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  1. Photo of the Week: An Incredible Journey -- Transporting a 50...

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    auditorium at 2 a.m. EDT July 4 and waited for the latest announcement regarding the Higgs boson. When CERN Director-General Rolf-Dieter Heuer said the words - "I think we have it"...

  2. Incredibly Useful Advice for Physics Students Writing a Senior Thesis

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    Hart, Gus

    they summarize. In your abstract, give a concise synopsis of the work, emphasizing the conclusions; you need your thesis. In fact, a successful abstract enables people to get an accurate overall view of your work #12;#12;ABSTRACT Incredibly Useful Advice for Physics Students Writing a Senior Thesis Justin Peatross

  3. Journey to Leadership Certificate Program Application

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    Application packet for Journey to Leadership Certificate Program Pilot course, includes description.

  4. The Magnificent Journey.

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    United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

    1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

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

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    Kammen, Daniel M.; Nemet, Gregory F.

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Incredible Shrinking Energy R&D Budget B Y D A N I E L M . Ksector. The 2005 federal budget reduced energy R&D by elevenR&D is less than the R&D budgets of individual biotech

  6. Journey to the mantle of the Earth

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    Demouchy, Sylvie

    COMMENT Journey to the mantle of the Earth On the 50th anniversary of the first attempt to drill into Earth's mantle, Damon Teagle and Benoît Ildefonse say that what was once science fiction is now possible, or `Moho' for short. This boundary marks the start of the bulk of Earth's interior, which extends from

  7. Contact Details Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer

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    Espinosa, Horacio D.

    Home About Contact Details Facebook Search Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer making sense of the cancer experience Feeds: Posts Comments Cancer-fighting fountain pen May 20, 2009 by JBBC A research team be used both as a research tool in the development of next-generation cancer treatments

  8. Facility for Rare Isotope Beams: The Journey Has Begun on DOE...

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    Facility for Rare Isotope Beams: The Journey Has Begun on DOE's latest Scientific User Facility Facility for Rare Isotope Beams: The Journey Has Begun on DOE's latest Scientific...

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

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    Weitzman, Sabina D. (Sabina Diane)

    1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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 ...

  10. Infinite urban landscapes : a journey through Cambridge, Massachusetts

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    Brunetto, Leah B. (Leah Beth)

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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 ...

  11. Mobile Journey Planning for Bus Passengers Desmond Rainsford and William A Mackaness

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    1 Mobile Journey Planning for Bus Passengers Desmond Rainsford and William A Mackaness Geography. Developments in mobile technology offer new ways of supporting mobile decision making. One application domain in the area of Location Based Services (LBS) is the delivery of journey plans to a mobile device. Few journey

  12. The WIPP journey to waste receipt

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    Barnes, G.J.; Whatley, M.E.

    1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In the early 1970s the federal government selected an area in southeastern New Mexico containing large underground salt beds as potentially suitable for radioactive waste disposal. An extensive site characterization program was initiated by the federal government. This site became the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, better known as WIPP. It is now 1997, over two decades after the initial selection of the New Mexico site as a potential radioactive waste repository. Numerous scientific studies, construction activities, and environmental compliance documents have been completed. The US Department of Energy (DOE) has addressed all relevant issues regarding the safety of WIPP and its ability to isolate radioactive waste from the accessible environment. Throughout the last two decades up to the present time, DOE has negotiated through a political, regulatory, and legal maze with regard to WIPP. New regulations have been issued, litigation initiated, and public involvement brought to the forefront of the DOE decision-making process. All of these factors combined to bring WIPP to its present status--at the final stages of working through the licensing requirements for receipt of transuranic (TRU) waste for disposal. Throughout its history, the DOE has stayed true to Congress` mandates regarding WIPP. Steps taken have been necessary to demonstrate to Congress, the State of New Mexico, and the public in general, that the nation`s first radioactive waste repository will be safe and environmentally sound. DOE`s compliance demonstrations are presently under consideration by the cognizant regulatory agencies and DOE is closer than ever to waste receipt. This paper explores the DOE`s journey towards implementing a permanent disposal solution for defense-related TRU waste, including major Congressional mandates and other factors that contributed to program changes regarding the WIPP project.

  13. The journey metaphor in George Herbert's The temple

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    Lee, Sharon

    1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    -Porch": The Beginnings of the Journey. i4 21 Chapter 4. Man Searches for God. Chapter 5. God Reaches Out to Man. Chapter 6. "The Church Militant": The Journey Comes to an End 33 48 62 Bibliography. Vita. 70 74 CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION George Herbert was one... the ideas of the New Critics by giving some cultural, linguistic, and reli- gious background to Herbert's poetry. Margaret Bottrall presented a general survey of Herbert's life in Georcee Herbert. A full-scale study of Herbert's religion...

  14. A woman mathematician's journey Mei-Chi Shaw

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    Shaw, Mei-Chi

    A woman mathematician's journey Mei-Chi Shaw Dedicated to the memory of my parents, Chiang Shaw and Lan-Fang Liu 1. The Village of Righteousness I was born in 1955 in Taipei, Taiwan. My parents were lost the civil war to communists. My father was in the retreating Nationalist Air Force. At birth, I

  15. Water's Journey Through the Shale Gas Drilling and

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    Lee, Dongwon

    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. This publication fo- cuses mostly on Pennsylvania because it has the most Marcellus drilling activity of any state

  16. USING NETWORKS OF JOURNEYS TO IMPROVE A PETROL MARKET MODEL

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    Clark, Joanna

    USING NETWORKS OF JOURNEYS TO IMPROVE A PETROL MARKET MODEL Alison Heppenstall1 , Andrew Evans1 that the majority of consumers purchased petrol on their way to work or on shopping trips. A network model at the micro level are not tied to global level variables like oil prices); the parameters are often difficult

  17. Journey data based arrival forecasting for bicycle hire schemes

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    Imperial College, London

    Journey data based arrival forecasting for bicycle hire schemes Marcel C. Guenther and Jeremy T. The global emergence of city bicycle hire schemes has re- cently received a lot of attention of future bicycle migration trends, as these assist service providers to ensure availability of bicycles

  18. Journey to the Nevada Test Site Radioactive Waste Management Complex

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    None

    2014-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

    Journey to the Nevada Test Site Radioactive Waste Management Complex begins with a global to regional perspective regarding the location of low-level and mixed low-level waste disposal at the Nevada Test Site. For decades, the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) has served as a vital disposal resource in the nation-wide cleanup of former nuclear research and testing facilities. State-of-the-art waste management sites at the NNSS offer a safe, permanent disposal option for U.S. Department of Energy/U.S. Department of Defense facilities generating cleanup-related radioactive waste.

  19. UNFINISHED JOURNEY Project. Quarterly report, April 1995--June 1995

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    NONE

    1998-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In September, 1994, the U.S. Department of Energy (Nevada Operations Office) made a $199,708 grant (through the Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education Program), to the UNFINISHED JOURNEY Project. The Project began in April, 1994 to develop and implement an innovative model of student outreach by San Jose State University (SJSU) to underserved, underrepresented student populations of the East Side Union High School District (ESUHSD). The Project was formed by a consortium involving SJSU, ESUHSD, some 20 private sector organizations (foundations/corporations), numerous local community/professional organizations, and approximately 100 private funders. This proposal to the U.S. Department of Energy was to have the Department join this unique partnership to focus University outreach to underserved student populations to pursue careers in mathematics, science, and technology.

  20. UNFINISHED JOURNEY Project. Quarterly report, July 1995--September 1995

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    NONE

    1998-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In September, 1994, the U.S. Department of Energy (Nevada Operations Office) made a $199,708 grant (through the Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education Program), to the UNFINISHED JOURNEY Project. The Project began in April, 1994, to develop and implement an innovative model of student outreach by San Jose State University (SJSU) to underserved, underrepresented student populations of the East Side Union High School District (ESUHSD). The Project was formed by a consortium involving SJSU, ESUHSD, some 20 private sector organizations (foundations/corporations), numerous local community/professional organizations, and approximately 100 private funders. This proposal to the U.S. Department of Energy was to have the Department join this unique partnership to focus University outreach to underserved student populations to pursue careers in mathematics, science, and technology.

  1. Correspondences: A personal photographic journey between past/Iran and present/Australia.

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    Javan, Katayoun

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ??This project is an autobiographical photography series entitled: Correspondences; A personal photographic journey between past/Iran and present/Australia. This series of photographs are partly influenced by… (more)

  2. DuPont’s Journey to Build a Global Cellulosic BioFuel Business Enterprise

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    Plenary I: Progress in Advanced Biofuels DuPont’s Journey to Build a Global Cellulosic BioFuel Business Enterprise William Provine, Director–Science and Technology External Affairs, DuPont

  3. National Aeronautics and Space Administration A Journey to the Beginning of the Solar System

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    Waliser, Duane E.

    impossible--with a more conventional propulsion system. Two large solar panels, stretching approximately 19National Aeronautics and Space Administration Dawn A Journey to the Beginning of the Solar System of our Solar System. How is this "time travel" possible? Many thousands of small bodies orbit the Sun

  4. DAWN: A JOURNEY TO THE BEGINNING OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM C.T. Russell(1)

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    Zuber, Maria

    -ray/neutron spectrometer, a magnetometer and a gravity investigation. Dawn uses solar arrays to power its xenon ion engine solar panels roughly 21 m tip-to-tip, a 5 m magnetometer boom and three ion thrusters, one of whichDAWN: A JOURNEY TO THE BEGINNING OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM C.T. Russell(1) , A. Coradini(2) , W

  5. The minimum circuity frontier and the journey to work David Levinson a,

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    Levinson, David M.

    The minimum circuity frontier and the journey to work David Levinson a, , Ahmed El-Geneidy b,1 economic theory, this suggests locators wish to locate on the frontier with the largest residential lot to be uniform, we cannot assume that all possible home­work pairs are on the frontier. This finding, developed

  6. Ten Incredibly Dangerous Software Ideas

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    G. A. Maney

    2006-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

    This is a rough draft synopsis of a book presently in preparation. This book provides a systematic critique of the software industry. This critique is accomplished using classical methods in practical design science.

  7. In 2005 Professor Cynthia Weber set out on a journey across post-9/11 America in

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    Sussex, University of

    In 2005 Professor Cynthia Weber set out on a journey across post-9/11 America in search of a deeper point for group discussion · Abook:CynthiaWeber(2011) I am an American': Filming the Fear of Difference

  8. Part I: The Higgs Boson--A Theoretical Journey The search for the fundamental particles and forces of nature

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    California at Santa Cruz, University of

    #12;Part I: The Higgs Boson--A Theoretical Journey The search for the fundamental particles mechanism o Generating mass for the fundamental particles Introducing the Higgs boson o A theorist invents a new fundamental particle o Hunting the Higgs boson End of an era or a new beginning? #12;The search

  9. UNFINISHED JOURNEY Project. Final report, September 30, 1994--September 29, 1995

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    NONE

    1998-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In late 1994, the U.S. Department of Energy (Nevada Operations Office) made a $199,708 grant (through the Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education Program), to the UNFINISHED JOURNEY Project. The Project began in April, 1994, to develop and implement an innovative model of student outreach by San Jose State University (SJSU) to underserved, underrepresented student populations of the East Side Union High School District (ESUHSD). The Project was formed by a consortium involving SJSU, ESUHSD, some 20 private sector organizations (foundations/corporations), numerous local community/professional organizations, and approximately 100 private funders. This proposal to the U.S. Department of Energy was to have the Department join this unique partnership to focus University outreach to underserved student populations to pursue careers in mathematics, science, and technology.

  10. The software engineering journey: From a naieve past into a responsible future

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    Chapa, S.K.

    1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    All engineering fields experience growth, from early trial & error approaches, to disciplined approaches based on fundamental understanding. The field of software engineering is making the long and arduous journey, accomplished by evolution of thinking in many dimensions. This paper takes the reader along a trio of simultaneous evolutionary paths. First, the reader experiences evolution from a zero-risk mindset to a managed-risk mindset. Along this path, the reader observes three generations of security risk management and their implications for software system assurance. Next is a growth path from separate surety disciplines to an integrated systems surety approach. On the way, the reader visits safety, security, and dependability disciplines and peers into a future vision which coalesces them. The third and final evolutionary path explored here transitions the software engineering field from best practices to fundamental understanding. Along this road, the reader observes a framework for developing a {open_quotes}science behind the engineering{close_quotes}, and methodologies for software surety analysis.

  11. Writing on Multiple Journeys

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    Robbins, Sarah; Pullen, Ann Ellis

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Travel--Angola.  I. Pullen, Ann Ellis, 1943- II. Darling,America by Sarah Robbins and Ann Ellis Pullen (c) 2011 byAmerica by Sarah Robbins and Ann Ellis Pullen (c) 2011 by

  12. Fort Carson Sustainability Journey

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  13. The Magnificent Journey

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  14. The Incredible Ordinariness of Federal Penalties for Inactivity

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    Yung, Corey Rayburn

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Those arguing that the insurance mandate in the recent health care reform legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), is unconstitutional have prominently and repeatedly advanced the claim that the mandate’s punishment...

  15. Viruses: incredible nanomachines. New advances with filamentous phages

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    Hemminga, Marcus A.

    ) resonance energy transfer gp8 Gene 8 product; the protein coded by viral gene number 8 (gp3, gp5, gp6, gp7. The technique of phage display has provided powerful methodology for identification and optimisation of ligands

  16. The Journey of the Sun

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    P. C. Frisch

    1997-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  17. Annette's Journey | Department of Energy

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    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...

  18. Journeys Beyond the Standard Model

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    Elor, Gilly

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    cosmology and collider phenomenol- ogy in the cases of FO&Dterms of hidden sector phenomenol- ogy [59, 101, 10, 18, 37,

  19. Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens: Frank Oppenheimer and the World He Made Up

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    K.C. Cole

    2009-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

    Cole discusses the extraordinary life of her late mentor, Frank Oppenheimer (1912-1985), physicist, cattle rancher, teacher and founder of the Exploratorium, a hands-on museum of science, art and human perception in San Francisco. He was the younger brother of J. Robert Oppenheimer.

  20. 21 AUGUST 2012 Incredibly, it wasn't that long ago that

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    Fisher, Kathleen

    reliable and secure connectivity ­ it's a lot to manage. Mobile Device Management technology emerged an application-centered tack, dubbed Mobile Application Management. Going back to the original problem ­ CIOs these technologies play into the broad challenge of getting maximum benefit from mobile computing. 3 Security

  1. Incredible Edible Cell Purpose: You will use several different food items

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    Rose, Michael R.

    of the cell. The "powerhouses" of the cell are the mitochondria, which convert food energy to usable energy your hand for the instructor to come take a picture and give you permission to eat your model. Data

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

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

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  4. MSSM dark matter and a light slepton sector: The Incredible Bulk

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    Keita Fukushima; Chris Kelso; Jason Kumar; Pearl Sandick; Takahiro Yamamoto

    2014-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

    Recent experimental results from the LHC have placed strong constraints on the masses of colored superpartners. The MSSM parameter space is also constrained by the measurement of the Higgs boson mass, and the requirement that the relic density of lightest neutralinos be consistent with observations. Although large regions of the MSSM parameter space can be excluded by these combined bounds, leptophilic versions of the MSSM can survive these constraints. In this paper we consider a scenario in which the requirements of minimal flavor violation, vanishing $CP$-violation, and mass universality are relaxed, specifically focusing on scenarios with light sleptons. We find a large region of parameter space, analogous to the original bulk region, for which the lightest neutralino is a thermal relic with an abundance consistent with that of dark matter. We find that these leptophilic models are constrained by measurements of the magnetic and electric dipole moments of the electron and muon, and that these models have interesting signatures at a variety of indirect detection experiments.

  5. Dawn: A journey in space and time

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    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    bearing clay, possibly ammoniated saponite [King et al. ,1992] or ammoniated montmorillonite [Rivkin, 1997], implyingµm, attributed by some to ammoniated phyllosilicate. An Fe

  6. The CMS Journey to LHC Physics

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    None

    2011-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

    An overview of the design, the construction and physics of CMS will be given. A history of construction, encompassing the R&D; and challenges faced over the last decade and a half, will be recalled using selected examples. CMS is currently in the final stages of installation and commissioning is gathering pace. After a short status report of where CMS stands today some of the expected (great) physics to come will be outlined. * Tea & coffee will be served at 16:00.

  7. 004003002001 http://alumni.princeton.edu/journeys

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    understanding of the transitions the Cuban people are experiencing today. We have received many queries about with the Cuban people? The people, an enormously diverse population, are extremely friendly, and many speak to converse and engage with Cuban people from all walks of life who embody the richness of unique and proud

  8. Employment Suburbanization and the Journey to Work

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    Levine, Jonathan C.

    1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    CLOVERDALE PITTSBURG SEBASTOPOL RURAL SONOMA VALLEY SONOMACOSTA ANTIOCH PETALUMA RURAL SEBASTOPOL VACAVILLE REGIONWIDE

  9. Dawn: A journey in space and time

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    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Trackers (2) Mapping Spectrometer GR/NS Framing Camera 5m Magnetometer Boom High Gain Antenna Instrument Bench Radiator Panel Solar

  10. 1 Journey to Lean 2 NTU community

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    Wu, Yih-Min

    of excellence 13 Diversified culture understanding 14 Sustainable development 15 Student Guidance Administration Committee :_ #12; 1 Student Safety Division 2 Military Training Affairs 3 Traffic Safety for Student Safety 8 Campus safety meetings 9 Campus safety affairs : #12; 1 NTU Career Activity

  11. Journey to Leadership Certificate Program (Pilot)

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    The Office of Learning and Workforce Development is pleased to announce a pilot training program for DOE entry-level professionals.  The program orientation is scheduled for June 4, 2014.For Entry...

  12. Government Buildings CHARTING YOUR JOURNEY REACHING MILESTONES

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  13. Lab scientists track Santa's magical journey

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  14. Los Alamos scientists monitor Santa's magical journey

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  15. Journey of the Oncorhynchus.pmd

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

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    and ushered in more than a decade of record-setting experiments on the big PPPL machine. But that first step was hardly easy. The historic day began on Dec. 23, 1982, and...

  17. Articulations of blackness: Journeys of an emplaced politics in Colombia

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    Cardenas Gonzalez, Roosbelinda

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    group known as ACCU (Autodefensas Campesinas de Córdoba ycoalition—the AUC or Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia—began

  18. COLLOQUIUM: NIF An Unexpected Journey or Lessons Learned to Secure...

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    to secure any future large scale facility. The presentation will include a historical perspective on the ICF and Stockpile Stewardship program that motivated NIF and the...

  19. A Journey From Sandia To Los Alamos - 12465

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    Goyal, K.K. [Los Alamos National Laboratory (United States); Humphrey, B.J.; Krause, T.J. [Weston Solutions, Inc. (United States); Gluth, J.W. [Raytheon Ktech at Sandia National Laboratories (United States); Kiefer, M.L.; Haynes, S. [Sandia National Laboratories (United States)

    2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) relies on laboratory experiments and computer-based models to verify the reliability of the nation's nuclear stockpile. Sandia National Laboratories/New Mexico (SNL/NM) tests various materials in extreme environments designed to mimic those of nuclear explosions using the Z machine. The Z machine is a key tool in the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) stockpile stewardship mission and is used to study the dynamic properties of nuclear weapon materials. In 2006, SNL/NM and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) defining experiments to be conducted in the Z machine involving plutonium (Pu) provided by LANL. Five Pu experiments have been completed with as many as 20 more planned through 2016. The experimental containment vessel used for the experiment and containing the Pu residues, becomes transuranic (TRU) waste after the experiment and termination of safeguards and is considered a LANL waste stream. Each containment vessel is placed in a 55-gallon Type A drum or standard waste box (SWB) for shipment back to LANL for final certification and eventual disposal at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). The experimental containment vessels are greater than 99% metallic materials (ferrous and non-ferrous metals). In addition to the Pu targets, detonators with high explosives (HE) are used in the experiments to isolate the containment vessel from the Z machine as energy is delivered to the Pu samples. The characterization requirements, transportation issues, required documentation, and the approvals needed before shipments were challenging and required close coordination between SNL/NM, Sandia Site Office, LANL, Los Alamos Site Office, Washington TRU Solutions, Inc., the Central Characterization Project, and the Carlsbad Field Office. Between 2006 and 2010, representatives from SNL/NM and LANL worked to develop an approved path forward to meet the requirements of all stakeholders. This project clearly demonstrates successful cooperation between LANL and SNL/NM, and support from the LASO, SSO, CBFO, WTS, and CCP. Key elements were communication and documented plans with responsible parties and due dates. Now that the first successful shipment has been accomplished, it is believed that future shipments will become a more routine activity. (authors)

  20. Computing Multimodal Journeys in Practice Daniel Delling1

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    Makarychev, Konstantin

    , Dorothea Wagner2 , and Renato F. Werneck1 1 Microsoft Research Silicon Valley, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA optimization must take more criteria into account, such as walking duration and costs. Some people are happy

  1. A Journey from UCSB physics to Audrey Nelson

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    Akhmedov, Azer

    Target Gas Patented Waveguide Incandescent Infrared Source Microprocessor Diffusion Membranes Dual Beam integrated electronics Incandescent IR source and multi-channel thermopile detector Current gases applicable

  2. From Nepal to JLab â€" One Scientist's Journey (Daily Press...

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    articles.dailypress.com2011-12-24newsdp-nws-evg-jlab-nepal-201112241tribhuvan-university-jefferson-lab-nepal... Submitted: Sunday, December 4, 2011...

