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National Lab Scientists Win Nobel Recognition | Department of Energy  

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Lab Scientists Win Nobel Recognition Lab Scientists Win Nobel Recognition National Lab Scientists Win Nobel Recognition October 6, 2011 - 3:46pm Addthis Dr. Saul Perlmutter, who won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics, heads the Supernova Cosmology Project at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. It was this team along with the High-z Supernova Search Team which found evidence of the accelerating expansion of the universe. Dr. Saul Perlmutter, who won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics, heads the Supernova Cosmology Project at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. It was this team along with the High-z Supernova Search Team which found evidence of the accelerating expansion of the universe. Charles Rousseaux Charles Rousseaux Senior Writer, Office of Science Science is all about opening eyes and expanding horizons. This week,

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Materials Science; University of Illinois 21 years Argonne scientist - tribology, thin films, radiation damage, flywheel energy storage, hydrogen, pulsed laser deposition, MOCVD...

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

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a BS in Physics and some lab experience, along with teaching for 4 years in the Catholic Schools. President and Director of Operations EdAhead.com --Last Up-date September 27, 2000...

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

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

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Laura Hungerford DVM, Ph.D. Laura Hungerford was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan and wanted to be a veterinarian ever since she was about 3 years old. Although all vets are scientists,...

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Eric Tolman Computer Scientist My area of expertise is in computer graphics, especially real-time 2D and 3D graphics and animation. Basically, I write computer games for a living,...

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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

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

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Jeff Buzby Ph.D. Jeff Buzby Ph.D. I am a Senior Scientist in Molecular Immunology with a Biochemistry Ph.D., and have studied gene expression in cyanobacteria, plants, and humans. I'm investigating developmental regulation of the immune & coagulation responses at Children's Hospital of Orange County, CA. Previously, I worked on identifying genetic factors that control the response of plants to light as a postdoctoral fellow at UCLA. My Ph.D. dissertation designed a gene transfer system for cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) at Penn State Univ., and my first postdoctoral project utilized this system to find cyanobacterial genes that confer herbicide-resistance in plants. I am also developing a WWW-based biotechnology consultanting service, Molecular Biotech Consultants (http://www.molecularbiotech.com).

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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concentration in the atmosphere for the last 411 years. I wish to show to my students trends solar activity and global warming Replies: For solar activity, try the US National...

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Permanence of Ocean Currents Permanence of Ocean Currents Name: Teresia Status: student Grade: 6-8 Country: Tanzania Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Are ocean currents permanent? Replies: Teresia: Although many ocean currents have been around for many thousands or years, they can and do change over time. One of the problems some scientists see with global warming is that some currents may shift or stop all together. For example, some folks, are worried that much fresh water may flow into the sea from melting ice in Greenland This would, they say, stop the Gulf Stream in the Atlantic ocean which keeps Europe warm That would plunge Europe into another ice age. But, on the whole, ocean currents do not change over the life of a human being. Mr.Avakian Teresia, Since ocean currents are controlled by several factors: wind - which is the main cause of the different rotations in the northern and southern hemisphere, salinity - which, for example is the main factor in the southward diffusion from the north pole in the Atlantic ocean and the gulf stream, temperature, general ocean floor topography, etc. - changes (on a geological time scale) will cause changes in the ocean currents.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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

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DOE Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and...  

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DOE Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and Other National Lab Scientists for Receiving Top Scientific Honor DOE Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab...

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Six Berkeley Lab (Three ALS) Scientists Are 2012 APS Fellows  

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Six Berkeley Lab (Three ALS) Scientists Are 2012 APS Fellows Print This year's American Physical Society (APS) Fellows include six scientists from Berkeley Lab, three of whom are...

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19-Year Old Researcher Among Berkeley Lab's Youngest Scientists |  

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-Year Old Researcher Among Berkeley Lab's Youngest Scientists -Year Old Researcher Among Berkeley Lab's Youngest Scientists 19-Year Old Researcher Among Berkeley Lab's Youngest Scientists July 15, 2013 - 4:08pm Addthis After his yearlong fellowship is completed, Polite Stewart hopes to head to graduate school to study more physics at Tokyo University. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. After his yearlong fellowship is completed, Polite Stewart hopes to head to graduate school to study more physics at Tokyo University. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Research at Berkeley Lab Learn more about student and postdoctoral opportunities at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Editor's Note: Below is an excerpt of a profile on Polite Stewart - one

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Six Berkeley Lab (Three ALS) Scientists Are 2012 APS Fellows  

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Six Berkeley Lab (Three ALS) Scientists Are 2012 APS Fellows Six Berkeley Lab (Three ALS) Scientists Are 2012 APS Fellows Print Friday, 07 December 2012 00:00 This year's American...

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DOE Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and Other National  

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Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and Other Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and Other National Lab Scientists for Receiving Top Scientific Honor DOE Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and Other National Lab Scientists for Receiving Top Scientific Honor April 29, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science Steven E. Koonin, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Director Persis Drell, and other National Lab affiliated scientists and engineers are among the 72 new members elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). NAS is a private, nonprofit, honorific society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to furthering science and technology and to their use for the general welfare.

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Mapping EETD's Scientists and Engineers into the Lab's New Job...  

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Mapping EETD's Scientists and Engineers into the Lab's New Job Classification and Salary Structures Speaker(s): Donald Grether Date: April 13, 2007 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122...

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National Labs | Department of Energy  

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

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National Labs | Department of Energy  

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

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AMERICA'S NATIONAL LABS  

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AMERICA'S AMERICA'S NATIONAL LABS by 50 50 M A D E IN U S A B r e a k t h r o u g h s America's National Laboratory system has been changing and improving the lives of millions for more than 80 years. Born at a time of great societal need, this network of Department of Energy Laboratories has now grown into 17 facilities, working together as engines of prosperity and invention. As this list of 50 Break- throughs attests, National Laboratory discoveries have spawned industries, saved lives, generated new products, fired the imagination, and helped to reveal the secrets of the universe. Rooted in the need to be the best and bring the best, America's National Laboratories have put an American stamp on the past century of science. With equal ingenuity and tenacity, they are now engaged in

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From Innovation to Commercialization: Tech Transfer at the National Labs |  

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From Innovation to Commercialization: Tech Transfer at the National From Innovation to Commercialization: Tech Transfer at the National Labs From Innovation to Commercialization: Tech Transfer at the National Labs August 26, 2013 - 5:28pm Addthis Argonne National Lab scientists Jeff Elam (left) and Anil Mane’s work in nanocomposite charge drain coatings represents a significant breakthrough in the efforts to develop microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS. This new technology earned one of the 36 R&D 100 awards from R&D Magazine that the National Labs took home in 2013. | Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne National Lab scientists Jeff Elam (left) and Anil Mane's work in nanocomposite charge drain coatings represents a significant breakthrough in the efforts to develop microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS. This new

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Brookhaven National Lab News  

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of Stradivari Violins: Fact or Myth? What Can Science Tell Us? Bonita London Brookhaven Lab and Stony Brook University Launch Program to Increase Underrepresented Minority Faculty...

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Brookhaven National Lab News  

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and in discovering the particle that proves the existence of the Higgs field, the Higgs boson. More... See all News Releases Nobel Prize for Higgs discovery US Scientists...

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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15, 2012 15, 2012 SLAC's linac accelerates very short pulses of electrons to 99.9999999 percent the speed of light through a slalom that causes the electrons to emit X-rays, which become synchronized as they interact with the electron pulses and create the world's brightest X-ray laser pulse. | Photo by Brad Plummer, SLAC. #LabChat: Particle Accelerators, Lasers and Discovery Science, May 17 at 1pm EST #LabChat kicks off May 17, 1 p.m. EST with atom smashers and laser scientists from Fermi National Accelerator Lab, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Lab, and SLAC National Accelerator Lab. May 14, 2012 Lab Breakthrough: Fermilab Accelerator Technology Fermilab scientists developed techniques to retrofit some of the 30,000 particle accelerators in use around the world to make them more efficient

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Holistic Cell Design by Berkeley Lab Scientists Leads to High-Performance,  

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Holistic Cell Design by Berkeley Lab Scientists Leads to High-Performance, Holistic Cell Design by Berkeley Lab Scientists Leads to High-Performance, Long Cycle-Life Lithium-Sulfur Battery Battery schematic with Silicon-Graphene oxide Long-term cycling results of the lithium-sulfur cell. Sulfur-graphene oxide SEM photo November 2013 Battery could find use in mobile applications, and eventually, electric vehicles with 300-mile range Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have demonstrated in the laboratory a lithium-sulfur (Li/S) battery that has more than twice the specific energy of lithium-ion batteries, and that lasts for more than 1,500 cycles of charge-discharge with minimal decay of the battery's capacity. This is longest cycle life reported so far for any lithium-sulfur battery.

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Brookhaven National Lab Economic Impact Report  

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national labs funded by DOE's Office of Science. Established in 1947, Brookhaven Lab is the only national lab located in the Northeast. It is also one of New York State's...

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Lab Spotlight: Argonne National Laboratory  

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Lab Spotlight: Argonne National Laboratory Lab Spotlight: Argonne National Laboratory ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD) technology Researchers John Carlisle (left) and Orlando Auciello (right) are developing an ultrathin biocompatible coating for the device. Creating Diamond Coatings for the Retinal Implant Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) plays a critical role in the success of the electrode implants used in the Artificial Retina Project. That's where researchers Orlando Auciello and colleague John Carlisle are using their patented ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD) technology to apply a revolutionary new coating to the retinal prosthetic device. The new packaging promises to provide a very thin, ultrasmooth film that will be far more compact and biocompatible than the bulky materials used to encase

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Lab scientists shed light on heavy electrons, suggest new view of  

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Scientists shed light on heavyd electrons Scientists shed light on heavyd electrons Lab scientists shed light on heavy electrons Their findings hold the potential to provide new insight into superconductivity that could dramatically change the efficiency, for example, of power generation and storage. July 31, 2008 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials.

