&A Want to know what the Energy Innovation Hubs are working on? Ask Us Addthis Ask Your Energy Innovation Hub Questions April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Tomorrow, energy experts will join policymakers on Capitol Hill to discuss the important work going on at Energy Innovation Hubs across the country. These facilities, which were created in 2010, are integrated research centers that combine basic and applied research with engineering to accelerate scientific discovery in critical energy issue areas. The Hubs are made up of teams of the best researchers and engineers in the United States - all working together to achieve major national energy goals.

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Ask Your Energy Innovation Hub Questions | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Ask Your Energy Innovation Hub Questions Ask Your Energy Innovation Hub Questions Ask Your Energy Innovation Hub Questions April 22, 2013 - 4:57pm Q&A Want to know what the Energy Innovation Hubs are working on? Ask Us Addthis Ask Your Energy Innovation Hub Questions April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Tomorrow, energy experts will join policymakers on Capitol Hill to discuss the important work going on at Energy Innovation Hubs across the country. These facilities, which were created in 2010, are integrated research centers that combine basic and applied research with engineering to accelerate scientific discovery in critical energy issue areas. The Hubs are made up of teams of the best researchers and engineers in the United States - all working together to achieve major national energy goals.

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Design and implementation of a marine animal alert system to support Marine Renewable Energy  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Power extracted from fast moving tidal currents has been identified as a potential commercial-scale source of renewable energy. Device developers and utilities are pursuing deployment of prototype tidal turbines to assess technology viability, site feasibility, and environmental interactions. Deployment of prototype turbines requires permits from a range of regulatory authorities. Ensuring the safety of marine animals, particularly those under protection of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA) and the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 has emerged as a key regulatory challenge for initial MHK deployments. The greatest perceived risk to marine animals is from strike by the rotating blades of tidal turbines. Development of the marine mammal alert system (MAAS) was undertaken to support monitoring and mitigation requirements for tidal turbine deployments. The prototype system development focused on Southern Resident killer whales (SRKW), an endangered population of killer whales that frequents Puget Sound and is intermittently present in the part of the sound where deployment of prototype tidal turbines is being considered. Passive acoustics were selected as the primary means because of the vocal nature of these animals. The MAAS passive acoustic system consists of two-stage process involving the use of an energy detector and a spectrogram-based classifier to distinguish between SKRWs calls and noise. A prototype consisting of two 2D symmetrical star arrays separated by 20 m center to center was built and evaluated in the waters of Sequim Bay using whale call playback.

Deng, Zhiqun; Carlson, Thomas J.; Fu, Tao; Ren, Huiying; Martinez, Jayson J.; Myers, Joshua R.; Matzner, Shari; Choi, Eric Y.; Copping, Andrea E.

2013-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Localized 1H MR Spectroscopy in the alert monkey at 7 Tesla J. Pfeuffer1  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Localized 1H MR Spectroscopy in the alert monkey at 7 Tesla J. Pfeuffer1 , C. Juchem1 , H. Merkle2-voxel 1 H MRS in the alert monkey using a 7 T MR system with a vertical bore. Typically , N. K. Logothetis1 1 Department Physiology of Cognitive Processes, Max Planck Institute

Jegelka, Stefanie

256

Training rats to search and alert on contraband odors James Ottoa,*  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Training rats to search and alert on contraband odors James Ottoa,* , Michael F. Brownb , William experiments that were conducted to test a new concept using rats to detect contraband odors, such as explosives, drugs, or prohibited foodstuffs. Under this concept, the trained alerting behavior of rats

Cook, Robert

257

Using Groupings of Static Analysis Alerts to Identify Files Likely to Contain Field Failures  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. INTRODUCTION Static analysis is the process of evaluating a system or component based on its form, structure of static analysis alerts reported by the static analyzer could overwhelm the development team. CertainUsing Groupings of Static Analysis Alerts to Identify Files Likely to Contain Field Failures Mark S

Sherriff, Mark S.

258

E-print Network Alerts -- Energy, science, and technology for the research  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

E-print Alerts E-print Alerts Login User Name: Enter User Name Password: Forgot username or password? Login The E-print Alerts feature is a service that will automatically notify you when new e-print information is available in your specific areas of interest. Simply register for the service and then create a search strategy, which will be matched automatically against each new weekly update. Patrons will receive the results of the alert via e-mail. If you are a NEW PATRON, learn how to set up E-print Alerts to meet your needs. If you are an existing patron, enter your user name and password in the box on the right, then press the login button. You may review or modify your search, add a new search, and see search results. Some links on this page may take you to non-federal websites. Their

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#AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Home Heating Questions | Department...  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Us Now Addthis Now's your chance to ask Energy Department experts your questions about saving energy at home. This month, we're answering your questions about home heating. |...

260

Fermilab Legal Office - Ethics Program - Ask the Ethicist  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

the Ask the Ethicist column. The column triggered the ethicist within. If you have ethics questions, please contact the Legal Office at x3252 or e-mail questions to...

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261

#AskEnergySaver: LED Lights | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

LED Lights AskEnergySaver: LED Lights April 24, 2014 - 6:00pm Addthis LED lights are six to seven times more energy efficient than conventional incandescent lights, cut energy use...

262

"Ask Argonne" - Dave Grabaskas, Nuclear Engineer, Part 2  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Part 1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vs_0wXoSL8M) of Dr. Dave Grabaskas' "Ask Argonne" video set drew many questions from the public. In Part 2, Grabaskas answers three of those questions.

Grabaskas, Dave

2013-09-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Ask a scientist: Nanotech in our lives | Argonne National Laboratory  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Ask a scientist: Nanotech in our lives June 1, 2014 Tweet EmailPrint Is there nanotechnology already in my consumer products? Carrado Gregar: I just saw a report that named...

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"Ask Argonne" - Dave Grabaskas, Nuclear Engineer, Part 2  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

Part 1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vs_0wXoSL8M) of Dr. Dave Grabaskas' "Ask Argonne" video set drew many questions from the public. In Part 2, Grabaskas answers three of those questions.

Grabaskas, Dave

2014-11-24T23:59:59.000Z

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#AskEnergySaver: Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Energy Audits AskEnergySaver: Home Energy Audits January 24, 2014 - 5:48pm Addthis A home energy audit is the first step to improving your home's energy efficiency. Making energy...

266

Nanotechnology Alert. Nanofountain for Treatment of Cancer; Nanocomposites To Improve Computers' Life Span; Lithium Sulfur Batteries Using Nanocarbon  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Nanotechnology Alert. Nanofountain for Treatment of Cancer; Nanocomposites To Improve Computers/29/2009 Nanotechnology Alert. Nanofountain f... frost.com/.../market-service-segment... 1/2 #12;Learn how we can provide/29/2009 Nanotechnology Alert. Nanofountain f... frost.com/.../market-service-segment... 2/2 #12;

Espinosa, Horacio D.

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Gas chromatograph monitors for VCM, automatically alerts emergency team  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Delaware City, located on the Delaware River with a metropolitan population of around 100,000, has played host to numerous companies in the CPI. The community has witnessed the expansion to a current level of eleven plants and a large oil refinery. Identified by the DNREC as possibly the most serious of recent problems was the potential for release of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) gas. VCM is a recognized carcinogen and is considered a hazardous waste and a priority pollutant by the EPA. A Citizens' Advisory Committee recommended that a permanent air monitor for detection of VCM be strategically located in Delaware City. It needed to be capable of detecting VCM at 50 ppb and utilize a suitable alarm procedure to alert the public. The committee also recommended the use of a mobile monitor equipped to track a VCM release which could by-pass the Delaware City monitor and threaten nearby residents during certain wind conditions. A gas chromatography with photoionization detector (PID) was selected based on the required specifications and on commercial availability. The Delaware City firehouse was selected as the most publicly acceptable location with sufficient security and unobstructed sampling at an adequate height. The air in Delaware City has been monitored continuously since December 9, 1985. As of April, 1986, the instrument has completed, 30,000 combined sample and calibration runs. No unusual problems have been encountered with maintenance or with anomalous data. It has required only routine service, surpassing the manufacturer's guarantees for parts and service.

Rogers, J.C.; Ormond, D.L.

1986-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

The Trigger Algorithm for the Burst Alert Telescope on Swift  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The Swift Burst Alert Telescope (BAT) is a huge (5200 cm2) coded aperture imager that will detect gamma-ray bursts in real time and provide a location that the Swift satellite will use to slew the optical and x-ray telescopes. The huge size of BAT is a challenge for the on-board triggering: a change as small as 1% is equivalent to a 1 sigma statistical variation in 1 second. There will be three types of triggers, two based on rates and one based on images. The first type of trigger is for short time scales (4 msec to 64 msec). These will be traditional triggers (single background) and we check about 25,000 combinations of time-energy-focal plane subregions per second. The second type of trigger will be similar to what is used on HETE: fits to multiple background regions to remove trends for time scales between 64 msec and 64 seconds. About 500 triggers will be checked per second. For these rate triggers, false triggers and variable non-GRB sources will be rejected by requiring a new source to be present in an...

Fenimore, E; Galassi, M; Gehrels, N; Palmer, D; Parsons, A; Tavenner, T; Tller, J

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CEM: You Asked, We Answered | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

CEM: You Asked, We Answered CEM: You Asked, We Answered CEM: You Asked, We Answered July 29, 2010 - 4:15pm Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Last week, we invited you to submit your questions on the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) via E-mail, Facebook and Twitter. We received a diverse set of questions, which we presented to two of the key decision makers here at the Department of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs David Sandalow and Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Cathy Zoi. jsalsman (via Twitter): What is @energy's position on http://3.ly/100by2030 (editor: links to a plan that claims that 100 percent of the world's energy, for all purposes, could be supplied by wind, water and solar resources, by as early as 2030 ) Is a 30%

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Simulation in the Service of Design - Asking the Right Questions  

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Simulation in the Service of Design - Asking the Right Questions Simulation in the Service of Design - Asking the Right Questions Title Simulation in the Service of Design - Asking the Right Questions Publication Type Conference Paper LBNL Report Number LBNL-2513E Year of Publication 2009 Authors Donn, Michael, Stephen E. Selkowitz, and Bill Bordass Conference Name 11th International Building Performance Simulation Association Conference - Building Simulation '09 Call Number LBNL-2513E Abstract This paper proposes an approach to the creation of design tools that address the real information needs of designers in the early stages of design of nonresidential buildings. Traditional simplified design tools are typically too limited to be of much use, even in conceptual design. The proposal is to provide access to the power of detailed simulation tools, at a stage in design when little is known about the final building, but at a stage also when the freedom to explore options is greatest.

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It Is Important to Know What Questions to Ask  

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Our principal concern in the study of physics is: how does Nature behave? The answer is best gotten by finding the answers to an array of simpler fundamental questions. It is important therefore to know what questions to ask. This paper bears on several instructional points of view: (1) in the professor's narration there is too much communication of fact and too few of the right kinds of questions asked; (2) textbook problems do not cultivate the habit of asking questions; (3) there should be more general analytic exercises which permit the examination of limiting cases for in limiting cases lies the heart of the inquiry; (4) demonstration experiments must be accompanied by appropriate questions. Illustrative examples point up the argument.

Julius Sumner Miller

1960-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OSTI Announces Alert Service for arXiv Patrons | OSTI, US Dept of Energy,  

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Announces Alert Service for arXiv Patrons Announces Alert Service for arXiv Patrons March 2005 Oak Ridge, TN - The Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) is pleased to announce implementation of an Alert Service that serves patrons of arXiv, a source in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, and quantitative biology. ArXiv, a service of Cornell University Library System, is one of the sources included in OSTI's E-print Network. Through this Alert Service, patrons can subscribe to be automatically notified of the latest information posted on arXiv, as well as other e-print sources in the E-print Network. A special interface is provided for arXiv patrons through the E-print Network. E-print Network is a vast, integrated network of electronic scientific and

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Alert Services | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and  

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Alert Services Alert Services Get weekly e-mail notification of new information about your specific area(s) of interest. Simply register for the service on one or all of the OSTI products described below and then sign up for topic(s) which will be matched automatically against each new weekly update. E-Print Network E-print Network Alerts Searchable gateway to over 5 million e-print documents and over 32,000 websites and databases worldwide. OSTIblog E-mail notifications OSTIblog E-mail Notifications Automatic notifications by e-mail when new OSTIblog articles are posted to the OSTI website. Science Accelerator Science Accelerator Alerts Searchable gateway to key DOE/OSTI resources that contain research and development results, project descriptions, accomplishments, and more.

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Evaluating the utilization of Twitter messages as a source of security alerts  

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The fast spread of computer security alerts, like vulnerabilities notifications, applications updates and threats of attacks, is essential to the implementation of efficient reactive measures against security incidents. This paper presents an empirical ... Keywords: information retrieval, microblogs, security

Rodrigo Campiolo; Luiz Arthur F. Santos; Daniel Macdo Batista; Marco Aurlio Gerosa

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Human-assisted graph search: it's okay to ask questions  

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We consider the problem of human-assisted graph search: given a directed acyclic graph with some (unknown) target node(s), we consider the problem of finding the target node(s) by asking an omniscient human questions of the form "Is there a target ...

Aditya Parameswaran; Anish Das Sarma; Hector Garcia-Molina; Neoklis Polyzotis; Jennifer Widom

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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"Ask Argonne" - Charlie Catlett, Computer Scientist, Part 2  

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A few weeks back, computer scientist Charlie Catlett talked a bit about the work he does and invited questions from the public during Part 1 of his "Ask Argonne" video set (http://bit.ly/1joBtzk). In Part 2, he answers some of the questions that were submitted. Enjoy!

Catlett, Charlie

2014-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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"Ask Argonne" - Charlie Catlett, Computer Scientist, Part 2  

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A few weeks back, computer scientist Charlie Catlett talked a bit about the work he does and invited questions from the public during Part 1 of his "Ask Argonne" video set (http://bit.ly/1joBtzk). In Part 2, he answers some of the questions that were submitted. Enjoy!

Catlett, Charlie

2014-06-17T23:59:59.000Z

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"Ask Argonne" - Robert Jacob, Climate Scientist, Part 2  

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Previously, climate scientist Robert Jacob talked a bit about the work he does and invited questions from the public during Part 1 of his "Ask Argonne" video set (http://bit.ly/1aK6WDv). In Part 2, he answers some of the questions that were submitted.

Jacob, Robert

2014-11-24T23:59:59.000Z

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FOIA Frequently Requested Documents: DE-EE0002884 Sapphire Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

FOIA Frequently Requested Documents: DE-EE0002884 Sapphire Energy, GO-12-043 Redacted Sapphire FOIA.

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Federal technology alert. Parabolic-trough solar water heating  

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Parabolic-trough solar water heating is a well-proven renewable energy technology with considerable potential for application at Federal facilities. For the US, parabolic-trough water-heating systems are most cost effective in the Southwest where direct solar radiation is high. Jails, hospitals, barracks, and other facilities that consistently use large volumes of hot water are particularly good candidates, as are facilities with central plants for district heating. As with any renewable energy or energy efficiency technology requiring significant initial capital investment, the primary condition that will make a parabolic-trough system economically viable is if it is replacing expensive conventional water heating. In combination with absorption cooling systems, parabolic-trough collectors can also be used for air-conditioning. Industrial Solar Technology (IST) of Golden, Colorado, is the sole current manufacturer of parabolic-trough solar water heating systems. IST has an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) of the US Department of Energy (DOE) to finance and install parabolic-trough solar water heating on an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) basis for any Federal facility that requests it and for which it proves viable. For an ESPC project, the facility does not pay for design, capital equipment, or installation. Instead, it pays only for guaranteed energy savings. Preparing and implementing delivery or task orders against the IDIQ is much simpler than the standard procurement process. This Federal Technology Alert (FTA) of the New Technology Demonstration Program is one of a series of guides to renewable energy and new energy-efficient technologies.

NONE

1998-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Discriminative frequent subgraph mining with optimality guarantees Marisa Thoma  

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processes, such as active or inactive in an anti- cancer screen, toxic or non-toxic to human beings [21Discriminative frequent subgraph mining with optimality guarantees Marisa Thoma Hong Cheng Arthur July 7, 2010 Abstract The goal of frequent subgraph mining is to detect subgraphs that frequently occur

Kriegel, Hans-Peter

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SBIR/STTR ALERTING SERVICE --October 8, 2010 The SBIR/STTR Alerting Service is a free service that provides bi-weekly notification of SBIR and STTR  

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topics will soon be added to the included in SBIR Topic Search Engine. -- DOT FY11.1 SBIR Solicitation,000 each. Phase II and Phase IIB awards will be either cost plus fixed-fee or fixed fee contracts or some Smartphone Signal Alert Status 111.1-FH2 Augmenting Inductive Loop Vehicle Sensor Data with SPAT and Gr

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Fermilab Legal Office - Ethics Program - Ask the Ethicist - Questions &  

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Ethicist - Questions & Answers Ethicist - Questions & Answers In This Section: Ask the Ethicist Ask the Ethicist - Q&A Submit a Question Posted: December 22, 2009 Q. What should a FRA employee do with free items (pens, calendars, tote bags, radios and food) left by a vendor? A. As mentioned in the Dec. 18 issue of Fermilab Today, the Code of Conduct prohibits employees from accepting any gratuity, gift or special favor from individuals or organizations with whom FRA is doing business or proposing to do business. The policy states that "except for advertising novelties of minimal value, gratuities shall be refused or returned." This means that your actions depend on what the vendor leaves. Items such as calendars, pens and tote bags generally qualify as advertising novelties

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Increasing ask query limit | OpenEI Community  

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Increasing ask query limit Increasing ask query limit Home > Groups > Utility Rate Rmckeel's picture Submitted by Rmckeel(297) Contributor 22 June, 2012 - 09:30 developer utility rate An NREL user who is trying to use the utility rate service was having an issue. He writes "I noticed that any rates past 10,000 are not accessible via json. For example, this query only returns two entries: http://en.openei.org/services/rest/utility_rates?version=latest&format=json_plain&offset=9998&limit=30&detail=basic". Twong mentioned "It looks like there's a default total max limit of 10000 results retrieved, even for special query pages in SemanticMediawiki. $smwgQMaxLimit Maximal number of results ever retrieved, even when using special query pages. Default: 10000"

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Disciplines for Microwave Heating Disciplines for Microwave Heating Name: Ali Status: educator Grade: 9-12 Location: N/A Country: Iran Date: Spring 2012 Question: One of my students has asked which discipline (physics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, communications engineering, .....) is most involved in the design of microwave heating solutions. I have asked experts in all four fields and they all seemed puzzled and unaware of the answer. Who designs microwave heating equipment? Replies: In modern science and engineering, the distinctions between academic disciplines are very blurred. There is a strong focus on inter-disciplinary studies because so many disciplines are needed to design everyday things. For example, a home microwave includes chemical engineers (who design the materials), mechanical engineers (who design structural parts made from the materials), electrical engineers (who design the circuitry), industrial engineers (who design the appearance and functionality), physicists (who invented the magnetron powering the microwave source).