  3. OUR JOURNEY TO BRING THE SKA TO AFRICA

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    Jarrett, Thomas H.

    Core Site Williston Calvinia Fraserburg Carnarvon Beaufort West Upington Kenhardt Prieska Van Wyksvlei

  4. Washington Post (Book World) Long Day's Journey into Night

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    Bou-Zeid, Elie

    . This is not breaking news. At least not to the environmentally attuned reader. To the litany of melting ice caps

  5. Introduction to Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey

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    Dudziak, Mary L.

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    reprinted in Thurgood Marshall: His Speeches, Writings,1995). Very little is written on Marshall’s work on AfricanJuan Williams brie?y covers Marshall’s trips to Africa in

  6. The Journey to Commercializing Cellulosic Biofuels in the United States |

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  7. Roadmap: EM Journey to Excellence | Department of Energy

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  8. Office of Environmental Management: A Journey to Excellence | Department of

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  9. MHK Projects/Great River Journey | Open Energy Information

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  10. Dust takes detour on ice-cloud journey | EMSL

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

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  12. Harbec: A Fifteen Year Journey to the Beginning

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  13. Microsoft Word - LAWMelter2_JourneyStarts_20101115.doc

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr MayAtmospheric Optical Depth7-1D: VegetationEquipment Surfaces andMappingENVIRONMENTALHYDROPOWERFebruarySave the Date! @High Efficiency2,5,

  14. Office of Environmental Management: A Journey to Excellence

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul(Summary) "of Energy Power.pdf11-161-LNG |September 15, 2010 PrintingNeed|3Programson 20 Years of Cleanup Progress:1

  15. Journey to Excellence Goal 2 and Enhanced Tank Waste Strategy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

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  16. This is an incredible time to be a biologist. Every day, new research find-ings are presented, from the level of single molecules to whole ecosystems. A

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    de Lijser, Peter

    deserts, mountains, shrublands, wetlands, rocky coasts, kelp forests and offshore islands. The many, biogeography, behavioral ecology, plant ecology, ethnobotany, plant-animal interactions, and conservation

  17. American Freedom Story: a journey from "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" to the "Secret Life of Bees"

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    Lofflin, Judith Marie

    2009-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

    This dissertation identifies an American freedom story in a set of novels from 1885 to 2002 beginning with the foundation text Adventures of Huckleberry Finn . Five American writers use similar elements and approaches to ...

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

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    Loesser, Ernest

    2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

    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...

  19. A review of "The Spanish Match: Prince Charles’ Journey to Madrid, 1623." by Alexander Samson ed.

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    Pursell, Brennan C.

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    (the Spanish Habsburgs) 18 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS and the Black Knight (Count Gondomar) especially. The final chapter, by Clare Wikeley, concerns John Taylor the Water Poet, in particular his mocking praise of the court fool, Archy Armstrong, who...

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

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    Fineprint Bookclub

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    library-based mod- el.” It has three objectives: (a) education through libraries and literacy, (b) economic growth and (c) social development through community centres. It has helped estab- lished 39 community libraries in 35 districts across the country... on to read more. Later, during my college years in Calcutta, my af? nity for libraries and reading actually came to my aid in other ways too. I could go to the libraries to avoid the heat, and reading was also the most eco- nomical way of impressing people...

  1. An Autoethnographic Study: An African American Woman’s Perception of her Journey to the Principalship

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    Rose, Shirley A

    2013-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

    .? Isaiah 54:17 Giving all glory and honor to God. Thank you. He believed in me. He tugged at me. He woke me up in the middle of the night to encourage me. He carried me. Thank you Lord, for without you nothing is possible. To my mother: Thank you Mom... than I missed, but I do hope and pray you understand. I love you and I appreciate you. At a young age both of you dealt with a professional educator who happened to by your mom. You have both grown to be wonderful young adults and I am very proud...

  2. Patients' Journey -Missing Data, SIRN conference 23-04-10 Perth

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    Glasgow, University of

    statistical process and output control charts to reduce HAIs Alan A. MacDonald Infection Prevention Performance Feedback Statistical Process Control (SPC) 14. Tibbals J Teaching hospital staff to handwash

  3. Visible, Durable, Enforceable Institutional Controls: Weldon Spring Site - A 10-Year Journey - 13190

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    Uhlmeyer, Terri; Thompson, Randy [Stoller LMS Team (United States)] [Stoller LMS Team (United States); Starr, Ken [DOE Office of Legacy Management (United States)] [DOE Office of Legacy Management (United States)

    2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The DOE Office of Legacy Management's (LM's) mission is to manage the DOE's post-closure responsibilities and ensure the future protection of human health and the environment. LM has control and custody of legacy land, structures, and facilities and is responsible for maintaining them at levels suitable for their long-term use. This includes all engineered and institutional controls (ICs) designed as another level of assurance to prevent exposure to residual contamination and waste. The development and management of ICs has been, and continues to be, a critical component to the success of LM surveillance and maintenance activities. Many major federal laws, Executive Orders, regulations, and various other drivers influence the establishment and use of ICs at LM sites. LM uses a wide range of ICs to appropriately limit access to, or uses of, land, facilities, and other real and personal properties; protect the environment; maintain the physical safety and security of DOE facilities; and prevent or limit inadvertent human and environmental exposure to residual contaminants and other hazards. The ICs at the Weldon Spring, Missouri, Site were developed in close coordination with federal and state regulators. An Explanation of Significant Differences (ESD) was issued in February 2005, which clarified the use restrictions necessary for the remedial actions specified in the Records of Decision for the separate operable units to remain protective over the long-term. The operable units included the Chemical Plant Operable Unit, the Chemical Plant Groundwater Operable Unit, and the Quarry Residuals Operable Unit. The ESD clarified specific requirements for each site area that needed use restrictions and established how DOE would implement, maintain, and monitor the specific requirements. DOE developed the Long-Term Surveillance and Maintenance Plan for the U.S. Department of Energy Weldon Spring, Missouri, Site (LTS and M Plan) that addressed the full scope of the site management activities necessary to ensure that the Weldon Spring Site remains protective over the long-term. The LTS and M Plan is revised periodically to ensure its applicability to changing site, regulatory, or procedural conditions. In addition to addressing such activities as long-term groundwater monitoring and disposal cell maintenance, the LTS and M Plan was developed and issued to ensure that the use restrictions identified in the ESD were properly imposed and maintained. The LTS and M Plan included a detailed IC Implementation Plan, which includes a process for evaluating and identifying specific IC mechanisms that best accomplish the objectives set out in the ESD. Consistent with EPA guidance on selecting ICs, various IC mechanisms were evaluated, including government controls, proprietary controls, enforcement tools, and informational devices. Where appropriate, redundant mechanisms were employed to increase the effectiveness of the ICs. Information in the IC Implementation Plan includes: (1) a discussion of current site conditions (reflecting post-remedial action conditions for the Chemical Plant and Quarry Areas and the risk-basis for why use restrictions are needed); (2) the objectives of, or performance expectations for, the use restrictions; (3) specific ICs already in place and additional mechanisms identified for implementation; (4) a schedule for implementing additional ICs; (5) procedures for maintaining the ICs and for conducting periodic inspections; and (6) general provisions for the implementing ICs for the site. The actual agreements and documentation of the various ICs are included in an appendix of the LTS and M Plan. These documents are also available via the internet from the authorizing agencies (County, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, EPA, etc.) The Weldon Spring Site personnel have been successful in finalizing each of the ICs that were established for the site. The planning, establishment, and implementation of the ICs was a long and detailed process with several lessons-learned that were identified along the way. (authors)

  4. A journey to Semantic Web query federation in the life sciences

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    Paschke, Adrian

    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, ...

  5. Coastal ImpressionsA Photographic Journey along Alaska's Gulf Coast Exhibit compiled by

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    , and in the process has developed an archive of high resolution digital imagery. Coastal Impressions: A Photographic by Digital Blueprint, Anchorage Digital Maps for Exhibit and Booklet prepared by GRS, Anchorage January 2012 cliff provides clues for understanding local coastal processes and yet even experts are sometimes

  6. A College of Eduation'sTechnology Journey -- From Neophyte to National Leader

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    Lumpkin, Angela; Clay, M.N.

    2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    training sessions, and the expertise of technology specialists. The integration of technology throughout this College has positioned it to become an innovative leader infusing technology into its educational programs....

  7. Walking the Path—A New Journey to Explore and Discover through Visual Analytics

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    Wong, Pak C.; Rose, Stuart J.; Chin, George; Frincke, Deb; May, Richard A.; Posse, Christian; Sanfilippo, Antonio P.; Thomas, James J.

    2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Visual representations are essential aids to human cognitive tasks and are valued to the extent that they provide stable and external reference points upon which dynamic activities and thought processes may be calibrated and upon which models and theories can be tested and confirmed. The active use and manipulation of visual representations makes many complex and intensive cognitive tasks feasible. As described in the recently published ''Illuminating the Path'', visual analytics is ''the science of analytical reasoning facilitated by interactive visual interfaces''. We describe research and development at PNNL focused on improving the value that interactive visual representations provide to persons engaged in complex cognitive tasks. We describe work at PNNL that carries forward research from multiple disciplines with a goal to improve the capability of visual representations and present examples whose aim is to improve the extraction, and reasoning about information, knowledge, and data.

  8. Peter Journey-Kilarney Photoaction Current Spectra of Polymer Solar Cells

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    Carter, Sue

    consuming technologies becomes more and more prevalent around the world, there is an increasing need-renewable resources. While estimates vary on how long our surpluses of coal, oil and natural gas will last; the simple. If properly run and maintained nuclear power plants provide a relatively clean and highly efficient source

  9. Muhammed Basheer's work has taken him on a journey from India to Belfast and back

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    Paxton, Anthony T.

    is the most appropriate for manufacturing concrete that is less porous, to see how it can be protected. He and his team are now world leaders in the technology of concrete structures, how to test them building of the concrete structure that has become one of the 21st century's most iconic images, the Bird

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

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    Sluis, Ageeth

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

  11. Journey to the East: Pilgrimage, Politics, and Gender in Postclassic Mexico

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    Patel, Shankari

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    from Jaina Island, Campeche. Ballena Press, Ramona, CA.Site in Northwest Campeche, Mexico. Ancient Mesoamerica 9:1-Geography of Southern Campeche. Anthropological Notebooks

  12. An unexpected journey: experimental insights into magma and volatile transport beneath Erebus volcano, Antarctica

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    Iacovino, Kayla

    2014-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

    fugacity of the volatile component and the concentration of that volatile dissolved in the melt. Because of the poor fit of our CO2 data to a power law regression, the pure-CO2 experiments of Lesne et al. (2011b) were used to create these isobars... /mantle boundary. Seismic and gravitational investigations on and around Ross Island suggest that this boundary is ?20 km deep (Cooper et al., 1994; Finotello et al., 2011; Newhall & Dzurisin, 1989). The evolution of the Erebus cone itself is inferred to have taken...

  13. Protecting Buildings from Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent Attacks a long journey

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    Chen, Qingyan "Yan"

    ". On April 14, 2004, ASHRAE sponsored a satellite broadcast on building security to discuss risk management, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health released guidelines for protecting ventilation Publication No. 2002-139). The document offers recommendations on physical security, ventilation, filtration

  14. The Total Synthesis of Discodermolide The Journey from 7 mg to 60 g

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    Stoltz, Brian M.

    Synthesis a. First-Generation Route b. Second-Generation Route IV. Novartis Synthesis a. Hybrid Smith-water marine sponge, Discodermia dissoluta, which must be harvested by manned submersibles off the Bahamas

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

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

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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 ...

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

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    Moura, Joan; Swerin, Rod

    1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  17. Journey to the East: Pilgrimage, Politics, and Gender in Postclassic Mexico

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    Patel, Shankari

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    region (Fig. 6.29). Solar disks with bird imagery and femaleand birds associated with an eastern solar paradise for thesolar realm expressed through motifs such as flowers, birds

  18. A review of "Exile and Journey in Seventeenth-Century Literature" by Christopher D’Addario

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    Anderson, Thomas P.

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    comprehension of their ?new environment and political autonomy? (31) in colonial America. D?Addario carefully explores the debate over the extent to which the early American settlers felt the trauma of dislocation from their 158 s e v e n t e e n t h -c e...

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

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    Ashcraft, Catherine Marie

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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 ...

  20. COLLOQUIUM: NIF An Unexpected Journey or Lessons Learned to Secure Projects

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  1. Facility for Rare Isotope Beams: The Journey Has Begun on DOE's latest

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

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

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  4. From Nepal to JLab â€" One Scientist's Journey (Daily Press) |

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr MayAtmospheric Optical Depth7-1D: Vegetation ProposedUsing ZirconiaPolicyFeasibilityFieldMinds"OfficeTour theFrom

  5. Harbec: A Fifteen Year Journey to the Beginning | Department of Energy

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  6. An Exciting Journey to Build the Tier 4 Locomotive | GE Global Research

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

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    P. C. Frisch; J. D. Slavin

    2006-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  8. "We're Just Women Who Like To Ride:" An Ethnographic Journey On A Woman's Motorcycle.

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    Meyer, Patricia

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ??Current literature in motorcycle culture depicts the possibilities for women within motorcycle culture as limited to that of a backseat bitch or second-class citizen. Despite… (more)

  9. You've made an incredible contribution to our country. It's our turn to help you make the transition to new goals and a new civilian career. Whether you're returning to

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    Moore, Paul A.

    education. NTTS is proud to be part of your new future. Welcome to Bowling Green State University. First and their family members to Bowling Green State University. Welcome U.S. Veterans Artisha Cook, Social Work Robert and Transfer Student Services 16 College Park Bowling Green State University 419-372-8136 ntss@bgsu.edu Our

  10. ZooKeys, unlocking Earth’s incredible biodiversity and building a sustainable bridge into the public domain: From “print-based” to “web-based” taxonomy, systematics, and natural history. ZooKeys Editorial Opening Paper

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    Penev, Lyubomir; Erwin, Terry; Thompson, F. Christian; Sues, Hans-Dieter; Engel, Michael S.; Agosti, Donat; Pyle, Richard; Ivie, Michael; Assmann, Thorsten; Henry, Thomas; Miller, Jeremy; Ananjeva, Natalia; Casale, Achille; Lourenco, Wilson; Golovatch, Sergei; Fagerholm, Hans-Peter; Taiti, Stefano; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel; Nieukerken, Erik van

    2008-07-04T23:59:59.000Z

    and print journal in zoological taxonomy and systematics, which aims to quickly respond and adapt to the newest developments in taxonomic publishing. Open Access is accepted as mandatory for ZooKeys. Th e rationale for and concept of ZooKeys is discussed...

  11. Literature and the Mountains: A Bibliography The following is a very incomplete, rudimentary, occasionally annotated bibliography of

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    Wisconsin at Madison, University of

    explorer Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan (Isabella Bird) ­ 19th c. female explorer My Journey to Lhasa

  12. Soil Quality Information Sheet Rangeland Soil Quality--Soil Biota

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    powerhouse of soil, include an incredible diversity of organisms. Tons of soil biota, including micro

  13. American Journeys -Boston -American Journeys -Boston for Science ... http://travel.nytimes.com/2008/11/14/travel/escapes/14american.html 1 of 5 11/14/2008 6:02 PM

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    Oliva, Aude

    , on Massachusetts Avenue a block or so from M.I.T.'s nuclear reactor. Recently expanded to 15,000 square feet machine, visible through his BOOK FLIGHTS FLIGHT H Adults: Seniors: C Leaving from: Departing: CAR C 12

  14. Stellenbosch University first embarked on its journey to integrated reporting a few years ago. Global discourse on

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    Geldenhuys, Jaco

    . These, and more, make up the sum total of things with which we create and sustain value. And integrated­2018. This focus on value accords with the principles provided by the International Framework

  15. Usuard's Journey to Spain and Its Influence on the Dissemination of the Cult of the Cordovan Martyrs

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    Effros, Bonnie

    1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Saint Germain ct 'Auxerre. Heric of Auxerre, who became aconducted miracles there, Heric omits any reference to theMartyrology 4. Calendar of Heric of Auxerre 5. Calendar of

  16. In Pursuit of Understanding Lean Transformation -- Capturing Local Change Journeys in a DoD Field Environment

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    Shoepe, Ted V.

    The global security landscape has drastically changed since the Cold War. The attacks of September 11 and subsequent coalition operations demonstrate that the global war on terror is against a new breed of enemy - continuously ...

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

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    Rao, Sandhya Kolla

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    electron  and   the  excess  enrgy  is  used  as  goes  electron  and  the  excess   enrgy  is  used  as  goes  

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

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    Rao, Sandhya Kolla

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    certain  aspects  of  atomic  absorption  of  light  in  About  Atomic  Absorption  of  Light……………..…………. …  71  questions  about  atomic   absorption  and  emission  of  

  19. Stigma trajectories among people living with HIV (PLHIV) embarking on a life time journey with antiretroviral drugs in Jinja, Uganda

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    Mbonye, Martin; Nakamanya, Sarah; Birungi, Josephine; King, Rachel; Seeley, Janet; Jaffar, Shabbar

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    therapy in Jinja, Uganda. Cult Health Sexuality 2011, 13(5):of HIV and AIDS in Rakai, Uganda. 1975–1990. Afr J AIDS Restested HIV negative in Uganda. Sociol Health Illn 2011, 36.

  20. The AmAzing Journey of Columbia River Salmon B O N N E V I L

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    2 WAiTing To hATch 1 reneWing The cycLe 10 reTurn ing To spAWning grounds 9 cLimbing fish LAdders 8 sWimming upsTreAm 7 Living in The oceAn 6 yolk sac redd alevin 3 Five...

  1. The AmAzing Journey of Columbia River Salmon B O N N E V I L

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr MayAtmosphericNuclear SecurityTensile Strain Switched Ferromagnetism in Layered NbS2 and NbSe2 .2004 North SlopeAlpha Project: aAmAzing

  2. arXiv:hep-ex/0609002v24Sep2006 Finding The Charm In 800 GeV/c

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    the luminarias to guide me through. I have had the incredible fortune to meet and know two true gentlemen along

  3. Malcolm Guite The Magic Apple Tree

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    Robertson, Stephen

    Malcolm Guite The Magic Apple Tree Someday make a journey through the rain Through sodden streets in darkening December A journey to the magic apple tree. And journey also, darkling, through your past Journey records. You glimpsed it once within the garden wall, The image of an ancient apple tree, The fall

  4. “When You Want Something So Bad, You Can Always Do It:” Mexican Women Journeying from the GED to Community College Graduate in a Southwestern State

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    Russo, Renata Ferreira

    2014-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

    ……………………………………………………………….. Institutional Profile …………………………………………….. Participant Profiles …………………………………………….. Angela………………….…………………………………. Blanca...

