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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about uranium, uranium hexafluoride (UF6), UF6 storage and depleted UF6 management. Below is a list of...

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Frequently Asked Questions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

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  

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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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Information Management Governance Frequently Asked Questions...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Information Management Governance Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Information Management Governance Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) of The...

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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  

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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-

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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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EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards: Frequently Asked Questions  

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Frequently Asked Questions to someone by E-mail Share EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards: Frequently Asked Questions on Facebook Tweet about EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards:...

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Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Information, Reports & Forms > Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions U.S. Department of Energy U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Nuclear Materials...

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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 Questions for APS Beamline Visitors  

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and computer servers and printers in conjunction with supporting all Laboratory cyber security policies. This document provides answers to many of the questions asked by...

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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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ASBESTOS / FIBERS – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

These FAQs, along with responses, were created to help clarify and interpret existing New York State guidance and regulations. This information will be of interest to ELAP-certified laboratories that analyze samples for asbestos, asbestos-related mitigation companies /consultants, training providers or other interested parties involved in the assessment, sampling and/or analysis of asbestos. At the end of the FAQ is a detailed list of references for your review. Please refer to the appropriate regulation, guidance, manual or methods as necessary for further information. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact the appropriate State program listed below:

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2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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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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  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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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Treatment of Anthrax Disease Frequently Asked Questions  

SciTech Connect

This document provides a summary of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the treatment of anthrax disease caused by a wide-area release of Bacillus anthracis spores as an act bioterrorism. These FAQs are intended to provide the public health and medical community, as well as others, with guidance and communications to support the response and long-term recovery from an anthrax event.

Judd, Kathleen S.; Young, Joan E.; Lesperance, Ann M.; Malone, John D.

2010-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

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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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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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DOE Solar Decathlon: Solar Decathlon Frequently Asked Questions  

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Solar Decathlon Frequently Asked Questions These frequently asked questions provide a short overview of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. If you have a question that...

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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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Frequently Asked Questions: About Federal Fleet Management (Brochure)  

SciTech Connect

Answers to frequently asked questions about Federal fleet management, Federal requirements, reporting, advanced vehicles, and alternative fuels.

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2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Answering definitional questions before they are asked  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Most question answering systems narrow down their search space by issuing a boolean IR query on a keyword indexed corpus. This technique often proves futile for definitional questions, because they only contain one keyword ...

Fernandes, Aaron D. (Aaron David)

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Office of Energy Efficiency and  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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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Retrieving answers from frequently asked questions pages on the web  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We address the task of answering natural language questions by using the large number of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) pages available on the web. The task involves three steps: (1) fetching FAQ pages from the web; (2) automatic extraction of question/answer ... Keywords: FAQ retrieval, question answering, questions beyond factoids

Valentin Jijkoun; Maarten de Rijke

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forty Most Asked Questions Concerning CEQ's National Environmental Policy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

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Compositional question answering: A divide and conquer approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes how questions can be characterized for question answering (QA) along different facets and focuses on questions that cannot be answered directly but can be divided into simpler ones so that they can be answered directly using existing ... Keywords: Composite and atomic questions, Compositional QA, Question analysis, Question answering

Hyo-Jung Oh; Ki-Youn Sung; Myung-Gil Jang; Sung Hyon Myaeng

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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10 CFR 707 - Frequently Asked Questions  

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can we put those employees in another pool as long as we are meeting the minimum requirement? Answer: Yes. Question: I'm a DOE contract psychologist working in Oakland,...

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Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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: Lighting Choices to Save You Money | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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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Ask Your Energy Innovation Hub Questions | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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.

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "asked questions divider" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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Commercial Building Energy Asset Score Frequently Asked Questions |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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 … Certification Grace Period  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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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Frequently Asked Questions … Certification Grace Period  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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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Appliance Rebates: Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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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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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Frequently Asked Questions About the Buildings Performance Database |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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  

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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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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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Asking the Right Questions About Transportation and Land Use  

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March 2007 CTS 07-03 Asking the Right Questions About Transportation and Land Use Access to Destinations Study Research Summary No. 1 Getting There: Access and the Future of the Twin Cities Region #12;Published by the Center for Transportation Studies University of Minnesota March 2007 This research summary

Minnesota, University of

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

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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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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

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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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Presidential Permits and Export Authorizations - Frequently Asked Questions  

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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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FOIA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | Department of Energy  

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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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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 Tax Incentives for Hybrid and Alternative  

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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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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  

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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  

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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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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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2001 Residential Energy Consumption Survey Answers to Frequently Asked Questions  

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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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Virginia State SOL Practice Tests - Frequently Asked Questions  

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print all of the questions? Can you give me permission to use the SOL questions and graphics found on this site? When are new questions added to this site? When are 'real' 2nd...

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Asking the Right Questions: Atmospheric Sciences Research and Societal Needs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In recent years, those who conduct federally funded research in the United States have been asked by their patrons, the public and their elected representatives, to demonstrate more efficacy with respect to societal needs. Although there is a ...

Roger A. Pielke Jr.

1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EPAct Alternative Fuel Transportation Program: State and Alternative Fuel Provider Fleets: Frequently Asked Questions (Brochure)  

SciTech Connect

This brochure provides answers to frequently asked questions about the EPAct Alternative Fuel Transportation Program's State and Alternative Fuel Provider Fleets.

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NEWTON Ask A Scientist - Question of the Week  

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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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Microsoft Word - Frequently_Asked_Questions_7_20_2011  

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

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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)  

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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  

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

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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  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

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Frequently Asked Questions on FederalReporting.gov | Department of Energy  

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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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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)  

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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)  

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

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

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

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FLEXIBLE MEDICAL CARE AND DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSMENT ACCOUNTS Frequently Asked Questions a portion of your salary for non-reimbursed medical expenses or dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis is placed into a medical care and/or dependent care reimbursement account and reimbursed to you as you incur

Snider, Barry B.

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What questions should we be asking about shale gas? Bob Howarth  

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What questions should we be asking about shale gas? Bob Howarth Department of Ecology://www.eia.gov/forecasts/aeo/pdf/0383er(2011).pdf #12;Unconventional extraction of gas from shale formations is new, and is being/ndx_marcil.pdf Shales hold a lot of natural gas (methane), but very dispersed, not economical using traditional

Barthelat, Francois

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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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eDiss+ Case Management/WebCPCI Frequently Asked Questions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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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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,

91

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

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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

92

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

93

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)?

94

DGRC AskCal: natural language question answering for energy time series  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Even quite sophisticated users can experience difficulty navigating large collections of data to locate the answers to their queries. We describe AskCal, a system that employs natural language processing, an ontology, a query planner, and various feedback ...

Andrew Philpot; Jose Luis Ambite; Eduard Hovy

2002-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (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.

96

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

97

Adobe Lightroom 2 - The Missing FAQ: Real Answers to Real Questions asked by Lightroom users  

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When you have a Lightroom question, where do you look? Do you trawl through thousands of web pages looking for the information you need? Perhaps post on a forum and wait for hours for anyone to reply? Maybe try to gure out the Help les? From now on, ...

Victoria Bampton

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

(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

99

Frequently Asked Questions  

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... documentation for the above terms (ie, TEKTRONIX ... If not found, the search continues. ... in the "D:\\DATAPLOT" directory, then enter the command: ...

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

100

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... of the United States (for example leading to investments ... can go to a single company project led by a ... of higher education can be the lead partner in ...

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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... NCSCI provides research services on standards, technical regulations, and conformity assessment procedures for non-agricultural products. ...

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... published containing a list of R&D topics ... support industrially-relevant measurement science, standards, and ... the project may fail (the result does not ...

2012-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

103

Larch Frequently Asked Questions  

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Architectures with Axiomatic Specifications and Activation Conditions. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science, PO Box 210030, The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, April 1996. Available from the URL `http://www.ece.uc.edu/~pbaraona/vspec/papers/fmcad96.ps'. [Baraona-Alexander96] Phillip Baraona and Perry Alexander. Abstract Architecture Representation Using VSPEC. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science, PO Box 210030, The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, April 1996. Available from the URL `http://www.ece.uc.edu/~pbaraona/vspec/papers/vspec-arch96.ps'. [Baraona-Penix-Alexander95] Phillip Baraona, John Penix, and Perry Alexander. VSPEC: A Declarative Requirements Specification Language for VHDL. In J. M. Berge, O. Levia, and J. Rouilard (eds.), High-Level System Modeling: Specification Languages, pages 51-75. Volume 3 of Current Issues in Electronic Modeling (Kluwer Academic Publishers, June 1995). [Baumeist...

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Larch frequently asked questions  

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Permission is granted for you to make copies of this FAQ for educational and scholarly purposes, and for commercial use in specifying software, but the copies may not be sold or otherwise used for direct commercial advantage; permission is also granted to make this document available for file transfers from machines offering unrestricted anonymous file transfer access on the Internet; these permissions are granted provided that this copyright and permission notice is preserved on all copies. All other rights reserved. Archive-name: larch-faq Posting-Frequency: monthly Last-Modified: $Date: 2001/07/18 16:45:42 $ Version: $Revision: 1.116 $

Gary T. Leavens

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

ARM - Frequently Asked Questions  

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it. Funded by the Department of Energy's Office of Science, data from this scientific user facility - the ARM Climate Research Facility - are particularly useful for the...

106

Frequently Asked Questions  

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... How do I order/price a NIST Standard Reference Material/SRM product? Where can I get a Material Safety Data Sheet/MSDS for a NIST product? ...

2012-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

107

Frequently Asked Questions  

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... for tiff files: Widgets -> Data Cube Load -> as TIFF ... if you wish to do that and have loaded more than ... These boards often have drivers or plug-ins that ...

108

Frequently Asked Questions  

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with Berkeley Lab Available Technologies See Also Licensed Technologies Start-up Companies Licensing Interest Form Receive New Tech Alerts Partner Smart with Berkeley Lab...

109

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT  

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in the soil, and is sometimes found in both wild and domesticated animals. The animals sometimes infected `wool-sorter's disease.' It gets on the surface of the skin, and then enters through cuts, cuticle tears

Castillo, Steven P.

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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?

111

NSTIC Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  

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... But we don't have to. ... But if you want to access your medical records, the same credential could prove that you are truly "Jane Smith.". ...

112

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

113

ICE 2006 Frequently Asked Questions  

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... that they be authorized to bind the organization legally. ... content of the /bin and /lib directories will be copied to the corresponding directory on the ...

2011-02-02T23:59:59.000Z

114

NIST Net Frequently Asked Questions  

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... conditions, such as packet loss, duplication, delay ... only really useful when APM (power management) is ... it's (roughly) emulating a network where at ...

2013-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

115

Frequently Asked Questions for Schools  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The goal of this FYI document, produced by the Internet School Networking (ISN) group in the User Services Area of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), is to act as an introduction to the Internet for faculty, administration, and other school ...

J. Sellers; J. Robichaux

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... the calculation. For example, a 0.5/0.5 mixture of methane/propane will report a nonconvergence at 300 K and 10 MPa. A ...

117

NIST Net Frequently Asked Questions  

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... With the code here increasing the rate by a factor of 76 (timer tick interval of 131 usec), this becomes more likely. How can this be dealt with? ...

118

NIST Net Frequently Asked Questions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... With the code here running a clock at 8192 Hz (timer tick interval of 122 usec), this becomes more likely. How can this be dealt with? ...

119

Frequently asked questions for partners  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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?

120

Technical Analysis of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Technical Conference on Smart Grid Interoperability Standards and the Responses to Questions Asked by the Commission  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As specified in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is required to post smart grid interoperability standards for consideration by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). FERC is to determine if there is sufficient consensus for the standards to be adopted. A FERC technical conference was held on January 31, 2011, to review the five families of standards that were posted by NIST. The FERC Commissioners posed questions to two...

2011-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Frequently Asked Questions Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Grant and Award-Related Frequently Asked Questions Additional questions and answers...

122

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Frequently Asked Questions Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Frequently Asked Questions Additional questions and answers from recipients of awards...

123

Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

will employees be notified of how much each "share" is worth in terms of dollar or percentage increases? What pay adjustments will an employee be eligible for at the SEE, FME, NI...

124

NNMI Frequently Asked Questions - June 7 2013  

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... Research Centers and Engineering Research Centers, DOE Energy Innovation Hubs ... that will result in increased domestic production of goods. ...

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125

SURF NIST Boulder - Frequently Asked Questions  

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... No suggestive clothing. How do I get my stipend? Your college or university fills out the proposal and the school gets the money. ...

2013-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

126

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 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

pollutant? What is SCR? What is CHP? CHP is the sequential generation of electric and thermal energy from a common energy source. CHP systems recover heat that normally would be...

128

ALOFT-FT: Frequently Asked Questions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... NISTIR 5958 Smoke Plume Trajectory From In Situ Burning of Crude Oil in Alaska: Field Experiments and Modeling of Complex Terrain. ...

2012-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

129

Frequently Asked Questions For Computer Science Solicitations...  

Office of Science (SC) Website

for Teachers and Scientists Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Project Assessment Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National...

130

NNMI Frequently Asked Questions - June 7 2013  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... of the electric grid, renewable power, electric motors, power server supplies ... federal contracts, and Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP ...

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131

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's), Brookhaven Employees Recreation...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

(pdf) What are the BERA Store hours? Do you have any trips going to Atlantic City, Yankee Games, etc.? Yes. Check the BERA calendar for all upcoming events and trips. How is a...

132

CHEMICAL SAFETY: ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS  

SciTech Connect

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

133

Chemical safety: asking the right questions  

SciTech Connect

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

134

Ask a technical question | ENERGY STAR  

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Georgia Guam Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Manitoba Marshall Islands Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri...

135

Frequently Asked Questions about the Malcolm Baldrige ...  

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... Inc., Commercial Nuclear Fuel Division of Westinghouse Electric Corp., and ... achievements of US organizations, and provides a vehicle for sharing ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

136

Frequently Asked Questions about Science Accelerator, Office...  

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resources that contain scientific and technical information. These resources provide the results of research and development (R&D) projects and programs, descriptions of R&D...

137

Low Dose Radiation Program: Frequently Asked Questions  

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of genetic repair and misrepair mechanisms within cells; this is expected to benefit cancer research, treatment, and prevention. Second, research should decrease uncertainty...

138

Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure...

139

Users Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

a term that is seldom used today. This term is not to be confused with the Type of Inventory Change Code. The TI code is entered in the present Block 11 of the Form 741, whereas...

140

Frequently Asked Questions | ornl.gov  

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What does ORNL do? The laboratory's mission is to deliver scientific discoveries and technical breakthroughs that lead to advances in the areas of clean energy and global...

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Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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engineering and scientific positions in performing work directly attributable to NNSA's primary missions and programs, in having common applicant sources, and in requiring...

142

MT@TMS Frequently Asked Questions  

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For some Web browsers, a yellow message will appear, requesting you to allow scripted windows. Click on the yellow message bar. A gray message bar will ...

143

Answers To Frequently Asked Questions About Today's ...  

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... need for which has arisen with the proliferation of digital ... RSA's resistance to attack during many years of ... Factoring is a very active field of research ...

2000-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

144

You Asked, Chu Answered | Department of Energy  

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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.

145

DOE Research and Development Accomplishments Frequently Asked...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Frequently Asked Questions What does DOE R&D Accomplishments contain? and what is the date range of the content? What is an accomplishment? What are the topics in DOE R&D...

146

NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Questions Referencing NEWTON About NEWTON About Ask A Scientist Education At Argonne Dog Licking Behavior Name: Faith Status: other Grade: other Location: NA Country: South...

147

NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Questions Referencing NEWTON About NEWTON About Ask A Scientist Education At Argonne Dog Circling Name: Kalpak Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: Outside U.S. Country: India...

148

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

149

Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

150

Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

151

Low Dose Radiation Research Program: Frequently Asked Questions  

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between these exposures and an increased cancer risk. National Academy of Sciences Report, Possible health effects of residential electric and magnetic fields. Return to top...

152

FOIA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

the original statute through legislative amendments. Most recently, Congress passed the OPEN Government Act of 2007, which addressed several procedural issues that concern FOIA...

153

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

154

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

155

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

156

Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

157

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

158

Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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.

159

Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

160

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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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161

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

162

Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

163

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

164

Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

165

You Asked, We Are Answering: Your Home Efficiency Questions ...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

When replacing your central air conditioning unit, look for a SEER of at least 15. A variable speed air handler for new ventilation systems is best, but two-speed is still much...