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - Scientists Create First...  

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First Atomic X-ray Laser January 25, 2012 Menlo Park, Calif. - Scientists working at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have created the...

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R&D 100 Award to Point Source Power and Berkeley Lab Scientists...  

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R&D 100 Award to Point Source Power and Berkeley Lab Scientists for Innovative Fuel Cell July 2013 EETD scientist Michael Tucker is a member of the R&D 100 winning-team that...

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Secretary Bodman Visits National Energy Technology Lab | Department of  

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National Energy Technology Lab National Energy Technology Lab Secretary Bodman Visits National Energy Technology Lab January 6, 2006 - 9:11am Addthis On Friday, January 6, Secretary Bodman visited the National Energy Technology Lab (NETL) in Pittsburgh, PA, to tour the research facility and hold an all-hands meeting with NETL employees. The Secretary was joined by Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Jeff Jarrett and Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA). During the visit, Secretary Bodman toured exhibits on NETL's research and development projects and received demonstrations from scientists and researchers on the latest energy and environmental technologies developed by the lab. Prior to his visit to NETL, Secretary Bodman joined Reps. Melissa Hart and Tim Murphy for the Pittsburgh Energy Summit 2006. During the summit,

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SLIDESHOW: Tour the National Renewable Energy Lab's Latest Research  

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SLIDESHOW: Tour the National Renewable Energy Lab's Latest SLIDESHOW: Tour the National Renewable Energy Lab's Latest Research Center SLIDESHOW: Tour the National Renewable Energy Lab's Latest Research Center June 20, 2013 - 1:16pm Addthis The Energy Systems Integration Facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL. The Energy Systems Integration Facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL. NREL Senior Scientists Ross Larsen and Travis Kemper examine a molecular model using a 3D model at the Insight Collaboration Laboratory during a tour of the Energy Systems Integration Facility. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL. NREL Senior Scientists Ross Larsen and Travis Kemper examine a molecular

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Future scientists advance to national level  

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Future scientists advance to national level Future scientists advance to national level Future scientists advance to DOE national competition A team from Los Alamos bested 39 other teams from around New Mexico in the 10-hour New Mexico Regional Science Bowl. April 3, 2012 Members of the Los Alamos High School Science Bowl Team Members of the Los Alamos High School Science Bowl Team were in Washington DC after their regional win, representing New Mexico in the 22nd Annual Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl. Contact Kurt Steinhaus (505) 665-7370 Email "These kids are very well-versed in math and science, Science Bowl winners represent NM in Washington, D.C. A team from Los Alamos bested 39 other teams from around New Mexico in the 10-hour New Mexico Regional Science Bowl, held recently at Albuquerque

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Los Alamos National Laboratory participates in National Lab Day to increase  

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LANL participates in National Lab Day LANL participates in National Lab Day Los Alamos National Laboratory participates in National Lab Day to increase awareness of science across the nation Connecting teachers and students with scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and industry professionals across the country is the goal of National Lab Day. April 29, 2010 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy

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National Renewable Energy Lab November 6, 2007  

National Renewable Energy Lab November 6, 2007. 2. KPCB. 500+ investments in 35 years $100B+ in annual revenue 300,000 jobs ... Public Policy. ...

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Brookhaven National Lab Economic Impact Report  

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Inc., located in Schenectady. Collaborative Efforts Addressing Major National Needs Brookhaven Lab is also working with public agencies and industry partners in a variety of...

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Sandia National Laboratories - Sandia Lab News  

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Home navigation panel Sandia Lab News Vol. 53, No. 2 January 26, 2001 Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185-0165 || Livermore, California...

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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26, 2013 26, 2013 Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need to Know About Supercomputers In our newest infographic, we explain some of the complex terms associated with the speed, storage and processing on supercomputers; the game changing work being done with them; and the top 8 supercomputers that call the National Labs home. September 25, 2013 Dr. Erich Strohmaier, of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, presents data from the TOP500 list of supercomputers. | Photo courtesy of Berkeley Lab. 10 Questions for a Scientist: Erich Strohmaier Dr. Erich Strohmaier discusses the evolution of the TOP500 list of supercomputers, his own career and where the field of high performance

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Staff Services | Brookhaven National Lab  

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Our mission is to provide services that support and assist the world-class Our mission is to provide services that support and assist the world-class scientific research performed at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Our services are available to all Brookhaven Departments, Divisions, guests, users, and visiting researchers. The Staff Services office is located in Building 400, 20 Brookhaven Avenue. Get maps and directions. Food Services food services Food services are an integral part of life at BNL. We offer an on-site cafeteria, full service restaurant, a cafe serving Starbuck's coffee and vending machines. Housing Services housing services BNL attracts more than 4,500 visiting scientists from all over the world each year. To support our guests, 333 on-site housing units are available for rent. Mail Services mail services The BNL Mail Room handles all official U.S. mail, through our on-site U.S.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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Energy.gov » Recent News from the National Labs Energy.gov » Recent News from the National Labs Recent News from the National Labs RSS December 24, 2013 The Energy Department's Los Alamos National Lab is tracking Santa Claus as he circles the globe the night before Christmas. Tracking Santa With Our Eyes in the Sky The Energy Department's Los Alamos National Lab is tracking Santa Claus as he circles the globe the night before Christmas. December 18, 2013 Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory study the microbial interactions in the plant root systems, the rhizosphere. The rhizosphere represents a critical zone where plant roots, microbes and minerals interface, and where biogeochemical weathering provides nutrients to plants. This research program will broaden our understanding of the biogeochemistry of plant-microbe-soil interactions. Shown are the spores of an opportunistic soil fungus Penicillium sp. that associates with the plant roots, microbial biofilms and soil minerals. | Photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

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About the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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the National Labs the National Labs About the National Labs DOE National Laboratories Founded during the immense investment in scientific research in the period preceding World War II, the National Laboratories have served as the leading institutions for scientific innovation in the United States for more than sixty years. The Energy Department's National Labs tackle the critical scientific challenges of our time -- from combating climate change to discovering the origins of our universe -- and possess unique instruments and facilities, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. They address large scale, complex research and development challenges with a multidisciplinary approach that places an emphasis on translating basic science to innovation. Specifically, the National Laboratories:

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DOE National Laboratories Train the Scientist of Tomorrow | U...  

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

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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October 7, 2011 October 7, 2011 SunShot Initiative Researcher Wins National Medal of Technology and Innovation Last week, President Obama recognized Dr. Rakesh Agrawal, who is currently a researcher with the Department's SunShot Initiative, with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation. October 6, 2011 Dr. Saul Perlmutter, who won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics, heads the Supernova Cosmology Project at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. It was this team along with the High-z Supernova Search Team which found evidence of the accelerating expansion of the universe. National Lab Scientists Win Nobel Recognition This week, Secretary Chu congratulated two scientists for their trailblazing work: Dr. Saul Perlmutter in the Energy Department's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, who was recently named the winner of

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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

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Undergraduate Research at Jefferson Lab  

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As a Department of Energy National Lab, Jefferson Lab has a responsibility to help train the next generation of scientists. See the research projects students participating in the...

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Tech Transfer at the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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to get lab tech to small business owners and entrepreneurs. August 16, 2013 Multi-Mode Passive Detection System R&D 100: Lab Researchers Contribute to Public Safety Scientists at...

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL): Around the Lab...  

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222013) 'Fun with Science' as seen on TV (3212013) Lab scientists contributed to Higgs Boson results (3212013) March 2013 issue of Science & Technology Review (3112013)...

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Berkeley Lab National User Facilities  

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(Energy Sciences Network) Joint Genome Institute The Molecular Foundry National Center for Electron Microscopy (NCEM) National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC)...

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - SLAC Scientists Study...  

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Housing Transportation News Feature Archive SLAC Scientists Study How Nature Cleans Uranium from Colorado Aquifer By Lori Ann White January 10, 2012 Rifle, Colorado, is a small...

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - SLAC Scientists Awarded...  

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SLAC Scientists Awarded Grants from Stanford Energy Institute By Mark Shwartz & Mark Golden, Stanford News Service September 17, 2012 Stanford University's Precourt Institute for...

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Dancing in the Dark: Berkeley Lab Scientists Computing at NERSC Shed New  

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Dancing in the Dark Dancing in the Dark Dancing in the Dark Berkeley Lab scientists computing at NERSC shed new light on protein-salt interactions August 11, 2010 Contact: John Hules, JAHules@lbl.gov , +1 510 486 6008 To study nanostructures in real environments, Berkeley Lab scientists have combined theoretical and experimental approaches to glimpse into a protein's interaction with simple salts in water. Enabled by x-ray absorption simulation software developed at Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry, these findings shed new light on how salts impact protein structure at the atomic level. Simulation of the interaction between triglycine and dissolved sodium sulfite in water shows the long chain-like triglycine molecule (center) interacting directly with sulfite anions (tripods of yellow and red atoms)

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Four Argonne National Laboratory scientists receive Early Career...  

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Four Argonne National Laboratory scientists receive Early Career Research Program awards By Brian Grabowski * May 10, 2012 Tweet EmailPrint ARGONNE, Ill. - Four researchers at the...

