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Photo of the Week: An Incredible Journey -- Transporting a 50-ton Magnet |  

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

An Incredible Journey -- Transporting a 50-ton An Incredible Journey -- Transporting a 50-ton Magnet Photo of the Week: An Incredible Journey -- Transporting a 50-ton Magnet July 11, 2013 - 4:38pm Addthis The Muon g-2 (pronounced gee minus two) is an experiment that will use the Fermilab accelerator complex to create an intense beam of muons -- a type of subatomic particle -- traveling at the speed of light. The experiment is picking up after a previous muon experiment at Brookhaven National Laboratory, which concluded in 2001. In this photo, the massive electromagnet is beginning its 3,200-mile journey from the woods of Long Island to the plains near Chicago, where scientists at Fermilab will refill its storage ring with muons created at Fermilab’s Antiproton Source. The 50-foot-diameter ring is made of steel, aluminum and superconducting wire. It will travel down the East Coast, around the tip of Florida, and up the Mississippi River to Fermilab in Illinois. Transporting the 50-ton device by truck requires meticulous precision -- just a tilt or a twist of a few degrees could leave the internal wiring irreparably damaged.

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Annette's Journey | Department of Energy  

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

Annette's Journey Annette's Journey Annette's Journey September 21, 2011 - 9:57am Addthis Annette Herrera shares her personal journey to becoming a Production Technician with A123 Systems in Romulus, Michigan. John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Like too many Americans, when the recession hit Annette Herrera found herself without a job. For two and a half years she worked the phones and culled the classifieds, searching for an opportunity to work and earn a paycheck. When A123 Systems announced that they were planning to open two new advanced battery plants in Michigan thanks in part to a $249 million grant from the Recovery Act, she applied right away indicating that she'd be willing to take on any position in order to work there. A123 soon

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The FY 2007 Budget Request - On the Threshold of Incredible Advances  

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

7 Budget Request 7 Budget Request On the Threshold of Incredible Advances Douglas L. Faulkner Acting Assistant Secretary Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy February 2006 2 President's State of the Union Address Keeping America competitive requires affordable energy. And here we have a serious problem: America is addicted to oil, which is often imported from unstable parts of the world. The best way to break this addiction is through technology.... and we are on the threshold of incredible advances... So tonight I announce...push for breakthroughs in two vital areas...change how we power our homes and offices,...change how we power our automobiles. On the Threshold of Incredible Advances 3 Change How We Power Our Automobiles * President's Biofuels Initiative * President's Hydrogen Fuel Initiative

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The Magnificent Journey.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The annual run of Northwest salmon--from the vast Pacific Ocean to the mountain streams where their lives began--is one of Nature`s most awe-inspiring events. Now that modern science has discovered some of the salmon`s secrets, their journey seems even more miraculous. So unlikely is the survival of a single returning salmon that Nature compensates heavily. Of the other 3,000 to 7,000 eggs in a nest, only one spawning pair, on average, will make it back. Too much or too little water at hatching can wipe out great swarms of young fish life. Bigger fish, bears, seals--all take their share of salmon. Nature allows for these natural events. But Nature alone cannot make up for what people have done. Dams in the Columbia River Basin have blocked huge areas of the wild salmon`s spawning grounds. Roads and towns sprouted up along rivers and streams. Logging and farming practices fouled rivers and creeks. So did pollution from the cities. And it became too easy to catch fish. Salmon runs became smaller and smaller. Some types of salmon disappeared forever. Having nearly destroyed the salmon, people are now coming to their rescue. Still, important runs of Northwest native salmon are in real danger of extinction. Much remains to be done. This brochure presents a close look at the life of a wild salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawystcha.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Access Almanac: The Incredible Shrinking Energy R&D Budget  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

that between patenting and public R&D. The five firms shownIncredible Shrinking Energy R&D Budget B Y D A N I E L M . Kresearch and development (R&D) at a time when geo- politics,

Kammen, Daniel M.; Nemet, Gregory F.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lab scientists track Santa's magical journey  

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course taken by Old St. Nick and his reindeer; visit http:santa.lanl.gov beginning at 6 a.m. December 24 to see his journey. "We expect Santa to arrive in Northern New Mexico...

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Los Alamos scientists monitor Santa's magical journey  

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Scientists monitor Santa's magical journey Scientists monitor Santa's magical journey Los Alamos scientists monitor Santa's magical journey Los Alamos trackers will use state-of-the-art technology to mark the course taken by St. Nick and his eight tiny and highly efficient reindeer. December 21, 2011 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials.

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My Journey Home: A Study in Hand-Felted Wool.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This is a supporting paper for a Master of Arts Graduate Exhibition entitled My Journey Home: A Study in Hand-Felted Wool, held at Slocumb Galleries (more)

Robertson, Ashleigh

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Government Buildings CHARTING YOUR JOURNEY REACHING MILESTONES  

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

ROADMAP to Sustainable ROADMAP to Sustainable Government Buildings CHARTING YOUR JOURNEY REACHING MILESTONES ADDITIONAL RESOURCES ON THE HORIZON LEED TRAINING SUSTAINABILITY GOALS PRE-PROJECT PLANNING ROADMAP INTRODUCTION EXISTING BUILDINGS NEW CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION GREEN BUILDING PROGRAM ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The Roadmap to Sustainable Government Buildings was created through the joint efforts of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA). We extend our deepest gratitude to all of our Roadmap committee members who participated in the development of this publication, for their tireless volunteer efforts and constant support of USGBC's mission. Ongoing development of the Roadmap has been made possible through the efforts of many

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Infinite urban landscapes : a journey through Cambridge, Massachusetts  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This study explores how the forms of urban landscapes influence and reflect physical and metaphorical journeys through a city. Using an interdisciplinary approach, the artist and researcher investigates the diverse landscapes ...

Brunetto, Leah B. (Leah Beth)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Journey to Excellence Goal 2 and Enhanced Tank Waste Strategy  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Agenda * Journey to Excellence - Goal 2 on reducing EM's Life Cycle Costs * Enhanced Tank Waste Strategy - What it is and what we need to do...

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Water, waterworks and water journeys in South Florida's Everglades  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis is an exploration of how architectural form could make the movement of water through a particular landscape evident. The project is a design of a journey through a portion of South Florida's Everglades traversed ...

Weitzman, Sabina D. (Sabina Diane)

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Incredible Shrinking Pliocene  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Trona and Associated Lithologies in the Wilkins Peak Member of the Green River Formation, Southwestern

de Lijser, Peter

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Water's Journey Through the Shale Gas Drilling and  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Water's Journey Through the Shale Gas Drilling and Production Processes in the Mid-Atlantic Region: Marcellus shale drilling in progress, Beaver Run Reservoir, Westmoreland County. Credit: Robert Donnan. Gas in the Marcellus shale natural gas industry in the Mid-Atlantic region. Using publicly available information, we

Maranas, Costas

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MHK Projects/Great River Journey | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Journey Journey < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"500px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"File:Aquamarine-marker.png","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":62.9144,"lon":-139.086,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"http:\/\/prod-http-80-800498448.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com\/w\/images\/7\/74\/Aquamarine-marker.png","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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The evaluation of the cultural journeys in the information society environment as an educational aid  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Cultural Journeys in the Information Society is a dynamic hypermedia environment, which proposes the Electronic Roads as a meta-form for exploring cultural information that can form Cultural Journeys. The Electronic Roads meta-form facilitates travelers ... Keywords: cross-cultural projects, interactive learning environments, multimedia/hypermedia systems, navigation

Georgios John Fakas; Iasonas Lamprianou; Andreas Andreou; Maria Pampaka; Christos Schizas

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Office of Environmental Management: A Journey to Excellence  

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

1 1 Office of Environmental Management: A Journey to Excellence Cynthia Anderson Chief Operations Officer Office of Environmental Management May 11, 2011 Presented to: National Transportation Stakeholders Forum www.em.doe.gov 2 Goal 3: Complete the disposition of 90% of the legacy transuranic waste by 2015. Goal 2: Reduce the life cycle costs and accelerate the cleanup of the Cold War environmental legacy. Goal 1: Complete the three major tank waste projects within the current approved baselines. Goal 4: Reduce the EM legacy footprint by 40% by the end of 2011, leading to approximately 90% reduction by 2015. Goal 5: Improve safety, security and quality assurance towards a goal of zero accidents, incidents, and defects. Goal 6: Improve contract and project

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VOICE, POWER, TECHNOLOGY: JOINING THE TECHNOLOGY LITERACY CLUB VIA A JOURNEY FROM THE PROJECTS TO A PH.D.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??My autobiography is a critical reflective journey from my discourse of home into the Technology Literacy Club. Through the Technology Literacy Club, I overcame my (more)

Ferguson, Larry

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Manet simulation studies: The incredibles  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Simulation is the research tool of choice for a majority of the mobile ad hoc network (MANET) community. However, while the use of simulation has increased, the credibility of the simulation results has decreased. To determine the state of MANET simulation studies, we surveyed the 2000-2005 proceedings of the ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc). From our survey, we found significant shortfalls. We present the results of our survey in this paper. We then summarize common simulation study pitfalls found in our survey. Finally, we discuss the tools available that aid the development of rigorous simulation studies. We offer these results to the community with the hope of improving the credibility of MANET simulation-based studies. I.

Stuart Kurkowski; Tracy Camp; Michael Colagrosso

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Faces of Energy: Richard Kauffman's Journey From The Oil Crisis to  

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

The Faces of Energy: Richard Kauffman's Journey From The Oil Crisis The Faces of Energy: Richard Kauffman's Journey From The Oil Crisis to Clean Tech The Faces of Energy: Richard Kauffman's Journey From The Oil Crisis to Clean Tech September 22, 2011 - 12:26pm Addthis Richard Kauffman has recently joined the Energy Department as a Senior Advisor and is one of the country's leading experts on private sector investment in clean energy. Photo Credit: Quentin Kruger, Department of Energy Richard Kauffman has recently joined the Energy Department as a Senior Advisor and is one of the country's leading experts on private sector investment in clean energy. Photo Credit: Quentin Kruger, Department of Energy Karissa Marcum Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs "For me this is my opportunity to serve. My hope is that I will bring

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Low Carbon London - A Learning Journey (Smart Grid Project) | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

London - A Learning Journey (Smart Grid Project) London - A Learning Journey (Smart Grid Project) Jump to: navigation, search Project Name Low Carbon London - A Learning Journey Country United Kingdom Headquarters Location London, United Kingdom Coordinates 51.500153°, -0.126236° 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":51.500153,"lon":-0.126236,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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EM Partnering Initiative: Journey to Excellence Metric No. 3.5 | Department  

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

Partnering Initiative: Journey to Excellence Metric No. 3.5 Partnering Initiative: Journey to Excellence Metric No. 3.5 EM Partnering Initiative: Journey to Excellence Metric No. 3.5 Partnering establishes a collaborative approach among the Government and Contractor to achieve results. Partnering is not a contract; it does not alter the contractual relationship of the two parties. This teaming approach is based upon open communication, collaboration, and commitment to joint success. Partnering refocuses the nature of the working relationship based upon mutual goals and objectives. This model emphasizes early detection of problems and issues and proactive resolution of issues sooner than would happen through the normal process of performance and reporting. Partnering, therefore, is a commitment to perform in a collaborative manner as members

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A N N U A L R E P O R T 2 0 1 1 The journey from question to  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

for building more efficient foundations. We put one of the country's first campus-based wind research centersA N N U A L R E P O R T 2 0 1 1 Human health BRAINSTORM Advanced materials Energy #12;The journey have big ideas percolating across the spectrum of the world's toughest challenges in energy, health

Rollins, Andrew M.

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Adoption| A Hero's Journey.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

?? This thesis explores complex issues associated with adoption and being an adoptee. In their development, adoptees encounter more obstacles than nonadoptees in the areas (more)

Craig, Kimberly

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Journeys Beyond the Standard Model  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Chapter 1 Introduction The Standard Model (SM) of Particleresults of searches for the standard model Higgs boson in ppunderstand new physics. The Standard Model is incom- plete;

Elor, Gilly

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Effciency, A Transformational Journey  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A Plan for a Sustainable Future Using Wind, Water, and Sun Electrical Energy Storage for Renewable Integration and Grid Applications: Status, Challenges...

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Journeys Beyond the Standard Model  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

for the standard model Higgs boson in pp collisions at s = 7for ? the Standard Model Higgs boson using up to 4.9 fb oftwo component fields of Eq. higgs boson is then a linear

Elor, Gilly

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Journey of the Sun  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

An analysis of the distribution and kinematics of interstellar material within 500 pc of the Sun leads to the conclusion that the galactic environment of the Sun changes with time. Consideration of evidence for interstellar gas interacting with the solar wind implies that these variations may alter the interplanetary environment of the Earth. The events causing the 10Be spikes 33,000 years and 60,000 years ago in the Antarctic ice record must be associated with the Local Fluff cloud complex, possibly due to solar encounters with structures with subparsec scale sizes. An encounter with "dense" interstellar cloud material could attenuate the solar L-alpha flux by as much as 70%, modify mesospheric chemistry, modify the magnetosphere-solar wind coupling, and alter the global electrical circuit. Prior to the entry of the Sun into the Local Fluff cloud complex, within the past 200,000 years, the galactic environment of the Sun differed radically from the environment prevailing today and expected for the near future.

P. C. Frisch

1997-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Journey to the East: Essays.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This thesis is a collection of seven personal essays written by the author and headed by a critical introduction. The introduction presents a common theme (more)

Grover, Stephen David

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Many animals navigate. Some perform incredible navigational feats. Foraging desert ants of the genus  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

their lofts following release from very distant locations they have never before encountered (Keeton, 1974 (Nucifraga columbiana). We develop a novel hypothesis about landmark-based navigation and explore its to a landmark when the landmark is distant from the goal. On the basis of these findings, we propose

Cheng, Ken

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A Journey Around the World Mind  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

itself intellectually in the present. Professor Alison Richard Vice-Chancellor c. 1278 Nigel de Thornton, Cambridge physician 1416 William Hunden, Canon of Exeter and Lincoln 1416 William Loring, Canon of Salisbury and Lincoln 1453 Walter Crome... . Cambridge University Library 1 Sir Giles Gilbert Scotts design for the East Elevation of the University Library Peter Fox University Librarian The soothsayer who painstakingly car ved inscriptions on the oracle bones over 3,000 years ago could never have...

Cambridge University Library; Fox, Peter; Jenkins, Brian

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Journey Around the World Mind  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and essayized autobiography, a complex amalgam of documentation, recollection and fiction. Famous for his powerful poems that so graphically depicted the horrors of the war to end all wars, in the decades following the Armistice Sassoon wrote two prose... and papers. These tell a far more complicated and remarkable story than the easy tale of genius. Although widely known for his law of universal gravitation, Newtons scientific and intellectual interests were vast, and this range of creative thinking...

Cambridge University Library; Fox, Peter; Jenkins, Brian

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ChroniCleA weekly digest of news from ChroniCle online: www.news.cornell.edu August 20, 2010 The freshman class at Cornell is "incredibly  

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Roberts, Tyler E. 2000 Burnham, Chelsea A. 2000 Rowan, Charles A. 2000 Cooper, David A. 2000 Shell, David

Keinan, Alon

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November, 2011 will be an incredible month. You have worked hard for several weeks and now you will have Friday, November  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. 179, 619­629 4. Campanero, M. R., delPozo, M. A., Arroyo, A. G., Sanchez-Mateos, P., Hernandez, T., Lozano, F., Alberola-ila, J., Places, L., and Vives, J. (1990) Tissue Antigens 36, 203­210 9. Hernandez. E., Marlin, S. D., Stratowa, C., Dustin, M. L., and Springer, T. A. (1988) Cell 52, 925­933 15

Choate, Paul M.

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DUTCH & FLEMISH http://alumni.princeton.edu/journeys  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, and Rem Koolhaas. In the small, picturesque harbor of Delftshaven, visit the historic Pilgrim Fathers' Church where in 1620 a group of English Pilgrims prayed before boarding the Speedwell, bound for America

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Architectural journeying : the design investigation of articulated in-betweens  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Perhaps the easiest way to comprehend the complexity of our built and natural landscape is to draw an example from common experience. As ambulatory beings we must all move from one place to another. Architects, too, must ...

Imrich, Steven

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Remembering the long day's journey to a historic machine's Christmas...  

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that time and is currently completing a two-year tour as Deputy Director-General of ITER, an international fusion experiment under construction in France. "Most of us had...

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Office of Environmental Management: A Journey to Excellence ...  

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

Skip to main content Energy.gov Office of Environmental Management Search form Search Office of Environmental Management Services Waste Management Site & Facility Restoration...

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Articulations of blackness: Journeys of an emplaced politics in Colombia  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

capitalism in the form of biodiesel productionarticulatepalm is not cultivated for biodiesel production, the linkagemainly destined) for biodiesel production, recent State

Cardenas Gonzalez, Roosbelinda

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Origin and Evolution of Policy Simulation: A Personal Journey  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The past half-century has seen remarkable growth in the use and acceptance of simulation games for policy intervention. This article provides one observer??s perspective on the evolution of the discipline: literature, theory, and practice. The ... Keywords: communication, complexity, consensus, design methodology, evaluation, evolution, multilogue, origin, policy decisions, policy gaming, policy simulation, simulation/gaming

Richard D. Duke

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Standards Journey of McAfee Policy Auditor  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... ACSI 33, J-SOX, EU 8th Company Law Directive on Statutory Audit, etc. ... Why does the file permissions ... Do unexpected accounts have access? ...

2012-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Natural Language Generation Journeys to Interactive 3D Worlds*  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

as they explain and demonstrate complex phenomena. In 3D interactive fiction systems, user- directed avatars that charac- terize physical devices must be clearly explained. NLG delivered with speech synthesis will need of interactive 3D worlds: self- . ." explaining 3D environments, habitable 3D learning en- vironments

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Natural Language Generation Journeys to Interactive 3D Worlds  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

physical devices must be clearly explained. NLG delivered with speech synthesis will need to be care- fully of interactive 3D worlds: self- explaining 3D environments, habitable 3D learning en- vironments,and interactive3. Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology and Science and a corporate gift from Novell, Inc

Lester, James C.

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Journey with Ganapati : a media exploration and analysis of Hindu religious ritual components  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Applying modern and recent audio-visual technology to the traditional practice and performance of ancient Hindu religious ritual. To illustrate elements of the Indian Rasa theory of aesthetics, the canons of Hindu iconography, ...

Jhala, Jayasinhji

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The journey from New Delhi to Islamabad : dependence and subversion in the ambivalent expression of nationhood  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis addresses the critical terrain on which the colonial and post-colonial narratives of identity take shape. Taking Gayatri Spivak's aphorism that imperialism requires a rereading "not because Empire ..... is ...

Ahmed, Imran

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Unified Modeling and Prediction of Weather and Climate: A 25-Year Journey  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In recent years there has been a growing appreciation of the potential advantages of using a seamless approach to weather and climate prediction. However, what exactly should this mean in practice? To help address this question, we document some of the ...

Andrew Brown; Sean Milton; Mike Cullen; Brian Golding; John Mitchell; Ann Shelly

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Journeys to Crime: Assessing the Effects of a Light Rail Line on Crime in the Neighborhoods  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

City Figure 6: Average Quarterly Crime Rate in Station INe~9 Figure 11: Single Family Neighborhood with Increased Crimeand Evaluation of Crime Incidence on and around Green Line

Liggett, Robin; Loukaitou-Sideris, Anastasia; Iseki, Hiroyuki

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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At Journalism's Boundaries: A Reporter's Journey from Fact to the Emotion of Truth  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis is a work of literary journalism that explores the distinct boundaries in style that partition how a writer reports objective facts and reveals subjective experience. In brief, it is a genre-breaking prose composition that weds objective and subjective narratives in an organic, but necessary harmony. As a subject, it explores the author?s experiences at two National Boy Scout Jamborees, held in the summers of 1997 and 2010. The thesis fuses two unique narrative modes into a hybrid form that exhibits entirely new qualities and values. It alternates between first-person and third-person points of view to create an uncomfortable, yet necessary tension, suggesting that the story?s accuracy is dependent upon two different perspectives. The thesis relies upon an unreliable narrator, whose story is reappraised by a credible third-person narrator. This thesis should be read as an agonizing reappraisal that examines American society at the turn of the millennia and during the first decade of the twenty-first century. Several American authors, including F. Scott Fitzgerald, Robert Lowell, and Norman Mailer, have periodically explored this retrospective mode. While it is not a canonical genre, the agonizing reappraisal allows the author to comment on the past and present simultaneously. In this thesis, the effect is achieved by pairing two unique narratives that are separated by more than a decade in time.

Loesser, Ernest

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydromania II: Journey of the Oncorhynchus. Summer Science Camp Curriculum 1994.  

SciTech Connect

The Hydromania II curriculum was written for the third in a series of summer science camp experiences targeting students in grades 4--6 who generally have difficulty accessing supplementary academic programs. The summer science camp in Portland is a collaborative effort between Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), the US Department of Energy (DOE), and the Portland Parks and Recreation Community Schools Program along with various other cooperating businesses and organizations. The curriculum has also been incorporated into other summer programs and has been used by teachers to supplement classroom activities. Camps are designed to make available, affordable learning experiences that are fun and motivating to students for the study of science and math. Inner-city, under-represented minorities, rural, and low-income families are particularly encouraged to enroll their children in the program.

Moura, Joan; Swerin, Rod

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The journey of light : a rehabilitation center of inhabited light, NYC  

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The primary intention of this thesis is to explore the tectonic qualities of light throughCthe design of a building. In addition to addressing some of the more general questions concerning light raised in the design process, ...

Louie, John Lai Yen

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mechanics, malignancy, and metastasis: The force journey of a tumor cell  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2004). The tension mounts: Mechanics meets morphogenesis andCell shape, cytoskeletal mechanics, and cell cycle controland extracellular matrix mechanics. Biophysical Journal, 90(

Kumar, Sanjay; Weaver, Valerie M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Read: Literary Journey: A Rushdie-esque take on Nepali Travel Writing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the book back to Maharjan. Maharjan inscribe the book, beaming. We then headed for the Deli- catessen restaurant on the ? rst ? oor and talked. The talk, obvi- ously, started with books Ajit Baral 12 Read March-May,2007 Rabindra Mishra of BBC Nepali...

Fineprint Bookclub

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Journey to the East : the re(make) of Chinese animation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis attempts to look at how Chinese animation cinema has evolved over the years and how the Chinese nation is being constructed and contested through animation filmic texts and animation filmmaking practices as ...

Huang, He, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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S&TR | December 2007: A Calculated Journey to the Center of the...  

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

to water percolating through sand. Zurong Dai operates the super scanning transmission electron microscope. A cutaway view of Earth shows the planet's solid inner core composed...

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Journeys to Others and Lessons of Self: Carlos Castaneda in Camposcape  

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Wallace, Amy. Sorcerers Apprentice: My Life with Carloswas to become a shamanic apprentice. In this first book, weother classic master- apprentice texts, Teachings, Separate

Sluis, Ageeth

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

56

Adaptive governance of contested rivers : a political journey into the uncertain  

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Governance of international rivers is characterized by complex institutional arrangements aimed at minimizing uncertainty and making it difficult for participants to avoid their responsibilities. However, as new information ...

Ashcraft, Catherine Marie

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

57

A journey to Semantic Web query federation in the life sciences  

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Background: As interest in adopting the Semantic Web in the biomedical domain continues to grow, Semantic Web technology has been evolving and maturing. A variety of technological approaches including triplestore technologies, ...

Paschke, Adrian

58

The Sun's Journey Through the Local Interstellar Medium: The PaleoLISM and Paleoheliosphere  

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Over the recent past, the galactic environment of the Sun has differed substantially from today. Sometime within the past ~130,000 years, and possibly as recent as ~56,000 years ago, the Sun entered the tenuous tepid partially ionized interstellar material now flowing past the Sun. Prior to that, the Sun was in the low density interior of the Local Bubble. As the Sun entered the local ISM flow, we passed briefly through an interface region of some type. The low column densities of the cloud now surrounding the solar system indicate that heliosphere boundary conditions will vary from opacity considerations alone as the Sun moves through the cloud. These variations in the interstellar material surrounding the Sun affected the paleoheliosphere.

P. C. Frisch; J. D. Slavin

2006-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Journey to Flexible, Reliable, Laboratory Platform for Simultaneous Control of Multiple Reactive Power Producing Devices  

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Herein is discussed the instrumentation and control requirements for achieving the goal of operating multiple Distributed Energy (DE) devices in parallel to regulate local voltage. The process for establishing the flexible laboratory control and data acquisition system that allows for the integration of multiple Distributed Energy (DE) devices in XXXX Laboratory's Distributed Energy - Communications and Controls Laboratory (DECC) is discussed. The DE devices control local distribution system voltage through dynamic reactive power production. Although original efforts were made to control the reactive power (RP) output using information from commercially available meters specifically designed for monitoring and analyzing electric power values, these "intelligent" meters did not provide the flexibility needed. A very flexible and capable real-time monitoring and control system was selected after the evaluation of various methods of data acquisition (DAQ) and control. The purpose of this paper is to describe the DAQ and controls system development. The chosen controller is a commercially available real-time controller from dSPACE. This controller has many excellent features including a very easy programming platform through Simulink and Matlab's Real Time Workshop. The dSPACE system proved to provide both the flexibility and expandability needed to integrate and control the RP producing devices under consideration. The desire was to develop controls with this flexible laboratory instrumentation and controls setup that could be eventually be included in an embedded controller on a DE device. Some experimental results are included that clearly show that some functional control strategies are currently being tested.

Foster, Jason [ORNL; Rizy, D Tom [ORNL; Kueck, John D [ORNL

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

60

A hypertext model for accessing complex information: the reconstruction of a journey through Italy and Greece  

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The objective of this study is to construct a model of a computer based hypertext environment to enable easier access to complex information while providing the viewer with greater insight into a particular subject matter than could traditional text. The study addresses the importance of active participation and the relationship of new knowledge with existing knowledge, both of which the hypertext environment supports. The project will compile my postcards, sketches and journal entries which were gathered during a semester long study abroad program in Italy. The hypertext will provide the viewer with an opportunity to choose items of personal interest and experience the Italian culture in a way which is specific to each person. The project will be organized geographically, to simulate the traveling experience. It will feature various levels of personal involvement, allowing the viewer to merely observe images of sites, or to explore deeply into the culture and the people through my documented experiences. The goal is to present many facets of a complex land and culture within a medium better suited than traditional text to allowing the user choices as to how they wish to explore such an environment.

Parrish, David Allen

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Journeys in the Palimpsest: British women's travel to Greece,1840-1914.  

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??Discussions of British travel to Greece in the nineteenth century have been dominated by the work of Lord Byron. Byrons contemporary Greeks were Orientalised, while (more)

Mahn, Churnjeet Kaur

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

62

A journey to highly dynamic, self-adaptive service-based applications  

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Future software systems will operate in a highly dynamic world. Systems will need to operate correctly despite of unespected changes in factors such as environmental conditions, user requirements, technology, legal regulations, and market opportunities. ... Keywords: Adaptive systems, Self-adaptation, Service-oriented computing, Services

Elisabetta Di Nitto; Carlo Ghezzi; Andreas Metzger; Mike Papazoglou; Klaus Pohl

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

63

Characterising food environment exposure at home, at work, and along commuting journeys using data on adults in the UK  

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Abstract Background Socio-ecological models of behaviour suggest that dietary behaviours are potentially shaped by exposure to the food environment (foodscape). Research on associations between the foodscape and diet and health has...

Burgoine, Thomas; Monsivais, Pablo

2013-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

64

Shared Immigrant Journeys and Inspirational Life Lessons: Critical Reflections on Immigrant Punjabi Sikh Mothers' Participation in Their Children's Schooling  

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of Balbir Singh Sodhi, a gas station owner in Mesa, Arizona,stereotypes. (They own gas stations and are terrorists. ) Ado my work. There was a gas station close by. After living

Tiwana, Ravneet Kaur

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

65

The Journey from Classical to Quantum Thinking: An Analysis of Student Understanding Through the Lens of Atomic Spectra  

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depending on how much electrcity you put into it, there, that's where electrcity comes from I: 10:24

Rao, Sandhya Kolla

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

66

In Dust We Trust: A Narrative Journey into the Communal Heart of Public Art at the Burning Man Festival.  

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??The Burning Man Festival, a free-spirited yet highly sophisticated social experiment celebrating "radical self expression and radical self reliance" is well-known for its large-scale and (more)

Stewart, Karen Ann

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

67

The Diurnal Path of the Sun: Ideology and Interregional Interaction in Ancient Northwest Mesoamerica and the American Southwest  

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journey of the peyote pilgrims to the flowery paradisal landa song recited by peyote pilgrims explicitly describes thisreplicates the peyote pilgrims on the journey to the eastern

Mathiowetz, Michael Dean

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

68

11/14/12 Could Climate Change Drive Giant Pandas to Extinction? | TIME.com 1/3newsfeed.time.com/2012/11/13/climate-change-threatens-pandas-diet/  

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Machine (Journey) 3 Things To Remember About Fracking (Energy From Shale) New Nanotech Batteries Might Get

69

Quest for Excellence Conference Videos  

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... as a result. 2008 Award Recipient Senior Leaders Address their Journey to Excellence- Transforming Our Organization. ...

2013-09-11T23:59:59.000Z

70

University Theme: Call for Proposals, 2011-12 SEIZE THE OPPORTUNITY: CREATE, INNOVATE, ENGAGE  

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­ Enrique's Journey by Sonia Nazario Brossman Lecture (Science) Christie Lecture (Economics) Kenderdine

Heitmann, Noel F.

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Emma Lake Residency Program To be considered for the Emma Lake Residency Program you must complete this form and submit it along with  

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­ Enrique's Journey by Sonia Nazario Brossman Lecture (Science) Christie Lecture (Economics) Kenderdine

Saskatchewan, University of

72

Calling All Health Innovators: Health Data Palooza Live June...  

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event. Hashtag healthapps. The Health Data Initiative is an incredibly exciting public-private collaboration that is encouraging innovators to utilize data made publicly...

73

Carbon Nanotube Transistors: Capacitance Measurements, Localized Damage, And Use As Gold Scaffolding .  

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??Carbon nanotubes are incredible materials with interesting mechanical and electrical properties. This thesis presents diverse experiments based on carbon nanotube transistors. We measured the capacitance (more)

Donev, Luke

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

74

In Focus  

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>Mira, a world-class supercomputer, was recently dedicated at Argonne National Lab. The amazing capabilities and possibilities of this incredible Office of...

75

Register before September 15!  

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Xel-Ha is located 15 minutes from Tulum, where nature has created incredible caves, inlets and lagoons. Fish from the Caribbean take refuge in placid waters of .

76

Roundtable on Nanotechnology Commercialization  

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... out of your incredibly busy schedules to share your experiences, insights, thoughts, concerns ... that position the United States as the global leader in ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

77

Gamma-ray burst populations.  

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??Over the last fifty years the field of gamma-ray bursts has shown incredible growth, but the amassing of data has also left observers and theorists (more)

Virgili, Francisco J.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

78

Scalapino Interview | ornl.gov  

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thing that's happened in the last 25 years is the development of experimental techniques that give us atomic-level resolution and incredible frequency and momentum...

79

DOE Solar Decathlon: Solar Decathlon Curriculum  

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Curriculum The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon presents an incredible learning opportunity for schools, educators, students, and community members worldwide to explore...

80

Using 21st Century Technology to Solve Age-Old Problems | Data...  

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- from the Global Positioning System technology used in mobile devices, to real-time weather services. We are just beginning to understand the incredible potential for open...

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81

Stuck in the Pipeline: A Critical Review of STEM Workforce Literature  

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and science careers: Leaky pipeline or gender filter? GenderL. (2006). Expanding the pipeline: Transforming the cultureThe incredible shrinking pipeline. Inroads: SIGCE Bulletin,

Metcalf, Heather

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

82

Measurement Services (SRMs and Calibrations)  

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... SRMs are sold to industry for calibrating scientific instruments over an incredibly large ... G. Klouda, J. Moody, R. Parris, R. Schaffer, E. Steel, J. Taylor ...

2010-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

83

Journeys within the Leucophoropterini: Revision of the Tribe, Genera and Species, and Description of New Genera and Species from Australia and the Indo-Pacific  

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The tribe Leucophoropterini (Miridae: Phylinae) is a diverse assemblage of primarily Indo-Pacific and Australian bugs which are united by simple, small genitalia and a trend towards ant-mimetic body forms. Previous to this work, the relationship of the Leucophoropterini to the other tribes of Phylinae, as well as the generic relationships within the lineage, was unresolved. Further, the characters initially proposed to unite the tribe are brought into question with the addition of several recently discovered taxa from Australia. The Leucophoropterini is first re-evaluated within a phylogenetic analysis of the subfamily Phylinae, using a combined molecular and morphological dataset to test the monophyly of the lineage, re-test the character synapomorphies supporting it, and to determine the closest relatives to the tribe. The molecular dataset includes 4 genes (COII, 16S, 28S, and 18S), and 123 morphological characters for 104 taxa, which is analyzed in a parsimony analysis using Tree analysis using New Technology [TNT], a model-based analysis in RAxML, and a Bayesian analysis in Mr. Bayes. All three methods resulted in phylogenetic trees with nearly identical generic and tribal groupings, and a lineage containing Pseudophylus Yasunaga, Decomia Poppius and Tuxedo Schuh being sister-group to the Leucophoropterini. With the closest relatives to the Leucophoropterini determined for outgroup selection, a generic revision of the tribe including both Australian and Indo-Pacific taxa is accomplished using 137 morphological characters and is analyzed in an un-weighted and implied weighted parsimony analysis using TNT for 86 leucophoropterine taxa. The Indo-Pacific taxa of Leucophoropterini are found to be related to the Australian Leucophoropterini, and at least two genera within the tribe (Sejanus Distant, Leucophoroptera Poppius) were found to be paraphyletic. Lastly, taxa are revised within the context of the generic-level phylogenetic analysis, with new genera and species from Australia and the Indo-Pacific being described.