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De-alerting of U.S. nuclear forces: a critical appraisal  

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Since the end of the Cold War, there have been pressures by disarmament advocates to move more quickly to draw down, toward zero, the number of nuclear weapons in U.S. and Russian arsenals. They criticize the process of negotiating arms control agreements as being too slow, and point out that treaty implementation is hampered by the necessity of ratification by the U.S. Senate and Russian Duma. One method of moving more rapidly toward nuclear abolition suggested by some analysts is de-alerting of nuclear-weapon delivery systems. De-alerting is defined as taking steps that increase significantly the time required to launch a given delivery vehicle armed with a nuclear warhead. Although there is little inclination by the U.S. Government to de-alert its nuclear forces at present, some academic literature and press stories continue to advocate such steps. This paper offers a critique of de-alerting proposals together with an assessment of the dangers of accidental, unauthorized, or unintended use of nuclear weapons. It concludes that de-alerting nuclear forces would be extremely de-stabilizing, principally because it would increase the value to an opponent of launching a first strike.

Bailey, K C; Barish, F

1998-08-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Management Alert on Protective Force Training Facility Utilization at the Pantex Plant, IG-0855  

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Management Alert on Protective Management Alert on Protective Force Training Facility Utilization at the Pantex Plant DOE/IG-0855 September 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 September 27, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ADMINISTRATOR, NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Management Alert on "Protective Force Training Facility Utilization at the Pantex Plant" IMMEDIATE CONCERN As part of our ongoing audit to determine whether the Department of Energy is effectively utilizing its protective force training facilities, we determined that the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Office of Secure Transportation (OST) plans to spend approximately $2 million for a new Physical Training/Intermediate Use of Force (PT/IUF) facility at the Pantex

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e-Alert from Fermilab Education Office Sept 2013 - Spring 2014  

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Program E-Alert - September 2013 - Spring 2014 Program E-Alert - September 2013 - Spring 2014 Calendar * What we're planning * What we're reading ed.fnal.gov Spread the word to your colleagues. Find interesting opportunities and resources in the Fermilab Education Office E-Alert newsletter. E-mail sdahl@fnal.gov to be added to or deleted from our mailing list. Calendar Watch our website for details on these future events. September 25, 2013 - STEM Family Night Planning Workshop October 24-26, 2013 - ISEC, Tinley Park, IL Mid-November 2013 - FFSE Online Scholarship application opens. Spring 2014 -- Save the date for future events. What we're planning STEM Family Night Planning Workshop September 25, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. ed.fnal.gov/sciadv Is your organization (school, PTA, library or co-op) planning a STEM Family

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Recovery Act Energy Home Improvement Loan Scam Alert | Department of Energy  

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Recovery Act Energy Home Improvement Loan Scam Alert Recovery Act Energy Home Improvement Loan Scam Alert Recovery Act Energy Home Improvement Loan Scam Alert May 24, 2010 - 1:05pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy is aware of fraudulent solicitations being received through the United States Postal Service that solicit personal information for purported "Federal Energy Home Improvement Loans" under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. These solicitations falsely appear to be on U.S. Department of Energy letterhead, and offer recipients the prospect of obtaining up to a $50,000 loan. A sample of the fraudulent solicitation can be found here. Should you receive such a solicitation, you should not return the enclosed application, but instead report the matter immediately in one of the following manners:

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"Ask Argonne" - Edwin Campos, Research Meteorologist, Part 2  

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Argonne's Edwin Campos has for the last two decades studied weather, and in particular, clouds. His research can help make solar power a more viable option for the U.S. and the world. In this video, Dr. Campos answers questions that were submitted by the public in response to his introductory video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfdoHz.... We will be posting a new "Ask Argonne" video every other month, on various topics. Keep an eye out for your next opportunity to submit a question and see if it gets answered - and if you get a shout-out on camera.

Edwin Campos

2013-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

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You Asked, We're Answering Your Fuel Cell Questions | Department...  

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You Asked, We're Answering Your Fuel Cell Questions You Asked, We're Answering Your Fuel Cell Questions January 28, 2014 - 12:00am Addthis The Energy Department posted a blog with...

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#AskEnergy: What's in Store for Wind? | Department of Energy  

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AskEnergy: What's in Store for Wind? AskEnergy: What's in Store for Wind? December 20, 2012 - 4:20pm Addthis April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office...

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Questions Asked during the Financing Residential Energy Efficiency with Carbon Offsets Webinar  

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This document contains the questions asked and the answers provided during the Financing Residential Energy Efficiency with Carbon Offsets Webinar

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Design of Electric or Hybrid vehicle alert sound system for pedestrian  

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Design of Electric or Hybrid vehicle alert sound system for pedestrian J.-C. Chamard and V, France 1691 #12;The arrival of fully or hybrid electric vehicles raised safety problems respect the environment to warn of his approach. However, hybrid and electric vehicles can potentially be dangerous

Boyer, Edmond

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Securing Offshore Infrastructures Through a Global Alert and Graded Response System  

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1 « SARGOS » Securing Offshore Infrastructures Through a Global Alert and Graded Response System and graded response system to answer the recent but strong need for securing critical civilian offshore of their 2009 global safety program (CSOSG). 1. Introduction Offshore oil installations are critical energy

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Alerting Humanitarians to Emergencies MOSCOW, Jan 15 (Reuters) -Russia on Thursday declined Japanese pleas to  

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Alerting Humanitarians to Emergencies MOSCOW, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Russia on Thursday declined failed to agree on the site. The plant would generate energy the same way the sun does. Russia and China. Japanese Science Minister Takeo Kawamura was in Moscow on Thursday for closed-door talks with Russia

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SEVERE WEATHER EXPLOSION HAZARDOUS MATERIALS Alert people in the immediate area to  

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SEVERE WEATHER EXPLOSION HAZARDOUS MATERIALS EVACUATE · Alert people in the immediate area not operate any electrical devices, phones, appliances, light switches, or equipment with open flames within the affected area EVACUATE · Leave area and go to an exterior location where you can call 911 from a land line

Karonis, Nicholas T.

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Frequent Antibiotic Use and Second Breast Cancer Events  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...covariates were obtained from health plan administrative databases and medical record review. Frequent antibiotic use was...Subjects were from a single health plan, which may not represent other...being enrolled in a health plan mitigates disparities in care...

Heidi S. Wirtz; Diana S.M. Buist; Julie R. Gralow; William E. Barlow; Shelly Gray; Jessica Chubak; Onchee Yu; Erin J.A. Bowles; Monica Fujii; and Denise M. Boudreau

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adaptive Load Shedding for Mining Frequent Patterns from Data Streams  

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Most algorithms that focus on discovering frequent patterns from data streams assumed that the machinery is capable ... often impractical due to the inherent characteristics of data stream environments. Especiall...

Xuan Hong Dang; Wee-Keong Ng; Kok-Leong Ong

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FOIA Frequently Requested Documents: DE-EE0002867 Recovery Act...  

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Recovery Act FOIA Frequently Requested Documents: DE-EE0002867 Recovery Act. Algenol Biofuels, Inc. Part 1 of 36 Algenol Biofuels, Inc. Part 2 of 36 Algenol Biofuels, Inc. Part 3...

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Plant Phases Plant Phases Name: Mansi Status: student Grade: other Location: Outside U.S. Country: India Date: Spring 2012 Question: What is the period between 2 reproductive phase of a perennial plant called? What happens in this phase?does plant after reproductive phase re-enters vegetative phase in perennial plants? Replies: Right, the question is ambiguous. Perhaps referring to vegetative and reproductive periods in plants? Of course, this all depends upon the plant species in question, and different for ferns and mosses (alternation of generations) vs. angiosperms and gymnosperms. The following might be helpful to the individual: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1514428 http://www.nios.ac.in/srsec314newE/PDFBIO.EL19.pdf NEWTON BBS Ask A Scientist service receives about 200-300 requests per day. If you did not receive an answer it could be due to one of the following reasons:

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Internal Battery Resistance Change During Use Internal Battery Resistance Change During Use Name: Mikus Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: Latvia Date: Spring 2012 Question: Does the internal resistance of a battery change if the battery is being discharged? Replies: Yes. Batteries play a lot of messy games with their internal resistance. The resistance can depend on temperature, percent-of-charge-remaining, recent history of current drain, and battery aging. Each kind of battery (lithium, alkaline, lead-acid, Ni-Cd, NiMH) has a different set of behaviors. I have seen a lithium battery, when suddenly asked to push a large load, allow its output voltage to drop a lot at first, because its internal resistance was high, because the battery was cold. Then the large current flowing through that internal resistance warmed up the battery, and the voltage delivered actually increased with time, for a little while.

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Assessment of Load and Energy Reduction Techniques (ALERT) Retrocommissioning Case Study of Two National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Sites  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Portland Energy Conservation Incorporated (PECI) in conjunction with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) staff performed an Assessment of Load and Energy Reduction Techniques (ALERT) retrocommissioning evaluation on several buildings...

Luskay, L.; Haasl, T.; Schwab, J.; Beattie, D.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a High-Preceision ADS-B Based Conflict Alerting System for Operations in the Airport Enviornment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The introduction of Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) as the future source of aircraft surveillance worldwide provides an opportunity to introduce high-precision airborne conflict alerting systems for ...

Kunzi, Fabrice

2013-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Evaporation Experiment Gain? Evaporation Experiment Gain? Name: Xandria Status: student Grade: K-3 Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: I am asking on behalf of my 2nd grader. She is doing a Science Experiment on the rate of evaporation of different liquids (water, salt water, alcohol, vinegar, and bleach). Can you have more liquid than what you originally started with? She discovered that droplets of liquid were "stuck" on the side of the flasks and when she measured the liquid, they were more than 50 ml. Process: She put 50 ml of liquid into flasks. Water was placed in both a flask and beaker...just as a side experiment about the container shape. She placed the liquids in a room with an ambient temperature that fluctuated between 68-75 degrees Fahrenheit. Unfortunately, we did not measure the humidity (in reading the archives, it has a huge effect on evaporation). She turned on a work lamp for one hour a day for 10 days. The temperature in the room would get up to 98 degrees Fahrenheit.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Cow Eye Restoration Cow Eye Restoration Name: Kendall Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: TX Country: USA Date: Fall 2011 Question: I'm working on a science fair experiment. I need help with my science fair question. My question is" Can you restore a cows eyes lens after it has been removed from the eye for a few days?" What i was trying to ask in my question is 'is there a type of material of chemical that can clear the lens even after it has become cloudy. Replies: Kendall, That is an interesting question. A lens can be removed from the eye, but typically a lens cannot be cleared. The changes to the internal structure of the lens are permanent, thus making it cloudy. A new, artificial lens could be put in if there was one the right size for a cow eye, just like in human cataract surgery. There are other conditions that can cause cloudiness of the eye, but that usually involves the fluid in the front of the lens. These conditions can sometimes be treated medically.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Spontaneous Generation Revisited Spontaneous Generation Revisited Name: Jake Status: other Grade: other Location: ID Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: I'm curious can genes be altered and changed during our life and passed on to future generations? I ask this because I've witnessed an instance that I found most interesting... it was a father, who before he ever conceived his child lost his pinkie on his left hand, and years later he has a child and crazy as it is the child on its left hand was born with an extra finger an extra pinkie.. it has had me contemplating whether this machination has any validity in genes altering during our life perhaps because of our life choices or environmental factors ect ect. Replies: The example you describe is pure coincidence -- not genetic. The environment does impact our genes, and those genes can be passed on to our children. However, the changed gene has to be in the gamete (sperm or egg) -- these cells alone contain the genetic material that is passed along. A change to a finger (that has not also occurred in the gamete) would not be passed on.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Each Substance Unique Density Each Substance Unique Density Name: Colin Status: educator Grade: 6-8 Location: CO Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Is it true that the density of each substance is unique? (That is my understanding.) So when my students ask, will a substance with a density of 1g/cc float or sink in water, I should tell them that this is a highly unlikely situation because pure, distilled water is the only known substance with that density? Replies: Hi Colin, No, the density of a substance is not a unique property of the substance. Density is not enough to uniquely identify a solid or liquid. It certainly is one of several physical properties that one likes to measure in order to be sure that a substance is what one supposes it to be. Consider carbon. In its graphitic form a sample of carbon will have a density of about 2.2. In the form of diamond, carbon's density is about 3.5. This simple example shows that the manner in which the element is formed results in a phase with a very different density. More generally, one can form various minerals with various densities and there is no guarantee that one of those will not have a density of 1. The same is true with liquids - thousands of new compounds are synthesized every year, and I am willing to bet any money that some of them have a density of 1 g/cc.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Knowing When Material is Melted Knowing When Material is Melted Name: Annaliese Status: student Grade: 6-8 Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Hi, for my science fair project I am asking: does the fat content in ice cream change the melting speed? I am not sure how you would test if the ice cream was melted Replies: Annaliese I would suggest laying the lump of ice cream on a flat surface and measuring the time it takes for all of the lumps to melt. Be sure that the temperature of the flat surface (and the ambient air?) is the same for all measurements. Sincere regards, Mike Stewart br> Annaliese, As you have already figured out, it is unreliable to use some sort of visual inspection for the melting of ice cream, or, for that matter, any real world substance. The problem is that during melting, there is an equilibrium between the solid and the liquid, that is, the solid is becoming liquid, while the liquid is becoming solid, in different parts of the mixture.

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Join Us Wednesday: #AskEnergy with Secretary Chu & Senator Mark Udall |  

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Wednesday: #AskEnergy with Secretary Chu & Senator Mark Wednesday: #AskEnergy with Secretary Chu & Senator Mark Udall Join Us Wednesday: #AskEnergy with Secretary Chu & Senator Mark Udall December 17, 2012 - 1:03pm Q&A How can we keep the renewable energy industry strong for American workers, businesses and communities across the country? Ask Us Addthis Join Us Wednesday: #AskEnergy with Secretary Chu & Senator Mark Udall April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? Tweet questions to @ENERGY with the hashtag #AskEnergy. Email questions to newmedia@hq.doe.gov. To watch this livestream, go to energy.gov/live. Join us this Wednesday at 4pm ET on energy.gov/live for a conversation with Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) on the future of

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Frequent Antibiotic Use and Second Breast Cancer Events  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...were obtained from health plan administrative databases and medical record review. Frequent antibiotic...SEER was the gold standard for incident breast cancer...were from a single health plan, which may not represent...being enrolled in a health plan mitigates disparities...

Heidi S. Wirtz; Diana S.M. Buist; Julie R. Gralow; William E. Barlow; Shelly Gray; Jessica Chubak; Onchee Yu; Erin J.A. Bowles; Monica Fujii; and Denise M. Boudreau

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SFP-Rank: Significant Frequent Pattern Analysis for Effective Ranking  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

SFP-Rank: Significant Frequent Pattern Analysis for Effective Ranking Yuanfeng Song, Wilfred Ng. Ranking documents in terms of their relevance to a given query is fundamental to many real domains has given rise to the development of many efficient ranking models. While most existing research

Ng, Wilfred Siu Hung

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#AskEnergy: Live Twitter Q&A on Solar Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

What do you want to know about solar? Submit your questions on social media in advance of our #AskEnergy Twitter Q&A.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Free Falling Elevator and Floating Free Falling Elevator and Floating Name: Kevin B. Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: CA Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: I had a debate with my uncle about what would happen to a person in a free falling elevator. I asked him if the person would float. My uncle said no. He pointed out that a ball would not float if put on the floor of the elevator and the cable was cut, so why would a person? To see what would happen to a ball in a free falling elevator, I put a ball on a folder (the folder representing the floor of an elevator), and I dropped the folder with the ball. The ball stayed on top of the folder as they both fell to the ground. This indicated that what my uncle said about a ball staying on the floor of a free falling elevator was likely correct. However, when I researched the subject on the Internet, I came across many articles that said that a person would float in a free falling elevator. So I am a bit confused. Why would a person float but a ball would not? So my question is: 1) Would a person stand on the floor of a free falling elevator or would he float above the floor in a free falling elevator? 2) If the person would stand on the floor of a free falling elevator, please explain why. If the person would float above the floor, please explain why.

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#askEnergy: Live Twitter Chat with Home Energy Efficiency Experts |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

#askEnergy: Live Twitter Chat with Home Energy Efficiency Experts #askEnergy: Live Twitter Chat with Home Energy Efficiency Experts #askEnergy: Live Twitter Chat with Home Energy Efficiency Experts September 11, 2012 - 10:20am Q&A What questions do you have about improving your home's energy efficiency? Ask Us Addthis The Energy Department's home energy efficiency experts David Lee and Sam Rashkin will be answering your questions on ways to save energy and money at home. | Image courtesy of Sarah Gerrity. The Energy Department's home energy efficiency experts David Lee and Sam Rashkin will be answering your questions on ways to save energy and money at home. | Image courtesy of Sarah Gerrity. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? Tweet your questions to @ENERGY using #askEnergy.