166

Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Secretary Steven Chu today applauded the commissioning of a combined heat and power (CHP) fuel cell system at Portland Community College in Oregon. The CHP fuel cell system...

167

2013 Better Building Federal Award Frequently Asked Questions  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

A. The winner is not based on gross energy reductions, nor is it based on the lowest energy intensity (Btugross square foot). The winner will be decided by the greatest...

168

Library Tools and Special Services Frequently Asked Questions...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

number of records for the year or years selected will be reported before downloading. DOE National Laboratory: Select the Lab from a drop down menu and chose to receive records for...

169

Frequently Asked Questions | U.S. Energy Information ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

How much carbon dioxide (CO 2) is produced per kilowatt-hour when generating electricity with fossil fuels?

170

Doing our Share to Clear the Air Frequently Asked Questions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-2011...............................................61 Figure 29: US and West Virginia electricity sales 1990 Migration and Air Quality Improvement program CMB ­ coalbed methane CNG ­ Compressed natural gas CO2 Outlook 2012-2017: Executive Summary,[Mar. 2012]. #12;4 increases; light-vehicle sales are expected

Akhmedov, Azer

171

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

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

The performance of the gasoline must meet industry standards and environmental regulations that ... At best, consumer boycotts of ... The second way consumers impact ...

172

University of Minnesota Energy Production Frequently Asked Questions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. Fuel Type Electric Coal Fuel Oil Gas Oat Hulls Blended FY05 Cost $14.97 $1.57 $ 8.17 $4 permit forbids us from burning more than 30% coal and/or fuel oil. In addition we are also permitted to burn oat hulls and wood. The U has dramatically lowered our use of coal. In the late 1990's coal

Gulliver, Robert

173

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

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

How many nuclear power plants are in the U.S. and where are they located? How much electricity does a typical nuclear power plant generate? How much spent ...

174

Small business frequently asked questions | ENERGY STAR Buildings...  

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hours, condition, equipment and energy costs, savings of 25 percent or higher are typical. We can help you decide on a strategy that optimizes savings and upgrade costs, and...

175

Questions to Ask in Selecting a Patent Attorney  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

48. JOM is a publication of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society ... The most important step is selecting a competent patent attorney who can determine if it is  ...

176

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About the Household Bottled ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Form EIA-457D (2001) -- Household Bottled Gas (LPG or Propane) Usage Form OMB No. 1905-0092, Expiring February 29, 2004 2001 Residential Energy Consumption Survey

177

High Performance Windows Volume Purchase: Frequently Asked Questions...  

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can be cost-prohibitive, there is a large energy and cost savings potential from volume demand and supply. Is there an overview of the program? The following presentation PDF...

178

Frequently Asked Questions | U.S. Energy Information ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

How many alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles are there in the U.S.? How much biodiesel is produced, imported, exported, and consumed in the United States?

179

Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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...

180

Simulation in the Service of Design - Asking the Right Questions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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. The proposed approach to tool design has been derived from consultation with design analysis teams as part of the COMFEN tool development. The paper explores how tools like COMFEN have been shaped by this consultation and how requests from these teams for real-world relevance might shape such tools in the future, drawing into the simulation process the lessons from Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) of buildings.

Donn, Michael; Selkowitz, Stephen; Bordass, Bill

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Frequently Asked Questions | U.S. Energy Information ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Where is the boundary for state and federal offshore oil and gas production? Which states consume and produce the most natural gas?

182

Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

in weather conditions by using the zip code to assign the house to one of more than 240 weather stations. The Home Energy Scoring Tool software was designed so that Scores for...

183

Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions for Partners  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

in weather conditions by using the zip code to assign the house to one of more than 240 weather stations. The Home Energy Scoring Tool software was designed so that Scores for...

184

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

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Uranium fuel, nuclear reactors, generation, spent fuel. Total Energy. ... (CO 2) is produced per kilowatt-hour when generating electricity with fossil fuels?

185

Frequently Asked Questions for the Make It In America ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... it in America Challenge FFO does not preclude ... Do applicants have to submit or have ... of submitting an alternative strategic planning document that ...

2013-04-08T23:59:59.000Z

186

Frequently Asked Questions — FiPy 3.1 documentation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Enter search terms or a module, class or function name. ... Transient and source terms describe the change in the ... of a field at the cell center, and so ...

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About the Household ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Form EIA-457E (2001) – Household Electricity Usage Form OMB No. 1905-0092, Expiring February 29, 2004 2001 Residential Energy Consumption Survey

188

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

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Does EIA publish electric utility rate, tariff, and demand charge data? ... county, or zip code? How can I find historical gasoline prices for each state?

189

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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.

190

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

191

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

192

OSTI Frequently Asked Questions, Office of Scientific and Technical...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

for data collections, try the DOE Data Explorer. You may want to take a few minutes to review these and other search tools at our Key Resources. Q: I am looking for a technical...

193

PULSE RATE DIVIDER  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A compact pulse-rate divider circuit affording low impedance output and high input pulse repetition rates is described. The circuit features a single secondary emission tube having a capacitor interposed between its dynode and its control grid. An output pulse is produced at the anode of the tube each time an incoming pulse at the control grid drives the tube above cutoff and the duration of each output pulse corresponds to the charging time of the capacitor. Pulses incoming during the time the grid bias established by the discharging capacitor is sufficiently negative that the pulses are unable to drive the tube above cutoff do not produce output pulses at the anode; these pulses are lost and a dividing action is thus produced by the circuit. The time constant of the discharge path may be vanied to vary in turn the division ratio of the circuit; the time constant of the charging circuit may be varied to vary the width of the output pulses. (AEC)

McDonald, H.C. Jr.

1962-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

194

Laser dividing apparatus  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A laser beam dividing apparatus (10) having a first beam splitter (14) with an aperture (16) therein positioned in the path of a laser beam (12) such that a portion of the laser beam (12) passes through the aperture (16) onto a second beam splitter (20) and a portion of the laser beam (12) impinges upon the first beam splitter (14). Both the first beam splitter (14) and the second beam splitter (20) are, optionally, made from a dichroic material such that a green component (24) of the laser beam (12) is reflected therefrom and a yellow component (26) is refracted therethrough. The first beam splitter (14) and the second beam splitter (20) further each have a plurality of facets (22) such that the components (24, 26) are reflected and refracted in a number equaling the number of facets (22).

English, Jr., R. Edward (Tracy, CA); Johnson, Steve A. (Tracy, CA)

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Getting Started: What to Ask the Developer  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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?

196

CAT questions and answers  

SciTech Connect

This document, prepared in February 1993, addresses the most common questions asked by APS Collaborative Access Teams (CATs). The answers represent the best judgment on the part of the APS at this time. In some cases, details are provided in separate documents to be supplied by the APS. Some of the answers are brief because details are not yet available. The questions are separated into five categories representing different aspects of CAT interactions with the APS: (1) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), (2) CAT Beamline Review and Construction, (3) CAT Beamline Safety, (4) CAT Beamline Operations, and (5) Miscellaneous. The APS plans to generate similar documents as needed to both address new questions and clarify answers to present questions.

1993-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

Implementing clarification dialogues in open domain question answering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We examine the implementation of clarification dialogues, a mechanism for ensuring that question answering systems take into account user goals by allowing them to ask series of related questions either by refining or expanding on previous questions ...

Marco De Boni; Suresh Manandhar

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Use of social network sites for question and answer behavior  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this thesis, we look at the behavior of posting questions as status updates on popular social network sites like Twitter and Facebook. This question asking behavior is similar to the use of search engines, question and ...

Panovich, Katrina (Katrina Marie)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

CEM: You Asked, We Answered | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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%

200

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

#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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201

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

#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.

202

Appropriations Questions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Grantees should review the terms of their award agreement to determine when funds must be expended. If there are questions regarding deadlines within the award agreement, Grantees should consult...

203

Data Provider Questions  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Home Home Data Provider Questions At the beginning the process of archival with the ORNL DAAC, you will be asked to fill out a short online form to help us better understand your data set. These questions should only take a few minutes to answer. Information About Your Data Set Have you looked at our recommendations for the preparation of data files and documentation? Who produced this data set? What agency and program funded the project? What awards funded this project? (comma separate multiple awards) Data Set Description Provide a title for your data set. (maximum 84 characters) What type of data does your data set contain? What does the data set describe? (2-3 sentences) What parameters did you measure, derive, or generate? (comma separated, limit to ten) Have you analyzed the uncertainty in your data?

204

Office of Security Policy - Safeguards and Security Frequently Asked  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

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

205

BECAUSE YOU ASKED June 2010  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (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

206

'Power and the digital divide'  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The ethical and political dilemmas raised by Information and Communication Technology (ICT) have only just begun to be understood. The impact of centralised data collection, mass communication technologies or the centrality of computer technology as ... Keywords: Foucault, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), coercion, digital divide, force, power

Jeremy Moss

2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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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ask queries | OpenEI Community  

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- 15:22 Multicolor Maps from Compound Queries ask queries compound queries developer Google maps maps multicolor result formats results Semantic Mediawiki Hi all, Recently, a...

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

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Grant and Award-Related Frequently Asked Questions Grant and Award-Related Frequently Asked Questions Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Grant and Award-Related Frequently Asked Questions Additional questions and answers from recipients on various grant and award related issues relative to the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Grant and Award-Related Frequently Asked Questions More Documents & Publications Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Grant and Award-Related Issues Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting Webinar Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Confidentiality (Revised Answer)

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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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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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What Makes a Scientific Research Question Worth Investigating? Students' Epistemic Criteria and Considerations of Contribution  

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ask  questions  and  conduct  investigations  to  try  to  money  to  conduct   their  investigations  and  that  wanted  to  conduct  a  science  investigation  to  help  

Berson, Eric

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Operating Statistics for The Transformational Question Answering System  

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- lems, another example perhaps being Krause (1979). In an attempt to see if a useful natural language. Other uses of the files are apparent from inspection of the questions asked of the system, a sample

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Attn Technology Transfer Questions.txt - Notepad  

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Attn Technology Transfer Questions.txt Attn Technology Transfer Questions.txt From: eschaput [esandc@prodigy.net] Sent: Monday, January 26, 2009 10:31 PM To: GC-62 Subject: Attn: Technology Transfer Questions We have reviewed the DOE "Questions Concerning Technology Transfer Practices at DOE Laboratories" (Federal Register notice of November 26, 2008), with the following comments and suggestions for your consideration. DOE asked five questions and the following thoughts be provided for your consideration: Question #1 - Are existing arrangements adequate? Answer #1 - The existing types of arrangement are generally adequate, but their application should be broadened and their implementation streamlined. a.. The application of "User Agreements" should be broadened to soften the effect

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

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Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Grant and Award-Related Frequently Asked Questions Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Grant and Award-Related Frequently Asked Questions Additional questions and answers from recipients on various grant and award related issues relative to the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Grant and Award-Related Frequently Asked Questions More Documents & Publications Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Grant and Award-Related Issues Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting Webinar Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Buy

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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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TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER QUESTIONS..txt - Notepad  

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TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER QUESTIONS..txt TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER QUESTIONS..txt From: Bob Fien [rfien@campbellap.com] Sent: Monday, January 26, 2009 5:34 PM To: GC-62 Subject: TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER QUESTIONS. Sensitivity: Confidential To Whom It May Concern, Campbell Applied Physics, Inc has been working with several DOE labs (e.g., Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, Laurence Livermore, Sandia) on various commercialization projects and, has been asked to submit answers to the questions presented in 72036 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 229 concerning our experiences. Please accept the following as our response to that request. 1. Existing and Other Agreements (4sub questions): The DOE labs currently offer CRADAs, WFO Agreements, and User Agreements, all briefly referenced below. The DOE Orders and model agreements for CRADAs, WFO and

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

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

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

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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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The “Information Divide” in the Climate Sciences  

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The gap between the availability of information in developed and developing countries in climate and meteorology is described and detailed. The description is based on a recent survey of scientists around the world. The information divide results ...

Andrew Gettelman

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

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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

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

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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

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Program on Technology Innovation: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on Radio-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields  

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The number of sources of radio-frequency (RF) electromagnetic fields in our midst has increased dramatically in the past three decades. From cordless phones, to cellular phones and their base stations, to pagers and walkie-talkies, to WiFi in public venues, such as coffee shops and airports, and to smart meters and other wireless components of the smart grid. Of course, since the advent of broadcast radio and TV during the 20th century, radio-frequency electromagnetic fields have been an ...

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - mathfaq | U.S. DOE Office of Science...  

Office of Science (SC) Website

for Teachers and Scientists Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Project Assessment Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National...

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Frequently Asked Questions - Co-Design | U.S. DOE Office of Science...  

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for Teachers and Scientists Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Project Assessment Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National...

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

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News In the News In Focus Presentations & Testimony Recovery Act About Organization Budget Field Offices Federal Advisory Committees History Scientific and Technical...

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

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

... they can use the average life of a light bulb based on lab studies to estimate the number of years they can take credit for that program. ...

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SunShot Initiative: SunShot Prize Frequently Asked Questions  

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Should a team include all its installations in the submission package? Are PV systems in Puerto Rico eligible for competition? Financials How does a team calculate the total sales...

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

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is Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD)? LDRD is research and development (R&D) work of a creative and innovative nature that is selected by the director of a...

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Revamping the Rice Retirement Plan on January 1, 2013 Frequently Asked Questions  

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in the 401(a) plan and the 403(b) plan among 36 TIAA-CREF funds and 180+ Fidelity funds. You can invest your retirement savings in the 457(b) plan in the 36 TIAA-CREF funds. A. Beginning January 1, 2013, employees of the TIAA-CREF funds and Fidelity funds that are available to you today and the choices will include

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RETIREMENT PLANS REDESIGN FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Why are changes being made to the retirement plans?  

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are the changes and why? Reduce the number of retirement vendors from six to two with Fidelity and TIAA-CREF remaining o By reducing the number of vendors, TIAA-CREF and Fidelity will reduce the administrative costs that are charged to employees. o TIAA-CREF and Fidelity are the only Base vendors that would allow non TIAA

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eDISS+ Case Management/WebCPCI Frequently Asked Questions | Department...  

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Security System (eDISS+): Login Installation User Management PIV Case Management Procedural Issues Notifications PSF Documents Printing eDISS+ Case ManagementWebCPCI...

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

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or eating or by entering a wound. This "internal contamination" can cause radiation exposure of internal effects. Your skin or a piece of paper is enough to stop the radiation emitted by Po-210. What are common and water. This represents the amount of radiation that is emitted from a radioactive substance such as Po

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SunShot Initiative: SunShot Prize Frequently Asked Questions  

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labor, fees for permitting, inspection, marketing, and insurance. Example I: Jane Homeowner purchased solar hardware online for an energy system rated at 5 kilowatts (kW) for...

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A-76 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS  

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SOURCING/A-76 SOURCING/A-76 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS COMPETITIVE SOURCING What is the President's Competitive Sourcing Initiative? The President stated, as part of his Management Agenda, that "Government should be market- based - we should not be afraid of competition, innovation, and choice. I will open government to the discipline of competition." He charged each agency with conducting a review of at least fifty percent of its federal workforce performing commercial activities to determine if any of the activities being performed could be provided by the private sector at less cost to the government. Agencies are being asked to study fifteen percent of their commercial activity inventories by the end of FY 2003. President Bush's mandate follows the enactment of the Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act

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Response to Weatherization Questions | Department of Energy  

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Response to Weatherization Questions Response to Weatherization Questions Response to Weatherization Questions August 30, 2010 - 4:53pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Last week as part of Vice President Biden's announcement of 200,000 homes weatherized under the Recovery act, we asked you to send us your questions and comments about the weatherization process. Today, we're following up with answers experts from the Department's Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: 1) From edmooney via Twitter: @Energy Besides caulking, what are the best values in weatherization for the Northeast region. #weatherization Nationwide, the energy-efficient retrofits that consistently provide the best return on investment involve sealing gaps in the building envelope

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Response to Weatherization Questions | Department of Energy  

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Response to Weatherization Questions Response to Weatherization Questions Response to Weatherization Questions August 30, 2010 - 4:53pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Last week as part of Vice President Biden's announcement of 200,000 homes weatherized under the Recovery act, we asked you to send us your questions and comments about the weatherization process. Today, we're following up with answers experts from the Department's Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: 1) From edmooney via Twitter: @Energy Besides caulking, what are the best values in weatherization for the Northeast region. #weatherization Nationwide, the energy-efficient retrofits that consistently provide the best return on investment involve sealing gaps in the building envelope

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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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PP-177 Burke-Divide Electirc Cooperative, Inc | Department of...  