Menard, Katrina Louise

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

84

Smart Lighting ERC Industrial Speaker Series  

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Flexible LEDs bring light to fingertips Oct 19, 2010 Glowing gloves Light-emitting diodes ­ or LEDs ­ have already found their way into traffic lights, TV screens and incredibly efficient light bulbs and colleagues have exploited a new printing technique for forming arrays of incredibly small red LEDs

Lü, James Jian-Qiang

85

High-speed video observation and on-line measurements of oil aeration in an internal combustion engine  

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Along the oil's journey through the oil lube system, the oil lubricates, cools, removes impurities, supports load, and minimizes friction. At the end of the oil's journey it returns to the sump where it remains nearly ...

Manz, Devon L

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

86

Technical Report Documentation Page 1. Report No.  

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sites. Similarly, some forms of pilgrim- age may require a period of preparation, prior to the journey

Texas at Austin, University of

87

Manifest domesticity in times of love and war : gender, race, nation, and empire in the works of Louisa May Alcott, Mara Amparo Ruiz de Burton, Gertrude Atherton, and Pauline Hopkins  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

resources and regenerative energy for Anglo adventurers asregenerative journey for him to heal his wound and renew his energy;

Hsu, Shih-szu

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

88

2003 Award Winner  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... CFSC has maintained strong ratings from the top three credit rating agencies. Never-Ending Journey to Excellence As ...

2010-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

89

2005 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Application ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Baldrige. The journey to excellence continued with the deployment of key processes in the newly revised BLS in 2004. ...

2006-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

90

Guardian Unlimited | Life | Microbes that can mop up uranium Sign in Register  

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The nuclear industry Graphics The Mox ships' journey around the world (pdf) Nuclear map of Britain US nuclear

Lovley, Derek

91

Tocqueville and the Making of the Modern World  

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are abbreviated as follows. Journeys to America Journey to America, tr. George Lawrence, 1959 Recollections The Recollections of Alexis de Tocqueville (1893), ed. J.P.Mayer, tr. Alexander Teixeira de... Mattos, 1948 Journey Journeys to England and Ireland, ed. J.P.Mayer, tr. George Lawrence and K.P.Mayer, New York, 1968 Memoir Memoir, Letters, and Remains of Alexis de Tocqueville, 2 vols...

Alan, Macfarlane

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

92

Nano Facts  

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Facts The concept of the extremely small world of nano is difficult to comprehend. Here are some facts to help put this incredible world into perspective * If we met for one...

93

NREL: Continuum Magazine - "Drop-In" Biofuels Solve Integration...  

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"Oil refineries are incredibly capital-intensive; nobody has built a major, world-scale oil refinery in the United States since 1977, and the reason for that is that they're just...

94

Toward accurate and large-scale silicon photonics  

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Silicon photonics, emerging from the interface of silicon technology and photonic technology, is expected to inherit the incredible integration ability of silicon technology that has boomed the microelectronic industry for ...

Sun, Jie, Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

95

Managing R&D Risk in Renewable Energy  

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effects of backstop technology R&D on climate policy models.the Level of Renewable Electric R&D Expenditures Using RealIncredible Shrinking US Energy R&D Budget. Issues in Science

Rausser, Gordon C.; Papineau, Maya

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

96

Cold Fronts with and without Prefrontal Wind Shifts in the Central United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Time series of cold fronts from stations in the central United States possess incredible variety. For example, time series of some cold fronts exhibit a sharp temperature decrease coincident with a pressure trough and a distinct wind shift. Other ...

David M. Schultz

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

Reappraising the New Jersey Turnpike : tactical interventions in urbanism  

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The New Jersey Turnpike, despite its quotidian and grey appearance, is still an incredibly effective tool for codifying and speeding up time and movement, right down to the routines and habits of each body within its ...

Becker, Christopher Robinson, 1969-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

Eyes of Animals  

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"simple" eyes for close vision. Birds have the keenest eyes and those of the hawks, eagles and vultures can see small objects at incredible distances. By their eyes ye shall...

99

Slide21 | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

natives two thumb typing at incredible speeds (est. 1.5 digital natives in Japan can type at equivalent desktop speeds of 100 words min). Add new comment Original Thumbnail...

100

Reachability analysis and deterministic global optimization of differential-algebraic systems  

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Systems of differential-algebraic equations (DAEs) are used to model an incredible variety of dynamic phenomena. In the chemical process industry in particular, the numerical simulation of detailed DAE models has become a ...

Scott, Joseph Kirk

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon nanotube-based nanoscale ad hoc networks  

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Recent developments in nanoscale electronics allow current wireless technologies to function in nanoscale environments. Especially due to their incredible electrical and electromagnetic properties, carbon nanotubes are promising physical phenomenon that ...

Baris Atakan; Ozgur B. Akan

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

Who is buying urban condominiums? : a tale of four cities  

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This thesis is an analysis of the current trend in urban condominium and loft sales in the United States. It focuses specifically on the question of whom, demographically speaking, is buying the incredible influx of new ...

DeLaney, Robert M. (Robert Michael)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

103

The development of novel excipients for the stabilization of proteins against aggregation  

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Although protein based therapeutics is the fastest growing sector of the pharmaceutical industry, production costs remain incredibly high and rapid commercialization of new protein drug candidates are not being fully ...

Schneider, Curtiss P. (Curtiss Paul)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

Potential efficiency gains in the construction industry from the proper use of information technology  

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For many years, technological advances and new software have altered the face of the engineering design sector. Design companies have realized incredible efficiency gains and cost savings due to these improvements, but the ...

Hsu, Roberta L

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Truth goggles : automatic incorporation of context and primary source for a critical media experience  

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Falsehoods come in many forms. Politicians and advertisers make false claims, newsrooms and bloggers make mistakes, and the ease of publication and sharing makes it easy for even the most incredible theories to quickly ...

Schultz, Daniel (Daniel Edward Parke)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

Proceedings of the 2006 ACM/IEEE conference on Supercomputing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

SC06, the premier international conference on high performance computing, networking and storage, will convene in November 2006 in Tampa, Florida. This year the conference will take its inspiration from Albert Einstein who said "Computers are incredibly ...

Barbara Horner-Miller

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

107

FermiNews - December 2003  

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December 2003 | Number 16 In This Issue: SNS: A Camera for Molecular Structures By-Line from the Frontlines The Incredible Shortness of Bunches Tracking Down Cosmic Rays Dark...

108

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - Sorting Millions of Snapshots...  

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Sorting Millions of Snapshots from the LCLS By Glennda Chui August 30, 2011 The great thing about SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source is that it churns out incredible volumes of...

109

Semiconductors and sustainability : energy and materials use in integrated circuit manufacturing  

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Semiconductors have propelled an incredible revolution in the way we generate, access, store, and communicate information; the effects of this revolution have transformed culture, society, and the economy. At the same time, ...

Branham, Matthew S

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

110

--No Title--  

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Model. The COBRA collaboration intends to use a large mass of Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) detectors to observe this incredibly rare decay. Results and simulations of the use of...

111

Comparing Learners' Affect While Using an Intelligent Tutoring System and a Simulation Problem Solving Game  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We compare the affect associated with an intelligent tutoring environment, Aplusix, and a simulations problem solving game, The Incredible Machine, to determine whether students experience significantly better affect in an educational game than in an ...

Ma. Mercedes Rodrigo; Ryan S. Baker; Sidney D'Mello; Ma. Celeste Gonzalez; Maria C. Lagud; Sheryl A. Lim; Alexis F. Macapanpan; Sheila A. Pascua; Jerry Q. Santillano; Jessica O. Sugay; Sinath Tep; Norma J. Viehland

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Interactive Grid | Department of Energy  

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

Primer Reporting Library Meetings & Events Each time you flick a light switch or press a power button, you enjoy the benefits of the nation's incredible electric grid. The grid is...

113

Going Home? The Failed Myth of Return in Eddy L. Harriss Native Stranger: A Black Americans Journey into the Heart of Africa and Caryl Phillipss The Atlantic Sound  

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Afro-Atlantic diasporic pilgrims, critical; who travel totext. tepid reception is The pilgrim's poor or dissatisfyingwhen a black diasporic pilgrim, through travel, inserts

Bennett, Zara

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Microsoft PowerPoint - Final Presentation - Olinger.EMAB Presentation Goals 1 and 2 sjo (4)  

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

1 and 2 1 and 2 Tank Waste and Lifecycle Costs Shirley J. Olinger Shirley J. Olinger Associate Principal Deputy for Associate Principal Deputy for Corporate Operations Corporate Operations Office of Environmental Management Office of Environmental Management U.S. Department of Energy U.S. Department of Energy Agenda Agenda Journey to Excellence Journey to Excellence - - Goal 1: Status Three Major Goal 1: Status Three Major Tank Waste Projects Tank Waste Projects Journey to Excellence Journey to Excellence - - Goal 2: Enhanced Tank Goal 2: Enhanced Tank Journey to Excellence Journey to Excellence - - Goal 2: Enhanced Tank Goal 2: Enhanced Tank Waste Strategy Waste Strategy Key 2011 Activities Key 2011 Activities Support from EMAB Support from EMAB 2019 2019 2020 2020 Expanding the 2020 Expanding the 2020

115

Mapping Metageographies: The Cartographic Invention of Italy and the Mediterranean  

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Travelers, soldiers, and pilgrims needed to know what laythread of the armchair pilgrims journey. According toloci along the (imaginary) pilgrims road (including cities,

della Dora, Veronica

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Fuel optimal low thrust trajectories for an asteroid sample return mission .  

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??This thesis explores how an Asteroid Sample Return Mission might make use of solar electric propulsion to send a spacecraft on a journey to the (more)

Rust, Jack W.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

117

The Next Challenge in X-Ray Science: Control of Resonant Electronic...  

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and the implications for future scientific opportunities with x-ray free electron lasers (X-FELs). The historical journey starts with the development of radar microwave...

118

Direct current distribution systems for residential areas powered by distributed generation.  

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??Power system began its journey with DC power as pioneered by Edison. However, this was soon rivalled by AC power and ultimately DC paradigm found (more)

Dastgeer, Faizan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

No Home Like Your Own.  

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??No Home Like Your Own is a journey through my childhood memories of pre?war Socialist Yugoslavia and the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina that followed (more)

Alibai?, Emir

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Materials Sustainability: Digital Resource Center - Aluminum: The ...  

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Jun 30, 2008 ... A complete review of today's successful automotive aluminum recycling infrastructure. Shows a car's journey through the entire recycling...

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Solar Decathlon 2013: Going the Distance | Department of Energy  

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Going the Distance Solar Decathlon 2013: Going the Distance September 17, 2013 - 4:26pm Addthis Toggle Routes onoff Return to map Solar Decathlon Journeys Visualizing the...

122

Atmosphere as Culture: Ambient Media and Postindustrial Japan  

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campaign, focused on esoteric destinations like Mount K?ya .the founder of Shingon esoteric Buddhism and a highlyspace, a passage affording an esoteric journey towards quiet

Roquet, Paul

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

58th Annual Device Research Conference: Social Functions - TMS  

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A very special dinner event has been planned at Ocean Journey for Tuesday evening. Buses will be available to take you to this exciting exhibit/ dinner or you

124

Page not found | Department of Energy  

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energysaverarticlesoutdoor-solar-lighting Page EM Partnering Initiative: Journey to Excellence Metric No. 3.5 Partnering establishes a collaborative approach among the...

125

Pre-Conference Workshop  

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... the basics of the Baldrige Criteria, the benefits of self-assessment, and the resources available to help organizations in their journey to excellence. ...

2010-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

126

Page not found | Department of Energy  

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rts-success-drive-meet-doe-fleet-reduction-goals Page EM Partnering Initiative: Journey to Excellence Metric No. 3.5 Partnering establishes a collaborative approach among the...

127

A Baldrige Success Story  

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... washing machines. K&N has achieved the Baldrige Award, but that doesn't mean its journey to excellence has ended. We ...

2012-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

128

Copy of Baldrige 20/20: An Executive?s Guide to the Criteria ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... of Baldrige Award winners from all sectors share their success stories and eye-opening results from their organization's journey to excellence. ...

2013-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

129

2010 Regionals Brochure.indd  

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... the basics of the Baldrige Criteria, the benefits of self-assessment, and the resources available to help organizations in their journey to excellence. ...

2012-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

130

Baldrige Recipients to Share 'Keys to Excellence' at Regional ...  

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... the basics of the Baldrige Criteria, the benefits of self-assessment, and the resources available to help organizations in their journey to excellence. ...

2010-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

131

Pre-Conference Workshops  

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... the basics of the Baldrige Criteria, the benefits of self-assessment, and the resources available to help organizations in their journey to excellence. ...

2013-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

132

MISSOURI  

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... helps manufacturing businesses, they become an extension of the manufacturing staff and are with them on every step of the journey to excellence. ...

2013-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

133

JOM: The Member Journal of TMS - JOM Monthly - Materials ...  

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May 4, 2011... widely quoted talks of this keynote session, Ken Somers of McKinsey & Company presented Energy Efficiency, A Transformational Journey.

134

Optimizing Pneumatics: The design and introduction of a new energy saving system.  

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??This report explains the creative journey made by a strategic product designer developing a new energy saving system and its market introduction. In short, the (more)

Schrandt, W.H.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Environmental Resources on the World Wide Web  

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The History segment reveals how rapidly the oil industryHistory, and The Science, present aspects of the story. The Journey traces oil

Shrode, Flora

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

Agreement between the Cement Masons, Local 580 and the City and County of San Francisco, 2001-2003  

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a journey-level worker or an apprentice; and The entrysalary step of the apprentice program shall be at leastnegotiated otherwise, apprentices in the service of the City

Cement Masons, Local 580

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

Management Excellence by Sandra Waisley  

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

cleanup closure E M Environmental Management 2 EM Journey to Excellence Roadmap DOE Strategic Plan (2011) (Goal: Management and Operational Excellence) Performance Agreement...

138

EXECUTIVE OVERVIEW  

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

at the Waste Management Conference ("Visible, Endurable, Enforceable Institutional Controls: Weldon Spring Site-A 10-Year Journey"). EXECUTIVE OVERVIEW U.S. Department of Energy...

139

Comparative study of freshmen college student beliefs and values between representative private and public institutions of higher education in Kentucky.  

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??Ph. D. Students entering college for the first time are embarking on a life-changing journey like none they have experienced. The potential impact the college (more)

Combs, Brian S.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

140

R&D: Cyberterrorism: A look into the future  

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Cyberterrorism might mean different things to different people, but one thing is certain - it needs to be taken incredibly seriously. What are we dealing with? How can we defend our nation? How will cyberterrorists of the future look to attack? The (ISC)^2 ...

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Performance and technical challenges of liquid argon detectors  

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Liquid argon time projection chambers offer the possibility of incredible resolution of particle interactions. This review outlines the ongoing research and development towards the realization of a multi-kiloton scale detector. The ICARUS and ArgoNeuT experiments which make use of liquid argon time projection chamber technology are also described.

Rebel, Brian; /Fermilab

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

an E d u cato r's G u i d E Links to Education Standards  

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the remaining gas and dust out of the solar system, far into space. Do exoplanets form in a similar way in the solar system BeFore Your VisiT ACTIVITy 1 OuR PLACE IN SPACE Our own solar system may seem incredibly an immersive space exploration experience. Detailed and accurate star maps and digital video are projected onto

Mathis, Wayne N.

143

INTRODUCTION 1.1 Motivation  

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, and distribution of electric power to end users have been historically viewed as the functions of a natural an incredible expansion, with electricity demand growing at rates of approximately 7% each year. Economies1 CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Motivation The electricity utility industry, the last major regulated

Gross, George

144

Design and Demonstration of a Ferroelectric Optical Switch Luisa F. Soaterna, McNair Scholar, Virginia State University  

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at an incredible rate. Allowing for huge amounts of data to be transferred at faster speeds than the blink that have built-in electrical dipoles inside their crystal structure. This report will examine the basic. INTRODUCTION Historical Perspective In the year 1837 Samuel Morse invented the telegraph1 . This invention only

Omiecinski, Curtis

145

THE STATE. COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA A look at the mystery  

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. The Haile Mine produced more than $6 million worth of gold prior to the Civil war, an incredible for- tune, it was discovered that some u dwater in the Piedmont con- tains relatively high concentra- tions of uranium of forming uranium deposits. It's entirely pos- sible that the spotty concentra- tions of uranium in Piedmont

Lovley, Derek

146

Supporting our scientists with Google Earth-based UIs.  

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Google Earth and Google Maps are incredibly useful for researchers looking for easily-digestible displays of data. This presentation will provide a step-by-step tutorial on how to begin using Google Earth to create tools that further the mission of the DOE national lab complex.

Scott, Janine

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

M A T E R I A L S R E S E A R C H I N S T I T U T E B U L L E T I N S U M M E R 2 0 0 9 for the 21st Century  

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it ends up. A large industry is based on indium for use in indium tin oxide, a transparent thin film industry. At the same time, the process by which indium tin oxide is applied to a substrate is incredibly and a half times all current U.S. consumption. By current technology, we mean energy efficient and renewable

Yener, Aylin

148

An infrared image of a dog, with warmest areas appearing the brightest.  

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sunlight, a roaring fire, a radiator or a warm sidewalk is infrared radiation. Although our eyes cannot see in space. Infrared astronomy is the art of measuring incredibly small values of thermal energy astronomers face the same problem when they try to detect heat from space. At room temperature

149

Securing Citrix Presentation Server in the Enterprise  

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Citrix Presentation Server allows remote users to work off a network server as if they weren't remote. That means: Incredibly fast access to data and applications for users, no third party VPN connection, and no latency issues. All of these features ... Keywords: Applied, Computer Science, Computers, Security

Tariq Azad

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

Generalizing mapreduce as a unified cloud and HPC runtime  

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Computational simulation and analysis were one of the keys to the future in data-intensive science as a "fourth paradigm" of scientific discovery but facing a major challenge as handling the incredible increases in dataset sizes. This requires attractive ... Keywords: HPC, cloud, data analysis, fault tolerance, interoperability, iterative mapreduce, map collective, scaling performance

Judy Qiu

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

See a China most people never see! Take advantage of a unique opportunity to see China from an entirely different perspective than a  

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See a China most people never see! Take advantage of a unique opportunity to see China from- Here are my photos from our incredible trip [to China]. It was a great learning experience and it seems discussions with the cream of corporate China. I wanted to get to the bottom of the Chinese business model

Lin, Xiaodong

152

The Trecento Commentators' Interpretation of Exile in the Commedia  

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grave" concerning the pilgrim's future voiced earlier in thein the providential one. poem the pilgrim's journey a Guido-AX Eneide . '' The pilgrim's voyage is not the result of

Parker, Deborah

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

A 20 dBm 5-14 GHz power amplifier with integrated planar transformers in SiGe  

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The integration of radar systems has taken a long journey into the modern world. Advances in signal processing technology and integrated circuit technology have lead the way for smaller, more integrated radar systems. ...

Mui, Andrew K

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

May 2012: Curriculum Vitae JOHN W. DOWER  

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and the Atomic Bomb Experience 1985 Social Science Research Council Grant (7 months) 1984-86 Executive Producer of a documentary film project (Hellfire: A Journey from Hiroshima) with major funding from Ho-so- Bunka Foundation

Seager, Sara

155

Tandem Assists Mars Pathfinder  

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get there, they had to endure a seven-month journey through the harsh radiation of outer space. To make sure their vehicles would withstand the trip - and function once they got...

156

Science at NERSC  

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nuclear research that leads us on a journey of discovery into the nucleus of the atom - the very heart of matter. The goal is a roadmap that will help unlock the secrets of...

157

Dark energy camera to probe universe's biggest mysteries | Argonne...  

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journey to Earth. On Sept. 12, that ancient starlight found its way to a mountaintop in Chile, where the newly-constructed Dark Energy Camera - the most powerful sky-mapping...

158

HARVARD ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 2014 WORLDWIDE TRAVEL PROGRAMS  

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OF ST. JAMES: 24 EL CAMINO DE SANTIAGO SEPTEMBER 26­OCTOBER 8, 2014 JOURNEY THROUGH THE SOUTH CAUCASUS: 25 AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT AZERBAIJAN, GEORGIA & ARMENIA SEPTEMBER 27­OCTOBER 11, 2014 SPAIN & PORTUGAL

159

Transitioning to a Lean Enterprise: A Guide for Leaders, Volume I, Executive Overview  

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This Transition-To-Lean Guide is intended to help your enterprise leadership navigate your enterprises challenging journey into the promising world of lean. You have opened this guide because, in some fashion, you have ...

Mize, Joe

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Tanqueray 3 Glasses  

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To launch Tanqueray's "Resist Simple" campaign, Motion Theory partnered with W+K Amsterdam to create complex, multi-layered visual journeys that mirror the gin-making process and the drinking experience it provides.

Jodie Schell

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

The setting is the Quest for Excellence Conference XXI held at ...  

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... to be a sponsor of the Quest for Excellence and it?s my pleasure to be with you this morning to moderate our next session on journey to excellence. ...

2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

162

Slide 1  

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

of Procurement Planning March3, 2011 Where We Are Going? We have embarked on a Journey to Excellence: Our Vision: EM completes quality work safely, on schedule and within cost,...

163

The Y-12 Times, a newsletter for employees and friends of the...  

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the Top Ten of 2010 Page 6 Y-12's contribution: the late 1940s Page 8 Y-12 continues the safety journey: the VPP process kicks off B&W Technical Services Y-12, LLC, a partnership...

164

Aerobiology and the global transport of desert dust  

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misconception that all microorganisms in dust clouds are killed by solar UV-radiation, lack of nutrients and desiccation during their multi-day journey. In fact, some genera of bacteria (e.g. Bacillus) and most fungi

Ahmad, Sajjad

165

Service Reliability Measurement Using Automated Fare Card Data Application to the London Underground  

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This paper explores the potential of using automated fare card data to quantify the reliability of service as experienced by passengers of rail transit systems. The distribution of individual passenger journey times can ...

Uniman, David L.

166

Microsoft PowerPoint - Final Presentation - Surash.021611 EMAB...  

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

www.em.doe.gov safety performance cleanup closure E M Environmental Management 1 Office of Environmental Management Journey to Excellence - Goal 6 J. E. Surash, P.E. Deputy...

167

SkySails GmbH | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

kite, with which it supplements the momentum of commercial vessels on long journeys, saving fuel costs. References SkySails GmbH1 LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No...

168

Press Pass | Press Releases | 2013 Press Release Archive  

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

3,200-mile journey on July 26 - 071713 Successful test of new U.S. magnet puts Large Hadron Collider on track for major upgrade - 071113 Nigel Lockyer of Canadas TRIUMF lab...

169

SunShot Initiative: News  

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to develop clean energy technologies with a strong potential for commercialization and job creation. More May 8, 2013 Solar-Powered Plane Embarks on Cross-U.S. Journey The Solar...

170

Public transportation is not going to work : non-work travel markets for the future of mass transit  

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For public transportation agencies to attract new riders in an automobile-dominated environment, niche markets must be targeted. The downtown journey to work is already recognized as a successful niche for transit. This ...

Cohen, Alexander Nobler, 1979-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

The Moon  

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mirror. That' s what it really is: a sort of mirror that reflects the light of the sun back to us. People used to plan their work, journeys and festivities according to the...

172

Planning level decision support for the selection of robust configurations of airport passenger buildings  

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Prevalent in the current practice of airport design is the view of the airport as a "terminal", or beginning and ending point only of a traveler's journey. Such a perspective wrongly encourages the belief that airport ...

Svrcek, Tom

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Scientists to surveil Santa's sleigh Christmas Eve  

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to spread joy to all the children of the world. Visit http:santa.lanl.gov beginning at 6 a.m. December 24 to see St. Nick's whirlwind journey. December 21st marks the Winter...

174

Lewis and Clark: Pioneering Meteorological Observers in the American West  

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The technical achievements of Lewis and Clark have been celebrated in fields ranging from cartography to zoology. As America commemorates the bicentennial of their historic journey across the continent, this paper shows that their meteorological ...

Susan Solomon; John S. Daniel

2004-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Metrics for enterprise transformation  

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The objective of this thesis is to depict the role of metrics in the evolving journey of enterprise transformation. To this end, three propositions are explored: (i) metrics and measurement systems drive transformation, ...

Blackburn, Craig D. (Craig David), S. M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

INCITE Program Doles Out Hours on Supercomputers | Department of Energy  

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

INCITE Program Doles Out Hours on Supercomputers INCITE Program Doles Out Hours on Supercomputers INCITE Program Doles Out Hours on Supercomputers November 5, 2012 - 1:30pm Addthis Mira, the 10-petaflop IBM Blue Gene/Q system at Argonne National Laboratory, is capable of carrying out 10 quadrillion calculations per second. Each year researchers apply to the INCITE program to get to use this machine's incredible computing power. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Lab. Mira, the 10-petaflop IBM Blue Gene/Q system at Argonne National Laboratory, is capable of carrying out 10 quadrillion calculations per second. Each year researchers apply to the INCITE program to get to use this machine's incredible computing power. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Lab. Charles Rousseaux Charles Rousseaux Senior Writer, Office of Science

177

Nuclear Power - Deployment, Operation and Sustainability  

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We are fortunate to live in incredibly exciting and incredibly challenging time. Energy demands due to economic growth and increasing population must be satisfied in a sustainable manner assuring inherent safety, efficiency and no or minimized environmental impact. These considerations are among the reasons that lead to serious interest in deploying nuclear power as a sustainable energy source. At the same time, catastrophic earthquake and tsunami events in Japan resulted in the nuclear accident that forced us to rethink our approach to nuclear safety, design requirements and facilitated growing interests in advanced nuclear energy systems. This book is one in a series of books on nuclear power published by InTech. It consists of six major sections housing twenty chapters on topics from the key subject areas pertinent to successful development, deployment and operation of nuclear power systems worldwide. The book targets everyone as its potential readership groups - students, researchers and practitioners - who are interested to learn about nuclear power.

Tsvetkov, Pavel

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Energy efficient louver and blind. Technical progress report for Quarter 2, 1996  

SciTech Connect

In this quarter we jumped ahead and performed Task 5 which is testing to get empirical energy saving data. One 4` X 3` horizontal Incredibling prototype and one black and one white conventional control blinds with the same size were delivered to the Lawrence Berekely Laboratories Mobile Test Facility in Reno. The blinds are still in testing since we had only two sunny days in the month of June and we encountered some hardware problem with the computers at the lab.

Khajavi, S.

1996-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

179

Issue 232 14 April 2011 Sharing stories of Imperial's community top 100 women  

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rocks in our solar system PAGE 5 Attenborough on cAmpus PhD student Julia Halder on meeting her hero to their studies. They are a credit to the College and I am certain that they will go on to have incredibly success.imperial.ac.uk/reporter | reporter | 14 April 2011 · Issue 232 #12;Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Nick

180

Conference on natural gas use state regulation and market dynamics in the Post 636/Energy Policy Act Era: Proceedings  

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Reports in this Record of Proceedings explore a wide variety of issues related to the regulation of natural gas and its future role as one of the critical fuels that powers the economy of the United States. The focus is mainly on problems, obstacles, barriers, and the incredibly complex system created to bring a fuel from wellhead to burner tip. Individual papers have been cataloged separately.

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181

EMAB Meeting Agenda for February 24, 2011  

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

Green Valley Ranch * La Sirena II Green Valley Ranch * La Sirena II 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway * Henderson, Nevada 89052 February 24, 2011 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Overview * James Ajello, EMAB Chair 8:45 a.m. EM Update * Inés Triay, Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management Roundtable Discussion * Discussion Leader: James Ajello, EMAB Chair 9:30 a.m. Journey to Excellence Subcommittee Status Update * Discussion Leaders: James Ajello and Jennifer Salisbury, Journey to Excellence Subcommittee Co-Chairs 10:00 a.m. Break 10:15 a.m. EM Journey to Excellence Goal #1 and Goal #2: Tank Waste and Lifecycle Costs * Shirley Olinger, Associate Principal Deputy for Corporate Operations 10:45 a.m. Tank Waste Subcommittee Report * Dennis Ferrigno and Lawrence Papay, Tank Waste Subcommittee

182

Phone Numbers & Address If, after reading this Catalog, you have further  

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...........................704-687-5503 Health & Human Services..............704-687-7917 Liberal Arts & Sciences your educational journey. The expertise of our dedicated teaching and research faculty, support of our the University's mission to be the state's urban research institution, committed to the cultural, economic

Kelly, Scott David

183

DOWER: VERY SHORT CV JOHN W. DOWER is professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,  

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resources include books on traditional design, atomic-bomb related art, and Japanese photography up to 1945's Osaragi Jir Rondan Special Prize. Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor / Hiroshima / 9-11 / Iraq (2010, as well as a documentary film (Hellfire--A Journey from Hiroshima) that was nominated for an Academy Award

Seager, Sara

184

VOLUME6/NUMBER1 Brandeis University  

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Tumbao." --Boston Globe Alim and Fargana Qasimov: The Spiritual Music of Azerbaijan Saturday, March 6, 8:00 p.m. Discover music of Central Asia with Azerbaijan's most beloved traditional singer the universal narrative of music. This year, MusicUnitesUS offers you journeys to Cuba and Azerbaijan. Concerts

Snider, Barry B.

185

Book Reviews  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Like other OReilly Nutshell books, this is not the first stop on the journey of learning the topic in question. Also like the other Nutshell books, it is the definitive reference for the topic that it covers. With over 240 classes, Cocoa is a complete ...

2003-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Energy Intensity Strategy  

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Our presentation will cover how we began the journey of conserving energy at our facility. Well discuss a basic layout of our energy intensity plan and the impact our team has had on the process, what tools were using, what goals have been identified, how we structured the plan to include our team in the process and so on.

Rappolee, D.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

Toyota Prius "hum"  

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Directed by Sam Mason and Pete Candeland, "Hum" is set to a catchy song that carries us on a journey through a charming miniature-style landscape to demonstrate the versatility of the Toyota Prius Hybrid and the lifestyles of various owners.

Anna Cunnington

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Organization's Quality Maturity as a Vehicle for EHR Success  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In health care industry, EHR has been advocated to improve care quality. The journey toward the development and adaptation of EHR should be holistic and integrate all the EHR's building blocks-health record management, business process improvement (BPI), ... Keywords: Business process improvement (BPI), Business process reengineering (BPR), Change management, Electronic health record (EHR), Information system, Innovation, Paper- based record, Quality

Zahra Meidani; Farhnaz Sadoughi; Mohammad Reza Maleki; Shahram Tofighi; Ahmad Barati Marani

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

DUTY STATEMENT Classification  

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activities to develop electricity demand implications of environmental regulations on the natural gas associated with the electricity and natural gas systems. This position requires a high level of knowledge, skill and ability at the journey level. The incumbent will analyze results of the natural gas demand

190

(Created 12/04; Revised 10/05, 11/05, 10/06, 8/09; Reviewed 12/11) UNL Environmental Health and Safety (402) 472-4925 http://ehs.unl.edu  

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. · Handle and dispose of ash and other residual material from incineration in accordance with EHS procedures Sources. · Monitor automated incinerator operating systems, coordinate a response to system failures of journey-level personnel in the repair and maintenance of incinerator components and systems, as needed

Farritor, Shane

191

Gilgit (and Swat)  

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anp:111g pilssagcs and "impassable gorg.es" of Chines~ accounts may be identinc(l. with similar, spots l)'::t\\\\cen Gilgit and Swat. Vide Petech (L): Northern India according to the Shui-ching.chu (Rome 1950). The h".zarcto1Js journey...

Sinha, Nirmal Chandra

1971-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

192

Energy-Saving Tips 1. Turn the radiator off when you are out.  

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your mobile phone charger at the wall when you are not using it. 16. Use energy efficient light bulbs. Switch off the light when you leave your room. 14. Switch off the light when it is sunny. 15. Switch off to turn lights off in unoccupied rooms 48% use the car for short journeys 44% wash clothes at 60C 32

Brierley, Andrew

193

Nation Weekly January 2, 2005, Volume 1, Number 37  

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cover.pm6 12/25/04, 10:23 PM1 cover.pm6 12/25/04, 3:56 AM2 #1;e are second to none when it comes to comfortable journey, punctual operation and high quality service. Our friendly staff are always at your service. uddha Air is the first and only...

Upadhyay, Akhilesh

194

Experiences with eucalyptus: deploying an open source cloud  

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With the recent trend of exploiting resources of the cloud, we have embarked on a journey to deploy an open source cloud using Eucalyptus. During the past year we have learned many lessons about the use of Eucalyptus and clouds in general. The area of ...

Rick Bradshaw; Piotr T. Zbiegiel

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Particle swarm optimization applied to vertical traffic scheduling in buildings  

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Vertical traffic scheduling is significant in evaluating the quality of property management. An excellent vertical traffic scheduling approach aims at enhancing the system handling capacity and reducing the waiting time, journey time and energy consumption, ... Keywords: dynamic zoning, elevator group control system, particle swarm optimization, round-trip time, vertical traffic scheduling

Zhonghua Li; Hong-Zhou Tan; Yunong Zhang

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

ME 599-001: Fundamentals of Energy Conversion Professor Angela Violi  

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ME 599-001: Fundamentals of Energy Conversion Professor Angela Violi Department of Mechanical: This class is a journey on energy. The goal is to provide information and analysis tools on the development of energy technology, energy resources and energy technologies available today. After an overview

Violi, Angel

197

Comet Riders--Nuclear nomads to the stars  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This paper describes the potential role of an evolutionary family of advanced space nuclear power systems (solid core reactor, gas core reactor, and thermonulcear fusion systems) in the detailed exploration of Solar System comets and in the use of interstellar comes to support migratory journeys to the stars by both human beings and their smart robot systems. 14 refs., 5 figs., 2 tabs.