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#askEnergy: Live Twitter Chat with Home Energy Efficiency Experts |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

#askEnergy: Live Twitter Chat with Home Energy Efficiency Experts #askEnergy: Live Twitter Chat with Home Energy Efficiency Experts #askEnergy: Live Twitter Chat with Home Energy Efficiency Experts September 11, 2012 - 10:20am Q&A What questions do you have about improving your home's energy efficiency? Ask Us Addthis The Energy Department's home energy efficiency experts David Lee and Sam Rashkin will be answering your questions on ways to save energy and money at home. | Image courtesy of Sarah Gerrity. The Energy Department's home energy efficiency experts David Lee and Sam Rashkin will be answering your questions on ways to save energy and money at home. | Image courtesy of Sarah Gerrity. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? Tweet your questions to @ENERGY using #askEnergy.

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We Asked, You Answered: An #EnergyPledge Roundup | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Asked, You Answered: An #EnergyPledge Roundup Asked, You Answered: An #EnergyPledge Roundup We Asked, You Answered: An #EnergyPledge Roundup January 28, 2013 - 4:29pm Addthis April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs We Asked, You Answered: An #EnergyPledge Roundup As part of the President's National Day of Service, we asked energy.gov readers to send us their energy resolutions for 2013. People responded on social media, via email and in-person...and the pledges are still coming in. Here are some highlights. Storified by Energy Department · Mon, Jan 28 2013 13:39:03 Have you made an #energypledge yet? Tell us your commitment, be featured on http://energy.gov. http://1.usa.gov/11CFkR6 - Energy Department · Tue, Jan 22 2013 12:41:03 Twitter followers began submitting their pledges using #EnergyPledge as

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Microsoft Word - Energy Market Alert Jan 25 2013 - Northeast _public version_ final.docx  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Northeastern Winter Natural Gas and Electricity Alert Friday January 25, 2013 Current status of natural gas and electricity markets in New York and New England For questions or comments about this report, please contact Christopher.Peterson@eia.gov. Temperature: Both NYC and Boston expect continuing cold temperatures during the day today. Beginning tonight, temperatures are forecast to be moderate, with lows of 18°F in NYC and 15°F in Boston. Next week is expected to be milder. Natural gas demand: Bentek forecasts that demand will remain at high levels through today. Natural gas constraints & LNG: Most pipelines from the west and south

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SeizAlert could give patients 4.5 hour warning of seizure  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

One percent of Americans, 3 million people, suffer from epilepsy. And their lives are about to be dramatically changed by scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. For 15 years, Dr. Lee Hively has been working on "SeizAlert", a seizure-detecting device that resembles a common PDA. "It allows us to analyze scalp brain waves and give us up to 4.5 hours' forewarning of that event," he said. With the help of partner Kara Kruse, he's now able to help patients predict the previously unpredictable.

Dr. Lee Hively and Kara Kruse

2010-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Protecting grids from cross-domain attacks using security alert sharing mechanisms  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In single administrative domain networks there is only one security policy which can be evaluated by the IT security manager, thanks to monitoring and reporting tools. Grid networks are often composed of different administrative domains owned by different organizations dispersed globally. Such networks are referred to as multi-administrative domain networks. Each domain might have its own security policy and may not want to share its security data with less-protected networks, making it more complex to ensure the security of such networks and protecting them from cross-domain attacks. We propose a Security Event Manager (SEM) called the Grid Security Operation Center (GSOC), which facilitates IT security managers in giving a view of the security of the whole grid network without compromising confidentiality of security data. To do so, GSOC provides a security evaluation of each administrative domain (AD) and a parametric security alert sharing scheme. Alert sharing can then be tuned in order to meet local security policy rules.

Raheel Hassan Syed; Maxime Syrame; Julien Bourgeois

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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Effects of Threats to Self-Esteem and Goal Orientation on Asking for Help.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??This paper studied whether threats to self-esteem and goal orientation affected an individual?s propensity to ask for help. Eighty-two undergraduate students from the University of (more)

Chung, Andrew

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Questioning the questions that have been asked about the infant brain using near-infrared spectroscopy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Questioning the questions that have been asked about the infant brain using near-infrared, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) is a noninvasive diffuse; Near-infrared spectroscopy. "Sheddinglight"onascientificquestiontookonnew meaning when

Aslin, Richard N.

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Latino Philanthropy: Does Not Being Asked to Give or Volunteer Equal Social Exclusion?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

LATINO PHILANTHROPY: DOES NOT BEING ASKED TO GIVE OR VOLUNTEER EQUAL SOCIAL EXCLUSION? A Thesis by CALIXTO MELERO JR. Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 2011 Major Subject: Sociology Latino Philanthropy: Does Not Being Asked to Give or Volunteer Equal Social Exclusion? Copyright 2011 Calixto Melero Jr...

Melero, Calixto

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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#askEnergy: Live Twitter Chat with A Solar Expert | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

#askEnergy: Live Twitter Chat with A Solar Expert #askEnergy: Live Twitter Chat with A Solar Expert #askEnergy: Live Twitter Chat with A Solar Expert June 5, 2012 - 11:51am Q&A What questions do you have about solar energy? Ask Us Addthis Photo by Dennis Schroeder/NREL. Photo by Dennis Schroeder/NREL. Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? Join us for a Solar Twitter Chat this Friday, June 8 at 2 pm EDT. To participate, leave a comment on Facebook. Send questions via Twitter using #askEnergy. Share comments by email to newmedia@hq.doe.gov. What do you want to know about solar energy? Now is your opportunity to ask. This Friday, June 8 at 2 pm EDT we are hosting a live Solar Twitter Chat. The discussion will be lead by R. Ramesh - our resident solar expert and

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FOIA Frequently Requested Documents: DE-EE0002884 Recovery Act- Integrated Algal Biorefinery (IABR)  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

FOIA Frequently Requested Documents: DE-EE0002884 Recovery Act - Integrated Algal Biorefinery (IABR).

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Management Alert: OAS-M-12-03 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

OAS-M-12-03 OAS-M-12-03 Management Alert: OAS-M-12-03 March 23, 2012 Purchase of Computers for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service at the Savannah River Site In October 2011, the OIG received a complaint that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (Agriculture) Forest Service - Savannah River (Forest Service) had purchased a number of computers under its Interagency Agreement (Agreement) with the Department of Energy's (Department) Savannah River Operations Office (SRO) that were not placed into use and were being stored in a manner that left them vulnerable to theft or misuse. We confirmed the existence of 17 Hewlett-Packard desktop computers that had been purchased in September 2010, by the Forest Service with SRO funds, with the intention of connecting the computers to the Savannah River Site

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Management Alert: OAS-M-12-03 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

OAS-M-12-03 OAS-M-12-03 Management Alert: OAS-M-12-03 March 23, 2012 Purchase of Computers for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service at the Savannah River Site In October 2011, the OIG received a complaint that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (Agriculture) Forest Service - Savannah River (Forest Service) had purchased a number of computers under its Interagency Agreement (Agreement) with the Department of Energy's (Department) Savannah River Operations Office (SRO) that were not placed into use and were being stored in a manner that left them vulnerable to theft or misuse. We confirmed the existence of 17 Hewlett-Packard desktop computers that had been purchased in September 2010, by the Forest Service with SRO funds, with the intention of connecting the computers to the Savannah River Site

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Fire Prevention: Preventing fires is everyone's job. We all need to be alert to anything that could  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

- sparking tools, and control static electricity as required. 8. Help maintain building security to prevent emergency telephone numbers as well as the company address by the telephone in your station/desk for quick://www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/safety-hazard-alert Using a Portable Fire Extinguisher: #12;Portable Fire Extinguishers can be a useful tool to save lives

Martin, Jeff

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http://zetoc.mimas.ac.uk/cgi-bin/wayf?A-1 Quick Reference Guide to Zetoc Alert  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. Search for journals alphabetically, by search term or by subject: Select a letter to view are available in full at the end of this guide. All of the terms used on this page are in the Zetoc Glossary ............................................................................2 Adding Searches to an Alert List

Cambridge, University of

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Ask Yourself -- What Kind of Projects Have You Done in School? | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Ask Yourself -- What Kind of Projects Have You Done in School? Ask Yourself -- What Kind of Projects Have You Done in School? Ask Yourself -- What Kind of Projects Have You Done in School? August 23, 2011 - 10:05am Addthis This wind turbine, along with a solar photovoltaic system, will be used to power the school's off-grid greenhouse. | Image courtesy of Wind Powering America This wind turbine, along with a solar photovoltaic system, will be used to power the school's off-grid greenhouse. | Image courtesy of Wind Powering America Charles Newcomb Wind for Schools Coordinator "It kind of makes them re-energized about pursuing engineering." Allison Kipple, Northern Arizona University professor Ponderosa High School principal David Ross feels that the school's wind-and-solar hybrid system presents an opportunity for students.

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Ask the Directors: Secretary Chu to Host Live Chat on the Energy Innovation  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Ask the Directors: Secretary Chu to Host Live Chat on the Energy Ask the Directors: Secretary Chu to Host Live Chat on the Energy Innovation Hubs Ask the Directors: Secretary Chu to Host Live Chat on the Energy Innovation Hubs March 5, 2012 - 12:32pm Addthis Secretary Chu is accepting questions on Facebook, Twitter and e-mail for the Energy Innovation Hub directors -- who are working to build better nuclear reactors, obtain fuel from sunlight and design the most energy efficient buildings to date. Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? Submit your questions on Facebook, Twitter (@energy), or send an e-mail to newmedia@hq.doe.gov, prior to or during the live event. Secretary Chu will host a live, streaming Q&A session with the directors of the Energy Innovation Hubs on Tuesday, March 6, at 2:15 p.m. EST at

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You Asked, We Are Answering: Your Home Efficiency Questions | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

You Asked, We Are Answering: Your Home Efficiency Questions You Asked, We Are Answering: Your Home Efficiency Questions You Asked, We Are Answering: Your Home Efficiency Questions September 24, 2012 - 5:12pm Addthis Air conditioners use about 5 percent of all the electricity produced in the United States, costing homeowners more than $11 billion annually. Replacing an old air conditioner unit with an energy efficient unit could save you 20-40 percent on your home cooling costs. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/BanksPhotos. Air conditioners use about 5 percent of all the electricity produced in the United States, costing homeowners more than $11 billion annually. Replacing an old air conditioner unit with an energy efficient unit could save you 20-40 percent on your home cooling costs. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/BanksPhotos.

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Ask the Directors: Secretary Chu to Host Live Chat on the Energy Innovation  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Ask the Directors: Secretary Chu to Host Live Chat on the Energy Ask the Directors: Secretary Chu to Host Live Chat on the Energy Innovation Hubs Ask the Directors: Secretary Chu to Host Live Chat on the Energy Innovation Hubs March 5, 2012 - 12:32pm Addthis Secretary Chu is accepting questions on Facebook, Twitter and e-mail for the Energy Innovation Hub directors -- who are working to build better nuclear reactors, obtain fuel from sunlight and design the most energy efficient buildings to date. Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? Submit your questions on Facebook, Twitter (@energy), or send an e-mail to newmedia@hq.doe.gov, prior to or during the live event. Secretary Chu will host a live, streaming Q&A session with the directors of the Energy Innovation Hubs on Tuesday, March 6, at 2:15 p.m. EST at

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Cocaine Use and Risk of Death in Sickle Cell Patients Who Frequently Use the Emergency Department  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Patients with sickle cell disease who frequently present torisk of death than sickle cell patients who infrequently useUse and Risk of Death in Sickle Cell Patients Who Frequently

Neighbor, Martha L.; Antuna, Jaime Raul; Kohn, Michael A.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Have a Question About Energy Efficiency or Renewable Energy? Ask Ener-Gee  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

a Question About Energy Efficiency or Renewable Energy? Ask a Question About Energy Efficiency or Renewable Energy? Ask Ener-Gee Whiz! Have a Question About Energy Efficiency or Renewable Energy? Ask Ener-Gee Whiz! May 26, 2009 - 4:37pm Addthis Amy Foster Parish This week marks the start of a new feature at the Energy Savers Blog that we're calling Ener-Gee Whiz. Ener-Gee Whiz posts will provide information on hot energy efficiency and renewables topics in the news or answer energy-related questions posed by Energy Savers blog readers. To get this first post started, I've provided answers to a few questions that consumers have asked of the staff here at the EERE Information Center in recent weeks: Question: I'm interested in installing a small wind or solar electric system at my home. How do I get started? Answer: There are a number of first steps you might consider if you're

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Have a Question About Energy Efficiency or Renewable Energy? Ask Ener-Gee  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Have a Question About Energy Efficiency or Renewable Energy? Ask Have a Question About Energy Efficiency or Renewable Energy? Ask Ener-Gee Whiz! Have a Question About Energy Efficiency or Renewable Energy? Ask Ener-Gee Whiz! May 26, 2009 - 4:37pm Addthis Amy Foster Parish This week marks the start of a new feature at the Energy Savers Blog that we're calling Ener-Gee Whiz. Ener-Gee Whiz posts will provide information on hot energy efficiency and renewables topics in the news or answer energy-related questions posed by Energy Savers blog readers. To get this first post started, I've provided answers to a few questions that consumers have asked of the staff here at the EERE Information Center in recent weeks: Question: I'm interested in installing a small wind or solar electric system at my home. How do I get started? Answer: There are a number of first steps you might consider if you're

337

DGRC AskCal: Natural Language Question Answering for Energy Time Series  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

DGRC AskCal: Natural Language Question Answering for Energy Time Series Andrew Philpot, Jose Luis Ambite, Eduard Hovy Digital Government Research Center USC/Information Sciences Institute 4676 Admiralty Way Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6695 {philpot,ambite,hovy}@isi.edu Abstract Even quite sophisticated

Ambite, José Luis

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The excitation control system of the ASK-100-4 asynchronous compensator  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The excitation regulation system of the ASK-100-4 asynchronous compensator is described. The main modes of operation of the compensators in the Beskudnikovo substation of the 'Mosenergo' JSC are considered. The results of an investigation of an actual sample of an AER-ASC automatic excitation regulator on a computer bench, operating in real time, are presented.

Dovganyuk, I. Ya.; Labunets, I. A.; Plotnikova, T. V.; Sokur, P. V., E-mail: sokur@vniie.ru; Shakaryan, Yu. G. [JSC 'R and D Centre for Power Engineering' (Russian Federation)

2010-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Asking for Help Using Inverse Semantics Author Names Omitted for Anonymous Review. Paper-ID 69  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Asking for Help Using Inverse Semantics Author Names Omitted for Anonymous Review. Paper-ID 69 an approach for enabling a robot to recover from failures by communicating its need for specific help targeted spoken-language requests for help such as "Please give me the white table leg that is on the black

Tellex, Stefanie

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Physics 171 Problem Set #3 Fall 2014 MIDTERM ALERT: The midterm exam will be a take-home exam. The exam will be  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Physics 171 Problem Set #3 Fall 2014 MIDTERM ALERT: The midterm exam will be a take-home exam topics of the Physics 171 Course Outline (and on the material covered on the first three problem sets

California at Santa Cruz, University of

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We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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40 Most Asked Questions Concerning the CEQ's National Environmental Policy Act  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Fed. Reg. 18026 (March 23, 1981) Fed. Reg. 18026 (March 23, 1981) As amended COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY Executive Office of the President Memorandum to Agencies: Forty Most Asked Questions Concerning CEQ's National Environmental Policy Act Regulations SUMMARY: The Council on Environmental Quality, as part of its oversight of implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act, held meetings in the ten Federal regions with Federal, State, and local officials to discuss administration of the implementing regulations. The forty most asked questions were compiled in a memorandum to agencies for the information of relevant officials. In order efficiently to respond to public inquiries this memorandum is reprinted in this issue of the Federal Register. Ref: 40 CFR Parts 1500 - 1508 (1987).

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Special Event/Tour Detail: Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Special Event/Tour Detail: Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab Special Event/Tour Detail: Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab Tour Info Public Tours Registrar Calendar Special Event/Tours Audience: Public, Teachers, Students, Grades 6 - Adult Description: Take science questions straight to experts. Physicists answer questions and explain everything from the Big Bang to how a particle accelerator works. Ask a Scientist is held from 1 PM to 4 PM on the first Sunday of the month (except holiday weekends when we delay by one week and in the month of the Family Open House). Each three-hour session includes a presentation by a scientist, a tour, and a Q & A period. The docent-led tour includes visiting the 1st and 15th floor of Wilson Hall, the Linac building with the first two accelerators, the neutron therapy area and the Main Control Room. There is no charge for the session, but advance registration is required. The minimum age for the tour is 10 years old. No exceptions.

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FOIA Frequently Requested Documents: Definitized Subcontract No. ZDO-2-30628-09  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

FOIA Frequently Requested Documents: Definitized Subcontract No. ZDO-2-30628-09. Subcontract between Midwest Research Institute National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Evergreen Solar, Inc.

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Assessment of the need for dual indoor/outdoor warning systems and enhanced tone alert technologies in the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The need for a dual indoor/outdoor warning system as recommended by the program guidance and Alert and Notification (A N) standard for the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program is analyzed in this report. Under the current program standards, the outdoor warning system consists of omnidirectional sirens and the new indoor system would be an enhanced tone alert (TA) radio system. This analysis identifies various tone-alert technologies, distribution options, and alternative siren configurations. It also assesses the costs and benefits of the options and analyzes what appears to best meet program needs. Given the current evidence, it is recommended that a 10-dB siren system and the special or enhanced TA radio be distributed to each residence and special institution in the immediate response zone as preferred the A N standard. This approach minimizes the cost of maintenance and cost of the TA radio system while providing a high degree of reliability for indoor alerting. Furthermore, it reaches the population (residential and institutional) in the greatest need of indoor alerting.

Sorensen, J.H.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of the need for dual indoor/outdoor warning systems and enhanced tone alert technologies in the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The need for a dual indoor/outdoor warning system as recommended by the program guidance and Alert and Notification (A&N) standard for the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program is analyzed in this report. Under the current program standards, the outdoor warning system consists of omnidirectional sirens and the new indoor system would be an enhanced tone alert (TA) radio system. This analysis identifies various tone-alert technologies, distribution options, and alternative siren configurations. It also assesses the costs and benefits of the options and analyzes what appears to best meet program needs. Given the current evidence, it is recommended that a 10-dB siren system and the special or enhanced TA radio be distributed to each residence and special institution in the immediate response zone as preferred the A&N standard. This approach minimizes the cost of maintenance and cost of the TA radio system while providing a high degree of reliability for indoor alerting. Furthermore, it reaches the population (residential and institutional) in the greatest need of indoor alerting.