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7 Burke-Divide Electirc Cooperative, Inc PP-177 Burke-Divide Electirc Cooperative, Inc Presidential Permit authorizing Burke-Divide Electirc Cooperative, Inc to construct, operate,...

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WIDE BAND REGENERATIVE FREQUENCY DIVIDER AND MULTIPLIER  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A regenerative frequency divider and multiplier having wide band input characteristics is presented. The circuit produces output oscillations having frequencies related by a fixed ratio to input oscillations over a wide band of frequencies. In accomplishing this end, the divider-multiplier includes a wide band input circuit coupled by mixer means to a wide band output circuit having a pass band related by a fixed ratio to that of the input circuit. A regenerative feedback circuit derives a fixed frequency ratio feedback signal from the output circuit and applies same to the mixer means in proper phase relation to sustain fixed frequency ratio oscillations in the output circuit.

Laine, E.F.

1959-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Getting Started: What to Ask the Developer  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This document provides a list of preliminary questions for Tribes to think about when approached by a developer or technology representative for developing clean energy resources on tribal lands.

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Aspects of spatial thinking in geography textbook questions  

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This study examined questions embedded in four high school world geography textbooks to evaluate the degree to which the three components of spatial thinking were incorporated: concepts of space, tools of representation, and processes of reasoning. A three-dimensional taxonomy of spatial thinking to assess the questions was developed and validated via a survey of a group of spatial thinking experts. The spatiality of the concepts featured in 3,010 questions sampled from the textbooks was analyzed. The degree to which spatial representations and stimuli for reasoning were presented was also measured. Every question was compared against the taxonomy and coded. Inter-coder reliability was measured on about one percent of the sample questions. The results indicated that most questions that required knowledge about spatial concepts could be answered by knowing only simple concepts, such as location and place-specific identity, rather than complex concepts that require the identification of spatial patterns and associations. Not many questions asked students to incorporate spatial representations to answer the questions. Few questions did require creating a new representation. Students were asked to recall memorized geographic knowledge and terms rather than to infer, hypothesize, and generalize. Little difference was found among the four textbooks in that they rarely integrated the three components of spatial thinking into the questions. The research found that page-margin questions involved aspects of spatial thinking more than section- and chapter-assessment questions. Relatively simple concepts and lower level cognitive processes, however, were required in most questions that integrated the three components. The development of questions to help students practice complex processes of spatial thinking is necessary. The taxonomy developed in this research can be used as a guide to design curricular, instructional materials, and questions that incorporate aspects of spatial thinking.

Jo, Injeong

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spanish Question Answering Evaluation  

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Abstract. This paper reports the most significant issues related to the launching of a Monolingual Spanish Question Answering evaluation track at the Cross Language Evaluation Forum (CLEF 2003). It introduces some questions about multilingualism and describes the methodology for test suite production, task, judgment of answers as well as the results obtained by the participant systems. 1

Anselmo Peñas; Felisa Verdejo; Jesús Herrera

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Insolation as Percent of Total Solar Output Insolation as Percent of Total Solar Output Name: Terry Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: What percentage of the sun's total output do we actually receive on Earth? Replies: Terry, First, imagine a sphere around the Sun with a radius equal to the distance of the Sun to the Earth. Using geometry, calculate the total surface area of this sphere (AS = 4 pr r[of our imagined sphere]^2). The portion of this area that the Earth takes up is the area of the cross-section of the Earth (AE = pi r[of Earth]^2). Dividing AE by AS tells us what fraction of the Sun's output (assuming it is equally dispersed to the surface of our hypothetical sphere) reaches the Earth. Multiplying this by 100 gives percent. Greg (Roberto Gregorius) Canisius College

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EA-177 Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative, Inc | Department of...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative, Inc EA-177 Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative, Inc Order authorizing Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative, Inc to export electric energy to Canada....

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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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Questions and Answers  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

The following questions were submitted by DOE employees during the initial stages of the Financial Services A-76 study. Answers to these questions have been provided by subject matter experts. If you have any questions or need further clarification, please contact Paul Anderson at (803) 725-5607 or e-mail him at paul.anderson@srs.gov. This website will be updated regularly and new questions and answers posted as they are received. 1. It appears that, according to the Financial Services Plan of Action and Milestones, in any event, some of us will lose our jobs. How will it be decided which employees will lose our jobs? Answer: It is possible that the study outcome may or may not require a reduction-in-force (RIF). It would be premature at this time to address layoffs (i.e., RIF), which will

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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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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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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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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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Got a Question? We Have an Answer! | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Got a Question? We Have an Answer! Got a Question? We Have an Answer! Got a Question? We Have an Answer! January 28, 2011 - 10:52am Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from energysavers.gov. Have you ever had a question-maybe about energy efficiency, renewable energy, the Department of Energy or the like-and not had any idea where to find the answer? Have you ever gone through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's website and not known where to find what you're looking for? The reason I am asking all these questions is because I want to bring your attention to a well-established resource that you might not know about: the EERE Information Center! You can call us, e-mail your question, or contact us through a new "live

256

The digital divide and e-government services  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

There is much research examining the digital divide and what it looks like in society. This research often describes the digital divide as yet another symptom of the current socio-economic division in our society. Based on this research, one would expect ... Keywords: digital divide, e-governance, e-government, internet, mobile divide, public assistance, socio-economic, welfare

Thad E. Hall; Jennifer Owens

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ARM - Key Science Questions  

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govScienceKey Science Questions govScienceKey Science Questions Science Research Themes Research Highlights Journal Articles Collaborations Atmospheric System Research (ASR) ARM Science Team Meetings User Meetings Annual Meetings of the Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Science Team and Fall Working Groups Accomplishments Read about the 20 years of accomplishments (PDF, 696KB) from the ARM Program and user facility. Performance Metrics ASR Metrics 2009 2008 2007 2006 Key Science Questions The role of clouds and water vapor in climate change is not well understood; yet water vapor is the largest greenhouse gas and directly affects cloud cover and the propagation of radiant energy. In fact, there may be positive feedback between water vapor and other greenhouse gases. Carbon dioxide and other gases from human activities slightly warm the

258

ARM - AMF Science Questions  

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AzoresAMF AzoresAMF Science Questions Azores Deployment AMF Home Graciosa Island Home Data Plots and Baseline Instruments Satellite Retrievals Experiment Planning CAP-MBL Proposal Abstract and Related Campaigns Science Questions Science Plan (PDF, 4.4M) Rob Wood Website Outreach Backgrounders English Version (PDF, 363K) Portuguese Version (PDF, 327K) AMF Posters, 2009 English Version Portuguese Version Education Flyers English Version Portuguese Version News Campaign Images AMF Science Questions Which synoptic-scale features dominate the variability in subtropical low clouds on diurnal to seasonal timescales over the NEA? Do physical, optical, and cloud-forming properties of aerosols vary with these synoptic features? How well can state-of-the-art weather forecast and climate models (run in forecast mode) predict the day-to-day variability of

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ASK-IT/A2L: Assessing student knowlede with instructional technology  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The ASK-IT/Assessing-to-Learn (A2L) project is an attempt to bring a strategic approach to learning, instruction, and communication. ASK-IT/A2L seeks to integrate formative assessment and classroom response system use with physics instruction at both the high school and college levels. In this guide, we present a structure for discussing the new mindset students need in an ASK-IT/A2L classroom, consisting of twelve "habits of mind" for students to develop. To help teachers plan instruction, we present a model of five stages of cognitive development that most students need to follow to develop desirable knowledge and skills. We show how a typical lesson might be organized around "items," the smallest unit of ASK-IT/A2L lesson planning: questions, problems, or tasks given to students to work on individually or in groups. To help with item creation, we present our model-based design paradigm and suggest tips for avoiding common pitfalls and ways to match up cognitive goals with habits of mind. Finally, we apply ...

Dufresne, R J; Leonard, W J; Mestre, J P

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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"Ask Argonne" - Dave Grabaskas, Nuclear Engineer, Part 1 | Argonne...  

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"Ask Argonne" - Dave Grabaskas, Nuclear Engineer, Part 1 Share Browse By - Any - Energy -Energy efficiency --Vehicles ---Alternative fuels ---Automotive engineering ---Diesel...

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Ask a scientist: Battery life and care | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Argonne Now, the laboratory's biannual science magazine. More Ask a scientist: Battery life and care By Louise Lerner * July 1, 2012 Tweet EmailPrint This story was...

262

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

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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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This Earth Day, Get Your Energy-Saving Questions Answered | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

This Earth Day, Get Your Energy-Saving Questions Answered This Earth Day, Get Your Energy-Saving Questions Answered This Earth Day, Get Your Energy-Saving Questions Answered April 9, 2013 - 2:33pm Addthis We'll be answering your pre-recorded video questions during our Earth Day Google+ Hangout! Watch the video or read below for details on how to participate. Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Submit Your Earth Day Questions Now! Looking for ways to green your home? Ask about it on Twitter , G+ and YouTube using #askEnergy, or, submit your question via Facebook or email. We're celebrating Earth Day 2013 by hosting a special Google+ Hangout on Monday, April 22 at 3 pm EDT. We've rounded up our panel of experts to answer your questions and share best strategies for saving energy and money

264

Digital Divide: How Can Digital Libraries Bridge the Gap?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Recent developments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have, while making our life easier, created a social divide known as the digital divide. Statistics show that there are significant disparities among the populations in the developed ...

Gobinda G. Chowdhury

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

Medical and Medical Related Questions  

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Medical Related Questions We do not have any medical experts in our volunteer expert pool. We recommend that you contact your health care professional regarding your question, if...

266

General Questions | Department of Energy  

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Act General Questions Eligibility Buy American Davis Bacon Historic Preservation Appropriations Questions Procurement Other Topics Sign Up for GC Updates Jobs and Internships All...

267

Appropriations Questions | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Agencies You are here Home Action Center FAQs Related to the Recovery Act Appropriations Questions Appropriations Questions Report an Appliance Regulation Violation Report...

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LIVE Q&A TODAY: Answering Your Wind Energy Questions | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

LIVE Q&A TODAY: Answering Your Wind Energy Questions LIVE Q&A TODAY: Answering Your Wind Energy Questions LIVE Q&A TODAY: Answering Your Wind Energy Questions August 8, 2013 - 12:03pm Addthis On Thursday, August 8, we hosted a Google+ Hangout on wind energy in America. Watch as our clean energy experts take your questions. Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? Tweet questions to @ENERGY with the hashtag #AskEnergy. Ask us on Facebook and Google+. Email questions to newmedia@hq.doe.gov. Watch the livestream on energy.gov/live or on the Google+ event page. Earlier this week, we released two new reports that showcase the record-breaking growth of the U.S. wind power market in 2012. Today, August 8, at 3 pm ET, we invite you to discuss key findings from the report by

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LIVE Q&A TODAY: Answering Your Wind Energy Questions | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

LIVE Q&A TODAY: Answering Your Wind Energy Questions LIVE Q&A TODAY: Answering Your Wind Energy Questions LIVE Q&A TODAY: Answering Your Wind Energy Questions August 8, 2013 - 12:03pm Addthis On Thursday, August 8, we hosted a Google+ Hangout on wind energy in America. Watch as our clean energy experts take your questions. Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? Tweet questions to @ENERGY with the hashtag #AskEnergy. Ask us on Facebook and Google+. Email questions to newmedia@hq.doe.gov. Watch the livestream on energy.gov/live or on the Google+ event page. Earlier this week, we released two new reports that showcase the record-breaking growth of the U.S. wind power market in 2012. Today, August 8, at 3 pm ET, we invite you to discuss key findings from the report by

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LIVE Q&A TODAY: Answering Your Wind Energy Questions | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

LIVE Q&A TODAY: Answering Your Wind Energy Questions LIVE Q&A TODAY: Answering Your Wind Energy Questions LIVE Q&A TODAY: Answering Your Wind Energy Questions August 8, 2013 - 12:03pm Addthis On Thursday, August 8, we hosted a Google+ Hangout on wind energy in America. Watch as our clean energy experts take your questions. Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? Tweet questions to @ENERGY with the hashtag #AskEnergy. Ask us on Facebook and Google+. Email questions to newmedia@hq.doe.gov. Watch the livestream on energy.gov/live or on the Google+ event page. Earlier this week, we released two new reports that showcase the record-breaking growth of the U.S. wind power market in 2012. Today, August 8, at 3 pm ET, we invite you to discuss key findings from the report by

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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NEWTON About NEWTON About Ask A Scientist Education At Argonne Hot Air Balloon Shape and Altitude Name: Brit Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: CO Country: USA Date:...

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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About NEWTON About Ask A Scientist Education At Argonne Zoonotic Diseases between Cats and Humans Name: Steve Status: student Grade: 4-5 Location: NC Country: USA Date: Fall...

273

H. UNREVIEWED SAFETY QUESTIONS  

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3 3 Department of Energy Pt. 835 H. UNREVIEWED SAFETY QUESTIONS 1. The USQ process is an important tool to evaluate whether changes affect the safety basis. A contractor must use the USQ proc- ess to ensure that the safety basis for a DOE nuclear facility is not undermined by changes in the facility, the work performed, the associated hazards, or other factors that support the adequacy of the safety basis. 2. The USQ process permits a contractor to make physical and procedural changes to a nuclear facility and to conduct tests and ex- periments without prior approval, provided these changes do not cause a USQ. The USQ process provides a contractor with the flexi- bility needed to conduct day-to-day oper- ations by requiring only those changes and tests with a potential to impact the safety

274

H. UNREVIEWED SAFETY QUESTIONS  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Department of Energy Pt. 835 H. UNREVIEWED SAFETY QUESTIONS 1. The USQ process is an important tool to evaluate whether changes affect the safety basis. A contractor must use the USQ proc- ess to ensure that the safety basis for a DOE nuclear facility is not undermined by changes in the facility, the work performed, the associated hazards, or other factors that support the adequacy of the safety basis. 2. The USQ process permits a contractor to make physical and procedural changes to a nuclear facility and to conduct tests and ex- periments without prior approval, provided these changes do not cause a USQ. The USQ process provides a contractor with the flexi- bility needed to conduct day-to-day oper- ations by requiring only those changes and tests with a potential to impact the safety

275

Q# Question Answer  

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4/2012) 4/2012) Q# Question Answer 1 Could let us know what your interests are in keeping the current staff if another contractor wins? This is a management decision of the vendor 2 Will this RFP not be automatically posted in FedBizOpps? When the RFP is issued, it will be posted on the FBO website through FedConnect. 3 Will this be a small business set-aside, and if so, what is the size standard? Yes, $7.0M 4 Who is the incumbent? Systematic Management Services Inc 5 I would appreciate it if you would provide me with that person's name and contact information. My company is potentially interested in this re-compete and we are trying to obtain sufficient data so as to enable us to make an informed decision. This information can be submitted using a freedom of Information request. The technical

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Q# Question Answer  

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6/2012) 6/2012) Q# Question Answer 1 Could let us know what your interests are in keeping the current staff if another contractor wins? This is a management decision of the vendor 2 Will this RFP not be automatically posted in FedBizOpps? When the RFP is issued, it will be posted on the FBO website through FedConnect. 3 Will this be a small business set-aside, and if so, what is the size standard? Yes, $7.0M 4 Who is the incumbent? Systematic Management Services Inc 5 I would appreciate it if you would provide me with that person's name and contact information. My company is potentially interested in this re-compete and we are trying to obtain sufficient data so as to enable us to make an informed decision. This information can be submitted using a freedom of Information request. The technical

277

Some notes on applying computational divided differencing in ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Jul 15, 2013 ... energy potential, and the gradient of the potential corresponds to a vector of ..... Computational divided differencing provides an alternative and ...