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Recap: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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Recap: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Recap: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Recap: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs December 2, 2013 - 11:50am Addthis Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs Energy Efficiency at the National Labs During the month of November, we featured the National Labs and their work in energy efficiency on Energy.gov. Storified by Energy Department · Mon, Dec 02 2013 08:50:36 Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs This month on energy.gov, we're featuring the Energy Department's National Labs and their work in energy efficiency: the technologies the... The National Labs are fundamentally changing the way that consumers and businesses approach energy efficiency. The Labs are developing new

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NETL: News Release - NETL to Celebrate National Lab Day  

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8, 2010 8, 2010 NETL to Celebrate National Lab Day Educational Initiative Strengthens Science Education Nationwide MORE INFO View archived Webcast Read more about National Lab Day! Morgantown, W.Va. - On May 6, 2010, scientists, engineers, and other volunteers from various sites at NETL will bring science to local middle schools in South Park, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Fairmont, WV; and Albany, OR. NETL volunteers will lead fifth-grade students at South Park (Pa.) Middle School in a series of hands-on science experiments meant to excite the students about science and interest them in future careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. The students will explore topics such as polymerization, crystallization, and acid-base chemistry in an environment that engages both their hands and minds.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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24, 2012 24, 2012 Lab Breakthrough: Lead-free Solder Iver Anderson, Ames National Laboratory materials scientist, discusses the impact of a lead-free solder he invented 15 years ago, the road to commercialization and the lab resources that made it possible. May 24, 2012 After pitching their business plan to panels of judges at the regional semifinal and final, six teams advanced to the national competition for a chance at the cash grand prize. | Energy Department file graphic. America's Best Student Start-Up Companies Pitch for Your Vote Voting opened on May 24 for voters to review company summaries online, view their 3-minute video pitches, and then 'like' the companies they think will most positively impact America's energy future. May 23, 2012 Unlocking the Power of Energy Data

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Staff Services | Brookhaven National Lab  

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services that support and assist the world-class scientific research performed at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Our services are available to all Brookhaven Departments,...

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Lab Spotlight: Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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Brookhaven National Laboratory Pet Scans Show Brain Responses to Light, Electrical Stimulation A study measuring metabolic changes in the brains of sighted people is showing...

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: Research  

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skip to: onlinetools | mainnavigation | content | footer Back to Sandia National Laboratory Homepage Locations | Employee Locator Search Go About Sandia Missions Research News...

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LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY About Berkeley Lab  

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About Berkeley Lab Berkeley Lab is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory that conducts a wide variety of unclassified scientific research for DOE's Office of Science. Located in Berkeley, California, Berkeley Lab is managed by the University of California, and the director is Dr. Paul Alivisatos. Bringing Science Solutions to the World Berkeley Lab is an incubator for ideas, innovations and products that help society and explain how the universe works: n renewable energy sources such as biofuels and artificial photosynthesis n energy efficiency at home, at work, and around the world n the ability to observe, probe, and assemble materials atom by atom n climate change research, environmental science, and the growing connections between them

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DOE National Laboratories Train the Scientist of Tomorrow | U.S. DOE Office  

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DOE National DOE National Laboratories Train the Scientist of Tomorrow News Featured Articles 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 Science Headlines Presentations & Testimony News Archives Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 10.28.09 DOE National Laboratories Train the Scientist of Tomorrow Science Internships Provide Young Scientists Opportunities to Conduct Research at National Laboratories Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page As September transitions to October, school students across the country are settling into another academic year. Inevitably someone raises the question - What did you do this summer? For hundreds of undergraduate students, the answer is: "I worked at one of the preeminent national labs in the

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Lab Spotlight: Sandia National Laboratory  

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Sandia National Laboratories Sandia National Laboratories Illustration of integrated circuit Figure 1. An application-specific integrated circuit being developed for advanced artificial retinas. Click on image to enlarge. Microscale Enablers More advanced artificial retinas are relying on miniaturized electronics for processing incoming images and activating the corresponding electrodes to communicate with retinal cells and ultimately the brain. The goal of these devices, being developed through a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) collaboration, is to continually improve their visual resolution so that implanted individuals eventually will be able to read large print, recognize faces, and move about without aid. Sandia National Laboratories' expertise in the development, fabrication, and production

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - SLAC Scientists Create...  

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Create Twisted Light By Lori Ann White September 18, 2013 Scientists at SLAC have found a new method to create coherent beams of twisted light - light that spirals around a central...

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - Power Plants: Scientists...  

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Power Plants: Scientists Use X-ray Laser to Probe Engines of Photosynthesis By Glenn Roberts Jr. June 6, 2012 The molecular power plants that carry out photosynthesis are at the...

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Argonne National Laboratory Scientists Invent Breakthrough Technique in  

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Argonne National Laboratory Scientists Invent Breakthrough Argonne National Laboratory Scientists Invent Breakthrough Technique in Nanotechnology Argonne National Laboratory Scientists Invent Breakthrough Technique in Nanotechnology March 17, 2011 - 9:36am Addthis Gold and carbon nanoparticles strung together using a breakthrough new technique for materials design known as "optically directed assembly" | Courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory Gold and carbon nanoparticles strung together using a breakthrough new technique for materials design known as "optically directed assembly" | Courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory Elizabeth Meckes Elizabeth Meckes Director of User Experience & Digital Technologies, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? With a low-power laser, similar in intensity to those in

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Sandia National Labs: National Institute for Nano Engineering  

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Labs NINE Program LikeLike LikeLike You like this.44 Facebook social plugin STITUTE FOR NANO-ENGINEERING The National Institute for Nano-Engineering (NINE) is a government...

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1 BROOKHAVEN SCIENCE ASSOCIATES Brookhaven National Lab  

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Target R&D Simulations #12;2 BROOKHAVEN SCIENCE ASSOCIATES Exploring Eulerian-Lagrangian Formulation;8 BROOKHAVEN SCIENCE ASSOCIATES Superbeam Target Concept #12;9 BROOKHAVEN SCIENCE ASSOCIATES Overview of R1 BROOKHAVEN SCIENCE ASSOCIATES N. Simos Brookhaven National Lab May 1-2, Oxford U., UK High Power

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Argonne National Lab Cleanup schedule  

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Takes Steps to Complete Clean-Up of Argonne by 2003; Takes Steps to Complete Clean-Up of Argonne by 2003; Schedule for Shipping Waste to WIPP is 'Good News' for Illinois CARLSBAD, N.M., May 15, 2000 - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) reinforced plans to complete the clean-up of its Argonne National Laboratory-East site in Illinois by 2003 by accelerating its schedule for shipping transuranic waste to DOE's permanent disposal site in New Mexico. Previously, the shipments were not expected to begin before 2003. Under the accelerated schedule, shipments to DOE's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico, are expected to begin in Spring 2001 and be completed by the end of the calendar year. Characterization of the waste currently stored at Argonne will begin this October. This agreement is a major step in honoring Argonne and DOE's commitment to the community to

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High School Research at Jefferson Lab  

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As a Department of Energy National Lab, Jefferson Lab has a responsibility to help train the next generation of scientists. See the research projects students participating in the...

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Recent News from the National Labs  

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recent-news-national-labs 1000 Independence Ave. SW recent-news-national-labs 1000 Independence Ave. SW Washington DC 20585 202-586-5000 en Our Best Energy Videos of 2013 http://energy.gov/articles/our-best-energy-videos-2013 Our Best Energy Videos of 2013

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Los Alamos National Lab: National Security Science  

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Content stc logo Content stc logo Best of Show Winner of STC's International Summit Awards Competition, 2013 Top Innovations of the Year Science and technology for a safe, secure nation Impenetrable encryption defends data from cyberterrorism keyboard with atrack button A hacker could crack a code, steal private information or shut down systems we rely on daily. Small enough to fit in a smart phone, our QkarD technology ("kee-u-kard") provides virtually impenetrable defense, using quantum cryptography to secure computers. This novel encryption generates security at the subatomic particle level. If someone tries to hack in, that particle is altered, and the owner quietly alerted. And it works-even against super-powerful quantum computers. Multipronged HIV vaccine shows promise in monkeys

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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10, 2011 10, 2011 I'll Take Argonne for $200, Alex How much do you know about Argonne? Test your knowledge on Jeopardy! March 10, 2011 Morgan State alumnus and PNNL electrical engineer Jewel Adgerson | Courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory From Gadgets to Labs: Morgan State Alum Jewel Adgerson Jewel Adgerson is an electrical engineer at the Energy Department's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and Morgan State University alum. We got to talk with her about her work with the Department's Energy Innovation Hub and her passion for building up the next generation of scientists and engineers through STEM education. March 7, 2011 Winning the Biofuel Future A research team at the Energy Department's BioEnergy Science Center achieved yet another advance in the drive toward next generation biofuels.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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28, 2012 28, 2012 More than 750 students and teachers (and Energy Ant!) visited Washington D.C. for the 32nd Annual NEED Youth Awards for Energy Achievement to receive awards for outstanding energy education efforts in their local communities. | Photo courtesy National Energy Education Development Project Back to School with Energy Ant Learn about some of the extraordinary - and free - resources available for teachers and students on the U.S. Energy Information Administrations's Energy Kids page. August 24, 2012 An LBNL scientist explains the properties of liquid nitrogen to students on Bring Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day. | Courtesy of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab | Credit: Roy Kaltschmidt. Top 7 Things You Didn't Know About Energy: Back-to-School Edition

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President Obama honors outstanding early-career scientists | National  