Angelo, J.A. Jr. (Science Applications International Corp., Melbourne, FL (United States)); Buden, D. (EG and G Idaho, Inc., Idaho Falls, ID (United States))

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Artificial Intelligence (1999) 181--211 Between MDPs and semiMDPs  

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include picking object, going lunch, traveling to a distant as well primitive actions such muscle twitches courses action over a broad range time scales. Consider a traveler deciding undertake journey distant city with multiple overlapping time scales? Temporal abstraction has been explored in least since early 1970's

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

199

Between MDPs and SemiMDPs: A Framework for Temporal Abstraction  

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, and traveling to a distant city, as well as prim­ itive actions such as muscle twitches and joint torques to undertake a journey to a distant city. To decide whether or not to go, the benefits of the trip must with multiple overlap­ ping time scales? Temporal abstraction has been explored in AI at least since the early

Baveja, Satinder Singh

200

AMS 311 (Spring, 2004) Kenny Ye PROBABILITY THEORY  

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journey on a single tank of gas. What can you say about p? (Hint, use Markov's inequality.) (b). (10 on a single tank of gas is 30 miles. What can you say now about p? (Hint, use Chebyshev's inequality.) 4 #12 This examination is CLOSED BOOK, CLOSED NOTES, and NO CALCULATORS. You can bring a cheat sheet of the letter size

Ye, Kenny Qian

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Owyhee Subbasin Plan Appendix 4: Appendices for the Owyhee Subbasin  

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.F. Schewe, The Grid: A Journey through the Heart of Our Electrified World. Washington, DC: Joseph Hen- ry. ("Wintel" refers to the Windows operating system running on Intel microprocessors, a term often used to indicate the close alliance between Intel and Microsoft.) Windows and Intel were (a) (b) Smart Self

202

to China: A Bridge Between  

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From Yale to China: A Bridge Between Cultures Students often invoke the metaphor of a journey in China," she said. "Yale oered a vast array of resources to help me improve my language compe- tency program and myriad exchanges with China. The summer before her sophomore year at Yale, Jenna received

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China For all ages a MulTi-generaTional exPloraTion  

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China For all ages a MulTi-generaTional exPloraTion The greaT Wall, TerraCoTTa Warriors & The MighCTuresque China Experience the Delights of a Well-Crafted Family Tour Dear Princetonian, Join Princeton Journeys, June 27 ­ July 9, 2013, for a comprehensive tour of China designed with families in mind. Explore

Rowley, Clarence W.

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Flyby: life before, during, and after graduate studies with mike fellows  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

I am a child of the space age. Growing up in the 1960's, this was perhaps inevitable. Despite the overwhelming focus on the manned missions to the moon, I was always most fascinated with the deep space planetary probes. The multidecade journeys of Pioneer ...

Todd Wareham

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Going to town: Visualized perspectives and navigation through virtual environments  

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Two experiments examined how spatial learning perspectives support navigation through virtual urban environments. Participants briefly learned the overall layout of a virtual desktop environment, and then were taken on a simulated journey ending at a ... Keywords: Navigation, Spatial cognition, Spatial perspectives, Spatial visualizations

Tad T. Bruny; Aaron Gardony; Caroline R. Mahoney; Holly A. Taylor

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

In Search of Effective Methodology for Organizational Learning: A Japanese Experience  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The author??s personal journey regarding simulation and gaming started about 25 years ago when he happened to realize how powerful computerized simulation could be for organizational change. The metaphors created by computerized simulation enabled ... Keywords: computerized simulation, confidence, organizational learning, participation, policy exercise, success factor, transparency, trust

Shigehisa Tsuchiya

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

Exterior Insulation and Overclad Retrofits  

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

Exterior Insulation & Overclad Exterior Insulation & Overclad Retrofits Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting March 2, 2012 - Austin, TX Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting March 2, 2012 | Austin, TX 2  Incredible practical experience:  New construction - nearly a century  Retrofit applications - many decades Exterior Insulation Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting March 2, 2012 | Austin, TX 3 1980s ON - a "weird" builder Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting March 2, 2012 | Austin, TX 4 1990s ON - a "good" builder Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting March 2, 2012 | Austin, TX 5 2000s ON - a "typical" builder Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting March 2, 2012 | Austin, TX 6

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Storage opportunities in Arizona bedded evaporites  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Arizona is endowed with incredibly diverse natural beauty, and has also been blessed with at least seven discrete deposits of bedded salt. These deposits are dispersed around the state and cover some 2, 500 square miles; they currently contain 14 LPG storage caverns, with preliminary plans for more in the future. The areal extent and thickness of the deposits creates the opportunity for greatly expanded storage of LPG, natural gas, and compressed air energy storage (CAES). The location of salt deposits near Tucson and Phoenix may make CAES an attractive prospect in the future. The diversity of both locations and evaporate characteristics allows for much tailoring of individual operations to meet specific requirements.

Neal, J.T. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Rauzi, S.L. [Arizona Geological Survey, Tucson, AZ (United States)

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Criticality Safety Evaluation of Hanford Tank Farms Facility  

SciTech Connect

Data and calculations from previous criticality safety evaluations and analyses were used to evaluate criticality safety for the entire Tank Farms facility to support the continued waste storage mission. This criticality safety evaluation concludes that a criticality accident at the Tank Farms facility is an incredible event due to the existing form (chemistry) and distribution (neutron absorbers) of tank waste. Limits and controls for receipt of waste from other facilities and maintenance of tank waste condition are set forth to maintain the margin subcriticality in tank waste.

WEISS, E.V.

2000-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of nuclear safety and nuclear criticality potential in the Defense Waste Processing Facility. Revision 1  

SciTech Connect

The S-Area Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) will initially process Batch 1 sludge in the sludge-only processing mode, with simulated non-radioactive Precipitate Hydrolysis, Aqueous (PHA) product, without the risk of nuclear criticality. The dilute concentration of fissile material in the sludge combined with excess of neutron absorbers during normal operations make criticality throughout the whole process incredible. Subsequent batches of the DWPF involving radioactive precipitate slurry and PHA will require additional analysis. Any abnormal or upset process operations, which are not considered in this report and could potentially separate fissile material, must be individually evaluated. Scheduled maintenance operation procedures are not considered to be abnormal.

Ha, B.C.

1993-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

211

Hunting the Elusive Higgs Boson and the Origin of Mass  

SciTech Connect

For over 40 years, physicists have been trying to track down a hypothetical particle called the Higgs boson. This particle could explain how known elementary particles like the electron can have mass, and also why one of the basic forces, the weak interaction, is in fact so incredibly weak. However, the Higgs boson has escaped detection so far, even at the most powerful particle accelerators. The next big chance to 'bag' this particle will come when the Large Hadron Collider turns on next year. Will the Higgs boson finally be found? Or will an unexpected explanation for these mysteries be revealed?

Dixon, Lance

2007-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

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An analysis of the performance of certification schemes in the hotel sector in terms of CO2 emissions reduction.  

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, Selina Hext, Freya Roe, Sarah Farmer, Gary Watson and Jason Maynard and Howard Carter on making it possible for me to continue my studies. Thank you for the incredible friendships I have made over the years in Cambridge which I hope will last... 8 xiii List of Publications Peer Reviewed Conference papers Houlihan Wiberg, A., Baker, N.V., 20 08a. 305: Certification in The Hotel Sector; Does It Actually Reduce Global CO2 Emissions? In: PLEA 2008 25th Conference on Passive...

Houlihan-Wiberg, Aoife Anne-marie

2010-07-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards a holographic theory of cosmology -- threads in a tapestry  

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In this Essay we address several fundamental issues in cosmology: What is the nature of dark energy and dark matter? Why is the dark sector so different from ordinary matter? Why is the effective cosmological constant non-zero but so incredibly small? What is the reason behind the emergence of a critical acceleration parameter of magnitude $10^{-8} cm/sec^2$ in galactic dynamics? We suggest that the holographic principle is the linchpin in a unified scheme to understand these various issues.

Y. Jack Ng

2013-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluating the need for a criticality alarm system at ANL-E  

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Under the current climate of increasing regulation and decreasing budgets, DOE nuclear facilities are forced to become more efficient in operations aimed at satisfying regulatory requirements. Efficiency necessitates increased cooperation between the regulator (DOE) and facility management, and often a mutually agreeable innovative solution. At Argonne National Laboratory - East (ANL-E), one issue that required such an innovative solution and cooperation between contractor and regulator was the determination of whether the risk associated with an inadvertent criticality event justified the purchase and maintenance of a Criticality Alarm System (CAS) meeting ANSI/ANS-8.3-1986 requirements. According to DOE Order 420.1, the need for a CAS is based on the probability of occurrence of a criticality accident. If the probability is <10{sup {minus}6}/yr (i.e., incredible) as determined by {open_quotes}commonly accepted engineering judgement,{close_quotes} then a CAS is not necessary. Installation of a CAS after such a conclusion would be a conservative decision and an unnecessary expense. This paper discusses the use of {open_quotes}commonly accepted engineering judgement{close_quotes} to show that the probability of an inadvertent criticality at a nonreactor nuclear facility (e.g., the Alpha-Gamma Hot Cell Facility) is <10{sup {minus}6}/yr. and is therefore an incredible event.

Washburn, P. [Department of Energy, Argonne, IL (United States). Chicago Operations Office; Cohen, A. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

The Importance of Domain Size and Purity in High-Efficiency Organic Solar  

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The Importance of Domain Size and Purity in High-Efficiency Organic Solar Cells Print The Importance of Domain Size and Purity in High-Efficiency Organic Solar Cells Print The efficiency of polymer/organic photovoltaic cells hinges on excitons-electron/hole pairs energized by sunlight-getting to the interfaces of donor and acceptor domains quickly, before recombining. At the interfaces, they become free charges that must then reach device electrodes. With the discovery of mixed domains of donor and acceptor molecules, many have pictured the excitons' journey as easy (interfaces are everywhere) but the charges' journey as precarious (interfaces are everywhere). Instead, using a combination of x-ray scattering and microscopy techniques, researchers have found that excitons may actually not fare so well in mixed domains but need access to pure aggregates to efficiently convert into charges. The smaller the aggregates, the better, allowing increased interfacial area and dramatic increases in device performance.

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Page not found | Department of Energy  

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51 - 7560 of 31,917 results. 51 - 7560 of 31,917 results. Article Geek-Up[09.24.10]-- Magical BEANs, Combating Bacteria's Resistance to Antibiotics and the ChemCam's Journey to Mars Magical BEANs that mean mega-sized data storage, a new camera that will detect elements on Mars and new treatments to stop antibiotic resistance. http://energy.gov/articles/geek-up092410-magical-beans-combating-bacterias-resistance-antibiotics-and-chemcams-journey Article 10 Questions for a Signature Scientist: Nathan Baker Find out how he's working to advance the innovative application of data analytics and algorithms to real-world challenges, ranging from smart grids and bioforensics to nuclear non-proliferation and medical treatments. http://energy.gov/articles/10-questions-signature-scientist-nathan-baker

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Posters | Advanced Photon Source  

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Your Cart (0 Posters) Your Cart (0 Posters) Your cart is empty. checkout Subtotal: $0.00 update empty Posters Order a printed APS poster! 11 in. x 17 in. prints will be mailed in the order requests are received. 36 in. x 36 in. posters will be sent to school addresses once all orders are processed. The Advanced Photon Source Is The Advanced Photon Source Is Qty: 1 add to cart Technologies from Materials Science Technologies from Materials Science Qty: 1 add to cart Materials Under Extreme Pressure Materials Under Extreme Pressure Qty: 1 add to cart Biological Macromolecules in Action Biological Macromolecules in Action Qty: 1 add to cart Journey to the Center of the Earth Journey to the Center of the Earth Qty: 1 add to cart Earthshaking Monitor Earthshaking Monitor Qty: 1 add to cart Imaging with X-rays

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Geek-Up[09.24.10] -- Magical BEANs, Combating Bacteria's Resistance to  

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9.24.10] -- Magical BEANs, Combating Bacteria's Resistance 9.24.10] -- Magical BEANs, Combating Bacteria's Resistance to Antibiotics and the ChemCam's Journey to Mars Geek-Up[09.24.10] -- Magical BEANs, Combating Bacteria's Resistance to Antibiotics and the ChemCam's Journey to Mars September 24, 2010 - 5:19pm Addthis Check out the ChemCam close-up, which will reveal which elements are present in Mars' rocks and soils. Elizabeth Meckes Elizabeth Meckes Director of User Experience & Digital Technologies, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? BEANs -- phase-change materials -- have the ability to readily and swiftly transition between different phases, making them a valuable low-power source of flash memory and data storage. Scientists are studying E. coli bacteria's efflux pump to help them make inhibitors that will stop the heavy-metal pump and the antibiotic

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The Importance of Domain Size and Purity in High-Efficiency Organic Solar  

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The Importance of Domain Size and Purity in High-Efficiency Organic Solar Cells Print The Importance of Domain Size and Purity in High-Efficiency Organic Solar Cells Print The efficiency of polymer/organic photovoltaic cells hinges on excitons-electron/hole pairs energized by sunlight-getting to the interfaces of donor and acceptor domains quickly, before recombining. At the interfaces, they become free charges that must then reach device electrodes. With the discovery of mixed domains of donor and acceptor molecules, many have pictured the excitons' journey as easy (interfaces are everywhere) but the charges' journey as precarious (interfaces are everywhere). Instead, using a combination of x-ray scattering and microscopy techniques, researchers have found that excitons may actually not fare so well in mixed domains but need access to pure aggregates to efficiently convert into charges. The smaller the aggregates, the better, allowing increased interfacial area and dramatic increases in device performance.

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Solar Decathlon 2013: Going the Distance | Department of Energy  

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Going the Distance Going the Distance Solar Decathlon 2013: Going the Distance September 17, 2013 - 4:26pm Addthis Toggle Routes on/off Return to map → Solar Decathlon Journeys Visualizing the distances that each Solar Decathlon house travelled Click competitors to toggle their journeys on and off. All routes and distances are approximate. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Solar Decathlon 2013: In our new blog series, we're going behind the scenes to show you what it takes to compete in the Solar Decathlon. First up: Meet the teams competing this year and learn how they were selected. Part two looks at how the teams must master the art of fundraising. What does it take to design an energy-efficient, solar-powered house? Part three looks at creating a winning design.

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221

American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Newsletter - Issue 26  

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

Contributes to All Seven Goals Contributes to All Seven Goals in EM's Journey to Excellence AIKEN, S.C. - American Recovery and Reinvestment Act work at the Savannah River Site (SRS) is helping to accomplish the goals of DOE's Office of Environmental Management's (EM) Journey to Excellence Roadmap. "The Recovery Act has invested $1.6 billion in projects at the Savannah River Site that reduce the Department's cleanup foot- print, protect human and environmental health, and will reduce the cost to taxpayers over the long term," said Dr. David Moody, site manager at DOE- Savannah River. "We have embraced this opportunity to accelerate the fulfillment of our goals for long-term stewardship and have taken pride in contributing to mile- stones in the EM program." The Roadmap calls for accel-

222

Tracking Santa: An Interview with the Head Researcher | Department of  

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Tracking Santa: An Interview with the Head Researcher Tracking Santa: An Interview with the Head Researcher Tracking Santa: An Interview with the Head Researcher December 23, 2010 - 11:12am Addthis Tracking Santa: An Interview with the Head Researcher Ginny Simmons Ginny Simmons Former Managing Editor for Energy.gov, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? You'll be able to start monitoring St. Nick's journey starting at 6 AM ET on Christmas Eve. Every year since 1998, the Department of Energy's Los Alamos lab has been using state of the art technology to track Santa Claus as he circles the globe the night before Christmas. You'll be able to start monitoring St. Nick's journey here starting at 6 AM ET on Christmas Eve. This week, I got a chance to talk to Santa Tracker Head Researcher (and Cibola Flight Experiment Project Leader) Diane Roussel-Dupre to get a

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The Importance of Domain Size and Purity in High-Efficiency Organic Solar  

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The Importance of Domain Size and Purity in High-Efficiency Organic Solar Cells Print The Importance of Domain Size and Purity in High-Efficiency Organic Solar Cells Print The efficiency of polymer/organic photovoltaic cells hinges on excitons-electron/hole pairs energized by sunlight-getting to the interfaces of donor and acceptor domains quickly, before recombining. At the interfaces, they become free charges that must then reach device electrodes. With the discovery of mixed domains of donor and acceptor molecules, many have pictured the excitons' journey as easy (interfaces are everywhere) but the charges' journey as precarious (interfaces are everywhere). Instead, using a combination of x-ray scattering and microscopy techniques, researchers have found that excitons may actually not fare so well in mixed domains but need access to pure aggregates to efficiently convert into charges. The smaller the aggregates, the better, allowing increased interfacial area and dramatic increases in device performance.

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What Does Self-Assessment of Safety Culture Look Like? Discussion from the  

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

What Does Self-Assessment of Safety Culture Look Like? Discussion What Does Self-Assessment of Safety Culture Look Like? Discussion from the Pantex Plant Perspective What Does Self-Assessment of Safety Culture Look Like? Discussion from the Pantex Plant Perspective September 20, 2013 Presenter: Dr. Suzanne Helfinstine, Staff Engineer High Reliability Operations B&W Pantex Pantex Plant Topic covered: Pantex on a journey to become a High Reliability Organization (HRO) Understanding our culture provides feedback on our progress in the HRO journey - Initial survey provides a baseline Pilot site for safety culture self assessment to support EFCOG (Safety Culture Task Group, 2009) and DOE initiative (Ref. Implementation Plan for DNFSB Recommendation 2011-1, Section 5.2.2) What Does Self-Assessment of Safety Culture Look Like? Discussion from the

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Solar Impulse Lands in New York | Department of Energy  

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Impulse Lands in New York Impulse Lands in New York Solar Impulse Lands in New York July 8, 2013 - 9:42am Addthis Solar Impulse lands in Washington, DC, at Washington Dulles International Airport as part of its journey across America. | Video by Matty Greene, Energy Department; footage of the solar-powered plane courtesy of Solar Impulse. Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs This past weekend, Solar Impulse -- a solar-powered plane that flies day and night without the use of fuel -- completed its historic cross-country journey at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport. Solar Impulse's unprecedented feat is a symbol of how far solar power has come and how far this clean energy source will go in the near future. In this video -- captured during the plane's stopover in the nation's

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Why & How Higgs  

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Follow the journey in these news stories as the search narrows from 1999 to Follow the journey in these news stories as the search narrows from 1999 to 2011. LEP pursues Higgs boson and greater W precision - CERN Courier, November 2, 1999 The Search for the Higgs Boson - Science, January 12, 2001 The final curtain falls on LEP - CERN Courier, January 25, 2001 Season of Higgs and melodrama (page 2) - CERN Courier, February 26, 2001 Tevatron experiments report new Higgs search results - Fermilab Today, March 14, 2001 Hunting for Higgs Has Begun - Fermilab Today, September 25, 2003 DZero: Are there exotic Higgs particles - Fermilab Today, November 13, 2003 CDF hunts for the Higgs - Fermilab TodayJune 3, 2004 Top Quarks are a Higgs' Best Friends - Fermilab Today, June 16, 2005 DZero hones in on the Higgs - Fermilab Today, June 8, 2006

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Total quality management implementation guidelines  

SciTech Connect

These Guidelines were designed by the Energy Quality Council to help managers and supervisors in the Department of Energy Complex bring Total Quality Management to their organizations. Because the Department is composed of a rich mixture of diverse organizations, each with its own distinctive culture and quality history, these Guidelines are intended to be adapted by users to meet the particular needs of their organizations. For example, for organizations that are well along on their quality journeys and may already have achieved quality results, these Guidelines will provide a consistent methodology and terminology reference to foster their alignment with the overall Energy quality initiative. For organizations that are just beginning their quality journeys, these Guidelines will serve as a startup manual on quality principles applied in the Energy context.

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2011 NTSF Meeting Summary  

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

2 2 National Transportation Stakeholders Forum Denver, Colorado May 11-12, 2011 Meeting Summary Notes The second annual meeting of the National Transportation Stakeholders Forum (NTSF) was held in Denver, Colorado, and was hosted by the Western Governors' Association. Day 1, May 11, 2011 OPENING PLENARY, Keynote: Cynthia Anderson, Chief Operating Officer, Office of Environmental Management, DOE - A Journey to Excellence Ms. Anderson spoke about the Office of Environmental Management's (EM) Journey to Excellence. The mission of EM is to safely transform the environmental legacy of the Cold War into assets available for the Nation's future by completing quality cleanup work on schedule and within cost, delivering demonstrated value to the American taxpayer. Priorities for EM include:

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Slide 1  

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

from the from the Pantex Plant Perspective 1 Confirmed to be Unclassified By:_Stan Stambaugh, Analyst, PTX (Derivative Classifier) Date:_09-10-2012_______  Pantex on a journey to become a High Reliability Organization (HRO)  Understanding our culture provides feedback on our progress in the HRO journey - Initial survey provides a baseline  Pilot site for safety culture self assessment to support EFCOG (Safety Culture Task Group, 2009) and DOE initiative (Ref. Implementation Plan for DNFSB Recommendation 2011-1, Section 5.2.2) 2  End-State Definition: An organization that repeatedly accomplishes its mission while avoiding catastrophic events, despite significant hazards, dynamic tasks, time constraints, and complex technologies  Process Definition: An organization that

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Elevation puts moral values into action  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in line with their values. Indeed, Crocker, Niiya, and Mischowski (2008) showed that self-affirmation produces other-directed emotions of self-transcendence, such as love and caring. They found that when writing an essay about their most treasured value... skills, sense of humor, spontane- ity, athletic ability, musical talent, creativity or business skills. Instructions for the no self-affirmation condition were Please describe your typical journey from home to the univer- sity. Try to mentally...

Schnall, Simone; Roper, Jean

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamic combinatorial synthesis of donor-acceptor catenanes  

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) distracted me from chemistry; Miguel for an unforgettable journey into the jungle of Mexico; Geneva and Sophie for their steady good mood and for being such talented cooks; Michael for interesting scientific discussions at the Free Press; Emiliano for being... that can respond to various stimuli. For example, an added template can select and stabilize a strongly binding member which is then amplified at the expense of the unsuccessful library members, minimizing the free energy of the system. Thus...

Cougnon, Fabien B. L.

2012-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

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OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information |  

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Functions in Brief Functions in Brief by Dr. Walt Warnick on Mon, 9 Feb, 2009 OSTI is dedicated to the principle that to advance science, research must be shared. OSTI is increasingly recognized for its contributions to the sharing and exchange of scientific and technical information. OSTI works to accelerate discovery by speeding access to knowledge. OSTI's users conducted 80 million information transactions last year. Spreading responsibility for these transactions across the OSTI staff implies that each OSTI employee was responsible for 12 information transactions per minute throughout the work year, which I view as an incredible metric of success. And we have only just begun. OSTI's traffic increases significantly each year. But, of course, OSTI staff rarely interacts with users personally.

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Picasolar | Department of Energy  

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

Picasolar Picasolar National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition 2013 16 likes Picasolar University of Arkansas Picasolar, Inc. has developed a patent-pending technology known as the Hydrogen Selective Emitter (HSE) that increases the efficiency of silicon solar cells by up to 15 percent while reducing manufacturing costs. Our technology is a process that preferentially alters the top layer conductivity of a silicon solar cell so as to reduce the total required amount of silver by up to 22 percent while simultaneously boosting efficiencies as high as 15 percent. The HSE is an easy to implement technology; a one-step process that can utilize tap water offering an incredible cost-savings for solar manufacturers. Picasolar is unlocking the energy potential of today's silicon solar cells to further reduce the

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Hurricane Response and Restoration | Department of Energy  

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Hurricane Response and Restoration Hurricane Response and Restoration Hurricane Response and Restoration June 1, 2011 - 5:15pm Addthis Despite all of ISER's efforts to promote reliability and resiliency in the energy sector, domestic and global events will occur that will disrupt the sector and ISER must always be prepared to respond. In the face of both manmade and natural disasters, ISER applies cutting edge technical solutions and emergency management expertise to help overcome challenges inherent in quickly restoring an incredibly complex U.S. energy system. ISER plans, trains, and coordinates year round with all relevant stakeholders so that it can meet our nation's energy needs by deploying energy emergency responders to coordinate and facilitate system restoration activities with local, state, territorial, Federal, public and private

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Rebuilding the American Auto Industry | Department of Energy  

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Rebuilding the American Auto Industry Rebuilding the American Auto Industry Rebuilding the American Auto Industry December 8, 2011 - 3:40pm Addthis Rebuilding the American Auto Industry Dan Leistikow Dan Leistikow Former Director, Office of Public Affairs Three years ago, critics said that America's auto industry could not or should not be saved, and that our country should simply accept defeat and watch the industry collapse. The Administration refused to accept this proposition, and made strategic investments to help U.S. auto manufacturers weather the storm and retool to produce the hybrid, electric, and highly fuel efficient advanced vehicles of the future. With the help of these investments -- and the incredible talent and commitment of America's auto workers -- the auto industry is growing again.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need to Know About Supercomputers | Department  

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INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need to Know About Supercomputers INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need to Know About Supercomputers INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need to Know About Supercomputers September 26, 2013 - 5:10pm Addthis Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs This month on energy.gov, we've been highlighting the incredible work being done with supercomputers at the Department's National Labs. Supercomputers are changing the way scientists study the origins of our universe, design new drugs for public health and forecast global weather patterns. The Energy Department's National Labs have some of the most significant high performance computing resources available, including 32 of the 500 fastest

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Builder Brings Tradition to Efficient Home Upgrades | Department of Energy  

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Builder Brings Tradition to Efficient Home Upgrades Builder Brings Tradition to Efficient Home Upgrades Builder Brings Tradition to Efficient Home Upgrades October 15, 2009 - 5:51pm Addthis Joshua DeLung When Tom Wade's grandfather started building single-family homes, he may not have imagined how far his grandson would take the practice. Tom's father followed in the family footsteps and founded Artistic Homes in Albuquerque, N.M., in the mid-1980s. Now, Tom has led the company from simply building quality, affordable homes to innovating ones that are highly energy-efficient. "My grandfather would absolutely love what we're doing today because he had an incredible passion for - and an interest in - craftsmanship and improving the product, which in this case is the home," Tom says. "The fact that we're using science and technology is something he would

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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December 16, 2013 December 16, 2013 Arapaima gigas is an air-breathing fresh water fish in the Amazon Basin that swims with impunity through piranha-infested waters. | Photo courtesy of Jeff Kubina, National Geographic. Energetic Science and Piranha-Proof Armor Learn how Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source is revealing the unique structure of incredible, adaptable fish armor. December 13, 2013 Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist Roger Wiens removes the laser safety plug on the ChemCam Mast Unit, selected for the Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity. Wiens removes the plug (left), while scientist Bruce Barraclough sits at the command console (right). | Photo courtesy of LeRoy Sanchez, Los Alamos National Laboratory. Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Los Alamos National Laboratory

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University of Colorado Hot Water Report  

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Hot water system Brief Contest Report Hot water system Brief Contest Report Recognizing that the sun is an abundant source of clean energy that reaches the earth at an intensity of up to 1000 Watts/m 2 , the University of Colorado will be showcasing top-of-the-line technology in which solar radiation is converted into heat for the purposes of heating the home and providing domestic hot water. Solar Thermal System - Basics Colorado's 2005 Solar Decathlon team has chosen to harness the sun's thermal energy with 4 arrays of 20 Mazdon evacuated tube collectors manufactured by Thermomax, as shown in Figure 1 below. These collectors have incredibly high efficiencies - about 60% over the course of an entire day. In addition, the evacuated tube collectors resist internal condensation and corrosion more effectively than their counterparts

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University of Colorado Wins 2005 Solar Decathlon | Department of Energy  

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Colorado Wins 2005 Solar Decathlon Colorado Wins 2005 Solar Decathlon University of Colorado Wins 2005 Solar Decathlon October 14, 2005 - 11:56am Addthis Solar Village to Remain Open to Public through Oct. 16 WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today announced that the University of Colorado took overall honors in the 2005 Solar Decathlon on the National Mall. Cornell University placed second, and California Polytechnic State University finished third. The houses will remain open to the public from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sunday, Oct. 16. "We should all be proud of what these students have accomplished," Energy Secretary Bodman said. "Through their ingenuity, their knowledge of design and engineering, and an incredible amount of determination and hard

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Talk Oct. 9 at Bradbury Science Museum  

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Talk explores Laboratory's 50 years of Talk explores Laboratory's 50 years of space research October 3, 2013 Talk Oct. 9 at Bradbury Science Museum LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Oct. 3, 2013-Los Alamos National Laboratory launched its first satellite in 1963, which began an incredible series of space experiments. To celebrate the Laboratory's 50 years of space research and exploration, Roger Wiens, of the Laboratory's Space and Remote Sensing group and principal investigator for the ChemCam instrument used on the Curiosity Rover on Mars, and Laboratory fellow and astrophysicist Ed Fenimore, will talk about the Laboratory's many achievements at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the Bradbury Science Museum as part of the Laboratory's 70th Anniversary Lecture Series. The talk, titled "Los Alamos National Laboratory's 50 Years in Space," will highlight

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Applied Science/Techniques  

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Applied Science/Techniques Print Applied Science/Techniques Print The ALS is an excellent incubator of new scientific techniques and instrumentation. Many of the technical advances that make the ALS a world-class soft x-ray facility are developed at the ALS itself. The optical components in use at the ALS-mirrors and lenses optimized for x-ray wavelengths-require incredibly high-precision surfaces and patterns (often formed through extreme ultraviolet lithography at the ALS) and must undergo rigorous calibration and testing provided by beamlines and equipment from the ALS's Optical Metrology Lab and Berkeley Lab's Center for X-Ray Optics. New and/or continuously improved experimental techniques are also a crucial element of a thriving scientific facility. At the ALS, examples of such "technique" highlights include developments in lensless imaging, soft x-ray tomography, high-throughput protein analysis, and high-power coherent terahertz radiation.

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Nuclear Test-Experimental Science: Annual report, fiscal year 1988  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Fiscal year 1988 has been a significant, rewarding, and exciting period for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's nuclear testing program. It was significant in that the Laboratory's new director chose to focus strongly on the program's activities and to commit to a revitalized emphasis on testing and the experimental science that underlies it. It was rewarding in that revolutionary new measurement techniques were fielded on recent important and highly complicated underground nuclear tests with truly incredible results. And it was exciting in that the sophisticated and fundamental problems of weapons science that are now being addressed experimentally are yielding new challenges and understanding in ways that stimulate and reward the brightest and best of scientists. During FY88 the program was reorganized to emphasize our commitment to experimental science. The name of the program was changed to reflect this commitment, becoming the Nuclear Test-Experimental Science (NTES) Program.

Struble, G.L.; Donohue, M.L.; Bucciarelli, G.; Hymer, J.D.; Kirvel, R.D.; Middleton, C.; Prono, J.; Reid, S.; Strack, B. (eds.)