278

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

construction surveying, footings, foundation form work, framing, sheathing, insula- tion. Basic electrical methods. Prerequisite: working as a plumber's apprentice. OEBT 102. Introduction to Construction II 2 cr. Prerequisite: working as a plumber's apprentice. OEBT 104. Woodworking Skills I 3 cr. (1+4P) Use and care

Knowles, David William

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Type: Question Subject: help - CECM  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Question. Subject: help. Author: Jose (josejulian60@hotmail.com) Date: Monday, March 29 at 05:21 PM PST. Question Text: Hi I would like that you send me the ...

280

Syntactic features in question answering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Syntactic information potentially plays a much more important role in question answering than it does in information retrieval. Although many people have used syntactic evidence in Question Answering, there haven't been many detailed experiments reported ...

Xiaoyan Li

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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,

282

Fermilab | Tune IT Up | Submit a Question  

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Submit a Question To submit questions about cyber security at Fermilab, please complete the form below. Name: Email: Question: submit...

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: USA Date: NA Question: I have a question about terms. I am a sophomore in high school and I usually go about my business solving problems,...

284

Questions and Answers - How do you explain electrical resistance?  

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is an electric current? is an electric current? Previous Question (What is an electric current?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Do you know what an electromagnet is?) Do you know whatan electromagnet is? How do you explain electrical resistance? I'm assuming you are asking for advice on "how to" explain resistance - perhaps to a school class. At any rate, here's a reasonably non-technical description you can consider. In a metal, the atoms are arranged in a crystal-like configuration. The type of metal will determine how the bonds are arranged, and how closely the atoms are grouped. Electrons can inhabit energy levels. Generally, only the "outer" electrons in an atom interact to form the bonds with other atoms. These outer electrons are held to the atom with a relatively small

285

Bridging the Divide Between Poverty Reduction and Climate Change Through  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Bridging the Divide Between Poverty Reduction and Climate Change Through Bridging the Divide Between Poverty Reduction and Climate Change Through Sustainable and Innovative Energy Technologies Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Bridging the Divide Between Poverty Reduction and Climate Change Through Sustainable and Innovative Energy Technologies Agency/Company /Organization: Dr. Anilla Cherian Sector: Climate, Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Topics: Co-benefits assessment, - Energy Access, Low emission development planning, Pathways analysis Resource Type: Publications User Interface: Website Website: www.undp.ro/download/sustainable%20Innovative%20Energy%20Technologies% Cost: Free Language: English This expert report highlights the need to bridge the divide between climate change and poverty reduction through innovative energy technologies and to

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TECHNICAL QUESTIONS What Every Parent ...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

open your Windows Control Panel, select Internet Options, and click the Privacy tab. TECHNICAL QUESTIONS What Every Parent Must Do to Keep Children Safe Online 10 10 This...

287

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

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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)

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Submit Your Home Energy Efficiency Questions Now for Earth Day Google+  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Submit Your Home Energy Efficiency Questions Now for Earth Day Submit Your Home Energy Efficiency Questions Now for Earth Day Google+ Hangout Submit Your Home Energy Efficiency Questions Now for Earth Day Google+ Hangout April 2, 2013 - 10:40am Addthis Submit a video question now for our Earth Day Google+ Hangout on home energy efficiency. | Graphic courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Submit a video question now for our Earth Day Google+ Hangout on home energy efficiency. | Graphic courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? Submit a video question in advance. All you need to do is create a 30-second video, upload it to YouTube before April 16 and tag it with #askEnergy. Email your questions to newmedia@hq.doe.gov.

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Biomedical question answering: A survey  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Objectives: In this survey, we reviewed the current state of the art in biomedical QA (Question Answering), within a broader framework of semantic knowledge-based QA approaches, and projected directions for the future research development in this critical ... Keywords: Answer/reason extraction, Biomedical question answering, Semantic information extraction

Sofia J. Athenikos; Hyoil Han

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

The TREC question answering track  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Text REtrieval Conference (TREC) question answering track is an effort to bring the benefits of large-scale evaluation to bear on a question answering (QA) task. The track has run twice so far, first in TREC-8 and again in TREC-9. In each case, the ...

Ellen M. Voorhees

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Between Stress and Strain Name: Muhammad Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: Pakistan Date: Fall 2011 Question: What is the difference between stress and strain? Replies:...

292

NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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difficult experimental question. Measurement of surface tension (I prefer the equivalent definition "surface energy"). This is the amount of energy required to extend the energy...

293

Increasing ask query limit | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

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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Burke-Divide Electric Coop Inc | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Burke-Divide Electric Coop Inc Burke-Divide Electric Coop Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name Burke-Divide Electric Coop Inc Place North Dakota Utility Id 2394 Utility Location Yes Ownership C NERC Location MRO NERC MRO Yes Activity Distribution Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png A1 Single Phase Commercial Commercial A1 Single Phase Farm and Rural Residential Residential A1 Single Phase Public Buildings A1 Single Phase Small Industrial Industrial A1 Single Phase Town Residential Residential A2 Single Phase Seasonal A3 Single Phase Low Temperature Grain Drying A4 Single Phase Commercial Commercial

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Continental Divide El Coop Inc | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Divide El Coop Inc Divide El Coop Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name Continental Divide El Coop Inc Place New Mexico Utility Id 4265 Utility Location Yes Ownership C NERC Location WECC NERC WECC Yes Activity Transmission Yes Activity Distribution Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png COMMERCIAL RATE - GENERAL SERVICE Commercial IRRIGATION SERVICE ( UTILITY OWNED) Commercial IRRIGATION SERVICE (CONSUMER OWNED) Commercial LARGE POWER SERVICE (CONSUMER OWNED) Commercial LARGE POWER SERVICE (UTILITY OWNED) Commercial Large Industrial Transmission Service Industrial

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Questions and Answers - Can you crush atoms?  

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Does gravity affect atoms? Previous Question (Does gravity affect atoms?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Parts and weights of atoms?) Parts and weights of atoms?...

297

Searcher performance in question answering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

There are many tasks that require information finding. Some can be largely automated, and others greatly benefit from successful interaction between system and searcher. We are interested in the task of answering questions where some synthesis of information ...

Mingfang Wu; Michael Fuller; Ross Wilkinson

2001-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Callahan Divide Wind Energy Center | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Divide Wind Energy Center Divide Wind Energy Center Jump to: navigation, search Name Callahan Divide Wind Energy Center Facility Callahan Divide Wind Energy Center Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner NextEra Energy Resources Developer NextEra Energy Resources Energy Purchaser Austin Energy Location Taylor County TX Coordinates 32.310556°, -100.149167° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":32.310556,"lon":-100.149167,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

299

Divide-and-conquer learning and modular perceptron networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A novel modular perceptron network (MPN) and divide-and-conquer learning (DCL) schemes for the design of modular neural networks are proposed. When a training process in a multilayer perceptron falls into a local minimum or stalls in a flat region, the ...

Hsin-Chia Fu; Yen-Po Lee; Cheng-Chin Chiang; Hsiao-Tien Pao

2001-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

Naive ray-tracing: A divide-and-conquer approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present an efficient ray-tracing algorithm which, for the first time, does not store any data structures when performing spatial subdivisions, and directly computes intersections inside the scene. This new algorithm is often faster than comparable ... Keywords: Ray tracing, divide-and-conquer, global illumination, rendering

Benjamin Mora

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Everything you might want to know about the Internet but are afraid to ask!. A new users resource  

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This document is a guide to accessing the Internet and the services available on Internet. The document contains a short explanation of the Internet by E. Kroll and E. Hoffman, brief descriptions of the primary access tools, a glossary, answers to frequently asked questions about the Internet, J. Martin`s `Search for Internet Treasure` and other helpful information. The data access tools discussed in this document include Gopher, World Wide Web, WAIS, ASTRA, ARCHIE, WHOIS, NETSERV, and TRICKLE. The file transfer tool discussed is BITFTP. The two communication services discussed are NETNEWS and LISTSERV.

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Land Water; Heating and Cooling Experiment Name: Laura Status: educator Grade: 4-5 Location: CA Country: USA Date: Fall 2011 Question: We did an experiment with our classes. We had...

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Multiples of Nine, Digit Sum Name: Sharvind Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: Malaysia Date: NA Question: why when a number when times by 9,the numbers in the answers when...

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Fish Nostrils Name: Fatima Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: Outside U.S. Country: Nigeria Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Why do fishes have nostrils when they already have...

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Salt Water Fish Metabolism Name: Miodrag Status: student Grade: other Location: Outside U.S. Country: Serbia Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: I was wondering: as we know, some fish...

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Ducks and Fish Ponds Name: Terry Status: other Grade: other Location: Outside U.S. Country: Australia Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Will ducks eat fish in my goldfish pond?...

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Fish Respiration Rates Name: Stacy Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: Outside U.S. Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: I conducted an experiment where beta fish were...

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Combustion Engine and Pure Oxygen Name: Jacob Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: TN Country: USA Date: Fall 2011 Question: I am trying to figure out several things: 1) How many...

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M-Theory Effect Name: Michael Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: MA Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: How would proving M-theory effect how we live and how we perceive...

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Mathematics Log Books Name: Felicia Status: educator Grade: 6-8 Location: GA Country: USA Date: NA Question: How do you write a log book for a math project to be entered into a...

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Agar and Vinegar Name: Luke status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: GA Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: I am testing hand sanitizer brands on blood agar plates and...

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Question: What is the potential (voltage) and current (amperage) on a static electric shock, say, from rubbing your feet on a dry carpet, or when you rub a balloon on your hair...

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Computer Viruses Name: Angel Status: student Grade: other Location: NY Date: NA Question: What are the most common signs that indicate you have a computer virus? Replies: The most...

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from for this to happen when freezer has little or no energy? Replies: Good question A fan typically blows air about inside a freezer to circulate cool air. This lowering of air...

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Grade: 12 Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: An author of a well respected book wrote "one characteristic of standard deviations is that they are additive. In our...

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Hydrogen Compounds and Heat Conduction Name: Zachary Status: student Grade: 6-8 Date: Spring 2012 Question: Are items with hydrogen molecules poor conductors of heat? Why or why...

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Location: NY Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Why is it that a gas like butane can be compressed into a liquid and stored at room temperature (for example in simple...

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Steel Wool, Soap, Water Absorption Name: Casey Status: student Grade: 4-5 Location: FL Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: I have two steel wool pads. One I rub with soap the...

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educator Grade: other Location: PA Country: USA Date: Summer 2011 Question: Can a cat and a raccoon breed with each? A cat was found and it had kittens. A week later the...

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I am doing a science project on mummification. I am using baking soda to mummify a hot dog. I know the baking soda is absorbing the moisture in the hot dog. My question is how or...

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Location: GA Country: USA Date: Fall 2011 Question: How does one measure how old the sun is? Replies: Bob, Estimating the age of the Sun requires that we understand the...

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Yellow Sun and Green Plants Isaak Status: Grade: 4-5 Location: Outside U.S. Country: New Zealand Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Why does plants show green and not yellow because...

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Water and Solution Evaporation Rates Name: Jerry Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: IL Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: After researching many sites including yours,...

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Web Usage Name: P Stone Status: Educator Age: 40s Location: NA Date: 5262004 Question: How could you read the history of Internet Explorer after it has been dumped in the trash...

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and Venus Conjunction Name: Mahdi Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: Canada Date: Spring 2012 Question: So, the past few weeks I have been observing what I am pretty sure are...

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Polycarbonate and Salt Water Name: Stephanie Status: other Grade: 9-12 Country: Canada Date: Fall 2011 Question: Why is it hard for salt water to adsorb into sodium polycarbonate?...

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Geothermal resources of the Washakie and Great Divide basins, Wyoming  

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The geothermal resources of the Great Divide and Washakie Basins of southern Wyoming are described. Oil well bottomhole temperatures, thermal logs of wells, and heat flow data were interpreted within a framework of geologic and hydrologic constraints. It was concluded large areas in Wyoming are underlain by water hotter than 120{sup 0}F. Isolated areas with high temperature gradients exist within each basin. 68 refs., 8 figs., 7 tabs. (ACR)

Heasler, H.P.; Buelow, K.L.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrical Transmission and Grounding Electrical Transmission and Grounding Name: Jose Status: educator Grade: 12+ Country: Portugal Date: Spring 2012 Question: NOTE: Normally we do not except multiple questions even on the same topic. These series of questions are closely related and the responding scientist has chosen to answer them sparately. The individula questions are followed by their answers. Replies: I have the following electric Power grid questions: Utility poles have a grounded wire. Is this just for lightening? ------------Lightning cables are about a quarter inch in diameter and are sometimes attached to utility poles. Sometimes a small cable may be a ground wire for some auxiliary service like fiber optic cable or telephone. Is not connected the neither one of the 3 phase wires, is it? -----------You have to look at the area to see if it is connected. Depending on what the cable is for, I doubt you would find it connected to one of the three phase wires Or else it would not be at ground level where people could touch it or power could leak to ground.

329

Open-domain question: answering  

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The top-performing Question-Answering (QA) systems have been of two types: consistent, solid, well-established and multi-faceted systems that do well year after year, and ones that come out of nowhere employing totally innovative approaches and which ...

John Prager

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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future of wind -- more specifically, the future of the Production Tax Credit. Got Qs on wind energy? Ask using AskEnergy & tune in Wed @ 4pm ET w Secretary Chu & @MarkUdall for...

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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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Pre-Solicitation Questions with Answers Q# Question Answer  

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Q# Question Answer Q# Question Answer map), but I cannot find the date and time for the site visit. Please tell me the date and time of the site visit and if it is mandatory or not. the tab "Industry Day Information." Attending the Industry Day is not mandatory. 4 Good afternoon, I am interested in attending the pre proposal conference for the Emergency Operations Training and Support (EOTA) contract. Please send me further information on the where about of this conference. I have the time and date from GovWin, which is 1/6/12 at 9am. I look forward to speaking with you shortly. All information is contained in the RFP and in the pre Solicitation Documents in FedConnect and Federal Business Opportunities. This information can also be found in the Reading

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Design techniques for ASK demodulators of passive wireless microsystems: a state-of-the-art review  

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ASK demodulators are widely used in passive wireless microsystems due to their simple design and low power consumption. Although a large number of ASK demodulators emerged recently, an in-depth examination of the pros and cons and design constraints ... Keywords: ASK demodulators, CMOS circuits, Passive wireless microsystems

Fei Yuan

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Questions and Answers - If all physical things are made of atoms, then why  

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empty space,why don't things pass through them? empty space,<br>why don't things pass through them? Previous Question (If atoms are mostly empty space, why don't things pass through them?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (How fast do electrons move?) How fast do electrons move? If all physical things are made of atoms, then why do different physical things have different physical properties? Like why is wood hard and rubber soft? Well, guys, the answer is CHEMISTRY! You are asking the right questions, and if you extend the question a little bit, I think you would probably have one of those "Eureka!" moments of discovery. Yes, all things are made of atoms, and all atoms are made of the same three basic particles - protons, neutrons, and electrons. But, all atoms are not the same. You know

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and Complete Metamorphosis and Complete Metamorphosis Name: Elissa Status: student Grade: 4-5 Location: Outside U.S. Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: I have read the question about the butterfly life cycle. It says the DNA of a butterfly and caterpillar are the same, well that's how I read it. I would like to know the exact cycle of a caterpillar to butterfly. I thought egg,caterpillar,chrysalis,red liquid (DNA soup!) body,out,dries wings strange liquid oozes out... As biology says it when ever you change your DNA will be the same...But as butterfly experts say they DNA from a caterpillar and the same butterfly is complete different. So next question is this true? Replies: My question to you is: if you want a recipe for chocolate chip cookies, do you need to read the whole cookbook? Or do you just go to the recipe for the cookies and ignore the rest? The caterpillar's cells and the butterfy's cells both contain the same instruction manual (DNA) but they read different parts of it at different stages of their life cycle.

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Policy Questions on Energy Storage Technologies | Department...  

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Policy Questions on Energy Storage Technologies Policy Questions on Energy Storage Technologies Memorandum from the Electricity Advisory Committee to Secretary Chu and Assistant...

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Questions and Answers - How do atoms form?  

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(Biggest and smallest atom?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Does gravity affect atoms?) Does gravity affect atoms? How do atoms form? The current view is that...