  5. An Analysis of “Meme Haylay Haylay and His Turquoise” using Joseph Campbell’s Model of the Hero’s Journey

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    Evans, A Steven

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ballads with motifs similar to the “Meme Haylay Haylay”, “Jack Tale”, and “Hedley Kow” stories. The Swapping Song by Richard Dyer- Bennet and The Foolish Boy by S. Baring-Gould are two such ballads. At least a dozen others are listed, including...

  6. AN AXON'S JOURNEY TO FIND ITS PATH: IN VIVO CHARACTERIZATION OF THE MODULATORS AND EFFECTORS OF THE RAC GTPASE SIGNALING PATHWAY INVOLVED IN AXON GUIDANCE

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    Demarco, Rafael Senos

    2011-04-11T23:59:59.000Z

    and ced-10. Along with other evidence, this suggested that there were other molecules involved in the control of Rac GTPases in this process. I performed a candidate-based genetic screen in the C. elegans genome in order to find other DH-containing GEFs...

  7. 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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    Menard, Katrina Louise

    2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

    OF CONTENTS .......................................................................................... vii CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION?............................................................................ 1 II TRIBAL LIMITS WITHIN THE SUBFAMILY............................................................................................................. 441 APPENDIX 1 ............................................................................................................ 450 APPENDIX 2...

  8. Intermodal passenger flows on London's public transport network : automated inference of full passenger journeys using fare-transaction and vehicle-location data

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    Gordon, Jason B. (Jason Benjamin)

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Urban public transport providers have historically planned and managed their networks and services with limited knowledge of their customers' travel patterns. While ticket gates and bus fareboxes yield counts of passenger ...

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

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    Rollins, Andrew M.

    the interface strength of ice when it sticks to the turbine blades, which could help improve performance to measure the turbine's movements and the resulting stresses to help industry develop better standards in motion this year with the construction of a 156-foot-tall wind turbine. Part of the $6 million Ohio Wind

  10. From Check-in/Check-out to Be-in/Be-out: BLE-based Automated Journey Payment in Public Transportation:.

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    Treurniet, J.J.

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ??The current Dutch OV-chipkaart payment system for public transportation is based on RFID cards and requires a lot of manual actions from travellers. In this… (more)

  11. Geek-Up[09.24.10]-- Magical BEANs, Combating Bacteria's Resistance to Antibiotics and the ChemCam's Journey to Mars

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Magical BEANs that mean mega-sized data storage, a new camera that will detect elements on Mars and new treatments to stop antibiotic resistance.

  12. SciTech Connect: Environmental Virology Workshop - Tucson, Arizona...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    in this workshop, including 44 attendees, 3 program officers from private and federal funding agencies, and 19 workshop teachers. The workshop was incredibly productive and...

  13. --No Title--

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    to study nuclear reactions occurring in exotic stellar explosions such as novae, supernovae, and X-ray bursts," said Michael Smith of the Physics Division. "These incredibly...

  14. Web points of interest - Department of Mathematics, Purdue University

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    Web points of interest ... JUGGLING CLUB; The Lafayette Citizens Band Home Page; Harold Boas' incredible list of math and life resources on the WEB.

  15. Salazar, Chu Announce Next Step in Nation's March toward Renewable...

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    and delays at later stages of the development process." "Our country has incredible renewable resources, innovative entrepreneurs, a skilled workforce, and manufacturing...

  16. SUMMARY OF REVISED TORNADO, HURRICANE AND EXTREME STRAIGHT WIND...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    houses lifted off foundations and carried considerable distance to disintegrate; automobile-sized missiles fly through air in excess of 100 m; trees debarked; incredible...

  17. Gamma-ray burst populations.

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    Virgili, Francisco J.

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ??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)

  18. E-Print Network 3.0 - adult mammalian hearts Sample Search Results

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

    1 Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology 18 (2007) 12 Model systems for the study of heart development and disease Summary: in the mammalian heart during aging. Incredibly, many...

  19. Lee Teng Undergraduate Fellowship in Accelerator Science and...

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    For more additional information on the Lee Tang Internship, visit the Illinois Accelerator Institute. Lee Teng Partners Lee Teng Fellowship "Incredible opportunity I have learned...

  20. University of Maryland Solar Decathlon Team Celebrates with a...

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

    students, if only briefly, to stop for a moment and celebrate their accomplishments in sustainable design. As Allison said, "It's incredibly gratifying to see something we drew...

  1. Nucleic acid modifications in bacterial pathogens - impact on pathogenesis, diagnosis, and therapy

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    Russell, Brandon S. (Brandon Skylur)

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Nucleic acids are subject to extensive chemical modification by all organisms. These modifications display incredible structural diversity, and some are essential for survival. Intriguingly, several of these modifications ...

  2. --No Title--

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    infrastructure by enriching uranium for use in early atomic weapons and nuclear power plants. The incredibly complex building, constructed in only about 18 months, was completed...

  3. Struggling for a Constitutional Regime: Armenian-Young Turk Relations in the Era of Abdulhamid II, 1895 -1909

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    Moumdjian, Garabet K.

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan. vol. 1. New York: HoughtonJourneys in Persia and Kurdistan. vol. 2. Great Britain:No. 1-4, 1999, 309-310. Kurdistan was first published under

  4. Energy Profile: Anette Herrera of A123 Systems

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    Herrera, Anette

    2013-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

    Annette Herrera shares her personal journey to becoming a Production Tech with A123 Systems in Romulus, Michigan.

  5. Energy Profile: Anette Herrera of A123 Systems

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Herrera, Anette

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Annette Herrera shares her personal journey to becoming a Production Tech with A123 Systems in Romulus, Michigan.

  6. NIU's Center for P-20 Engagement (P-20 Center) coordinates and supports more than 30 multi-college initiatives, partnerships, and projects with external partners. Funded by the university's Great Journeys

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    Karonis, Nicholas T.

    included a vocabulary-building game using X-Box Kinect, an online book club for sci-fi fans, a Virtual Art--Virtual Sci-Fi Book Club, Virtual Art Studio, and a 7th grade science course prototype. For pre redesign, data analysis and data applications for decision-making, and innovative technologies for school

  7. Coming out and living openly are not something you do once, or even for one year. It is a journey that we make every single day of our lives. Every coming

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    de Lijser, Peter

    making a coming out plan Coming out and living openly are not something you do once, or even and are not ready to identify as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. That's OK. Maybe you just want to tell and unfolds at your own pace. · Living openly is something that becomes easier with time. Even after you

  8. Film* followed by Q&A with Ms. Tonier Cain Healing Neen takes viewers on a journey to places and subjects that most find too difficult or uncomfortable to

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    McConnell, Terry

    home was underneath a bridge or inside the locked cage of a prison. n 2004 pregnant and incarcerated a vic m she began to heal and reclaim power over her life embarking on a remarkable "upward spiral on one with women in prisons and hospitals Neen con nues to transform her own life while helping others

  9. Going Home? The Failed Myth of Return in Eddy L. Harris’s Native Stranger: A Black American’s Journey into the Heart of Africa and Caryl Phillips’s The Atlantic Sound

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    Bennett, Zara

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    themselves by please, my Zara Bennett coded question. AreDiop(IFAN), 1997. Zara Bennett Zara Bennett is a doctoralThe Atlantic Sound Zara Bennett Located a few kilometers off

  10. Aristotle's Journey to Europe: A Synthetic History of the Role Played by the Islamic Empire in the Transmission of Western Educational Philosophy Sources from the Fall of Rome through the Medieval Period

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    Cloud, Randall R.

    2007-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

    to reach medieval Europe after the split of the Roman Empire into east and west sectors, but these two potential paths functionally became, instead, dual roadblocks to its transmission. In the western portion of the former Roman Empire...

  11. Reappraising the New Jersey Turnpike : tactical interventions in urbanism

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    Becker, Christopher Robinson, 1969-

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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 ...

  12. Architectural Design 2.0 : An online platform for the mass customization of architectural structures

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    Smithwick, Daniel J., II (Daniel John)

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Not only are there incredible inefficiencies in the current practice of design, fabrication and construction of architecture, but, until now these processes have been limited to costly design professionals, wasteful ...

  13. Around the world in 40 days John T. Baldwin

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    Baldwin, John T.

    incredibly rich tree as night fell. Then in the dark Art was spreading some left over gravel to fill a low - packed by pro-life activists - essentially prevents them. Since all health care is governmental

  14. 2013DvorakandSailor'sEnergy Model Forecasting Accuracy Along

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    Firestone, Jeremy

    electric-load data ­ Developed method to detect peaks for shown load regions over 4-5 years ­ Found East a REpower 5M, 5 MW power curve, determined capacity factor out to 200-m depth Incredibly strong resource

  15. Tests of the coupled expression of latex and cardenolide plant defense in common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

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    Agrawal, Anurag

    Most plants have an incredible diversity of defensive traits (Duffey and Stout 1996, Agrawal and Fishbein 2006, Gaquerel et al. 2010). Hy- potheses for the expression of multiple defensive v www

  16. Design and Implementation of a Liquid Nitrogen-Cooled Hollow Cathode Discharge Source for the Study of the Reaction H+

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    McCall, Benjamin J.

    Design and Implementation of a Liquid Nitrogen-Cooled Hollow Cathode Discharge Source for the Study in the first place and providing me with this incredible opportunity! You guys rock! 2 #12;Introduction Work

  17. HURRICANES AND TORNADOES What should I know about hurricanes?

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    Fernandez, Eduardo

    to local newspapers, radio and television stations, the FAU Webmaster and the hurricane hotline that serves (207-260 mph) Well-built homes leveled. F5 INCREDIBLE (261-318 mph) Homes lifted off foundations

  18. What Happens in Research-Based Design | GE Global Research

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

    in Research-Based Design Todd Wetzel 2013.04.09 In past blogs, I discussed the incredible heat transfer challenges with cooling jet engines and gas turbines ("Heat Transfer from...

  19. Modal control with state estimation for advanced LIGO quadruple suspensions

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    Shapiro, Brett N. (Brett Noah)

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Gravitational waves are predicted to exist by Einstein's General Theory of Relativity. These waves are distortions of space-time which until now have remained outside the realm of possible detection, due to their incredibly ...

  20. Dark energy: Q&A with Steve Kuhlmann | Argonne National Laboratory

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    and particle physics theorists - it's incredibly daunting. Now, we've just found the Higgs Boson over at CERN, and at some level that completes the particle physics model. We think...

  1. Photographic lens manufacturing and production technologies

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    Kubaczyk, Daniel Mark

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    An investigation was conducted to determine the methods and processes required for the manufacture of photographic objective lenses. Production of photographic lenses requires incredible precision in the melting, mixing, ...

  2. Secretary Bodman Announces Federal Risk Insurance for Nuclear...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    engineering and plant design. It is safe because the workers and managers of our nuclear power plants are incredibly skilled people who know what they're doing. For the sake of...

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

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    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...

  4. Design and manufacture of an ultra-high field ex vivo coil assembly

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    Bridgers, Loren Daniel

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Magnetic Resonance based architectonic segmentation aims to detect variations in brain architecture that may provide incredible insight into diseases such as epilepsy, schizophrenia, dyslexia, and autism. Data from ex vivo ...

  5. The Future of Shrinking Cities: Problems, Patterns and Strategies of Urban Transformation in a Global Context

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    Karina Pallagst; et al

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    energy, high-density center city, St. Louis became an areaCity How Do Low Energy Communities Affect Older Urban Areas?city of incredible energy, throughout the day and evening. Today The former commercial area

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

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    Schneider, Curtiss P. (Curtiss Paul)

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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 ...

  7. The Komera Initiative : turning product design into public service

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    Aust, Laura E

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Every mechanical engineering student at MIT takes the same courses: 2.009 being one of them. In our capstone product design course at MIT, most students glean an incredible amount from their teams, mentors, and projects, ...

  8. America disrupted : dynamics of the technical capability crisis

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    Sturtevant, Daniel Joseph

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This study investigates the cause of the nearly twenty-five year decline in the percentage of U.S. born undergraduates earning degrees in engineering. This dramatic decline has occurred despite incredibly high pay and low ...

  9. Hurricane Response and Restoration | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    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...

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

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    Branham, Matthew S

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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, ...

  11. Top Three Topics and Achievements by Site

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    on DOE Budget, GTCC Draft Environmental Impact Statement, and welcoming Dave Huizinga, Acting EM-1. Support DOE-Idaho in accomplishing its Journey to Excellence. Improved...

  12. PermophilesInternational Commission on Stratigraphy International Union of Geological Sciences

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    for Tonquin Lodge in Jasper via the Icefields Parkway. 84 Day 4; We leave Jasper on a 560 km return journey

  13. TAP Webinar: Benchmarking Data Cleansing: A Rite of Passage Along...

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    TAP Webinar: Benchmarking Data Cleansing: A Rite of Passage Along the Benchmarking Journey TAP Webinar: Benchmarking Data Cleansing: A Rite of Passage Along the Benchmarking...

  14. Microsoft PowerPoint - 16.1330_Rimando 110316 rev3 [Compatibility...

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

    & Publications Microsoft PowerPoint - 01 Bosco PM Workshop BOSCO Feb222010PB final rcvd 5 Mar Compatibility Mode Roadmap: EM Journey to Excellence EMAB Meeting - February 2011...

  15. Department of Energy - Energy Economy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    607 en The Journey to Commercializing Cellulosic Biofuels in the United States http:energy.govlpoarticlesjourney-commercializing-cellulosic-biofuels-united-states

  16. E-Print Network 3.0 - abnormal membrane proteins Sample Search...

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

    membrane and secreted proteins begin their journey to the surface. Only... of protein folding in the ER coupled across the ER membrane to cytosolic effector domains that...

  17. Trinity College isn't just a place for students and professors to study and learn ... it's also a treasure island in the middle of Dublin with lots of hidden corners to explore.

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    O'Mahony, Donal E.

    a treasure island in the middle of Dublin with lots of hidden corners to explore. Come with us on a journey

  18. E-Print Network 3.0 - autocatalytic processes theory Sample Search...

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

    Immune Systems and the Grand Challenge for Summary: "journey" - importance of entire process - exploration, open-ended, non-halting, ... Contributors... ongoing developing...

  19. Stephen R. Gliessman: Alfred E. Heller Professor of Agroecology, UC Santa Cruz

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    Reti, Irene H.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    the Education for Sustainable Living Program, the Foodof the Bay Area doing sustainable-living development. Othera great journey. A Sustainable Living Curriculum And it ain’

  20. Representations of the `Self' and the `Other' in Eighteenth-Century Travel Literature

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    Flohr, Michael

    . 97, Samuel Johnson himself diagnoses a natural curiosity "to learn the sentiments, manners this pattern in my reading of the two following travel accounts, namely Samuel Johnson's A Journey Publishers: New York and London, 1997), p. xi. 3 Samuel Johnson, A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

  1. Undergraduate Academic Year 2014-2015

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    Tennessee, University of

    An astronomy minor consists of 24 hours. Select one sequence: · ASTR 151 - A Journey through the Solar System, loans, and need-based aid (onestop.utk.edu/your-money/covering-costs). · Each spring, the department A Journey through the Solar System Lecture (3) Study of Earth's nearest astronomical neighbors including

  2. TrekISM Issue 12

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    1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    TlOngthem the concentration on one particular character from ST. George Takei is an incredible individual who is a one-man wel come committee for ST. Not onl y does he spend an incredible amount of time travelling to conventi}ls, but he is a mop!: articl... members who like to run up long distance bills, my new number is 803/846-61.30. Please try to call before 10 pm; if you like to use the after midnight rates I usually rise at 7 am - but I'm surly at that time of day. SoreY, but there wasn't time to do...

  3. Mining Users' Significant Driving Routes with Low-power Sensors

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    Nawaz, Sarfraz; Mascolo, Cecilia

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    sensing [38] from low power sensors, the energy cost of location sensing is high when location sensors are active. It is also possible for the phone to be plugged in a charging port in the vehi- cle during journeys but this places an extra constraint... on the user to remember to plug the phone in during each journey for energy intensive location sensing. Significantly lower- ing the energy consumption of sensing these journeys will relieve the user of this requirement and thus make it more likely...

  4. Voices of Four African American Female Clergy and Their Perceptions of Gender, Equity, and Leadership Styles in the African American Urban Church

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    Ogletree, Evelyn 1954-

    2012-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

    . This phenomenological study identified the lived experiences of each participant through her personal narrative, which reflects her path from birth to present. Participants’ experiences as a senior pastor provided a personal historical path of the journey of female...

  5. ANALYSIS OF FUNCTIONAL MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING DATA USING SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNIQUES

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    parents. Without their encourangement and endless toil, the opportunities for this journey would be lost for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy December 2002 #12;- ii - To my parents and Abigail. #12;- iii

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

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    Cohen, Alexander Nobler, 1979-

    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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 ...

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

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    Uniman, David L.

    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 ...

  8. Stand on any beach and you realise that there is no shortage

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    Stand on any beach and you realise that there is no shortage of water. Desalination is a proven and will enjoy: follows the journey of a water drop, Crystal, through the desalination process on her way

  9. Tavern Talk: Literature, Politics & Conviviality

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    Newman, Ian D.

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    their Originals. By Samuel Johnson. 6 th ed. 2 vols. London:their Originals. Samuel Johnson. 6th ed. 2 vols. London: J.UP, 1950. Print. ??? and Samuel Johnson. A Journey to the

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    Sharman, Ian

    2014-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

    "Journey to the Centre of the Worth" is the follow-up to " Exactly Which Part of What We do in Higher Education is Not Employability?". This is the graphic representation of the emergent themes from that discussion. The ...

  11. B O N N E V I L L E P O W E R A D M I N I S T R A T I O N Fact...

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

    runs in the Columbia River system are yielding higher survival rates. Learn how young fish travel past the dams on their journey to the ocean. Young fish pass the eight federal...

  12. SWITZERLAND 800-323-7373

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    Danforth, Bryan Nicholas

    for photographs. · From Lucerne to Montreux and Berne to Locarno, enjoy traveling throughout Switzerland. You ------------------ LAND JOURNEY 800-323-7373 Lucerne #12;Included meals indicated each day as B | L | D = Breakfast

  13. 2674 IEEE JOURNAL OF SOLID-STATE CIRCUITS, VOL. 43, NO. 12, DECEMBER 2008 Transmitter Architectures Based on Near-Field Direct

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    Hajimiri, Ali

    of information started its journey. During this period, inventors such as David E. Hughes, Heinrich Hertz, Nikola Tesla, Guglielmo Marconi, Reginald Fessenden, and Edwin H. Armstrong had to work with long wavelengths

  14. The role of assessment in a lean transformation

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    Shan, Raymond S. (Raymond Shing)

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    When starting the journey to become a Lean company, companies commonly face the problem of understanding how to manage a Lean transformation. Often times, the first step in managing a Lean transformation is to understand ...

  15. Metrics for enterprise transformation

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

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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, ...

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

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    Mui, Andrew K

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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. ...

  17. Passage : territorial reciprocity in the design of access

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    Hara, Louise

    1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis investigates how forms and their territories are used to affect the quality of passage. Form, motion, and sequences relate the passages which affect our perception of the environment. The thesis is a journey ...

  18. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR SERIES*

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    Ishida, Yuko

    ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR SERIES* WINTER 2013 ECL 296 (CRN 50337) / PBG 292 (CRN 64677 24 The Modern Ecology of Ice-Covered Lakes in Antarctica: A Journey Back JANUARY 31 Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation

  19. Visit to the Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory

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    None

    2010-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

    U.S. Department of Energy scientists and administrators join members of the National Science Foundation and South Dakotas Sanford Underground Laboratory for the deepest journey yet to the proposed site of the Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory (DUSEL).

  20. Mind, Brain and Education as a Framework for Curricular Reform /

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    Larrison, Abigail L.

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Charter a, b Sacramento Sebastopol Independent Charter a,b, c, d Sebastopol, CA Journey Charter School a, b, c, dCharter School a, b, c, d Sebastopol, CA Live Oak Charter a,

  1. I/O: input/output : design strategies : an inquiry into thinking / making

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    Kim, Simon YooHyun

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This is a journey into the usefulness of physical computing, its implications in architectural design, and its present dangers.There has been much that has been promised in technology-laden future cities and much that is ...

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    The Smart Grid - How do we get there? One step at a time - the path to the Smart Grid is a long and complex journey that needs to be broken down into manageable and understandable...