Sorensen, J.H.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ivestock and poultry operations frequently use anaerobic lagoons as liquid waste storage and  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, The Texas A&M University System. #12;Pumping Pumping from the lagoon should be conducted annually, at least the designed life of sludge storage, frequent agitation and pumping may be necessary. In addition, solidsL ivestock and poultry operations frequently use anaerobic lagoons as liquid waste storage

Mukhtar, Saqib

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Alertness, performance and off-duty sleep on 8-hour and 12-hour night shifts in a simulated continuous operations control room setting  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A growing number of nuclear power plants in the United States have adopted routine 12-hr shift schedules. Because of the potential impact that extended work shifts could have on safe and efficient power plant operation, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission funded research on 8-hr and 12-hr shifts at the Human Alertness Research Center (HARC) in Boston, Massachusetts. This report describes the research undertaken: a study of simulated 8-hr and 12-hr work shifts that compares alertness, speed, and accuracy at responding to simulator alarms, and relative cognitive performance, self-rated mood and vigor, and sleep-wake patterns of 8-hr versus 12-hr shift workers.

Baker, T.L. [Institute for Circadian Physiology, Boston, MA (United States)

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Frequently Used Forms and Links | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Safeguards & Security Safeguards & Security » Frequently Used Forms and Links Safety, Security and Infrastructure (SSI) SSI Home Facilities and Infrastructure Safeguards & Security Frequently Used Forms and Links Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) Organization Chart .pdf file (82KB) Phone Listing .pdf file (129KB) SC HQ Continuity of Operations (COOP) Implementation Plan .pdf file (307KB) Categorical Exclusion Determinations SLI & SS Budget Contact Information Safety, Security and Infrastructure U.S. Department of Energy SC-31/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4097 F: (301) 903-7047 Safeguards & Security Frequently Used Forms and Links Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Frequently Used Forms Badging DOE F 206.4 - Information Sheet for Sponsorship of HSPD-12 Credential

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New Phytol. (1998), 139, 331339 Multiple-host fungi are the most frequent  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

New Phytol. (1998), 139, 331­339 Multiple-host fungi are the most frequent and abundant, citing physiological adap- tations to marginal habitats or plant chemicals as selection pressures toward

Horton, Tom

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FREQUENT BASALTIC PLINIAN ERUPTIONS IN THE HISTORY OF CHIKURACHKI VOLCANO, KURILE ISLANDS, RUSSIA  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

FREQUENT BASALTIC PLINIAN ERUPTIONS IN THE HISTORY OF CHIKURACHKI VOLCANO, KURILE ISLANDS, RUSSIA, Petropavlovsk- Kamchatsky, Russia; belousov@mail.ru. (2) - GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany. Chikurachki is a young, active

Belousov, Alexander

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A Sliding-Window Approach for Finding Top-k Frequent Itemsets from Uncertain Streams  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The analysis and management of uncertain data has attracted a lot of attention recently in many important applications such as pattern recognition and sensor network. Frequent itemset mining is often useful in analyzing uncertain data in those applications. ...

Xiaojian Zhang; Huili Peng

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Everyday work frequently involves coordinating and collaborating with others, but the structure of collaboration  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

ABSTRACT Everyday work frequently involves coordinating and collaborating with others, but the structure of collaboration is largely invisible to conventional desktop applications. We are exploring ways to support everyday collaboration by allowing applications access to the social, organizational, and temporal

Dourish,Paul

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UCPD CRIME ALERT -Cell Phones Taken Near Rustin Avenue & Linden Street Cell Phones Taken From Victims near Rustin Avenue & Linden Street  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

UCPD CRIME ALERT - Cell Phones Taken Near Rustin Avenue & Linden Street Cell Phones Taken From Department responded to two(2) cell phone snatchings that occurred at about 6:00 pm and again at about 9 to be aware of their surroundings, to not be distracted by cell phones/electronic devices and to keep those

Lyubomirsky, Ilya

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PRO-DAIRY Alert and Action Statement Water use reporting required for New York State dairy farms that use large quantities of water.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 PRO-DAIRY Alert and Action Statement Water use reporting required for New York State dairy farms to have plentiful water, the reporting of water usage provides NYSDEC information to manage the state that use large quantities of water. All dairy farms should be aware of this requirement, especially those

Walter, M.Todd

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Alex opened the meeting and asked for introductions by the Group  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

External Coordination Working Group External Coordination Working Group Security Topic Group Meeting Summary September 22, 2005 Alex Thrower introduced himself as the new lead for the Security Topic Group (STG) and asked for introductions by the STG. (A sign-up sheet was provided.) In addition to stating their names and affiliations, STG members expressed their interest in expectations for the meeting and subsequent accomplishments from the group. The STG Proposed Work Plan was placed up on the overhead during discussions for reference. Alex suggested members raise security topics of interest for consideration. One participant requested information about the status of the Transportation System Classification Guide and on the topic of vulnerability assessments. John Fitzgibbons, from the Office of Security, gave an

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Plant Protein Localization Using Discriminative and Frequent Partition-Based Subsequences  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Plant Protein Localization Using Discriminative and Frequent Partition-Based Subsequences S. Vahid. Extracellular plant proteins are responsible for vital functions such as nutrition acquisi- tion, protection to the extracellular space. There is a variety of localization sites within plant cells such as nucleus, mito- chondria

Zaiane, Osmar R.

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FP-Rank: An Effective Ranking Approach Based on Frequent Pattern Analysis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

FP-Rank: An Effective Ranking Approach Based on Frequent Pattern Analysis Yuanfeng Song, Kenneth. Ranking documents in terms of their relevance to a given query is fundamental to many real on developing efficient ranking models. While ranking mod- els are usually trained based on given training

Ng, Wilfred Siu Hung

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Epigenetic inactivation of growth regulatory genes is a frequent event in liver cell adenoma (LCA)  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...a frequent event in liver cell adenoma (LCA) Ulrich Lehmann Ina Berg-Ribbe Peer Flemming...transformation. For liver cell adenoma (LCA) only very limited information is available...the meth ylation of a set of 8 genes in LCA. Genomic DNA was isolated from fresh frozen...

Ulrich Lehmann; Ina Berg-Ribbe; Peer Flemming; Hans Kreipe

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Frequent Recovery and Broad Genotype 2 Diversity Characterize Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Ghana, West Africa  

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...Hepatitis Prevention Board, Antwerp, Belgium...epidemiological review. J. Viral Hepat...two decades after recovery from a single-source...223-235. Frequent recovery and broad genotype...by a high rate of recovery and the predominance...genotype 2 strains. | National Blood Service...

Daniel Candotti; Jillian Temple; Francis Sarkodie; Jean-Pierre Allain

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Making Better Strategic Decisions,Making Better Strategic Decisions, by Asking If It Is Going To Get Better or Worseby Asking If It Is Going To Get Better or Worse  

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intelligence to provide strategic decision support. · see:see: http://ontolog.cim3.netBedford, PatCassidy, KenBaclawski, DuaneNickull & JerryGlenn (v 1.26) NASA-Ontolog-KMWG "OKMDS" mini-series Ontology in Knowledge Management and Decision Support (OKMDS) #12;2 AbstractAbstract · Simply ask "If

Baclawski, Kenneth B.

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361

Oil and the American Way of Life: Don't Ask, Don't Tell  

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In the coming decades, US consumers will face a series of important decisions about oil. To make effective decisions, consumers must confront some disturbing answers to questions they would rather not ask. These questions include: is the US running out of oil, is the world running out of oil, is OPEC increasing its grip on prices, is the US economy reducing its dependence on energy, and will the competitive market address these issues in a timely fashion? Answers to these questions indicate that the market will not address these issues: the US has already run out of inexpensive sources of oil such that rising prices no longer elicit significant increases in supply. The US experience implies that within a couple of decades, the world oil market will change from increasing supply at low prices to decreasing supply at higher prices. As the world approaches this important turning point, OPEC will strengthen its grip on world oil prices. Contrary to popular belief, the US economy continues to be highly dependent on energy, especially inexpensive sources of energy. Together, these trends threaten to undermine the basic way in which the US economy generates a high standard of living.

Kaufmann, Robert (Boston University) [Boston University

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Regional Coordinators by NYFOA Chapter Contact the Regional Coordinator for your county and ask for a Master Forest Owner Volunteer  

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Counties: Cayuga, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego Region: LHC Coordinator: Keith Hedgecock 244Regional Coordinators by NYFOA Chapter Contact the Regional Coordinator for your county and ask-945-4849 robertwood@wildblue.net Counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus Region: AFC - West Coordinator: Dick Patton P

Walter, M.Todd

363

Coal River Mountain Action Several people asked for more information about the 23 June civil disobedience near Coal River  

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Coal River Mountain Action Several people asked for more information about the 23 June civil disobedience near Coal River Mountain. We need Dickens to describe the local situation, but you can glean the practice of mountaintop removal. Vernon Haltom vernoncrmw@gmail.com, head of Coal River Mountain Watch

Hansen, James E.

364

Journal of Mediterranean Ecology vol.3, No 2-3 2002 Ecology is increasingly being asked to address  

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35 Journal of Mediterranean Ecology vol.3, No 2-3 2002 Preface Ecology is increasingly being asked advising on these issues, ecologists rely on two central concepts in ecology, the concept of ecosy- stem concepts are translated into two separate approaches for land planning and management is new. Most ecologi

365

Galaxy Clusters in the Swift/Burst Alert Telescope Era: Hard X-rays in the Intracluster Medium  

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We report the detection of 10 clusters of galaxies in the ongoing Swift/Burst Alert Telescope (BAT) all-sky survey. This sample, which mostly comprises merging clusters, was serendipitously detected in the 15-55 keV band. We use the BAT sample to investigate the presence of excess hard X-rays above the thermal emission. The BAT clusters do not show significant (e.g., ?2?) nonthermal hard X-ray emission. The only exception is represented by Perseus whose high-energy emission is likely due to NGC 1275. Using XMM-Newton, Swift/XRT, Chandra and BAT data, we are able to produce upper limits of the inverse Compton (IC) emission mechanism which are in disagreement with most of the previously-claimed hard X-ray excesses. The coupling of the X-ray upper limits of the IC mechanism to radio data shows that, in some clusters, the magnetic field might be larger than 0.5 ?G. We also derive the first log N-log S and luminosity function distributions of galaxy clusters above 15 keV.

M. Ajello; P. Rebusco; N. Cappelluti; O. Reimer; H. Bhringer; J. Greiner; N. Gehrels; J. Tueller; A. Moretti

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Identification of glioma cancer-alerted gene markers based on a diagnostic outcome correlation analysis preferential approach  

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Identifying glioma cancer-alerted genetic markers through analysis of microarray data allows us to detect tumours at the genome-wide level. To this end, we propose to identify glioma gene markers based primarily on their correlation with the glioma diagnostic outcomes, rather than merely on the classification quality or differential expression levels, as it is not the classification or expression level per se that is crucial, but the selection of biologically relevant biomarkers is the most important issue. With the help of singular value decomposition, microarray data are decomposed and the eigenvectors corresponding to the biological effect of diagnostic outcomes are identified. Genes that play important roles in determining this biological effect are thus detected. Therefore, genes are essentially identified in terms of their strength of association with diagnostic outcomes. Monte Carlo simulations are then used to fine tune the selected gene set in terms of classification accuracy. Experiments show that the proposed method achieves better classification accuracies and is data sets independent. Graph-based statistical analysis showed that the selected genes have close relationships with glioma diagnostic outcomes. Further biological database and literature study confirms that the identified genes are biologically relevant.

Bin Han; Haifeng Lai; Ruifei Xie; Lihua Li; Lei Zhu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Investigation of 4-ASK modulation with digital filtering to increase 20 times of direct modulation speed of white-light LED visible light communication system  

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In this demonstration, we propose and experimentally investigate the quaternary-amplitude-shift-keying (4-ASK) modulation with digital filtering to enhance the direct modulation speed...

Yeh, C H; Liu, Y F; Chow, C W; Liu, Y; Huang, P Y; Tsang, H K

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RADIATION ALERT User Manual  

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not contaminate the Inspector by touching it to radioactive surfaces or materials. If contamination is suspected Environmental Area Monitoring 16 Checking for Surface Contamination 16 5 Maintenance 17 Calibration 17, and x-ray radiation. Its applications include: · Detecting and measuring surface contamination

Haller, Gary L.

369

The Results of Tests of ASK-100-4UKhL4 Type Asynchronized Compensators at the Beskudnikovo 500kV Substation  

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Two ASK-100-4UKhL4 100 Mvar asynchronized compensators were introduced into operation in the 500kV Beskudnikovo substation in 2012. The results of systems tests...

L. G. Volodarskii; I. Ya. Dovganyuk; R. D. Mnev

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Big Data Frequent Pattern Mining David C. Anastasiu and Jeremy Iverson and Shaden Smith and George Karypis  

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Big Data Frequent Pattern Mining David C. Anastasiu and Jeremy Iverson and Shaden Smith and George with today, the so-called "Big Data". Web log data from social media sites such as Twitter produce over one

Karypis, George

371

Forensic investigations frequently utilize facial reconstructions/approximations to stimulate recognition and identification. Over the past 25 years, many computer-  

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REVIEW Abstract Forensic investigations frequently utilize facial reconstructions by the wider forensic science field. In addi- tion, constant re-evaluation and assessment will promote further improvement and increase reliability. Key Words: Forensic; human identification; facial reconstruction; facial

Frey, Pascal

372

Frequent biphasic cellular responses of permanent fish cell cultures to deoxynivalenol (DON)  

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Contamination of animal feed with mycotoxins is a major problem for fish feed mainly due to usage of contaminated ingredients for production and inappropriate storage of feed. The use of cereals for fish food production further increases the risk of a potential contamination. Potential contaminants include the mycotoxin deoxynivalenol (DON) which is synthesized by globally distributed fungi of the genus Fusarium. The toxicity of DON is well recognized in mammals. In this study, we confirm cytotoxic effects of DON in established permanent fish cell lines. We demonstrate that DON is capable of influencing the metabolic activity and cell viability in fish cells as determined by different assays to indicate possible cellular targets of this toxin. Evaluation of cell viability by measurement of membrane integrity, mitochondrial activity and lysosomal function after 24 h of exposure of fish cell lines to DON at a concentration range of 0-3000 ng ml{sup -1} shows a biphasic effect on cells although differences in sensitivity occur. The cell lines derived from rainbow trout are particularly sensitive to DON. The focus of this study lies, furthermore, on the effects of DON at different concentrations on production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the different fish cell lines. The results show that DON mainly reduces ROS production in all cell lines that were used. Thus, our comparative investigations reveal that the fish cell lines show distinct species-related endpoint sensitivities that also depend on the type of tissue from which the cells were derived and the severity of exposure. - Highlights: > DON uptake by cells is not extensive. > All fish cell lines are sensitive to DON. > DON is most cytotoxic to rainbow trout cells. > Biphasic cellular responses were frequently observed. > Our results are similar to studies on mammalian cell lines.

Pietsch, Constanze, E-mail: constanze.pietsch@unibas.ch [University Basel, Man-Society-Environment, Department of Environmental Sciences, Vesalgasse 1, CH-4051 Basel (Switzerland); Bucheli, Thomas D.; Wettstein, Felix E. [Agroscope Reckenholz-Taenikon (ART), Research Station ART, Reckenholzstrasse 191, CH-8046 Zuerich (Switzerland); Burkhardt-Holm, Patricia [University Basel, Man-Society-Environment, Department of Environmental Sciences, Vesalgasse 1, CH-4051 Basel (Switzerland)

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Management Alert - The 2020 Vision One System Proposal for Commissioning and Startup of the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant, IG-0871  

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The 2020 Vision One System Proposal The 2020 Vision One System Proposal for Commissioning and Startup of the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant DOE/IG-0871 October 2012 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 October 3, 2012 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Management Alert on "The 2020 Vision One System Proposal for Commissioning and Startup of the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant" IMMEDIATE CONCERN The Department of Energy is considering a proposal known at the 2020 Vision One System (2020 Vision) that would implement a phased approach to commissioning the $12.2 billion Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP). As part of the phased approach, the Low-

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Sign In My EndNote Web My ResearcherID My Citation Alerts My Saved Searches Log Out Help Search Cited Reference Search Advanced Search Search History Marked List (0)  

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Cited Reference Search Advanced Search Search History Marked List (0) Web of Science® Sign In My EndNote Web My ResearcherID My Citation Alerts My Saved Searches Log Out Help Search a Cited Reference Search to include citations to items not indexed within Web of Science. Citation Report

Wang, Zhong L.

375

Sign In My EndNote Web My ResearcherID My Citation Alerts My Saved Searches Log Out Help Search Cited Reference Search Advanced Search Search History Marked List (0)  

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Cited Reference Search Advanced Search Search History Marked List (0) Web of Science® Sign In My EndNote Web My ResearcherID My Citation Alerts My Saved Searches Log Out Help Search&HCI. This report reflects citations to source items indexed within Web of Science. Perform a Cited Reference Search

Wang, Zhong L.