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honors outstanding early-career scientists | National honors outstanding early-career scientists | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > President Obama honors outstanding early-career scientists President Obama honors outstanding early-career scientists Posted By Office of Public Affairs Five individuals from NNSA's national laboratories have been named

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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Oct. 5, 2012 Oct. 5, 2012 Primary Standards Lab: Sandia's the word for precision measurements, calibrations REALLY ROUND - The image of project lead Hy Tran (2541) is reflected in a polished quartz ball that is the standard for roundness. The Primary Standards Laboratory at Sandia uses a specialized instrument to measure roundness deviation against the roundness standard, which has been certified to national standards to be round within about 20 nanometers. (Photo by Randy Montoya) by Sue Holmes You probably never gave roundness a thought. But when it's crucial that something be really round, federal labs and agencies can turn to the DOE Primary Standards Laboratory (PSL), operated by Sandia. Take the standard for roundness, or deviation from a circle. The PSL uses a specialized instrument to measure roundness deviation against a roundness

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Los Alamos lab director to link science education, national security in  

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Lab director to link science education, national security in talk Lab director to link science education, national security in talk Los Alamos lab director to link science education, national security in TEDxABQ talk McMillan will describe the events that led to his career in science and share suggestions on how non-scientists can inspire young people to STEM careers and scientific literacy. September 5, 2013 Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan Contact Fred deSousa Communications Office (505) 665-3430 Email "Finding young people with the scientific and technical capabilities to carry on the Laboratory's national security missions will be critical, but the linkage to national security goes beyond that," McMillan said. Watch live stream at home or at Bradbury Science Museum

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Lab partners with Navajo Nation on uranium mine project  

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> Around the Lab > atl043013navajo 04302013 Lab partners with Navajo Nation on uranium mine project Linda A Lucchetti, LLNL, (925) 422-5815, lucchetti1@llnl.gov...

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: Research: Nanosciences  

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Nanosciences Nanosciences Throughout the scientific community, including Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), researchers say building things atom-by-atom or molecule-by-molecule will revolutionize the production of virtually every human-made object. Exciting prospects-but they also point out that the promise of nanotechnology can only be realized if we learn to understand the special rules that control behavior at this small scale and develop the skill needed to integrate these concepts into practical devices. The excitement stems from the understanding that the behavior of materials at the nanoscale is nothing like that at the large scale. The necessary tools, such as powerful new microscopes, have been developed to let researchers see these surprising behaviors. Sandia National Labs'

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Los Alamos National Laboratory names six scientists as 2009 Fellows  

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Six scientists named 2009 Fellows Six scientists named 2009 Fellows Los Alamos National Laboratory names six scientists as 2009 Fellows Antoinette "Toni" Taylor, Stephen Becker, Joachim Birn, Lowell Brown, Patrick Colestock, and Samuel "Tom" Picraux have been designated 2009 LANL Fellows. November 5, 2009 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy

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Berkeley Lab News Center » Dancing in the Dark: Berkeley Lab Scientists Shed New Light on Protein-Salt Interactions » Print  

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/10 3:30 PM /10 3:30 PM Berkeley Lab News Center » Dancing in the Dark: Berkeley Lab Scientists Shed New Light on Protein-Salt Interactions » Print Page 1 of 3 http://newscenter.lbl.gov/feature-stories/2010/08/11/protein-salt-interactions/print/ Simulation of the interaction between triglycine and dissolved sodium sulfite in water shows the long chain-like triglycine molecule (center) interacting directly with sulfite anions (tripods of yellow and red atoms) while also interacting via multiple hydrogen bonds (thin red or blue lines) with the surrounding water molecules (red and white sticks). - Berkeley Lab News Center - http://newscenter.lbl.gov - Dancing in the Dark: Berkeley Lab Scientists Shed New Light on Protein-Salt Interactions Posted By lcyarris On August 11, 2010 @ 12:08 pm In Feature Stories | Comments Disabled

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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15, 2013 15, 2013 Energy.gov/Data's resources include featured energy datasets and links to additional search tools. Welcome to Energy.gov/Data The Energy Data Initiative is proud to announce the launch of a new resource hub for open energy data. February 14, 2013 Marius Stan, computational energy scientist from Argonne National Lab, submits his verification photo as part of an informal question and answer session with Internet users on the Ask Me Anything section of the social website Reddit. Reddit AMA: Marius Stan, energy researcher and Breaking Bad actor You know the carwash owner from Breaking Bad with the awesome eyebrows? Yeah. That's him. February 14, 2013 The Cardioid code developed by a team of Livermore and IBM scientists divides the heart into a large number of manageable pieces, or subdomains. The development team used two approaches, called Voronoi (left) and grid (right), to break the enormous computing challenge into much smaller individual tasks. | Photo from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Software developed at Los Alamos National Lab touted by President...  

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DOE Collections Enter Search Terms GO Feature Archive Software developed at Los Alamos National Lab touted by President Obama, available via OSTI A software package developed at...

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CTBTO Officials Visit DOE Labs and NNSA HQ | National Nuclear...  

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CTBTO Officials Visit DOE Labs and NNSA HQ | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy...

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The National Labs on Flickr | Department of Energy  

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Flickr Flickr The National Labs on Flickr The interior of the National Ignition Facility target chamber at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The service module carrying technicians can be seen on the left. The target positioner, which holds the target, is on the right. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The interior of the National Ignition Facility target chamber at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The service module carrying technicians can be seen on the left. The target positioner, which holds the target, is on the right. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. EXPLORE THE NATIONAL LABS ON FLICKR Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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May 18, 2012 May 18, 2012 Labs technology launched in first test flight of Army's conventional Advanced Hypersonic Weapon The US Army's Advanced Hypersonic Weapon on a non-ballistic flight path after launch from Sandia's Kauai Test Facility. (Illustration courtesy of Sandia National Laboratories) View large image. by Heather Clark Seven seconds remained in the countdown to launch a conventional hypersonic glide vehicle from the Kauai Test Facility (KTF) in Hawaii, when a technical issue stopped the count. The Sandia launch team scrambled to find the offending software script error and craft a solution to keep the first test flight of the US Army's Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW) on track. "It was very nerve-wracking," says David Keese, director of Integrated

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Dr. Yuan Ping Lawrence Livermore National Lab  

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Creating, diagnosing and Creating, diagnosing and controlling high-energy- density matter with lasers Dr. Yuan Ping Lawrence Livermore National Lab Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013 - 3:00PM MBG AUDITORIUM Refreshments at 2:45PM The PrinceTon Plasma Physics laboraTory is a U.s. DeParTmenT of energy faciliTy Since their invention in 1960's, lasers with power spanning from Kilo- Watt to PetaWatt have been widely used in almost every branch of sci- ence, leading to numerous discoveries and novel techniques. At present, lasers are capable of creating extreme states of matter in a laboratory, at conditions resembling those most extreme in the Universe: they heat matter up to the temperatures inside stars, they create electric field and

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Lab Director's Diversity & Inclusion Message | Argonne National...  

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Diversity Message from the Lab Director Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council Workforce Pipeline Mentoring Leadership Development Policies & Practices Business Diversity Outreach...

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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29, 2012 29, 2012 This slice can help sequester carbon. The x-ray microtomography image shows a slice of biofilm grown on a porous hollow fiber (500 microns in diameter). By working with the chemical and physical interactions of biofilms, we can gain insight into how microorganisms can help sequester carbon, reducing environmental impact. This photo was submitted to Pacific Northwest National Lab's 2012 Science as Art Contest by Mathew Thomas and the Systems Toxicology Group. Receiving the most likes on Facebook, this photo won the People's Choice award and will appear in the Lab's 2013 Calendar. Photo of the Week: June 29, 2012 Check out our favorite energy-related photos! June 28, 2012 This is a graphic representation of the Milky Way, the galaxy in which Earth is contained. Scientists know of more than 20 visible satellite galaxies that circle the center of the Milky Way, with masses ranging from one million to one billion solar masses. Occasionally, one of these orbiting galaxies pass through the Milky Way making waves for millennia. | Graphic courtesy of NASA

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Four Crazy Uses for Lasers in the National Labs | Department...  

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crystal spectrometer is installed to measure the shot-by-shot characteristics of X-ray laser pulses. | SLAC National Accelerator Photo by Matt Beardsley SLAC staff scientist...

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Tommy C. Douglas Ph. D. Tommy C. Douglas Ph. D. Tommy C. Douglas Human Genetics Center Univ. of Texas School of Public Health P.O. Box 20334 Houston, TX 77225 1946 Born in Durant, OK Parents: Harry G. Douglas and Florence Teague Douglas 1965 Graduated from Midland High School, Midland, TX 1969 A.B. Degree (chemistry), with honors, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 1969 Sigma Xi recognition for outstanding undergraduate research 1970 M.S. Degree (biology), California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 1974 Ph.D. Degree (biology), California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA Dissertation Title: "The Theta Antigen of Mice and Its Analog in Rats" 1974-76 Member, Basel Institute for Immunology, Basel, Switzerland 1976-82 Asst. Professor, Univ. of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Communication Communication Name: Giovanni Status: other Grade: other Location: Outside U.S. Country: Italy Date: Summer 2011 Question: I have read that cats tend do communicate to each other more with body language (and other sounds: hissing, growling etc) rather than meowing. Again the two exceptions seem to be mother with kittens, and intact males at the intial phases of dominance "discussion". Now, I recently two neutered females (mother 2Y (M) and daughter (D) 10 months). A (very likely male & neutered)cat (X) has been visiting our garden; typically when he arrives and our cats are not out starts meowing (does not sound aggressive, nor his body language does); there have been a couple of initial apparently friendly (nose to nose) allbeit very prident contacts between M and X, but at the end f the sedon one M started growling and I and Dwent got closer and X run off. Since then though X has been coming back evry night and morning, again meowing (again does nt sound aggressive) but now M refuses to go out or stays very well clear of X when he arrived. D in all that is quite prudent but less concerned and X does not seem to have a problem with it at all, and they both roam the garden at the same time with no particular intereaction. Furhter info: M is a fairly big female Norwegian Forest cat (5.5kg), X ia a properly big (non descript)cat (must be 6.5+ kg...so unlikely to be a female), D is still quite small (for a NFC) at about 4kg) WOudl you have any idea for my description on what is going on, and how shoud I interpreter the meowing etc?