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

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    Mize, Joe

    2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

  4. Controsenso, But Not Too Much: Digital Artifacts to Ease Communication and Exchange with Seeing-Impaired People

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    Alberti, Maria Alberta

    on the concept of the exhibition Diaologo nel buio® (Dialogue in the Dark by A. Heinecke), a journey in the dark. 2 The interaction The application is based on interactive videos, launched from web pages

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    Chang, Irene Yin-Ting

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    T cells are required by their immunological roles to recirculate in the body and migrate to tissue sites, a journey that exposes them to distorting forces and physical obstacles that hinder their movement. Therefore, they ...

  6. Philosophy of Science, 78 (December 2011) pp. 10371045. 0031-8248/2011/7805-0026$10.00 Copyright 2011 by the Philosophy of Science Association. All rights reserved.

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    Manchak, John

    kind. In such models, a massive particle may both commence and conclude a journey through space curve . The scalar accel-g:I r M eration of g at

  7. Development of methods to objectively identify time spent using active and motorised modes of travel to work: how do self-reported measures compare?

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    Panter, Jenna; Costa, Silvia; Dalton, Alice; Jones, Andy; Ogilvie, David

    2014-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

    sampling was designed to achieve at least 50 journeys for each of the six most commonly reported trip patterns in the sample: walking, cycling, car or motorcycle only, car in combination with walking, car in combination with cycling, and bus...

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    McEnery, Kayla Anne Filan

    2013-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

    an incredible learning experience. Finally, I would like to thank my friends and family for their continuous love and support. 4 ABSTRACT MicroRNA Regulation of IGF. (May 2013) Kayla Anne Filan McEnery Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Texas A...

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    , Dinosaurs. Giants of Patagonia provides a unique occasion to get a true experience of the incredible size screen ! The movie concentrates on the remar- kable discoveries made in Patagonia, in the south locations in Patagonia, are truly magnificent. They are also very close to the ones where dinosaurs actually

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    heavy water Cerenkov solar neutrino detector. 1000 metric tonnes of heavy water is used as a neutrino electron neutrinos via charged current interactions of electron neutrinos with deuterons in the heavy water Water, have taught me the most. It is incredible how willing they were to help at any time they were

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    smart and adaptive to the intermittent supply of solar and wind energy, predicting incredibly rare difficult problems and concepts. Small, self-contained lab kits and student-built circuit boards have made community problems: a monitoring device for use of"little free libraries,"or a small wind turbine

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    project for them after I finished my MBA in 2010. I remember being incredibly wowed by their passion (Table's Ready, South Carolina) Southwest 19) Energy - Gain hands-on experience in engineering or accounting (CPS Energy, San Antonio, Texas) 20) Fitness and Exercise Science - Bring your energy and hard

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    and virtual models, using some free (but incredibly powerful) software, such as SketchUp, OpenSCAD, and POV, it is strongly recommended that you install the fol- lowing free software if you are able: · SketchUp, http://www.sketchup

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    Lin, Xiaodong

    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

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    MESSAGE FROM FOUNDATION PRESIDENT AND CEO Dear Donors and Friends of The University of Winnipeg, I am pleased to present you with The University of Winnipeg Foundation's 2011-2012 Annual Report. As you know, gifts to The University of Winnipeg through its Foundation make an incredible difference

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    de Villiers, Marienne

    in South Africa, WWF invests an incredible amount of time and resources into the protection of our iconicInternational Year of the Rhino Living Planet Report 2012 A `Decisive' victory for ethical food by the announcement that June 2012 marked the start of the International Year of the Rhino. Internationally and here

  17. Interactive Dimensions in the Construction of Mental Representations for Text

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    Patel, Aniruddh D.

    Interactive Dimensions in the Construction of Mental Representations for Text David N. Rapp be as critical to the construction of complex mental models as the discrete dimensions themselves. In the present a bead on Specify again. Incredibly, the horse was still rolling along. A pang of fear went through Woolf

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    Allen, Gabrielle

    of chemistry and other codes (www.gridchem.org) ! Petroleum Engineering " UCoMS: Grid-enabling reservoir ! Requires incredible mix of technologies & expertise! ! Many scientific/engineering components " Physics? Finite elements? " Elliptic equations: multigrid, Krylov subspace,... " Mesh refinement ! Many different

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    Pennycook, Steve

    #12;i About the cover: The Oak Ridge Reservation is a complex, distinctive, and valuable natural class for fall 1999, we accepted the opportunity to help create the Oak Ridge Reservation Annual Site programs at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge facilities. The idea of nuclear radiation is incredibly

  20. Diurnal variation of tropical precipitation using five years TRMM data

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    Wu, Qiaoyan

    2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

    and advice. Thanks to Dr. Ha for the suggestions on the statistic problem encountered . Other CSRP members: Neil Smith, J. Craig Collier and Stephanie Tice also have been an incredible help to me. And last I want to thank my parents for their love and support...

  1. Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works

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    Canberra, University of

    ," under Subjects, or "Anger" under Symptoms. Advanced Search How-To and Features The advanced search or further exploration. To access the Advanced Search page, click on the "Search" tab at the top narratives. What this means is that you can use the advanced search to get at incredibly detailed information

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    solar energy (8). ME Ketul Popat and John Williams in the Department of Mechanical EngineeringCOLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Infrastructure #12;2 COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING This publication focuses on just a few of the incredible College of Engineering faculty and students who are conducting research related

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    Uncovering Facebook Side Channels and User Attitudes Sai Lu Rutgers University sl914@cs.wright@rutgers.edu Abstract--Over the course of the last decade, Facebook has become an incredibly popular social networking site, reporting around a billion visitors monthly. Like any social networking site, Facebook's design

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    . In particular, the angular power spectrum above 600 should be damped due to photon diffusion between hot incredibly smart people. All of the experimental groups, MINT, MAP, PIQUE, and Pulsar mingled freely the Gravity Group, I have to start with thanking the people who con- tributed to MINT. The "core" members were

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    Roberts, Stephen

    #12;Blind source separation using spatial and temporal priors W D Addison Balliol University of Oxford A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Trinity 2009 2 #12;3 #12 for providing such fine accommodation in Oxford and to my wife for her incredible patience while this thesis

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    Benko, Hrvoje

    simple gestures and without on-body trackers. We also aimed to highlight the increasing availability around the Solar system, visit the outskirts of the known universe, and observe the incredible imagery different applications shown in the dome: a) World Wide Telescope (e.g., Solar System visualization), b

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    Travis, Adrian

    Experience Ancient Egypt Uncover the secrets of the ancient world... A day event for Children in Care in school years 7 - 9 Discover the secrets of Ancient Egypt at this FREE taster day. Explore the incredible Ancient Egypt Gallery at the Fitzwilliam Museum and create some Egyptian artwork. Plus enjoy

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    China Internship Program - Get Work Experience Abroad CRCC Asia is seeking ambitious, talented and hardworking students and graduates for its 2013 China Internship Programs. This is an incredible opportunity and fastest-growing economies. Our China Internship Program is highly regarded by employers and is certain

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    geobacters, produces wire-like appendages that can conduct electricity. These "nanowires" are incredibly fine billions of geobacters, so this might be a convenient way to produce a lot of tiny electrical structures that pili were good conductors of electricity. Furthermore, when geobacters were genetically modified

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    Washington at Seattle, University of - Department of Physics, Electroweak Interaction Research Group

    Gamma Ray Bursts #12;The Case Sudden, intense flashes of gamma rays come from nowhere and disappear with out a trace. Incredibly powerful: A single gamma ray burst is hundreds of times brighter a supernova #12;Who Vela (1960's) Looking for arms testing, found gamma ray bursts Compton Gamma Ray Observatory

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    I Spring 2014 | Dr. Al-Kodmany Back to the Beach A Community-Based Approach to Sustainable Economic A Sustainable Economic Development Plan Rooted in Community Miller has incredible ecological assets in its dunes cost of living. But Miller is not without challenges; it suffers from population loss, high

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    . Synthetic seismograms are models that use wave-propagation data to help model the earth's structure earth is an incredible, dynamic system," says geophysicist Mike Gurnis, whose specialty is computa--from a variety of sources--and integrate them into a comprehensive model. Some of this data is taken from

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    Micela, Giusi

    3 , and the CSI 2264 Team 1 Spitzer Science Center, California Institute of Technology, 1200 E with accretion, disk structure, and accompanying stellar activity, but these processes are challenging to model static geometry, young stars and their disks constitute an incredibly dynamic environment, as borne out

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    their findings in the July 25 issue of the British journal Nature. "This energy is converted into light emission to flare with light in a phenomenon known as sonoluminescence, first observed in 1990. When bubbles together to liberate incredible forces with little radioactive waste. Taleyarkhan's team said they detected

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    Valero-Cuevas, Francisco

    funded by the U.S. Energy Department. The school's strong computer science courses feed such as making solar energy financially viable to the incredibly complex, such as reverse engineering the human the Viterbi school for the award because of its strong management. He believes the current curriculum

  18. What can I do with a degree in Geology?

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    What can I do with a degree in Geology? Science Planning your career Choosing a career involves.canterbury.ac.nz/liaison/best_prep.shtml What is Geology? Geology in the twenty-first century is a fascinating, exciting,incredibly diverse,earthquakes,dramatic and varied geomorphology,and its 500 million years of pre and post-Gondwana geological history,is one

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    1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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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    Cram, Travis J.

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    public argument over the future of American foreign policy in an increasingly uncertain world. iv Acknowledgements In some ways, this project began in a Macalester College classroom in 2003 with a group project to model a strategy statement... an enormous gratitude to Dr. Scott Harris for his incredible help at bringing this project to a completion, all he has taught me about being an excellent debate director, and for providing me with a home (in many senses) during a difficult year split...

  1. Functional genomics studies of human brain development and implications for autism spectrum disorder

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    Ziats, Mark

    2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    into the genetic and molecular basis of higher cognition. However, the underlying pathophysiology of autism spectrum disorders has long been a mystery. Various hypothesis ranging from psychosocial abnormalities to environmental insults have been purported... that the genomic architecture of ASD is incredibly heterogeneous and complex, necessitating a functional integration in order to decipher common molecular mechanisms underlying ASD. Genomic Architecture of ASD The identification of genomic loci and individual...

  2. There's More to Managing Energy than Saving BTUs

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    Nelson, K. E.

    energy means more than saving Btu's of fuel gas improving yields and reducing waste should be vital parts of any conservation program. This paper will begin by summar izing the incredible savings and improvements experienced in Dow's Louisiana... energy man agers (and energy programs) this loss of support spelled disaster. But there is good news. In the broad sense, conserving energy means more than just saving Btu's of fuel. It means saving any raw material, because every raw material has...

  3. Wookie Rendezvous

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    Multiple Contributors

    1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Alia Solo's Bedside Manner 5 Han Judy Street EyesofaJedi 8 Boba Fett Alia EyesofaJedi 13 Luke Sandi Jones Eyes ofa Jedi 19 Han Alia First Impressions 29 Han Cheree Cargill Han's Kid 34 Han & Leia Judy Street - Han's Kid 47 Vader Z.P. Florian A... Reluctant Journey 183 Han Judy Street Reluctant Journey 194 Imperial Shuttle Alia Renewal 202 Han & Chewie Dani Mountain Rescue 206 Han Nicola Pearce Mountain Rescue 210 Han & Luke Scott Rosema Friends 220 Luke Alia Friends 225 Han & Luke Z.P. Florian...

  4. Father Estevao Cacella's Report on Bhutan in 1627

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    Baillie, Luiza Maria

    1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    for our journey which we hoped to begin on the 20th of February; on the 19th, the interpreter arrived from Hugli; it was as if an angel from heaven sent by the Lord on the last day of our stay in Koch, a sign of His particular concern for our journey... pleasant to look upon, lies in a beautiful wide plain, which at the time was covered with neat fields of wheat and rice; the plain, divided by two large rivers, is very attractive specially because of the presence of cool large willow trees...

  5. Reconstructing Nineteenth Century Trade Route between Bhutan and Assam: Evidences from British Political Missions

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    Ray, Indrajit; Sarkar, Ratna

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    was cultivated in the summer, and barley or wheat during the winter. There was the Castle of Rongtung nearby a stream. Traders in this route took a night-rest here for further journey onwards. The next leg of journey was from Rongtung to Balphay, a... in the Cultural Evolution of the Old World, G.Seaman (ed)Ethnogtaphics /USC, Los Angeles White, J. Claude (1971) Sikkim and Bhutan, Twenty-One Years on the North-East Frontier, 1887-1908, Delhi: Vivek Publishing House...

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    2014-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

    Solar Impulse lands in Washington, DC at Washington Dulles International Airport as part of its journey across the United States. Secretary Ernest Moniz speaks about how advancements like those at the Department of Energy are leading the way for innovations like the solar-powered plane. Footage of the solar-powered plane courtesy of Solar Impulse.

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    Corrections and Changes for the Paperback Edition of Barton H. Barbour, "Jedediah Smith Jedediah Smith, this time to convey the peltry safely to Saint Louis. There could be no weightier, critical leg of the journey. In addition, Smith was to inform military authorities at Fort Atkinson

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    Wisconsin at Madison, University of

    treatments to maximize effectiveness in patient care FALL 2012 Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology Research UW Student Life 34 WIMR II 36 Healer's Journey 40 Larson's Perspective Addiction Medicine Fellowship Training future primary care providers to confront this serious issue Connecting Disciplines for Digestive Health

  9. Scheduling Direct and Indirect Trains and Containers in an Intermodal Setting

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    transportation to compete effectively with long-haul trucking. To improve the scheduling and coordination transportation consists of combining modes, usually ship, truck, or rail to transport freight. The focus of our research is on rail transpor- tation of intermodal containers for the long-haul portion of their journey

  10. A Vision of Demand Response - 2016

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    Levy, Roger

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    Envision a journey about 10 years into a future where demand response is actually integrated into the policies, standards, and operating practices of electric utilities. Here's a bottom-up view of how demand response actually works, as seen through the eyes of typical customers, system operators, utilities, and regulators. (author)

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    Zhu, Mu

    . INTRODUCTION For mass-produced components and assemblies, reducing process variation can simultaneously reduce improvement frameworks are based on the di- agnostic and remedial journey of Juran and Gyrna (1980, University of Water- loo, Waterloo, N2L 3G1 Canada (E-mail: rjmackay@uwaterloo.ca). This work was partially

  12. China For all ages a MulTi-generaTional exPloraTion

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    Rowley, Clarence W.

    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

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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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    Artifacts found within the context of a shipwreck offer valuable insight into specific events surrounding a vessel’s journey and also have broader implications regarding the time period of the ship’s sinking. A collection of iron objects, excavated...

  17. 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...

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  1. Liu Manqing: A Sino-Tibetan Adventurer and the Origin of a New Sino-Tibetan dialogue in the 1930s

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    Jagou, Fabienne

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    the conditions for success. Its title was original but misleading since she actually traveled by foot.8 Indeed, she had to find a way to show that her journey was overland through Khams and not through India.9 This travel account is divided into two parts...

  2. NERC Environmental Travel Policy 1. NERC recognises that, although travel is an essential part of our business

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Brierley, Andrew

    be justified. Sharing a car with fellow travellers is also important as is selecting the most appropriate hire vehicle. · Private car ­ only when hire car option is not viable and share whenever possible · Air, rail and public transport ­ the preferred choice for essential medium to long journeys; · Hire car

  3. Manchester Metropolitan University Travel Plan

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    by providing more assistance to staff who are considering sharing car journeys, switching to public transport with the introduction of schemes to facilitate car sharing and the purchase of discounted season tickets on public.2 Measures to Reduce Car Use...............................................................................9

  4. Cloud Formation, Evolution and Destruction

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Estalella, Robert

    Chapter 4 Cloud Formation, Evolution and Destruction We now begin to trace the journey towards a star. How long does this take? The answer is surprisingly short: a good many clouds already contain new stars and these stars tend to be young. The typical cloud cannot spend long, if any time at all

  5. Course Secretary: Angi Johnson, 0114 2227022, a.m.johnson1@sheffield Writing and Responding

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Stevenson, Mark

    Course Secretary: Angi Johnson, 0114 2227022, a.m.johnson1@sheffield Writing and Responding Level://www.shef.ac.uk/library/services/taught.html #12;Course Secretary: Angi Johnson, 0114 2227022, a.m.johnson1@sheffield Journeys: Travel Writing

  6. aan ekerciolu at a bird-banding station he set up in Aras, a small village near Turkey's closely monitored border with Armenia. letter from turkey

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    Alvarado, Alejandro Sánchez

    Ã?aan ekerciolu at a bird-banding station he set up in Aras, a small village near Turkey's closely monitored border with Armenia. letter from turkey NAturAl HIStorIeS A journey in the shadow of Ararat. By el as space. In Orhan Pamuk's novel "Snow," a writer called Ka returns to Turkey after twelve years

  7. Energy Intensity Strategy

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Rappolee, D.; Shaw, J.

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Our presentation will cover how we began the journey of conserving energy at our facility. We’ll discuss a basic layout of our energy intensity plan and the impact our team has had on the process, what tools we’re using, what goals have been...

  8. 7PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE JET PROPULSION LABORATORY

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    Christian, Eric

    , as a result of efforts by the joint NASA-ESA mission operations team and NASA's Deep Space Network. Although degrees, scientists on the joint NASA-European Space Agency (ESA) mission reported. "Ulysses is gathering important new information about the sun and its environment as it continues to journey farther south toward

  9. The Development of a Virtual Science Museum for the Public Understanding of Science in Eastern China and in the United States

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    Delello, Julie A.

    2010-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

    of historical documents, this descriptive dissertation presents a research project that explores a dimension of the development of the Giant Panda Exhibit. This study takes the reader on a journey, first to China and then to a classroom within the United States...

  10. Visual and multisensory processing and plasticity in the human brain

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Visual and multisensory processing and plasticity in the human brain Thesis submitted; " , ) ""( " , , . ) (,, . " ) " ( ' , , , . " , ) " ' .( . , , , . " ) "... ( . ' ," ," " . , , , . ,,,,,, ,,,, . " " NIH . An important part of the thesis is a result of collaborations. To Dr. Agnes Floel and Prof for a fruitful scientific collaboration and an exciting journey to the visual cortex of the blind

  11. Discover the beauty of Taiwan...... 2-day Trip to National Scenic Area of Huadong Eastern Coast & Rift Valley

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    Wong, Ngai-Ching

    of Taidong begins with the journey... Day 1 07:00~ Departure from National Army Guest House/Chung Cheng hotel .... 15:30~17:30 Guanshan Water Ecological Park & Bikeway Guanshan Water Park is mainly divided into three. It is a place integrated with environment and ecological education, bringing water close to the visitors

  12. 2009 Sun-Yat-Sen University Applied Math. Dept. package tour Discover the beauty of Taiwan......

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    Wong, Ngai-Ching

    with the journey... Day 1 07:00~ Departure from National Army Guest House/Chung Cheng hotel/NSYSU in Kaohsiung 08 .... 15:30~17:30 Guanshan Water Ecological Park & Bikeway Guanshan Water Park is mainly divided into three. It is a place integrated with environment and ecological education, bringing water close to the visitors

  13. Summer Start-Up Scholarship Programme Presentations, 5 February 2014

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Hickman, Mark

    through to a new type of personal drone. It has been a great privilege to be able to mentor these students a watershed, the first of its kind in New Zealand. We plan to build on this and vigorously continue our as they embark on their own journey of discovery towards creating a new venture. Dr Rachel Wright Manager, UC

  14. Model Code for the Prevention of Residential HAC Distribution System Leakage and HAC-Induced Building Leakage, 1994 Edition

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Wemhoff, P.

    1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    journey to the inlet of an AIR HANDLER. A MECHANICAL CLOSET is considered a PLENUM CHAMBER when its interior surfaces confrne return air in this manner. Such PLENUM CHAMBERS shall meet the requirements of Section 100.0(c)l., below. No atmospheric...