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Jordan Boyd-Graber, Kimberly Glasgow, and Jackie Sauter Zajac. Spoiler Alert: Machine Learning Approaches to Detect Social Media Posts with Revelatory Information. ASIST 2013: The 76th Annual Meeting of the American  

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Jordan Boyd-Graber, Kimberly Glasgow, and Jackie Sauter Zajac. Spoiler Alert: Machine Learning of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2013. @inproceedings{Boyd and Technology Author = {Jordan Boyd-Graber and Kimberly Glasgow and Jackie Sauter Zajac}, Year = {2013

Boyd-Graber, Jordan

377

Supporting Sound Management of Our Coasts and Seas Kasatochi Volcano Alaska is noteworthy as a region of frequent seismic and  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

as a region of frequent seismic and volcanic activity. The region contains 52 historically active volcanoes of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge (AMNWR); therefore which long-term comparisons will be made. The teams were supported in the field by the U.S. Fish

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Abstract--Heart rate variability (HRV) is frequently used to measure autonomic nervous system (ANS) activity. However,  

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1 of 4 Abstract--Heart rate variability (HRV) is frequently used to measure autonomic nervous frequency (HF) ratio with little change in mean heart rate. Results suggest that nicotine affects both components may yield erroneous results. Keywords--Autonomic regulation, heart rate variability, Lomb

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LBNL/ PUB 3000 Chapter 8 Questions on Electrical Cords 2010 Questions have been asked about electrical safety that includes extension cords,  

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LBNL/ PUB 3000 Chapter 8 ­ Questions on Electrical Cords 2010 Questions have been asked about at the lab out of Pub 3000 chapter 8 & 10 Chapter 8 ELECTRICAL SAFETY Contents Approved by Keith Gershon construction sites, in damp areas, or in an area where a person may be in direct contact with a solidly

Knowles, David William

380

Dusty M&M's Last week I went over to a co-worker's office to ask a favor when I  

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&M's. After all, that's one handful in the mouth. Done. Gone. No more worrying about the dust situation praise). Or if you see someone doing something you don't understand, ask questions. The point is people something. So many of us struggle with our challenges because we keep attempting to overcome them

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Library Snapshot Week: Sunday, April 17-Saturday April 23, 2011 During Library Snapshot week, all library employees, including student employees, were asked to record  

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Library Snapshot Week: Sunday, April 17-Saturday April 23, 2011 During Library Snapshot week, all library employees, including student employees, were asked to record every interaction with the public. Also collected were other statistics. These numbers paint a more complete picture of the Library

Barrash, Warren

382

WIPP - Frequently Requested Records  

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FOIA Quick Links FOIA Home Page What is a FOIA? How to Submit A FOIA Request Cost of a FOIA Request Electronic FOIA Request Form FOIA Annual Reports FOIA Public Reading Facilities/Electronic Reading Facilities FOIA Requester Service Centers and FOIA Public Liaisons FOIA Reading Room FOIA Requests Received and Estimated Completion Dates FOIA Requests Received by the Carlsbad Field Office since 2009 5 U.S.C. § 552 10 CFR 1004 Fiscal Year FOIA Annual Reports for DOE Carlsbad Field Office FOIA 2009 Fiscal Year Annual Report FOIA 2008 Fiscal Year Annual Report FOIA 2007 Fiscal Year Annual Report FOIA 2006 Fiscal Year Annual Report FOIA 2005 Fiscal Year Annual Report FOIA 2004 Fiscal Year Annual Report FOIA 2003 Fiscal Year Annual Report FOIA 2002 Fiscal Year Annual Report

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ALERT NOTIFICATION 1. NCSU WolfAlert Text  

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-information _____________________ MEDICAL EMERGENCIES AND MEDICAL AID These are some of the most common emergen- cies, so be sure you know where to turn. 1. Emergency Response: · Call 911 from a campus phone or; · Use Blue Light Emergency Phone 2. University Student Health Services · Medical care is available for students: Weekdays 8:30 a

384

Federal technology alert: Ultrasonic humidifiers  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Humidifiers are used in buildings to maintain humidity levels to ensure quality and handling capabilities in manufacturing processes, to lower the transmission rate of disease-causing bacteria in hospitals, to reduce static electricity in manufacturing clean rooms and in computer rooms, and to provide higher levels of employee comfort in offices. Ultrasonic humidifiers generate a water mist without raising its temperature. An electronic oscillation is converted to a mechanical oscillation using a piezo disk immersed in a reservoir of mineral-free water. The mechanical oscillation is directed at the surface of the water, where at very high frequencies it creates a very fine mist of water droplets. This adiabatic process, which does not heat the supply water, reduces humidifier energy use by 90 to 93% compared with systems that do boil the water. Ultrasonic humidifiers have been demonstrated to be more efficient and to require less maintenance than competing humidifier technologies such as electrode canisters, quartz lamps, and indirect steam-to-steam. They do not require anticorrosive additives that affect the indoor air quality of buildings using direct steam humidifiers. There are two potential disadvantages of ultrasonic humidifiers. They must use mineral-free, deionized water or water treated with reverse osmosis. Treated water reduces maintenance costs because it eliminates calcium deposits, but increases other operating costs. Also, the cool mist from ultrasonic humidifiers absorbs energy from the supply air as it evaporates and provides a secondary cooling effect.

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UNH Regional Transportation Guide Printed Feb. 2014 Schedules and Services change frequently Be sure to call your carrier for latest information!  

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service from Boston's South Station to NYC, western Mass, Vermont, and Upstate NY. MBTA Commuter Rail (Train) www.mbta.com 1-800-392-6100 Frequent commuter rail service to Worcester and numerous

New Hampshire, University of

386

Liquid Metal Flow Can Be One Clue to Explain the Frequently Observed Fluid-Like Matters on Mars  

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The frequently discovered flooding structure on Mars and other planets has long been an intriguing mystery remained un-disclosed so far. Considering that on Earth, quite a few low melting point liquid metals or their alloy can be candidates of fluid like matters, we proposed here that there might also exists certain liquid metal instead of water or methane alone on Mars or the like planets. Compared with water, such liquid metal would be much easier to stay at the Mars surface because of its low melting point however extremely high evaporation point. Along this theoretical route, quite a few observations on the fluid like matters in former space explorations can be well interpreted. Such hypothesis for the existence of liquid metal on Mars surface does not mean refuting the possibility of water on Mars. This new point would be helpful for planning further exploration of Mars in a sense according to the characters of liquid metal. It at least identifies one more target fluid towards either finding or denying life at outer space. Whether the planet could harbor life in some form or it reaffirms Mars as an important future destination for human exploration still needs serious but not just enthusiasm explorations.

Jing Liu; Yunxia Gao; Huangde Li

2013-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

387

Liquid Metal Flow Can Be One Clue to Explain the Frequently Observed Fluid-Like Matters on Mars  

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The frequently discovered flooding structure on Mars and other planets has long been an intriguing mystery remained un-disclosed so far. Considering that on Earth, quite a few low melting point liquid metals or their alloy can be candidates of fluid like matters, we proposed here that there might also exists certain liquid metal instead of water or methane alone on Mars or the like planets. Compared with water, such liquid metal would be much easier to stay at the Mars surface because of its low melting point however extremely high evaporation point. Along this theoretical route, quite a few observations on the fluid like matters in former space explorations can be well interpreted. Such hypothesis for the existence of liquid metal on Mars surface does not mean refuting the possibility of water on Mars. This new point would be helpful for planning further exploration of Mars in a sense according to the characters of liquid metal. It at least identifies one more target fluid towards either finding or denying l...

Liu, Jing; Li, Huangde

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BPA BUYER LISTING August 2013 For the "NIH Purchase Card List", visit http://www.nih.gov/icd/od/foia/ and scroll to "Frequently Requested Records"  

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BPA BUYER LISTING August 2013 For the "NIH Purchase Card List", visit http://www.nih.gov/icd/od/foia/ and scroll to "Frequently Requested Records" Name BPA Call Approval Threshold FSS BPA Call Approval Threshold ENNIS, COLLEEN E 500000 25000 NCI #12;BPA BUYER LISTING August 2013 For the "NIH Purchase Card List

Rau, Don C.

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From the Mailbag: Questions and Comments on the New Energy.gov  

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You asked, we answered! Check out some frequently asked questions on the new and improved Energy.gov.

390

Information Bridge: DOE Scientific and Technical Information - FAQ  

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IB Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) IB Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) What does the Information Bridge (IB) contain? and what is the date range of the content? When was IB created and why? What are the topics in IB? Search Architecture - What Is under the hood? How often are documents added to the database? How do I find a document in IB? How do I download a document? how long will it take? and how much will it cost? If I am interested in just a few pages, can I download only those pages of interest? Can I download records in MARC format? Can I download records in OAI format? What types of documents can be found on IB? How do I get help with the IB? How do I get help with IB Alerts? What are the technical requirements for IB? How widespread is DOE's research efforts? What other databases/products are available from DOE's Office of

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Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Frequently Asked Questions Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Frequently Asked...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - atmospheric greenhouse effect Sample Search...  

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by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: atmospheric greenhouse effect Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Question...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - academic radiation oncology Sample Search...  

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McMaster University Collection: Engineering 2 RADIATION ONCOLOGY FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS -2010 Summary: RADIATION ONCOLOGY FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - 2010 Specialty...

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LBNL Frequently Needed Proposal Information  

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National Laboratory was founded by Nobel Laureate, Dr. Ernest Orlando Lawrence in 1931. For more Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory" LBNL/Office of Sponsored Projects Office Address Lawrence or Linda Nowell at lcnowell@lbl.gov (510) 486-6873. About Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Lawrence

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Frequently Used Codes and Standards  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The Merriam-Webster dictionary definition of Code is a systematic statement of a body of law, specially one given statutory force, and Standard is something established by authority, custom, ... engineering c...

Javad Khazaii

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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August 31, 2012 SBIR Alerting Service  

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-weekly notification of SBIR and STTR solicitation announcements, news and information, and Internet resources relevant Solicitations Released · SBIR Proposal Writing Tip: Fraud, Waste and Abuse · Conferences and Workshops · Open

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February 17, 2012 SBIR Alerting Service  

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, and Internet resources relevant to the SBIR/STTR programs. This service is provided by the Economic Development the Appearance of Waste, Fraud or Abuse · Conferences and Workshops · Open Solicitations >> SBIR/STTR NEWS

398

Environment Health and Safety Hazard Alert  

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doctoral student (PD) was running a subcritical water experiment in an oil bath. The oil bath was left

Habib, Ayman

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CONSTRUCTION ALERT Additional Notice to Ongoing Project  

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-541-510 CONTRACTOR: Circuit Builders Inc. SCOPE OF WORK: Testing of the new fire alarm system DURATION OF PROJECT Operations, Campus Security, and Fire Safety. SUBJECT: Bachman Hall Replace Fire Alarm System UHM 09

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Consumer Alert Pirated Software May Contain Malware  

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. Today, the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination (IPR) Center - of which the FBI is a key sellers of pirated software, submit a tip to the IPR Center or the Internet Crime Complaint Center. And know this: Pirated software is just one of the many threats that the IPR Center and the FBI

Bernstein, Phil

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September 27, 2013 SBIR Alerting Service  

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of your message by October 15, 2013. In honor of all the good work that Richard, Gary, PNNL and DOE have at www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=c44fc698a9eb6d885d447e182b780f0a&tab=core&_cview=0

402

June 29, 2012 SBIR Alerting Service  

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8670328f827bd5&tab=core&_cvi ew=1. DOE FY 2012 SBIR/STTR Phase I (Release 3) FOA Deadline Reminder Grant Solicitation Deadline Reminder · DOE FY 2012 SBIR/STTR Phase I (Release 3) FOA Deadline Reminder · USDA FY-2013 Applications in response to the Department of Energy (DOE) FY 2012 SBIR/STTR Phase I (Release 3) Funding

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May 10, 2013 SBIR Alerting Service  

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Presolicitation Notice · 2013 Spring National SBIR Conference Begins Next Week · DOE FY 2013 Phase I Release 2 announcement, visit https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=0c12b7987df87eaa2b132de77c6610d2&tab=core

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November 30, 2012 SBIR Alerting Service  

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.1 Solicitation in Pre-Release · DOE FY 2013 SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 2 Funding Opportunity Announcement Issued28fa53b84&tab=core&_cview=0, indicates that: A public website will be available where technicald7a&tab=core&_cview=1. For more information regarding the DOC NOAA SBIR program, visit the newly

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May 4, 2012 SBIR Alerting Service  

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.2 in Pre-Release · DOE SBIR Phase I Release 3 Changes Announced · Tibbetts Awards Announced · Small.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=6e0123fa72ed581588276eee41104998&tab=core&_cview=0 Notice Type: Presolicitation Notice Solicitation N122-151 has been removed. DOE SBIR Phase I Release 3 Changes Announced The Department of Energy

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October 26, 2012 SBIR Alerting Service  

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-solicitation Notice · DOE SBIR/STTR News · NIH SBIR/STTR Commercialization Assistance Program Announcement · SBIR.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=64d58c07987d7946fa65537451d519dc&tab=core&_cview=0, but a portion of the notice appears below: Notice program, visit the NOAA Technology Partnerships Office website at www.oar.noaa.gov/orta/. DOE SBIR

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Inside This Issue Email Alerts For 2  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to the Commons help desk. Now you will find the Zotero citation management tool as a standard plugin for the Firefox browser. Zotero is a free tool for managing bibliographies and clippings from websites (similar a presentation to help identify areas for improvement. The camera and manual are in the box you sign out when you

California at San Diego, University of

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April 6, 2012 SBIR Alerting Service  

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will be considered for this FOA. Pre- Applications must be emailed mail to the DOE SBIR/STTR Programs Office at sbir-sttr@science to the SBIR/STTR programs. This service is provided by the Economic Development Office of Pacific Northwest AND INFORMATION DOE SBIR Phase I Release 3 Announcement The Department of Energy (DOE) SBIR/STTR Programs Office

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Genotoxic Impurities: From Structural Alerts to Qualification  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

(15) For example, aniline produced no positive response in an oral bioassay in male rats at doses up to 60 mg/kg/day,(16) whereas oral aniline hydrochloride at doses from 115 to 286 mg/kg/day tested positive in the rat, particularly in males (TD50 269 mg/kg/day), and was noncarcinogenic in mice at doses up to 1500 mg/kg/day. ... Prolonged exposure of rats to high concentrations of inhaled formaldehyde has been shown to significantly decrease the density of structural proteins of the junctional complex in the nasoepithelium. ... rate (failure to detect increased tumor rates) was investigated. ...

David J. Snodin

2010-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Physician Preference Cardiac Alert Modality system  

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Since the parameters used for diagnosis may differ from physician to physician, the attending medical staff often finds it confusing to make a decision as to whether or not to notify the particular physician of their patient's present condition...

Borade, Pravin

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST SAFETY ALERT BULLETIN February 8, 2010  

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if the strap should fail. Figure 3: Image of Fisher brand wall mounted compressed gas cylinder bracket strap installed (image courtesy of manufacturer) and b) same wall bracket installed at NIST is not installed or in use. Figure 2: Image of a defective (left) and nondefective (right) buckle

Perkins, Richard A.

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July 13, 2012 SBIR Alerting Service  

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with the resources that are available from the various components of DoD that can help with the process. Most' technologies and provides a forum for commercialization opportunities, and will bring together current SBIR commercial markets. For more information, email conference@esncc.com. 2012 National SBIR and STTR Conference

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Agent-Based Alerting for Forecasters  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

­ Temperature ­ Pressure ­ Wind direction ­ Wind speed ­ ... #12;Titan Radar System Provides current;Agents · Agent: software that is autonomous, situated in an environment · An intelligent agent is proactive, reactive, social · Also flexible, robust, rational #12;Agents vs. Objects · Agents are autonomous

Dance, Sandy

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December 14, 2012 SBIR Alerting Service  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

.1-005: Quick Disconnect Cables for Utility Power Distribution Systems Proposals will be accepted via Vehicle Detection and Warning System. Maximum two awards in amounts of $150,000 for Phase I, and $1-SB013.1-003: Burn-Saver Device H-SB013.1-004: GPS Disruption Detection and Localization H-SB013

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FLU ALERT SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT Spring 2014  

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: Dry Cough Nasal Congestion Sore Throat THE BEST TREATMENT FOR THE FLU IS ­ Rest! Cough syrup if coughing interferes with sleep You are most contagious from the day before your symptoms begin, through the period of prominent symptoms. Symptoms usually last a week, but coughing can persist

Rhode Island, University of

416

Is Physics Asking for a New Kinematics?  

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It is discussed whether some of the consistency problems of present-day physics could be solved by replacing special relativity, whose underlying kinematics is ruled by the Poincare' group, by de Sitter relativity, with underlying kinematics ruled by the de Sitter group. In contrast to ordinary special relativity, which seems to fail at the Planck scale, this new relativity is "universal" in the sense that it holds at all energy scales.

R. Aldrovandi; J. G. Pereira

2009-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

417

Chemical safety: asking the right questions  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Recent reports have shown that, despite efforts to the contrary, chemical accidents continue to occur at an unacceptable rate and there is no evidence that this rate is decreasing. Based on this observation, one can conclude that previous analyses have not accurately identified and implemented appropriate fixes to eliminate identified root causes for chemical events. Based on this, it is time to reevaluate chemical accident data with a fresh eye and determine (a) what corrective actions have already been identified but have not been implemented, (b) what other root causes may be involved, and (c) what new corrective actions should be taken to eliminate these newly identified root causes.

Whyte, Helena M [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Quigley, David [Y-12/NSC; Simmons, Fred [SRS; Freshwater, David [DOE/NNSA; Robertson, Janeen [LLNL

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CHEMICAL SAFETY: ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS  

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Recent reports have shown that, despite efforts to the contrary, chemical accidents continue to occur at an unacceptable rate and there is no evidence that this rate is decreasing. Based on this observation, one can conclude that previous analyses have not accurately identified and implemented appropriate fixes to eliminate identified root causes for chemical events. Based on this, it is time to reevaluate chemical accident data with a fresh eye and determine (a) what corrective actions have already been identified but have not been implemented, (b) what other root causes may be involved, and (c) what new corrective actions should be taken to eliminate these newly identified root causes.

Simmons, F

2008-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

419

ANNUAL REPORT 20112012 ASKING BETTER QUESTIONS  

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, how wind turbine blades can be lighter yet stronger, how flow batteries can store energy longer spacecraft without using toxic propellants--even ways to solve some of life's everyday annoyances like

Bhunia, Swarup

420

Ray Orbach Asks Science to Serve Society  

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...grafting an applied component onto DOE's basic science portfolio without diluting the quality of the research itself. Michael Lubell, a lobbyist for the American Physical Society, calls the hydrogen funds a testament to Ray and praises his success...