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

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Steam Engine in Reduced Pressure Steam Engine in Reduced Pressure Name: CJ Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: South Africa Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Since water can boil at lower temperatures by lowering atmospheric pressure, will it be possible to build and sustain a steam engine at the lower boiling point of water? Replies: Yes, but such an engine's maximum horsepower output is reduced in proportion to the pressure, typically. Jim Swenson Andy - It is definitely "possible", but almost never practical enough to be worth doing. The one real-life example I can think of is: the through-the-car-window antennas for cell-phones, GPS, etc. These have a cable from the transmitter box, carrying about 1-to-10 Watts of RF current, to a patch stuck to the inside of the window. At the same spot but on the outside face of the glass, is a similar patch which picks up the power radiated by the first patch, and a second length of cable running to a roof-top antenna. Notice that the wireless gap is only 0.5 cm, but the width of the patch is ~5 cm. Also, the freespace wavelength at that frequency is only 4-10 times the 5 cm size of the patch.

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Gases Trapped in Filter Gases Trapped in Filter Name: Jay Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: Would the toxic gases that are trapped in a charcoal filter gas mask be an example of a mixture, solution, or something else? Replies: It certainly would be a mixture. Generally, the gases are considered to be "adsorbed:" the molecules cling to the outsides of the charcoal particles. Richard E. Barrans Jr., Ph.D., M.Ed. Department of Physics and Astronomy University of Wyoming That is an example of adsorbtion, (with a "D") which is a fairly common mode for mixtures of solid and gas. Adsorbtion can have bond strengths ranging from weak like of physical condensation (solids and liquids vs gasses) to almost as strong as a chemical bond within a molecule. It depends on the particular pair of adsorbing and adsorbed species. Because the solid's structure remains unchanged, the gas doesn't fully penetrate the solid, it just sticks on the surface. The mixture remains pretty heterogeneous on the microscopic scale: solid here, gas there. That is one reason why it is not considered a solution, even though the bonding energy there can be greater than that of most solutions.

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Long-eared Owl Status Long-eared Owl Status Name: Joll Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: CA Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Is the long-eared owl endangered? I have mixed information. Replies: No, long-eared owls are not on the US endangered species list, either as endangered or threatened. The only owls on the list are both northern and Mexican spotted owls. The US list is on line at http://www.fws.gov/endangered/species/us-species.html A species may be listed as endangered as a population within a state even if it is not on the US list. You could search for information for your state to see the status. If your location as noted below is California, long-eared owls are not endangered in California. J. Elliott Joll It's endangered. br> http://www.ct.gov/dep/cwp/view.asp?q=326032

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Owl Predators Owl Predators Name: Mia Status: student Grade: K-3 Location: MN Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: What are the predators of a owl? Replies: Mia: Our largest adult owls have few predators. Smaller owls may be prey of other owls, long-eared owls are sometimes eaten by great horned owls, for example. Ground nesting owls, like short-eared owls, and especially nestlings, may be hunted by many predators, coyotes and other hawks and owls most likely. Nestlings of all birds, including owls may be hunted by other birds, raccoons, snakes and other animals that can climb trees. J. Elliott Hi Mia Predators of owls include: Opossums Racoons Hawks, Eagles and other raptors Other owls House cats Snakes that raid nests Accidents such as falling out of a nest, colliding with a tree, and electric power lines also contribute to owl mortality.

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Insect Gas Exchange Insect Gas Exchange Name: Mukuni Status: other Grade: 9-12 Location: Outside U.S. Country: Zambia Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: How does the uptake of oxygen in insects increase during strenuous exercise? Replies: During strenuous activity, O2 demand in insects can increase two to tenfold. There are a few mechanisms that they can employ to ramp up O2 intake: 1) Insects can simply tolerate lower internal O2 and higher internal CO2. This increases partial pressure gradients and enhances gas exchanges by either diffusion or convection. 2) Insects can open their spiracles wider or for longer periods of time to increase gas exchange. 3) Insects can increase convective ventilation through the spiracles and tracheal system (or gills) through abdominal pumping or gill waving. 4) Insects can reduce fluid levels in the tracheoles to enhance O2 delivery within the tissues, since O2 diffuses faster in air than in water.

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

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Source of Magnetic Force Source of Magnetic Force Name: Ashley Status: educator Grade: K-3 Location: AS Country: Australia Date: Spring 2012 Question: What makes magnets push and pull against each other? Replies: Hi Ashley, Magnets have an attraction and a repulsion force that we can see, measure and even use to better our living. We may also run experiments to see what it does and then use Science to explain what it does and how it behaves. It behaves so we may see attraction and repulsion; our fingertips can measure the strength of that. We run experiments that show electricity forces and magnetic forces are related. But what makes magnets do that? We really do not know what makes a magnet push and pull, it just does. The magnetic force, what is it? It just "is". To quote physicist Richard Feynmann, "I really can't do a good job, any job, of explaining magnetic force in terms of something else you're more familiar with, because I don't understand it in terms of anything else you're more familiar with."

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Carbon-14 Nitrogen-14 Binding Energies Carbon-14 Nitrogen-14 Binding Energies Name: Abby Status: educator Grade: 9-12 Location: WI Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: Carbon-14 decays into nitrogen-14 by beta emission. I have/had the understanding that when a nuclei decays the binding energy of the daughter is greater than the binding energy of the parent. From my research this does not seem to be true for carbon-14 into nitrogen-14. The binding energy per nucleon for carbon-14 is 7.520319 MeV and the binding energy per nucleon for nitrogen-14 is 7.475614 MeV. I understand that carbon-14 had too many neutrons and that it decays by beta because of this. I understand that nitrogen-14 is more stable than carbon-14 but if it is more stable than why isn't the binding energy of nitrogen-14 greater than that of carbon-14. Hope this all makes sense.

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

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Development Process Development Process Name: Liesl Status: educator Grade: K-3 Location: Outside U.S. Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: Our 2nd grade class is observing the life cycle of what appears to be monarch butterflies unfold. Currently, our little caterpillars appear to be shedding chunks of their bodies. What is happening to them? Replies: The monarchs are molting. Since insects have exoskeletons (skeletons on the outside of the body) they must periodically "shed" to accommodate further growth. These shed exoskeletons are known as exuvia. Each stage in-between a molt is known as an instar. Try to have your students count the number of molts before the caterpillar undergoes metamorphosis. Dr. Tim Durham Undergraduate Studies & University Colloquium Department of Biological Sciences Florida Gulf Coast University

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Barn Pole Paradox Barn Pole Paradox Name: Kwanalouie Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: TX Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: I do not see how this relativity problem is explained. Its a variation of the barn pole paradox. Can you offer insights? Replies: Kwanalouie, Einstein's special relativity theories apply to constant VELOCITY situations. This means no change of speed or direction. An observer on the ring is constantly changing direction. After half of a revolution, the observer's direction has exactly reversed. Length contraction is much more complex in such a situation. General relativity is needed for this situation. Dr. Ken Mellendorf Physics Instructor Illinois Central College You are mixing relative effects with non-relative effects to create the paradox. In creating what you think is a paradox, you are placing unrealistic constraints on the system (e.g. how do you decouple this massively energetic ring from the silo?).

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Bacteria Resistance Bacteria Resistance Name: Brittany Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: AZ Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: Why have bacteria evolved resistance so rapidly? Replies: Suppose you have a bug spray and you use it to exterminate a cloud of mosquitoes. In the cloud of mosquitoes there may be one or two that are immune to the effects of the bug spray. So what you do is kill all the mosquitoes that don't have resistance to the bug spray Leaving behind the mosquitoes that do, and then those remaining mosquitoes regenerate. That is the sad story of how bugs develop resistance to our countermeasures. So far, we have always been able to find a bug spray formula to take care of the present cloud of mosquitoes. Sincere regards, Mike Stewart Brittany, To answer your question, a couple of things need to be considered.

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Relativistic Velocity of Head-On Particles Relativistic Velocity of Head-On Particles Name: Flavian Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: Romania Date: Spring 2012 Question: My question is about the LHC and any other particle accelerator, if the 2 matter beams travel at about 99% of the velocity of light relative to the ground in opposite directions don't they travel at 2x that relative to each other? What is actually going on? Replies: Flavian, How fast an object moves depends on the observer. When approaching the speed of light, the only reliable reference is you. Such velocities do not add like day-to-day velocities. Both distance and time measurements are different for those in different reference frames. The second matter beam might travel at a greater distance as seen by a particle in the first beam, but the time it takes to do it, as measured by the first beam, will also be greater. The distance divided by the time (i.e. speed) will be greater than 99% of light speed but less than 100%.