  15. RESEARCH COUNCIL TRAVEL, SUBSISTENCE AND EXPENSES POLICY Page 1 of 23

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Subramanian, Sriram

    to consider and try to minimise environmental impact of journeys made on behalf of the Research Council (see and Expenses Policy v0.3 Final RESEARCH COUNCIL TRAVEL, SUBSISTENCE AND EXPENSES POLICY Content Policy statement 1. Principles 2. Definition of terms 3. Claim Forms 4. Travel claims 5. Accommodation 6. Other

  16. Solar Impulse's Solar-Powered Plane

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Moniz, Ernest; Piccard, Bertrand; Reicher, Dan

    2013-07-08T23:59:59.000Z

    Solar Impulse lands in Washington, DC at Washington Dulles International Airport as part of its journey across the United States. Secretary Ernest Moniz speaks about how advancements like those at the Department of Energy are leading the way for innovations like the solar-powered plane. Footage of the solar-powered plane courtesy of Solar Impulse.

  17. Sustainable Furman NOVEMBER 2009

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    and destination taking the long view #12;SUSTAINABLE FURMAN 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Living sustainably entails takingSustainable Furman #12;NOVEMBER 2009 sustainability meeting humanity's needs journey in perpetuity, a commitment to sustainability promotes the well-being of people and campuses over the long term

  18. The Oregon Coast Book, 201112 Edition 123 Check Web site for updates: hmsc.oregonstate.edu/visitor/oregon-coast-quests

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Wright, Dawn Jeannine

    . These panels demonstrate that solar energy is viable on the coast though it's not always sunny. HMSC by these solar panels? The answer is in the Quest Box at the end of your journey! Sustainability "The ability.oregonstate.edu/visitor/oregon-coast-quests In front of the Visitor Center a patio lies outside. Find panels facing skyward. kilowatts they provide

  19. Comet Riders--Nuclear nomads to the stars

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    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

    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.

  20. BERKELEY REVIEW OF LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES 56 A Magical Cactus Trip

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    Kammen, Daniel M.

    , and "New Age" in her aesthetic: she first attracts Jamie's attention through her peculiar solo dancing phone calls, they begin their journey to the north of Chile without her. Jamie displays an almost they find her being assaulted by gypsies. Jamie is almost immediately frustrated with her presence

  1. Project Title: Thematic Analysis of Forensic

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    Hickman, Mark

    Project Title: Thematic Analysis of Forensic Service Whanau/family Booklet Bachelor of Arts Application Deadline: 13 February, Noon Project Description: The Canterbury Regional Forensic Service (http' and their families' journey through the Forensic Service. The data has already been transcribed but needs in

  2. Project Title: Thematic Analysis of Forensic

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Hickman, Mark

    Project Title: Thematic Analysis of Forensic Service Whanau/family Booklet Bachelor of Arts Application Deadline: 1 February, 2012 Project Description: The Canterbury Regional Forensic Service (http' and their families' journey through the Forensic Service. The data has already been transcribed but needs in

  3. The Problem of Evil or the Goodness of God

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Reagan, Joshua Allen

    2013-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

    individuals. Whatever else we may claim of this world, we cannot reasonably dispute the existence of various kinds of evil of incredible magnitude. The existence of these evils leads some to infer that a good God cannot exist. After all, if He did exist... of creating a world with moral good. The question is about whether (3) is consistent with (1). That is, the question is about whether we can coherently claim that it is beyond the power of an omnipotent, omniscient, and wholly good God to create a world...

  4. Tank farm nuclear criticality review

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Bratzel, D.R., Westinghouse Hanford

    1996-09-11T23:59:59.000Z

    The technical basis for the nuclear criticality safety of stored wastes at the Hanford Site Tank Farm Complex was reviewed by a team of senior technical personnel whose expertise covered all appropriate aspects of fissile materials chemistry and physics. The team concluded that the detailed and documented nucleonics-related studies underlying the waste tanks criticality safety basis were sound. The team concluded that, under current plutonium inventories and operating conditions, a nuclear criticality accident is incredible in any of the Hanford single-shell tanks (SST), double-shell tanks (DST), or double-contained receiver tanks (DCRTS) on the Hanford Site.

  5. Storage opportunities in Arizona bedded evaporites

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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

    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.

  6. Fish Fingers and Custard Issue 2

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ’m starting to regret making this analogy now, as the drug-crazed aliens from Torchwood: Children of Earth would have been a better comparison!) The sheer size of Doctor Who fandom is incredibly huge and you’ll always be able to pick up something that... 10 The Title Scandal Ever since viewers first witnessed Matt Smith answering young Amelia’s plea to Santa for someone to fix the crack in her wall, the fandom has been split down the middle about the Steven Moffat era. Some have worried...

  7. Talking Trash: Oral Histories of Food In/Security from the Margins of a Dumpster

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    Vaughn, Rachel Ann

    2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    as to where, how, and if resources for survival are procured. Trash is incredibly powerful stuff. It is the material resonance of all sorts of transnational dialectics of food, of labor, of resources--a resonance of who’s producing, and who’s consuming...-narratives as yet fairly unexplored. Paternalistic States of Mind 9 Subordinate citizenship is not compatible with democracy. The relation of leaders to citizens under democratic norms ought to be one of equality, not in the sense of equal power...

  8. Criticality safety assessment of tank 241-C-106 remediation

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    Waltar, A.E., Westinghouse Hanford

    1996-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

    A criticality safety assessment was performed in support of Project 320 for the retrieval of waste from tank 241-C-106 to tank 241-AY-102. The assessment was performed by a multi-disciplined team consisting of expertise covering the range of nuclear engineering, plutonium and nuclear waste chemistry,and physical mixing hydraulics. Technical analysis was performed to evaluate the physical and chemical behavior of fissile material in neutralized Hanford waste as well as modeling of the fluid dynamics for the retrieval activity. The team has not found evidence of any credible mechanism to attain neutronic criticality in either tank and has concluded that a criticality accident is incredible.

  9. 100 Times Faster and 3 Times Sharper: Background-Dominated Observations of Stellar Populations with an 8-meter Optical-UV Space Telescope

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    Thomas M. Brown

    2002-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

    An 8 m successor to the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) would make incredible gains in the study of stellar populations, especially in the Local Group. If diffraction-limited at 0.5 microns, the "Next HST" could produce high-resolution imaging of faint sources over a wide field in 1 percent of the time needed with the HST. With these capabilities, photometry of the ancient main sequence could be obtained for many sight-lines through Local Group galaxies, thus determining directly the ages of their structures and providing a formation history for the Local Group populations.

  10. Encounter with Economics

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    Macfarlane, Alan

    2014-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

    in the faculty as Solow was 110% hawk, Arrow was a dove; interesting as both sons of immigrants and these are usually patriots, but Ken thought it an immoral war; people like Hahn and even Meade were inclined to be hawks, partly because Robinson was a raving... player in the New London Orchestra which was conducted by Alex Sherman; as I had no orchestral experience and asked for an audition and he liked me; the piece we played was Mozart's great C minor concerto which has incredibly difficult wind parts...

  11. Criticality Safety Evaluation of Hanford Tank Farms Facility

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    WEISS, E.V.

    2000-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  12. Designing microelectromechanical systems-on-a-chip in a 5-level surface micromachine technology

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Rodgers, M.S.; Sniegowski, J.J.

    1998-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A new 5-level polysilicon surface micromachine process has been developed that offers significantly increased system complexity, while further promoting the manufacturability and reliability of microscopic mechanical systems. In general, as complexity increases, reliability suffers. This is not necessarily the case, however, with MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS). In fact, utilizing additional levels of polysilicon in structures can greatly increase yield, reliability, and robustness. Surface micromachine devices are built thousands at a time using the infrastructure developed to support the incredibly reliable microelectronics industry, and the batch fabrication process utilized in the 5-level technology further increases reliability and reduces cost by totally eliminating post assembly.

  13. Precision Robotic Assembly Machine

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    None

    2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The world's largest laser system is the National Ignition Facility (NIF), located at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. NIF's 192 laser beams are amplified to extremely high energy, and then focused onto a tiny target about the size of a BB, containing frozen hydrogen gas. The target must be perfectly machined to incredibly demanding specifications. The Laboratory's scientists and engineers have developed a device called the "Precision Robotic Assembly Machine" for this purpose. Its unique design won a prestigious R&D-100 award from R&D Magazine.

  14. Responsibility, Incompetence, and Psychopathy

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    Brink, David O.

    2013-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

    , as elsewhere, the Model Penal Code proved incredibly influential, leading many jurisdictions in the United States to abandon the narrower M’Naghten test for the broader MPC test. However, this trend changed dramatically in the wake of John Hinckley...’s acquittal in 1982 on grounds of insanity for the attempted murder of President Ronald Reagan. Public outcry over the verdict led to a backlash against the MPC test and a return in many jurisdictions to a narrower M’Naghten-style conception of insanity...

  15. Patterns in Functional Structure and Diversity of Stream Fish Assemblages Related to Environmental Factors at Multiple Scales

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Pease, Allison Ann

    2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    , Rob Powell, Kevin Baker, Ada Szczepaniec, Sunny Scobell, and Machteld Verzijden. My research in Mexico was carried out thanks largely to my amazing colleagues at El Colegio de la Frontera Sur in Villahermosa, Tabasco and San Crist?bal de las Casas..., Chiapas. Dr. Manuel Mendoza-Carranza helped me design and carry out field work in Tabasco. Drs. Roc?o Rodiles-Hern?ndez and Alfonso Gonz?les-D?az provided their incredible expertise and field assistance in Chiapas. I would also like to thank...

  16. Total quality management implementation guidelines

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    Not Available

    1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  17. Globalization and Religion in Historical Perspective: A Paradoxical Relationship

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    Herrington, Luke M.

    —especially among Buddhists, Christians, and Muslims—have also been integral sources of globalization distinct from economic practices like trade. The following section will present the “homogenization thesis,” and introduce the subject of the globalization... of completing the journey travel to Mecca, the Muslim holy city, annually after Ramadan. Of course, this is not always feasible, but Muslims are expected to undertake the hajj at least once in their life. The hajj gives Muslims the opportunity to experience...

  18. The Influence of Caregiver-Child Acculturation Gap on Mexican American Adolescents' Depression and Suicidality

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Piña-Watson, Brandy Michelle

    2014-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

    and the passion you had for counseling. Thank you for being part of this journey! Mom, dad, Amber and A.J.—thank you for your love and support in each step of my life, including graduate school and my dissertation. You have always believed in me... teens. However, compared with Latinas, Latino boys are more likely to be successful in their attempts (Wagner, 2009). The purpose of the present manuscript is to present the acculturation gap hypothesis (Birman, 2006) within the cultural...

  19. Ripples of Hope: Women of African Descent Emerging into Adulthood and the Performance of Hope

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    Kelly, Brandy Nicolle

    2013-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

    of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Approved by: Chair of Committee, Corliss W. Outley Committee Members, David Scott Judith Hamera Kimberly N. Brown Michael Edwards Head of Department, Gary Ellis May 2013 Major Subject..., so that I would not stress myself with saving the world. Your scholarship is amazing, and you have inspired me with your academic journeys. Drs. David Scott, Kimberly Brown, Judith Hamera and Michael Edwards, I could have not chosen a more stellar...

  20. Short term accommodation and Bed and Breakfasts

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    Kühn, Reimer

    hotels in central London. *Premier Inn County Hall Belvedere Road London SE1 7PB Website: http.indianymca.org Journey's ­ Kings Cross 54 ­ 58 Caledonian Road Kings Cross London N1 9DP Tel: 020 7833 3893 http.dovercastlehostel.com Ashlee House 261 ­ 265 Grays Inn Road Kings Cross London WC1X 8QT Tel: 020 7833 9400 Fax: 020 7833 9677

  1. The intellectual capacity of leadership competencies as perceived by past members of a collegiate sophomore leadership course

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Williams, Jennifer Renea

    2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    in the AGED department, you guys all have touched my life in ways you will never know. Thanks for making the journey so memorable. Melissa McNellie, Leah Reed, and Jason Goodman, thanks for always believing in me and being wonderful friends! Meme, you were... . . . , . ?. .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 6 . . . , . I 7 . . . . . 1 7 . . . . . 21 . . . . . 22 . . . . . 22 . . . . . 23 IV FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION . . . . . . 25 Hypotheses Description of Sample . . . . . . . 25 . . . , . . . 26 CHAPTER Page Findings Related to Hypothesis...

  2. Comparison of Biological and Thermal (Pyrolysis) Pathways for Conversion of Lignocellulose to Biofuels

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Imam, Tahmina 1983-

    2012-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

    D study. This journey was great because of her and Tinku being around! Thanks to my advisor Dr. Capareda for the diverse bio-energy research opportunity at BETA lab, Dr. El-Halwagi for the unconditional care in every step since I joined TX A... to produce bio-energy from biomass ....................... 3 1.2.2 Pretreatment and hydrolysis in lignocellulose breakdown ....................... 5 1.2.3 Pyrolysis oil upgrade technology...

  3. Freeways and Free Speech, Rail Cars and Rancheras: Geographic and Linguistic Mobility in Contemporary Mexican and Mexican-American Cultural Production

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Postma, Regan Lee

    2011-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

    as the possibility that one can make the journey, and without great travail. This freedom has become especially pronounced since the advent of the automobile. Mike Featherstone, in his introduction to Automobilities, draws attention to the sense of autonomy provided... and progress have become intertwined in the American psyche, as Cotten Seiler in A Republic of Drivers: A Cultural History of Automobility in America notes. For Seiler, the US narrates itself ever “in forward motion” and concerns itself with this movement...

  4. Healthy Stocker and Feeder Calves.

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Barron, H. T.; Maddox, L. A. Jr.

    1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    is often shorter than the meandering journey from farm to feedyard or pasture; some calves arrive sick. Others exposed to infection enroute sicken soon after arrival. Rapid breathing, depression, scouring, coughing, lacrirna tion and nasal discharge... antibiotics, sulfonamides, detoxicants and antidiarrheals is usually good. A certain percentage of the calves treated (perhaps 2 or 3 percent), do not recover. They eat little, cough a little, scour a little, stand around tucked up and caved in laterally...

  5. Design, implementation, and benchmarking of a file manager for a relational database management system on a raw UNIX disk

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    Narayanan, Pudugramam Shanker

    1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    together through the entire journey. Thanks to the Computer Science Dept. , Texas AErM University, for lending me a SPARC workstation to design Modstar. Jonathan Creighton, Oracle Corp. , and Pyung-Chul Kim of ETRI, Korea, were always helpful... relational operations with different storage organizations (index on key, index on non-key, no index, clustered, and non-clustered relations) on a test database created using Modstar. The design has been implemented on a SPARC workstation running SUN OS 4...

  6. Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Awarded VPP Gold Star

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Our journey to safety excellence began some six (6) years ago. The task seemed ominous with 6000 plus employees ranging from administrative assistants and craftsman to research scientists and engineers. Another challenge was the geographic dispersion of work areas being as much as 50 miles apart. A core group of employees caught the vision and knew that it could be done, and it is that perseverance that has lead the INEEL to the DOE-VPP Gold Star.

  7. Travel Guide Travel Mode Options

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    Crowther, Paul

    operator in Preston city. Go to www.stagecoachbus.co.uk Car Sharing If you need to travel by car you can and meet new people by car sharing. Register your journey at www.uclan.ac.uk/car-share UCLan staff and students can search for a match in the staff and students private car sharing groups at www.uclan.ac.uk/car-share

  8. Characterization of G×E Interactions on Yield and Quality of Muskmelon (Cucumis melo L.)

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Sharma, Sat Pal

    2014-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

    ×E to total variation of yield and components in melons ............................. 17 Table 2.4 ANOVA of genotype (G), environment (E), and genotype × environment (G×E) and percent contribution of G, E, and G... of phytochemicals over different environments. 8 2.2 Materials and methods Five commercial cultivars Mission, Journey, Orange Dew, Oro Duro, Sol Real and four advanced breeding lines TAMU 146, TAMU Orange Casaba, TAMU F39, and TAMU 1405 from the melon...

  9. Botswanafeaturing the VICTORIA FALLS

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Weaver, Harold A. "Hal"

    .alumni.jhu.edu AUGUST 6-19, 2015 #12;Victoria Falls N A T U R A L B E A U T Y | B O U N T I F U L W I L D L I F E | R IBotswanafeaturing the OKAVANGO DELTA plus VICTORIA FALLS AHI: 800-323-7373 www'll begin our journey with a visit to powerful Victoria Falls in Zambia, where you will take a sunset cruise

  10. From "Sea of Grass" to "Wire and Rail": Melville's Evolving Perspective on the Prairies

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    Schultz, Elizabeth A.

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    to the environment is part of the text’s ethical orientation (Buell’s italics).”4 Certainly, other American writers, including Cooper, Washington Irving, Margaret Fuller, Caroline Kirkland, William Cullen Bryant, Whitman, and Twain, like Melville, journeyed... with increasing interest. Diane Dufva Quantic in her Study of Great Plains Fiction observes that “the character of the nation’s center” reflects a “confusing collection of ideas,” based on the conflict between mythic expectations regarding space and politi...

  11. Houston's Smart Grid: Transforming the Future of Electric Distribution & Energy Consumption

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    Bartel, W.

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    of a Smart Grid Smart Meters Intelligent Grid Expanded Energy Sources 3 Digital Meters Meter Data Management System Common Portal / Data Repository Home Area Network CNP?s smart grid journey A history of stakeholder commitment 1990s... Phase 1 covers about 15 percent of CenterPoint Energy?s service area, some of the improvements will benefit consumers in the entire system. 2010-2014 Deployment of the Intelligent Grid ? IG Infrastructure ? Automate up to 29 substations ? Smart...

  12. The Juniper Coast: A Survey of the Medieval Shipwrecks of Novy Svet, Ukraine

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Albertson, John Arthur

    2014-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

    . Sergei Zelenko, of the Centre for Underwater Archaeology (hereafter CUA) at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev began research there in 1997, the submerged cargos of two to three medieval ships have been discovered. Dating to the 10th..., where I donned ancient Soviet era tanks to make my first dives on the medieval shipwreck sites lying along the bay seafloor. I will never forget that first impression: arriving in Simferopol on a bright morning after an overnight journey from Kiev...

  13. A, Science S?i.vice Feature Released u?on receipt

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    ~IWTLP'SICE-CAP Several journeys have been macle across the great ice-cap o r "inland ice'' wxhr &ich Greenland l i e, but the depth of the ice has hitherto re:zij.;md a mystery. The first steps toward getting positive inforination; off a charge of dynamite at a cer,tain Point on thc surface of the ice and recordirg tho shock

  14. Industrial-Strength UPF | Y-12 National Security Complex

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

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  15. Industry and the APS | Advanced Photon Source

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  16. Inertial Confinement Fusion | National Nuclear Security Administration

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  17. Inexpensive handheld tests for diseases are in sight

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  18. Influence of Domain Wall Pinning on the Dynamic Behavior of Magnetic

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  19. Informational Materials | Y-12 National Security Complex

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  20. Infrared Mapping Helps Optimize Catalytic Reactions

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  1. Infrared Mapping Helps Optimize Catalytic Reactions

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  2. The Oklo Natural Reactor and the Time Variability of the Fundamental Constants of Nature

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    Lamoreaux, Steve (LANL) [LANL

    2005-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

    Natural nuclear reactors? Changes in the speed of light? If either of these concepts seem implausible to you now they certainly won't once Dr. Steve Lamoreaux (LANL) delivers his SLAC Colloquium lecture in the Panofsky Auditorium on November 7th at 4:15 pm entitled The Oklo Natural Reactor and the Time Variability of the Fundamental Constants of Nature. This lecture is a rare opportunity to learn not only about Oklo's incredible natural nuclear reactors but also to gain understanding about how the present-day study of these sites may alter our understanding of fundamental constants such as the speed of light. This event is a must-see for the curious!

  3. Processing Visual Images

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    Litke, Alan (UC Santa Cruz) [UC Santa Cruz

    2006-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

    The back of the eye is lined by an extraordinary biological pixel detector, the retina. This neural network is able to extract vital information about the external visual world, and transmit this information in a timely manner to the brain. In this talk, Professor Litke will describe a system that has been implemented to study how the retina processes and encodes dynamic visual images. Based on techniques and expertise acquired in the development of silicon microstrip detectors for high energy physics experiments, this system can simultaneously record the extracellular electrical activity of hundreds of retinal output neurons. After presenting first results obtained with this system, Professor Litke will describe additional applications of this incredible technology.