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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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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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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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Heat Transfer Characteristics of a Generalized Divided Flow Heat Exchanger  

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The concept of a "Divided-flow" heat exchanger is generalized by locating the shell inlet (or outlet) nozzle off-center such that the two shell sub-streams are unequal and traverse unequal flow paths. The governing equations for heat transfer in such an exchanger are derived and solved leading to an optimization problem. In this problem, the optimal subdivision of heat transfer surface to minimize required overall heat transfer surface, under certain restricted conditions, is sought. It is shown that the off-center nozzle location can be selected judiciously so as to maintain (or even improve heat transfer) while reducing the gross shellside pressure loss. Thus, the pumping costs are minimized without sacrificing heat transfer.

Singh, K. P.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Compact waveguide power divider with multiple isolated outputs  

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The waveguide power divider comprises an input waveguide of rectangular cross-section coupled to multiple reduced height output waveguides of rectangular cross-section. The input is coupled to the output waveguides by axial slots. The length of the slots is selected such that the wave direction of the input waveguide is preserved in the output waveguides. The width of the output guide is equal to the width of the input waveguide so that the input and output guides have the same cutoff wavelength. Waves will then travel with the same phase velocity in the input and output guides. The unused ends of the input and output guides are terminated in matched loads. The load at the end of the input guide absorbs power that is not coupled to the output guides.

Moeller, C.P.

1986-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Crystalline Solids and Lowest Energy Crystalline Solids and Lowest Energy Name: Maggie Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: Malaysia Date: Fall 2011 Question: Why does crystalline solid has to be in the lowest energy state? Replies: Maggie, My first thought upon reading your question was: "... lowest energy state - relative to what?" The problem is that yes, crystalline solids have lower energy states compared to the same substance at higher temperatures and different states, but it may also be of a higher energy state relative to other substances at the same temperature. So, maybe let us look at what "crystalline solid" means - and then you can answer the question based on whatever parameters you want to apply. By "solid" we mean that the atoms that make up the substance do not have translational motion. Meaning to say, they may vibrate in place, but on average stay in the same location. This means that there is a higher level of order (lower level of entropy) in solids compared to other phases (liquids and gases) that do have translational mobility. For this reason, when compared to other states, we say solids - everything else being equal - have a lower energy state.

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Pre-Solicitation Questions with Answers Q# Question Answer  

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it if you would provide me with that person's name and it if you would provide me with that person's name and contact information. My company is potentially interested in this re- compete and we are trying to obtain sufficient data so as to enable us to make an informed decision. This information can be submitted using a freedom of Information request. The technical point of contact cannot disclose any information regarding the future contract source selection. 6 Is this new work? This is a re-compete of a previous contract 7 Can you please tell me who is the incumbent and what is the name of the contract they are providing support under? See Question 4 above. Emergency Operations Training Academy (EOTA) Support Services. 8 Will this reading room be a physical location, or will this be a forum online? Online web address (Virtual Library)

345

Answering Key Fuel Cycle Questions  

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Given the range of fuel cycle goals and criteria, and the wide range of fuel cycle options, how can the set of options eventually be narrowed in a transparent and justifiable fashion? It is impractical to develop all options. We suggest an approach that starts by considering a range of goals for the Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative (AFCI) and then posits seven questions, such as whether Cs and Sr isotopes should be separated from spent fuel and, if so, what should be done with them. For each question, we consider which of the goals may be relevant to eventually providing answers. The AFCI program has both ''outcome'' and ''process'' goals because it must address both waste already accumulating as well as completing the fuel cycle in connection with advanced nuclear power plant concepts. The outcome objectives are waste geologic repository capacity and cost, energy security and sustainability, proliferation resistance, fuel cycle economics, and safety. The process objectives are rea diness to proceed and adaptability and robustness in the face of uncertainties.

Piet, S.J.; Dixon, B.W.; Bennett, R.G.; Smith, J.D.; Hill, R.N.

2004-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Answering Key Fuel Cycle Questions  

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The Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative (AFCI) program has both “outcome” and “process” goals because it must address both waste already accumulating as well as completing the fuel cycle in connection with advanced nuclear power plant concepts. The outcome objectives are waste geological repository capacity and cost, energy security and sustainability, proliferation resistance, fuel cycle economics, and safety. The process objectives are readiness to proceed and adaptability and robustness in the face of uncertainties. A classic decision-making approach to such a multi-attribute problem would be to weight individual quantified criteria and calculate an overall figure of merit. This is inappropriate for several reasons. First, the goals are not independent. Second, the importance of different goals varies among stakeholders. Third, the importance of different goals is likely to vary with time, especially the “energy future.” Fourth, some key considerations are not easily or meaningfully quantifiable at present. Instead, at this point, we have developed 16 questions the AFCI program should answer and suggest an approach of determining for each whether relevant options improve meeting each of the program goals. We find that it is not always clear which option is best for a specific question and specific goal; this helps identify key issues for future work. In general, we suggest attempting to create as many win-win decisions (options that are attractive or neutral to most goals) as possible. Thus, to help clarify why the program is exploring the options it is, and to set the stage for future narrowing of options, we have developed 16 questions, as follows: · What are the AFCI program goals? · Which potential waste disposition approaches do we plan for? · What are the major separations, transmutation, and fuel options? · How do we address proliferation resistance? · Which potential energy futures do we plan for? · What potential external triggers do we plan for? · Should we separate uranium? · If we separate uranium, should we recycle it, store it or dispose of it? · Is it practical to plan to fabricate and handle “hot” fuel? · Which transuranic elements (TRU) should be separated and transmuted? · Of those TRU separated, which should be transmuted together? · Should we separate and/or transmute Cs and Sr isotopes that dominate near-term repository heating? · Should we separate and/or transmute very long-lived Tc and I isotopes? · Which separation technology? · What mix of transmutation technologies? · What fuel technology best supports the above decisions?

Steven J. Piet; Brent W. Dixon; J. Stephen Herring; David E. Shropshire; Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Questions and Answers - How can you tell if a new type of element has been  

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How did you make the detectorswork in Halls A, B and C? How did you make the detectors<br>work in Halls A, B and C? Previous Question (How did you make the detectors work in Halls A, B and C?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What kind of equipment do you work on?) What kind of equipment do you work on? How can you tell if a new type of element has been created, especially if only a few atoms of it were created and if they only existed for a millisecond? Well it's about time someone asked this question! Seeing three atoms of something does seem kind of unlikely. The question "How did they do that?" should have been asked right away. Believe it or not there are whole armies of people (and I am one of those people) working on expanding human senses. This has been going on since shortly after humans stretched out and stood

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Got Questions about Women in Science, Tech, Engineering, or Math (STEM)?  

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Got Questions about Women in Science, Tech, Engineering, or Math Got Questions about Women in Science, Tech, Engineering, or Math (STEM)? Tweet us! Got Questions about Women in Science, Tech, Engineering, or Math (STEM)? Tweet us! March 15, 2012 - 3:26pm Q&A What questions do you have for the experts during our Women in STEM Tweet Up? Ask Us Addthis Join us for a conversation about women in science, technology, engineering, and Math (STEM) on Twitter on Thursday, March 22 at 2:30pm EDT by following the hashtag #STEM. Join us for a conversation about women in science, technology, engineering, and Math (STEM) on Twitter on Thursday, March 22 at 2:30pm EDT by following the hashtag #STEM. Gloria B. Smith Deputy Director, Office of Diversity & Inclusion How can I participate? Join us on Twitter by following the hashtag #STEM on Thursday, March

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H.D. Cochran, Questions for the Workshop | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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H.D. Cochran, H.D. Cochran, Questions for the Workshop Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, & Biosciences (CSGB) Division CSGB Home About Research Areas Scientific Highlights Reports & Activities Principal Investigators' Meetings BES Home Third DOE BES Separations Research Workshop H.D. Cochran, Questions for the Workshop Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Third DOE/Basic Energy Sciences Separations Research Workshop Savannah DeSoto Hilton, Savannah, Georgia May 12-14, 1999 Questions for the Workshop H. D. Cochran Oak Ridge National Laboratory Dr. Cochran took the approach of asking questions of the audience that would stimulate discussion amongst the members of the workshop. The following are the results of some of the discussion that ensued. Nanoscience: When alluding to nanoscience, new DOE initiatives seem to be

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Questions and Answers - How does the radioactivity of an atom affect the  

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How is radioactivity measured? How is radioactivity measured? Previous Question (How is radioactivity measured?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Why do we use radioactivity to destroy cancers?) Why do we use radioactivityto destroy cancers? How does the radioactivity of an atom affect the body? You've asked a very broad question, so we'll have to split it up into smaller chunks in order to give you a reasonable answer. This is a topic that is very much misunderstood by most people and it's hard to give a short answer. You may know that all of us have radioactive material in our bodies naturally. There has always been radioactive material on earth (in fact, a million years ago, there was more present than there is today), and people have therefore always been exposed to it. There has also always been cosmic

351

NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Computers Communicating Computers Communicating Name: Billy Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: FL Country: USA Date: Fall 2011 Question: How do computers talk to each other? Replies: Hi Billy, Great question! Much like how we talk to each other, computers have a common language. For most of us it's English. In addition, computers follow what is called protocol, much like how we follow rules and etiquette. The computer language is made up by an electrical signal and it is either 5 volts or 0 volts. This can be represented as a [1] or a [0]. This one or zero is what is called a bit in the binary language. Binary, meaning two bits of information. The language can be defined so that [1] means "yes" and [0] means " no". But computers can process multiple bits per given time. So adding more bits, gives us more words. Say two bits of information: [00], [01], [10], [11]. Each of these can mean "yes", "no", "maybe", "I do not know".

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Fruit Battery and Current Fruit Battery and Current Name: Rahil Status: student Grade: 4-5 Location: MN Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Hello, I am a 5th grade student and doing "Fruit Battery" experiment for my science fair. My question is "What produce requires the least amount (in mass) to make a battery that lasts the longest?" I set up trials using potato, apple, orange and lemon. For all these produces when I created the first voltaic cell and measured the open and closed circuit voltages using multimeter, they were same, I am using 2.6V LED to light up which has no resistance. I also did not use any other external resistor. After adding 2nd voltaic cell to the circuit in series, the open and closed voltages differ by some amount. I want to know the reason behind the difference in the open and closed circuit voltages when there is more than one voltaic cell.. Also I tried to measure the current but it always started with one value and kept going down and never got stabilized at one value. May I know the reason for this as well?

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Capacitor and Current Capacitor and Current Name: Hadia Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: Pakistan Date: Spring 2012 Question: How exactly can current pass through a capacitor? Be it A.C or D.C. Even if we consider the general logic that current 'flows through' a capacitor as it charges and discharges via A.C, then in what does the discharged current flow. If it flows through, shouldn't power be dissipated. And if it flows back and what is the use of a capacitor? Even if you say, it flows through, how would you explain it in terms of individual charges? Replies: Hadia, Your question is a natural one because it appears that current flows "through" a capacitor. Indeed, we treat capacitors as though they are resistors in which individual electrons enter on one terminal and exit through the other. A capacitor operates differently. The word "capacitor" implies a device that has "capacity," or a device that has the capability to store a certain amount of charge, somewhat like a "charge bucket." In fact, the formula for capacitance, Q=CV, implies just this storage: The charge stored by a capacitor (Q measured in Coulombs) is given by its capacitance (C measured in Farads) multiplied by the voltage applied to the capacitor (V measured in Volts). Current does not flow through the capacitor as much as into the plates of the capacitor, i.e., into its "charge bucket."

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Separating Polypropylene, Polyester, and Nylon Separating Polypropylene, Polyester, and Nylon Name: Arye Status: other Grade: 12+ Location: IL Country: USA Date: Summer 2011 Question: Polypropylene, polyester, or Nylon webbing. How can one tell the difference between them when no label is supplied. Are there solvents one can use to separate one from another in the group? I understand there differences in the stretch rate Polypropylene, polyester, stretch less than Nylon, Nylon stretching the most. Polyester is the most UV resistant. All are hydrophobic to various degrees polypropylene, polyester than nylon being the least. Polypropylene, polyester, or Nylon webbing. How can one tell the difference between them when no label is supplied. Replies: Hi Arye, The short answer to your question on how to tell these polymers from each other is "with considerable difficulty"! None of the three polymers you mention (polypropylene, nylon, and polyester) are soluble in any solvents, so detection by solvency is not possible. None of the rest of the properties you mention (stretch rate and hydrophobic properties) produce sufficiently clear cut results to be useful. One semi-reliable way to tell them apart is by the smell that results from heating a small sample. Polyolefins such as polypropylene (and polyethylene) smell like heated wax (since these polymers are in essence simply long chain waxes). Nylons also tend to have their own distinctive odor when heated.

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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.

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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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Energy in a System Energy in a System Name: Michael Status: educator Grade: 9-12 Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: I am a high school chemistry teacher with a quick question about entropy, which may be only one of semantics - I am hoping you might be able to help. . I think the problem boils down to if we consider all the energy in a system (E=mc2), can all that be turned into work? The details are this: In discussing entropy, the isothermal, free expansion of a gas into a vacuum is an often used example (q=0,w=0). After the gas has expanded numerous texts and web sites (an MIT web site in this case) explains that " some ability to do work has been lost" and that "the property that is used to measure the change in ability to get work out of a system (delta)T is the entropy." ( http://web.mit.edu/16.unified/www/FALL/thermodynamics/thermo_7.htm )

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Transit of Venus and Earth-Sun Distance Transit of Venus and Earth-Sun Distance Name: Denise Status: student Grade: 12 Country: Philippines Date: Spring 2012 Question: How do scientists determine the distance of Earth from Sun through the Transit of Venus? Replies: Dear Denise, This is a very good question. The way they calculated it was to use (1) as precise longitudes they could find, and (2) precise timings of first and last contacts of the transits. From these data they were able to arrive at a value for the distance between Earth and Sun. The problem was (besides weather) that the back drop effect prevented accurate timings. A transit of Venus takes place Venus is directly between Earth and Sun. You can imagine two big triangles in the sky, one whose base is on the Earth and whose apex is at Venus The other has its base on the Sun and its apex on Venus. They can use observers at different places on Earth to produce slightly different triangles. Then they can use trigonometry to calculate the distance. Using this method can work only if observations are made from points widely separated on the Earth's surface. Knowing the distance between these points on Earth, one can calculate the distance between Earth and Sun.

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Photon Mass and Gravitation Photon Mass and Gravitation Name: James Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: MD Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: A sun has mass. This mass causes it to collapse on itself, forming heavier and heavier elements. Eventually the sun will collapse and cause a black hole to form. The Earth also has a mass and gravity also tries to make the Earth collapse like the sun. The Earth however does not collapse like the sun. This occurs because of the quantum mechanical phenomenon known as Pauli's exclusion principle. The Pauli exclusion principle says that two electrons with the same spin state cannot occupy the same quantum orbital state. This prevents the earth from collapsing on itself. A photon has energy using Plank's E=hf equation. Using Einstein's E=mc^2 equation a photon has a relative mass. This relative mass will produce a force known as gravity. This force is explained through Einstein's Theory of General Relativity. Now why does a photon not collapse like the earth? Is there a principle similar to Pauli's exclusion principle that keeps a photon from collapsing? My question is what force combats the gravity of a photon, so that the photon does not collapse on itself and from a black hole like the sun.

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Desert Hair Desert Hair Name: Zimin Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: Outside U.S. Country: Singapore Date: Spring 2012 Question: If hair is used for insulation, why do desert animals like camels have hair? Replies: Keep in mind that "insulation" works both ways -- "insulating" body heat from escaping from a warm body to colder surroundings (hence the fur coat of a polar bear). Compare this with the function of hair on a camel. The hair (fur) limits the absorption of heat by the animal from its hot surroundings. Vince Calder Zimin Principally to protect them from the burning rays of the sun; and to help with water retention. Desert hair, when in sufficient quantities, can protect from biting insects although sometimes it provides refuge to insect vermin, provides coloration for various social purposes and provides warmth during cold desert nights.