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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California | Department of Energy  

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July 15, 2011 July 15, 2011 Berkeley Lab's iconic building, the Advanced Light Source, is getting a new cool roof, righ, that will reflect sunlight back into the atmosphere, playing a small part in mitigating global warming. On left, Ernest Orlando Lawrence talks to colleagues at the construction site of the cyclotron, built in 1941. | Courtesy of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Roy Kaltschmidt, Berkeley Lab Public Affairs A Cool Roof for the Iconic Cyclotron Berkeley Lab's iconic building, the Advanced Light Source - yes, the same one that had a cameo in Ang Lee's "The Incredible Hulk" -- is getting a cool new roof. Check out the photos of the cyclotron in 1941, and now. July 11, 2011 CX-006265: Categorical Exclusion Determination Solid State Batteries for Grid-Scale Energy Storage

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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8, 2011 8, 2011 Rebuilding the American Auto Industry The Administration made strategic investments to help U.S. auto manufacturers retool to produce the hybrid, electric, and highly fuel efficient advanced vehicles of the future. With the help of these investments -- and the incredible talent and commitment of America's auto workers -- the auto industry is growing again. December 8, 2011 Agrivida's President and co-founder Mike Raab. His company is using ARPA-E funding to develop a new method for converting plant biomass into useful feedstock for the production of biofuels. | Photo courtesy of ARPA-E. How Sweet It Is: Agrivida's Next-Gen Sugar Biofuel While Energy Department researchers work to help reduce America's dependence on foreign oil and produce energy in safer, more efficient ways,

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OE News Archive | Department of Energy  

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June 13, 2011 June 13, 2011 Energy Secretary Chu Announces Five Million Smart Meters Installed Nationwide as Part of Grid Modernization Effort Recovery Act Investment Helping Consumers To Better Manage Their Energy Use and Save Energy June 1, 2011 Hurricane Response and Restoration Despite all of ISER's efforts to promote reliability and resiliency in the energy sector, domestic and global events will occur that will disrupt the sector and ISER must always be prepared to respond. In the face of both manmade and natural disasters, ISER applies cutting edge technical solutions and emergency management expertise to help overcome challenges inherent in quickly restoring an incredibly complex U.S. February 15, 2011 Department of Energy Finalizes Loan Guarantee for New Transmission Project

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Are You Keeping Warm This Winter? | Department of Energy  

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

Are You Keeping Warm This Winter? Are You Keeping Warm This Winter? Are You Keeping Warm This Winter? January 23, 2013 - 4:33pm Addthis An efficient heater can save money and energy while keeping you warmer. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL 20288. An efficient heater can save money and energy while keeping you warmer. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL 20288. Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory How can I participate? Get an energy audit and learn about your heating options to warm your home while saving money. Last week, I turned on the weather forecast to find that the entire central United States was hovering somewhere between 5 and 20 degrees. Talk about frigid! I've lived all over the country, and I know how incredibly miserable it is to do anything when the high barely ekes above 0 degrees

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Protected Planet | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Protected Planet Protected Planet Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Protected Planet Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), International Union for Conservation of Nature Sector: Energy, Land Topics: Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity Resource Type: Dataset, Maps, Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: protectedplanet.net/about Cost: Free Protected Planet Screenshot References: Protected Planet[1] "Be inspired by the most beautiful places on the planet. Explore the worlds national parks, wilderness areas and world heritage sites. Help us find and improve information on every protected area in the world. Protectedplanet.net lets you discover these incredible places through elegant mapping and intuitive searching. Protectedplanet.net wants you to

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Picasolar | Department of Energy  

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Picasolar Picasolar National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition 2013 16 likes Picasolar University of Arkansas Picasolar, Inc. has developed a patent-pending technology known as the Hydrogen Selective Emitter (HSE) that increases the efficiency of silicon solar cells by up to 15 percent while reducing manufacturing costs. Our technology is a process that preferentially alters the top layer conductivity of a silicon solar cell so as to reduce the total required amount of silver by up to 22 percent while simultaneously boosting efficiencies as high as 15 percent. The HSE is an easy to implement technology; a one-step process that can utilize tap water offering an incredible cost-savings for solar manufacturers. Picasolar is unlocking the energy potential of today's silicon solar cells to further reduce the

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Page not found | Department of Energy  

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21 - 23430 of 28,560 results. 21 - 23430 of 28,560 results. Download EIS-0265-SA-94: Supplement Analysis Watershed Management Program - Yakima Basin Side Channels Project, Browitt Property Acquisition http://energy.gov/nepa/downloads/eis-0265-sa-94-supplement-analysis Download EIS-0246-SA28: Supplement Analysis Wildlife Mitigation Program, Yakima County, Washington http://energy.gov/nepa/downloads/eis-0246-sa28-supplement-analysis Article A Cool Roof for the Iconic Cyclotron Berkeley Lab's iconic building, the Advanced Light Source - yes, the same one that had a cameo in Ang Lee's "The Incredible Hulk" -- is getting a cool new roof. Check out the photos of the cyclotron in 1941, and now. http://energy.gov/articles/cool-roof-iconic-cyclotron Download PARS II Digital Signatures

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An Atypical Friday at Merrill Technologies in Saginaw, Michigan |  

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An Atypical Friday at Merrill Technologies in Saginaw, Michigan An Atypical Friday at Merrill Technologies in Saginaw, Michigan An Atypical Friday at Merrill Technologies in Saginaw, Michigan November 1, 2010 - 2:28pm Addthis Large-scale wind turbine at Merrill Technologies Large-scale wind turbine at Merrill Technologies Kerry Duggan I had a very interesting Friday morning: I crawled to the top of a wind turbine with Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm. The turbine-crawl happened just after Bob Yackel, the CEO of Merrill Technologies, unveiled the first large-scale wind turbine manufactured in Michigan. At the unveiling ceremony, I heard the incredible story of Merrill Technologies, a family business in Michigan that makes components for wind turbines and is thriving in the clean energy manufacturing sector. Merrill Technologies,

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Energetic Science and Piranha-Proof Armor  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Energetic Energetic Science and Piranha-Proof Armor News Featured Articles 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 Science Headlines Presentations & Testimony News Archives Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 12.12.13 Energetic Science and Piranha-Proof Armor Unique structure of incredible, adaptable armor revealed through Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source. Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page Click to enlarge photo. Enlarge Photo Arapaima gigas is an air-breathing fresh water fish in the Amazon Basin that swims with impunity through piranha-infested waters. Photo courtesy of Jeff Kubina, National Geographic Arapaima gigas is an air-breathing fresh water fish in the Amazon Basin

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White Deer  

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White Deer White Deer Name: sally Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: i live in Willits, Ca. where there is what we call "Ridgewood Ranch" Many years ago the owner became friends with Mr. Hearst who gave him a gift of some white deer. we had thought they had originated in Asia somewhere but some say Europe. They have webbed antlers similiar to some elk and they have a larger snout than a brown deer. There fawns are incredibly beautiful as they are born brown with white spots. They seem to stay in large groups and are quite timid. My question is, "Do you know if these deer shed their antlers like the others?" We know they are not albino deer. Their eyes seem to be brown and their hair is a little longer than the brown deer. Thank you.

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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8, 2011 8, 2011 Rebuilding the American Auto Industry The Administration made strategic investments to help U.S. auto manufacturers retool to produce the hybrid, electric, and highly fuel efficient advanced vehicles of the future. With the help of these investments -- and the incredible talent and commitment of America's auto workers -- the auto industry is growing again. December 8, 2011 Agrivida's President and co-founder Mike Raab. His company is using ARPA-E funding to develop a new method for converting plant biomass into useful feedstock for the production of biofuels. | Photo courtesy of ARPA-E. How Sweet It Is: Agrivida's Next-Gen Sugar Biofuel While Energy Department researchers work to help reduce America's dependence on foreign oil and produce energy in safer, more efficient ways,

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1-27-10_Final_Testimony_(Majumdar).pdf  

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Statement of Statement of Arun Majumdar Director Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) U.S. Department of Energy Before the Committee on Science and Technology U.S. House of Representatives January 27, 2010 2 Chairman Gordon, Ranking Member Hall, and members of this committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today on the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). As the first Director of ARPA-E, I am also grateful for the opportunity to create an organization within the DOE with a mandate to identify and support the innovative and pioneering ideas and people that will be game-changing for our domestic and global energy landscape. It has been incredibly exciting for me and my team. Prior to my current job, I was a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering for 13

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Page not found | Department of Energy  

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91 - 20600 of 26,764 results. 91 - 20600 of 26,764 results. Article Dear 30% of Gamers: Here's an Easy Way to Save Some Money A couple of years ago, I wrote an incredibly nerdy post about videogame consoles and energy. (I'm still stupidly proud of that lame Castlevania reference in the first line. Seriously.) http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/dear-30-gamers-heres-easy-way-save-some-money Article Your Computer Would Like a Little Sleep, Too One woman considers energy efficient choices in purchasing a new computer, including hardware and active power management software. http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/your-computer-would-little-sleep-too Article Solar Decathlon: Appalachian State Wins People's Choice Award Appalachian State University won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar

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Self-Assembling Efficient Organic Electronics  

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Self-Assembling Efficient Organic Electronics Self-Assembling Efficient Organic Electronics Speaker(s): Rachel Segalman Date: April 26, 2005 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Venkat Srinivasan In the last decade, the use of self-assembling block copolymers to nanopattern substrates and template synthesis has made incredible gains as a primary step towards the fabrication of nanodevices. Many studies have demonstrated a sophisticated level of control over the self-assembling, coil-type polymer systems to produce long range order. The knowledge now exists to begin to pattern polymers with a much higher degree of complexity and inherent functionality. It is apparent, for instance, that the mesostructure of conductive polymers impacts their luminescence and photovoltaic efficiency. For instance, block copolymers made from

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Energetic Science and Piranha-Proof Armor | Department of Energy  

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Energetic Science and Piranha-Proof Armor Energetic Science and Piranha-Proof Armor Energetic Science and Piranha-Proof Armor December 16, 2013 - 4:51pm Addthis Arapaima gigas is an air-breathing fresh water fish in the Amazon Basin that swims with impunity through piranha-infested waters. | Photo courtesy of Jeff Kubina, National Geographic. Arapaima gigas is an air-breathing fresh water fish in the Amazon Basin that swims with impunity through piranha-infested waters. | Photo courtesy of Jeff Kubina, National Geographic. Charles Rousseaux Charles Rousseaux Senior Writer, Office of Science How does it work? Arapaima is one of the world's largest freshwater fish, growing up to nine feet long and weighing more than 400 pounds. Arapaima can shrug off such predators thanks to its incredible, adaptable armor. Understanding the unique structure of this armor may help

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Latest Tools for Viewing and Quality Checking ARM Data Latest Tools for Viewing and Quality Checking ARM Data S. Moore and G. Hughes Missing Research Corporation Santa Barbara, California Introduction The DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program has acquired an incredibly large quantity of data over its period of operation, all of which must be reviewed in some manner in order to ensure that the data is of "known and reasonable" quality (ARM Science Plan). To accomplish this, Mission Research Corporation (MRC) coordinates with the ARM Data Quality Office to develop software tools that quality-check data products in a timely and continuous fashion. These tools work with the Data Quality Health and Status (DQ HandS) Explorer (Peppler et al. 2004) by analyzing ARM data streams, providing assessments of data quality in the form of color-coded tables, and generating

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Applied Science/Techniques  

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Applied Science/Techniques Applied Science/Techniques Applied Science/Techniques Print The ALS is an excellent incubator of new scientific techniques and instrumentation. Many of the technical advances that make the ALS a world-class soft x-ray facility are developed at the ALS itself. The optical components in use at the ALS-mirrors and lenses optimized for x-ray wavelengths-require incredibly high-precision surfaces and patterns (often formed through extreme ultraviolet lithography at the ALS) and must undergo rigorous calibration and testing provided by beamlines and equipment from the ALS's Optical Metrology Lab and Berkeley Lab's Center for X-Ray Optics. New and/or continuously improved experimental techniques are also a crucial element of a thriving scientific facility. At the ALS, examples of such "technique" highlights include developments in lensless imaging, soft x-ray tomography, high-throughput protein analysis, and high-power coherent terahertz radiation.

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Are You Keeping Warm This Winter? | Department of Energy  

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

Are You Keeping Warm This Winter? Are You Keeping Warm This Winter? Are You Keeping Warm This Winter? January 23, 2013 - 4:33pm Addthis An efficient heater can save money and energy while keeping you warmer. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL 20288. An efficient heater can save money and energy while keeping you warmer. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL 20288. Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory How can I participate? Get an energy audit and learn about your heating options to warm your home while saving money. Last week, I turned on the weather forecast to find that the entire central United States was hovering somewhere between 5 and 20 degrees. Talk about frigid! I've lived all over the country, and I know how incredibly miserable it is to do anything when the high barely ekes above 0 degrees

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Dear 30% of Gamers: Here's an Easy Way to Save Some Money | Department of  

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Dear 30% of Gamers: Here's an Easy Way to Save Some Money Dear 30% of Gamers: Here's an Easy Way to Save Some Money Dear 30% of Gamers: Here's an Easy Way to Save Some Money May 14, 2012 - 5:21pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory A couple of years ago, I wrote an incredibly nerdy post about videogame consoles and energy. (I'm still stupidly proud of that lame Castlevania reference in the first line. Seriously.) Why, you might ask, am I bringing up my nerdiness again? Well, it's because I ran into this article on Ars Technica on energy and videogame consoles that cites a Carnegie Mellon study with surprising results: America used nearly 16 terawatt-hours of energy on videogames in 2010, and a good chunk of it was wasted. In fact, the study assumed that 30% of all gamers left their consoles on

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Response and Restoration | Department of Energy  

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Restoration Restoration Response and Restoration Despite all of ISER's efforts to promote reliability and resiliency in the energy sector, domestic and global events will occur that will disrupt the sector and ISER must always be prepared to respond. In the face of both manmade and natural disasters, ISER applies cutting edge technical solutions and emergency management expertise to help overcome challenges inherent in quickly restoring an incredibly complex U.S. energy system. ISER plans, trains, and coordinates year round with all relevant stakeholders so that it can meet our nation's energy needs by deploying energy emergency responders to coordinate and facilitate system restoration activities with local, state, territorial, Federal, public and private sector stakeholders, in some cases, coordinating the utilization of certain

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Renewable Natural Gas  

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Natural Gas Natural Gas JOHN DAVIS: The use of clean, domestic natural gas as highway fuel in place of imported oil is growing in popularity with fleets and trucking companies. While natural gas from underground deposits is arguably a limited resource, there is a renewable, eco-friendly resource that we have right here in the U.S.A. And we're here now to give you the straight poop! Every family, farm animal and food processing plant in America produces organic waste that creates a mix of methane, CO2 and other elements called bio gas when it decomposes. Rotten vegetables, moldy bread, last night's leftovers --- they all break down when our garbage gets to the land fill. Incredibly, for

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Universe Adventure Web Standards  

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Universe Universe Adventure Web Standards for the Smart Physics Student Author: Patrick Lii - plii@ugastro.berkeley.edu Date: August 3, 2007 ABSTRACT You may be wondering: why are the Universe Adventure web standards so impor- tant? And why do I have to read this stupid document about them? The old versions of our site were plagued with messy (and faulty) coding: the pages were littered with broken links, missing images, broken flash files, and all sorts of other problems which made the site highly inaccessible. When we tried to fix these errors, we found that the coding was so incredibly messy that a simple edit like changing some of the words in a paragraph or adding an image took hours rather than minutes. In fact, the coding was so horrific that we simply constructed an entirely new site rather than making the laborious attempt to fix the old one. In order to make sure that future students working

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Reply to comment | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and  

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Reply to comment Reply to comment Slide03 Submitted by gibsone on Thu, 2013-09-12 12:59 quicktabs-title FY2006-aaas Slide03 Often the knowledge scientists need resides in distant communities Nor do we depend just on the work of giants. We also depend on our colleagues down the hall, or at another lab, as well as a myriad of other researchers we do not know. According to the National Science Foundation, there are over 2.5 million research workers worldwide, with more than 1.2 million in the U.S. alone.1 If we look at all the articles, reports, emails and conversations that pass between them, we could count billions of knowledge transactions every year. This incredible diffusion of knowledge is the very fabric of science. Given that the diffusion of knowledge is central to science, it behooves us

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Slide03 | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Slide03 Slide03 Slide03 Often the knowledge scientists need resides in distant communities Nor do we depend just on the work of giants. We also depend on our colleagues down the hall, or at another lab, as well as a myriad of other researchers we do not know. According to the National Science Foundation, there are over 2.5 million research workers worldwide, with more than 1.2 million in the U.S. alone.1 If we look at all the articles, reports, emails and conversations that pass between them, we could count billions of knowledge transactions every year. This incredible diffusion of knowledge is the very fabric of science. Given that the diffusion of knowledge is central to science, it behooves us to see if we can accelerate it. We note that diffusion takes time.

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Reply to comment | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Reply to comment Reply to comment Slide21 Submitted by gibsone on Thu, 2013-08-22 08:11 FY2008-nfais Slide21 Future Work - Mobile 30% search failure rate tolerable for desktop, not necessarily true for mobile device searches. Ipsos Insight's 2005 "The Face of the Web" study shows significant increases in: ownership of mobile phones, mobile surfing by mainstream users, and adoption of wireless mobile technology by adults aged 35 and older. Digital natives two thumb typing at incredible speeds (est. 1.5 digital natives in Japan can type at equivalent desktop speeds of 100 words / min). Add new comment Original Thumbnail Mobile_320x340 Icon_64x64 Reply (If you're a human, don't change the following field) Enter your name: 2ea94a096c2e Your first name. Please enable Javascript to use this form.

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2013 National Council of La Raza Leadership Development Workshops |  

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

2013 National Council of La Raza Leadership Development Workshops 2013 National Council of La Raza Leadership Development Workshops 2013 National Council of La Raza Leadership Development Workshops July 20, 2013 4:00PM EDT to July 23, 2013 6:00PM EDT Morial Convention Center for four incredible days in New Orleans, Louisiana The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) is hosting a series of leadership development workshops geared towards Federal employees on July 23, 2013, in New Orleans, LA. These workshops are a part of the 2013 NCLR Annual Conference from July 20-23, 2013. The workshop topics on July 23rd will include an overview of the Senior Executive Service (SES) and instruction on how to prepare and apply for a SES position. The five (5) hours dedicated to the leadership development workshops on July 23rd qualify as training in compliance with 5 U.S.C. chapter 41 and

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: SunPosition online  

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SunPosition online SunPosition online Sunposition online image Easy to use, fast and highly accurate professional sun positioning application with professionally presented printouts for members location results. SunPosition online uses an advanced mathematical algorithm to run calculations which are incredibly accurate, probably the most accurate available, meaning you can be sure to know exactly where to expect the sun, wherever and whenever you need to. Calculations can be made using either true or magnetic north, the application even calculates the magnetic declination for the selected location or location longitude and latitude co-ordinates if manually entered. Ideally suited to be used with Suunto high precision instruments. Screen Shots Keywords sun position, solar angle design, solar azimuth, solar altitude, sun path

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Electronics Industry: Markets & Issues  

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Electronics Industry: Markets & Issues Electronics Industry: Markets & Issues Speaker(s): William M. Smith Date: March 17, 1998 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3148 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Richard Sextro Electronics represents a unique opportunity to get in on the beginning of an incredible growth spurt, for an already huge industry; $400 billion/year in the U.S. now, moving up by 10%-20% per year in several sectors. This is quite unlike many other U.S. industrial sectors, which often involve mature businesses requiring assistance to stay afloat. The potential for forming business partnerships with electronics firms to deal with issues in energy efficiency, water availability/quality, air quality, productivity/yield, HVAC, power quality, wastewater, air emissions, etc., is staggering. The industrys oligopic nature provides serious opportunities

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Argonne CNM Newsletter: June 2013  

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nanoMATTERS: June 2013 Director's Note User Matters: call for proposals, meeting news, UEC updates, NUFO, and more User Science Highlights: nanoparticle resonators, polarization X-ray imaging, nanoparticle catalyst tuning Facility Highlight: Renishaw inVia Raman Microscope Staff News: Wiederrecht, Rozhkova, Wood, Roelofs, Rose 1. director's NOTE Amanda Petford-Long As I write to you in early June, the CNM is in the process of preparing for our triennial DOE Basic Energy Sciences (BES) review this August. I am impressed by the incredibly high standard of user projects taking place at the CNM, and I am grateful to all of you who contribute highlights that we can include. At the onsite review, we will host a poster session featuring both user and staff research, and I hope that you will consider making yourselves available to support CNM in this important activity if called upon.

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National Labs | Department of Energy  

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National Labs National Labs Special Feature: National Security & Public Safety at the National Labs This month on energy.gov, learn how the National Labs are advancing the national security and public safety interests of the United States. Read more Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Los Alamos National Laboratory From national security science to supercomputing, Los Alamos National Lab is leading the way in protecting the American public, countering global threats and solving emerging energy challenges. Read more Energetic Science and Piranha-Proof Armor Learn how Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source is revealing the unique structure of incredible, adaptable fish armor. Read more Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory From nuclear security to supercomputing, Lawrence Livermore National Lab is

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National Labs | Department of Energy  

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

National Labs National Labs Special Feature: National Security & Public Safety at the National Labs This month on energy.gov, learn how the National Labs are advancing the national security and public safety interests of the United States. Read more Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Los Alamos National Laboratory From national security science to supercomputing, Los Alamos National Lab is leading the way in protecting the American public, countering global threats and solving emerging energy challenges. Read more Energetic Science and Piranha-Proof Armor Learn how Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source is revealing the unique structure of incredible, adaptable fish armor. Read more Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory From nuclear security to supercomputing, Lawrence Livermore National Lab is

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TIME Magazine Profiles Transformative Work by DOE and the Recovery Act |  

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TIME Magazine Profiles Transformative Work by DOE and the Recovery TIME Magazine Profiles Transformative Work by DOE and the Recovery Act TIME Magazine Profiles Transformative Work by DOE and the Recovery Act August 28, 2010 - 1:52pm Addthis Dan Leistikow Dan Leistikow Former Director, Office of Public Affairs In case you missed it, TIME magazine published a feature story last week about the incredible, transformative work being done by the Department of Energy through the Recovery Act. From electric vehicles to the Smart Grid to the search for game changing scientific breakthroughs, the story focuses on how the investments we are making are helping put Americans to work and lay the foundation for the clean energy economy of the future. Take a look: http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2013683,00.html Dan Leistikow is the Director of Public Affairs for the Department of

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Department of Energy Announces $64 Million in Hydrogen Research &  

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$64 Million in Hydrogen Research & $64 Million in Hydrogen Research & Development Projects Department of Energy Announces $64 Million in Hydrogen Research & Development Projects May 25, 2005 - 12:55pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today announced the selection of over $64 million in research and development projects aimed at making hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and refueling stations available, practical and affordable for American consumers by 2020. "Since President Bush first laid out his vision for a hydrogen economy, we've witnessed incredible innovation and tremendous advancement," Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman said. "We hope that through our ingenuity, investment and effort, hydrogen vehicles will someday be as commonplace as the cars we drive today."

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Filtering log data: finding the needles in the haystack  

SciTech Connect

Log data is an incredible asset for troubleshooting in large-scale systems. Nevertheless, due to the ever-growing system scale, the volume of such data becomes overwhelming, bringing enormous burdens on both data storage and data analysis. To address this problem, we present a 2-dimensional online filtering mechanism to remove redundant and noisy data via feature selection and instance selection. The objective of this work is two-fold: (i) to significantly reduce data volume without losing important information, and (ii) to effectively promote data analysis. We evaluate this new filtering mechanism by means of real environmental data from the production supercomputers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratory. Our preliminary results demonstrate that our method can reduce more than 85% disk space, thereby significantly reducing analysis time. Moreover, it also facilitates better failure prediction and diagnosis by more than 20%, as compared to the conventional predictive approach relying on RAS (Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability) events alone.

Yu, Li [Illinois Institute of Technology; Zheng, Ziming [Illinois Institute of Technology; Lan, Zhiling [Illinois Institute of Technology; Jones, Terry R [ORNL; Brandt, Jim [Sandia National Laboratories (SNL); Gentile, Ann [Sandia National Laboratories (SNL)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Magnet Lattice Design for the Transmission of Power Using Particle Beams  

SciTech Connect

As the amount of electricity generated by renewable energy sources continues to increase, the current method of power transmission will not serve as an adequate method for transmitting power over very long distances. A new method for transmitting power is proposed using particle beams in a storage ring. Particle beams offer an incredibly energy efficient alternative to transmission lines in transmitting power over very long distances. A thorough investigation of the magnet lattice design for this storage ring is presented. The design demonstrates the ability to design a ring with stable orbits over a 381.733 km circumference. Double bend achromats and FODO cells are implemented to achieve appropriate {beta} functions and dispersion functions for 9-11 GeV electron beams.

Marley, Daniel; /North Carolina State U. /SLAC

2012-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Overview of Proposed Geothermal Development in Hawaii  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

During the four hours of the public meeting held by the State Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) in Maui in November 1989, not one of the 200 persons present spoke in favor of geothermal development on the Big Island to supply power to Oahu. However, we were all sure after the meeting that the State would proceed on its course to develop the project in spite of any public concerns. This situation we find incredible considering there are many unanswered questions on a subject of paramount importance to the economic and environmental well being of all of us. Our concerns are well expressed in the editorial of The Maui News, December 10, 1989 . We wish to set the record straight with some facts from an economic, financial and utility planning viewpoint, recognizing also the potentially serious social, health and other environmental impacts.

None

1990-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Fluid dynamics, particulate segregation, chemical processes, and natural ore analog discussions that relate to the potential for criticality in Hanford tanks  

SciTech Connect

This report presents an in-depth review of the potential for nuclear criticality to occur in Hanford defense waste tanks during past, current and future safe storage and maintenance operations. The report also briefly discusses the potential impacts of proposed retrieval activities, although retrieval was not a main focus of scope. After thorough review of fluid dynamic aspects that focus on particle segregation, chemical aspects that focus on solubility and adsorption processes that might concentrate plutonium and/or separate plutonium from the neutron absorbers in the tank waste, and ore-body formation and mining operations, the interdisciplinary team has come to the conclusion that there is negligible risk of nuclear critically under existing storage conditions in Hanford site underground waste storage tanks. Further, for the accident scenarios considered an accidental criticality is incredible.

Barney, G.S.

1996-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

282

Importance Nested Sampling and the MultiNest Algorithm  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Bayesian inference involves two main computational challenges. First, in estimating the parameters of some model for the data, the posterior distribution may well be highly multi-modal: a regime in which the convergence to stationarity of traditional Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) techniques becomes incredibly slow. Second, in selecting between a set of competing models the necessary estimation of the Bayesian evidence for each is, by definition, a (possibly high-dimensional) integration over the entire parameter space; again this can be a daunting computational task, although new Monte Carlo (MC) integration algorithms offer solutions of ever increasing efficiency. Nested sampling (NS) is one such contemporary MC strategy targeted at calculation of the Bayesian evidence, but which also enables posterior inference as a by-product, thereby allowing simultaneous parameter estimation and model selection. The widely-used MultiNest algorithm presents a particularly efficient implementation of the NS technique for...

Feroz, F; Cameron, E; Pettitt, A N

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Pemmican  

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Pemmican Pemmican Nature Bulletin No. 257-A February 18, 1967 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Richard B. Ogilvie, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation PEMMICAN Somewhere, there should be a monument to Pemmican. This remarkable energy-giving food, borrowed from the Indians, was in great measure responsible for the first crossing of the North American continent, the exploration of the far northwest, and the first successful attempts to reach the North Pole and the South Pole. To the lack of it can be attributed the failure of Scott' s first Antarctic expedition; the almost incredible hardships endured by explorers seeking routes across the Rockies to the Pacific, such as the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1804-06; and the death of hundreds in the gold rush to the Klondike.

284

Microsoft Word - Chu_plenary.docx  

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

Energy Secretary Steven Chu Steven: Thank you, Richard, and congratulations to Duke, although I have to confess I was rooting for the underdog. Anyway, it's a great pleasure to be here today to talk about something I care deeply about. And the message, the take-home message, is the United States has an incredible opportunity before it. We will need a new industrial revolution, that is to say, a revolution that gives us the energy we like, the energy that creates prosperity but in a different way, and in order to do this, if we do this, and if we take to lead in this, it will ensure American competitors not only in the coming few years but in the coming decades. We also want to decrease our dependency on foreign oil and mitigate a climate change.

285

Why Sequence Two Micromonosporas?  

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Two Micromonosporas? Two Micromonosporas? DOE-JGi will sequence the genomes of two members of the Micromonosporaceae: Micromonospora strain L5, which was originally isolated from roots of Casuarina equisetifolia, an actinorhizal plant that is nodulated by Frankia, and recently shown to fix atmospheric nitrogen into ammonia; and the ATCC strain M. aurantiaca 27029, which, based on 16S RNA DNA phylogeny, is closely related to strain L5. Species of Micromonospora are important for biocontrol and bioremediation. They have incredible metabolic versatility, among which nitrogen fixation has been added to the traits exhibited by these microbes. Micromonospora strain L5. Micrograph courtesy Ann M. Hirsch. Micromonospora species exhibit both saphrophytic (living off dead tissues) and potentially symbiotic lifestyles, and they are ubiquitous in the

286

LANL | Physics | Proton Radiography  

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Pioneering proton radiography Pioneering proton radiography Invented at Los Alamos National Laboratory, proton radiography employs a high-energy proton beam to image the properties and behavior of materials driven by high explosives. The penetrating power of high-energy protons, like that of x-rays, makes them an excellent probe of a wide range of materials under extreme pressures, strains, and strain rates. The charge of the particles both affects scattering in interesting ways but allows them to be imaged with magnetic optics that gives them unique advantages for penetrating radiography. The incredible efficacy and versatility of proton radiography also stems from the ability to produce multiple proton pulses in an accelerator coupled with multiple optical viewing systems that can result

287

NETL: Advanced Research - Computation Energy Sciences  

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Computational Energy Sciences Computational Energy Sciences Advanced Research Computational Energy Sciences Virtual Plant Simulating the complex processes occurring inside a coal gasifier, or across an entire chemical or power plant, is an incredible tool made possible by today's supercomputers and advanced simulation software. The Computational Energy Sciences (CES) Focus Area provides such tools to the Fossil Energy program at NETL. The goal is to help scientists and engineers to better understand the fundamental steps in a complex process so they can optimize the design of the equipment needed to run it. Not only is this less costly than performing a long series of experiments under varying conditions to try to isolate important variables, but it also provides more information than such experiments can provide. Of course, the data is

288

The Story of a Cutting-Edge Solar Startup | Department of Energy  

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

The Story of a Cutting-Edge Solar Startup The Story of a Cutting-Edge Solar Startup The Story of a Cutting-Edge Solar Startup June 20, 2012 - 9:40am Addthis Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What does this project do? Watch the video to learn how Alta Devices manufacturers high performance solar cells at a low cost. Alta Devices is rethinking how high performance solar cells are made. The Silicon Valley startup has taken gallium arsenide -- an expensive semiconductor material that is incredibly efficient at turning sunlight into electricity -- and developed a commercially viable processes for manufacturing it into solar modules. In 2009, Alta Devices was selected to participate in the Energy Department's SunShot Incubator program. Now in its sixth iteration,

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INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need to Know About Supercomputers | Department  

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

INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need to Know About Supercomputers INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need to Know About Supercomputers INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need to Know About Supercomputers September 26, 2013 - 5:10pm Addthis Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs This month on energy.gov, we've been highlighting the incredible work being done with supercomputers at the Department's National Labs. Supercomputers are changing the way scientists study the origins of our universe, design new drugs for public health and forecast global weather patterns. The Energy Department's National Labs have some of the most significant high performance computing resources available, including 32 of the 500 fastest

290

The Infrared Sky  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The infrared sky from space is the sum of a cosmic signal from galaxies, quasars, and perhaps more exotic sources; and foregrounds from the Milky Way and from the Solar System. At a distance of 1 AU from the Sun, the foreground from interplanetary dust is very bright between 5 and 100 microns, but ``very bright'' is still several million times fainter than the background produced by ground-based telescopes. In the near infrared 1-2.2 micron range the space infrared sky is a thousand times fainter than the OH nightglow from the Earth's atmosphere. As a result of these advantages, wide-field imaging from space in the infrared can be an incredibly sensitive method to study the Universe.

E. L. Wright

2004-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

291

A DOE-STD-3009 hazard and accident analysis methodology for non-reactor nuclear facilities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper demonstrates the use of appropriate consequence evaluation criteria in conjunction with generic likelihood of occurrence data to produce consistent hazard analysis results for nonreactor nuclear facility Safety Analysis Reports (SAR). An additional objective is to demonstrate the use of generic likelihood of occurrence data as a means for deriving defendable accident sequence frequencies, thereby enabling the screening of potentially incredible events (<10{sup {minus}6} per year) from the design basis accident envelope. Generic likelihood of occurrence data has been used successfully in performing SAR hazard and accident analyses for two nonreactor nuclear facilities at Sandia National Laboratories. DOE-STD-3009-94 addresses and even encourages use of a qualitative binning technique for deriving and ranking nonreactor nuclear facility risks. However, qualitative techniques invariably lead to reviewer requests for more details associated with consequence or likelihood of occurrence bin assignments in the test of the SAR. Hazard analysis data displayed in simple worksheet format generally elicits questions about not only the assumptions behind the data, but also the quantitative bases for the assumptions themselves (engineering judgment may not be considered sufficient by some reviewers). This is especially true where the criteria for qualitative binning of likelihood of occurrence involves numerical ranges. Oftentimes reviewers want to see calculations or at least a discussion of event frequencies or failure probabilities to support likelihood of occurrence bin assignments. This may become a significant point of contention for events that have been binned as incredible. This paper will show how the use of readily available generic data can avoid many of the reviewer questions that will inevitably arise from strictly qualitative analyses, while not significantly increasing the overall burden on the analyst.

MAHN,JEFFREY A.; WALKER,SHARON ANN

2000-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

292

More Than Meets the Eye  

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More Than Meets the Eye Jefferson Lab invites you on a journey into the realm of the unseen. Join us as we explain how scientists use our facility to learn more about the world's smallest particle _ the quark. Narrative poem and storyboard by: John Anderson II Illustrations and design by: John Thomas Answers to word find on last page. QUARKS: More Than Meets the Eye The sun, the moon, the galaxy and every single star, consist of tiny particles that make up who we are. These particles are everywhere, in everything around.

293

Microsoft PowerPoint - 16.1330_Rimando 110316 rev3 [Compatibility Mode]  

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

Portfolio Management Framework: Portfolio Management Framework: Improving Project Management Improving Project Management Rodrigo (Rod) V Rimando Jr Rodrigo (Rod) V. Rimando, Jr. Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Office of Project Management Office of Project Management Environmental Management * Update on restructuring EM's portfolio of Recovery Act work y - Effects and results of change - Recovery Act portfolio performance Recovery Act portfolio performance * EM's Journey to Excellence Translating Recovery Act change to - Translating Recovery Act change to continuous improvement in project management Topics management Topics * Project Baseline Summary (PBS) "Projects" - DOE O 413.3A applied - All-inclusive scope → "kitchen sink" - Prolonged durations → spanned decades Hi h TPC lif l t $ billi

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DOE Office of Environmental Management  

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

Environmental Management Environmental Management Project and Contract Management Improvement Timeline Improving DOE contract and project management is a top priority of the Department's senior management and entire organization. The DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) has put in place a "Roadmap" for Journey to Excellence that sets specific performance expectations for continuous improvements in contract and project management. Following are some highlights of EM's improvement actions over the past five years. In 2006, the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) began a study of EM, which included acquisition and project management among its key focus areas. The resultant report from the study,

295

Microsoft PowerPoint - EM1_EMAB-presentation_Final (without notes) [Compatibility Mode]  

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

1 Program Update Program Update Dr. Inés Triay Dr. Inés Triay Assistant Secretary Assistant Secretary Environmental Management Environmental Management Environmental Management Advisory Board Environmental Management Advisory Board Public Meeting Public Meeting March 31, 2010 March 31, 2010 Our Vision: "EM completes quality work safely, on schedule and within cost, and delivers demonstrated value to the American taxpayer." Journey to Excellence Assistant Secretary Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Chief Technical Officer Chief Business Officer 2 * Safe, secure, and compliant * Tank waste * Spent nuclear fuel storage * Special nuclear material EM Mission and Priorities EM Mission and Priorities "Complete the safe cleanup of the environmental legacy brought about from

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Our World Argonne's  

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At Argonne National Laboratory, we passionately pursue At Argonne National Laboratory, we passionately pursue energy-efficient technologies and renewable energy innovations that contribute to a better, cleaner future for all. Energy to Renew Our World Argonne's Research in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy As we begin our journey into the 21st century, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory continues to make significant contributions to the nation's health and well being by delivering achievements in energy technology development and deployment. We are working toward technological

297

Science & Technology Review December 2007  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This month's issue has the following articles: (1) Homeland Security Begins Abroad--Commentary by John C. Doesburg; (2) Out of Harm's Way--New physical protection and accountability systems, together with a focus on security, safeguard nuclear materials in the Russian Federation; (3) A Calculated Journey to the Center of the Earth--Determining the permeability of partially melted metals in a mineral matrix unlocks secrets about the formation of Earth's core; (4) Wireless That Works--Communication technologies using ultrawideband radar are improving national security; and (5) Power to the People--Edward Teller envisioned safe and plentiful nuclear power for peaceful applications.