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Buoyant Force on Suspended Object Buoyant Force on Suspended Object Name: Jeremy Status: student Grade: 12 Country: Singapore Date: Spring 2012 Question: An object is hung from the ceiling and immersed in a beaker of water. When it is placed on a mass balance, what would the reading be if the combined weight of the water and beaker is W, the weight of the object immersed is X and the upthrust that the object experiences is U? Replies: Jeremy, Whether hanging from the ceiling, immersed in the water, or whatever, the weight of the object will be the weight of the object. There is nothing special about it being in water, air or whatever. For your dilemma, we need to re-define the parameters. Let VO = Volume of the Object in cubic inches, feet, or whatever you wish to choose. WO = Weight of the Object in pounds WW = Weight of the water the VO displaces in pounds.

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Earth Historic Rotation Rates Earth Historic Rotation Rates Name: Nikki Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: AZ Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: Did Earth ever spin faster than it does now? Did Earth ever have 18 hour days instead of 24 hours? Replies: Nikki, Earth rotates on its axis and continues to slow down because of tidal braking. Yes, it is the tides that result in the ever-slowing rotation of Earth. The main cause of the tides is the moon. That is, the ocean is constantly being pulled toward the moon while Earth rotates under this bulge of water. In order for the sun to be overhead at noon we add one second to the clock about every eighteen months. Yes, that is true, Earth's rotation slows by aboutone second every eighteen months. About 600,000,000 years ago, there were 420 days in one year! About 300,000,000 years ago there were 395 days in one year. Today, there are about 365.25 days per year.

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Theta Theta Name: Laramy Status: educator Grade: 9-12 Location: GA Country: USA Date: N/A Question: I read your response to why we use the letter x in Algebra, but my question is why we use the Greek letter Theta in Trigonometry to represent an angle? Replies: Laramy It is just a convention. Nothing really dictates that folks use theta to represent angles in trigonometry. But when a lot of folks use the same letter the same way it increases understanding about what is being talked about. It is like, "Why does a red traffic light mean stop and a green light mean go? Why is it not the other way around?" This has become an international convention so people can drive in other countries without having to learn new rules all of the time. Sincere regards,

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Magnetic Reversal and Magnetic Strips Magnetic Reversal and Magnetic Strips Name: Mary Ellen Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: NE Country: USA Date: N/A Question: My earth science teacher has been telling us about continental drift and magnetic striping in ocean rocks due to magnetic reversals. She said that by the pattern, this is due to happen again, soon. Will the strip on my bus card still work? Will magnets that now attract, repel (and the other way around? Replies: Mary Ellen, Magnetic reversals are not predictable. There is no pattern to the reversals. There is no evidence that this will occur any time soon. The last magnetic reversal occurred 730,000 years ago, so for the last 730,000 years the north end of the magnetic needle on your compass always pointed north. It takes about 1000 years for a reversal to occur, so, if you took a Rumpelstiltskin sleep, when you woke up, the north end of your compass needle would point south.

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Meteor Soft Landing Meteor Soft Landing Name: Les Status: other Grade: 12+ Location: WA Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Given the surface speed of the earth (daily rotation, yearly orbit, etc.) in relation to everything, is it possible for a meteor or asteroid at just the right path and speed to make a "soft" landing on the surface? Replies: Les I guess it is possible that a meteor or asteroid would have just the right course and speed to make a soft landing on Earth, but it is highly unlikely. Most meteors and asteroids travel and really high speeds. You see them burn in the atmosphere nightly and very brief streaks of light. Sincere regards, Mike Stewart Les, It would not be possible without risking burning up in the atmosphere. To make a soft landing, the meteor would also have to be able to make a soft launch. Barring energy loss to the atmosphere, energy conservation requires that such a landing work the same in both directions. Such a landing could be no slower than the speed needed to launch the meteor back to where it came from. With energy loss due to the atmosphere, slowing from this necessary speed to a soft landing would probably burn the meteor up. An Apollo spaceship landing without open parachutes is better than a meteor could do.

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Lubricating Rubber Bands and Elasticity Lubricating Rubber Bands and Elasticity Name: Frank Status: other Grade: other Location: MA Country: USA Date: Fall 2011 Question: I am building a space derby rocket, which is powered by a rubber band motor. Many sources recommend lubricating the rubber bands - the main rationale for this is that they improve the elasticity of the rubber band and possibly reduces friction. I can see how reducing friction would be advantageous, but it seems to me that given a fixed number of winds, improving elasticity would reduce the actual kinetic energy of the motor. (I can see that improving elasticity may allow for a greater number of winds and >reduce the chance it breaks- but I am assuming the same number of winds.) Do you agree or disagree? Replies: Hi Frank,

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

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Hydrogen Versus Deuterium Bonds Hydrogen Versus Deuterium Bonds Name: A. K. Status: student Grade: 9-12 Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: If you have a compound, say HCl, why does the bond length decrease when you substitute the hydrogen atom with a deuterium atom? Replies: Hi A. K. Think of the bond in a diatomic molecule (H2 versus D2) as a spring between two spheres (the atoms). Let's say the available energy to make the spring vibrate is constant (you supply a specific amount of energy). The H2 spring will vibrate more because the masses being held by the spring is lighter than that of the D2 spring (remember that D is twice the mass of H). In effect the H2 system can extend farther away from the center than the D2 system. Since the closest approach of the H2 and D2 systems are the same (the same sized spheres touching each other) and the H2 system can get farther out than the D2, we can see that the average distance between the two H's is larger than that of the two D's.

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Humid Versus Dry Air and Kite Lift Humid Versus Dry Air and Kite Lift Name: Tiago Status: student Grade: other Country: Portugal Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Hello, in the local kite board forum we are discussing how flying in a 'high' evaporation environment and the correspondent air humidity coming from will affect the lift of the kite. There are two side of the discussion. Side A's rational is that density is hardly affected by humidity content and consequently so thus lift. The back-ground for this is the following: A) water molecular weight is lower than dry air molecular weight and consequently a mixture of both gases will have less density (for a given volume, at same pressure and temperature). B) Advogardo's Law - for any given gaseous mixture the number of particles is constant within a specific volume, if pressure and temperature being kept constant.

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Hard Drive Field Separation Hard Drive Field Separation Name: Dan P. Status: other Age: 40s Location: NY Date: N/A Question: You have an excellent answer to the question of "How does a computers hard drive work...store and send data?" (see http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/newton/askasci/1995/compsci/CSI36.HTM) but could you explain further... What separates the magnetic field so that the hard drive knows the difference between a magnetic field that is one bit in size and a magnetic field that is 100 bits long? Are there spaces between each magnetic field? If so how can it tell the difference between a non-magnetic field that is one bit in size and a non-magnetic field that is 100 bits long? Replies: That is a good question. What really happens on a hard disk is a little more complicated than the simple magnetized-bit picture.

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Reducing Data, Increasing File Size Reducing Data, Increasing File Size Name: Jim B. Status: Other Age: 60s Location: N/A Date: 8/2/2004 Question: For backup purposes I am trying to reduce the quantity of the data to back up. I am running a WIN 2000 pro system. I had about 13K files, some with large attachments, in my Outlook Express Inbox.DBF and Sent Items.DBF files. They totaled about 2.8GB worth of data. I deleted most of the files (out of the Deleted Items area as well). The size of the 2 aforementioned DBX files actually increased slightly. I did not expect that. The result is that my backup problems are exacerbated. What is up? Replies: The most recent issue of the magazine PC World (Summer 2004) had several recommendations for freeing up disc space. There is inexpensive software that can help by defragging registry files (not a task for the timid). The option that I was not aware of is deleting files in the "sent items" folder of Outlook Express. This is different than the "deleted items" folder, and at least on my computer was not showing the number of files contained in the "sent items" folder. I freed up 2Gb of old messages by emptying this folder. It is worth a try.

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Nathan A. Unterman M.S. Nathan A. Unterman M.S. Email: nunterman@newton.dep.anl.gov FORMAL EDUCATION M.S. Science Teaching, 1988, DePaul University. Concentration in Secondary Science Curriculum Design. Courses included science content as well as curriculum design. B.S. Astronomy, 1975, University of Michigan. Minor in Physics and Mathematics, with courses including geology, meteorology, and chemistry. CONTINUING EDUCATION Illinois Oil and Natural Gas Education Conference 2012 Illinois Crude Oil and Natural Gas Core Energy Science and Math Curriculum Workshop 2012 Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers Rocks, Minerals, and Mining in Today's Society 2012 Illinois Coal Education Conference 2012 CERN High School Teachers International Program in high energy physics and physics education. Geneva, Switzerland 2011 Purdue University, Calumet ASM International Materials Science Camp 2011

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Male Development Male Development Name: Kurt Status: other Grade: other Location: Outside U.S. Country: Brazil Date: Spring 2012 Question: I heard that the male fetus has to go through stages to definitely become a male - that all fetuses are initially female, and that only after 8 weeks does the male fetus develop testicles, and that after that, I understand there are 3 more stages of development for the fetus to go through before definitely becoming male. What are these stages? Replies: Embryos are male or female from the moment of conception because they have either XX or XY chromosomes. But they don't start to develop their sexual phenotypes for about 6-8 weeks. Embryos have two nonspecific gonads and two sets of nonspecific tubes. If there is a Y chromosome, a gene called SRY turns on around 6-8 weeks and starts male development. The nonspecific gonads become testes and the tubes become the vas deferens. It causes the second set of tubes to degenerate. It also causes the testes to begin secreting testosterone which also adds to the masculine phenotype. There is a step by step process that happens. If there is a block in the process everything stops there. So some parts could develop and others not.For instance, internal structures might develop but external not. This would result in an ambiguous phenotype which may be mistaken for a female.