Eli Kintisch

2006-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

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You Asked, Chu Answered | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

are the most traditional format), gas condensing water heaters, solar hot water heaters, heat pump water heaters, and on-demand water heaters. Each of these types of water heaters...

422

Listening to your heart and feeling yourself: effects of exposure to interoceptive signals during the ultimatum game  

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Subjects were seated in a comfortable armchair and were asked to relax their muscles but to stay alert. The headphones were mounted, and the Doppler device (angle sound) was placed over the ... possible sounds, t...

Bigna Lenggenhager; Ruben T. Azevedo; Alessandra Mancini

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Atmospheric pressure gas plasma-induced colorectal cancer cell death is mediated by Nox2ASK1 apoptosis pathways and oxidative stress is mitigated by SrxNrf2 anti-oxidant system  

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Abstract Atmospheric pressure gas plasma (AGP) generates reactive oxygen species (ROS) that induce apoptosis in cultured cancer cells. The majority of cancer cells develop a ROS-scavenging anti-oxidant system regulated by Nrf2, which confers resistance to ROS-mediated cancer cell death. Generation of ROS is involved in the AGP-induced cancer cell death of several colorectal cancer cells (Caco2, HCT116 and SW480) by activation of ASK1-mediated apoptosis signaling pathway without affecting control cells (human colonic sub-epithelial myofibroblasts; CO18, human fetal lung fibroblast; MRC5 and fetal human colon; FHC). However, the identity of an oxidase participating in AGP-induced cancer cell death is unknown. Here, we report that AGP up-regulates the expression of Nox2 (NADPH oxidase) to produce ROS. RNA interference designed to target Nox2 effectively inhibits the AGP-induced ROS production and cancer cell death. In some cases both colorectal cancer HT29 and control cells showed resistance to AGP treatment. Compared to AGP-sensitive Caco2 cells, HT29 cells show a higher basal level of the anti-oxidant system transcriptional regulator Nrf2 and its target protein sulfiredoxin (Srx) which are involved in cellular redox homeostasis. Silencing of both Nrf2 and Srx sensitized HT29 cells, leads to ROS overproduction and decreased cell viability. This indicates that in HT29 cells, Nrf2/Srx axis is a protective factor against AGP-induced oxidative stress. The inhibition of Nrf2/Srx signaling should be considered as a central target in drug-resistant colorectal cancer treatments.

Musarat Ishaq; Margaret D.M. Evans; Kostya (Ken) Ostrikov

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FOIA Frequently Requested Documents: Definitized Subcontract...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

fDomesticandForei.pdf Retrospective Benefit-Cost Evaluation of DOE Investment in Photovoltaic Energy Systems CO2 Heat Pump Water Heater Prototype
Credit: Oak Ridge...

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Golden Reading Room: FOIA Frequently Requested Documents  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Below are electronic versions of Golden Field Office Reading Room documents that were created after November 1, 1996, per the requirements of the Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendment of...

426

High performance methods for frequent pattern mining.  

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?? Current Big Data era is generating tremendous amount of data in most fields such as business, social media, engineering, and medicine. The demand to (more)

Vu, Lan

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

E-Print Network 3.0 - alleviating greenhouse effects Sample Search...  

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1.3 Summary: Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Question 1.3 What is the Greenhouse Effect? The Sun... by the atmosphere, including clouds, and reradiated back to Earth....

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E-Print Network 3.0 - attached greenhouses Sample Search Results  

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1.3 Summary: Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Question 1.3 What is the Greenhouse Effect? The Sun... by the atmosphere, including clouds, and reradiated back to Earth....

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The ASK1 and ASK2 Genes Are Essential for Arabidopsis Early Development  

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...demonstrated to control flower development (UFO) (Ingram et al., 1997 Samach et al...1999), COI1 (Xu et al., 2002), UFO (Samach et al., 1999), and EID1 (Dieterle...regulates development and interacts with the UFO gene to control floral organ identity in...

Fuquan Liu; Weimin Ni; Megan E. Griffith; Zhiyuan Huang; Changqing Chang; Wen Peng; Hong Ma; Daoxin Xie

2003-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

430

Export.gov - CS Japan top page  

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日本企業の皆様へ 日本企業の皆様へ Register | Manage Account Search Our Site Click to Search Our Site Export.gov Home Opportunities By Industry By Country Market Research Trade Events Trade Leads Free Trade Agreements Solutions International Sales & Marketing International Financing International Logistics Licenses & Regulations Trade Data & Analysis Trade Problems Locations Domestic Offices International Offices FAQ Blog Connect Home > Japan Local Time in Japan: Print | E-mail Page Japan Japan Home Recent Events Coming Events Other News & Events New Market Alert Services: Nuclear Decontamination in Fukushima Prefecture Forum Select USA Doing Business in Japan Services for U.S. Companies Business Services Providers Links Frequently Asked Questions Internship Program Contact Us

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Technology Transfer: For Industry:SBIR Opportunities  

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For Industry Licensing Overview Frequently Asked Questions Partnering with Berkeley Lab Available Technologies See Also Licensed Technologies Start-up Companies Licensing Interest Form Receive New Tech Alerts Partner Smart with Berkeley Lab (Downloadable Copy, 1.4MB, PDF) Berkeley Lab Economic Impact Report Technology Transfer Opportunities (TTOs) for SBIR and STTR Programs FY2014 Phase 1 Release 1 Selected topic and subtopics contained in this page are designated as Technology Transfer Opportunities (TTOs) from Berkeley Lab. 10. BASIC ENERGY SCIENCES (Phase I $225,000 / Phase II: $1,500,000): Contact: Shanshan Li, Shanshanli@lbl.gov, 510-486-5366 For a description of the technology, publications (if available) and latest patent status, click on the TTO tracking number link.

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Technology Transfer: Site Map  

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Site Map Site Map About Us About Technology Transfer Contact Us Available Technologies Advanced Materials Biofuels Biotechnology and Medicine Developing World Energy Environmental Technologies Imaging and Lasers Ion Sources and Beam Technologies Nanotechnology and Microtechnology Software and Information Technology For Industry Licensing Overview Frequently Asked Questions Partnering with Berkeley Lab Licensing Interest Form Receive New Tech Alerts For Researchers What You Need to Know and Do The Tech Transfer Process Forms Record of Invention (Word doc -- please do not use earlier PDF version of the form) Software Disclosure and Abstract (PDF, use Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader 9 and up ONLY to complete the form) Policies Conflict of Interest Outside Empolyment Export Control FAQs for Researchers

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Clean Cities: Ethanol Basics, Fact Sheet, October 2008  

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Document answers frequently asked questions about ethanol as a transportation fuel, including those on production, environmental effects, and vehicles.

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2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - after-hours family medicine Sample Search...  

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University of Alberta Collection: Chemistry ; Biology and Medicine 2 Frequently Asked Questions Specialtyfield questions Summary: associated with medicine. Obviously, the...

435

RegisteR FoR sFU AleRts The SFU Alerts system delivers emergency alerts to registered SFU members www.sfu.ca/sfualerts  

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www.sfu.ca/sfualerts Report Emergencies 778 782 5252 Report Hazards 778 782 7891 or opshelp@sfu.ca Environmental Health and Safety & Emergency Planning www.ehs.sfu.ca Emergency Procedures Harbour Centre Fire · Checkweatherandroadconditions · Useextracautionwhendriving For information, go to · SFUHomePageatwww.sfu.ca · Follow

Kavanagh, Karen L.

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Rare is frequent and frequent is costly: rare diseases as a challenge for health care systems  

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Of 30,000 known diseases about 6,0007,000 are defined as rare diseases, also commonly known as orphan diseases [1]. Within the European Union (EU), rare diseases are specified as indications with a prevalence of...

J.-Matthias Graf von der Schulenburg

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Albert Einstein Alerts President Roosevelt of German Atomic Energy...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

possibility that research might lead to developing powerful bombs. Einstein notes that Germany has stopped the sale of uranium and German physicists are engaged in uranium...

438

CONSTRUCTION ALERT For On-going Construction Project  

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-541-201 CONTRACTOR: Diversified Plumbing and Air Conditioning SCOPE OF WORK: A new water meter will be installed conditioning outage is scheduled at Gilmore Hall, Saturday, May 21, 7 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The water and air 22, 2011. The Contractor is authorized to work 24/7 during this period. The water and air

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MANAGEMENT ALERT: DOE/IG-0891 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

July 16, 2013 Allegations Regarding Prohibited Personnel Practices at the Bonneville Power Administration In June 2012, the Office of Inspector General received an anonymous...

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SAFETY ALERT -ATTENTION SAFETY DEPARTMENT!!! IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED  

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recommendations for addressing cylinders which utilize these valves. The Problem Air Products and Chemicals, Inc cylinders supplied by Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (as identified on the product label or on the neck NOT USE tag, Contact Air Products to arrange for pickup and replacement by Air Products. If your cylinder

Gleeson, Joseph G.

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Management Alert: DOE/IG-0906 | Department of Energy  

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may not possess adequate controls for identifying and handling certain electric grid-related information that could pose threats to national security. Management...

442

Home Browse Search My settings My alerts Help View more...  

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's disease 16 Compounds serotonin 5-HT fenfluramine lithium chloride 20 Tissues & Cells neurons neuropil cns © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Permissions & Reprints Serotonergic dystrophy induced by excess and autophagic pathways to form spheroids. The data presented here support a model in which excess cytoplasmic

Condron, Barry

443

Optimal Control of Perimeter Patrol Using Reinforcement Learning  

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are being used more frequently in surveillance scenarios for both civilian and military applications. One such application addresses a UAV patrolling a perimeter, where certain stations can receive alerts at random...

Walton, Zachary

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Current Oil Formation Current Oil Formation Name: Jerry Status: n/a Grade: other Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Is oil still being formed in an ongoing fashion by geologic and physical processes just as it was millions of years ago? Replies: Jerry, The process of converting organic detritus into oil only requires that the organic material (dead plants, animals, etc) undergo decomposition in an oxygen poor environment. Long chain hydrocarbons are formed in this way. So in places where there is a lot of organic material buried under rock or below the pinocline of some body of water (a depth and temperature of water where little roiling happens and hence oxygen does not appreciably mix in), then the conversion of organic material into oil should be happening. This might lead you to wonder why are we concerned that fossil fuel is being depleted - and this goes to how much oil is being extracted and used, versus how much oil is being produced by the natural process.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Radioactive Decay Products Radioactive Decay Products Name: Mary Status: educator Location: IL Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: What happens to a radioactive isotope when it decays? Does the radioactive material disappear? How or why? Replies: Mary http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isotope "Isotopes are variants of a particular chemical element. While all isotopes of a given element share the same number of protons, each isotope differs from the others in its number of neutrons." So if an isotope decays it simply becomes a different chemical element or the same element of a different atomic weight. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radioactive_decay Per the above Wikipedia article Uranium Atomic Wt: 238 loses an alpha particle to become Thorium 234 Thorium 234 loses a beta particle to become Protactinium 234 which loses another beta particle to become Uranium 234....and on and on and on.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Aquatic Plans vs Land Plants and Nutrients Aquatic Plans vs Land Plants and Nutrients Name: Maaz Status: educator Grade: other Location: Outside U.S. Country: India Date: Summer 2011 Question: My students have many question about plants growth. Many plant need soil to grow and make food. What kind of soil need in aquatic plants to grow or this normal soil is used for the aquatic plant? Replies: Dear Maaz, You may recall the famous experiment by Jan Baptist van Helmont where he grew a tree in a large pot with a weighed amount of soil for five years and determined that the bulk dry weight of the tree did not come from the soil but rather from the carbon dioxide drawn from the air (with water contributing to the fresh weight). The experiment demonstrates that the soil is most critical for supplying physical support and trace minerals. In an aquatic environment, the trace minerals are found primarily in the water so the soil largely serves as a means to anchor the aquatic plant and keep it from drifting.

447

NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Asteroids, Charge, and Magnetic Fields Asteroids, Charge, and Magnetic Fields Name: Daniel Status: student Grade: 12 Location: MD Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: If a fragment from an asteroid falls to Earth and a static electric charge is built up in the fragment as it falls, does it generate a magnetic field? If so, why? Replies: Yes, it would. A moving electric charge creates a magnetic field. The "why" basically comes from relativity. When the charge moves, its electrical interaction with other charged objects changes because of the way spacetime distorts. That change manifests as a magnetic field. Richard E. Barrans Jr., Ph.D., M.Ed. Department of Physics and Astronomy University of Wyoming Daniel, Current is the motion of electric charge from one location to another. Current, as we usually think of it, is the movement of electrons within a wire, and this current will create a magnetic field surrounding the wire. Maxwell's equations define the strength of this field based on the value of this current (amount of charge flowing through the wire each second). Current is not confined to wires, however; electrons flowing in space will define a current (and associated magnetic field) as well. For a charged asteroid, you can define current associated with its charge moving through space and an associated magnetic field.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Convection Currents in Mantle Convection Currents in Mantle Name: Rasy Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: CA Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: What causes convection currents in Earth's mantle? Replies: There are two sources of heat we usually think about. First of all, there are radioactive atoms in the deep earth and as they decay, they give off heat (just like a nuclear reactor). The second source is a bit more difficult to understand. The earth formed by a whole pile of particles, dust and what we might call meteorites, collecting together due to gravity. This is called accretion. Every time a new piece of matter hit the new earth it caused heat. Not all the heat escaped because there were too many collisions over too short a time). Now some of that heat is trapped deep underground and fuels the cells.

449

NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Number of Galaxies and Expansion Number of Galaxies and Expansion Name: Kurt Status: other Grade: other Location: CA Country: Austria Date: Fall 2011 Question: Our telescopes show us that in the far reaches of space seem to be more galaxies and they are moving away from each other with ever increasing speed. scientists say that the moving away from each other is actually "stretching of space," should we not see fewer galaxies for that reason? Replies: Dear Kurt, I think that Hubble's idea of the expanding Universe means that the superclusters of galaxies -- not the galaxies or clusters,. but the clusters of clusters, are actually moving apart from each other. They have been doing this since the Big Bang. We do not see the farthest galaxies because their light has not reached us yet,

450

NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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ATP Usage in Mitosis Molecular ATP Usage in Mitosis Molecular Name: Frankie Status: educator Grade: other Location: Outside U.S. Country: Australia Date: Fall 2011 Question: Biology textbooks go into detail explaining ATP productio during cellular respiration, giving us the number of ATP molecules produced for one molecule of glucose. Do we know the same information for how much ATP is used in essential cellular processes? I assume ATP is required when cells undergo cell division. Do we know how much ATP a particular cell uses in mitosis? Replies: Dear Frankie, Here is an example of a metabolic cost analysis of terpene biosynthesis in plants. Terpenes are plant natural products that contribute to plant fitness but are not absolutely required for survival. As such, one can consider the plant suppressing their production under conditions of limited energy.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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RNA as a Catalyst RNA as a Catalyst Name: Neeraja Status: other Grade: other Location: Outside U.S. Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Why is RNA a better catalyst than DNA? Specifically what features of its structure make it better and why? Replies: Neeraja, It's a good question, and my short answer is that it's because nucleic acid enzymes must be single-stranded (ss), and there's a lot more ss-RNA around than ss-DNA. Also, ss-RNA is more flexible than ss-DNA. Adding the two together, you get two strong reasons why RNA is a better chemical for this purpose than DNA. For a little more detail, keep reading: First, let me start with a basic explanation of how catalysis works: A biological catalyst, whether protein or nucleic acid, is a three-dimensional molecule with a specific 3D shape and chemical surface properties. The way biological catalysts work is by having one or more areas on their surface where target molecule(s) can attach. The molecules attach because the catalyst surface has the right kind of chemistry and shape for them to "fit" (by "fit", I mean the system has lower energy when together than when separate). Then, while bound to the catalyst, multiple things can happen to cause a chemical reaction -- such as other molecules attaching, or the catalyst acting on the target molecule, etc.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Heat Gain by Solar Radiation Versus Loss by Evaporation in Pool Heat Gain by Solar Radiation Versus Loss by Evaporation in Pool Name: Chris Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: Spain Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: We cover our pool with black EPE sheets of 20mm thickness to prevent heat loss and save energy. During the day, is it better to leave the pool covered during the day (preventing heat loss by evaporation) or to uncover the pool to allow max passive heating by solar radiation? In other words, is the heat gain by passive solar radiation on a sunny day enough to compensate for the heat loss by evaporation? Replies: Chris That sounds like an interesting experiment. And all you would need would be a thermometer. If your pool cover is black, my guess is that it would be best to keep the pool covered because the black cover will absorb all of the light energy that falls on it. However, there are so many variables in the experiment, like color of the cover, size of the pool, air temperature, etc. that it would probably be best if you run the little experiment yourself.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Ice Advantages Ice Advantages Name: Gloria Status: other Grade: 12+ Location: Outside U.S. Country: USA Date: N/A Question: What are some biological advantages of ice in reference to a lake, pond, or stream? Replies: Gloria One of the things I can think of is that some eggs and plant seeds need to experience a freeze before they will hatch or germinate. That is a genetic characteristic of their life-cycle. Some eggs or seeds may require a couple of freeze cycles before they hatch or germinate. The advantage to this is that it prevents pre-mature hatch/germination. For example, if we have an unusually warm day in January, the eggs or seeds won't hatch or germinate and then die in the middle of winter. We have all seen daffodil flowers rise early because of unusually warm January/February weather only to be frozen by a March cold spell.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Bovine Vision Bovine Vision Name: Peggy Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: Outside U.S. Country: USA Date: Spring 2010 Question: How is a cows vision, I mean do they see in black and white or color? Replies: Peggy A common misconception about cattle (particularly bulls) is that they are enraged by the color red (something provocative is often said to be "like a red flag to a bull"). This is incorrect, as cattle are red-green color-blind.[31][32] The myth arose from the use of red capes in the sport of bullfighting; in fact, two different capes are used. Please refer to the following URL for the rest of the story. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cattle It is not the color of the cape that angers the bull, but rather the movement of the fabric that irritates the bull and incites it to charge.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Magnesium, Vinegar, and Pen Magnesium, Vinegar, and Pen Name: Andrew Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: DE Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: Recently I did an experiment just to try it out. I mixed a ribbon of magnesium with white distilled vinegar and it turned a deep crimson after a few weeks. I never knew that it would do this, but I tried to add onto this by seeing if calcium carbonate (drawing chalk?) would affect the acidity or cause a reaction. I used a pen to stir it because it was the only thing I had to use, but I have noticed now after about two days, the pen is releasing a green cloud whenever I open it. The pen is a Zebra click pen and whenever I click it, a cloud of green dust or substance comes out. What is it? Why is the pen doing this? Was it caused by using it to mix the items in my experiment?