Chinn, D J

2007-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Sub-10-nanometre metallic gaps for use in molecular electronics  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and any remaining polymer is removed by oxygen plasma RIE, in the same manner as a seal is left in wax after a stamp is pressed into it. Gold is then deposited and after liftoff, and remains only where the mould imprinted. The nanowire is then connected... or if the molecule or nanocrystal had not made secure contact to the metal electrodes and part of the electrons journey is tunnelling through the air, we may employ the Simmons tunnelling model for similar electrodes separated by a thin insulating film (23). We...

Curtis, Kellye Suzanne

2012-07-03T23:59:59.000Z

299

Embedding Metadata and Other Semantics In Word-Processing Documents  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in autotext (pre-loaded text modules that can be inserted in a document), applied by customized buttons or menus. Generally speaking tables are useful for microformats that do not have to be inline with other text. Microformats The techniques for embedding... ProfileA Journey about Metadata. D-Lib Magazine, 14(3/4), 1082-9873. Retrieved , from http://www.dlib.org/dlib/march08/pearce/03pearce.html [webpage] Sefton, P., (2006). The Integrated Content Environment for Research and Scholarship. ICE Website...

Sefton, Peter; Barnes, Ian; Ward, Ron; Downing, Jim

2008-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

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The Importance of Domain Size and Purity in High-Efficiency Organic Solar  

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The Importance of Domain Size The Importance of Domain Size and Purity in High-Efficiency Organic Solar Cells The Importance of Domain Size and Purity in High-Efficiency Organic Solar Cells Print Wednesday, 27 March 2013 00:00 The efficiency of polymer/organic photovoltaic cells hinges on excitons-electron/hole pairs energized by sunlight-getting to the interfaces of donor and acceptor domains quickly, before recombining. At the interfaces, they become free charges that must then reach device electrodes. With the discovery of mixed domains of donor and acceptor molecules, many have pictured the excitons' journey as easy (interfaces are everywhere) but the charges' journey as precarious (interfaces are everywhere). Instead, using a combination of x-ray scattering and microscopy techniques, researchers have found that excitons may actually not fare so well in mixed domains but need access to pure aggregates to efficiently convert into charges. The smaller the aggregates, the better, allowing increased interfacial area and dramatic increases in device performance.

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Building on the shoulders of giants. Annual report, July 1, 1994--June 30, 1995  

SciTech Connect

The engineering giants of the late 19th and early 20th centuries set humanity on a journey from which there is no turning back. This year, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the American Society of Heating, refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE`s) founding and a century of advancing heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and refrigerating (HVAC&R) technology. We stood on the shoulders of these engineering giants, and we viewed the Society`s achievements in a perfect perspective. My theme for this year - Building on the Shoulders of Giants - recognizes their work and describes our journey forward into ASHRAE`s second century. Through our Centennial Celebration, we involved members at all levels of the Society, from our oldest members to students, from the Executive Committee to the Board of Directors to the regions and to the local chapters and individual members. We also involved our associate societies and other related organizations. This publication describes the activities of ASHRAE for 1995.

NONE

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

NETL: News Release - Successful Sequestration Project Could Mean More Oil  

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November 15, 2005 November 15, 2005 Successful Sequestration Project Could Mean More Oil and Less Carbon Dioxide Emissions Weyburn Project Breaks New Ground in Enhanced Oil Recovery Efforts WASHINGTON, DC - Secretary Samuel Bodman today announced that the Department of Energy (DOE)-funded "Weyburn Project" successfully sequestered five million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the Weyburn Oilfield in Saskatchewan, Canada, while doubling the field's oil recovery rate. If the methodology used in the Weyburn Project was successfully applied on a worldwide scale, one-third to one-half of CO2 emissions could be eliminated in the next 100 years and billions of barrels of oil could be recovered. "The success of the Weyburn Project could have incredible implications for reducing CO2 emissions and increasing America's oil production. Just by applying this technique to the oil fields of Western Canada we would see billions of additional barrels of oil and a reduction in CO2 emissions equivalent to pulling more than 200 million cars off the road for a year," Secretary of Energy Bodman said. "The Weyburn Project will provide policymakers, the energy industry, and the general public with reliable information about industrial carbon sequestration and enhanced oil recovery."

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Lessons from shielding retrofits at the LAMPF/LANSCE/PSR accelerator, beam lines and target facilities  

SciTech Connect

The experience in the past 7 years to improve the shielding and radiation control systems at the Los Alamos Meson Physics Facility (LAMPF) and the Manuel Lujan Jr. Neutron Scattering Center (LANSCE) provides important lessons for the design of radiation control systems at future, high beam power proton accelerator facilities. Major issues confronted and insight gained in developing shielding criteria and in the use of radiation interlocks are discussed. For accelerators and beam lines requiring hands-on-maintenance, our experience suggests that shielding criteria based on accident scenarios will be more demanding than criteria based on routinely encountered beam losses. Specification and analysis of the appropriate design basis accident become all important. Mitigation by active protection systems of the consequences of potential, but severe, prompt radiation accidents has been advocated as an alternate choice to shielding retrofits for risk management at both facilities. Acceptance of active protection systems has proven elusive primarily because of the difficulty in providing convincing proof that failure of active systems (to mitigate the accident) is incredible. Results from extensive shielding assessment studies are presented including data from experimental beam spill tests, comparisons with model estimates, and evidence bearing on the limitations of line-of-sight attenuation models in complex geometries. The scope and significant characteristics of major shielding retrofit projects at the LAMPF site are illustrated by the project to improve the shielding beneath a road over a multiuse, high-intensity beam line (Line D).

Macek, R.J.

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Delivering Insight The History of the Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative  

SciTech Connect

The history of the Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative (ASCI) tells of the development of computational simulation into a third fundamental piece of the scientific method, on a par with theory and experiment. ASCI did not invent the idea, nor was it alone in bringing it to fruition. But ASCI provided the wherewithal - hardware, software, environment, funding, and, most of all, the urgency - that made it happen. On October 1, 2005, the Initiative completed its tenth year of funding. The advances made by ASCI over its first decade are truly incredible. Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, and Sandia National Laboratories, along with leadership provided by the Department of Energy's Defense Programs Headquarters, fundamentally changed computational simulation and how it is used to enable scientific insight. To do this, astounding advances were made in simulation applications, computing platforms, and user environments. ASCI dramatically changed existing - and forged new - relationships, both among the Laboratories and with outside partners. By its tenth anniversary, despite daunting challenges, ASCI had accomplished all of the major goals set at its beginning. The history of ASCI is about the vision, leadership, endurance, and partnerships that made these advances possible.

Larzelere II, A R

2007-01-03T23:59:59.000Z

305

Criticality Safety Evaluations on the Use of 200-gram Pu Mass Limit for RHWM Waste Storage Operations  

SciTech Connect

This work establishes the criticality safety technical basis to increase the fissile mass limit from 120 grams to 200 grams for Type A 55-gallon drums and their equivalents. Current RHWM fissile mass limit is 120 grams Pu for Type A 55-gallon containers and their equivalent. In order to increase the Type A 55-gallon drum limit to 200 grams, a few additional criticality safety control requirements are needed on moderators, reflectors, and array controls to ensure that the 200-gram Pu drums remain criticality safe with inadvertent criticality remains incredible. The purpose of this work is to analyze the use of 200-gram Pu drum mass limit for waste storage operations in Radioactive and Hazardous Waste Management (RHWM) Facilities. In this evaluation, the criticality safety controls associated with the 200-gram Pu drums are established for the RHWM waste storage operations. With the implementation of these criticality safety controls, the 200-gram Pu waste drum storage operations are demonstrated to be criticality safe and meet the double-contingency-principle requirement per DOE O 420.1.

Chou, P

2011-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

306

Beta Pictoris Debris Disk is a Proto-planetary Disk  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract: The debris disk around the star Beta Pictoris is a proto-planetary disk which was caused by a collision of two or more aging stars. Beta Pictoris is shown to possess a large debris disk which glows in the infared. [1] It has been hypothesized that this debris disk is not evidence for the formation of new stars/exoplanets [2] but of the destruction of older stars colliding with each other, thus taking up new orbits around the proto-star Beta Pictoris, which is a very young planet, and leaving a very large debris field similar to our own asteroid belt. [3] The larger stars that collided will stabilize after losing incredible amounts of material and forming rings (like Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune). The smaller much more traveled stars will stabilize and take up orbit around the younger stars and form round, undifferentiated objects similar to the moon Callisto [4] , or the many other arrangements of moons around Saturn or Jupiter and smaller objects such as Ceres. This could also explain why they do not possess iron cores but are mostly volatiles such as water, ammonia, methane and sulfur dioxide which have a relatively low equilibrium condensation as opposed to refractory elements and molecules which have a much higher boiling point, and play a large part

Jeffrey J Wolynski

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Metal Organic Framework Research: High Throughput Discovery of Robust Metal Organic Framework for CO2 Capture  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

IMPACCT Project: LBNL is developing a method for identifying the best metal organic frameworks for use in capturing CO2 from the flue gas of coal-fired power plants. Metal organic frameworks are porous, crystalline compounds that, based on their chemical structure, vary considerably in terms of their capacity to grab hold of passing CO2 molecules and their ability to withstand the harsh conditions found in the gas exhaust of coal-fired power plants. Owing primarily to their high tunability, metal organic frameworks can have an incredibly wide range of different chemical and physical properties, so identifying the best to use for CO2 capture and storage can be a difficult task. LBNL uses high-throughput instrumentation to analyze nearly 100 materials at a time, screening them for the characteristics that optimize their ability to selectively adsorb CO2 from coal exhaust. Their work will identify the most promising frameworks and accelerate their large-scale commercial development to benefit further research into reducing the cost of CO2 capture and storage.

None

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

The DIII-D Computing Environment: Characteristics and Recent Changes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The DIII-D tokamak national fusion research facility along with its predecessor Doublet III has been operating for over 21 years. The DIII-D computing environment consists of real-time systems controlling the tokamak, heating systems, and diagnostics, and systems acquiring experimental data from instrumentation; major data analysis server nodes performing short term and long term data access and data analysis; and systems providing mechanisms for remote collaboration and the dissemination of information over the world wide web. Computer systems for the facility have undergone incredible changes over the course of time as the computer industry has changed dramatically. Yet there are certain valuable characteristics of the DIII-D computing environment that have been developed over time and have been maintained to this day. Some of these characteristics include: continuous computer infrastructure improvements, distributed data and data access, computing platform integration, and remote collaborations. These characteristics are being carried forward as well as new characteristics resulting from recent changes which have included: a dedicated storage system and a hierarchical storage management system for raw shot data, various further infrastructure improvements including deployment of Fast Ethernet, the introduction of MDSplus, LSF and common IDL based tools, and improvements to remote collaboration capabilities. This paper will describe this computing environment, important characteristics that over the years have contributed to the success of DIII-D computing systems, and recent changes to computer systems.

McHarg, B.B., Jr.

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

ECN Pressure Test  

SciTech Connect

This note describes: the rationale for the test pressure of the inner ECN cryostat vessel, the equipment to be used in this test, the test procedure, the status of the vessel prior to the test, the actual test results, and a schematic diagram of the testing set up and the pressure testing permit. The test, performed in the evening of July 17, 1991, was a major success. Based on a neglible pressure drop indicated on the pressure gages (1/4 psi), the vessel appeared to be structurally sound throughout the duration of the test (approx. 1.5 hrs.). No pressure increases were observed on the indicators looking at the beam tube bellows volumes. There was no indication of bubbles form the soap test on the welds and most of the fittings that were checked. There were some slight deviations in the actual procedure used. The UO filter was removed after the vessel had bled down to about 18 psig in order to speed up that aspect of the test. The rationale was that the higher velocity gas had already passed through at the higher pressures and there was no visible traces of the black uo particles. The rate of 4 psi/10 minutes seemed incredibly slow and often that time was reduced to just over half that rate. The testing personnel was allowed to stay in the pit throughout the duration of the test; this was a slight relaxation of the rules.

Dixon, K.; /Fermilab

1991-07-18T23:59:59.000Z

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ALASKA WILDERNESS LEAGUEAUDUBON ALASKACENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITYEARTHJUSTICENATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCILNORTHERN ALASKA ENVIRONMENTAL CENTEROCEAN CONSERVATION RESEARCHPACIFIC ENVIRONMENTSIERRA CLUB WORLD WILDLIFE FUND  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Dear Mr. Payne: The undersigned groups submit the following comments on the National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS) August 17, 2012, issuance of a proposed incidental harassment authorization (IHA) pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). 1 NMFS proposes to allow the incidental take by Level B harassment of nine marine mammal species and by Level A harassment of three marine mammal species resulting from ION Geophysicals (IONs) seismic survey activities in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas that are scheduled to begin in October 2012. NMFS should deny IONs application. IONs proposal is remarkable for both its scope and timing. ION intends to use a survey vessel equipped with a 26-gun array with a total volume of 4,450 cubic inches. Not only is this an incredibly powerful array, but the surveying will take place across a large portion of the Alaskan Beaufort and Chukchi seas, with transect lines of approximately 7,175 kilometers (4,458 miles). The total area of water exposed to sounds greater than or equal to 160 dB will be 209,752 square kilometers. ION will survey for 76 days, beginning in October and lasting into

Via Email; Michael Payne Chief

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

McClellan Nuclear Radiation Center (MNRC) TRIGA reactor: The national organization of test research and training reactors  

SciTech Connect

This year's TRTR conference is being hosted by the McClellan Nuclear Radiation Center. The conference will be held at the Red Lion Hotel in Sacramento, CA. The conference dates are scheduled for October 11-14, 1994. Deadlines for sponsorship commitment and papers have not been set, but are forthcoming. The newly remodeled Red Lion Hotel provides up-to-date conference facilities and one of the most desirable locations for dining, shopping and entertainment in the Sacramento area. While attendees are busy with the conference activities, a spouses program will be available. Although the agenda has not been set, the Sacramento area offers outings to San Francisco, Pier 39, Ghirardelli Square (famous for their chocolate), and a chance to discover 'El Dorado' in the gold country. Not to forget our own bit of history with visits to 'Old Sacramento and Old Folsom', where antiquities abound, to the world renown train museum and incredible eating establishments. (author)

Kiger, Kevin M. [SWI-ALC/TIR, 5335 Price Ave., McClellan Air Force Base Sacramento, CA 95652-2504 (United States)

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Women @ Energy: Christina Swinson | Department of Energy  

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

Christina Swinson Christina Swinson Women @ Energy: Christina Swinson March 11, 2013 - 5:10pm Addthis Women @ Energy: Christina Swinson Christina Swinson is a post doc. in Accelerator Physics at Brookhaven National Lab. She has a BSc. In Physics with Computing, Queen Mary College, University of London, United Kingdom, and a DPhil. (PhD.) in Accelerator Physics from the University of Oxford, United Kingtom. 1) What inspired you to work in STEM? My decision to work in STEM didn't come until I was in my twenties but the journey first began in high school. Unfortunately at the time I wasn't encouraged past the point of getting good grades, that I would become a physicists didn't cross the minds of my teachers, let alone my own mind. Fortunately I stuck with STEM, though probably only because I

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Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management: Historically Black  

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Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management: Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management: Historically Black Colleges and Universities July 2009 Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management: Historically Black Colleges and Universities July 2009 A presentation at the 10th Annual Small Business Conference and Expo, given by the Office of Environmental Management, to share information about the Office of Environmental Management and ways small businesses can help them meet their goals. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management: Historically Black Colleges and Universities July 2009 More Documents & Publications Recovery Act Exceeds Major Cleanup Milestone, DOE Complex Now 74 Percent Remediated Office of Environmental Management: A Journey to Excellence Regional Small Business Summit Material

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International team discovers element 117 | Department of Energy  

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team discovers element 117 team discovers element 117 International team discovers element 117 April 6, 2010 - 12:14pm Addthis An international team of scientists from Russia and the United States, including two Department of Energy national laboratories and two universities, has discovered the newest superheavy element, element 117. The team included scientists from the Joint Institute of Nuclear Research (Dubna, Russia), the Research Institute for Advanced Reactors (Dimitrovgrad), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. "The discovery of element 117 is the culmination of a decade-long journey to expand the periodic table and write the next chapter in heavy element research," said Academician Yuri Oganessian, scientific leader of the

315

DOE Technology Helps NASA Seek "New Horizons"  

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January 19, 2006 January 19, 2006 DOE Technology Helps NASA Seek "New Horizons" WASHINGTON, D.C.-The New Horizons spacecraft, powered by deep space battery technology developed by the Department of Energy's national laboratories, was successfully launched today from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on a 9-1/2 year journey to explore Pluto and its moons. The spacecraft will receive heat and electricity from a long-lasting plutonium-238 powered generator developed and assembled by scientists and engineers at the Idaho, Oak Ridge and Los Alamos National Laboratories. "This is an amazing mission when you think about the time, distance and harsh environment that the spacecraft will encounter," said Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman. "Developing the technology to sustain the

316

OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information |  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

matter Topic matter Topic OSTI's Amazing Dr. Watson by Kathy Chambers 17 Apr, 2013 in Products and Content Searching for "clues" During the past year, Dr. William N. Watson, physicist, of DOE/OSTI's staff has posted quite a few very interesting white papers in OSTI's monthly Science Showcase on OSTI's Home Page. This quiet, unassuming man crafts prolific papers on popular science topics of interest to the Department of Energy (DOE). He investigates and assimilates this information from OSTI's extensive R&D Collections and takes us on a layman's journey through the technical details and scientific research that make it all possible. William's papers have helped us to understand key technologies developed at DOE Laboratories for the Mars Science Laboratory's Curiosity and how chemical analysis of rocks and soil is determined millions of miles away. We know what is happening with new heat pump technology and how DOE researchers are working to improve designs and efficiency.

317

Sandia National Laboratories: Z Pulsed Power Facility: Z News  

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Z News Z News Dry-run experiments verify key aspect of Sandia nuclear fusion concept View All News Releases News Releases Fusion instabilities lessened by unexpected effect Jan. 9, 2014 Japanese city councilor journeys to end furor over Sandia Z tests May 23, 2013 Sandia physicist wins two national awards Nov. 29, 2012 Dry-run experiments verify key aspect of Sandia nuclear fusion concept Sept. 17, 2012 Nuclear fusion simulation shows high-gain energy output March 20, 2012 Z researcher Dan Sinars awarded $2.5 million DOE Early Career grant May 25, 2011 Second Z plutonium "shot" safely tests materials for NNSA May 11, 2011 Sandia effort images the sea monster of nuclear fusion: the Rayleigh-Taylor instability Nov. 11, 2010 Image Gallery Video Z In the News Triple-threat method sparks hope for fusion

318

Learning the Language of Nature to Save our Future  

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Learning the Language of Nature to Save our Future Learning the Language of Nature to Save our Future Speaker(s): Eugene Tssui Date: June 25, 2012 - 12:30pm Location: 90-3075 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Thomas McKone During this seminar, Eugene will take us through an insightful journey of the dire ecologicial issues of the planet, his currently practiced issues of change in human behavior, the shortcomings of conventional design, a brief review of nature's working organisms and principles and examples of his built, and preparing-to-be-built, architecture, that expresses the profound intelligence and multi-dimensional resourcefulness of nature. He will show us his ZED (Zero Energy Dwelling) which uses no electricity, and the design of the Coram Deo Floating Island, planned for the Carribean, using concrete leeched from sea water, an apartment complex, in China, for

319

The Universe Adventure - Links  

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Links Links Cosmology and Space Cosmic Journey A site chronicling the history of scientific cosmology, presented by the American Institute of Physics. Hubble Ultra-Deep Field Skywalker Lets you explore the famous Hubble Deep Field photo, which is the deepest view (in the visible spectrum) into the sky to date. QuietBay Constellation Tutorial A fun and easy tutorial to familiarize yourself with the night sky. Astronomy Picture of the Day Astronomy Picture of the Day features a new image from the universe every day, with short explanations written by professional astronomers. The Solar System NASA site that includes images and profiles of the planets (plus Pluto). Earth Guide An Earth planetary science site created by the Japan Science and Technology Agency describing many of the features of Earth and its place in the

320

Tank Waste Corporate Board Meeting 11/18/10 | Department of Energy  

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18/10 18/10 Tank Waste Corporate Board Meeting 11/18/10 The following documents are associated with the Tank Waste Corporate Board Meeting held on November 18th, 2010. High-Level Waste Corporate Board Meeting Agenda Journey to Excellence Goal 2 and Enhanced Tank Waste Strategy Introduction to Tc/I in Hanford Flowsheet Fate of Tc99 at WTP and Current Work on Capture Technetium Retention During LAW Vitrification Impacts of Feed Composition and Recycle on Hanford Low-Activity Waste Glass Mass Secondary Waste Forms and Technetium Management Hanford Low Activity Waste (LAW) Fluidized Bed Steam Reformer (FBSR) Na-Al-Si (NAS) Waste Form Qualification Salt Waste Processing Initiatives Recap and Conclusions to Tc/I in Hanford Flowsheet Presentations Tank Closure More Documents & Publications

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321

Acquisition Resources | Department of Energy  

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Acquisition » Acquisition Acquisition » Acquisition Resources Acquisition Resources Doing Business with DOE/EM Doing Business with DOE/EM EM Procurement Offices Doing Business with EM Consolidated Business Center Guide for Submission of Unsolicated Proposals Federal Business Opportunities Small Business Opportunities EM Major Procurements as of 10/01/13 EM Utility Contracts EM Partnering Initiative: Journey to Excellence Metric No. 3.5 Project Management Resources DOE Office of Environmental Management Project & Contract Management Improvement Timeline Project Management Approach Using Earned Value Management Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Actions Plan DOE Order 413.3B DOE Directives OMB Capital Programming Guide OECM Project Management Career Development Program OECM Project Management Policy and Guidance per Office of Management

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Quarterly Nuclear Deployment Summary, January 2012 | Department of Energy  

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January 2012 January 2012 Quarterly Nuclear Deployment Summary, January 2012 January 30, 2012 - 1:10pm Addthis Quarterly News The U.S. NRC voted to approve the amended AP1000 design certification on December 22, 2011. The Commission also announced the rule would be effective immediately after it was published in the Federal Register on December 30, 2011. A final rule for the GE-ABWR design certification amendment was approved and published in the Federal Register on December 16, 2011. The rule will become effective January 17, 2012. The condenser for Vogtle Unit 3 has been completed by Japan's Toshiba and began its journey from Sacheon to Savannah, Georgia on November 21. The condenser marks the first major component Toshiba has shipped for the new generation of U.S nuclear power plants.

323

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Solar Decathlon Houses on  

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Houses on the Move Houses on the Move Wednesday, September 4, 2013 By Alexis Powers One of the most challenging aspects of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is something very few people, including the team members, see. Each of the student-built, solar-powered houses must travel from collegiate campuses across the United States and around the world to the competition site in Irvine, California. As the decathletes watch two years of hard work being hauled away, they are left to hope that everything arrives safely at Orange County Great Park later this month. Czech Technical University's AIR House has one of the longest journeys to Solar Decathlon 2013. On Aug. 5, the house began its 32-day trip. Packed in seven standard 40-foot shipping containers, the house traveled from Prague

324

Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8, 2013 | Release Date: May 9, 8, 2013 | Release Date: May 9, 2013 | Next Release: May 16, 2013 Previous Issues Week: 01/19/2014 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: LNG volumes, on average, traveled around 60 percent further in 2012 than in 1993 Growing average distances travelled by liquefied natural gas (LNG) volumes reflect structural changes in LNG markets. Over time, LNG has become more of a global commodity. In 1993, around 70 percent of total global LNG trade moved from an Asia-Pacific exporter to an Asia-Pacific importer, a relatively short journey. Early data for 2012, shows that this intra Asia-Pacific trade fell to under a third of total global LNG trade. As LNG trade has become more diverse and disperse, the average distance travelled

325

Office of Environmental Management FY 2011 Budget Request  

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on 20 Years of Cleanup Progress: on 20 Years of Cleanup Progress: Investments to sustain risk reduction and strengthen technology Office of Environmental Management Office of Environmental Management FY 2011 Budget Request FY 2011 Budget Request Dr. Inés Triay Dr. Inés Triay Assistant Secretary Assistant Secretary Office of Environmental Management Office of Environmental Management February 2010 Building on 20 Years of Cleanup Progress: Investments to sustain risk reduction and strengthen technology Chief Business Chief Technical Assistant Secretary Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary EM has embarked on a Journey to Excellence 2 Our Vision: "EM completes quality work safely, on schedule and within cost and delivers demonstrated value to the American taxpayer." Chief Business Officer

326

NREL: Buildings Research - NREL Helps the Navy with Renewable Energy Site  

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NREL Helps the Navy with Renewable Energy Site Assessment at Indian Ocean NREL Helps the Navy with Renewable Energy Site Assessment at Indian Ocean Base December 20, 2013 Reaching Diego Garcia, a remote island in the middle of the Indian Ocean, is not easy, but recently NREL's Otto VanGeet and Owen Roberts embarked on the long journey there. As part of an integrated Navy and NREL team, their goal was to help the Navy reduce costs by integrating wind and solar power with fossil fuel generators. NREL staff, along with members of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, conducted a net-zero renewable energy site assessment in November at the atoll which stretches about 40 miles in a thin U-shape. The island's renewable energy potential-along with the possibilities for energy systems integration-really excited the team. "Because of its locale, the base is all diesel-powered," VanGeet said.

327

MEISPP Internship Spotlight  

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July 8, 2008, DOE interns embarked on a scenic July 8, 2008, DOE interns embarked on a scenic trip to Morgantown, West Virginia, to tour the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). As we boarded the bus early in the morning to begin our journey, the buzz of interns filled the air. What might we see at this National Laboratory? Would we stumble onto anything top secret? How on earth did we all manage to make it to Forrestal by seven o'clock in the morning? The ride took us down the road and through the mountains all the way to Morgantown, West Virginia. The trip also offered ample opportunities for MEISPP and the Office of Human Capital interns to get to know one another better. 1000 Independence Ave., S.W. Rm. 5B-110 Washington, DC 20585 Phone: 202-586-8383 Fax: 202-586-3075

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OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information |  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

quantum computing Topic quantum computing Topic OSTI's Amazing Dr. Watson by Kathy Chambers 17 Apr, 2013 in Products and Content Searching for "clues" During the past year, Dr. William N. Watson, physicist, of DOE/OSTI's staff has posted quite a few very interesting white papers in OSTI's monthly Science Showcase on OSTI's Home Page. This quiet, unassuming man crafts prolific papers on popular science topics of interest to the Department of Energy (DOE). He investigates and assimilates this information from OSTI's extensive R&D Collections and takes us on a layman's journey through the technical details and scientific research that make it all possible. William's papers have helped us to understand key technologies developed at DOE Laboratories for the Mars Science Laboratory's Curiosity and how chemical analysis of rocks and soil is determined millions of miles away. We know what is happening with new heat pump technology and how DOE researchers are working to improve designs and efficiency.

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OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information |  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

heat pump Topic heat pump Topic OSTI's Amazing Dr. Watson by Kathy Chambers 17 Apr, 2013 in Products and Content Searching for "clues" During the past year, Dr. William N. Watson, physicist, of DOE/OSTI's staff has posted quite a few very interesting white papers in OSTI's monthly Science Showcase on OSTI's Home Page. This quiet, unassuming man crafts prolific papers on popular science topics of interest to the Department of Energy (DOE). He investigates and assimilates this information from OSTI's extensive R&D Collections and takes us on a layman's journey through the technical details and scientific research that make it all possible. William's papers have helped us to understand key technologies developed at DOE Laboratories for the Mars Science Laboratory's Curiosity and how chemical analysis of rocks and soil is determined millions of miles away. We know what is happening with new heat pump technology and how DOE researchers are working to improve designs and efficiency.

330

Pioneering Nuclear Waste Disposal  

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2 2 3 T he journey to the WIPP began nearly 60 years before the first barrels of transuranic waste arrived at the repository. The United States produced the world's first sig- nificant quantities of transuranic material during the Manhattan Project of World War II in the early 1940s. The government idled its plutonium- producing reactors and warhead manu- facturing plants at the end of the Cold War and scheduled most of them for dismantlement. However, the DOE will generate more transuranic waste as it cleans up these former nuclear weapons facilities. The WIPP is a cor- nerstone of the effort to clean up these facilities by providing a safe repository to isolate transuranic waste in disposal rooms mined out of ancient salt beds, located 2,150 feet below ground. The need for the WIPP

331

ARM - Blog Article  

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September 27, 2013 [Blog, Field Notes] September 27, 2013 [Blog, Field Notes] Aerosol Observing System Gussied Up to Go Out Bookmark and Share Editor's note: Stephen Springston, a scientist from Brookhaven National Laboratory, shared this update in August 2013 on a new aerosol observing system (AOS). Originally deployed in Australia, the next-generation aerosol observing system (AOS) system returned to Brookhaven National Laboratory this summer for an invigorating makeover. With instrument, computer, and infrastructure systems rearranged and updated, and a fresh coat of paint, she is ready to go back out into the field as part of ARM's new Eastern North Atlantic (ENA) site! The AOS left Brookhaven on its journey to Graciosa Island in the Azores where it will obtain in situ measurements of aerosols and their optical properties as part of the new ARM Climate Research Facility fixed site in the Eastern North Atlantic.

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Tracking Santa With Our Eyes in the Sky | Department of Energy  

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Tracking Santa With Our Eyes in the Sky Tracking Santa With Our Eyes in the Sky Tracking Santa With Our Eyes in the Sky December 24, 2013 - 10:00am Addthis The Energy Department's Los Alamos National Lab is tracking Santa Claus as he circles the globe the night before Christmas. The Energy Department's Los Alamos National Lab is tracking Santa Claus as he circles the globe the night before Christmas. Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Every year since 1998, the Energy Department's Los Alamos National Lab has been using state-of-the-art technology to track Santa Claus as he circles the globe the night before Christmas. You'll be able to monitor St. Nick's journey here starting at 6 a.m. ET on Christmas Eve. Since Santa doesn't file his flight path with the Federal Aviation

333

Microsoft PowerPoint - Triay - EM Program Update  

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Update on the Update on the Office of Environmental Management Office of Environmental Management Environmental Management Advisory Board Public Meeting Environmental Management Advisory Board Public Meeting September 30, 2009 September 30, 2009 Augusta, GA Augusta, GA Dr. In Dr. In é é s R. Triay s R. Triay Assistant Secretary Assistant Secretary Office of Environmental Management Office of Environmental Management 2 Presentation Topics Presentation Topics * Mission and Priorities * EM Organization * Journey to Excellence * Actions to Improve Performance and Reduce Costs * EM Base and Recovery Act Work * EM's International Objectives * Focus Areas for EMAB Example of Delivering Performance: Cleanup of Rocky Flats Site Before After Our Priorities Are the Same * Essential activities to maintain a safe and secure

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New Energy Corporation | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

New Energy Corp. New Energy Corp. Address Suite 473 3553 31 St NW Place South Bend, Indiana Zip 46613-1010 Sector Marine and Hydrokinetic Product 102mmgy (386.1m litres/y) ethanol producer. Year founded 2003 Phone number (403) 260-5248 Website http://www.newenergycorp.ca Region Canada References New Energy Corp.[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This company is listed in the Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology Database. This company is involved in the following MHK Projects: Bonnybrook Wastewater Facility Project 1 Bonnybrook Wastewater Facility Project 2 Canoe Pass Galena ABS Alaskan Great River Journey Miette River Pointe du Bois Ruby ABS Alaskan Western Irrigation District This company is involved in the following MHK Technologies:

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Hawaii-bound in search of global climate data | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Hawaii-bound in search of global climate data Hawaii-bound in search of global climate data By Brian Grabowski * September 13, 2013 Tweet EmailPrint While the idea of a cruise to Hawaii may sound like paradise, making that same journey 25 times back and forth in a year might start to lose its appeal. But for a climate data-gathering machine called AMF2, perched aboard the ship, every trip is a chance to gather more data that is critical to understanding the Pacific Ocean's role in the global climate. The machine is the Department of Energy's second Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) mobile facility, operated and managed by Argonne scientists. It carries a suite of instruments to measure properties of clouds, the ocean, precipitation, aerosols, and radiation. Over the summer of 2013, the AMF2 traveled back and forth between Hawaii and Los Angeles,

336

Fourth Graders Power Their Classroom with Solar Energy | Department of  

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Fourth Graders Power Their Classroom with Solar Energy Fourth Graders Power Their Classroom with Solar Energy Fourth Graders Power Their Classroom with Solar Energy June 23, 2013 - 7:00pm Addthis Watch as the students in Aaron Sebens' fourth grade class complete a project that goes above and beyond a normal day in school. Minh Le Minh Le Program Manager, Solar Program LEARN MORE Watch Aaron's students explain how their solar panels work. Find out the Top 6 Things You Didn't Know About Solar. A group of fourth graders in Durham, North Carolina, are showing America the way to a clean energy future. After learning all about solar and other energy sources, Aaron Sebens -- a teacher at Central Park School for Children -- and his fourth grade class came up with a bold idea: make their classroom solar-powered. The video above documents the students' journey from idea to reality --

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Microsoft PowerPoint - Final Presentation - Surash.021611 EMAB Goal 6  

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www.em.doe.gov www.em.doe.gov safety performance cleanup closure E M Environmental Management 1 Office of Environmental Management Journey to Excellence - Goal 6 J. E. Surash, P.E. Deputy Assistant Secretary Acquisition and Contract Management U.S. Department of Energy Bill Murphie Site Manager Portsmouth and Paducah Project Office U.S. Department of Energy February 24, 2011 Improve contract and project management with the objective of delivering results on time and within cost * Improve contract management Goal 6: Improve Contract and Project Management www.em.doe.gov safety performance cleanup closure E M Environmental Management 2 * Improve contract management * Improve project management * Deliver results on time, within cost Outcome: Improved Contract and Project

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NREL: Department of Defense Energy Programs - NREL Helps the Navy with  

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NREL Helps the Navy with Renewable Energy Site Assessment at Indian Ocean NREL Helps the Navy with Renewable Energy Site Assessment at Indian Ocean Base December 20, 2013 Reaching Diego Garcia, a remote island in the middle of the Indian Ocean, is not easy, but recently NREL's Otto VanGeet and Owen Roberts embarked on the long journey there. As part of an integrated Navy and NREL team, their goal was to help the Navy reduce costs by integrating wind and solar power with fossil fuel generators. NREL staff, along with members of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, conducted a net-zero renewable energy site assessment in November at the atoll which stretches about 40 miles in a thin U-shape. The island's renewable energy potential-along with the possibilities for energy systems integration-really excited the team. "Because of its locale, the base is all diesel-powered," VanGeet said.