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

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Reptile Hibernation Reptile Hibernation Name: Sammy Status: student Grade: K-3 Location: VA Country: USA Date: Fall 2011 Question: When reptiles hibernate do they feel dead? Replies: Sammy: Do you mean does the animal itself feel like it is dead? Or do you mean does it feel dead to us when we touch it? The answer to both is, no. If you were to pick up a hibernating snake, for instance, it would feel cold, but it would not be stiff as it would be if dead, and if you handled it it would begin to stir. We really can't say how the animal itself feels, they are enough different from us that we can't know exactly how their brains sense their environment, especially in hibernation which is not like anything humans experience. J. Elliott I can't imagine what it would be like to "feel dead." More likely, they are unconscious or drowsy, possibly like a deep sleep.

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

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Sound Pitch and Distance Travelled Sound Pitch and Distance Travelled Name: Chris Status: educator Grade: 4-5 Location: MI Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Do high pitched sounds travel farther than low pitched sounds? Replies: Sorry Chris, it is the other way around. If you are near lightening you hear a crack or bang which is a high frequency sound. But far away from the lightening you hear thunder as a low pitch, rolling, boom. The high frequency sound from the crack you hear close up does not made it very far from the lightening (which is the cause of the noise). Hope this helps. R. W. "Mr. A." Avakian Quite the opposite. Low pitched sounds attenuate more slowly with distance. Fog-horns are an evolutionary example of the point. Of course, they are meant to operate in elevated humidity, which adds another loss factor. I will try to tell you more later. On the other hand, it is quite possible for high-pitched sounds to be _more_noticeable_ to a given being in a given noise background.

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River Rocks, Color, and Rings River Rocks, Color, and Rings Name: Sean Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: WA Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: I was walking a beach on the Deschutes River in Olympia Washington with a friend last night. We were picking up rocks and checking them out and we came across a few that were black with white, crystal-like rings around them. We also found a few that were other primary colors with secondary colored rings around them. What is the most likely cause of the white and black rings around the rocks? They are beautiful and I would like to know more about them. Replies: Melissa, Sean: It depends upon what you mean by rings. Some of the river rock may be coated with deposits of lime from the waters or soils in which they rested for a while. The black color would be from minerals included in the lime crusts. These coatings should fizz slightly if you drop some vinegar on them and you would also be able to scratch them with a knife blade or pair of scissors.

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Turbulence Modeling and Wing Design Turbulence Modeling and Wing Design Name: Kosta Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: CA Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: I am currently experimenting with different wing designs and a wind tunnel. I found a rigorous text on turbulence modeling which caught my interest and am considering studying it. Would knowing turbulence modeling help in aircraft wing design? Replies: Kosta Turbulence increases the drag on a wing which reduces its performance to produce lift. Turbulence modeling allows you to predict the level of turbulence a wing design will encounter. The goal is to achieve laminar air flow over the wing for the least amount of drag and the most amount of lift for the given airspeed. Sincere regards, Mike Stewart Kosta Turbulence increases the drag on a wing which reduces its performance to produce lift.

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Lift, Friction of 18-Wheelers Lift, Friction of 18-Wheelers Name: Kurt Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: FL Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: I am a 9th grade student working on a science fair project. In my project, my idea is to design airfoils that can be fitted to the top of 18 wheelers to create lift on the vehicle and thus reduce rolling friction and hopefully give 18 wheelers a higher miles per gallon ratio. I have been testing my designs in a small scale wind tunnel that I have created and I am unsure how to scale my results to a full sized 18 wheeler with a full scale airfoil. For example, if a 36 square inch surface gives me 0.4 ounce lift at 12 miles per hour wind speed, what life could I expect for a full sized 480 sqare foot surface at 70 miles per hour (where the attack angle is the same in both cases)? Thank you for your time. I hope that my work can result in more energy efficient transportation of goods.

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Engineering Fields Engineering Fields Name: Nathan Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: VA Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: I am currently a Junior and high school and the time has come (and mostly passed) where I decide in which direction I should go career-wise. I love being able to solve math problems and applying their uses to my life and I learn well in every subject especially science and math. Because I do so well in theses subjects, I think I would prosper as an engineer. That is a broad subject that research doesn't do a very good job of defining - at least compared to what i could learn from an engineer themselves. So my question is: what are the different kinds of engineering fields and what should I learn in order to prepare myself? Replies: Some helpful sites:

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Pressure and Bacteria Pressure and Bacteria Name: Fabiola Status: other Grade: other Location: Outside U.S. Country: Colombia Date: Fall 2011 Question: When I apply a bacterial solution for biological control of a pest in agricultural systems, the bacterias will survive if I use a pressure of 200 psi or more? Replies: Maybe. 25 atmospheres is equivalent to approximately 367psi. This is the osmotic pressure inside the bacterial cell wall...which is greater than your external pressure of 200psi. "Bacteria usually live in relatively dilute environments such that the accumulation of solutes inside the cell cytoplasm greatly exceeds the total solute concentration in the outside environment. Thus, the osmotic pressure against the inside of the plasma membrane may be the equivalent of 10-25 atmospheres. Since the membrane is a delicate, plastic structure, it must be restrained by an outside wall made of porous, rigid material that has high tensile strength. Such a material is murein, the ubiquitous component of bacterial cell walls."

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Vince Calder Ph.D. Vince Calder Ph.D. I am a retired physical chemist [1965, Berkeley with W.F. Giauque] with a broad background in many areas of chemistry/physics: thermodynamics, I.R. spectroscopy, polymer chemsitry, analysis of ground water for trace organic compounds. My hobbies include photography and mathematics. How can I participate in your program. I have taught [Iowa State] and have an interest in fostering interest in science to young people. Consultant in landfill remediation, and prevention of landfill contamination. The best landfill remediation is preventation before it happens. This is a complex issue because it brings to the front that the "science" is not enough. There are social and political issues that have a direct impact on the "science". It isn't good enough to have good science if nobody is listening. This requires acquisition of a whole bunch of skills that we don't teach in the classroom.

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Red Shift and Expanding Universe Red Shift and Expanding Universe Name: Ivan Status: other Grade: other Location: FL Country: USA Date: Fall 2011 Question: It is about red shift and the outer galaxies. I do have a grasp of the concept of expansion. What I do not understand is and it bothers me: It is said that the outer galaxies of our observable universe are expanding between them faster than closer ones. First I am correct in saying that? Second, if I interpreted what I read correctly, would an observer at the edge of our observable universe, looking towards our galaxy see the opposing situation: an observable universe that is reducing in expansion, with that other observer's outer galaxies progressively expanding less (as this would be the galaxies closer to us)? Replies: Hi Ivan -- If you were in that far-away galaxy, you would make the same observation about galaxies near the milky way: that the farther-away galaxies are moving away from you faster than galaxies closer to you.

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Reducing Data, Increasing File Size Reducing Data, Increasing File Size Name: Jim B. Status: Other Age: 60s Location: N/A Date: 8/4/2004 Question: For backup purposes I am trying to reduce the quantity of the data to back up. I am running a WIN 2000 pro system. I had about 13K files, some with large attachments, in my Outlook Express Inbox.DBF and Sent Items.DBF files. They totaled about 2.8GB worth of data. I deleted most of the files (out of the Deleted Items area as well). The size of the 2 aforementioned DBX files actually increased slightly. I did not expect that. The result is that my backup problems are exacerbated. What is up? Replies: Truthfully, I do not know that much about Outlook Express. This site is a help site for users at the University of Delaware. Most of it is not very helpful, but it talks about "Purging deleted messages". It may be that the emails are still in the deleted folder. It is worth a shot. Sorry I couldn't be more help and I hope I did not misunderstand.

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White Blood Cells Oxygen Source White Blood Cells Oxygen Source Name: Meg Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: KY Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: All cells need oxygen. That is a common fact. So then where do white blood cells get theirs? Replies: The oxygen for white blood cells comes from the blood, just as it does for other tissues. Oxygen is transported from the lungs to red blood cells, and as the red blood cells move through the blood, they supply the white blood cells with oxygen. br> Diffusion is the primary mechanism that drives this oxygen transport -- as the white blood cell converts O2 to CO2, it establishes a concentration gradient between the blood (high O2) and the interior of the white blood cell (low O2). This concentration gradient drives oxygent transport.

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Longest Day in Tropics Longest Day in Tropics Name: Owen Status: other Grade: other Country: Australia Date: Spring 2012 Question: I have checked the archive and it is not really answered there. http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/gen01/gen01052.htm isthe closest link but does not really get to the crux of what I amasking below. Is the solstice still the longest day (in either hemisphere) if your location is between the Tropics? Some friends and I have been debating this. One faction argues that the solstice on 21 December is the longest day here in Cairns, QLD, Australia. the other faction claims that the longest days here are when the sun is directly overhead (we believe the days to be 28 November and 12 January here in Cairns) and that the days shorten between 28 November (zenith in CNS) and 21 December (solstice) ... then graduate/lengthen back to the maximum between 22 December until 12 January (our other zenith day as the sun moves back North) ... after which, they shorten again. can you please settle the debate (with an explanation).

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

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

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Replies: Is laser surgery used with cats? Yes Laser surgery is a very broad category Lasers are used in veterinary medicine on cats and dogs for various surgeries. The benefit of...

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

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than taking a permanent bend) I think steel guitar strings are hard steel too. High-carbon spring steel can definitely differ by 20% between the hardened and annealed...

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and more effective than soap alone. This claim is very dubious. Long after you wash with these products, residues can persist. Continual selection pressure can actually...