456

NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Plant Remedies and Snake Bites Plant Remedies and Snake Bites Name: Preeda Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: PA Country: Thailand Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Is there a leaf or plant that contains a natural medicine or antidote for snake bites? OR one that heals bit marks as well? Replies: Insect Bites, Dog Bites, Bee Stings, Snake Bites, Marine Animal Envenomations For more uses of plants for first-aid, bites, stings, repellants and natural health, see Jim Meuninck's video: LITTLE MEDICINE, The Wisdom to Avoid Big Medicine (60 minutes full motion, color). Broadcast quality DVD. Call 800 487-0522. Copyright Jim Meuninck 2002. All Rights Reserved INDEX: Bites & Stings Bee Stings Dog Bites Repellents Snake bites Marine Animals Feral dog and wolf bites can prove fatal. Discover how Native Americans treated these wilderness injuries.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Measuring Soot from Candle Measuring Soot from Candle Name: Cathy Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: MD Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: How can you measure the amount of soot coming from a candle? Is there some kind of mathematical equation that can be used to determine this? Replies: Cathy, I am not aware of any mathematical equation that can predict the amount of soot formed. The problem is that soot is the result of an incomplete combustion of the candle. A complete combustion would produce CO2, H2O (and maybe a few other types of gases) and so there would not be any soot. Soot is mostly solid carbon (with a few other types of atoms mixed in) produced when these carbon do not react with the oxygen present. This means that the amount of soot would be dynamically controlled by the burning temperature, the amount of oxygen available at the reaction sites, the amount of heat being produced, etc. etc. ... very complex. It might be better simply to try to correlate the amount of soot (collected by scraping and weighing) to whatever variable you are interested in while trying to hold all other variables constant.

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Stellar Motion Reference Point Stellar Motion Reference Point Name: Dylan Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: CA Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: How can scientists conclude that the Sun and other Stars move? I know it seems pretty simple, but what would they use as a reference point? Replies: There are sophisticated methods but a simple one that works for the Sun, Moon and Planets is to observe their motion against the background of stars that do not appear to move at all. High resolution observation of the reference background of stars show that they too move with respect to other stars, but that is a much smaller motion. Vince Calder Dylan, You are right in thinking that this is not as straight-forward as it sounds. If you are in a car traveling at 55 miles per hour and alongside you is another car traveling at 55 - it would appear that both of you are not moving - unless you can reference the sidewalk or electrical poles by the side of the road. ... and that is the key here, if you compare an object to yourself - say you and a friend are both on skateboards - and you observe your friend as moving, you can only say that your friend is moving relative to your position. In reality, you could be moving and your friend is not, you are stationary and your friend is moving, or both of you are moving at different speeds. What Einstein said about this is that it does not matter which of these conditions you accept, the math and the conclusions about motions and positions will still come out the same. So one way to answer your question is to say, we can just use Earth as the reference point (say that it is not moving) and any observed motion of other objects are a function of their motion relative to Earth - whatever conclusions we derive would still be the same as if the other objects were not moving and only Earth was moving.

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Carbon Dioxide Amounts and Photosynthesis Carbon Dioxide Amounts and Photosynthesis Name: Alex Status: student Grade: K-3 Location: Outside U.S. Country: Tanzania Date: Spring 2012 Question: Do plants produce more oxygen when they take in more carbon dioxide? Replies: Alex Yes, plants produce more oxygen when they take in more carbon dioxide Because that indicates a greater rate of photosynthesis is occurring. Here are some online articles that might help you understand more about photosynthesis. http://www.biology4kids.com/files/plants_photosynthesis.html http://www.google.com/search?q=photosynthesis+for+kids&hl=en&prmd =imvns&tbm=isch&tbo= u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=yD JvT5vANKTw0gHTq5n4Bg&ved=0CDsQsAQ&biw=1024&bih=653 Sincere regards, Mike Stewart Remember that in photosynthesis, the source of O2 is H2O. The following should be helpful to you:

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Light and Exothermic Reactions Light and Exothermic Reactions Name: Nancy Status: educator Grade: 9-12 Location: NJ Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: My students are working on a demonstration that illustrates either an endothermic or exothermic process. They've decided on the Luminol reaction with 3% hydrogen peroxide. I have always thought (perhaps incorrectly) that "thermic" is used when discussing heat energy - and there is very little heat change in this reaction. In the practice demo that the students did, the temperature dropped only about a degree C. However, there was a significant amount of light energy given off. When light energy is released, is that also considered exothermic? Or would it be more correct to call it an endothermic reaction (because the temp dropped), but also an exergonic reaction (because light was released)?

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Communication Communication Name: Giovanni Status: other Grade: other Location: Outside U.S. Country: Italy Date: Summer 2011 Question: I have read that cats tend do communicate to each other more with body language (and other sounds: hissing, growling etc) rather than meowing. Again the two exceptions seem to be mother with kittens, and intact males at the intial phases of dominance "discussion". Now, I recently two neutered females (mother 2Y (M) and daughter (D) 10 months). A (very likely male & neutered)cat (X) has been visiting our garden; typically when he arrives and our cats are not out starts meowing (does not sound aggressive, nor his body language does); there have been a couple of initial apparently friendly (nose to nose) allbeit very prident contacts between M and X, but at the end f the sedon one M started growling and I and Dwent got closer and X run off. Since then though X has been coming back evry night and morning, again meowing (again does nt sound aggressive) but now M refuses to go out or stays very well clear of X when he arrived. D in all that is quite prudent but less concerned and X does not seem to have a problem with it at all, and they both roam the garden at the same time with no particular intereaction. Furhter info: M is a fairly big female Norwegian Forest cat (5.5kg), X ia a properly big (non descript)cat (must be 6.5+ kg...so unlikely to be a female), D is still quite small (for a NFC) at about 4kg) WOudl you have any idea for my description on what is going on, and how shoud I interpreter the meowing etc?

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Steam Engine in Reduced Pressure Steam Engine in Reduced Pressure Name: CJ Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: South Africa Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Since water can boil at lower temperatures by lowering atmospheric pressure, will it be possible to build and sustain a steam engine at the lower boiling point of water? Replies: Yes, but such an engine's maximum horsepower output is reduced in proportion to the pressure, typically. Jim Swenson Andy - It is definitely "possible", but almost never practical enough to be worth doing. The one real-life example I can think of is: the through-the-car-window antennas for cell-phones, GPS, etc. These have a cable from the transmitter box, carrying about 1-to-10 Watts of RF current, to a patch stuck to the inside of the window. At the same spot but on the outside face of the glass, is a similar patch which picks up the power radiated by the first patch, and a second length of cable running to a roof-top antenna. Notice that the wireless gap is only 0.5 cm, but the width of the patch is ~5 cm. Also, the freespace wavelength at that frequency is only 4-10 times the 5 cm size of the patch.

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Gases Trapped in Filter Gases Trapped in Filter Name: Jay Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: Would the toxic gases that are trapped in a charcoal filter gas mask be an example of a mixture, solution, or something else? Replies: It certainly would be a mixture. Generally, the gases are considered to be "adsorbed:" the molecules cling to the outsides of the charcoal particles. Richard E. Barrans Jr., Ph.D., M.Ed. Department of Physics and Astronomy University of Wyoming That is an example of adsorbtion, (with a "D") which is a fairly common mode for mixtures of solid and gas. Adsorbtion can have bond strengths ranging from weak like of physical condensation (solids and liquids vs gasses) to almost as strong as a chemical bond within a molecule. It depends on the particular pair of adsorbing and adsorbed species. Because the solid's structure remains unchanged, the gas doesn't fully penetrate the solid, it just sticks on the surface. The mixture remains pretty heterogeneous on the microscopic scale: solid here, gas there. That is one reason why it is not considered a solution, even though the bonding energy there can be greater than that of most solutions.

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Long-eared Owl Status Long-eared Owl Status Name: Joll Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: CA Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Is the long-eared owl endangered? I have mixed information. Replies: No, long-eared owls are not on the US endangered species list, either as endangered or threatened. The only owls on the list are both northern and Mexican spotted owls. The US list is on line at http://www.fws.gov/endangered/species/us-species.html A species may be listed as endangered as a population within a state even if it is not on the US list. You could search for information for your state to see the status. If your location as noted below is California, long-eared owls are not endangered in California. J. Elliott Joll It's endangered. br> http://www.ct.gov/dep/cwp/view.asp?q=326032

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Owl Predators Owl Predators Name: Mia Status: student Grade: K-3 Location: MN Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: What are the predators of a owl? Replies: Mia: Our largest adult owls have few predators. Smaller owls may be prey of other owls, long-eared owls are sometimes eaten by great horned owls, for example. Ground nesting owls, like short-eared owls, and especially nestlings, may be hunted by many predators, coyotes and other hawks and owls most likely. Nestlings of all birds, including owls may be hunted by other birds, raccoons, snakes and other animals that can climb trees. J. Elliott Hi Mia Predators of owls include: Opossums Racoons Hawks, Eagles and other raptors Other owls House cats Snakes that raid nests Accidents such as falling out of a nest, colliding with a tree, and electric power lines also contribute to owl mortality.

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Insect Gas Exchange Insect Gas Exchange Name: Mukuni Status: other Grade: 9-12 Location: Outside U.S. Country: Zambia Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: How does the uptake of oxygen in insects increase during strenuous exercise? Replies: During strenuous activity, O2 demand in insects can increase two to tenfold. There are a few mechanisms that they can employ to ramp up O2 intake: 1) Insects can simply tolerate lower internal O2 and higher internal CO2. This increases partial pressure gradients and enhances gas exchanges by either diffusion or convection. 2) Insects can open their spiracles wider or for longer periods of time to increase gas exchange. 3) Insects can increase convective ventilation through the spiracles and tracheal system (or gills) through abdominal pumping or gill waving. 4) Insects can reduce fluid levels in the tracheoles to enhance O2 delivery within the tissues, since O2 diffuses faster in air than in water.

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Jeff Buzby Ph.D. Jeff Buzby Ph.D. I am a Senior Scientist in Molecular Immunology with a Biochemistry Ph.D., and have studied gene expression in cyanobacteria, plants, and humans. I'm investigating developmental regulation of the immune & coagulation responses at Children's Hospital of Orange County, CA. Previously, I worked on identifying genetic factors that control the response of plants to light as a postdoctoral fellow at UCLA. My Ph.D. dissertation designed a gene transfer system for cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) at Penn State Univ., and my first postdoctoral project utilized this system to find cyanobacterial genes that confer herbicide-resistance in plants. I am also developing a WWW-based biotechnology consultanting service, Molecular Biotech Consultants (http://www.molecularbiotech.com).

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Source of Magnetic Force Source of Magnetic Force Name: Ashley Status: educator Grade: K-3 Location: AS Country: Australia Date: Spring 2012 Question: What makes magnets push and pull against each other? Replies: Hi Ashley, Magnets have an attraction and a repulsion force that we can see, measure and even use to better our living. We may also run experiments to see what it does and then use Science to explain what it does and how it behaves. It behaves so we may see attraction and repulsion; our fingertips can measure the strength of that. We run experiments that show electricity forces and magnetic forces are related. But what makes magnets do that? We really do not know what makes a magnet push and pull, it just does. The magnetic force, what is it? It just "is". To quote physicist Richard Feynmann, "I really can't do a good job, any job, of explaining magnetic force in terms of something else you're more familiar with, because I don't understand it in terms of anything else you're more familiar with."

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Carbon-14 Nitrogen-14 Binding Energies Carbon-14 Nitrogen-14 Binding Energies Name: Abby Status: educator Grade: 9-12 Location: WI Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: Carbon-14 decays into nitrogen-14 by beta emission. I have/had the understanding that when a nuclei decays the binding energy of the daughter is greater than the binding energy of the parent. From my research this does not seem to be true for carbon-14 into nitrogen-14. The binding energy per nucleon for carbon-14 is 7.520319 MeV and the binding energy per nucleon for nitrogen-14 is 7.475614 MeV. I understand that carbon-14 had too many neutrons and that it decays by beta because of this. I understand that nitrogen-14 is more stable than carbon-14 but if it is more stable than why isn't the binding energy of nitrogen-14 greater than that of carbon-14. Hope this all makes sense.

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Electrochemical Anomaly Electrochemical Anomaly Name: Andrew Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: DE Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: Recently I did an experiment just to try it out. I mixed a ribbon of magnesium with white distilled vinegar and it turned a deep crimson after a few weeks. I never knew that it would do this, but I tried to add onto this by seeing if calcium carbonate (drawing chalk?) would affect the acidity or cause a reaction. I used a pen to stir it because it was the only thing I had to use, but I have noticed now after about two days, the pen is releasing a green cloud whenever I open it. The pen is a Zebra click pen and whenever I click it, a cloud of green dust or substance comes out. What is it? Why is the pen doing this? Was it caused by using it to mix the items in my experiment?

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Development Process Development Process Name: Liesl Status: educator Grade: K-3 Location: Outside U.S. Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: Our 2nd grade class is observing the life cycle of what appears to be monarch butterflies unfold. Currently, our little caterpillars appear to be shedding chunks of their bodies. What is happening to them? Replies: The monarchs are molting. Since insects have exoskeletons (skeletons on the outside of the body) they must periodically "shed" to accommodate further growth. These shed exoskeletons are known as exuvia. Each stage in-between a molt is known as an instar. Try to have your students count the number of molts before the caterpillar undergoes metamorphosis. Dr. Tim Durham Undergraduate Studies & University Colloquium Department of Biological Sciences Florida Gulf Coast University

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Barn Pole Paradox Barn Pole Paradox Name: Kwanalouie Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: TX Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: I do not see how this relativity problem is explained. Its a variation of the barn pole paradox. Can you offer insights? Replies: Kwanalouie, Einstein's special relativity theories apply to constant VELOCITY situations. This means no change of speed or direction. An observer on the ring is constantly changing direction. After half of a revolution, the observer's direction has exactly reversed. Length contraction is much more complex in such a situation. General relativity is needed for this situation. Dr. Ken Mellendorf Physics Instructor Illinois Central College You are mixing relative effects with non-relative effects to create the paradox. In creating what you think is a paradox, you are placing unrealistic constraints on the system (e.g. how do you decouple this massively energetic ring from the silo?).

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Bacteria Resistance Bacteria Resistance Name: Brittany Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: AZ Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: Why have bacteria evolved resistance so rapidly? Replies: Suppose you have a bug spray and you use it to exterminate a cloud of mosquitoes. In the cloud of mosquitoes there may be one or two that are immune to the effects of the bug spray. So what you do is kill all the mosquitoes that don't have resistance to the bug spray Leaving behind the mosquitoes that do, and then those remaining mosquitoes regenerate. That is the sad story of how bugs develop resistance to our countermeasures. So far, we have always been able to find a bug spray formula to take care of the present cloud of mosquitoes. Sincere regards, Mike Stewart Brittany, To answer your question, a couple of things need to be considered.

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Relativistic Velocity of Head-On Particles Relativistic Velocity of Head-On Particles Name: Flavian Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: Romania Date: Spring 2012 Question: My question is about the LHC and any other particle accelerator, if the 2 matter beams travel at about 99% of the velocity of light relative to the ground in opposite directions don't they travel at 2x that relative to each other? What is actually going on? Replies: Flavian, How fast an object moves depends on the observer. When approaching the speed of light, the only reliable reference is you. Such velocities do not add like day-to-day velocities. Both distance and time measurements are different for those in different reference frames. The second matter beam might travel at a greater distance as seen by a particle in the first beam, but the time it takes to do it, as measured by the first beam, will also be greater. The distance divided by the time (i.e. speed) will be greater than 99% of light speed but less than 100%.

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Buoyant Force on Suspended Object Buoyant Force on Suspended Object Name: Jeremy Status: student Grade: 12 Country: Singapore Date: Spring 2012 Question: An object is hung from the ceiling and immersed in a beaker of water. When it is placed on a mass balance, what would the reading be if the combined weight of the water and beaker is W, the weight of the object immersed is X and the upthrust that the object experiences is U? Replies: Jeremy, Whether hanging from the ceiling, immersed in the water, or whatever, the weight of the object will be the weight of the object. There is nothing special about it being in water, air or whatever. For your dilemma, we need to re-define the parameters. Let VO = Volume of the Object in cubic inches, feet, or whatever you wish to choose. WO = Weight of the Object in pounds WW = Weight of the water the VO displaces in pounds.

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Earth Historic Rotation Rates Earth Historic Rotation Rates Name: Nikki Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: AZ Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: Did Earth ever spin faster than it does now? Did Earth ever have 18 hour days instead of 24 hours? Replies: Nikki, Earth rotates on its axis and continues to slow down because of tidal braking. Yes, it is the tides that result in the ever-slowing rotation of Earth. The main cause of the tides is the moon. That is, the ocean is constantly being pulled toward the moon while Earth rotates under this bulge of water. In order for the sun to be overhead at noon we add one second to the clock about every eighteen months. Yes, that is true, Earth's rotation slows by aboutone second every eighteen months. About 600,000,000 years ago, there were 420 days in one year! About 300,000,000 years ago there were 395 days in one year. Today, there are about 365.25 days per year.