339

Quarterly Nuclear Deployment Summary, January 2012 | Department of Energy  

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Quarterly Nuclear Deployment Summary, January 2012 Quarterly Nuclear Deployment Summary, January 2012 Quarterly Nuclear Deployment Summary, January 2012 January 30, 2012 - 1:10pm Addthis Quarterly News The U.S. NRC voted to approve the amended AP1000 design certification on December 22, 2011. The Commission also announced the rule would be effective immediately after it was published in the Federal Register on December 30, 2011. A final rule for the GE-ABWR design certification amendment was approved and published in the Federal Register on December 16, 2011. The rule will become effective January 17, 2012. The condenser for Vogtle Unit 3 has been completed by Japan's Toshiba and began its journey from Sacheon to Savannah, Georgia on November 21. The condenser marks the first major component Toshiba has shipped for

340

Tools & Resources: Case Studies  

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Case Studies Case Studies Find out more about how energy efficiency upgrade programs across the United States are using innovative financing mechanisms, high-demand promotions, tailored contractor training, and more to drive the number of building upgrades through a holistic, whole-home approach. Use the lessons they learned to accelerate your own program's journey to success. The case studies below provide extensive, beneficial insight from Better Buildings Neighborhood Program partners and others on the topics of: Driving Demand Financing Service Delivery Workforce Development. Topic Title Description Program Featured Sector Source Year Service Delivery Best Offer Ever Produces Upgrades in Record Time Provides examples of lessons learned through the implementation and monitoring of Austin Energy's Best Offer Ever promotion. The promotional offer generated a record number of home upgrades in just six months.

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DOE Technology Helps NASA Seek "New Horizons" | Department of Energy  

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Technology Helps NASA Seek "New Horizons" Technology Helps NASA Seek "New Horizons" DOE Technology Helps NASA Seek "New Horizons" January 19, 2006 - 10:51am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C.-The New Horizons spacecraft, powered by deep space battery technology developed by the Department of Energy's national laboratories, was successfully launched today from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on a 9-1/2 year journey to explore Pluto and its moons. The spacecraft will receive heat and electricity from a long-lasting plutonium-238 powered generator developed and assembled by scientists and engineers at the Idaho, Oak Ridge and Los Alamos National Laboratories. "This is an amazing mission when you think about the time, distance and harsh environment that the spacecraft will encounter," said Secretary of

342

10 Questions for an Electrical Engineer: Rob Guglielmetti | Department of  

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an Electrical Engineer: Rob Guglielmetti an Electrical Engineer: Rob Guglielmetti 10 Questions for an Electrical Engineer: Rob Guglielmetti July 14, 2011 - 12:05pm Addthis After initially majoring in Theatre in college, Rob Guglielmetti pursued a career in electrical engineering, working on daylighting at NREL's RSF highly efficient RSF building. | Photo Courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL After initially majoring in Theatre in college, Rob Guglielmetti pursued a career in electrical engineering, working on daylighting at NREL's RSF highly efficient RSF building. | Photo Courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs "It was a circuitous journey for sure. It started with stand-up comedy, to be honest!" Rob Guglielmetti From comedy to theater to architecture, our latest 10 Questions guest has a

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New Offices, New Ways of Working, and Abundant Energy Savings | Department  

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Offices, New Ways of Working, and Abundant Energy Savings Offices, New Ways of Working, and Abundant Energy Savings New Offices, New Ways of Working, and Abundant Energy Savings July 6, 2010 - 2:01pm Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL A few weeks ago, our entire communications office was lucky enough to be among the first to move into the new Research Support Facility (RSF) here at the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL). Moving into a new building may not sound all that exciting, but this was a momentous day for NREL: the RSF is ultra-efficient and is a showcase for energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. As the lab's director, Dan Arvizu, said in his welcome message to our office, "The Laboratory began this journey more than thirty years ago, and today-after years of research, planning, and sixteen months of

344

EM QA Working Group September 2011 Meeting Materials  

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QUALITY ASSURANCE WORKING GROUP (VIDEO CONFERENCE) QUALITY ASSURANCE WORKING GROUP (VIDEO CONFERENCE) Meeting Location: Hanford, WA will be the Lead Site for this Meeting in Conjunction with the ISM Conference Room: Video Conference with Site Offices and Headquarters Offices Agenda for September 13, 2011 Time Topic Lead 12:00 - 12:30 pm (eastern) Potential Revision to the Performance Indicator and Measurement Approach for Goal #5 of the Journey to Excellence Regarding Quality Assurance Bob Murray (DOE-HQ) 12:30 - 1:00 pm (eastern) Discussion of major changes and challenges with revision to the Corporate Quality Assurance Program, EM-QA-001 Larry Perkins (DOE-HQ) 1:00 - 1:30 pm (eastern) Lessons Learned on Flow-down of Quality Requirements at

345

Tank Waste Corporate Board Meeting 11/18/10 | Department of Energy  

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

Tank Waste Corporate Board Meeting 11/18/10 Tank Waste Corporate Board Meeting 11/18/10 Tank Waste Corporate Board Meeting 11/18/10 The following documents are associated with the Tank Waste Corporate Board Meeting held on November 18th, 2010. High-Level Waste Corporate Board Meeting Agenda Journey to Excellence Goal 2 and Enhanced Tank Waste Strategy Introduction to Tc/I in Hanford Flowsheet Fate of Tc99 at WTP and Current Work on Capture Technetium Retention During LAW Vitrification Impacts of Feed Composition and Recycle on Hanford Low-Activity Waste Glass Mass Secondary Waste Forms and Technetium Management Hanford Low Activity Waste (LAW) Fluidized Bed Steam Reformer (FBSR) Na-Al-Si (NAS) Waste Form Qualification Salt Waste Processing Initiatives Recap and Conclusions to Tc/I in Hanford Flowsheet Presentations

346

California | Department of Energy  

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

2, 2011 2, 2011 Richard Kauffman has recently joined the Energy Department as a Senior Advisor and is one of the country's leading experts on private sector investment in clean energy. Photo Credit: Quentin Kruger, Department of Energy The Faces of Energy: Richard Kauffman's Journey From The Oil Crisis to Clean Tech One of the country's leading experts on private sector investment in clean energy, Richard Kauffman is joining the Energy Department as a Senior Advisor. It's also his first in the public sector - a fact that humbles Kauffman: "For me this is my opportunity to serve. My hope is that I will bring capabilities and experience that are complementary to the great talent that is already here." September 21, 2011 Inspection Report: INS-L-11-05 Fixed Monthly Living Expense Payments at the Lawrence Livermore National

347

OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information |  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Science Showcase Topic Science Showcase Topic OSTI's Amazing Dr. Watson by Kathy Chambers 17 Apr, 2013 in Products and Content Searching for "clues" During the past year, Dr. William N. Watson, physicist, of DOE/OSTI's staff has posted quite a few very interesting white papers in OSTI's monthly Science Showcase on OSTI's Home Page. This quiet, unassuming man crafts prolific papers on popular science topics of interest to the Department of Energy (DOE). He investigates and assimilates this information from OSTI's extensive R&D Collections and takes us on a layman's journey through the technical details and scientific research that make it all possible. William's papers have helped us to understand key technologies developed at DOE Laboratories for the Mars Science Laboratory's Curiosity and how chemical analysis of rocks and soil is determined millions of miles away. We know what is happening with new heat pump technology and how DOE researchers are working to improve designs and efficiency.

348

International team discovers element 117 | Department of Energy  

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International team discovers element 117 International team discovers element 117 International team discovers element 117 April 6, 2010 - 12:14pm Addthis An international team of scientists from Russia and the United States, including two Department of Energy national laboratories and two universities, has discovered the newest superheavy element, element 117. The team included scientists from the Joint Institute of Nuclear Research (Dubna, Russia), the Research Institute for Advanced Reactors (Dimitrovgrad), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. "The discovery of element 117 is the culmination of a decade-long journey to expand the periodic table and write the next chapter in heavy element research," said Academician Yuri Oganessian, scientific leader of the

349

The Next Challenge in X-Ray Science: Control of Resonant Electronic  

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The Next Challenge in X-Ray Science: Control of Resonant Electronic The Next Challenge in X-Ray Science: Control of Resonant Electronic Processes Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 3:00pm SLAC, Redtail Hawk Conference Room 108A Joachim Stöhr, LCLS My talk will give a historic perspective of the revolutionary science that was enabled by the advent of high power sources of coherent electromagnetic radiation and the implications for future scientific opportunities with x-ray free electron lasers (X-FELs). The historical journey starts with the development of radar microwave sources in the 1940s that fueled the development of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) techniques which by now have led to 6 Nobel Prizes. The theoretical description of NMR as coherent processes between nuclear states by Rabi and Bloch also provided the theoretical basis for the optical laser and its applications. Over the last

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energy Topic energy Topic OSTI's Amazing Dr. Watson by Kathy Chambers 17 Apr, 2013 in Products and Content Searching for "clues" During the past year, Dr. William N. Watson, physicist, of DOE/OSTI's staff has posted quite a few very interesting white papers in OSTI's monthly Science Showcase on OSTI's Home Page. This quiet, unassuming man crafts prolific papers on popular science topics of interest to the Department of Energy (DOE). He investigates and assimilates this information from OSTI's extensive R&D Collections and takes us on a layman's journey through the technical details and scientific research that make it all possible. William's papers have helped us to understand key technologies developed at DOE Laboratories for the Mars Science Laboratory's Curiosity and how chemical analysis of rocks and soil is determined millions of miles away. We know what is happening with new heat pump technology and how DOE researchers are working to improve designs and efficiency.

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metamaterials Topic metamaterials Topic OSTI's Amazing Dr. Watson by Kathy Chambers 17 Apr, 2013 in Products and Content Searching for "clues" During the past year, Dr. William N. Watson, physicist, of DOE/OSTI's staff has posted quite a few very interesting white papers in OSTI's monthly Science Showcase on OSTI's Home Page. This quiet, unassuming man crafts prolific papers on popular science topics of interest to the Department of Energy (DOE). He investigates and assimilates this information from OSTI's extensive R&D Collections and takes us on a layman's journey through the technical details and scientific research that make it all possible. William's papers have helped us to understand key technologies developed at DOE Laboratories for the Mars Science Laboratory's Curiosity and how chemical analysis of rocks and soil is determined millions of miles away. We know what is happening with new heat pump technology and how DOE researchers are working to improve designs and efficiency.

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OSTI's Amazing Dr. Watson OSTI's Amazing Dr. Watson by Kathy Chambers on Wed, 17 Apr, 2013 Searching for "clues" During the past year, Dr. William N. Watson, physicist, of DOE/OSTI's staff has posted quite a few very interesting white papers in OSTI's monthly Science Showcase on OSTI's Home Page. This quiet, unassuming man crafts prolific papers on popular science topics of interest to the Department of Energy (DOE). He investigates and assimilates this information from OSTI's extensive R&D Collections and takes us on a layman's journey through the technical details and scientific research that make it all possible. William's papers have helped us to understand key technologies developed at DOE Laboratories for the Mars Science Laboratory's Curiosity and how chemical analysis of rocks and soil is determined millions of miles away.

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Slide 1  

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Opportunities Session Opportunities Session Office of Environmental Management Kay Rash EM Small Business Advocate Acquisition and Contract Management Office of Procurement Planning March3, 2011 Where We Are Going? We have embarked on a Journey to Excellence: Our Vision: EM completes quality work safely, on schedule and within cost, and delivers demonstrated value to the American taxpayer. 2 Our Mission: To complete the safe cleanup of the environmental legacy brought about from five decades of nuclear weapons development and production, and Government-sponsored nuclear energy research. 3 What we do: Program Priorities Program Priorities * Essential activities to maintain a safe, secure, and compliant posture in the EM complex * Radioactive tank waste stabilization, treatment, and disposal

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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27, 2010 27, 2010 Are You Ready to Make a Difference? In the video below Secretary Chu reflects on how his high school physics teacher, Mr. Miner, aided his intellectual development and pushed him to embrace the learning process - lessons he's kept with him ever since. September 24, 2010 Geek-Up[09.24.10] -- Magical BEANs, Combating Bacteria's Resistance to Antibiotics and the ChemCam's Journey to Mars Magical BEANs that mean mega-sized data storage, a new camera that will detect elements on Mars and new treatments to stop antibiotic resistance. September 23, 2010 ARPA-E Director Dr. Arun Majumdar and MSU Project Lead Dr. Norbert Mueller test the wave disk engine. On the Road with ARPA-E I traveled to Michigan to get an up close look at several innovative transportation-related energy advancements.

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RHIC | Why Does Quark Matter Matter?  

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Why Does Quark Matter 'Matter'? Why Does Quark Matter 'Matter'? The history of modern technological development can be viewed as a series of investigations, with ever increasing resolution, into the microscopic structure of matter. Since the days of the early Greek philosophers, science has been on a continual quest to find the smallest piece - the most fundamental building block - forming the substance of the universe. STAR researchers During that journey, many beautiful and exotic properties of the subatomic world have been discovered: particles with wave-like properties the ultimate position of which can never be known; "particles" of light that deliver a fixed amount of energy when they strike the atoms of a material's surface; particles in some types of electrical conductors that

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New Offices, New Ways of Working, and Abundant Energy Savings | Department  

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New Offices, New Ways of Working, and Abundant Energy Savings New Offices, New Ways of Working, and Abundant Energy Savings New Offices, New Ways of Working, and Abundant Energy Savings July 6, 2010 - 2:01pm Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL A few weeks ago, our entire communications office was lucky enough to be among the first to move into the new Research Support Facility (RSF) here at the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL). Moving into a new building may not sound all that exciting, but this was a momentous day for NREL: the RSF is ultra-efficient and is a showcase for energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. As the lab's director, Dan Arvizu, said in his welcome message to our office, "The Laboratory began this journey more than thirty years ago, and today-after years of research, planning, and sixteen months of

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Participate with Us  

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Participate Participate Participate with us Participate Become a Volunteer Share your Stories Your Feedback Museum Fan Downloads Q&A Blog Contact us invisible utility element Join the Bradbury Science Museum Community We learn... 10% of what we read 20% of what we hear 30% of what we see 50% of what we see and hear 70% of what we discuss 80% of what we experience 95% of what we teach others - William Glasser You can help us be an even better resource for you and others. How? Participate in the learning journey by asking us questions (which we'll do our best to answer) on our blog, give us feedback on how we're doing so that we can do it better, or show your support by sporting something Bradbury on your computer, mobile device, or social media profile. If you live close by, we'd love to have you volunteer your time and

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Element_team_looks_for_magic_number.pdf  

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EWSLINE EWSLINE N A LOOK AT NTS BEFORE NUCLEAR TESTING WHAT'S INSIDE PAGE 3 - page 4 PAGE 6 HOME CAMPAIGN BUILDS MOMENTUM Published for the employees of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory October 27, 2006 Vol. 31, No. 21 HANS BETHE AWARD FOR JIM WILSON PAGE 5 Getting to the bottom of the. . . periodic table Newsline 4 October 27, 2006 SCIENCE NEWS By Anne M. Stark Newsline staff writer It could be dubbed voyage to the bottom of the periodic table of elements. That's the journey that the Heavy Element Group in the Chemistry, Materials and Life Sciences Directorate is on. And they recently came one step closer as they joined with Russian scientists to discover the newest superheavy ele- ment, element 118. LLNL scientists collabo-

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Cosmic Dawn: The First Star in the Universe  

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What was the first thing in the Universe? A black hole or a star? How did it form? Even our biggest and best telescopes cannot tell us. Direct calculation with supercomputers, however, can. The first luminous objects in the Universe were very massive stars shining one million times as brightly as our sun. They died quickly and seeded the cosmos with the chemical elements necessary for life. One star at a time, galaxies started to assemble just one hundred million years after the Big Bang, and they are still growing now. Join Dr. Abel in a fascinating journey through the early universe, where he uses the latest computer animations of early star formation, supernovae explosions and the buildup of the first galaxies.

Abel, Tom

2008-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Z Prime: A Story  

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This is an imaginary story that could come to pass involving a detector, a Boson, and good resolution. It was written for Snowmass 2013, as a white paper for the New Physics group. The story describes a scenario in which nature has designated the existence of a Left-Right Symmetric Model Z' at a pole mass of 3 TeV, which is observed by analysers through the dilepton decay channel. Signal and Background samples were generated for a proton-proton collider at $\\sqrt{s}$ = 14 TeV and $\\sqrt{s}$ = 33 TeV, with enough events to represent a dataset of up to 3000 fb$^{-1}$ for each centre of mass energy. These samples were passed through the Delphes fast simulation framework to produce detector reconstructed events. The story is played out from first hints to a well established new discovery with plentiful data, and attempts to capture the journey and excitement that this entails.

Daniel Hayden; Raymond Brock; Christopher Willis

2013-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

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National Criticality Experiments Research Center: Capability and Status  

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After seven years, the former Los Alamos Critical Experiments Facility (LACEF), or Pajarito Site, has reopened for business as the National Criticality Experiments Research Center (NCERC) at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). Four critical assembly machines (Comet, Planet, Flat-Top, and Godiva-IV) made the journey from Los Alamos to the NNSS. All four machines received safety system upgrades along with new digital control systems. Between these machines, systems ranging from the thermal through the intermediate to the fast spectrum may be assembled. Steady-State, transient, and super-prompt critical conditions may be explored. NCERC is the sole remaining facility in the United States capable of conducting general-purpose nuclear materials handling including the construction and operation of high-multiplication assemblies, delayed critical assemblies, and prompt critical assemblies. Reconstitution of the unique capabilities at NCERC ensures the viability of (1) The Nuclear Renaissance, (2) Stockpile Stewardship, and (3) and the next generation of criticality experimentalists.

Hayes, David K. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Myers, William L. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-07-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Science & Technology Review April/May 2009  

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This month's issue has the following articles: (1) Leveraging the National Ignition Facility to Meet the Climate-Energy Challenge--Commentary by George H. Miller; (2) The Journey into a New Era of Scientific Discoveries--The world's largest laser is dedicated on May 29, 2009; (3) Safe and Sustainable Energy with LIFE--A revolutionary technology to generate electricity, modeled after the National Ignition Facility, could either be a pure fusion energy source or combine the best of fusion and fission energy; (4) A Simulated Rehearsal for Battle--Livermore's Joint Conflict and Tactical Simulation is the most widely used tactical model in the world; (5) Improving Catalysis with a 'Noble' Material--By infusing carbon aerogels with platinum, researchers have produced a more affordable and efficient catalytic material; and (6) A Time Machine for Fast Neutrons--A new, robust time-projection chamber that provides directional detection of fast neutrons could greatly improve search methods for nuclear materials.

Bearinger, J P

2009-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Isotopes Tell Origin and Operation of the Sun  

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The Iron Sun formed on the collapsed core of a supernova and now acts as a magnetic plasma diffuser, as did the precursor star, separating ions by mass. This process covers the solar surface with lightweight elements and with lighter isotopes of each element. Running difference images expose rigid, iron-rich structures below the fluid photosphere made of lightweight elements. The energy source for the Sun and ordinary stars seems to be neutron-emission and neutron-decay, with partial fusion of the decay product, rather than simple fusion of hydrogen into helium or heavier elements. Neutron-emission from the solar core and neutron-decay generate about sixty five percent of solar luminosity and H-fusion generates about thirty-five percent. The upward flow of H ions maintains mass-separation in the Sun. Only about one percent of this neutron decay product survives its upward journey to depart as solar-wind hydrogen.

O. Manuel; Sumeet A. Kamat; Michael Mozina

2005-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Power management strategy based on adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system for fuel cell-battery hybrid vehicle  

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A power management strategy based on an adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system is proposed to enhance the fuel economy of fuel cell-battery hybrid vehicle and increase the mileage of continuation of journey. The model of hybrid vehicle for fuel cell-battery structure is developed by electric vehicle simulation software advisor. The simulation results demonstrate that the proposed strategy can satisfy the power requirement of four standard drive cycles and achieve the power distribution between fuel cell system and battery. The comprehensive comparisons with a power tracking control strategy which is widely adopted in advisor verify that the proposed strategy has better validity in terms of fuel economy in four standard drive cycles. Hence

Qi Li; Weirong Chen; Shukui Liu; Zhiyu You; Shiyong Tao; Yankun Li

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aspects of Late Helladic sea trade  

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The trade mechanisms joining the Mycenaean Aegean to the greater Levant have intrigued and eluded Bronze Age scholarship since the earliest discoveries of foreign objects in Mycenaean burials. In the past decade, topics of interregional trade in the eastern Mediterranean have enjoyed renewed discussions, inspired in no small part by the excavation of the Uluburun shipwreck. Data generated from the shipwreck is amounting to an extraordinary body of evidence for contact between the Aegean and the Near East. The proposed Mycenaean presence on board the Uluburun ship requires that the sum of evidence and hypotheses for trade between the two regions be re-examined. By attempting to demonstrate the role the Mycenaeans had performed on the last journey of the Uluburun ship, an important mechanism of trade may be revealed between the Aegean and Semitic worlds.

Bachhuber, Christoph Stephen

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Small Column Ion Exchange Technology at Savannah River Site | Department of  

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Small Column Ion Exchange Technology at Savannah River Site Small Column Ion Exchange Technology at Savannah River Site Small Column Ion Exchange Technology at Savannah River Site The Small Column Ion Exchange (SCIX) system being developed for deployment at the Savannah River Site (SRS) is a supplementary salt waste processing technology that, if implemented, will augment the baseline Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF) capability. An opportunity exists to shorten the SRS radioactive waste system lifecycle by 6 years, and significantly reduce life cycle costs, by accelerating salt processing to earlier completion, simultaneous with sludge vitrification. As described in the Enhanced Tank Waste Strategy, which is part of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) Roadmap - EM Journey to Excellence,

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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22, 2011 22, 2011 Richard Kauffman has recently joined the Energy Department as a Senior Advisor and is one of the country's leading experts on private sector investment in clean energy. Photo Credit: Quentin Kruger, Department of Energy The Faces of Energy: Richard Kauffman's Journey From The Oil Crisis to Clean Tech One of the country's leading experts on private sector investment in clean energy, Richard Kauffman is joining the Energy Department as a Senior Advisor. It's also his first in the public sector - a fact that humbles Kauffman: "For me this is my opportunity to serve. My hope is that I will bring capabilities and experience that are complementary to the great talent that is already here." September 22, 2011 Amanda Crosby, right, and Belinda Dods of New Zealand celebrate placing the final screw on the deck of their house at Solar Decathlon 2011.

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Los Alamos in SPACE | National Security Science Magazine | Los Alamos  

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Los Alamos in SPACE Los Alamos in SPACE Since the launches of the first man-made objects (Sputnik and Explorer 1) to orbit the Earth more than a half-century ago, thousands of spacecraft have been launched, many of those carrying Los Alamos sensors and instrumentation systems. Our journey began with the research and development of a two-decade-long nuclear rocket program, Project Rover. In the 1950s, Los Alamos scientists, building on their nuclear expertise, examined new methods for rocket propulsion into space. In December 1960, in the thick of the Cold War and during negotiation of the Limited Test Ban Treaty, the Atomic Energy Commission and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) first met to discuss a space-based system to detect nuclear explosions in the atmosphere and space. The nation turned to Los

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July 1, 2004: Cassini-Huygena spacecraft goes into orbit around Saturn |  

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, 2004: Cassini-Huygena spacecraft goes into orbit around , 2004: Cassini-Huygena spacecraft goes into orbit around Saturn July 1, 2004: Cassini-Huygena spacecraft goes into orbit around Saturn July 1, 2004: Cassini-Huygena spacecraft goes into orbit around Saturn July 1, 2004 The Cassini-Huygena spacecraft goes into orbit around the planet Saturn following a seven-year journey made possible partly by work done at DOE sites. Cassini is powered by plutonium-238 produced by DOE's Savannah River Site. The Pu-238 is contained in three radioisotopic thermo-electric generators (RTGs) that convert heat from the plutonium fuel into electricity to power the spacecraft's many scientific instruments, control systems, and communication devices. DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory developed and fabricated the protective cladding, iridium alloy clad vent

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MHK Technologies/EnCurrent Turbine | Open Energy Information  

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EnCurrent Turbine EnCurrent Turbine < MHK Technologies Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage EnCurrent Turbine.jpg Technology Profile Primary Organization New Energy Corporation Project(s) where this technology is utilized *MHK Projects/Bonnybrook Wastewater Facility Project 1 *MHK Projects/Bonnybrook Wastewater Facility Project 2 *MHK Projects/Canoe Pass *MHK Projects/Great River Journey *MHK Projects/Miette River *MHK Projects/Pointe du Bois *MHK Projects/Ruby ABS Alaskan *MHK Projects/Western Irrigation District Technology Resource Click here Current/Tidal Technology Type Click here Cross Flow Turbine Technology Readiness Level Click here TRL 1-3: Discovery / Concept Definition / Early Stage Development & Design & Engineering

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Comparison of glass surfaces as a countertop material to existing surfaces  

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Gleen Glass, a small production glass company that creates countertops, was selected for the Technology Assistance Program through Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Gleen Glass was seeking material property analysis comparing glass as a countertop material to current surfaces (i.e. marble, granite and engineered stone). With samples provided from Gleen Glass, testing was done on granite, marble, and 3 different glass surfaces ('Journey,' 'Pebble,' and 'Gleen'). Results showed the glass surfaces have a lower density, lower water absorption, and are stronger in compressive and flexural tests as compared to granite and marble. Thermal shock tests showed the glass failed when objects with a high thermal mass are placed directly on them, whereas marble and granite did not fracture under these conditions.

Turo, Laura A.; Winschell, Abigail E.

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Offshore Technology  

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This report, and the roadmapping exercise that produced it, is the result of a series of transparent workshops held across the nation. A wealth of information was produced to compliment internal sources like the Energy Information Administration. The active participation of the Department's stakeholders is greatly appreciated. Walter Rosenbusch, Director of the Minerals Management Service (MMS) deserves special recognition. His partnership, participation and input were instrumental to the success of this effort. I also would like to thank my friend Governor Mark White for his participation and support of this effort. In addition, I thank the following workshop chairs and moderators for their participation and contribution to the roadmapping efforts: Mary Jane Wilson, WZI, Inc.; Ron Oligney, Dr. Michael Economides, and Jim Longbottom, University of Houston; John Vasselli, Houston Advanced Research Center; and Art Schroeder, Energy Valley. This report, however, does not represent the end of such long-range planning by the Department, its national labs, and its stakeholders. Rather it is a roadmap for accelerating the journey into the ultradeepwater Western Gulf of Mexico. The development of new technologies and commercialization paths, discoveries by marine biologists, and the fluctuations of international markets will continue to be important influences. With that in mind, let the journey begin. Emil Pea Deputy Assistant Secretary for Natural Gas and Petroleum Technology OFFSHORE TECHNOLOGY ROADMAP FOR THE ULTRA-DEEPWATER GULF OF MEXICO U.S. Department of Energy Maximumhistm,183 oil product,0 ratd for Gulf of Mexico wells. Taller barsindicat higherproduct44 ratdu The dat show numerous deepwat, oil wells producedat significant2 higherrate tt ever seen in t, Gulf of ...

Roadmap For The; Deepwater Gulf; Of Mexico

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Parallelizing AT with MatlabMPI  

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The Accelerator Toolbox (AT) is a high-level collection of tools and scripts specifically oriented toward solving problems dealing with computational accelerator physics. It is integrated into the MATLAB environment, which provides an accessible, intuitive interface for accelerator physicists, allowing researchers to focus the majority of their efforts on simulations and calculations, rather than programming and debugging difficulties. Efforts toward parallelization of AT have been put in place to upgrade its performance to modern standards of computing. We utilized the packages MatlabMPI and pMatlab, which were developed by MIT Lincoln Laboratory, to set up a message-passing environment that could be called within MATLAB, which set up the necessary pre-requisites for multithread processing capabilities. On local quad-core CPUs, we were able to demonstrate processor efficiencies of roughly 95% and speed increases of nearly 380%. By exploiting the efficacy of modern-day parallel computing, we were able to demonstrate incredibly efficient speed increments per processor in AT's beam-tracking functions. Extrapolating from prediction, we can expect to reduce week-long computation runtimes to less than 15 minutes. This is a huge performance improvement and has enormous implications for the future computing power of the accelerator physics group at SSRL. However, one of the downfalls of parringpass is its current lack of transparency; the pMatlab and MatlabMPI packages must first be well-understood by the user before the system can be configured to run the scripts. In addition, the instantiation of argument parameters requires internal modification of the source code. Thus, parringpass, cannot be directly run from the MATLAB command line, which detracts from its flexibility and user-friendliness. Future work in AT's parallelization will focus on development of external functions and scripts that can be called from within MATLAB and configured on multiple nodes, while expending minimal communication overhead with the integrated MATLAB library.

Li, Evan Y.; /Brown U. /SLAC

2011-06-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Neural networks as tools for predicting materials properties  

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Materials science is of fundamental significance to science and technology because our industrial base and society depend upon our ability to develop advanced materials. Materials and materials processing cuts across almost every sector of industry. The key in all of these areas is the ability to rapidly screen possible designs which will have significant impact. However up to now materials design and processing have been to a large extent empirical sciences. In addition we are still unable to design new alloys and polymers to meet application specific requirements. Being able to do so quickly and at minimum cost would provide an incredible advantage. Obviously, the ability to predict physical, chemical, or mechanical properties of compounds prior to their synthesis is of great technological value in optimizing their design, processing, or recycling. In addition, in order to realize the ultimate goal of materials by computational design, the reverse problem, prediction of chemical structure based on desired properties, has to be resolved. Research at ORNL has lead to the development of a novel computational paradigm (coupling computational neural networks with graph theory, genetic algorithms, wavelet theory, fuzzy logic, molecular dynamics, and quantum chemistry) capable of performing accurate computational synthesis (both predictions of properties or the design of compounds that have specified performance criteria). The computational paradigm represents a hybrid of a number of emerging technologies and has proven to work very well for test compounds ranging from small organic molecules to polymeric materials. Fundamental to the method is the neural network-based formulation of the correlations between structure and properties. The advantages of this method is in its ease of use, speed, accuracy, and that it can be used to predict both properties from structure, and also structure from properties.

Sumpter, B.G.; Noid, D.W.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Ferrocyanide safety program: An assessment of the possibility of ferrocyanide sludge dryout  

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Much attention has been focused on the Hanford Site radioactive waste storage tanks as a results of problems that have been envisioned for them. One problem is the potential chemical reaction between ferrocyanide precipitate particles and nitrates in the absence of water. This report addresses the question of whether dryout of a portion of ferrocyanide sludge would render it potentially reactive. Various sludge dryout mechanisms were examined to determine if any of them could occur. The mechanisms are: (1) bulk heating of the entire sludge inventory to its boiling point; (2) loss of liquid to the atmosphere via sludge surface evaporation; (3) local drying by boiling in a hot spot region; (4) sludge drainage through a leak in the tank wall; and (5) local drying by evaporation from a warm segment of surface sludge. From the simple analyses presented in this report and more detailed published analyses, it is evident that global loss of water from bulk heating of the sludge to its boiling point or from surface evaporation and vapor transport to the outside air is not credible. Also, from the analyses presented in this report and experimental and analytical work presented elsewhere, it is evident that formation of a dry local or global region of sludge as a result of tank leakage (draining of interstitial liquid) is not possible. Finally, and most importantly, it is concluded that formation of dry local regions in the ferrocyanide sludge by local hot spots or warm surface regions is not possible. The conclusion that local or global dryout is incredible is consistent with four decades of waste storage history, during which sludge temperature have gradually decreased or remained constant and the sludge moisture content has been retained. 54 refs.

Epstein, M.; Fauske, H.K. [Fauske and Associates, Inc., Burr Ridge, IL (United States); Dickinson, D.R.; Crippen, M.D.; McCormack, J.D.; Cash, R.J.; Meacham, J.E. [Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States); Simmons, C.S. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Criticality safety strategy for the Fuel Cycle Facility electrorefiner at Argonne National Laboratory, West  

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The Integral Fast Reactor being developed by Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) combines the advantages of metal-fueled, liquid-metal-cooled reactors and a closed fuel cycle. Presently, the Fuel Cycle Facility (FCF) at ANL-West in Idaho Falls, Idaho is being modified to recycle spent metallic fuel from Experimental Breeder Reactor II as part of a demonstration project sponsored by the Department of Energy. A key component of the FCF is the electrorefiner (ER) in which the actinides are separated from the fission products. In the electrorefining process, the metal fuel is anodically dissolved into a high-temperature molten salt and refined uranium or uranium/plutonium products are deposited at cathodes. In this report, the criticality safety strategy for the FCF ER is summarized. FCF ER operations and processes formed the basis for evaluating criticality safety and control during actinide metal fuel refining. In order to show criticality safety for the FCF ER, the reference operating conditions for the ER had to be defined. Normal operating envelopes (NOES) were then defined to bracket the important operating conditions. To keep the operating conditions within their NOES, process controls were identified that can be used to regulate the actinide forms and content within the ER. A series of operational checks were developed for each operation that wig verify the extent or success of an operation. The criticality analysis considered the ER operating conditions at their NOE values as the point of departure for credible and incredible failure modes. As a result of the analysis, FCF ER operations were found to be safe with respect to criticality.