  4. Organic Superconductors

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    Charles Mielke

    2009-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

    Intense magnetic fields are an essential tool for understanding layered superconductors. Fundamental electronic properties of organic superconductors are revealed in intense (60 tesla) magnetic fields. Properties such as the topology of the Fermi surface and the nature of the superconducting order parameter are revealed. With modest maximum critical temperatures~13K the charge transfer salt organic superconductors prove to be incredibly valuable materials as their electronically clean nature and layered (highly anisotropic) structures yield insights to the high temperature superconductors. Observation of de Haas-van Alphen and Shubnikov-de Haas quantum oscillatory phenomena, magnetic field induced superconductivity and re-entrant superconductivity are some of the physical phenomena observed in the charge transfer organic superconductors. In this talk, I will discuss the nature of organic superconductors and give an overview of the generation of intense magnetic fields; from the 60 tesla millisecond duration to the extreme 1000 tesla microsecond pulsed magnetic fields.

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

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    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

    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.

  6. Big Bang Day: 5 Particles - 3. The Anti-particle

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    None

    2011-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

    Simon Singh looks at the stories behind the discovery of 5 of the universe's most significant subatomic particles: the Electron, the Quark, the Anti-particle, the Neutrino and the "next particle". 3. The Anti-particle. It appears to be the stuff of science fiction. Associated with every elementary particle is an antiparticle which has the same mass and opposite charge. Should the two meet and combine, the result is annihilation - and a flash of light. Thanks to mysterious processes that occurred after the Big Bang there are a vastly greater number of particles than anti-particles. So how could their elusive existence be proved? At CERN particle physicists are crashing together subatomic particles at incredibly high speeds to create antimatter, which they hope will finally reveal what happened at the precise moment of the Big Bang to create the repertoire of elementary particles and antiparticles in existence today.

  7. Big Bang Day: 5 Particles - 3. The Anti-particle

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    None

    2009-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

    Simon Singh looks at the stories behind the discovery of 5 of the universe's most significant subatomic particles: the Electron, the Quark, the Anti-particle, the Neutrino and the "next particle". 3. The Anti-particle. It appears to be the stuff of science fiction. Associated with every elementary particle is an antiparticle which has the same mass and opposite charge. Should the two meet and combine, the result is annihilation - and a flash of light. Thanks to mysterious processes that occurred after the Big Bang there are a vastly greater number of particles than anti-particles. So how could their elusive existence be proved? At CERN particle physicists are crashing together subatomic particles at incredibly high speeds to create antimatter, which they hope will finally reveal what happened at the precise moment of the Big Bang to create the repertoire of elementary particles and antiparticles in existence today.

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

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    Barney, G.S.

    1996-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  9. Big Mysteries: The Higgs Mass

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    Lincoln, Don

    2014-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

    With the discovery of what looks to be the Higgs boson, LHC researchers are turning their attention to the next big question, which is the predicted mass of the newly discovered particles. When the effects of quantum mechanics is taken into account, the mass of the Higgs boson should be incredibly high...perhaps upwards of a quadrillion times higher than what was observed. In this video, Fermilab's Dr. Don Lincoln explains how it is that the theory predicts that the mass is so large and gives at least one possible theoretical idea that might solve the problem. Whether the proposed idea is the answer or not, this question must be answered by experiments at the LHC or today's entire theoretical paradigm could be in jeopardy.

  10. Perspective on plutonium

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    Sun, Lin-Shen Casper

    1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    An overview is given of the man-made element Pu: Its production, physical and chemical properties, fallout levels in the environment, detection in body, dosimetry and bioassay data, concerns over safety and control. Conclusion: Pu has an incredible potential as an energy source that does not adversely affect air quality; however concerns over toxic effects (bone cancers) and proper handling of wastes have kept many countries from fully embracing nuclear energy. For Pu toxicity, the policy has always been one of overestimation. Safe, secure methods have been developed for controlling Pu; as a result, the question of whether or not a nation uses nuclear energy is more likely to be decided by politics.

  11. A flexible scintillation light apparatus for rare event searches

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    Bonvicini, Valter; Cremonesi, Oliviero; Cucciati, Giacomo; Gironi, Luca; Pavan, Maura; Previtali, Ezio; Sisti, Monica

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Compelling experimental evidences of neutrino oscillations and their implication that neutrinos are massive particles have given neutrinoless double beta decay a central role in astroparticle physics. In fact, the discovery of this elusive decay would be a major breakthrough, unveiling that neutrino and antineutrino are the same particle and that the lepton number is not conserved. It would also impact our efforts to establish the absolute neutrino mass scale and, ultimately, understand elementary particle interaction unification. All current experimental programs to search for neutrinoless double beta decay are facing with the technical and financial challenge of increasing the experimental mass while maintaining incredibly low levels of spurious background. The new concept described in this paper could be the answer which combines all the features of an ideal experiment: energy resolution, low cost mass scalability, isotope choice flexibility and many powerful handles to make the background negligible. The ...

  12. Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Sources

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    Amato, Elena

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Astrophysical sources are extremely efficient accelerators. Some sources emit photons up to multi-TeV energies, a signature of the presence, within them, of particles with energies much higher than those achievable with the largest accelerators on Earth. Even more compelling evidence comes from the study of Cosmic Rays, charged relativistic particles that reach the Earth with incredibly high energies: at the highest energy end of their spectrum, these subatomic particles are carrying a macroscopic energy, up to a few Joules. Here I will address the best candidate sources and mechanisms as cosmic particle accelerators. I will mainly focus on Galactic sources such as Supernova Remnants and Pulsar Wind Nebulae, which being close and bright, are the best studied among astrophysical accelerators. These sources are held responsible for most of the energy that is put in relativistic particles in the Universe, but they are not thought to accelerate particles up to the highest individual energies, $\\approx 10^{20}$ eV...

  13. Magnet Lattice Design for the Transmission of Power Using Particle Beams

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

    2012-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  14. Big Mysteries: The Higgs Mass

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    Lincoln, Don

    2014-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

    With the discovery of what looks to be the Higgs boson, LHC researchers are turning their attention to the next big question, which is the predicted mass of the newly discovered particles. When the effects of quantum mechanics is taken into account, the mass of the Higgs boson should be incredibly high...perhaps upwards of a quadrillion times higher than what was observed. In this video, Fermilab's Dr. Don Lincoln explains how it is that the theory predicts that the mass is so large and gives at least one possible theoretical idea that might solve the problem. Whether the proposed idea is the answer or not, this question must be answered by experiments at the LHC or today's entire theoretical paradigm could be in jeopardy.

  15. Estranged and Degraded Worlds: The Grotesque Aesthetics of Tolstoy’s Resurrection.

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    Kokobobo, Ani

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Bakhtin traces in the context of Rabelais. For instance, when looked at through the lens of Bakhtin’s theory, the corpse of the merchant that spills out from every orifice, breaching boundaries between the inside and the outside, is the quintessential... to an impersonal force which drives them” (123). Turned into automatons by the system, the prisoners in Resurrection have been robbed of personal identities, degraded, made to wear uniforms, have had half of their heads shaven, and have been sent on a journey...

  16. Challenges to Development in India: The Role of Education

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    Gupta, Rajan (LANL) [LANL

    2006-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

    This talk is based on my experiences with issues in development and education in India. I will describe three unfinished journeys: (i) How HIV/AIDS education and awareness lead to a program of 'students as agents of change' through the creation of multimedia presentations on societal issues; (ii) how teaching health to village outreach workers lead to an understanding of adolescent migration from villages to towns in search for jobs and the spectre of alcoholism; and(iii) how teaching health to sex workers in Kolkata lead to an understanding of their closed world.

  17. Tales from the Tomato

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    LaSalle, R.

    1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Mixed Fruit story 139 Love and the Right Partner story 153 You Got This'Zine Because 158 Who to Blame for What All Stories, Poems, and Assorted Ca-Ca Written by: Robyn LaSalle Edited by: Typed by: Proofed by: Robyn LaSalle Robyn LaSalle "Proofed... thanks to a few people in random order. Karen Brandl and Jean Clissold, for supplying me with good zines and other paraphernalia; "Journey's End," a story by Rosemary Callahan was the first S/H piece I'd ever read and thus got me interested in the show...

  18. A review of "Fictions of the Cosmos: Science and Literature in the Seventeenth Century" by Frédérique Aït-Touati, translated by Susan Emanuel

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    Levy-Navarro, Elena

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ?s Dream, a text that is a hybrid according to the later categories of #15;ction and non#15;ction. One suspects that a deeper consideration of Lucian?s own lunar journey, including a consideration of the transmission of the text in humanist circles... cherished beliefs than as shifting tactical arguments addressed to speci#15;c audi- ences and occasions. To do so, Shore ranges across nearly the whole corpus of Milton?s poetry and prose, uncovering the rhetorical strate- gies behind Milton?s most...

  19. Techniques in Active and Generic Software Libraries

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    Smith, Jacob N.

    2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

    at the end of a multiyear journey into computer science ? especially software engineering and the development of software libraries. I would like to thank my adviser Dr. Jaakko J?arvi first and foremost. Little does he know that it was reading his papers (and... managed to actually work on a project together. Hand-in-hand I would like to thank everyone in Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup?s lab (including Bjarne for being such a good sport): Luke Wagner for helping me to understand logic and language theory; Yuriy Solodkyy...

  20. Mystical design in Dorothy Richardson's Pilgramage: the case of Dimple Hill

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    Sargent, Laura Jane

    1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    meeting appears in Revolvin Li hts (III 324-29) . Here, she realizes that her witnessing of Quaker worship is a "deeply engraved memory, " more powerful "than any of the bright remembered things that had seemed so good as they came" (III 324). 40... transformation to follow. By the time Miriam reaches Dimple Hill, she has already traveled a great distance on the road to her "true identity. " When her journey begins, Miriam, at seventeen, has a keen, rapidly maturing intellect and a predisposition...

  1. Video sculpture:spatio-temporal warping

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    Groves, Jeff David

    2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

    of Committee) Carol LaFayette (Member) John Keyser (Member) Phillip Tabb (Head of Department) December 2003 Major Subject: Visualization Sciences iii ABSTRACT Video Sculpture: Spatio-temporal Warping. (December 2003) Jeff Groves, B.S., Portland State University..., 2002. [22] J. Groves, Journeys in Space and Time. digital video, 2003. 35 VITA Jeff Groves 1402 Kirkwood Unit A Austin, TX 78722 jgroves@viz.tamu.edu Education M.S. in Visualization Sciences Texas A&M University, 12/03 B.S. in Architecture Portland...

  2. Searching for the Spirit of Crazy Horse: A Rhetorical Analysis of Competing Myths

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    Kimbrell, Tyler

    2014-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

    of Crazy Horse: Stephen Ambrose’s Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors (1975), Joseph Marshall’s The Journey of Crazy Horse: A Lakota History (2004), and Thomas Power’s The Killing of Crazy Horse (2010). Although... these three books only scratch the surface of all that has been written about Crazy Horse, they do represent three important and distinct perspectives on the Crazy Horse myth— from an award-winning historian (Ambrose), a Lakota Indian (Marshall), and a...

  3. India in 'Dzam-Gling Rgyas-Bshad'

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    Rhaldi, Lama Sherab

    1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    these mountains from the south to the north. In the rainy season. it flows with thickness of human size with muddy water. In winter and spring. at the time of rare rain it disappean in sand. However if one dip anywhere in the sand. there'wiU be fresh water... Dan (Vajrlsana) there is a forest called Buddhavana. aDd a cave known as Oaurakhsh Oupha etc. When one passes through all these places one reaches rGyal-Po'i-Khab (Rajagriha) afterabout three days journey. That city is surrounded by mountains like a fort...

  4. A time-based interpretation of Rassouli's Fusionart

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    Sharma, Charu

    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    REFERENCES 53 APPENDIX 56 VITA 57 vii LIST O F F I G U R E S Page Figure 1 Rassouli, Souls Journey 3 Figure 2 Rassouli, Born Free 3 Figure 3 Rassouli, The Oracle 3 Figure 4 Still from Ballet Mechanique illustrating a mechanical Cubist composition 5... Figure 5 Still from Ballet Mechanique illustrating a facial Cubist composition 6 Figure 6 Henry Fuseli, The Nightmare 7 Figure 7 Still from the film The Marquise of O 8 Figure 8 Still from the film Dreams, showing a young artist searching for Van Gogh...

  5. Indigenous Nations Journal, Volume 6, Number 1 (Spring, 2008): Book Reviews

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    Miller, Robert J.

    2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and continues on until death. Every experience shapes how we view and interact with the rest of the world. Wilson was raised with a strong Dakota worldview stemming from many role models who encouraged and supported her participation in Dakota culture... of the Dakota people in their own words. Undoubtedly, Wilson's determined journey to preserve the voice of the Dakota has brought her as much joy as it did frustration and at times heartache. The incorporation of large bodies of oral narratives in academic...

  6. Fort Inge and the Texas frontier, 1849-1869

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    Smith, Thomas Tyree

    1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ) May 1991 ABSTRACT Fort Inge and the Texas Frontier, 1849-1869. (May 1991) Thomas Tyree Smith B. S. in Ed. , Southwest Texas State University Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Joseph G. Dawson III Now an obscure site near Uvalde, Fort Inge was once...'s Report on the Eighth Nilitary Department, " Cartographic Division, DR 148, RG 77, NA. 12 NOTES 1. Frederick Law Olmsted, A Journey Through Texas: Or A Saddle- Trip On the Southwestern Frontier (New York: Dix, Edwards 6 Co. , 1857; rpr. , Austin...

  7. Science & Technology Review December 2007

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    Chinn, D J

    2007-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  8. Industrial Circuit Breakers |GE Global Research

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  9. Industrial Inspection Technologies | GE Global Research

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  10. Industrial Partnerships | ornl.gov

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  11. Industrial Technologies - Energy Innovation Portal

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  12. Industrial Users

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  13. Industry Economists

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  14. Inelastic X-Ray Scattering at Sector 30, Advanced Photon Source

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  15. Inertial confinement fusion | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab

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  16. Inference of Interactions in Cyanobacterial-Heterotrophic Co-Cultures via

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  17. Influence of Domain Wall Pinning on the Dynamic Behavior of Magnetic

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  18. Influence of Domain Wall Pinning on the Dynamic Behavior of Magnetic

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  19. Influence of Topological Spin Fluctuations on Charge Transport

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  20. Influx - Flow Cytometer Cell Sorter | EMSL

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  9. Infrared Mapping Helps Optimize Catalytic Reactions

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  10. National Criticality Experiments Research Center: Capability and Status

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

    2012-07-12T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  11. Bright Center of the Universe Issue 3

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    1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Schneider 1 Art By Z.P Florian What Child Is This? M.Treleaven 7 Corellian WordPuzzle Wendy Schwartz 13 The (Not Quite) Complete History of Red Flight LouiseTurner 14 The Journey Back Marcia Brin 17 Being There (Poem) YvetteGhilan 23 Call It aTie Z. P.... Florian 25 Art by Z.P. Florian Tercel Marty nn 31 You Love Him, Don't You? C. Anson 32 Art by Z.P. Florian Three Stories (Poem) YvetteGhilan 56 Art by Z.P. Florian Trial Run Chris Callahan 57 Art by Z.P. Florian Talisman Carolyn Gollcdge 62 Art by Martynn...

  12. Transition to management -- A personal perspective

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    Williams, J.L.

    1998-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This paper explores one woman`s journey through her recent promotion into management, and will identify key factors that helped prepare and position her to be ready to exercise leadership through a formal management role. It discusses assessment of qualifications and skills, acquisition of needed skills, the influence of luck and timing, and the use of mentors and delegation as survival skills to get through the transition period and become fully functional as a manager. It also includes insights into sensitive issues such as how to relate to former peers, how to gain credibility as the junior member of the management team, and how to juggle family responsibilities with increased time commitments at work. It emphasizes the importance of acknowledging the help the authors receive in reaching their own career goals and offering the same kind of help and support to those in the early stages of their careers.

  13. Comparison of glass surfaces as a countertop material to existing surfaces

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    Turo, Laura A.; Winschell, Abigail E.

    2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  14. Correcting the record on the analysis of IBEX and STEREO data regarding variations in the neutral interstellar wind

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    Frisch, P C; Drews, C; Leonard, T; Livadiotis, G; McComas, D J; Moebius, E; Schwadron, N A; Sokol, J M

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The journey of the Sun through space carries the solar system through a dynamic interstellar environment that is presently characterized by Mach 1 motion between the heliosphere and the surrounding interstellar medium (ISM). The interaction between the heliosphere and ISM is an evolving process due to the variable solar wind and to interstellar turbulence. Frisch et al. presented a meta-analysis of the historical data on the interstellar wind flowing through the heliosphere and concluded that temporal changes in the ecliptic longitude of the wind were statistically indicated by the data available in the refereed literature at the time of that writing. Lallement and Bertaux disagree with this result, and suggested, for instance, that a key instrumental response function of IBEX-Lo was incorrect and that the STEREO pickup ion data are unsuitable for diagnosing the flow of interstellar neutrals through the heliosphere. Here we show that temporal variations in the interstellar wind through the heliosphere are con...

  15. Science & Technology Review April/May 2009

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    Bearinger, J P

    2009-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  16. Future generations, environmental ethics, and global environmental change

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    Tonn, B.E.

    1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    The elements of a methodology to be employed by the global community to investigate the consequences of global environmental change upon future generations and global ecosystems are outlined in this paper. The methodology is comprised of two major components: A possible future worlds model; and a formal, citizen-oriented process to judge whether the possible future worlds potentially inheritable by future generations meet obligational standards. A broad array of descriptors of future worlds can be encompassed within this framework, including survival of ecosystems and other species and satisfaction of human concerns. The methodology expresses fundamental psychological motivations and human myths journey, renewal, mother earth, and being-in-nature-and incorporates several viewpoints on obligations to future generations-maintaining options, fairness, humility, and the cause of humanity. The methodology overcomes several severe drawbacks of the economic-based methods most commonly used for global environmental policy analysis.

  17. STAG UK Newsletter Issue 16

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    1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    C' Few.,People H8d Gone :Before, I thought I hed it msde. Even allowed myself en hour for theh81f-hour journey to Beth's for my l'ift. And for once 811 went 'right . .. ' Into Beth' s gleeming white cer we piled, clutching our monies ~~d g60dies... simila,r events h8vE;prev;iousl,y done - m8ny, people heving tole8ve earl'y in order to c 8i{c'htr8in,s, c08ches, etc.. " S,~.A,G~ s~~es, ~ere ex~ellent, meking B fun-d~y into 8 profit~~l~ one as 'well. : We m8de 8 total of ?62; in' gr8'ti tude to ee...

  18. Isotopes Tell Origin and Operation of the Sun

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    O. Manuel; Sumeet A. Kamat; Michael Mozina

    2005-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  19. Repair of overheating linear accelerator

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    Barkley, Walter; Baldwin, William; Bennett, Gloria; Bitteker, Leo; Borden, Michael; Casados, Jeff; Fitzgerald, Daniel; Gorman, Fred; Johnson, Kenneth; Kurennoy, Sergey; Martinez, Alberto; O’Hara, James; Perez, Edward; Roller, Brandon; Rybarcyk, Lawrence; Stark, Peter; Stockton, Jerry

    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) is a proton accelerator that produces high energy particle beams for experiments. These beams include neutrons and protons for diverse uses including radiography, isotope production, small feature study, lattice vibrations and material science. The Drift Tube Linear Accelerator (DTL) is the first portion of a half mile long linear section of accelerator that raises the beam energy from 750 keV to 100 MeV. In its 31st year of operation (2003), the DTL experienced serious issues. The first problem was the inability to maintain resonant frequency at full power. The second problem was increased occurrences of over-temperature failure of cooling hoses. These shortcomings led to an investigation during the 2003 yearly preventative maintenance shutdown that showed evidence of excessive heating: discolored interior tank walls and coper oxide deposition in the cooling circuits. Since overheating was suspected to be caused by compromised heat transfer, improving that was the focus of the repair effort. Investigations revealed copper oxide flow inhibition and iron oxide scale build up. Acid cleaning was implemented with careful attention to protection of the base metal, selection of components to clean and minimization of exposure times. The effort has been very successful in bringing the accelerator through a complete eight month run cycle allowing an incredible array of scientific experiments to be completed this year (2003-2004). This paper will describe the systems, investigation analysis, repair, return to production and conclusion.