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No Flow in Liquid Container Despite Pressure Difference No Flow in Liquid Container Despite Pressure Difference Name: Chantaiah Status: student Grade: 12 Country: India Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Why is it that a liquid in a container cannot flow from bottom to top even though there is a pressure difference? Replies: Chantaiah, The pressure difference for a liquid in a container is due to gravity. The pressure supports the weight of the liquid above it. The pressure at the top supports the atmosphere, countering the atmospheric pressure. The pressure at the bottom of the container supports the atmosphere plus the weight of the liquid within the container. The pressure difference pushes up, but gravity pulls down. The two effects cancel each other, so the liquid just sits still in the container. Dr. Ken Mellendorf Physics Instructor Illinois Central College

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Silica Gel Silica Gel Name: Lisa Status: educator Grade: 9-12 Location: Outside U.S. Country: USA Date: Fall 2011 Question: Can you tell me how silica gel is correctly categorized (I see it called narrow or large pore as well as Type A, B and C)? What is the difference? Are they all used the same way, as a desiccant? Replies: Hi Lisa, The "A", "B" and "C" designations of silica gel refer to the pore size. The "A" type has large numbers of very small pores, and is generally used as a desiccant. Water vapor is adsorbed into these pores, or water vapor already adsorbed, is released upon heating. This is the type normally found in small bags packed in electronic and optical products. The "C" type has somewhat fewer (but still very large numbers) large pores. This type is used for large volumes of liquid water absorption, commonly as cat litter.

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Beets and Bacteria Beets and Bacteria Name: Arlene Status: other Grade: 6-8 Location: IL Country: USA Date: Fall 2011 Question: I found an experiment at the pbs.org/teachers website that evaluates different handwashing techniques by swabbing palms, nails, and in between fingers after different types of handwashing. These swabs are then "plated" on canned beets placed inside of a petri dish. Does this sound like a realistic and safe experiment for middle school students? NEWTON BBS does not recommend growing/culturing bacteria without the supervision of a microbiologist, and a properly equipped microbiology laboratory. Safety is our main concern! Growing dangerous bacteria species unknowingly is a real possibility and serious illness may occur without proper handling techniques. Furthermore, without proper bacterial disposal procedures such as an autoclave can guarantee, there is a danger to anyone who comes in contact after disposal.

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Lunar Bisector and Direction of Sun Lunar Bisector and Direction of Sun Name: Naomi Status: student Grade: other Country: United Kingdom Date: Spring 2012 Question: Positions of Sun and Moon. I often walk in the early morning, and on a clear day sometimes both the sun and moon are clearly visible. On the days when the moon is at half phase, effectively a semi circle , the visible lit side is illuminated by the rising sun. So, using a set square aligned along the moon's visible diameter, and a ruler at right angles, in contact with the square, I expected that the ruler would point directly at the sun. On the days I have tried this the sun always seem to be lower down in the sky than the ruler suggests it should be. Maybe, I guess, as much as 20 degrees off target. Why does the lit half of the moon not seem to always point straight at the sun?

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Computer Science Archives Computer Science Archives Computer Science Archives, Since November 1991 Table of Contents: PC Questions. PC, EISA, LOCAL BUS, QIC-80 The 686 problem. Microprocessor CPU BUS, BIOS, and Light-based computers What is the difference between DX vs DLC? SLC? DLC? Why not 80586 and instead Pentium? Floating Point Accuracy Looking In On Windows and Windows NT Do I need more memory or speed? UNIX library UNIX-V Modem problem Brain Storage? Megabytes Gigabytes Brain Speed? Virtual Reality, SimCity AI software for classroom, SimCity Network, file server, and modem? Fiber optic network, Ethernet, Appletalk Cobol, Programming C Help with the history of C language. BCPL What is a good compiler for learning C? Can you advise a high school Pascal teacher? Sierpinski's Sieve Neural Net book recommendation needed

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Shoes and Energy Shoes and Energy Name: Steven Status: other Grade: other Location: CT Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: A company named Athletic Propulsion Labs designed a basketball shoe that they claim makes a player jump higher. The shoe has "Load and Launch" technology built into the front sole of the shoe that is some sort of spring mechanism. The way I see it, this mechanism cannot allow a player to jump higher because only an external force can produce motion. The spring mechanism is internal to the body (including the player, shoes, socks uniform) that is launched into the air and an internal force cannot produce motion. Despite this, the shoe has been tested and found to provide additional lift. The shoe has actually been banned by the NBA because it provides an unfair advantage to players who wear them. How could this shoe possibly work?

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Nitrogen Free Soil Nitrogen Free Soil Name: Sam Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: WY Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: I'm curious about nitrogen-fixating plants that convert nitrogen to nitrates and nitrites and wondered if there is such a thing as nitrogen-free soil for me to experiment with in my family's greenhouse? Replies: Hi Sam, A fine sand, washed in distilled water, would be the nearest to a nitrogen-free soil you could easily get. Any soil with organic material/humus would likely have some forms of organic and inorganic nitrogen. Sand would also be deficient in nearly all other nutrients, but overall it would allow you to control all nutrients independently. Don You can use the silica (quartz) sand used in fish tanks. That medium will be nitrogen-free, or very close to nitrogen-free.

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Earth Shadow Direction on Lunar Eclipse Earth Shadow Direction on Lunar Eclipse Name: David Status: other Grade: other Location: UT Date: Winter 2011-2912 Question: Watching the lunar eclipse yesterday morning near Salt Lake City, Utah, I was surprised to see the darkness proceed from the top of the moon down to its "south" pole. Since the moon is travelling in orbit more or less horizontal to the earth's equator I would have expected the darkness to start on one side of the moon and proceed to the other--from the moon's "east" side to its "west" side as it entered Earth's shadow. Why did the shadow go from north to south? Replies: Dear David, The Moon really slid into Earth's shadow from northwest to southeast. The Moon's orbit makes it shift a bit in declination. I am glad you saw this eclipse; hope you enjoyed it! It was my 80th eclipse.

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Albino Gene Loci Albino Gene Loci Name: Gabreal Status: other Grade: 9-12 Location: Outside U.S. Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: What chromosome is albinism located on? Replies: There are actually many different kinds of albinism which occur due to mutations in different genes. In principle, all forms of albinism share a common trait, namely that affected individuals do not produce melanin, the major pigment protein in our skin. However, there are a wide variety of potential mutations that can lead to this result, and they are located on several different chromosomes. One notable case is of ocular albinisms, which only affect the eyes (and not the skin). These mutations have been shown to be present almost exclusively on the X chromosome. As a result, most individuals affected with X-linked ocular albinism will be male, similar to the genetics of X-linked color blindness.

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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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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.

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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,

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mica, Gypsum, and Hardness Mica, Gypsum, and Hardness Name: Melissa Status: educator Grade: 4 Location: NC Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: I have a question regarding the hardness of mica and gypsum. Gypsum is a 2 on Moh's hardness scale and mica is somewhere between a 2 and 3. However, mica breaks and scratches very easily by a penny, paper clip, and fingernail and gypsum does not. What is a good way to explain to my students how gypsum is still "softer" on the scale? Obviously, mica breaks apart very easily. Replies: Melissa, Mineral hardness and mineral cleavage are separate issues. Mineral hardness is a measure of a mineral's ability to resist being scratched. Mineral cleavage is the ability for a mineral to split along weakly-bonded atomic planes. The micas have one good mineral cleavage. That is, mica splits nicely in along one plane. Halite (table salt), on the other hand, splits equally well in three orthogonal directions (that is, along three planes, each of which is at 90 degrees to the others). Shake out some table salt on an overhead projector and have the students walk up to the screen. They will see that all salt has cubic mineral cleavage. I don't know how much snow you get in North Carolina, but if you get some salt that is used to melt ice you will note that it too has cubic cleavage. When you break up the large salt crystals you will observe that they break into smaller cubes. When you break the mica, it will break into smaller sheets.

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On the interpretation of concealed questions  

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Determiner phrases have the ability to act as "concealed questions" (CQs), embedded questions in sentences like John knows the time (i.e., John knows what time it is). The fact that know and wonder differ in their ability ...

Nathan, Lance Edward

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Discourse structuring questions and scalar implicatures  

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In this paper we discuss the interdependence of scalar implicatures and discourse structuring questions. We show that even prototypical cases of scalar implicatures can depend on an explicitly or implicitly given Question under Discussion. Particularly, ...

Anton Benz; Fabienne Salfner

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Web-based Question Answering System  

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The Web is apparently an ideal source of answers to a large variety of questions, due to the tremendous amount of information available online. This paper describes a Web-based question answering system LAMP, which is ...

Zhang, Dell

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Web question answering: is more always better?  

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This paper describes a question answering system that is designed to capitalize on the tremendous amount of data that is now available online. Most question answering systems use a wide variety of linguistic resources. We focus instead on the redundancy ...

Susan Dumais; Michele Banko; Eric Brill; Jimmy Lin; Andrew Ng

2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Two key questions about color superconductivity  

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We pose two key questions about color superconductivity: What are the effects of the large strange quark mass, and what are the observable consequences of color superconductivity? Motivated by the first question, we study ...

Kundu, Joydip, 1977-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Type: Question Subject: Card trick - CECM  

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Question. Subject: Card trick. Author: Fast (Fast@ewa.net) Date: Monday, September 15 at 09:54 PM PDT. Question Text: How does it work? RE: Card trick.

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Attn Technology Transfer Questions.txt - Notepad  

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Attn Technology Transfer Questions.txt From: eschaput esandc@prodigy.net Sent: Monday, January 26, 2009 10:31 PM To: GC-62 Subject: Attn: Technology Transfer Questions We have...

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Question answering based on semantic structures  

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The ability to answer complex questions posed in Natural Language depends on (1) the depth of the available semantic representations and (2) the inferential mechanisms they support. In this paper we describe a QA architecture where questions are analyzed ...

Srini Narayanan; Sanda Harabagiu

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INDUSTRIAL CONTROL SYSTEM CYBER SECURITY: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS RELEVANT TO NUCLEAR FACILITIES, SAFEGUARDS AND SECURITY  

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Typical questions surrounding industrial control system (ICS) cyber security always lead back to: What could a cyber attack do to my system(s) and; how much should I worry about it? These two leading questions represent only a fraction of questions asked when discussing cyber security as it applies to any program, company, business, or organization. The intent of this paper is to open a dialog of important pertinent questions and answers that managers of nuclear facilities engaged in nuclear facility security and safeguards should examine, i.e., what questions should be asked; and how do the answers affect an organization's ability to effectively safeguard and secure nuclear material. When a cyber intrusion is reported, what does that mean? Can an intrusion be detected or go un-noticed? Are nuclear security or safeguards systems potentially vulnerable? What about the digital systems employed in process monitoring, and international safeguards? Organizations expend considerable efforts to ensure that their facilities can maintain continuity of operations against physical threats. However, cyber threats particularly on ICSs may not be well known or understood, and often do not receive adequate attention. With the disclosure of the Stuxnet virus that has recently attacked nuclear infrastructure, many organizations have recognized the need for an urgent interest in cyber attacks and defenses against them. Several questions arise including discussions about the insider threat, adequate cyber protections, program readiness, encryption, and many more. These questions, among others, are discussed so as to raise the awareness and shed light on ways to protect nuclear facilities and materials against such attacks.

Robert S. Anderson; Mark Schanfein; Trond Bjornard; Paul Moskowitz

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Context-based question-answering evaluation  

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In this poster, we will present the results of efforts we have undertaken to conduct evaluations of a QA system in a real world environment and to understand the nature of the dimensions on which users evaluate QA systems when given full reign to comment ... Keywords: question taxonomies, question understanding, question-answering systems, real-time systems

Elizabeth D. Liddy; Anne R. Diekema; Ozgur Yilmazel

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Implementation of PCCD-OFDM-ASK Robust Data Transmission over GSM Speech Channel  

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This paper presents a novel data modulation scheme PCCD-OFDM-ASK: the phase continuous context dependent orthogonal frequency division multiplexing amplitude shift keying. The proposed modulation is successfully applied in the mobile payment system. ... Keywords: ASK, GSM, OFDM, digital modulations, speech coders

Zdenko Mezgec; Amor Chowdhury; Bojan Kotnik; Rajko Sve?ko

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Return to Biplanes Return to Biplanes Name: Steven Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: United Kingdom Date: Fall 2011 Question: As planes have got so large, the wings have become huge. Why can they not go back to biplanes for the same surface area but only half as wide? Replies: Hi Steven, In the early days of aviation, biplanes were a very common design since they could be made very strong using the materials and methods of the time (wooden frames with fabric covering). The two wings would form a strong truss structure with diagonal strut wire or bar bracing. It was not as easy to create a strong wing if there was only one (a monoplane in other words), but even so there were early monoplanes as well. For example, there was the Bleriot XI which crossed the English Channel in 1909. It used quite a bit of wire bracing above and below the wing. While the all the struts and wires did strengthen early airplanes, the downside though was a lot of aerodynamic drag just due to the struts and wires alone.

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Eye of Hurricane Eye of Hurricane Name: Xinyi Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: IL Country: China Date: Spring 2011 Question: Why is the eye of a hurricane so calm? A lot of videos say that it' i because the rising air cools off and sinks down in the eye, but if it is true, I think the eye should have a high pressure, not the lowest pressure of a hurricane. Replies: Cold air is heavier than Hot air and will fall relative to the Hot Air. Hot air will rise relative to Cold air. The eye of a hurricane is calm because the storms rotate around it. The highest winds of the hurricane are in the wall of the eye which is very distinct. The hurricane derives its energy from the relatively hot surface temperature of the sea. The humidity in the hot rising air feeds the heavy rainstorms that form the hurricane. The rising hot, moist air of a hurricane is a counter clockwise rotating cyclone that creates a low pressure area in the eye. So the lowest air pressure point of a hurricane are in the eye

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Radio Reception Radio Reception Name: Mark Status: other Grade: other Location: AZ Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: When a cell phone receives radio waves from a cell tower, are the received photons creating an electric current within the metal components of the cell phone antenna? In other words, are the photons being converted into electrons? If so, how is this occurring? Replies: The electrons are already there in the antenna and circuitry. The radio and microwave photons simply push them into motion, which is the electric current. Richard E. Barrans Jr., Ph.D., M.Ed. Department of Physics and Astronomy University of Wyoming Mark, The photons do not become electrons. The photons give energy to the electrons, forcing them to move through the antenna. The radio waves have a specific frequency. The electrons move back and forth through the antenna with that same frequency. This motion of the electrons is the oscillating current that your cell phone amplifies and then translates into the sounds you hear.

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"Apparent Melting" "Apparent Melting" Name: Bernard Status: educator Grade: 6-8 Location: CA Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: This is about melting. I know you already answered "Wood will not melt." And also, "sugar does not melt, it decomposes." Is there a different name for this, then? Somewhere I saw "apparent melting."? What if wood was heated up in an inert gas environment, and placed under pressure. Could liquid wood then be produced? If it is true sugar does not melt (i.e. a physical change), then what are it is products if it "decomposes" (which is a chemical change)? Replies: Bernard, The reason that some substances decompose rather then melt is because the energy required to break the chemical bonds within the molecule is less than the energy required to break the intermolecular forces holding the molecules in a solid state. Since the melting temperature can be a function of pressure (look at any phase diagrams), it is possible to increase or decrease the temperature of melting and as such it is possible to move the melting temperature above or below the decomposition temperature since decomposition temperature is not as strongly affected by pressure.

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Seed Numbers Seed Numbers Name: Dan Status: student Grade: n/a Location: N/A Country: USA Date: Summer 2011 Question: Why do some seed plants produce numerous seeds, while others just one? Replies: Hi Dan, When a plant produces seed, the purpose is to carry on the species - to produce more plants. The strategy employed by the plant will vary depending on the environment in which the plant has developed, but in the main there are two main strategies which I categorize in my head as "Special Care" and "Safety in Numbers". "Safety In Numbers" is how the dandelion chooses to tackle the problem. It produces huge numbers of seeds, and does very little to help those seeds other than to make sure they get away from the parent plant (That's trhe job of the parachute) Other plants which use this strategy include most herbs such as mint, borage, dill where the seeds are very small, and are produced in huge numbers.

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Multi-universe Multi-universe Name: Matt Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: MI Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Assuming that the Multi-universe theory is correct, and there are an infinite amount of universes for an infinite amount of possibilities , could there be a possibility to where in another universe (or say even our universe) there are no multi-universes? Would this trump that very idea? Replies: One could conceive of a universe which had no connections to any other universe except through its creation. Be a pretty boring place, I would think. But it would get around the problem you posed. R. W. "Mr. A." Avakian Matt, In the multi-verse theory, a universe does not contain everything. A universe contains space and time. Space and time do not contain the universe. It is possible that each universe contains its own space and time. These do not have to work the same way as our space and time. Maybe there is something beyond space and time, beyond space and time. Maybe there is not. If there is, then it does not have to resemble space and time in any way.