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Theta Theta Name: Laramy Status: educator Grade: 9-12 Location: GA Country: USA Date: N/A Question: I read your response to why we use the letter x in Algebra, but my question is why we use the Greek letter Theta in Trigonometry to represent an angle? Replies: Laramy It is just a convention. Nothing really dictates that folks use theta to represent angles in trigonometry. But when a lot of folks use the same letter the same way it increases understanding about what is being talked about. It is like, "Why does a red traffic light mean stop and a green light mean go? Why is it not the other way around?" This has become an international convention so people can drive in other countries without having to learn new rules all of the time. Sincere regards,

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Magnetic Reversal and Magnetic Strips Magnetic Reversal and Magnetic Strips Name: Mary Ellen Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: NE Country: USA Date: N/A Question: My earth science teacher has been telling us about continental drift and magnetic striping in ocean rocks due to magnetic reversals. She said that by the pattern, this is due to happen again, soon. Will the strip on my bus card still work? Will magnets that now attract, repel (and the other way around? Replies: Mary Ellen, Magnetic reversals are not predictable. There is no pattern to the reversals. There is no evidence that this will occur any time soon. The last magnetic reversal occurred 730,000 years ago, so for the last 730,000 years the north end of the magnetic needle on your compass always pointed north. It takes about 1000 years for a reversal to occur, so, if you took a Rumpelstiltskin sleep, when you woke up, the north end of your compass needle would point south.

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Meteor Soft Landing Meteor Soft Landing Name: Les Status: other Grade: 12+ Location: WA Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Given the surface speed of the earth (daily rotation, yearly orbit, etc.) in relation to everything, is it possible for a meteor or asteroid at just the right path and speed to make a "soft" landing on the surface? Replies: Les I guess it is possible that a meteor or asteroid would have just the right course and speed to make a soft landing on Earth, but it is highly unlikely. Most meteors and asteroids travel and really high speeds. You see them burn in the atmosphere nightly and very brief streaks of light. Sincere regards, Mike Stewart Les, It would not be possible without risking burning up in the atmosphere. To make a soft landing, the meteor would also have to be able to make a soft launch. Barring energy loss to the atmosphere, energy conservation requires that such a landing work the same in both directions. Such a landing could be no slower than the speed needed to launch the meteor back to where it came from. With energy loss due to the atmosphere, slowing from this necessary speed to a soft landing would probably burn the meteor up. An Apollo spaceship landing without open parachutes is better than a meteor could do.

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Lubricating Rubber Bands and Elasticity Lubricating Rubber Bands and Elasticity Name: Frank Status: other Grade: other Location: MA Country: USA Date: Fall 2011 Question: I am building a space derby rocket, which is powered by a rubber band motor. Many sources recommend lubricating the rubber bands - the main rationale for this is that they improve the elasticity of the rubber band and possibly reduces friction. I can see how reducing friction would be advantageous, but it seems to me that given a fixed number of winds, improving elasticity would reduce the actual kinetic energy of the motor. (I can see that improving elasticity may allow for a greater number of winds and >reduce the chance it breaks- but I am assuming the same number of winds.) Do you agree or disagree? Replies: Hi Frank,

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Hydrogen Versus Deuterium Bonds Hydrogen Versus Deuterium Bonds Name: A. K. Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: If you have a compound, say HCl, why does the bond length decrease when you substitute the hydrogen atom with a deuterium atom? Replies: Hi A. K. Think of the bond in a diatomic molecule (H2 versus D2) as a spring between two spheres (the atoms). Let's say the available energy to make the spring vibrate is constant (you supply a specific amount of energy). The H2 spring will vibrate more because the masses being held by the spring is lighter than that of the D2 spring (remember that D is twice the mass of H). In effect the H2 system can extend farther away from the center than the D2 system. Since the closest approach of the H2 and D2 systems are the same (the same sized spheres touching each other) and the H2 system can get farther out than the D2, we can see that the average distance between the two H's is larger than that of the two D's.

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Humid Versus Dry Air and Kite Lift Humid Versus Dry Air and Kite Lift Name: Tiago Status: student Grade: other Country: Portugal Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Hello, in the local kite board forum we are discussing how flying in a 'high' evaporation environment and the correspondent air humidity coming from will affect the lift of the kite. There are two side of the discussion. Side A's rational is that density is hardly affected by humidity content and consequently so thus lift. The back-ground for this is the following: A) water molecular weight is lower than dry air molecular weight and consequently a mixture of both gases will have less density (for a given volume, at same pressure and temperature). B) Advogardo's Law - for any given gaseous mixture the number of particles is constant within a specific volume, if pressure and temperature being kept constant.

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Hard Drive Field Separation Hard Drive Field Separation Name: Dan P. Status: other Age: 40s Location: NY Date: N/A Question: You have an excellent answer to the question of "How does a computers hard drive work...store and send data?" (see http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/newton/askasci/1995/compsci/CSI36.HTM) but could you explain further... What separates the magnetic field so that the hard drive knows the difference between a magnetic field that is one bit in size and a magnetic field that is 100 bits long? Are there spaces between each magnetic field? If so how can it tell the difference between a non-magnetic field that is one bit in size and a non-magnetic field that is 100 bits long? Replies: That is a good question. What really happens on a hard disk is a little more complicated than the simple magnetized-bit picture.

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Reducing Data, Increasing File Size Reducing Data, Increasing File Size Name: Jim B. Status: Other Age: 60s Location: N/A Date: 8/2/2004 Question: For backup purposes I am trying to reduce the quantity of the data to back up. I am running a WIN 2000 pro system. I had about 13K files, some with large attachments, in my Outlook Express Inbox.DBF and Sent Items.DBF files. They totaled about 2.8GB worth of data. I deleted most of the files (out of the Deleted Items area as well). The size of the 2 aforementioned DBX files actually increased slightly. I did not expect that. The result is that my backup problems are exacerbated. What is up? Replies: The most recent issue of the magazine PC World (Summer 2004) had several recommendations for freeing up disc space. There is inexpensive software that can help by defragging registry files (not a task for the timid). The option that I was not aware of is deleting files in the "sent items" folder of Outlook Express. This is different than the "deleted items" folder, and at least on my computer was not showing the number of files contained in the "sent items" folder. I freed up 2Gb of old messages by emptying this folder. It is worth a try.

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Nathan A. Unterman M.S. Nathan A. Unterman M.S. Email: nunterman@newton.dep.anl.gov FORMAL EDUCATION M.S. Science Teaching, 1988, DePaul University. Concentration in Secondary Science Curriculum Design. Courses included science content as well as curriculum design. B.S. Astronomy, 1975, University of Michigan. Minor in Physics and Mathematics, with courses including geology, meteorology, and chemistry. CONTINUING EDUCATION Illinois Oil and Natural Gas Education Conference 2012 Illinois Crude Oil and Natural Gas Core Energy Science and Math Curriculum Workshop 2012 Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers Rocks, Minerals, and Mining in Today's Society 2012 Illinois Coal Education Conference 2012 CERN High School Teachers International Program in high energy physics and physics education. Geneva, Switzerland 2011 Purdue University, Calumet ASM International Materials Science Camp 2011

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Male Development Male Development Name: Kurt Status: other Grade: other Location: Outside U.S. Country: Brazil Date: Spring 2012 Question: I heard that the male fetus has to go through stages to definitely become a male - that all fetuses are initially female, and that only after 8 weeks does the male fetus develop testicles, and that after that, I understand there are 3 more stages of development for the fetus to go through before definitely becoming male. What are these stages? Replies: Embryos are male or female from the moment of conception because they have either XX or XY chromosomes. But they don't start to develop their sexual phenotypes for about 6-8 weeks. Embryos have two nonspecific gonads and two sets of nonspecific tubes. If there is a Y chromosome, a gene called SRY turns on around 6-8 weeks and starts male development. The nonspecific gonads become testes and the tubes become the vas deferens. It causes the second set of tubes to degenerate. It also causes the testes to begin secreting testosterone which also adds to the masculine phenotype. There is a step by step process that happens. If there is a block in the process everything stops there. So some parts could develop and others not.For instance, internal structures might develop but external not. This would result in an ambiguous phenotype which may be mistaken for a female.

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Reptile Hibernation Reptile Hibernation Name: Sammy Status: student Grade: K-3 Location: VA Country: USA Date: Fall 2011 Question: When reptiles hibernate do they feel dead? Replies: Sammy: Do you mean does the animal itself feel like it is dead? Or do you mean does it feel dead to us when we touch it? The answer to both is, no. If you were to pick up a hibernating snake, for instance, it would feel cold, but it would not be stiff as it would be if dead, and if you handled it it would begin to stir. We really can't say how the animal itself feels, they are enough different from us that we can't know exactly how their brains sense their environment, especially in hibernation which is not like anything humans experience. J. Elliott I can't imagine what it would be like to "feel dead." More likely, they are unconscious or drowsy, possibly like a deep sleep.

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Permanence of Ocean Currents Permanence of Ocean Currents Name: Teresia Status: student Grade: 6-8 Country: Tanzania Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Are ocean currents permanent? Replies: Teresia: Although many ocean currents have been around for many thousands or years, they can and do change over time. One of the problems some scientists see with global warming is that some currents may shift or stop all together. For example, some folks, are worried that much fresh water may flow into the sea from melting ice in Greenland This would, they say, stop the Gulf Stream in the Atlantic ocean which keeps Europe warm That would plunge Europe into another ice age. But, on the whole, ocean currents do not change over the life of a human being. Mr.Avakian Teresia, Since ocean currents are controlled by several factors: wind - which is the main cause of the different rotations in the northern and southern hemisphere, salinity - which, for example is the main factor in the southward diffusion from the north pole in the Atlantic ocean and the gulf stream, temperature, general ocean floor topography, etc. - changes (on a geological time scale) will cause changes in the ocean currents.

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Sound Pitch and Distance Travelled Sound Pitch and Distance Travelled Name: Chris Status: educator Grade: 4-5 Location: MI Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Do high pitched sounds travel farther than low pitched sounds? Replies: Sorry Chris, it is the other way around. If you are near lightening you hear a crack or bang which is a high frequency sound. But far away from the lightening you hear thunder as a low pitch, rolling, boom. The high frequency sound from the crack you hear close up does not made it very far from the lightening (which is the cause of the noise). Hope this helps. R. W. "Mr. A." Avakian Quite the opposite. Low pitched sounds attenuate more slowly with distance. Fog-horns are an evolutionary example of the point. Of course, they are meant to operate in elevated humidity, which adds another loss factor. I will try to tell you more later. On the other hand, it is quite possible for high-pitched sounds to be _more_noticeable_ to a given being in a given noise background.

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River Rocks, Color, and Rings River Rocks, Color, and Rings Name: Sean Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: WA Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: I was walking a beach on the Deschutes River in Olympia Washington with a friend last night. We were picking up rocks and checking them out and we came across a few that were black with white, crystal-like rings around them. We also found a few that were other primary colors with secondary colored rings around them. What is the most likely cause of the white and black rings around the rocks? They are beautiful and I would like to know more about them. Replies: Melissa, Sean: It depends upon what you mean by rings. Some of the river rock may be coated with deposits of lime from the waters or soils in which they rested for a while. The black color would be from minerals included in the lime crusts. These coatings should fizz slightly if you drop some vinegar on them and you would also be able to scratch them with a knife blade or pair of scissors.

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Turbulence Modeling and Wing Design Turbulence Modeling and Wing Design Name: Kosta Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: CA Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: I am currently experimenting with different wing designs and a wind tunnel. I found a rigorous text on turbulence modeling which caught my interest and am considering studying it. Would knowing turbulence modeling help in aircraft wing design? Replies: Kosta Turbulence increases the drag on a wing which reduces its performance to produce lift. Turbulence modeling allows you to predict the level of turbulence a wing design will encounter. The goal is to achieve laminar air flow over the wing for the least amount of drag and the most amount of lift for the given airspeed. Sincere regards, Mike Stewart Kosta Turbulence increases the drag on a wing which reduces its performance to produce lift.

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Lift, Friction of 18-Wheelers Lift, Friction of 18-Wheelers Name: Kurt Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: FL Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: I am a 9th grade student working on a science fair project. In my project, my idea is to design airfoils that can be fitted to the top of 18 wheelers to create lift on the vehicle and thus reduce rolling friction and hopefully give 18 wheelers a higher miles per gallon ratio. I have been testing my designs in a small scale wind tunnel that I have created and I am unsure how to scale my results to a full sized 18 wheeler with a full scale airfoil. For example, if a 36 square inch surface gives me 0.4 ounce lift at 12 miles per hour wind speed, what life could I expect for a full sized 480 sqare foot surface at 70 miles per hour (where the attack angle is the same in both cases)? Thank you for your time. I hope that my work can result in more energy efficient transportation of goods.

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Engineering Fields Engineering Fields Name: Nathan Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: VA Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: I am currently a Junior and high school and the time has come (and mostly passed) where I decide in which direction I should go career-wise. I love being able to solve math problems and applying their uses to my life and I learn well in every subject especially science and math. Because I do so well in theses subjects, I think I would prosper as an engineer. That is a broad subject that research doesn't do a very good job of defining - at least compared to what i could learn from an engineer themselves. So my question is: what are the different kinds of engineering fields and what should I learn in order to prepare myself? Replies: Some helpful sites:

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Pressure and Bacteria Pressure and Bacteria Name: Fabiola Status: other Grade: other Location: Outside U.S. Country: Colombia Date: Fall 2011 Question: When I apply a bacterial solution for biological control of a pest in agricultural systems, the bacterias will survive if I use a pressure of 200 psi or more? Replies: Maybe. 25 atmospheres is equivalent to approximately 367psi. This is the osmotic pressure inside the bacterial cell wall...which is greater than your external pressure of 200psi. "Bacteria usually live in relatively dilute environments such that the accumulation of solutes inside the cell cytoplasm greatly exceeds the total solute concentration in the outside environment. Thus, the osmotic pressure against the inside of the plasma membrane may be the equivalent of 10-25 atmospheres. Since the membrane is a delicate, plastic structure, it must be restrained by an outside wall made of porous, rigid material that has high tensile strength. Such a material is murein, the ubiquitous component of bacterial cell walls."

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Vince Calder Ph.D. Vince Calder Ph.D. I am a retired physical chemist [1965, Berkeley with W.F. Giauque] with a broad background in many areas of chemistry/physics: thermodynamics, I.R. spectroscopy, polymer chemsitry, analysis of ground water for trace organic compounds. My hobbies include photography and mathematics. How can I participate in your program. I have taught [Iowa State] and have an interest in fostering interest in science to young people. Consultant in landfill remediation, and prevention of landfill contamination. The best landfill remediation is preventation before it happens. This is a complex issue because it brings to the front that the "science" is not enough. There are social and political issues that have a direct impact on the "science". It isn't good enough to have good science if nobody is listening. This requires acquisition of a whole bunch of skills that we don't teach in the classroom.

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Red Shift and Expanding Universe Red Shift and Expanding Universe Name: Ivan Status: other Grade: other Location: FL Country: USA Date: Fall 2011 Question: It is about red shift and the outer galaxies. I do have a grasp of the concept of expansion. What I do not understand is and it bothers me: It is said that the outer galaxies of our observable universe are expanding between them faster than closer ones. First I am correct in saying that? Second, if I interpreted what I read correctly, would an observer at the edge of our observable universe, looking towards our galaxy see the opposing situation: an observable universe that is reducing in expansion, with that other observer's outer galaxies progressively expanding less (as this would be the galaxies closer to us)? Replies: Hi Ivan -- If you were in that far-away galaxy, you would make the same observation about galaxies near the milky way: that the farther-away galaxies are moving away from you faster than galaxies closer to you.

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Reducing Data, Increasing File Size Reducing Data, Increasing File Size Name: Jim B. Status: Other Age: 60s Location: N/A Date: 8/4/2004 Question: For backup purposes I am trying to reduce the quantity of the data to back up. I am running a WIN 2000 pro system. I had about 13K files, some with large attachments, in my Outlook Express Inbox.DBF and Sent Items.DBF files. They totaled about 2.8GB worth of data. I deleted most of the files (out of the Deleted Items area as well). The size of the 2 aforementioned DBX files actually increased slightly. I did not expect that. The result is that my backup problems are exacerbated. What is up? Replies: Truthfully, I do not know that much about Outlook Express. This site is a help site for users at the University of Delaware. Most of it is not very helpful, but it talks about "Purging deleted messages". It may be that the emails are still in the deleted folder. It is worth a shot. Sorry I couldn't be more help and I hope I did not misunderstand.

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White Blood Cells Oxygen Source White Blood Cells Oxygen Source Name: Meg Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: KY Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: All cells need oxygen. That is a common fact. So then where do white blood cells get theirs? Replies: The oxygen for white blood cells comes from the blood, just as it does for other tissues. Oxygen is transported from the lungs to red blood cells, and as the red blood cells move through the blood, they supply the white blood cells with oxygen. br> Diffusion is the primary mechanism that drives this oxygen transport -- as the white blood cell converts O2 to CO2, it establishes a concentration gradient between the blood (high O2) and the interior of the white blood cell (low O2). This concentration gradient drives oxygent transport.

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December 10 - December 17 Question of the Week Name: Millard Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: MD Country: USA Date: Spring 2013 Question My dad has a classic car, and because it gets driven very little each year, the tires dry rot before he can get much tread wear on them. What could be used to protect the tires from dry rot and cracking? Answers from Our Expert Staff Hi Millard, Thanks for the question. I would recommend keeping the car on blocks so that there is no weight on the tires. Additionally, I would recommend that no electrical equipment (motors, switches, and other things that spark) be used around the car. The sparks generate ozone and ozone can cause rubber items such as tires, belts, and hoses to crack. I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have more questions.

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Longest Day in Tropics Longest Day in Tropics Name: Owen Status: other Grade: other Country: Australia Date: Spring 2012 Question: I have checked the archive and it is not really answered there. http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/gen01/gen01052.htm isthe closest link but does not really get to the crux of what I amasking below. Is the solstice still the longest day (in either hemisphere) if your location is between the Tropics? Some friends and I have been debating this. One faction argues that the solstice on 21 December is the longest day here in Cairns, QLD, Australia. the other faction claims that the longest days here are when the sun is directly overhead (we believe the days to be 28 November and 12 January here in Cairns) and that the days shorten between 28 November (zenith in CNS) and 21 December (solstice) ... then graduate/lengthen back to the maximum between 22 December until 12 January (our other zenith day as the sun moves back North) ... after which, they shorten again. can you please settle the debate (with an explanation).