  20. Delivering Insight The History of the Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative

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    Larzelere II, A R

    2007-01-03T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  1. Open systems dynamics: Simulating master equations in the computer

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    Carlos Navarrete-Benlloch

    2015-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

    Master equations are probably the most fundamental equations for anyone working in quantum optics in the presence of dissipation. In this context it is then incredibly useful to have efficient ways of coding and simulating such equations in the computer, and in this notes I try to introduce in a comprehensive way how do I do so, focusing on Matlab, but making it general enough so that it can be directly translated to any other language or software of choice. I inherited most of my methods from Juan Jos\\'{e} Garc\\'{\\i}a-Ripoll (whose numerical abilities I cannot praise enough), changing them here and there to accommodate them to the way my (fairly limited) numerical brain works, and to connect them as much as possible to how I understand the theory behind them. At present, the notes focus on how to code master equations and find their steady state, but I hope soon I will be able to update them with time evolution methods, including how to deal with time-dependent master equations. During the last 4 years I've tested these methods in various different contexts, including circuit quantum electrodynamics, the laser problem, optical parametric oscillators, and optomechanical systems. Comments and (constructive) criticism are greatly welcome, and will be properly credited and acknowledged.

  2. On RELAP5-simulated High Flux Isotope Reactor reactivity transients: Code change and application

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    Freels, J.D.

    1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This paper presents a new and innovative application for the RELAP5 code (hereafter referred to as the code''). The code has been used to simulate several transients associated with the (presently) draft version of the High-Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) updated safety analysis report (SAR). This paper investigates those thermal-hydraulic transients induced by nuclear reactivity changes. A major goal of the work was to use an existing RELAP5 HFIR model for consistency with other thermal-hydraulic transient analyses of the SAR. To achieve this goal, it was necessary to incorporate a new self-contained point kinetics solver into the code because of a deficiency in the point-kinetics reactivity model of the Mod 2.5 version of the code. The model was benchmarked against previously analyzed (known) transients. Given this new code, four event categories defined by the HFIR probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) were analyzed: (in ascending order of severity) a cold-loop pump start; run-away shim-regulating control cylinder and safety plate withdrawal; control cylinder ejection; and generation of an optimum void in the target region. All transients are discussed. Results of the bounding incredible event transient, the target region optimum void, are shown. Future plans for RELAP5 HFIR applications and recommendations for code improvements are also discussed.

  3. On RELAP5-simulated High Flux Isotope Reactor reactivity transients: Code change and application

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    Freels, J.D.

    1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This paper presents a new and innovative application for the RELAP5 code (hereafter referred to as ``the code``). The code has been used to simulate several transients associated with the (presently) draft version of the High-Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) updated safety analysis report (SAR). This paper investigates those thermal-hydraulic transients induced by nuclear reactivity changes. A major goal of the work was to use an existing RELAP5 HFIR model for consistency with other thermal-hydraulic transient analyses of the SAR. To achieve this goal, it was necessary to incorporate a new self-contained point kinetics solver into the code because of a deficiency in the point-kinetics reactivity model of the Mod 2.5 version of the code. The model was benchmarked against previously analyzed (known) transients. Given this new code, four event categories defined by the HFIR probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) were analyzed: (in ascending order of severity) a cold-loop pump start; run-away shim-regulating control cylinder and safety plate withdrawal; control cylinder ejection; and generation of an optimum void in the target region. All transients are discussed. Results of the bounding incredible event transient, the target region optimum void, are shown. Future plans for RELAP5 HFIR applications and recommendations for code improvements are also discussed.

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

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    Chou, P

    2011-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  5. K-25 D and D Challenges - 12170

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    Eidam, Greg [Bechtel National, Inc. (United States)

    2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Decontamination and decommissioning (D and D) of the K-25 former gaseous diffusion plant provides lessons learned applicable to other D and D projects in the DOE Complex. The 175,000- square-meter, 1.6-kilometer-long building is contaminated with highly enriched uranium (HEU), Tc-99, trace quantities of other fission products, asbestos, PCBs, and other hazardous wastes. Safety challenges include deteriorated electrical systems, significant structural degradation, and criticality and exposure risks. The project completely revised the D and D approach after a worker fell through an operating floor and was seriously injured. For protection from deteriorated building conditions, the project reduced the number of workers in the facility, limited their hours in the building, and installed nets and barriers to protect them from falls through weakened floors and from falling material. The new plan involved removing high-risk components, removing motors and compressors, and demolishing the building from the outside with heavy equipment with most of the piping and components inside the building during demolition. The team provided temporary electrical power; reconfigured the criticality alarm system; upgraded security; performed sampling and analysis to locate and characterize HEU deposits and Tc-99; and, to establish 'criticality incredible' conditions, conducted a nondestructive assay program and injected foam into equipment and piping as a contamination fixative. (authors)

  6. World crude output overcomes Persian Gulf disruption

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    1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Several OPEC producers made good on their promises to replace 2.7 MMbpd of oil exports that vanished from the world market after Iraq took over Kuwait. Even more incredibly, they accomplished this while a breathtaking 1.2- MMbopd reduction in Soviet output took place during the course of 1991. After Abu Dhabi, Indonesia, Iran, Libya, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela turned the taps wide open, their combined output rose 2.95 MMbopd. Put together with a 282,000-bopd increase by Norway and contributions from smaller producers, this enabled world oil production to remain within 400,000 bopd of its 1990 level. The 60.5-MMbopd average was off by just 0.7%. This paper reports that improvement took place in five of eight regions. Largest increases were in Western Europe and Africa. Greatest reductions occurred in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Fifteen nations produced 1 MMbopd or more last year, compared with 17 during 1990.

  7. International project development -- Strategies for the future

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    Gross, S.B.; Maynard, B.H. [Entergy Power Group, Little Rock, AR (United States)

    1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    It seems everywhere one looks today the international power development markets look incredibly large. 150,000 MWs are needed in China, 50,000 MWs are needed in India, 15,000 MWs are needed in Indonesia, 25,000 MWs are needed in Brazil. The list goes on and on and according to current IPP ``mythology`` these markets offer potential projects providing ``huge`` internal rates of return on investment. Unfortunately, against this favorable market backdrop remain some irrefutable facts; (1) There is not enough fabrication capacity in the world to meet the current capacity addition requirements, (2) There is not enough debt capital in the world to finance all the required MWs, further portfolio considerations reduce this on a country-by-country basis. (3) There are not enough qualified development and operational personnel to develop, construct and manage all of these projects. This paper will attempt to cover the broad mosaic of issues relative to the international development market. The authors illuminate the risks that will help optimize development funds, and human resources as well as the issues surrounding construction and operations.

  8. High voltage power supply systems for electron beam and plasma technologies. Its new element base

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    Dermengi, P.G.; Kureghan, A.S.; Pokrovsky, S.V.; Tchvanov, V.A.

    1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    Transforming technique and high voltage technique supplementing each other more and more unite in indivisible constructions of modern apparatuses and systems and applicated in modern technologies providing its high efficiency. Specially worked out, ecologically clean, inertial, inflammable perfluororganic liquid is used in elements and electronic apparatuses simultaneously as insulating and cooling media. This liquid is highly fluid, fills tiny cavities in construction elements and in the places of high concentration of losses, where maximum local overheating of active parts or apparatus constructions takes place, it transforms to boiling state with highly intensive taking off of heat energy from cooled surface point. For instance, being cooled by mentioned perfluororganic liquid, copper wire can conduct current to 50 A/mm{sup 2} density, but in ordinary conditions of transformers, reactors and busses, current density can reach only few Amperes. Possibility of considerable increasing of current density, that is reached by means of intensive cooling, provided by worked out liquid, and taking into account its incredibly high insulating features (liquid has electric strength to 50 KV/mm) allows to provide optimum heat regime of active parts of transformers. reactors, condenser, semiconductor devices, resistors, construction elements and electrotechnical apparatus in general. Particularly high effect of decreasing of weight and dimensions characteristics of elements and electrotechnical apparatus in general can be reached under working out of special constructions of each element and apparatus details, adapted to use of mentioned liquid as insulating and cooling media.

  9. An aqueous route to [Ta6O19]8- and solid-state studies of isostructural niobium and tantalum oxide complexes.

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    Nyman, May D.; Anderson, Travis Mark [Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM; Alam, Todd M. [Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM; Rodriguez, Mark Andrew [Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM; Joel N. Bixler; Francois Bonhomme

    2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Tantalate materials play a vital role in our high technology society: tantalum capacitors are found in virtually every cell phone. Furthermore, electronic characteristics and the incredibly inert nature of tantalates renders them ideal for applications such as biomedical implants, nuclear waste forms, ferroelectrics, piezoelectrics, photocatalysts and optical coatings. The inert and insoluble nature of tantalates is not fundamentally understood; and furthermore poor solubility renders fabrication of novel or optimized tantalates very difficult. We have developed a soft chemical route to water-soluble tantalum oxide clusters that can serve as both precursors for novel tantalate materials and ideal models for experimental and computational approaches to understanding the unusually inert behavior of tantalates. The water soluble cluster, [Ta6O19]8- is small, highly symmetric, and contains the representative oxygen types of a metal oxide surface, and thus ideally mimics a complex tantalate surface in a simplistic form that can be studied unambiguously. Furthermore; in aqueous solution, these highly charged and super-basic clusters orchestrate surprising acid-base behavior that most likely plays an important role in the inertness of related oxide surfaces. Our unique synthetic approach to the [Ta6O19]8- cluster allowed for unprecedented enrichment with isotopic labels (17O), enabling detailed kinetic and mechanistic studies of the behavior of cluster oxygens, as well as their acid-base behavior. This SAND report is a collection of two publications that resulted from these efforts.

  10. Prediction of the Virgo axis anisotropy: CMB radiation illuminates the nature of things

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    Simon Berkovich

    2005-09-25T23:59:59.000Z

    Recent findings of the anisotropy in the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) radiation are confusing for standard cosmology. Remarkably, this fact has been predicted several years ago in the framework of our model of the physical world. Moreover, in exact agreement with our prediction the CMB has a preferred direction towards the Virgo Cluster. The transpired structure of the CMB shows workings of the suggested model of the physical world. Comprising the information processes of Nature, this model presents a high-tech version of the previous low-tech developments for mechanical ether and quantum vacuum. In the current model, the phenomenon of Life turns up as a collective effect on the "Internet of the Physical Universe" using DNA structures for access codes. Most convincingly, this construction points to a harmful analogy with so-called "identity theft" - improper manipulations with DNA of individual organisms can destroy these organisms from a remote location without any physical contact. Appearing incredible, such a possibility creates a superlative Experimentum Crucis. In a broad sense, this surmised biological effect is intimately related to the cosmological prediction of the structurization of the CMB, but it is more compelling.

  11. Nonlinear buckling analyses of a small-radius carbon nanotube

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    Liu, Ning, E-mail: liuxiao@ase.buaa.edu.cn; Li, Min; Jia, Jiao [School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing 100091 (China); Wang, Yong-Gang [Department of Applied Mechanics, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100083 (China)

    2014-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

    Carbon nanotube (CNT) was first discovered by Sumio Iijima. It has aroused extensive attentions of scholars from all over the world. Over the past two decades, we have acquired a lot of methods to synthesize carbon nanotubes and learn their many incredible mechanical properties such as experimental methods, theoretical analyses, and computer simulations. However, the studies of experiments need lots of financial, material, and labor resources. The calculations will become difficult and time-consuming, and the calculations may be even beyond the realm of possibility when the scale of simulations is large, as for computer simulations. Therefore, it is necessary for us to explore a reasonable continuum model, which can be applied into nano-scale. This paper attempts to develop a mathematical model of a small-radius carbon nanotube based on continuum theory. An Isotropic circular cross-section, Timoshenko beam model is used as a simplified mechanical model for the small-radius carbon nanotube. Theoretical part is mainly based on modified couple stress theory to obtain the numerical solutions of buckling deformation. Meanwhile, the buckling behavior of the small radius carbon nanotube is simulated by Molecular Dynamics method. By comparing with the numerical results based on modified couple stress theory, the dependence of the small-radius carbon nanotube mechanical behaviors on its elasticity constants, small-size effect, geometric nonlinearity, and shear effect is further studied, and an estimation of the small-scale parameter of a CNT (5, 5) is obtained.

  12. Gas retention and release behavior in Hanford single-shell waste tanks

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    Stewart, C.W.; Brewster, M.E.; Gauglitz, P.A.; Mahoney, L.A.; Meyer, P.A.; Recknagle, K.P.; Reid, H.C.

    1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This report describes the current understanding of flammable gas retention and release in Hanford single-shell waste tanks based on theory, experimental results, and observations of tank behavior. The single-shell tanks likely to pose a flammable gas hazard are listed and described, and photographs of core extrusions and the waste surface are included. The credible mechanisms for significant flammable gas releases are described, and release volumes and rates are quantified as much as possible. The only mechanism demonstrably capable of producing large ({approximately}100 m{sup 3}) spontaneous gas releases is the buoyant displacement, which occurs only in tanks with a relatively deep layer of supernatant liquid. Only the double-shell tanks currently satisfy this condition. All release mechanisms believed plausible in single-shell tanks have been investigated, and none have the potential for large spontaneous gas releases. Only small spontaneous gas releases of several cubic meters are likely by these mechanisms. The reasons several other postulated gas release mechanisms are implausible or incredible are also given.

  13. Thermal radio emission from novae & symbiotics with the Square Kilometre Array

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    O'Brien, Tim; Chomiuk, Laura; Ribeiro, Valerio; Bode, Michael; Sokoloski, Jennifer; Woudt, Patrick

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The thermal radio emission of novae during outburst enables us to derive fundamental quantities such as the ejected mass, kinetic energy, and density profile of the ejecta. Recent observations with newly-upgraded facilities such as the VLA and e-MERLIN are just beginning to reveal the incredibly complex processes of mass ejection in novae (ejections appear to often proceed in multiple phases and over prolonged timescales). Symbiotic stars can also exhibit outbursts, which are sometimes accompanied by the expulsion of material in jets. However, unlike novae, the long-term thermal radio emission of symbiotics originates in the wind of the giant secondary star, which is irradiated by the hot white dwarf. The effect of the white dwarf on the giant's wind is strongly time variable, and the physical mechanism driving these variations remains a mystery (possibilities include accretion instabilities and time-variable nuclear burning on the white dwarf's surface). The exquisite sensitivity of SKA1 will enable us to su...

  14. Effects of abnormal conditions on accuracy of orifice measurement

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    Peterson, W.B. [NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd., Calgary (Canada)

    1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The orifice meter is a remarkable paradox. Despite its incredible longevity and simple appearance, we`ve only begun to truly understand how its installation affects its performance. Hundreds of thousands of orifice meters are used for custody transfer around the world and every resulting transaction implies a base level of trust in the technology. Over the last 10 to 15 years we`ve learned more about the physics of flow measurement in {open_quotes}ideal{close_quotes} and {open_quotes}non-ideal{close_quotes} flow conditions. In many cases, the laboratory work confirms the experience of industry but there have been a few interesting surprises, too. The intended audience of this paper are users and/or designers of orifice meter facilities who want to know more about the contemporary issues, terminology, and results of research into abnormal metering conditions. Because of its introductory nature, this paper doesn`t attempt to squeeze twenty years if scientific data into five pages, but may lead the measurement aficionado toward specific areas of interest.

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

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    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

    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.

  16. A flexible scintillation light apparatus for rare event searches

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    Valter Bonvicini; Silvia Capelli; Oliviero Cremonesi; Giacomo Cucciati; Luca Gironi; Maura Pavan; Ezio Previtali; Monica Sisti

    2014-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

    Compelling experimental evidences of neutrino oscillations and their implication that neutrinos are massive particles have given neutrinoless double beta decay a central role in astroparticle physics. In fact, the discovery of this elusive decay would be a major breakthrough, unveiling that neutrino and antineutrino are the same particle and that the lepton number is not conserved. It would also impact our efforts to establish the absolute neutrino mass scale and, ultimately, understand elementary particle interaction unification. All current experimental programs to search for neutrinoless double beta decay are facing with the technical and financial challenge of increasing the experimental mass while maintaining incredibly low levels of spurious background. The new concept described in this paper could be the answer which combines all the features of an ideal experiment: energy resolution, low cost mass scalability, isotope choice flexibility and many powerful handles to make the background negligible. The proposed technology is based on the use of arrays of silicon detectors cooled to 120 K to optimize the collection of the scintillation light emitted by ultra-pure crystals. It is shown that with a 54 kg array of natural CaMoO4 scintillation detectors of this type it is possible to yield a competitive sensitivity on the half-life of the neutrinoless double beta decay of 100Mo as high as ~10E24 years in only one year of data taking. The same array made of 40CaMoO4 scintillation detectors (to get rid of the continuous background coming from the two neutrino double beta decay of 48Ca) will instead be capable of achieving the remarkable sensitivity of ~10E25 years on the half-life of 100Mo neutrinoless double beta decay in only one year of measurement.

  17. Parallelizing AT with MatlabMPI

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

    2011-06-22T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  18. PETROLOGIC CONSTRAINTS ON AMORPHOUS AND CRYSTALLINE MAGNESIUM SILICATES: DUST FORMATION AND EVOLUTION IN SELECTED HERBIG Ae/Be SYSTEMS

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    Rietmeijer, Frans J. M. [Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, MSC 03 2040, 1-University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-001 (United States); Nuth, Joseph A., E-mail: fransjmr@unm.edu [Astrochemistry Laboratory, Solar System Exploration Division, Code 691, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771 (United States)

    2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Infrared Space Observatory, Spitzer Space Telescope, and Herschel Space Observatory surveys provided a wealth of data on the Mg-silicate minerals (forsterite, enstatite), silica, and ''amorphous silicates with olivine and pyroxene stoichiometry'' around Herbig Ae/Be stars. These incredible findings do not resonate with the mainstream Earth Sciences because of (1) disconnecting ''astronomical nomenclature'' and the long existing mineralogical and petrologic terminology of minerals and amorphous materials, and (2) the fact that Earth scientists (formerly geologists) are bound by the ''Principle of Actualism'' that was put forward by James Hutton (1726-1797). This principle takes a process-oriented approach to understanding mineral and rock formation and evolution. This paper will (1) review and summarize the results of laboratory-based vapor phase condensation and thermal annealing experiments, (2) present the pathways of magnesiosilica condensates to Mg-silicate mineral (forsterite, enstatite) formation and processing, and (3) present mineralogical and petrologic implications of the properties and compositions of the infrared-observed crystalline and amorphous dust for the state of circumstellar disk evolution. That is, the IR-observation of smectite layer silicates in HD142527 suggests the break-up of asteroid-like parent bodies that had experienced aqueous alteration. We discuss the persistence of amorphous dust around some young stars and an ultrafast amorphous to crystalline dust transition in HD 163296 that leads to forsterite grains with numerous silica inclusions. These dust evolution processes to form forsterite, enstatite {+-} tridymite could occur due to amorphous magnesiosilica dust precursors with a serpentine- or smectite-dehydroxylate composition.