Mariani, R.D.; Benedict, R.W. [Argonne National Lab., Idaho Falls, ID (United States); Lell, R.M.; Turski, R.B.; Fujita, E.K. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Resolution of the nuclear criticality safety issue for the Hanford site high-level waste tanks  

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This paper describes the approach used to resolve the Nuclear Criticality Safety Issue for the Hanford Site high-level waste tanks. Although operational controls have been in place at the Hanford Site throughout its operating life to minimize the amount of fissile material discarded as waste, estimates of the total amount of plutonium that entered the waste tanks range from 500 to 1,000 kg. Nuclear criticality safety concerns were heightened in 1991 based on a review of waste analysis results and a subsequent U.S. Department of Energy 1399 review of the nuclear criticality program. Although the DOE review team concluded that there was no imminent risk of a criticality at the Hanford Site tank farms, the team also stated its concern regarding the lack of definitive knowledge of the fissile material inventory and distribution within the waste tanks and the lack of sufficient management support for the overall criticality safety program. An in-depth technical review of the nuclear criticality safety of the waste tanks was conducted to develop a defensible technical basis to ensure that waste tanks are subcritical. The review covered all relevant aspects of nuclear criticality safety including neutronics and chemical and physical phenomena of the waste form under aging waste conditions as well as during routine waste management operations. This paper provides a review of the technical basis to support the conclusion that given current plutonium inventories and operating conditions, a nuclear criticality is incredible. The DOE has been requested to close the Nuclear Criticality Safety Issue. The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board is currently reviewing the technicalbasis.

Bratzel, D.R.

1997-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Feasibility of detecting artificial magnetic anomalies in hydrofractured rock by superconducting gradiometer-SQUID systems  

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A study of the signal physics of magnetic anomaly detection by superconducting gradiometer-SQUID systems to determine the feasibility of possible applications to the geothermal energy program is described. The system would make full use of the incredible sensitivity of the superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) which can be in the range of 10/sup -11/ Oe. In addition to magnetic anomalies in the earth's field produced by spherical distributions of magnetic matter, anomalies that would be artificially produced by flooding magnetic material into cracks produced by hydrofracturing in deep boreholes drilled into dry rock geothermal sources are considered. The study indicates that surface detection by horizontal and vertical gradiometers of crack anomalies will not be feasible if the magnetic material flooding the crack is a paramagnetic solution. However, one can concoct a slurry to carry prepolarized ferromagnetic particles of a size sufficiently large to permit domain formation but small enough to permit rotation and alignment in the earth's field. In this case, the anomaly signal is large enough to permit extraction of anomaly orientation information out of the background of magnetic noise and earth's field gradients. The superconducting gradiometer-SQUID system is shown to be exceptional in its capability of removing undesirable magnetic noise and gradients. The greatest promise was found in systems that would be comprised of a magnetometer or gradiometer that could be lowered into the borehole to positions opposite the formations cracked by hydrofracturing. The use of a paramagnetic material to produce the artificial anomaly will not provide signals of sufficient amplitude to overcome the magnetic noise. However, the slurry containing only one percent by volume of ferromagnetic particles will produce a crack anomaly that is easily detectable by magnetometer or by the superconducting gradiometer-SQUID system.

Overton, W.C. Jr.

1976-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Engineered Nanomaterials, Sexy New Technology and Potential Hazards  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Engineered nanomaterials enhance exciting new applications that can greatly benefit society in areas of cancer treatments, solar energy, energy storage, and water purification. While nanotechnology shows incredible promise in these and other areas by exploiting nanomaterials unique properties, these same properties can potentially cause adverse health effects to workers who may be exposed during work. Dispersed nanoparticles in air can cause adverse health effects to animals not merely due to their chemical properties but due to their size, structure, shape, surface chemistry, solubility, carcinogenicity, reproductive toxicity, mutagenicity, dermal toxicity, and parent material toxicity. Nanoparticles have a greater likelihood of lung deposition and blood absorption than larger particles due to their size. Nanomaterials can also pose physical hazards due to their unusually high reactivity, which makes them useful as catalysts, but has the potential to cause fires and explosions. Characterization of the hazards (and potential for exposures) associated with nanomaterial development and incorporation in other products is an essential step in the development of nanotechnologies. Developing controls for these hazards are equally important. Engineered controls should be integrated into nanomaterial manufacturing process design according to 10CFR851, DOE Policy 456.1, and DOE Notice 456.1 as safety-related hardware or administrative controls for worker safety. Nanomaterial hazards in a nuclear facility must also meet control requirements per DOE standards 3009, 1189, and 1186. Integration of safe designs into manufacturing processes for new applications concurrent with the developing technology is essential for worker safety. This paper presents a discussion of nanotechnology, nanomaterial properties/hazards and controls.

Beaulieu, R A

2009-05-04T23:59:59.000Z

380

Understanding curriculum in context: using currere to explore the perceptions, attitudes and practices of white teachers in classrooms with african american students  

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As a careful look into the daily lived experiences of teachers in todays schools, the overarching purpose of this study was to seek a clearer understanding of how race may be reflected in the construction of teachers perceptions and practices. More specifically, the intent was to understand the relationship between the selected White teachers perceptions of themselves as White educators, their perceptions of the African American students they teach, and their teaching practices. Further, this research also sought to explore the potential and possibilities for engaging currere, as defined in Pinars 1976 work, as a method of study in educational research. With this in mind, this study was not only a journey to explore the complexities in classrooms of selected White teachers and their African American students; it also became a complicated process of self-excavation and deconstruction of myself, a former White teacher of African American students. A qualitative methodology, guided by critical epistemologies was used. The researcher, acted as participant observer. The research included four components: teacher interviews, classroom observations, informal dialogue, and teacher reflection. Four significant instructional practices and interactions emerged from classroom observations that seemed to reflect the relationship between selected White teachers perceptions of themselves and the African American students they teach. These were: (1) overcorrection and inconsistent (re)direction, (2) failure to engage, (3) isolation and dismissal, and (4) lowered expectations and lesser curriculum. While the research in education has identified similar themes and practices, when viewed in and through the context of currere, a greater complexity in classrooms with White teachers and African American students is exposed. Currere holds that each of us is a manifestation of our past and that in order to realize any semblance of meaningful, authentic progress in the future, each of us must first examine our past, our perceptions and our ways of knowing and being in the world. Currere offers us a method by which to begin this journey as individuals, as a collective society, and certainly as teachers.

Milam, Jennifer Louise

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Finding Jung  

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Frank N. McMillan Jr., a country boy steeped in the traditional culture of rural Texas, was summoned to a life-long quest for meaning by a dream lion he met in the night. On his journey, he followed the lead of the founder of analytical psychology, Carl Jung, and eventually established the worlds first professorship to advance the study of that field. McMillan, born and raised on a ranch near Calvert, was an Aggie through and through, with degrees in geology and petroleum engineering. As an adult working near Bay City, Texas, he was lunching in a country caf when by chance he met abstract expressionist painter Forrest Bess, who was ecstatically waving a letter he had received from Jung himself. The artists enthusiastic description of Jung as a master psychologist, soul doctor, and healer led McMillan to the Jung Center in Houston, where he began reading Jungs Collected Works. McMillan frequently said, Jung saved my life. Finding Jung: Frank N. McMillan Jr., a Life in Quest of the Lion captures McMillans journey through the words of his own journals and through reflections by his son, Frank III. David Rosen, the holder of the first endowed McMillan professorship at Texas A&M University, adds insights to the book, and the late Sir Laurens van der Post, whom the elder McMillan met at the Houston Jung Center in 1979, authored a foreword to the book before his death. This is a story that sheds light on the inner workings of the self as well as the Jungian understanding of the Self. In often lyrical language, it gives the human background to a major undertaking in the dissemination of Jungian scholarship and provides a personal account of a life lived in near-mythic dimensions. FRANK N. MCMILLAN III, an author, educator, and speaker, has been active in worldwide Jungian circles for the past twenty-five years. A former board member of the C. G. Jung Educational Center of Houston and a member of the International Association of Jungian Studies, he lives in Corpus Christi.

McMillan, Frank N.

2012-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

382

Fermilab | Web Cams | NOvA Far Detector  

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Follow us on: Facebook Twitter NOvA Far Detector Live Webcam South View This text will be replaced North View This text will be replaced View this full feed on Twitter! @NOvANuz Twitter Feed Tweets by @NOvANuz You are watching the creation of the most powerful neutrino experiment in North America. It's called NOvA, and it's a collaboration among roughly 170 scientists at 34 institutions around the world. The project is currently under construction in two locations - the 360-ton NOvA near detector is being built underground at Fermilab, while the 14,000-ton far detector is being assembled in this building near Ash River, Minnesota, as you can see above. The far detector will be made up of 28 PVC blocks, each 51 feet high and wide, and seven feet deep. When it's finished, the device will be about 200 feet long. Filled with a transparent liquid and outfitted with light-sensitive sensors, the NOvA far detector will analyze a beam of neutrinos that begins its journey at Fermilab in Batavia, Illinois, and travels through about 500 miles of earth to the detector.

383

OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information |  

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R&D Collections Topic R&D Collections Topic OSTI's Amazing Dr. Watson by Kathy Chambers 17 Apr, 2013 in Products and Content Searching for "clues" During the past year, Dr. William N. Watson, physicist, of DOE/OSTI's staff has posted quite a few very interesting white papers in OSTI's monthly Science Showcase on OSTI's Home Page. This quiet, unassuming man crafts prolific papers on popular science topics of interest to the Department of Energy (DOE). He investigates and assimilates this information from OSTI's extensive R&D Collections and takes us on a layman's journey through the technical details and scientific research that make it all possible. William's papers have helped us to understand key technologies developed at DOE Laboratories for the Mars Science Laboratory's Curiosity and how chemical analysis of rocks and soil is determined millions of miles away. We know what is happening with new heat pump technology and how DOE researchers are working to improve designs and efficiency.

384

Dates  

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Dates Dates Nature Bulletin No. 511-A December 15, 1973 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation DATES When the wise men from the east, guided by a mysterious new star, traveled to Jerusalem and thence to Bethlehem where they worshipped the infant Jesus and presented Him with gifts, you can be sure that, in addition to gold and frankincense and myrrh, they carried dates as food to sustain them on their long journey. The Date Palm had been cultivated along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers since the time of the Sumerians, 3000 years before the birth of Christ. This tree, like the coconut palm, is unknown today in its wild state but is believed to have originated in Ethiopia. In early times it was abundant in Palestine and the scientific name, Phoenix, given to the date palm by the Greeks, may be due to the fact that they first saw it in Phoenicia. The "tree of life, " variously referred to in the Bible, was probably this palm.

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Development of a System-Wide Predator Control Program : Stepwise Implementation of a Predation Index Predator Control Fisheries and Evaluation Plan in the Columbia River Basin, 1990 Annual Report.  

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The papers in this document report the results of studies to develop a Columbia River basin-wide program to control northern squawfish predation on juvenile salmonids. Our studies focus on (1) determining where in the basin northern squawfish predation is a problem, (2) conducting various fisheries for northern squawfish, and (3) testing a plan to evaluate how well fisheries are controlling northern squawfish populations. These studies were initiated as part of a basin-wide effort to reduce mortality of juvenile salmonids on their journey from natal streams to the ocean. Earlier work in the Columbia River basin suggested predation by northern squawfish on juvenile salmonids may account for most of the 10 to 20 percent mortality juvenile salmonids experience in each of eight Columbia and Snake river reservoirs. Modeling simulations based on work in John Day Reservoir from 1982--1988 indicated it is not necessary to eradicate northern squawfish to substantially reduce predation-caused mortality of juvenile salmonids. Instead, if northern squawfish were exploited at a 20 percent rate, reductions in their numbers and restructuring of their populations could reduce their predation on juvenile salmonids by 50 percent. We tested three fisheries in 1990, a tribal long-line fishery, a recreational-reward fishery, and a dam hook-and-line fishery.

Nigro, Anthony A.

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Magnetismo Molecular (Molecular Magentism)  

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The new synthesis processes in chemistry open a new world of research, new and surprising materials never before found in nature can now be synthesized and, as a wonderful result, observed a series of physical phenomena never before imagined. Among these are many new materials the molecular magnets, the subject of this book and magnetic properties that are often reflections of the quantum behavior of these materials. Aside from the wonderful experience of exploring something new, the theoretical models that describe the behavior these magnetic materials are, in most cases, soluble analytically, which allows us to know in detail the physical mechanisms governing these materials. Still, the academic interest in parallel this subject, these materials have a number of properties that are promising to be used in technological devices, such as in computers quantum magnetic recording, magnetocaloric effect, spintronics and many other devices. This volume will journey through the world of molecular magnets, from the structural description of these materials to state of the art research.

Reis, Mario S [Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brasil; Moreira Dos Santos, Antonio F [ORNL

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Agency datasets monthly list | Data.gov  

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Bullion Sales and Mintage Figures Sales totals by month are updated every weekday by 5 p.m. (ET). Mintage is updated annually. Programs tracked in this report include: American Eagle, American Buffalo, and America the Beautiful Silver Five Ounce Coin. TREAS MINT Federal Government Finances and Employment 2013-08-22 07:38:38 Bullion Sales and Mintage Figures Sales totals by month are updated every weekday by 5 p.m. (ET). Mintage is updated annually. Programs tracked in this report include: American Eagle, American Buffalo, and America the Beautiful Silver Five Ounce Coin. TREAS MINT Federal Government Finances and Employment 2013-08-22 07:38:38 Circulating Coins Production Figures Production figures for circulating coins by denomination manufactured in Denver and Philadelphia. Updated monthly. Data includes active and inactive programs. Programs tracked in this report include: America the Beautiful Quarters, Presidential $1 Coins, District of Columbia and U.S. Territories Quarters, 50 State Quarters, Westward Journey Nickel Series. Presidential $1 Coins, Native American $1 Coins, and Kennedy Half Dollar Coins are currently only minted for numismatic products. Coins minted for numismatic bags, rolls, and boxes are produced in the circulating departments and may be shown in circulating totals. TREAS MINT Federal Government Finances and Employment 2013-08-22 07:38:38

388

Migration of Birds  

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Birds Birds Nature Bulletin No. 146 March 13, 1948 Forest Preserve District of Cook County William N, Erickson, President Roberts Mann, Supt. of Conservation MIGRATION OF BIRDS High in the sky, wild geese are honking as they return to their nesting ground in the far north. Presently, our summer songbirds will appear and the ponds and marshes be repopulated by ducks and shore birds. Some birds, like the juncos and tree sparrows, resident here all winter, will leave for Canada or our northern states, in May, great flocks of warblers will arrive, tarry briefly, and pass on, not to be seen again until they migrate southward in autumn. The spectacular annual journeys of many kinds of birds, and their homing "instincts", have been a source of wonder since ancient times. In recent years, large-scale marking with small aluminum identification bands upon their legs, has yielded much information about birds their migration routes, speed of travel, summer and winter homes, length of life and life histories.

389

Wild Onions  

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Onions Onions Nature Bulletin No. 184 March 21, 1981 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation WILD ONIONS In 1673-74, when Father Marquette and his party journeyed from what is now Green Bay, Wisconsin, and returned by way of what is now Chicago. It is recorded that one of their chief foods was the "wild onion": probably the Wild Leek and the Meadow Garlic in the woods of Wisconsin, and the Nodding Onion so abundant in the wet prairies around Chicago. Two of the first plants to push through the ground in spring, along with the skunk cabbage, are the wild leek and the wild garlic. A woodsman will eat handfuls of their tender leaves, which is all right if he stays in the woods away from people. Believe it or not, leeks, garlics and onions are "outlaw" members of the lily family. Their flavor and odor are due to an oil-like vegetable compound of sulfur which is volatile and dissipated by heat, making them more palatable when cooked -- particularly if boiled In 3 different waters.

390

Algae  

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Algae Algae Nature Bulletin No. 556-A March 1, 1975 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation ALGAE These are the most exciting years that mankind has ever known -- the beginnings of the Space Age. Already, earthlings are making definite plans to visit the moon and Mars and even more distant parts of the universe. Because of the enormous amounts of fuel and equipment necessary for each pound of pay load to escape the earth's gravity and return, the supply of food and oxygen for travelers on these fantastically long journeys must be kept to a minimum. One of the suggested answers is to make use of the microscopic alga, Chlorella, which is found commonly in fresh water. In sunlight, like other green plants, it uses carbon dioxide and plant foods to grow and multiply. In the process it releases pure oxygen which could be used for breathing. Furthermore, a crop of excess Chlorella -- rich in food value -- could be harvested to feed the human passengers. They, in turn, produce the carbon dioxide and waste materials necessary to keep the alga growing. Such a miniature world can be imitated in a sealed glass container of water stocked with a bit of alga and a little aquatic animal life. Set near a window, they often survive for years.

391

OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information |  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

free-electron lasers Topic free-electron lasers Topic OSTI's Amazing Dr. Watson by Kathy Chambers 17 Apr, 2013 in Products and Content Searching for "clues" During the past year, Dr. William N. Watson, physicist, of DOE/OSTI's staff has posted quite a few very interesting white papers in OSTI's monthly Science Showcase on OSTI's Home Page. This quiet, unassuming man crafts prolific papers on popular science topics of interest to the Department of Energy (DOE). He investigates and assimilates this information from OSTI's extensive R&D Collections and takes us on a layman's journey through the technical details and scientific research that make it all possible. William's papers have helped us to understand key technologies developed at DOE Laboratories for the Mars Science Laboratory's Curiosity and how chemical analysis of rocks and soil is determined millions of miles away. We know what is happening with new heat pump technology and how DOE researchers are working to improve designs and efficiency.

392

New York | Department of Energy  

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July 16, 2013 July 16, 2013 Western New York Nuclear Service Center: History Presentation made by Paul J. Bembia for the NTSF annual meeting held from May 14-16, 2013 in Buffalo, NY July 11, 2013 The Muon g-2 (pronounced gee minus two) is an experiment that will use the Fermilab accelerator complex to create an intense beam of muons -- a type of subatomic particle -- traveling at the speed of light. The experiment is picking up after a previous muon experiment at Brookhaven National Laboratory, which concluded in 2001. In this photo, the massive electromagnet is beginning its 3,200-mile journey from the woods of Long Island to the plains near Chicago, where scientists at Fermilab will refill its storage ring with muons created at Fermilab's Antiproton Source. The 50-foot-diameter ring is made of steel, aluminum and superconducting wire. It will travel down the East Coast, around the tip of Florida, and up the Mississippi River to Fermilab in Illinois. Transporting the 50-ton device by truck requires meticulous precision -- just a tilt or a twist of a few degrees could leave the internal wiring irreparably damaged.

393

Plasma Diffuser Sorts Light Atoms to Solar Surface  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Sun operates like a giant plasma diffuser that sorts lighter isotopes and elements to the solar surface. Measurements indicate that the interior of the Sun consists mostly of the same seven, even-numbered elements as ordinary meteorites: Iron, oxygen, nickel, silicon, sulfur, magnesium, and calcium. These ordinary elements compose clothing on the central neutron star that was produced at the core of the supernova that exploded here 5 billion years ago. Neutron emission generates most solar energy. Neutron-decay near the core produces Hydrogen ions that are accelerated upward by deep-seated magnetic fields. This is the carrier gas that maintains mass separation in the Sun. Like smoke, Hydrogen is a by-product from the solar furnace that powers the Sun. As smoke passes over catalytic converters in the flue of a high-efficiency furnace, most Hydrogen is fused into Helium during its upward journey. H-fusion makes less than 38 percent of solar energy. Each year 50 trillion tons of Hydrogen reach the solar surface and are flung off in the solar wind, with isotopes of other trace elements carefully sorted by mass. Hydrogen is smoke from the solar furnace, rather than its primary fuel.

O. Manuel

2005-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

394

Foreword for Non-Dispersive Infrared (NDIR) Gas Measurement Today  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Infrared spectroscopy provides the analytical laboratory with essential capabilities to identify and to quantify components of gas mixtures in a relatively straightforward manner. Except for symmetric diatomic species, most molecules are 'IR active' that is, they absorb IR light at specific energies associated with that molecule's vibrational and rotation modes. Simple molecules have a few predominant absorption energies and are easy to identify, while more complicated molecules with many bonds have many absorption peaks. To cover the full range of possible absorption energies, laboratory instruments initially employed dispersive elements, typically gratings, to scan over the wavelengths of interest. Today, Fourier-transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy has replaced most dispersive IR spectrometry due to improvements in speed and the signal-to-noise ratio but at the expense of instrumental complexity. The impressive analytical power of IR spectroscopy can be distilled into a tiny sensor for a restricted, but nevertheless very useful, set of chemical vapors. Non-dispersive infrared (NDIR) sensors use bandpass filters to select one, or at most a few, energy bands corresponding absorption by carbon dioxide, water, hydrocarbons, etc. Although the concept is simple, the task has proved to be elusive for constructing an NDIR sensor that maintains its calibration in spite of aging and environmental factors. Over the past four decades, Dr. Wong has been on the quest to perfect NDIR sensing, yet in very practical designs. This book reflects his journey, and more recently that of his coauthor, to do just that.

Warmack, Robert J Bruce [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Energy conditions, traversable wormholes and dust shells  

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Firstly, we review the pointwise and averaged energy conditions, the quantum inequality and the notion of the ``volume integral quantifier'', which provides a measure of the ``total amount'' of energy condition violating matter. Secondly, we present a specific metric of a spherically symmetric traversable wormhole in the presence of a generic cosmological constant, verifying that the null and the averaged null energy conditions are violated, as was to be expected. Thirdly, a pressureless dust shell is constructed around the interior wormhole spacetime by matching the latter geometry to a unique vacuum exterior solution. In order to further minimize the usage of exotic matter, we then find regions where the surface energy density is positive, thereby satisfying all of the energy conditions at the junction surface. An equation governing the behavior of the radial pressure across the junction surface is also deduced. Lastly, taking advantage of the construction, specific dimensions of the wormhole, namely, the throat radius and the junction interface radius, and estimates of the total traversal time and maximum velocity of an observer journeying through the wormhole, are also found by imposing the traversability conditions.

Francisco S. N. Lobo

2004-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

396

The Quantum Zeno Effect -- Watched Pots in the Quantum World  

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In the 5th century B.C.,the philosopher and logician Zeno of Elea posed several paradoxes which remained unresolved for over two thousand five hundred years. The $20^{th}$ century saw some resolutions to Zeno's mind boggling problems. This long journey saw many significant milestones in the form of discoveries like the tools of converging series and theories on infinite sets in mathematics. In recent times, the Zeno effect made an intriguing appearance in a rather unlikely place - a situation involving the time evolution of a quantum system, which is subject to "observations" over a period of time. Leonid Khalfin working in the former USSR in the 1960s and ECG Sudarshan and B. Misra at the University of Texas, Austin, first drew attention to this problem. In 1977, ECG Sudarshan and B. Misra published a paper on the quantum Zeno effect, called "The Zeno's paradox in quantum theory". Their fascinating result revealed the bizarre workings of the quantum world. Misra and Sudarshan's 1977 paper activated over two decades of theoretical and experimental explorations into the subject and still continues to evoke a lot of interest. In the following, the quantum Zeno effect is described and a brief outline of some of the work following Misra and Sudarshan's paper is given. The quantum Zeno effect is yet another example of the myriad unimaginable possibilities that lie waiting in the magical world of the quantum.

Anu Venugopalan

2012-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

397

An Ansatz Regarding Relativistic Space Travel Part II-Propulsion Realities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Travel to the stars can involve a perilous journey in an unfriendly space-time continuum that can include singularities, nonlinear events, gravity as a function of both position and vehicle velocity, and extra dimensional effects discussed in Part I. Such a device may possibly use field propulsion technology. Although several field propulsion schemes exist, a proposed candidate is based upon using an electromagnetic drive that uses a rotating magnetic field superimposed on the spacecraft's stationary or static electric field. This is comparable to a Searl generator and the field interaction would generate an electromagnetic vortex to create nonlinear gravitational effects possibly due to an inverse Gertsenshtein relationship to push against the intrinsic gravitational field of a planet. Moreover, changing alignment of the magnetic field axis with the electric field will induce a margin of lateral controllability. Issues such as assessing this combined effect of using both electric and magnetic fields are discussed. Finally, the need for experimental data is stressed to validate these otherwise very speculative theoretical notions.

Murad, Paul A

2008-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

398

FROM NDE WITH A Q TO SHM AND BEYOND  

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In the nineteen-sixties, a significant limitation of NDI and NDE became apparent with the advent of fracture mechanics. Fracture mechanics requires quantitative information on defects, which has to be obtained from quantitative non-destructive testing. A DARPA Program directed by Don Thompson provided the point of departure for the journey to put the Q with NDE. The DARPA Program, and subsequent DOD, FAA and industrial programs produced seminal results for diagnostics and prognostics. In diagnostics, measurement models, probability of detection considerations and techniques of defect characterization were developed, which were complemented by damage evolution laws, probabilistic failure analysis and damage progression estimates, for methods of prognostication. The new results in QNDE naturally led to the concept of structural health monitoring (SHM), whereby sensors are permanently installed on structures. An SHM system can provide on-demand (or continuous) information on the state of a structure, so that an assessment of the structural integrity can be made at any time, and timely remedial actions can be taken. In this paper, we review the development of QNDE towards SHM. Sensor development, data processing, materials engineering and solid mechanics play dominant roles in both the diagnostic and the prognostic components of SHM. A probabilistic approach is essential, as will be shown by examples of pre-crack fatigue damage, crack growth and optimization of an inspection schedule.

Achenbach, J. D. [Center for Quality Engineering and Failure Prevention, Northwestern University Evanston, IL 60208 (United States)

2009-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

399

ON THE (NON-)ENHANCEMENT OF THE Ly{alpha} EQUIVALENT WIDTH BY A MULTIPHASE INTERSTELLAR MEDIUM  

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It has been suggested that radiative transfer effects may explain the unusually high equivalent widths (EWs) of the Ly{alpha} line, observed occasionally from starburst galaxies, especially at high redshifts. If the dust is locked up inside high-density clouds dispersed in an empty intercloud medium, the Ly{alpha} photons could scatter off of the surfaces of the clouds, effectively having their journey confined to the dustless medium. The continuum radiation, on the other hand, does not scatter, and would thus be subject to absorption inside the clouds. This scenario is routinely invoked when Ly{alpha} EWs higher than what is expected theoretically are observed, although the ideal conditions under which the results are derived usually are not considered. Here we systematically examine the relevant physical parameters in this idealized framework, testing whether any astrophysically realistic scenarios may lead to such an effect. It is found that although clumpiness indeed facilitates the escape of Ly{alpha}, it is highly unlikely that any real interstellar media should result in a preferential escape of Ly{alpha} over continuum radiation. Other possible causes are discussed, and it is concluded that the observed high EWs are more likely to be caused by cooling radiation from cold accretion and/or anisotropic escape of the Ly{alpha} radiation.

Laursen, Peter; Duval, Florent; Oestlin, Goeran, E-mail: pela@dark-cosmology.dk [The Oskar Klein Centre, Department of Astronomy, Stockholm University, AlbaNova, SE-10691 Stockholm (Sweden)] [The Oskar Klein Centre, Department of Astronomy, Stockholm University, AlbaNova, SE-10691 Stockholm (Sweden)

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

2005-2009 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates Summary File Tracts  

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Estimates Summary File Tracts Estimates Summary File Tracts and Block Groups BusinessUSA Data/Tools Apps Challenges Let's Talk BusinessUSA You are here Data.gov » Communities » BusinessUSA » Data 2005-2009 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates Summary File Tracts and Block Groups Dataset Summary Description A nationwide survey that collects information such as age, race, income, commute time to work, home value, veteran status, and other data. Data from the American Community Survey and the Puerto Rico Community Survey were collected during calendar years 2005- 2009. Data available at the block group level. Tags {ACS,demographic,population,age,sex,disability,education,employment,income,ancestry,language,poverty,race,ethnicity,"Hispanic or Latino origin",relationships,"veteran status",grandparents,"marital status",marriage,divorce,fertility,"school enrollment",housing,tenure,renters,owners,homeowner,"physical characteristics","financial characteristics","number of rooms",mortgage,"household size","family type",Economic,industry,"grandparents as caregivers","journey to work",occupation,"health insurance","food stamps",SNAP,"place of birth",social,veterans,citizenship,employment,disability}

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401

Quantum Calisthenics: Gaussians, The Path Integral and Guided Numerical Approximations  

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It is apparent to anyone who thinks about it that, to a large degree, the basic concepts of Newtonian physics are quite intuitive, but quantum mechanics is not. My purpose in this talk is to introduce you to a new, much more intuitive way to understand how quantum mechanics works. I begin with an incredibly easy way to derive the time evolution of a Gaussian wave-packet for the case free and harmonic motion without any need to know the eigenstates of the Hamiltonian. This discussion is completely analytic and I will later use it to relate the solution for the behavior of the Gaussian packet to the Feynman path-integral and stationary phase approximation. It will be clear that using the information about the evolution of the Gaussian in this way goes far beyond what the stationary phase approximation tells us. Next, I introduce the concept of the bucket brigade approach to dealing with problems that cannot be handled totally analytically. This approach combines the intuition obtained in the initial discussion, as well as the intuition obtained from the path-integral, with simple numerical tools. My goal is to show that, for any specific process, there is a simple Hilbert space interpretation of the stationary phase approximation. I will then argue that, from the point of view of numerical approximations, the trajectory obtained from my generalization of the stationary phase approximation specifies that subspace of the full Hilbert space that is needed to compute the time evolution of the particular state under the full Hamiltonian. The prescription I will give is totally non-perturbative and we will see, by the grace of Maple animations computed for the case of the anharmonic oscillator Hamiltonian, that this approach allows surprisingly accurate computations to be performed with very little work. I think of this approach to the path-integral as defining what I call a guided numerical approximation scheme. After the discussion of the anharmonic oscillator I will turn to tunneling problems and show that the instanton can also be though of in the same way. I will do this for the classic problem of a double well potential in the extreme limit when the splitting between the two lowest levels is extremely small and the tunneling rate from one well to another is also very small.

Weinstein, Marvin; /SLAC

2009-02-12T23:59:59.000Z

402

Using Roadmapping to Meet the Challenge of Implementing the Environmental Management's 2012 Vision at the INEEL  

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Soon after becoming the Program Secretarial Officer (PSO) for the Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management (EM) Program, Jessie Roberson initiated a thorough Top-to-Bottom review of the EM Program and challenged the sites to conduct business differently. As an example, she emphasized risk reduction, not just risk management. INEEL's 2070 cleanup baseline was considered too long and must be completed significantly sooner. The cleanup costs must also be significantly reduced from the current baseline of $41 Billion. The challenge is to complete most of the cleanup by 2012 and to reduce the EM footprint at the INEEL to one site area, the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (INTEC), also by 2012. The difficulty of the challenge is increased by the requirement to perform the work within nearly flat budgets. The bottom line: do more work in less time for less money. Further complications were added when funding for EM's technology development program was greatly reduced, cutting out most of the technology support to the operational projects. To face this incredible challenge, the INEEL began a several month effort to develop an implementation strategy and the tactics required for success. The strategies to meet EM's challenge under these constraints require the scope of work to be crisply defined with a clear understanding of the completion criteria. A number of techniques will be discussed in this paper that were used to more fully define the completion criteria as well as redefine the cleanup projects and their system boundaries. The mechanics of redefining and recasting cleanup projects at the INEEL to focus on how all the work fits together for an entire site area along with some of the advantages will be discussed. This paper highlights how roadmapping techniques and processes were used to gather information about the site's cleanup programs, review the system boundaries, identify the project risks to completing the cleanup tasks, and to help recast the projects to meet the stewardship requirements for that portion of the site. This paper will discuss how site cleanup projects were recast into geographical areas. Some geographical areas were divided into several sub-projects while others site areas were completed within one project depending on the amount and type of integration required to complete the cleanup. The paper also addresses some of the other changes that are needed to facilitate implementation of the revised structuring of the cleanup project. Some of these changes include organizational modifications and resources allocation enhancements.

Murphy, J.; Mascareqas, C.; McNeel, K.; Stiger, S.; Thiel, E.

2003-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

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I used to be gifted: case studies of lost potential among adolescent females  

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This case study focuses on the influence of certain sociocultural factors on the ability of adolescent girls to fulfill their potentials. Specifically, the purpose of this research is to advance an alternative perspective on the relationship between the sociocultural influences of friendship, mother/daughter relationship, school experience, and body image and a loss of potential among adolescent girls from a historical, poststructural, postmodern-feminist perspective. The dissertation is presented in the form of narrative from both the author?s and girls? and women?s perspectives in order to seek a rich and thick description. Throughout the study, the author integrates moments from her own journey during adolescence with the young girls and their mothers or grandmothers encountering the oftentimes overwhelming negative sociocultural challenges existing today. The data consist of interviews with four girls and four women; interviews with two school personnel; and observations covering 7 weeks of guided discussion groups. Personal stories are closely examined with current and in-depth research to produce valuable insight and recommendations linking sociocultural factors and potentiality among adolescent girls. In general, these data contribute to an existing body of knowledge as well as advance educational theory regarding adolescent girls and potentiality. Moreover, these findings bolster the argument that, although realistic approaches to create necessary change require a certain resignation to the forces that exist within our culture, educational psychologists will increase the discipline?s impact on students by conducting comprehensive research that creates and supports genuine efforts to teach girls effective strategies on ways to not relinquish control to relentless, disingenuous sociocultural pressures. The case study indicates that, although many positive gains have been made to support young girls, there remain many obstacles as well.