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Melting Salt Versus Dissolving Salt Melting Salt Versus Dissolving Salt Name: Mark Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: When we try to melt a certain amount of table salt, we have to raise the temperature significantly, but when we drop it into the water, its atoms are easily separated. Where does this energy comes from? Replies: You could consider it a chemical reaction (though easily reversible) between water and salt. When: the component ions of the salt are dispersed in the water and individually hydrated, the overall energy state is lower than when: the ions combine into a salt crystal and the water is someplace separate from it; so the reaction goes forward. You could think of it as potential energy, some energy that has long been stored up, just waiting to be given the kinetic occasion to act (by putting the salt crystal in contact with the water). The world is full of potential energies like that, and industrial civilization lives by finding and activating them.

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Abscisic Acid and Germination Abscisic Acid and Germination Name: Gabrielle Status: other Grade: other Location: FL Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Why would abscisic acid found in tomato inhitbit seed germination of a mustard seed, bean seed and corn seed? Replies: Many plants naturally have abscisic acid within the seeds to prevent sprouting until the spring. http://plantphys.info/seedg/seed.html "Inhibitors Present: Many plant species invest chemicals in the developing seeds, and these chemicals inhibit the development of the embryos. They keep the embryos dormant. Obviously the seed must have some way to eliminate these chemicals before they can sprout." "Abscisic Acid: Many temperate zone species that use inhibitors use abscisic acid. This chemical induces dormancy in the embryo. The chemical is produced in abundance in the late summer and early fall. The seeds in the fruits become dormant so, even if they are dispersed in autumn, they cannot sprout. During the winter enzymes in the seeds degrade the abscisic acid. By spring the abscisic acid is gone and the seed can sprout."

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Flightless Birds Flightless Birds Name: Nick Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: Outside U.S. Country: Canada Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Since the bird Emu is flightless, do their wings server another purpose? Also have they always been flightless? Replies: Nick: Emu wings are vestigial, meaning they probably serve no purpose now. The emu as a species is flightless, but most likely evolved from ancestors that had wings. This from http://tolweb.org/treehouses/?treehouse_id=4729 may help. "The Emu has lost almost all need for the function of its wings. Through evolutionary time, their wing skeleton has degraded to only a single functional digit. In accordance with a reduced skeleton, there have been significant reductions in the muscles of the wing, even when comparing the Emu to other non-flying birds. Still, many muscles show diversity in their shape, where they are attached to the bone ,and whether they are even present or not. Evolutionary theory predicts that relaxed selection on vestigial organs should allow more variation to persist in the population, and this corresponds to what is observed in Emu populations."

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Changing during a Lifetime Changing during a Lifetime Name: Chatta Status: student Grade: 12+ Location: Outside U.S. Country: India Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Does DNA change with growth or does it stay exactly the same throughout our life time? Replies: DNA generally does not change drastically over a lifetime. However, DNA expression can change over time based on developmental and/or environmental cues (even though the underlying sequences stay the same). However, during cell division, minor mutations can always crop up. Some are silent while others are disastrous (i.e. cancer). To prevent the likelihood of such genomic disaster, cells are pre-programmed to senesce after a certain number of divisions. This is governed by the Hayflick Limit. This is an extreme case, but there have been documented cases of viruses invading human cells and "exporting" some of their DNA through horizontal gene transfer. The HeLa cell line is one example of a chimeric "hybrid". These cells are cancerous, but highly useful for research because the Hayflick Limit does not apply. They are functionally immortal. br>

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Cosmic Ray Flux and Solar Storm Cosmic Ray Flux and Solar Storm Name: Justin Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: IL Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: I have taken much interest in the solar storm, this past week (6.March.2012). One report said that cosmic ray flux decreased as the mass passed Earth late on Tuesday and Wednesday. Why? I thought it would increase due to all of the energetic particles. Perhaps the sun is NOT part of the source of cosmic rays? Please help me understand this non-intuitive event. Replies: Justin English is a difficult language and sometimes the reading of words do not result in the meaning the author intended. I think the author meant to say that as the solar storm passed by the Earth, the Cosmic Ray Flux decreased. Both of your assumptions are correct. The Cosmic Ray Flux would increase as the storm approached the Earth and peaked and the Sun is not the only source of Cosmic Ray Flux.

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Random Number Generators Random Number Generators Name: Simon Status: student Grade: n/a Country: Sweden Date: May 2, 2011 Question: If you have ever been playing Minecraft 1.5_01, you know about "seeds" or numbers for the world generation algorithm. What I want to know is how it works and/or how many worlds that it can create. Replies: I do not know about the game. But here is the "problem". To generate a "random" number, one starts with a "seed" number of arbitrary length. Then that is then fed into a complex series of computations. A different "seed" gives a completely different result of the different series of computations. The different "seed" and a different algorithm (which may change from one cycle to the next) gives a certain result, which may again be re-cycled into another algorithm. To a given degree of "accuracy" the final result may be "random". "Randomness" depends upon the choice of "seed", the algorithm, and the number of cycles. I don't know that it has been proven mathematically that a certain procedure the guarantees a "random" number (that is a totally different mathematical problem). That, at the present of the mathematical "art" has not been proven, but that is not my area of expertise.

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Acid, Gasses and Enzymes Acid, Gasses and Enzymes Name: Anirudh Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: NY Country: India Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: We were synthesizing Ammonia gas using HCl acid, as a part of the class experiment, for studying its chemical properties and that's when it hit me! Our body produces gases and acids like these (eg: Urea) during various metabolic process, which seems impossible because these gases & acids require very high temperatures (~200'C) for their synthesis and the maximum our body can do is 37'C. So how a human body is able to produce gasses and acids like Ammonia, Hydrogen Sulfide, HCl and others at body temperature? Replies: It would help to know the reaction you are using to synthesize ammonia gas (NH3), a base, using HCl, an acid. But putting that aside, realize that there are many reactions that have ammonia as a product. Some of these reactions require high temperature, but many other reactions do not require elevated temperature. What I believe you are thinking about is the reaction of formation of a compound, that is, the formation of a compound, in this case NH3, from its constituent elements -- N2 and H2 -- 1/2 N2 + 3/2 H2 = NH3.

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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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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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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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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?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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).

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Video Game Programming Software Video Game Programming Software Name: John P. Status: Student Age: 14 Location: N/A Date: 8/4/2004 Question: My cousin and I are rabid video gamers. We want to be video game designers when we grow up, or do something along the lines of that. We want to start making game snow to start to get experience for when we grow up. Now we do not want to make 3-D or anything like that at our age now, what we want to do is make video games about the equivalent of stuff made on the Apple II and Atari, even the NES would be a good example of the games we want to make. I was watching a show on TV and the person was saying how many of today's greats were just teenagers programming stuff on a Apple II. I figure since they started there at my age I should try to start there too. I wanted to know if there was any programs available to make these types of games, because if they could do it 20 years ago on with the limited technology they had, then I should be able to do it faster, easier, and better then they did with today's technological advances.

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Aggressive Dogs Aggressive Dogs Name: Santha Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: Outside U.S. Country: Australia Date: Fall 2011 Question: What type of aggression classification would you give a dog that attacks other dogs with out any signs or provocations? Replies: Santha, In my experiences of breeding and raising several (related) Jack Russell Terriers, I've observed it is a matter of perceived threat. By this I mean either the aggressive dog IS threatened in some way, or the aggressive dog PERCEIVES a threat when one might not actually exist, and the dog lashes out. I've seen that most of the female dogs I've had did not get along with each other. My explanation for this is that each of them has a relationship of trust and concern with me, and they see another female dogs as a threat to that "relationship". Oddly, all of the female dogs I have had have gotten along ok with each of the males I've had.

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Crystalline Metal Versus Metallic Glass and Conduction Crystalline Metal Versus Metallic Glass and Conduction Name: Marilyn Status: student Grade: 12 Country: USA Date: Fall 2011 Question: Which will have a better electrical conductivity, a crystalline metal or a metallic glass. Replies: Hi Marilyn, I was unable to find any direct data on electrical conductivity of amorphous metals, however there is data that appears to suggest the conductivity of amorphous metal is slightly worse than that of the same metal in crystalline form. It is known that amorphous metals have lower thermal conductivity than their crystalline forms, and in most cases decreased thermal conductivity is accompanied by decreased electrical conductivity. It is also known that as a metal's crystal structure becomes finer and more disorganized, electrical conductivity decreases somewhat. An example of this is the case of copper. Annealed copper, which has fewer, larger crystals, has slightly better electrical conductivity than work-hardened copper. Work-hardening copper breaks up the large crystals into much smaller, and more disorganized ones, resulting in its electrical conductivity being slightly reduced. Carrying this to it's logical end, an infinitely small and highly disordered crystal structure would appear much like a metallic glass. From this, therefore, one can surmise that a true amorphous metal will indeed have slightly poorer electrical conductivity than normal crystalline metal of the same type.

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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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Varying Size of Full Moon Varying Size of Full Moon Name: Marian Status: student Grade: other Country: Australia Date: Spring 2012 Question: Someone said that our full moon on 7/4/12 was the biggest moon for the year, if this is so, why? How is it that the apparent size of the moon changes? Replies: I am not certain about exact dates. It is true, however, that the Moon's orbit about the Earth is not a perfect circle, but an ellipse. The Moon is closer to the Earth at some points in its orbit than at others. If it is full when it is close, it appears bigger in the sky. Richard E. Barrans Jr., Ph.D., M.Ed. Department of Physics and Astronomy University of Wyoming Marian, I do not know about 7/4/12 but I have seen reports that the full moon last 3/18 - 19/12 was the largest observed in 20 years (sorry, I did not actually observe this myself). This was because the moon was in perigee - a point in the moon's orbit that takes it closest to the Earth, and this coincided with a full moon. The moon's orbit around the Earth is not circular, it is elliptical. This means that there will be times that it will be a little bit farther or closer depending on the coincidence of the Earth and Moon orbits as well as the occurrence of the full moon. The moon can appear as much as 14% larger during perigee.

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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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Heat Shield and 120 000 Foot Fall Heat Shield and 120 000 Foot Fall Name: John Status: educator Grade: 9-12 Location: OK Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: My classes and I have been looking at the Red Bull/Stratos home page and discussing Felix Baumgartner's future attempt to free fall from 120,000 feet. Why is the build up of heat upon reentry not an issue, if he is expected to reach 700 plus miles per hour? Replies: It might be, but I am sure that has been taken into account. Here are some procedures that might be keep him from turning into a crisp. At high altitude the density of air is low so there would little resistance to avoid heating. I presume he will be outfitted with a heat resistant suit of some sort and a number of sensors to monitor temperature, pressure, and descent speed. As atmospheric pressure increases, his "jump" gear is probably fitted with devices to slow the rate of descent. I would guess the devices would be more complicated than a simple parachute, at least at high rates of fall, but some sort of "parachute" nonetheless to control his descent rate. In addition, I would guess he also has some sort of controllers to keep him from tumbling. At the high speed tumbling could be a worse issue than just speed. With some sort of foils (wings??) he could possibly move around in circles and glide at the same altitude. This would give him time to dissipate the heat. Basically, he would be a glider, dropping in a controlled spiral. He could control the "pitch" of the screw trajectory. Of course, some sort of breathing apparatus would have to be part of his apparatus.

449

Questions and Answers - How can I explain the Quantum/Wave theory to my  

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What is a meniscus? What is a meniscus? Previous Question (What is a meniscus?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What is the sun made from?) What is the sun made from? How can I explain the Quantum/Wave theory to my class? You can't! The folks who have postulated the quantum nature of matter and wave-particle duality, and other quantum theories have trouble explaining it in terms other than mathematical equations. When trying to explain it in conceptual terms, we're asked to accept things that don't make sense, and in some ways, physicists use this as justification that the theory is correct. Anyway, here are a couple ideas for discussing the quantum/wave properties of energy. Until around 1900, when Max Planck developed the idea of quanta, energy had been thought to be a phenomenon of continuous flow - basically waves.

450

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Five Questions for  

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Five Questions for Richard King, Solar Decathlon Director Five Questions for Richard King, Solar Decathlon Director Wednesday, September 25, 2013 By Alexis Powers Richard King is the founder and director of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. We asked him five (okay, six) questions to learn more about him and his role. 1. When was your first Solar Decathlon? I first had the idea to launch a student-centered solar competition in 1999. I had been working at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for 10 years conducting research on solar photovoltaic systems. We had developed highly reliable solar panels, but few people trusted them or thought they looked appealing on rooftops. Because the market barriers had a lot to do with perception and lack of knowledge, I turned my attention to education. How can we educate more homeowners, and how can we design and build

451

Whose e-democracy?: the democratic divide in American electoral campaigns  

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This study examines whether a democratic divide (a gap in political participation via the Internet) exists among demographic segments during the campaign season of the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Five different types of online political activity ... Keywords: E-democracy, democratic divide, digital divide, equality, political participation

Taewoo Nam

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

ICCS questions received by March 19, 2010  

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questions received by March 19, 2010 questions received by March 19, 2010 1. Is property tax on land or equipment directly attributable to the project eligible for cost share? 2. Is insurance, with coverage comparable to that purchased for similar projects, eligible for cost share (construction and operating)? Response: The answer to both questions is yes. The specific cost principle that the Applicants can go to for further information, as well as the regulations on cost sharing are given below. Question 1 - FAR Part 31.205-41, Taxes Question 2 - FAR Part 31.205-19, Insurance and Indemnification Cost Sharing regulations - 10 CFR 600.123; 10 CFR 600.224; or 10 CFR 600.313 Since both questions indicate that the costs to be incurred will be used as potential cost share for the project, additional details will be needed to verify and validate the

453

Just-in-Time Interactive Question Answering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Question, “What was the name of the plane that dropped the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima?”. Answer, “Colonel Paul W . Tibbets , Jr. ...

2003-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

454

Questions and Answers concerning the Information Retrieval ...  

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Questions and Answers concerning the Information Retrieval Task. ... Q: What are the file formats used for the SDR99 Information Retrieval Task ? ...

455

Query expansion techniques for question answering.  

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??Query expansion is a technique used to boost performance of a document retrieval engine, such as those commonly found in question answering (QA) systems. Common… (more)

Bilotti, Matthew W. (Matthew William), 1981-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Two key questions about color superconductivity.  

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??We pose two key questions about color superconductivity: What are the effects of the large strange quark mass, and what are the observable consequences of… (more)

Kundu, Joydip, 1977-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

So You've Been Asked to Be an Expert Witness  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An expert may be asked to sit in and observe the trial in order to gain a better understanding of the case and also to provide ongoing assistance to counsel.

458

Statistical source expansion for question answering  

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A source expansion algorithm automatically extends a given text corpus with related content from large external sources such as the Web. The expanded corpus is not intended for human consumption but can be used in question answering (QA) and other information ... Keywords: TREC, information retrieval, jeopardy, question answering, watson

Nico Schlaefer; Jennifer Chu-Carroll; Eric Nyberg; James Fan; Wlodek Zadrozny; David Ferrucci

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Discovering logical knowledge for deep question answering  

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Most open-domain question answering systems achieve better performances with large corpora, such as Web, by taking advantage of information redundancy. However, explicit answers are not always mentioned in the corpus, many answers are implicitly contained ... Keywords: markov logic, question answering, semantic role labeling

Zhao Liu; Xipeng Qiu; Ling Cao; Xuanjing Huang

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Questions on NEA program for OMB budget presentation  

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The questions asked and answered include: Why was the program renamed from PNE (Peaceful Nuclear Explosives) to NEA? Why are storage cavities needed? Why can`t existing caves and mines be used? Isn`t a mined cavity safer for radioactive disposal? Why can`t one tolerate asymmetry between the US and USSR PNE capability? Why do we need PNE execution capability to support verification capability? Why shouldn`t the money go directly to verification? What is the priority of PNE research compared to other energy technology research? What is the US obligation under Article V of the NPT if it is determined that PNE`s are not worthwhile? What new information is available which shows that PNE`s will be politically acceptable? How much has been spent to develop PNE`s to date? What viable technology has resulted? The remainder of the paper discusses research programs being carried out on nuclear explosion technology and one technology that has resulted from the PNE program, namely, stimulation of oil and gas extraction.

Hodges, A.J.