  19. Magnetismo Molecular (Molecular Magentism)

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

    2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  20. Energy conditions, traversable wormholes and dust shells

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    Francisco S. N. Lobo

    2004-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  1. Can anything better come along? Reflections on the deep future of hydrogen-electricity systems

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    Scott, D. S. [International Association for Hydrogen Energy (United States); Inst. for Integrated Energy Systems, U. of Victoria (Canada); Environmentalists for Nuclear Energy (Canada)

    2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Sometimes, for some things, we can project the deep future better than tomorrow. This is particularly relevant to our energy system where, if we focus on energy currencies, looking further out allows us to leap the tangles of today's conventional wisdom, vested mantras and ill-found hopes. We will first recall the rationale that sets out why - by the time the 22. century rolls around - hydrogen and electricity will have become civilizations staple energy currencies. Building on this dual-currency inevitability we'll then evoke the wisdom that, while we never know everything about the future we always know something. For future energy systems that 'something' is the role and nature of the energy currencies. From this understanding, our appreciation of the deep future can take shape - at least for infrastructures, energy sources and some imbedded technologies - but not service-delivery widgets. The long view provides more than mere entertainment. It should form the basis of strategies for today that, in turn, will avoid setbacks and blind alleys on our journey to tomorrow. Some people accept that hydrogen and electricity will be our future, but only 'until something better comes along.' The talk will conclude with logic that explains the response: 'No{exclamation_point} Nothing better will ever come along.'. (authors)

  2. Plasma Diffuser Sorts Light Atoms to Solar Surface

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    O. Manuel

    2005-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  3. FROM NDE WITH A Q TO SHM AND BEYOND

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

    2009-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  4. A Bioinformatician's Guide to Metagenomics

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    Kunin, Victor; Copeland, Alex; Lapidus, Alla; Mavromatis, Konstantinos; Hugenholtz, Philip

    2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    As random shotgun metagenomic projects proliferate and become the dominant source of publicly available sequence data, procedures for best practices in their execution and analysis become increasingly important. Based on our experience at the Joint Genome Institute, we describe step-by-step the chain of decisions accompanying a metagenomic project from the viewpoint of a bioinformatician. We guide the reader through a standard workflow for a metagenomic project beginning with pre-sequencing considerations such as community composition and sequence data type that will greatly influence downstream analyses. We proceed with recommendations for sampling and data generation including sample and metadata collection, community profiling, construction of shotgun libraries and sequencing strategies. We then discuss the application of generic sequence processing steps (read preprocessing, assembly, and gene prediction and annotation) to metagenomic datasets by contrast to genome projects. Different types of data analyses particular to metagenomes are then presented including binning, dominant population analysis and gene-centric analysis. Finally data management systems and issues are presented and discussed. We hope that this review will assist bioinformaticians and biologists in making better-informed decisions on their journey during a metagenomic project.

  5. "Hanford: A Conversation About Nuclear Waste and Cleanup"

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    Gephart, Roy E.

    2003-05-10T23:59:59.000Z

    In ''Hanford: A Conversation about Nuclear Waste and Cleanup'', Roy Gephart takes us on a journey through a world of facts, values, conflicts, and choices facing the most complex environmental cleanup project in the United States, the U.S. Department of Energy's Hanford Site. Starting with the top-secret Manhattan Project, Hanford was used to create tons of plutonium for nuclear weapons. Hundreds of tons of waste remain. In an easy-to-read, illustrated text, Gephart crafts the story of Hanford becoming the world's first nuclear weapons site to release large amounts of contaminants into the environment. This was at a time when radiation biology was in its infancy, industry practiced unbridled waste dumping, and the public trusted what it was told. The plutonium market stalled with the end of the Cold War. Public accountability and environmental compliance ushered in a new cleanup mission. Today, Hanford is driven by remediation choices whose outcomes remain uncertain. It's a story whose epilogue will be written by future generations. This book is an information resource, written for the general reader as well as the technically trained person wanting an overview of Hanford and cleanup issues facing the nuclear weapons complex. Each chapter is a topical mini-series. It's an idea guide that encourages readers to be informed consumers of Hanford news, to recognize that knowledge, high ethical standards, and social values are at the heart of coping with Hanford's past and charting its future. Hanford history is a window into many environmental conflicts facing our nation; it's about building upon success and learning from failure. And therein lies a key lesson, when powerful interests are involved, no generation is above pretense. Roy E. Gephart is a geohydrologist and senior program manager at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington. He has 30 years experience in environmental studies and the nuclear waste industry.

  6. The changing structure of the electric power industry: An update

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    NONE

    1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  7. Multi-Phased, Post-Accident Support of the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant - 12246

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    Gay, Arnaud; Gillet, Philippe; Ytournel, Bertrand; Varet, Thierry; David, Laurent; Prevost, Thierry; Redonnet, Carol; Piot, Gregoire; Jouaville, Stephane; Pagis, Georges [AREVA NC (France)

    2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In the wake of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami and the subsequent flooding of several of the Fukushima Dai-Ichi reactors, Japan and the Japanese utility TEPCO faced a crisis situation with incredible challenges: substantial amounts of radioactive mixed seawater and freshwater accumulated in the basements of four reactor and other buildings on the site. This water held varying levels of contamination due to the fact that it had been in contact with damaged fuel elements in the cores and with other contaminated components. The overall water inventory was estimated at around 110,000 tons of water with contamination levels up to the order of 1 Ci/l. Time was of the essence to avoid overflow of this accumulated water into the ocean. AREVA proposed, designed and implemented a water treatment solution using a proven chemical coprecipitation process with ppFeNi reagent, which is currently in use for effluent treatment on several nuclear sites including AREVA sites. In addition to the extremely short schedule the other challenge was to adapt the chemical treatment process to the expected composition of the Fukushima water and, in particular, to evaluate the impact of salinity on process performance. It was also necessary to define operating conditions for the VEOLIA equipment that had been selected for implementation of the process in the future facility. The operation phase began on June 17, and by the end of July more than 30,000 tons of highly radioactive saltwater had been decontaminated - the Decontamination Factor (DF) for Cesium was ?10{sup 4}. It allowed recycling the contaminated water to cool the reactors while protecting workers and the environment. This paper focuses on the Actiflo{sup TM}-Rad water treatment unit project that was part of the TEPCO general water treatment scheme. It presents a detailed look at the principles of the Actiflo{sup TM}-Rad, related on-the-fly R and D, an explanation of system implementation challenges, and a brief summary of operation results to date. AREVA's response to the Fukushima Dai-Ichi crisis was multi-phased: emergency aid and relief supply was sent within days after the accident; AREVA-Veolia engineering teams designed and implemented a water treatment solution in record time, only 3 months; and AREVA continues to support TEPCO and propose solutions for waste management, soil remediation and decontamination of the Fukushima Dai-Ichi site. Despite the huge challenges, the Actiflo{sup TM}-Rad project has been a success: the water treatment unit started on time and performed as expected. The performance is the result of many key elements: AREVA expertise in radioactive effluents decontamination, Veolia know-how in water treatment equipments in crisis environment, and of course AREVA and Veolia teams' creativity. The project success is also due to AREVA and Veolia teams' reactivity and high level of commitment with engineering teams working 24/7 in Japan, France and Germany. AREVA and Veolia deep knowledge of the Japanese industry ensured that the multi-cultural exchanges were not an issue. Finally the excellent overall project management and execution by TEPCO and other Japanese stakeholders was very efficient. The emergency water treatment was a key step of the roadmap towards restoration from the accident at Fukushima Dai-Ichi that TEPCO designed and keeps executing with success. (authors)

  8. Focus on superconductivity in Fe-based systems

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    Prozorov, Ruslan; Chubukov, Andrey; Meingast, Christoph; Putti, Marina

    2012-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

    The past four years of incredibly intense research into Fe-based superconductors have brought about many unexpected surprises. Our understanding of their behavior and physical properties is constantly evolving. Unlike any other superconductors, those containing iron span diverse groups of materials: pnictides, chalcogenides, intermetallics and oxides. Some major properties of the materials are quite similar, yet each group has its own distinct features. Significant effort has been put into identifying new superconducting compositions, modifying the existing ones with new dopants and treatments, and producing single crystals, thin films, wires and polycrystalline bulk material. A wide array of experimental techniques was applied to study Fe-based superconductors and the result is a tremendous amount of data collected over a period of less than four years. Theoretical debates are still lively, and there is an ongoing search for possible universalities and commonalities with other unconventional superconductors, like high-Tc cuprates or heavy fermion materials. The three-dimensional electronic structures of Fe-based superconductors, as well as their extreme sensitivity to disorder, present serious challenges for both theoretical analysis and the interpretation of experiments. However, some key properties emerge from multiple studies. Unconventional, multiband superconductivity originating from an electronic mechanism has found both experimental and theoretical support. There has been great progress in the understanding of various anisotropies of superconducting gap structures, including the possibility of gap nodes even if the gap symmetry is s-wave. Similar to high-Tc cuprates, the superconducting phase has a dome-like shape on T-doping or T-pressure phase diagrams. The anisotropy of the superconducting gap evolves with doping and is likely to become stronger at the dome's edge. In many Fe-based superconductors there is a range where superconductivity coexists and competes with long-range magnetic order, and magnetic fluctuations are considered by some to be of the utmost importance for the pairing mechanism. Others argue that orbital fluctuations, possibly in combination with phonons, are crucial for the pairing. Fe-based superconductors show extremely large upper critical fields and relatively low electronic anisotropy, which are crucial aspects for power applications. The expectations are high, though it remains unclear what maximal current densities can be supported by a properly designed bulk material with optimal pinning centers. This focus issue of Superconductor Science and Technology is a snapshot of some of the recent progress in materials preparation, experiments and theory. It includes articles on the search for new Fe-based superconductors and on the search for superconductivity at extreme conditions. Particular attention is devoted to: the effects of chemical substitutions; the development of thin films; the introduction of artificial defects to increase critical current density; and a general analysis of vortex physics. The articles on fundamental aspects of superconductivity include: the discussion of various experimental problems; an in-depth analysis of the nodal and nodeless pairing states; the discussion of the pairing mechanism; and the effects of pair-breaking due to disorder. Also discussed are nematic correlations and the coexistence of magnetism and superconductivity. The papers collected in this issue present a detailed review of the accomplishments of the last four years of research into Fe-based superconductors, up to and including last-minute developments. We hope that this combination will make this special section of Superconductor Science and Technology both interesting and useful to a broad spectrum of physicists and materials scientists.

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

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    JOHNSTON GA

    2008-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

    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

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

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    Barty, C J

    2011-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

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

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    Williams, D N

    2011-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  12. Inexpensive CO2 Thickening Agents for Improved Mobility Control of CO2 Floods

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    Robert Enick; Eric Beckman; Andrew Hamilton

    2005-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

    The objective of this research was the design, synthesis and evaluation of inexpensive, non-fluorous carbon dioxide thickening agents. We followed the same strategy employed in the design of fluorinated CO{sub 2} polymeric thickeners. First, a highly CO{sub 2}-philic, hydrocarbon-based monomer was to be identified. Polymers or oligomers of this monomer were then synthesized. The second step was to design a CO{sub 2}-thickener based on these CO{sub 2}-philic polymers. Two types of thickeners were considered. The first was a copolymer in which the CO{sub 2}-philic monomer was combined with a small proportion of CO{sub 2}-phobic associating groups that could cause viscosity-enhancing intermolecular interactions to occur. The second was a small hydrogen-bonding compound with urea groups in the core to promote intermolecular interactions that would cause the molecules to 'stack' in solution while the arms were composed of the CO{sub 2}-philic oligomers. Although we were not able to develop a viable thickener that exhibited high enough CO{sub 2} solubility at EOR MMP conditions to induce a viscosity increase, we made significant progress in our understanding of CO{sub 2}-soluble compounds that can be used in subsequent studies to design CO{sub 2}-soluble thickeners or CO{sub 2}-soluble surfactant-based foaming agents. These findings are detailed in this final report. In summary, we assessed many polymers and verified that the most CO{sub 2}-soluble oxygenated hydrocarbon polymer is poly(vinyl acetate), PVAc. This is primarily due to the presence of both ether and carbonyl oxygens associated with acetate-rich compounds. In addition to polymers, we also made small acetate-rich molecules that were also capable of associating in solution via the inclusion of hydrogen-bonding groups in hopes of forming viscosity-enhancing macromolecules. Despite the presence of multiple acetate groups in these compounds, which can impart incredible CO{sub 2}-solubility to many compounds, our attempts to make acetate-rich high molecular weight polymers and small hydrogen-bonding compounds did not yield a highly CO{sub 2}-soluble polymer or hydrogen-bonding associative thickener. The conclusions of our molecular modeling calculations confirmed that although acetates are indeed 'CO{sub 2}-philic', nitrogen-containing amines also interact favorably with CO{sub 2} and should also be examined. Therefore we obtained and synthesized many N-rich (e.g. amine-containing) polymers. Unfortunately, we found that the intermolecular polymer-polymer interactions between the amines were so strong that the polymers were essentially insoluble in CO{sub 2}. For the convenience of the reader, a table of all of the polymers evaluated during this research is provided.

  13. New Carbon-Based Porous Materials with Increased Heats of Adsorption for Hydrogen Storage

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    Snurr, Randall Q.; Hupp, Joseph T.; Kanatzidis, Mercouri G.; Nguyen, SonBinh T.

    2014-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

    Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are a promising alternative to internal combustion engines that burn gasoline. A significant challenge in developing fuel cell vehicles is to store enough hydrogen on-board to allow the same driving range as current vehicles. One option for storing hydrogen on vehicles is to use tanks filled with porous materials that act as “sponges” to take up large quantities of hydrogen without the need for extremely high pressures. The materials must meet many requirements to make this possible. This project aimed to develop two related classes of porous materials to meet these requirements. All materials were synthesized from molecular constituents in a building-block approach, which allows for the creation of an incredibly wide variety of materials in a tailorable fashion. The materials have extremely high surface areas, to provide many locations for hydrogen to adsorb. In addition, they were designed to contain cations that create large electric fields to bind hydrogen strongly but not too strongly. Molecular modeling played a key role as a guide to experiment throughout the project. A major accomplishment of the project was the development of a material with record hydrogen uptake at cryogenic temperatures. Although the ultimate goal was materials that adsorb large quantities of hydrogen at room temperature, this achievement at cryogenic temperatures is an important step in the right direction. In addition, there is significant interest in applications at these temperatures. The hydrogen uptake, measured independently at NREL was 8.0 wt %. This is, to the best of our knowledge, the highest validated excess hydrogen uptake reported to date at 77 K. This material was originally sketched on paper based on a hypothesis that extended framework struts would yield materials with excellent hydrogen storage properties. However, before starting the synthesis, we used molecular modeling to assess the performance of the material for hydrogen uptake. Only after modeling suggested record-breaking hydrogen uptake at 77 K did we proceed to synthesize, characterize, and test the material, ultimately yielding experimental results that agreed closely with predictions that were made before the material was synthesized. We also synthesized, characterized, and computationally simulated the behavior of two new materials displaying the highest experimental Brunauer?Emmett?Teller (BET) surface areas of any porous materials reported to date (?7000 m2/g). Key to evacuating the initially solvent-filled materials without pore collapse, and thereby accessing the ultrahigh areas, was the use of a supercritical CO2 activation technique developed by our team. In our efforts to increase the hydrogen binding energy, we developed the first examples of “zwitterionic” metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). The two structures feature zwitterionic characteristics arising from N-heterocyclic azolium groups in the linkers and negatively charged Zn2(CO2)5 nodes. These groups interact strongly with the H2 quadrupole. High initial isosteric heats of adsorption for hydrogen were measured at low H2 loading. Simulations were used to determine the H2 binding sites, and results were compared with inelastic neutron scattering. In addition to MOFs, the project produced a variety of related materials known as porous organic frameworks (POFs), including robust catechol-functionalized POFs with tunable porosities and degrees of functionalization. Post-synthesis metalation was readily carried out with a wide range of metal precursors (CuII, MgII, and MnII salts and complexes), resulting in metalated POFs with enhanced heats of hydrogen adsorption compared to the starting nonmetalated materials. Isosteric heats of adsorption as high as 9.6 kJ/mol were observed, compared to typical values around 5 kJ/mol in unfunctionalized MOFs and POFs. Modeling played an important role throughout the project. For example, we used molecular simulations to determine that the optimal isosteric heat of adsorption (Qst) for maximum hydrogen delivery using MOFs is appro

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

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    Moses, E

    2006-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  15. Separations and Actinide Science -- 2005 Roadmap

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    Not Available

    2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  16. A Perspective on Long-Term Recovery Following the Fukushima Nuclear Accident - 12075

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    Chen, S.Y. [Environmental Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL (United States)

    2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The tragic events at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station began occurring on March 11, 2011, following Japan's unprecedented earthquake and tsunami. The subsequent loss of external power and on-site cooling capacity severely compromised the plant's safety systems, and subsequently, led to core melt in the affected reactors and damage to spent nuclear fuel in the storage pools. Together with hydrogen explosions, this resulted in a substantial release of radioactive material to the environment (mostly Iodine-131 and Cesium- 137), prompting an extensive evacuation effort. The latest release estimate places the event at the highest severity level (Level 7) on the International Nuclear Event Scale, the same as the Chernobyl accident of 1986. As the utility owner endeavored to stabilize the damaged facility, environmental contamination continued to propagate and affect every aspect of daily life in the affected region of Japan. Elevated levels of radioactivity (mostly dominated by Cs-137 with the passage of time) were found in soil, drinking water, vegetation, produce, seafood, and other foodstuffs. An estimated 80,000 to 90,000 people were evacuated; more evacuations are being contemplated months after the accident, and a vast amount of land has become contaminated. Early actions were taken to ban the shipment and sale of contaminated food and drinking water, followed by later actions to ban the shipment and sale of contaminated beef, mushrooms, and seafood. As the event continues to evolve toward stabilization, the long-term recovery effort needs to commence - a process that doubtless will involve rather complex decision-making interactions between various stakeholders. Key issues that may be encountered and considered in such a process include (1) socio-political factors, (2) local economic considerations, (3) land use options, (4) remediation approaches, (5) decontamination methods, (6) radioactive waste management, (7) cleanup levels and options, and (8) government policies, among others. This paper offers a perspective on this likely long and arduous journey toward establishing a 'new normal' that will ultimately take shape. Toward this end, it is important to evaluate the 'optimization' process advocated by the international community in achieving long-term recovery from this particularly fateful event in Fukushima. In the process, experience and lessons learned from past events will be fully evaluated and considered. (author)

  17. Science for Society Workshop Summary Report

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    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

    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.

  18. Computational Needs for the Next Generation Electric Grid Proceedings

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    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

    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

  19. Non-nuclear power sources for deep space

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    Kennel, E.B.; Tang, C.; Santarius, J.F.

    1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Electric propulsion and non-nuclear power can be used in tandem as a replacement for the current chemical booster and radioisotope thermoelectric generators now in use for deep space applications (i.e., to the asteroid belt and beyond). In current generation systems, electric propulsion is usually considered to be impractical because of the lack of high power for deep space, and non-nuclear power is thought to be impractical partly due to its high mass. However, when taken in combination, a solar powered electric upper stage can provide ample power and propulsion capability for use in deep space. Radioisotope thermoelectric generator (RTG) systems have generally been selected for missions only when other systems are absolutely unavailable. The disadvantages of radioisotopes include the need for nuclear safety as another dimension of concern in payload integration; the lack of assured availability of plutonium in the post-cold-war world; the enormous cost of plutonium-238; and the system complexity introduced by the need to continuously cool the system during the pre-launch phase. A conservative estimate for the total power for the solar array at beginning of life (BOL) may be in the range of 25 kW in order to provide 500 W continuous power at Jupiter. The availability of {approximately} 25 kW(e) in earth orbit raises the interesting possibility of coupling electric propulsion units to this free electric power. If electric propulsion is used to raise the probe from low-earth-orbit to an earth-escape trajectory, the system could actually save on low-earth orbit mass. Electric propulsion could be used by itself in a spiral trajectory orbit raising maneuver to earth escape velocity, or it could be used in conjunction with a chemical upper stage (either solid rocket or liquid), which would boost the payload to an elliptical orbit. The concept is to begin the Earth-Jupiter trip with a swing-by near the Sun close to the orbit of Venus and perhaps even closer if thermal loads can be tolerated. During the solar swing-by, much more power will be produced by the solar panels, allowing the spacecraft's velocity to be increased significantly. The outbound leg of the journey can, therefore, be made much more quickly than with the classical trajectory. For the purposes of a Jupiter mission, it is assumed that 20 km/sec total delta-v would be required. For a payload envelope of 17,304 kg, a 1,900 sec Isp capability means that 11,386 kg of propellant would have to be consumed, leaving 5,917 kg for the mass of the probe plus dry mass of the upper stage. The thruster subsystem would require 765 kg of thruster subsystem mass, and probably less. Assuming tanks, regulators and valves amount to 10% of the propellant mass (very likely a pessimistic assumption), it is possible to assign a mass of 1,150 kg for the tankage subsystem. This results in a mass allowance of at least 4,000 kg for the probe. This compares favorably with the dry mass of 1,637 kg for Galileo, for example, and suggests that more than adequate margin exists. If the payload margin is used for battery storage, flyby missions to the outer planets may be possible.

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

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

    2002-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

    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.

  1. NSLS 2009 Activity Report

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Nasta K.; Mona R.

    2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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