McDonnell, Virginia Maurer

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fish, Weather and People  

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Fish, Weather and People Fish, Weather and People Nature Bulletin No. 241-A October 22, 1966 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Seymour Simon, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation FISH, WEATHER AND PEOPLE. Fishing can be one of the cheapest and most satisfying forms of recreation for people of all ages and both sexes. The proudest moment for many a boy is when he comes home with a big catfish or a string of bluegills caught with a can of worms for bait, and a cane pole or a willow cut from a thicket. Fishing can also be an expensive sport when the fisherman, laden with gadgets and high-priced tackle, journeys long distances to northern waters. The time of year, the sign of the moon, the barometric pressure, the direction and velocity of wind, rainfall, the amount of fishing and other conditions are some of the reasons given by credulous fisherman to bolster up their alibis. None of them can be proved. We do know that, in general, in the streams, ponds and inland lakes of Illinois, the principal fish caught in early spring are bullheads and, after them, the crappies. In summer the catches are mostly bluegills and largemouth black bass. In autumn, often, we again get good strings of crappies. But beyond that, as far as we know, in only one body of water has there been kept sufficient records over a long term of years, and a scientific study of such records, to throw any light upon the theories about why and when fish bite or don't bite.

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Platonic Cosmopolitanism  

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What is the content of a meaningful cosmopolitan theory? Contemporary cosmopolitanism offers numerous global theories of liberalism, democracy, republicanism, and postmodernism, but is there anything of the cosmos or polis within them? I argue these theories, though global, are not cosmopolitan. Ancient Greek philosophy holds a more meaningful, substantive conception of cosmopolitanism. From Homer to the Stoics and Cynics, ancient Greece was a hotbed for thinking beyond the confines of local tradition and convention. These schools of thought ventured to find universal understandings of humanity and political order. Conceiving of the world as a beautiful order, a cosmos, they sought a beautiful order for the association of human beings. Within that tradition is the unacknowledged legacy of Platonic cosmopolitanism. Rarely do political philosophers find cosmopolitan themes in the dialogues of Plato. Correcting this omission, I argue that Platos dialogues, from the early through the late, comprise a cosmopolitan journey: an attempt to construct a polis according to an understanding of the cosmos. The early dialogues address questions of piety, justice, and righteous obedience. More than that, they inquire into why a good man, Socrates, is persecuted in his city for nothing more than being a dutiful servant of the gods and his city. The middle dialogues construct a true cosmopolis, a political association in harmony with the natural laws of the world. Furthermore, they explain why those who know how to construct such a polis live best in such arrangements. In the late dialogues, Plato revises his political plans to accord with a more developed understanding of cosmic and human nature. Platonic cosmopolitanism constructs a true polis according to the beautiful order of the cosmos. Such a feat of philosophy is remarkable in the Greek tradition, and inspires contemporaries to rethink their own conception of what is truly cosmopolitan versus merely global.

Betti, Daniel Vincent

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LARGEST EVER CASTOR TRANSPORT TO GORLEBEN  

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from 11-14 November. Thousands of protesters took part in actions against the transport. As with previous transports, protests delayed the transport by several hours, although the massive police presence ensured that the transport eventually reached Gorleben. (577.5459) WISE Amsterdam The idea behind transporting 12 Castor nuclear waste casks at the same time was essentially to save money. Instead of transporting 6 nuclear waste casks twice a year, the authorities decided to transport 12 casks once a year, so that the authorities only need to organize one massive police operation, involving around 15,000 police and border guards, per year. For the authorities, there are other advantages: only one international outcry per year about the repression that occurs during every transport, only once per year this time conveniently after the elections that the Gorleben transport highlights yet again the inconsistency of the consensus agreement on nuclear phaseout. And, of course, only once per year that protesters, despite being massively outnumbered by the police, succeed in blocking the transport, at least temporarily, in several places along its route. This time, the transport was blocked 11 times by non-violent direct actions at several locations on its route through Germany (1). The largest of these was when over 1,200 people sat down in the road for over 5 hours near Laase, on the final part of the waste convoys journey. And this time, police actions left 13 people seriously injured (2). Hundreds of people were arrested, of which at least 180 were detained in bad conditions for longer than German law permits (3). At one point, police took their time with processing documents a trick to keep people detained for longer by delaying the work of the judges who needed to approve their detentions (4). The police even banned a head teacher from his own school when he pointed out that they did not have the correct papers to occupy his

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2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INNER HELIOSPHERIC FLUX ROPE EVOLUTION VIA IMAGING OF CORONAL MASS EJECTIONS  

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Understanding the evolution of flux ropes in coronal mass ejections (CMEs) is of importance both to the scientific and technological communities. Scientifically their presence is critical to models describing CME launch and they likely play a role in CME evolution. Technologically they are the major contributor to severe geomagnetic storms. Using a new processing technique on the STEREO/SECCHI heliospheric imaging data, we have tracked a magnetic flux rope observed by the Wind spacecraft in December 2008 to its origins observed by coronagraphs. We thereby establish that the cavity in the classic three-part coronagraph CME is the feature that becomes the magnetic cloud. This implies that the bright material ahead of the cavity is piled-up coronal or solar wind material. We track the evolution of the cavity en-route and find that its structure transforms from concave inward (curving away from the Sun) to concave outward (toward the Sun) around 0.065 AU from the Sun. The pileup was tracked and its leading edge remained concave inward throughout its journey. Two other CMEs in January 2009 are also inspected and a similar cavity is observed in each, suggesting that they too each contained a flux rope. The results presented here are the first direct observation, through continuous tracking, associating a particular flux rope observed in situ with the same flux rope before ejection from the corona. We speculate that detailed heliospheric imagery of CMEs may lead to a means by which flux ropes can be identified remotely in the heliosphere.

Howard, T. A.; DeForest, C. E. [Southwest Research Institute, 1050 Walnut Street, Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80302 (United States)

2012-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

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The changing structure of the electric power industry: An update  

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The U. S. electric power industry today is on the road to restructuring a road heretofore uncharted. While parallels can be drawn from similar journeys taken by the airline industry, the telecommunications industry, and, most recently, the natural gas industry, the electric power industry has its own unique set of critical issues that must be resolved along the way. The transition will be from a structure based on a vertically integrated and regulated monopoly to one equipped to function successfully in a competitive market. The long-standing traditional structure of the electric power industry is the result of a complex web of events that have been unfolding for over 100 years. Some of these events had far-reaching and widely publicized effects. Other major events took the form of legislation. Still other events had effects that are less obvious in comparison (e.g., the appearance of technologies such as transformers and steam and gas turbines, the invention of home appliances, the man-made fission of uranium), and it is likely that their significance in the history of the industry has been obscured by the passage of time. Nevertheless, they, too, hold a place in the underpinnings of today`s electric industry structure. The purpose of this report, which is intended for both lay and technical readers, is twofold. First, it is a basic reference document that provides a comprehensive delineation of the electric power industry and its traditional structure, which has been based upon its monopoly status. Second, it describes the industry`s transition to a competitive environment by providing a descriptive analysis of the factors that have contributed to the interest in a competitive market, proposed legislative and regulatory actions, and the steps being taken by the various components of the industry to meet the challenges of adapting to and prevailing in a competitive environment.

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SciDAC's Earth System Grid Center for Enabling Technologies Semiannual Progress Report October 1, 2010 through March 31, 2011  

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This report summarizes work carried out by the Earth System Grid Center for Enabling Technologies (ESG-CET) from October 1, 2010 through March 31, 2011. It discusses ESG-CET highlights for the reporting period, overall progress, period goals, and collaborations, and lists papers and presentations. To learn more about our project and to find previous reports, please visit the ESG-CET Web sites: http://esg-pcmdi.llnl.gov/ and/or https://wiki.ucar.edu/display/esgcet/Home. This report will be forwarded to managers in the Department of Energy (DOE) Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) program and the Office of Biological and Environmental Research (OBER), as well as national and international collaborators and stakeholders (e.g., those involved in the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project, phase 5 (CMIP5) for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Assessment Report (AR5); the Community Earth System Model (CESM); the Climate Science Computational End Station (CCES); SciDAC II: A Scalable and Extensible Earth System Model for Climate Change Science; the North American Regional Climate Change Assessment Program (NARCCAP); the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program; the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)), and also to researchers working on a variety of other climate model and observation evaluation activities. The ESG-CET executive committee consists of Dean N. Williams, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL); Ian Foster, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL); and Don Middleton, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). The ESG-CET team is a group of researchers and scientists with diverse domain knowledge, whose home institutions include eight laboratories and two universities: ANL, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), LLNL, NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), NCAR, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL)/NOAA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), and University of Southern California, Information Sciences Institute (USC/ISI). All ESG-CET work is accomplished under DOE open-source guidelines and in close collaboration with the project's stakeholders, domain researchers, and scientists. Through the ESG project, the ESG-CET team has developed and delivered a production environment for climate data from multiple climate model sources (e.g., CMIP (IPCC), CESM, ocean model data (e.g., Parallel Ocean Program), observation data (e.g., Atmospheric Infrared Sounder, Microwave Limb Sounder), and analysis and visualization tools) that serves a worldwide climate research community. Data holdings are distributed across multiple sites including LANL, LBNL, LLNL, NCAR, and ORNL as well as unfunded partners sites such as the Australian National University (ANU) National Computational Infrastructure (NCI), the British Atmospheric Data Center (BADC), the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory/NOAA, the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), the German Climate Computing Centre (DKRZ), and NASA/JPL. As we transition from development activities to production and operations, the ESG-CET team is tasked with making data available to all users who want to understand it, process it, extract value from it, visualize it, and/or communicate it to others. This ongoing effort is extremely large and complex, but it will be incredibly valuable for building 'science gateways' to critical climate resources (such as CESM, CMIP5, ARM, NARCCAP, Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS), etc.) for processing the next IPCC assessment report. Continued ESG progress will result in a production-scale system that will empower scientists to attempt new and exciting data exchanges, which could ultimately lead to breakthrough climate science discoveries.

Williams, D N

2011-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

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The Dawn of Nuclear Photonics with Laser-based Gamma-rays  

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A renaissance in nuclear physics is occurring around the world because of a new kind of incredibly bright, gamma-ray light source that can be created with short pulse lasers and energetic electron beams. These highly Mono-Energetic Gamma-ray (MEGa-ray) sources produce narrow, laser-like beams of incoherent, tunable gamma-rays and are enabling access and manipulation of the nucleus of the atom with photons or so called 'Nuclear Photonics'. Just as in the early days of the laser when photon manipulation of the valence electron structure of the atom became possible and enabling to new applications and science, nuclear photonics with laser-based gamma-ray sources promises both to open up wide areas of practical isotope-related, materials applications and to enable new discovery-class nuclear science. In the United States, the development of high brightness and high flux MEGa-ray sources is being actively pursued at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore (LLNL), California near San Francisco. The LLNL work aims to create by 2013 a machine that will advance the state of the art with respect to source the peak brightness by 6 orders of magnitude. This machine will create beams of 1 to 2.3 MeV photons with color purity matching that of common lasers. In Europe a similar but higher photon energy gamma source has been included as part of the core capability that will be established at the Extreme Light Infrastructure Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP) facility in Magurele, Romania outside of Bucharest. This machine is expected to have an end point gamma energy in the range of 13 MeV. The machine will be co-located with two world-class, 10 Petawatt laser systems thus allowing combined intense-laser and gamma-ray interaction experiments. Such capability will be unique in the world. In this talk, Dr. Chris Barty from LLNL will review the state of the art with respect to MEGa-ray source design, construction and experiments and will describe both the ongoing projects around the world as well some of the exciting applications that these machines will enable. The optimized interaction of short-duration, pulsed lasers with relativistic electron beams (inverse laser-Compton scattering) is the key to unrivaled MeV-scale photon source monochromaticity, pulse brightness and flux. In the MeV spectral range, such Mono-Energetic Gamma-ray (MEGa-ray) sources can have many orders of magnitude higher peak brilliance than even the world's largest synchrotrons. They can efficiently perturb and excite the isotope-specific resonant structure of the nucleus in a manner similar to resonant laser excitation of the valence electron structure of the atom.

Barty, C J

2011-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

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PLUTONIUM FINISHING PLANT (PFP) 241-Z LIQUID WASTE TREATMENT FACILITY DEACTIVATION AND DEMOLITION  

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Fluor Hanford, Inc. (FH) is proud to submit the Plutonium Finishing Plant (PFP) 241-Z liquid Waste Treatment Facility Deactivation and Demolition (D&D) Project for consideration by the Project Management Institute as Project of the Year for 2008. The decommissioning of the 241-Z Facility presented numerous challenges, many of which were unique with in the Department of Energy (DOE) Complex. The majority of the project budget and schedule was allocated for cleaning out five below-grade tank vaults. These highly contaminated, confined spaces also presented significant industrial safety hazards that presented some of the most hazardous work environments on the Hanford Site. The 241-Z D&D Project encompassed diverse tasks: cleaning out and stabilizing five below-grade tank vaults (also called cells), manually size-reducing and removing over three tons of process piping from the vaults, permanently isolating service utilities, removing a large contaminated chemical supply tank, stabilizing and removing plutonium-contaminated ventilation ducts, demolishing three structures to grade, and installing an environmental barrier on the demolition site . All of this work was performed safely, on schedule, and under budget. During the deactivation phase of the project between November 2005 and February 2007, workers entered the highly contaminated confined-space tank vaults 428 times. Each entry (or 'dive') involved an average of three workers, thus equaling approximately 1,300 individual confined -space entries. Over the course of the entire deactivation and demolition period, there were no recordable injuries and only one minor reportable skin contamination. The 241-Z D&D Project was decommissioned under the provisions of the 'Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order' (the Tri-Party Agreement or TPA), the 'Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976' (RCRA), and the 'Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980' (CERCLA). The project completed TPA Milestone M-083-032 to 'Complete those activities required by the 241-Z Treatment and Storage Unit's RCRA Closure Plan' four years and seven months ahead of this legally enforceable milestone. In addition, the project completed TPA Milestone M-083-042 to 'Complete transition and dismantlement of the 241-2 Waste Treatment Facility' four years and four months ahead of schedule. The project used an innovative approach in developing the project-specific RCRA closure plan to assure clear integration between the 241-Z RCRA closure activities and ongoing and future CERCLA actions at PFP. This approach provided a regulatory mechanism within the RCRA closure plan to place segments of the closure that were not practical to address at this time into future actions under CERCLA. Lessons learned from th is approach can be applied to other closure projects within the DOE Complex to control scope creep and mitigate risk. A paper on this topic, entitled 'Integration of the 241-Z Building D and D Under CERCLA with RCRA Closure at the PFP', was presented at the 2007 Waste Management Conference in Tucson, Arizona. In addition, techniques developed by the 241-Z D&D Project to control airborne contamination, clean the interior of the waste tanks, don and doff protective equipment, size-reduce plutonium-contaminated process piping, and mitigate thermal stress for the workers can be applied to other cleanup activities. The project-management team developed a strategy utilizing early characterization, targeted cleanup, and close coordination with PFP Criticality Engineering to significantly streamline the waste- handling costs associated with the project . The project schedule was structured to support an early transition to a criticality 'incredible' status for the 241-Z Facility. The cleanup work was sequenced and coordinated with project-specific criticality analysis to allow the fissile material waste being generated to be managed in a bulk fashion, instead of individual waste packages. This approach negated the need for real-time assay of individ

JOHNSTON GA

2008-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Separations and Actinide Science -- 2005 Roadmap  

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The Separations and Actinide Science Roadmap presents a vision to establish a separations and actinide science research (SASR) base composed of people, facilities, and collaborations and provides new and innovative nuclear fuel cycle solutions to nuclear technology issues that preclude nuclear proliferation. This enabling science base will play a key role in ensuring that Idaho National Laboratory (INL) achieves its long-term vision of revitalizing nuclear energy by providing needed technologies to ensure our nation's energy sustainability and security. To that end, this roadmap suggests a 10-year journey to build a strong SASR technical capability with a clear mission to support nuclear technology development. If nuclear technology is to be used to satisfy the expected growth in U.S. electrical energy demand, the once-through fuel cycle currently in use should be reconsidered. Although the once-through fuel cycle is cost-effective and uranium is inexpensive, a once-through fuel cycle requires long-term disposal to protect the environment and public from long-lived radioactive species. The lack of a current disposal option (i.e., a licensed repository) has resulted in accumulation of more than 50,000 metric tons of spent nuclear fuel. The process required to transition the current once-through fuel cycle to full-recycle will require considerable time and significant technical advancement. INL's extensive expertise in aqueous separations will be used to develop advanced separations processes. Computational chemistry will be expanded to support development of future processing options. In the intermediate stage of this transition, reprocessing options will be deployed, waste forms with higher loading densities and greater stability will be developed, and transmutation of long-lived fission products will be explored. SASR will support these activities using its actinide science and aqueous separations expertise. In the final stage, full recycle will be enabled by advanced reactors and reprocessing methods based on pyrochemical methods and by using different fuel cycles that do not readily produce plutonium. SASR will facilitate the deployment of advanced pyrochemical separation technology and support development of reprocessing of thorium-based reactor fuels.

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Science for Society Workshop Summary Report  

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Science for Society, a workshop held at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) on September 27, 20111, explored ways to move Laboratory science toward use. It sought actionable recommendations. Thus the workshop focused on: (1) current practices that promote and inhibit the translation of science into use, (2) principles that could lead to improving ORNL's translational knowledge and technology transfer efforts, and (3) specific recommendations for making these principles operational. This highly interactive workshop struck a positive chord with participants, a group of 26 ORNL staff members from diverse arenas of science and technology (S and T), technology transfer, and external laboratory relations, who represented all levels of science, technology, and management. Recognizing that the transformation of fundamental principles into operational practices often follows a jagged path, the workshop sought to identify key choices that could lead to a smoother journey along this path, as well as choices that created roadblocks and bottlenecks. The workshop emphasized a portion of this pathway, largely excluding the marketplace. Participants noted that research translation includes linkages between fundamental and applied research and development (R and D), and is not restricted to uptake by manufacturers, consumers, or end users. Three crosscutting ideas encapsulate workshop participants observations: (1) ORNL should take more action to usher the translation of its S and T products toward use, so as to make a positive national and global impact and to enhance its own competitiveness in the future; (2) ORNL (and external entities such as DOE and Congress) conveys inconsistent messages with regard to the importance of research translation and application, which (a) creates confusion, (b) poses disincentives to pursue research translation, (c) imposes barriers that inhibit cross-fertilization and collaboration, and (d) diminishes the effectiveness of both the science mission and the translation of that science for use; and (3) ORNL should design its commitments and actions for helping move science from the Laboratory toward use to align with one another and should integrate them into its institutional culture in such a way as to elevate research translation and application to coequal status with scientific excellence. Participants made several actionable recommendations for enhancing research translation at ORNL, some of which were particular to specific S and T domains. Among the recommendations that participants agreed apply Lab-wide are to: align metrics and incentives with research translation goals; manage risks and conflicts of interest instead of avoiding them; and create programs (e.g., entrepreneurial leave) that promote interactions between key ORNL staff and industry in ways that complement careers at ORNL.

Wolfe, Amy K [ORNL; Bjornstad, David J [ORNL; Lenhardt, W Christopher [ORNL; Shumpert, Barry L [ORNL; Wang, Stephanie [ORNL

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Terebinth resin in antiquity: possible uses in the Late Bronze Age Aegean region  

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The remains of an estimated one metric ton of terebinth resin, the yellowish, semi-fluid, aromatic resin of a Pistacia tree, were recently discovered on the Late Bronze Age shipwreck site at Uluburun, Turkey. The resin was carried in an estimated 130 Canaanite amphoras, as part of a rich and diverse cargo that included eleven metric tons of copper and tin, as well as other raw materials, tools, weapons and luxury goods on a ship journeying to some destination west or south of Uluburun. This is the largest single deposit of terebinth resin from antiquity ever found, and the first to be identified by modern analytical methods. The botanical origin of the resin is thought to be Pistacia atlantica, but the Pistacia genus includes many resin-producing trees, all of which have been well known and economically important from ancient times to the present. The sources and characteristics of modern terebinth resin are described, followed by a discussion of Pistacia trees and their many products--resin, fruits, leaves, bark, wood and galls. Some possible uses of terebinth resin in the Late Bronze Aegean region are then explored, as this area is likely to have been one of the intended destinations of the Uluburun ship. A discussion of the accepted translation of the Linear B word ki-ta-no as the fruits of the terebinth tree demonstrates that the word might refer to any of the products of the terebinth tree, not only fruits or, as was suggested after the discovery of the Uluburun cargo, resin. The ideogram *123 usually associated with ki-ta-no indicates a dry good, and is often considered to signify an "aromatic"; all products of the terebinth tree can be characterized as dry goods, and all have aromatic and astringent properties. The evidence for the use of terebinth resin in the perfumed oil industry and as incense in Late Bronze Age Greece is then briefly surveyed. The Late Bronze Age evidence from the Aegean region is scanty, but parallels from other regions and later periods allow the tentative conclusion that terebinth resin might have been used for both of these purposes. Confirmation requires discovery and analysis of residues.

Peachey, Claire Patricia

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Calder Hall Cooling Tower Demolition: Landmark Milestone for Decommissioning at Sellafield  

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September 2007 saw a very visible change to the Sellafield site following the culmination of a major decommissioning project; the demolition of the four Calder Hall cooling towers. A key part of the UK's nuclear industrial heritage, Calder Hall, the world's first commercial nuclear power station, was opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in October 1953 and continued to generate electricity until its closure in 2003. Following the decision to decommission the Calder Hall site, explosive demolition was identified as the safest and most cost effective route for the removal of the towers. The technique, involving the placement of explosive in 60% of the circumference of both shell and legs, is a tried and tested method which had already been used successfully in more than 200 cooling towers in the UK in the last 30 years. The location and composition of the four 88 metre high towers also created additional challenges. Situated only 40 metres away from the UK's only nuclear Fuel Handling Plant, as well as other sensitive structures on the Sellafield site, the project had to address the impact of a number of key areas, including dust, ground vibration and air over pressure, to ensure that the demolition could be carried out safely and without significant impact on other operational areas on the site. At the same time, the towers had to be prepared for demolition in a way that minimised the amounts of radioactive or hazardous waste materials arising. This paper follows the four year journey from the initial decision to demolish the towers right through to the demolition itself as well as the clean up of the site post demolition. It will also consider the massive programme of work necessary not only to carry out the physical work safely but also to gain regulatory confidence and stakeholder support to carry out the project successfully. In summary: The demolition of the four Calder Hall cooling towers was a highly visible symbol of the changes that are occurring on the Sellafield site as it moves forward towards a decommissioning future. Although in itself the demolition was both straightforward and standard, the various complexities posed by the towers situation at Sellafield introduced an entirely new element to the project, with a number of complex challenges which had to be overcome or resolved before the demolition could take place. It is a testament to the skill and dedication of the project team and its associated contractors that the project was delivered safely and successfully without a single accident, injury or event throughout the entire four years, and with minimal impact on both site operations and the local community. (authors)

Williamson, E.J. [Nuclear Decommissioning and Major Projects Group, Sellafield Ltd, Seascale, Cumbria (United Kingdom)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) A Path to Fusion Energy  

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Fusion energy has long been considered a promising clean, nearly inexhaustible source of energy. Power production by fusion micro-explosions of inertial confinement fusion (ICF) targets has been a long term research goal since the invention of the first laser in 1960. The NIF is poised to take the next important step in the journey by beginning experiments researching ICF ignition. Ignition on NIF will be the culmination of over thirty years of ICF research on high-powered laser systems such as the Nova laser at LLNL and the OMEGA laser at the University of Rochester as well as smaller systems around the world. NIF is a 192 beam Nd-glass laser facility at LLNL that is more than 90% complete. The first cluster of 48 beams is operational in the laser bay, the second cluster is now being commissioned, and the beam path to the target chamber is being installed. The Project will be completed in 2009 and ignition experiments will start in 2010. When completed NIF will produce up to 1.8 MJ of 0.35 {micro}m light in highly shaped pulses required for ignition. It will have beam stability and control to higher precision than any other laser fusion facility. Experiments using one of the beams of NIF have demonstrated that NIF can meet its beam performance goals. The National Ignition Campaign (NIC) has been established to manage the ignition effort on NIF. NIC has all of the research and development required to execute the ignition plan and to develop NIF into a fully operational facility. NIF will explore the ignition space, including direct drive, 2{omega} ignition, and fast ignition, to optimize target efficiency for developing fusion as an energy source. In addition to efficient target performance, fusion energy requires significant advances in high repetition rate lasers and fusion reactor technology. The Mercury laser at LLNL is a high repetition rate Nd-glass laser for fusion energy driver development. Mercury uses state-o-the art technology such as ceramic laser slabs and light diode pumping for improved efficiency and thermal management. Progress in NIF, NIC, Mercury, and the path forward for fusion energy will be presented.

Moses, E

2006-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

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NSLS 2009 Activity Report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

2009 was an incredibly exciting year for light sources at Brookhaven. The National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) hosted more than 2,200 visiting researchers, who, along with the about 50 members of our scientific staff, produced a total of 957 publications - about 20 percent of which appeared in premier journals. Covering topics ranging from Alzheimer's disease detection to ethanol-powered fuel cells, a sampling of these findings can be found in this Activity Report. We've also seen the resurfacing of some of our long-time users hard work. I was very proud to hear that two of the three recipients of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry have ties to the NSLS. Venki Ramakrishnan, a former employee in Brookhaven's biology department and long-time user of the NSLS, now at Cambridge University, and Thomas A. Steitz of Yale University, also a long-time NSLS user, shared the prize with Ada E. Yonath of the Weizmann Institute of Science for their work on the structure and function of the ribosome. In the late 1990s, Ramakrishnan and Steitz used protein crystallography at the NSLS to gather atomic-level images of two ribosome subunits: 30S (Ramakrishnan) and 50S (Steitz). Both laureates solved the high-resolution structures for these subunits based on this data. After struggling with a rough budget for several years, we received excellent funding, and then some, this year. In addition to NSLS operations funding, we received $3 million in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). We used that additional money for two exciting projects: construction of a full-field x-ray microscope and acquisition of several advanced x-ray detectors. The x-ray microscope will be able to image objects with a targeted spatial resolution of 30 nanometers. This capability will be particularly important for new initiatives in energy research and will prepare our users for the projected 1-nanometer resolution benchmark at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II). The detectors project is expected to increase the throughput of several high-demand beamlines by an order of magnitude as well as enable new classes of experiments. In addition, a huge chunk of ARRA money - $150 million - was put toward accelerating the construction of NSLS-II, which is now taking shape across the street. Now physically much more than just a pile of dirt, NSLS-II was granted Critical Decision 3 status by the Department of Energy (DOE) early last year, giving the official go-ahead for construction. In July, construction began, marked by a groundbreaking ceremony that attracted elected officials, media, and DOE, Battelle, and Stony Brook University representatives from across the state and the country. As progress on NSLS-II continues, we're working with Stony Brook University to identify ways to capitalize on the facility's unique capabilities through the Joint Photon Sciences Institute (JPSI). Included in this effort is a series of workshops to encourage the development and application of the photon sciences with collaborative research between industries, universities, and national laboratories. We helped host three of these workshops this year, focusing on microelectronics, energy storage, and materials in next-generation energy systems. The conversation and ideas generated at these meetings has been fresh and valuable and we hope to use this model to organize research opportunities in other scientific fields. Also this year: Brookhaven was deemed the lead institution for one of DOE's 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers, focused on understanding the underlying nature of superconductivity in complex materials by using techniques at the NSLS and CFN; DOE awarded a $100,000 supplemental grant to our detector program to continue the development of a new generation of x-ray detectors that use germanium sensors, which, at high energies, are much more efficient than equivalent ones based on silicon; and funding for one of our largest consortia, Case Western Reserve University's Center for Synchrotron Biosciences (CSB), was renewed through the National Inst

Nasta K.; Mona R.

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Determination of Swimming Speeds and Energetic Demands of Upriver Migrating Fall Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus Tshawytscha) in the Klickitat River, Washington.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report describes a study conducted by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for the Bonneville Power Administration's Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Program during the fall of 2001. The objective was to study the migration and energy use of adult fall chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) traveling up the Klickitat River to spawn. The salmon were tagged with either surgically implanted electromyogram (EMG) transmitters or gastrically implanted coded transmitters and were monitored with mobile and stationary receivers. Swim speed and aerobic and anaerobic energy use were determined for the fish as they attempted passage of three waterfalls on the lower Klickitat River and as they traversed free-flowing stretches between, below, and above the falls. Of the 35 EMG-tagged fish released near the mouth of the Klickitat River, 40% passed the first falls, 24% passed the second falls, and 20% made it to Lyle Falls. None of the EMG-tagged fish were able to pass Lyle Falls, either over the falls or via a fishway at Lyle Falls. Mean swimming speeds ranged from as low as 52.6 centimeters per second (cm s{sup -1}) between falls to as high as 189 (cm s{sup -1}) at falls passage. Fish swam above critical swimming speeds while passing the falls more often than while swimming between the falls (58.9% versus 1.7% of the transmitter signals). However, fish expended more energy swimming the stretches between the falls than during actual falls passage (100.7 to 128.2 kilocalories [kcals] to traverse areas between or below falls versus 0.3 to 1.0 kcals to pass falls). Relationships between sex, length, and time of day on the success of falls passage were also examined. Average swimming speeds were highest during the day in all areas except at some waterfalls. There was no apparent relationship between either fish condition or length and successful passage of waterfalls in the lower Klickitat River. Female fall chinook salmon, however, had a much lower likelihood of passing waterfalls than males. The study also examined energy costs and swimming speeds for fish released above Lyle Falls as they migrated to upstream spawning areas. This journey averaged 15.93 days to travel a mean maximum of 37.6 km upstream at a total energy cost of approx 3,971 kcals (34% anaerobic and 66% aerobic) for a sample of five fish. A bioenergetics example was run, which estimated that fall chinook salmon would expend an estimated 1,208 kcal to pass from the mouth of the Columbia River to Bonneville Dam and 874 kcals to pass Bonneville Dam and pool and the three falls on the Lower Klickitat River, plus an additional 2,770 kcals above the falls to reach the spawning grounds, leaving them with approximately 18% (1,089 kcals) of their original energy reserves for spawning. Results of the bioenergetics example suggest that a delay of 9 to 11 days along the lower Klickitat River may deplete their remaining energy reserves (at a rate of about 105 kcal d{sup -1}) resulting in death before spawning would occur.

Brown, Richard S.; Geist, David R.; Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, Washington

2002-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Computational Needs for the Next Generation Electric Grid Proceedings  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The April 2011 DOE workshop, 'Computational Needs for the Next Generation Electric Grid', was the culmination of a year-long process to bring together some of the Nation's leading researchers and experts to identify computational challenges associated with the operation and planning of the electric power system. The attached papers provide a journey into these experts' insights, highlighting a class of mathematical and computational problems relevant for potential power systems research. While each paper defines a specific problem area, there were several recurrent themes. First, the breadth and depth of power system data has expanded tremendously over the past decade. This provides the potential for new control approaches and operator tools that can enhance system efficiencies and improve reliability. However, the large volume of data poses its own challenges, and could benefit from application of advances in computer networking and architecture, as well as data base structures. Second, the computational complexity of the underlying system problems is growing. Transmitting electricity from clean, domestic energy resources in remote regions to urban consumers, for example, requires broader, regional planning over multi-decade time horizons. Yet, it may also mean operational focus on local solutions and shorter timescales, as reactive power and system dynamics (including fast switching and controls) play an increasingly critical role in achieving stability and ultimately reliability. The expected growth in reliance on variable renewable sources of electricity generation places an exclamation point on both of these observations, and highlights the need for new focus in areas such as stochastic optimization to accommodate the increased uncertainty that is occurring in both planning and operations. Application of research advances in algorithms (especially related to optimization techniques and uncertainty quantification) could accelerate power system software tool performance, i.e. speed to solution, and enhance applicability for new and existing real-time operation and control approaches, as well as large-scale planning analysis. Finally, models are becoming increasingly essential for improved decision-making across the electric system, from resource forecasting to adaptive real-time controls to online dynamics analysis. The importance of data is thus reinforced by their inescapable role in validating, high-fidelity models that lead to deeper system understanding. Traditional boundaries (reflecting geographic, institutional, and market differences) are becoming blurred, and thus, it is increasingly important to address these seams in model formulation and utilization to ensure accuracy in the results and achieve predictability necessary for reliable operations. Each paper also embodies the philosophy that our energy challenges require interdisciplinary solutions - drawing on the latest developments in fields such as mathematics, computation, economics, as well as power systems. In this vein, the workshop should be viewed not as the end product, but the beginning of what DOE seeks to establish as a vibrant, on-going dialogue among these various communities. Bridging communication gaps among these communities will yield opportunities for innovation and advancement. The papers and workshop discussion provide the opportunity to learn from experts on the current state-of-the-art on computational approaches for electric power systems, and where one may focus to accelerate progress. It has been extremely valuable to me as I better understand this space, and consider future programmatic activities. I am confident that you too will enjoy the discussion, and certainly learn from the many experts. I would like to thank the authors of the papers for sharing their perspectives, as well as the paper discussants, session recorders, and participants. The meeting would not have been as successful without your commitment and engagement. I also would like to thank Joe Eto and Bob Thomas for their vision and leadership in bringing together su

Birman, Kenneth; Ganesh, Lakshmi; Renessee, Robbert van; Ferris, Michael; Hofmann, Andreas; Williams, Brian; Sztipanovits, Janos; Hemingway, Graham; University, Vanderbilt; Bose, Anjan; Stivastava, Anurag; Grijalva, Santiago; Grijalva, Santiago; Ryan, Sarah M.; McCalley, James D.; Woodruff, David L.; Xiong, Jinjun; Acar, Emrah; Agrawal, Bhavna; Conn, Andrew R.; Ditlow, Gary; Feldmann, Peter; Finkler, Ulrich; Gaucher, Brian; Gupta, Anshul; Heng, Fook-Luen; Kalagnanam, Jayant R; Koc, Ali; Kung, David; Phan, Dung; Singhee, Amith; Smith, Basil

2011-10-05T23:59:59.000Z