1975-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Internal natural gas reformer-dividers for a solid oxide fuel cell generator configuration  

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This patent describes a fuel cell generator configuration. It comprises electrically connected, axially elongated, fuel cells, each cell having an outer and inner electrode with solid oxide electrolyte therebetween; where elongated dividers separate and are positioned between fuel cells, and where at least one of the elongated dividers is hollow, the hollow divider having solid elongated walls, a reformable fuel mixture entrance, and an exit allowing passage of reformed fuel to the fuel cells, and where the cross-section of the divider contains a catalytic reforming material.

Reichner, P.

1992-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

462

Questions and Answers | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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Questions and Answers | National Nuclear Security Administration Questions and Answers | 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 The National Nuclear Security Administration Questions and Answers Home > About Us > Our Operations > Acquisition and Project Management > Major Contract Solicitations > Environmental Program Services Contract >

463

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER QUESTIONS..txt - Notepad | Department of...  

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TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER QUESTIONS..txt - Notepad TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER QUESTIONS..txt - Notepad TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER QUESTIONS..txt - Notepad More Documents & Publications Attn Technology...

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Attn Technology Transfer Questions.txt - Notepad | Department...  

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Attn Technology Transfer Questions.txt - Notepad Attn Technology Transfer Questions.txt - Notepad Attn Technology Transfer Questions.txt - Notepad More Documents & Publications...

465

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

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Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Buy American Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Buy American Additional questions...

466

Last Call for Questions | Department of Energy  

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Last Call for Questions Last Call for Questions Last Call for Questions October 7, 2010 - 5:06pm Addthis Sec. Chu observes as workers demonstrate energy efficient water heaters. | Department of Energy Photo | Courtesy of National Renewable Energy Laboratory | Sec. Chu observes as workers demonstrate energy efficient water heaters. | Department of Energy Photo | Courtesy of National Renewable Energy Laboratory | John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Just a quick reminder that the deadline for submitting your home energy efficiency questions directly to Secretary Chu is midnight tonight (10/07). We've already received some great queries and personal experiences but want to make sure the Secretary has a chance to respond to as many of you

467

Questions and Answers - Does gravity affect atoms?  

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and Answers Main Index Next Question (Can you crush atoms?) Can you crush atoms? Does gravity affect atoms? Gravity affects atoms the same way it affects all other matter. Every...

468

Questioning the virginity of olive oils  

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Is a significant percentage of olive oil labeled as “extra virgin” and imported into the United States for retail sale out of spec with international and US standards? Questioning the virginity of olive oils News Inform Magazine Inform Archives Olive

469

Query expansion techniques for question answering  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Query expansion is a technique used to boost performance of a document retrieval engine, such as those commonly found in question answering (QA) systems. Common methods of query expansion for Boolean keyword-based document ...

Bilotti, Matthew W. (Matthew William), 1981-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Five Open Questions About Prediction Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Interest in prediction markets has increased in the last decade, driven in part by the hope that these markets will prove to be valuable tools in forecasting, decisionmaking and risk management – in both the public and private sectors. This paper outlines five open questions in the literature, and we argue that resolving these questions is crucial to determining whether current optimism about prediction markets will be realized.

Justin Wolfers; Eric Zitzewitz; Co. Arthur; D. Miltenberger

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Ten questions and answers about superconductivity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This work answers the basic questions of superconductivity in a question-and-answer format. We extend a basic hypothesis to various superconductors. This hypothesis is that superconductivity requires that the pairing gap locates around the Fermi level. On the basis of this hypothesis our calculations give the so-called three factor theory with which some key problems of the high temperature superconductivity are explained.

Tian De Cao

2010-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

472

e-inclusion in the Province of Cordoba: relations between social and digital divide  

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This paper analyzes the socio-economic and demographic factors associated with the digital divide in the province of Cordoba. Specifically we see to what extent factors such as gender, age, education level, socioeconomic status, industry, combined and ... Keywords: ICT, digital divide, e-inclusion, social stratification

Cecilia Díaz; Carola Jones

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

Communities Collaborating to Bridge the Digital Divide: The Tribal Virtual Network  

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The Digital Divide has become a catch phrase and political banner that defines the divide between the "have and have-nots" of internet-based technologies. Many rural and Native American communities often have little or no access to basic Internet service, ...

Maria Williams; Vernon Lujan; Ron Solimon; Lorene Willis; Tom Kennedy; Kevin Shendo; Julie Frendle; Barbara Tracy; Sam Catanach; Jeffery Edaakie; Arlan Sando; Jacqui Velarde

2003-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

474

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

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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.

475

From Question Answering to Visual Exploration  

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Research in Question Answering has focused on the quality of information retrieval or extraction using the metrics of precision and recall to judge success; these metrics drive toward finding the specific best answer(s) and are best supportive of a lookup type of search. These do not address the opportunity that users? natural language questions present for exploratory interactions. In this paper, we present an integrated Question Answering environment that combines a visual analytics tool for unstructured text and a state-of-the-art query expansion tool designed to compliment the cognitive processes associated with an information analysts work flow. Analysts are seldom looking for factoid answers to simple questions; their information needs are much more complex in that they may be interested in patterns of answers over time, conflicting information, and even related non-answer data may be critical to learning about a problem or reaching prudent conclusions. In our visual analytics tool, questions result in a comprehensive answer space that allows users to explore the variety within the answers and spot related information in the rest of the data. The exploratory nature of the dialog between the user and this system requires tailored evaluation methods that better address the evolving user goals and counter cognitive biases inherent to exploratory search tasks.

McColgin, Dave W.; Gregory, Michelle L.; Hetzler, Elizabeth G.; Turner, Alan E.

2006-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

476

Questions and Answers - Is krypton dangerous?  

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does krypton look like? does krypton look like? Previous Question (What does krypton look like?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Why aren't Cl-35 and Cl-37 two different elements?) Why aren't Cl-35 and Cl-37two different elements? Is krypton dangerous? Krypton is a gas that is found in small amounts in the earth's atmosphere. Krypton's atomic structure is very stable. It has just enough electrons to fill its outer 'shell', so it doesn't tend to combine with other elements. Since it doesn't combine with other elements, it doesn't take part in chemical reactions, so it will not burn, cause corrosion, or do other chemical-like things. It is, however, possible for krypton to hurt you. If, for example, a room were to be filled with krypton, anyone entering the room would most likely

477

A Question of Savings | Department of Energy  

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A Question of Savings A Question of Savings A Question of Savings March 15, 2011 - 5:39pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs The New York Times recently published a piece which gave criticism to wide-scale energy efficiency measures. Yesterday, Henry Kelly, the Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, published a letter to the editor in response. In addition, Shannon Baker-Branstetter, a policy advisor for Consumers Union, chimed in to clarify some of the Consumer Reports data that was cited. Text of Henry Kelly's letter. Published 3/14/11: To the Editor: John Tierney's column "When Energy Efficiency Sullies the Environment" (Findings, March 8) misses the well-established point that energy efficiency represents the most cost-effective way to reduce energy

478

Questions and Answers - Which jobs use electromagnets?  

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does adding coils to anelectromagnet make it stronger? does adding coils to an<br>electromagnet make it stronger? Previous Question (Why does adding coils to an electromagnet make it stronger?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Why is a non-permanent, but long lasting, magnet called a permanent magnet?) Why is a non-permanent, but long lasting,magnet called a permanent magnet? Which jobs use electromagnets? In today's world almost all jobs other than a goat herder use some type of electromagnet. They are everywhere. Electric motors are a type of electromagnet. Cars have dozens of electromagnets that move things or generate electricity. There are all sorts of interesting applications for larger electromagnets. The most obvious and biggest example is electricity. There are some interesting applications like dumping shredded garbage

479

Questions and Answers - Who discovered the elements?  

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Will scientists everfind smaller elements? Will scientists ever<br>find smaller elements? Previous Question (Will scientists ever find smaller elements?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What are boiling and melting points?) What are boiling and melting points? Who discovered the element gold, silver, copper, neon, etc...? Below is a list of all of the known elements, who they were discovered by and the year they were discovered. Some elements, such as gold, silver and iron, have been known since ancient times, so it is impossible to credit a single person for their discovery. Other elements were discovered around the same time by two or more scientists who were working independently of each other. In these cases, each scientist is listed along with the year they made their discovery. Other elements were discovered by teams of

480

Questions and Answers - What is a meniscus?  

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What is a material with a freezingpoint above 0 degrees Celsius? What is a material with a freezing<br>point above 0 degrees Celsius? Previous Question (What is a material with a freezing point above 0 degrees Celsius?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (How can I explain the Quantum/Wave theory to my class?) How can I explain the Quantum/Wavetheory to my class? What is a meniscus? A meniscus is what happens when you put a liquid into a container. When you put water in a beaker or test tube, you see a curved surface. With most liquids, the attractive force between the liquid and the container is greater than the attraction between the individual liquid molecules. So the liquid "sticks" to the side of the container. Your teacher might have told you that you have to read the test tube to the

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481

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

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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

482

Variable-geometry turbocharger with asymmetric divided volute for engine exhaust gas pulse optimization  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A turbine assembly for a variable-geometry turbocharger includes a turbine housing defining a divided volute having first and second scrolls, wherein the first scroll has a substantially smaller volume than the second scroll. The first scroll feeds exhaust gas to a first portion of a turbine wheel upstream of the throat of the wheel, while the second scroll feeds gas to a second portion of the wheel at least part of which is downstream of the throat. Flow from the second scroll is regulated by a sliding piston. The first scroll can be optimized for low-flow conditions such that the turbocharger can operate effectively like a small fixed-geometry turbocharger when the piston is closed. The turbine housing defines an inlet that is divided by a dividing wall into two portions respectively feeding gas to the two scrolls, a leading edge of the dividing wall being downstream of the inlet mouth.

Serres, Nicolas (Epinal, FR)

2010-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

483

Questions and Answers March 9, 2012  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

programs and requirements of CNG/LNG Fueling Infrastructure. If the proposed fueling infrastructure, Natural Gas, Propane, E85 & Diesel Substitutes Terminals General Definitions/Clarification 1. QUESTION-602 Alternative Fuels Infrastructure: Electric, Natural Gas, Propane, E85 & Diesel Substitutes Terminals 5

484

Question Answering on a case insensitive corpus  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Most question answering (QA) systems rely on both keyword index and Named Entity (NE) tagging. The corpus from which the QA systems attempt to retrieve answers is usually mixed case text. However, there are numerous corpora that consist of case insensitive ...

Wei Li; Rohini Srihari; Cheng Niu; Xiaoge Li

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Versatile question answering systems: seeing in synthesis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Recent advances in massive information storage and growth of internet have led to increased necessity of tools such as search engines and QA systems to get meaningful answers from the vast amount of information. The complex questions appearing in real-life ...

Sparsh Mittal; Ankush Mittal

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Uptraining for accurate deterministic question parsing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It is well known that parsing accuracies drop significantly on out-of-domain data. What is less known is that some parsers suffer more from domain shifts than others. We show that dependency parsers have more difficulty parsing questions than constituency ...

Slav Petrov; Pi-Chuan Chang; Michael Ringgaard; Hiyan Alshawi

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

Alex opened the meeting and asked for introductions by the Group  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

(SSA), will be developing transportation assessments following various on-going intelligence reviews. John answered questions and explained that the NRC Design Basis Threat...

488

QUESTIONS BY AREA OF INTEREST : AOI #4  

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QUESTIONS BY AREA OF INTEREST : AOI #4 QUESTIONS BY AREA OF INTEREST : AOI #4 Q4. How does the application process work? We are getting conflicting information with the Federal Stimulus money that we need to go through the Clean Cities Coalitions. Do they need to be the applicants? Or can they just be partners in our project? Same with the Transit Authorities..originally we did not need them to be a partner; however, new information states we need to have both the Clean Cities Coalitions and local Transit Authority as participants/applicants? A. For Areas of Interest #1-3, there are no restrictions to eligibility for apply for funds. While it is not mandatory that the applicant be a Clean Cities coalition (designated or non-designated), it is strongly encouraged that teams include one or more Clean Cities

489

Fermilab | Tune IT Up | Questions & Answers  

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Questions & Answers Questions & Answers Posted: November 18, 2009 (Updated on November 24, 2009) Q. I am located at CERN and have no computers at FNAL. My personal laptop is a CERN laptop. Do I still have to complete the Tune IT Up assessment? A. If it is not an FNAL-owned computer at CERN, you do not need to complete the assessment. Posted: September 15, 2009 Q. For which computers do I need to fill out the Tune IT Up assessment? I have a personal desktop and laptop. But I also manage and/or am the custodian for various other servers at Fermilab. A. You should complete the assessment only for the desktop, laptop or smart phone you personally use to do your work. There is no need to do it for servers. Posted: September 15, 2009 Q. If the person who uses a computer is not the person who manages it, who

490

SCE Responses to Customer Data Questions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SCE Responses to Customer Data Questions SCE Responses to Customer Data Questions 1. Who owns energy consumption data? SCE Response: Customer-specific data gathered or developed by a utility in the course of providing utility services is owned by the utility. Such data is subject to confidentiality and privacy requirements. In California, customers have the right to access their customer- specific information and can authorize third-party access to their information. 2. Who should be entitled to privacy protections relating to energy information? SCE Response: All customers receiving electric service from a utility should be entitled to privacy protections relating to their customer-specific energy information. Furthermore, utilities should not be required to enforce the compliance of customer-authorized third

491

Complexity of question/answer games  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Question/Answer games (Q/A games for short) are a generalization of the Renyi-Ulam game and they are a model for information extraction in parallel. A Q/A game, G=(D,s,(q"1,...,q"k)), is played on a directed acyclic graph, D=(V,E), with a distinguished ... Keywords: Combinatorial games, Computational complexity, Perfect information games, Polynomial-time hierarchy

Sarmad Abbasi; Numan Sheikh

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Questions and Answers - What is plasma?  

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Why do protons and neutronshave the same mass? Why do protons and neutrons<br>have the same mass? Previous Question (Why do protons and neutrons have the same mass?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (How do you know plasma is real if you can't see it?) How do you know plasmais real if you can't see it? What is plasma? Plasma is the fourth state of matter. Many places teach that there are three states of matter; solid, liquid and gas, but there are actually four. The fourth is plasma. To put it very simply, a plasma is an ionized gas, a gas into which sufficient energy is provided to free electrons from atoms or molecules and to allow both species, ions and electrons, to coexist. The funny thing about that is, that as far as we know, plasmas are the most common state of matter in the universe. They are even common here on earth.

493

Management of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) questions & answers  

SciTech Connect

This {open_quotes}Management of PCBs Questions and Answers{close_quotes} has been developed from a presentation given by Dr. John Smith of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the transcribed question and answer session which followed the presentation. Dr. Smith was featured at the first DOE complex-wide PCB Focus Group meeting held in San Francisco, California in December 1992. The meeting was attended by representatives from field elements who were actively involved in the management of PCBs. The meeting served as a forum for the exchange of information and discussion of PCB management issues. This document has been prepared as one of several guidance documents developed by the Department of Energy Office of Environmental Policy and Assistance (EH-41) (formerly the Office of Environmental Guidance, EH-23) to assist DOE elements in their PCB management programs. This document is organized into three parts: (1) an introduction describing the conception and development of this document, (2) a summary of Dr. Smith`s presentation, and (3) the question and answer session.

NONE

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

494

Questions and Answers - How many electrons fit in each shell...  

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are electrons so far
away from the nucleus? Previous Question (Why are electrons so far away from the nucleus?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (How are electrons...

495

University of California Response to DOE Questions Regarding...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

University of California Response to DOE Questions Regarding Price-Anderson Renewal University of California Response to DOE Questions Regarding Price-Anderson Renewal Comments...

496

Natural Gas from Shale: Questions and Answers | Department of...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Power Marketing Administration Other Agencies You are here Home Natural Gas from Shale: Questions and Answers Natural Gas from Shale: Questions and Answers Natural Gas from...

497

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Meter Installations Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Meter Installations Questions and answers related to the reporting of meter...

498

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Webinar Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting Webinar Questions and answers related to the reporting webinar for recipients receiving funds...

499

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Davis-Bacon Buy American Relationship, Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Davis-Bacon Buy American Relationship, Questions and answers for the...

500

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Property Issues Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Property Issues In response to questions excerpted from a November 25, 2009 letter from Exelon...