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

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

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

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I would go about using statistics to solve this problem by utilizing what is called the Standard Deviation. First, I would covert my data of heads and tails to data of 'length of...

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in conceptualizing things about space in general are so huge that it is difficult for the human mind to deal with them, but I am trying and I am very curious. I have some science...

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Organizations: --- American Astronomical Society (AAS) - Solar Physics Division of AAS American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)...

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to display, some formatting information, and also instructions to find graphics or animations files. Links are addresses to other sites on the web. Pages may look different in...

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

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B.S.B.M.E. 2004, Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois M.S. 2007, Univeristy of Wisconsin D.V.M. 2009, University of Wisconsin Ph.D. 2011, University of Wisconsin Small...

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to 30" in length. Among the largest are greater black-backed, which next to a common herring gull is noticeably larger. Laughing gulls of the Atlantic coast are not much more...

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Teflon is poly(tetrafluoroethene) PTFE. The instantaneous induced dipole forces between oil or grease and PTFE are much weaker than those present in the oil or grease itself. This...

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techniques (bonding, brazing, depositions), multilayers, numerical methods, fluid mechanics, radiative transfer, engineering and science education. Dr. Ali Khounsary Advanced...

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Also a private pilot with a special interest in aeronautical engineering and fluid mechanics. Active volunteer in science education and always on the look-out to stop the...

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Gas industry as exploration geophysicist and technical manager. Specialities include: Gravity, Magnetic and Seismic surveying and interpretation as well as remote sensing...

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

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54 F is the average temperature of that region near Pike's Peak of Colorado. The humidity does not change much either. The stable air temperature and humidity almost forbids...

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or next word in a text and compares its letter sequence to a dictionary, which may be a big data base. Unfortunately, spell checkers can't read the context of the messages and...

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apart. In some cases, what is left of the rock is washed away by rain or streams. In granite, the feldspars are changed to clays and the rock falls apart leaving quartz (sand)...

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material itself, and everything to do with their extreme length-to-thickness ratio. String, rope and steel cables suffer exactly the same buckling problem under compression, and...

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

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Michael B. Stewart Michael B. Stewart Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from U.S. Naval Academy 1971 Unrestricted Naval Aviator (Helicopters and Airplanes) Master...

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Institute, and his MS (2001) and Ph.D. (2006) from the University of Washington in Seattle. His dissertation, under Prof. Larry B. Sorensen, explored the influence of disorder...

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could be researched if you are so inclined. They form the basis for understanding transformers, generators, electric motors and more I hope this helps. Jerry Gardner Hari,...

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be helpful: http:en.wikipedia.orgwikiCedruslibani http:www.floridata.comrefccedrlib.cfm http:www.botanicalgarden.ubc.caforumsshowthread.php?t10597 http:...

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proceed within a few seconds, and the resulting oxygen will escape, and the resulting energy will be wasted heating the fuel cell. Regards, Bob Wilson Hydrogen peroxide...

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company, not a scientific principle. Basically, they are using water pressure to drive a turbine to generate electricity (just like a hydroelectric dam, but much smaller scale)....

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

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earthquake that occurs after a previous large earthquake, in the same area of the main shock. If an aftershock is larger than the main shock, the aftershock is redesignated as the...

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

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you have dogs who have taken a liking to a tree, I would advise training them to urinate on a compost pile instead The nitrogen helps to feed microbes that break down the compost...

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- chemical engineer School - UFMG (1970) Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil) Curriculum Vitae (only important points) : 1 - Teacher at Federal University of Uberlandia in...

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Society (Toronto, Canada, May 14-18, 2000). 33. "Using Ionic Liquids for Oil Shale Extraction", M. Koel, W. K. Hollis, T. J. Lombardo, B.F. Smith, and J.B. Rubin, NATO...

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

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used in industry? What is the most common web script in use in industry? Replies: Java (not to be confused JavaScript which is completely different) is the most popular...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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can benefit society. Burr holds a PhD in chemical engineering, and specializes in nanotechnology, advanced materials, and biotechnology. He is also an active volunteer in youth...

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Tim Mooney Ph.D. My formal training is in experimental nuclear physics (Ph.D. UNC 1989). I did a two-year post doc in x-ray metrology at NIST, and a year here at APS learning...

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the Norwegian Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard, the Saualpe of Austria, and in northern Vermont. In 1987, Dr. Kanat began teaching freshman geology courses at the University of...

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placed in a PET bottle that are sensitive to UV light can be greatly affected. PET plastic that is targeted for packaging UV sensitive materials can be tinted andor have UV...

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Kunal, Yarn and other threads are spun from fibers of a certain size. Obviously, for wool, the size of the fiber depends on the length of the hair sheared from the sheep. The...

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

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on them? Or did I just see wrong? Replies: The most stable form of NaCl at 298 K and 1 atm is a cubic form. So the answer to "why" that is the case requires much more complicated...

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

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and has recently been a contributing writer to the new Pat Lazarus book, "Keep Your Dog Healthy the Natural Way". He is currently writing a column for Natural Living Magazine....

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

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Michael Baldwin Mechanical Engineer. Currently involved with control system projects with computers and PLC's. Previously worked with water systems. --Last Up-date April 09, 2000...

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Aeronautical ScienceMeteorology. Some of my program specialties include Short Term Forecasting and Computer Applications. My office web site is at www.crh.noaa.govind Sally...

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

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

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

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field is well established to induce magnetic orientation. Changing orientation with Earth will not matter because the filing causes both; the strike frees the metal so that...

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

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Physics, Iowa State University Research experience lays in materials chemistry. I have been teaching all levels of university chemistry at Northern Kentucky University since 2006....

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

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

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

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

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

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communications equipment. I am a specialist in the electrical design of switchmode power electronics and ultrasonic fuel oil atomization systems. Since April 2008 I took...

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

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

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high tech industry is congruent to the Internet, where the Internet is a network of computers. These computers have the capabilities of extreme number crunching or complex...

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Concept:U.S. National Lab Programs | Open Energy Information  

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Login | Sign Up Search Concept Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon Concept:U.S. National Lab Programs Jump to: navigation, search Description of concept "U.S. National...

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Brookhaven National Lab Economic Impact Report  

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and university students, such as the Lab's annual summer courses on nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear chemistry. * Each year, about 100 high school students participate...

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Brookhaven Lab spans a wide range of basic and applied research in fundamental physics, basic energy sciences and energy technology, the life sciences, nanoscience and...

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Tapping Our Commercial Potential: Work with the National Labs | Department  

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Tapping Our Commercial Potential: Work with the National Labs Tapping Our Commercial Potential: Work with the National Labs Tapping Our Commercial Potential: Work with the National Labs October 12, 2011 - 9:59am Addthis Tapping Our Commercial Potential: Work with the National Labs Karina Edmonds Karina Edmonds Technology Transfer Coordinator In order to transform our nation's energy system and secure U.S. leadership in energy technologies, we must maximize the potential of the scientific discoveries made in our National Laboratories. In 2010 alone, the Energy Department's 17 National Laboratories and 5 facilities executed more than 13,500 technology transfer transactions. These transactions include a range of other research and development agreements as well as the licensing of laboratory technologies, negotiated by technology transfer offices across the Department. Technology Transfer

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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3, 2011 3, 2011 Geek-Up[6.3.2011]: Inked PV, Diagnostic Tools and Tough Microscopes Solar photovoltaics in ink form? Scientists have also engineered a technique to help doctors identify Alzheimer's in its early stages and discover new therapies for this disease. June 2, 2011 Nathan Baker | Photo Courtesy of PNNL 10 Questions for a Signature Scientist: Nathan Baker Find out how he's working to advance the innovative application of data analytics and algorithms to real-world challenges, ranging from smart grids and bioforensics to nuclear non-proliferation and medical treatments. June 2, 2011 Bitmap indices translate variable values into strings of bits, or ones and zeros. | Photo Courtesy Getty Images. Berkeley Lab Creates Superfast Search Engine Scientists at the Energy Department's Berkeley Lab developed a new approach

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December 5, 2011 December 5, 2011 Researchers with the Energy Department's Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab have identified a potential new advanced biofuel that could replace today's standard fuel if successfully commercialized. The new blog TechStream will focus on new technologies coming out of the lab. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. New Blog Seeks Out the "Next Big Thing" The new blog TechStream will focus on promising technologies from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab that have not yet been commercialized. December 2, 2011 This is a computer simulation of a Class 1a supernova. Argonne National Laboratory's Mira will have enough computing power to help researchers run simulations of exploding stars, specifically, of the turbulent nuclear combustion that sets off type 1a supernovae. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory

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Recovery Act Progress at Idaho National Lab | Department of Energy  

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Progress at Idaho National Lab Progress at Idaho National Lab Recovery Act Progress at Idaho National Lab August 19, 2010 - 5:09pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is a hot bed of activity with various Recovery Act projects funded through the Office of Environmental Management. For example, North Wind Services will be constructing several new structures at the INL Radioactive Waste Management Complex -- facilities that will provide important protection from the elements and minimize the spread of contamination during buried waste excavation, retrieval and packaging operations. Pictures of Recovery Act Projects at Idaho National Lab Down the road at the Advanced Test Reactor Complex, TerranearPMC is working

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National Energy Technology Lab's Science Videos on YouTube  

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In March of 2008, the National Energy Technology Laboratory began posting lab-produced videos on YouTube. Currently, there are more than 108 videos available, organized into seven playlists. Visit the Lab's website to view additional videos, including some scientific documentaries.

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PNNL Laboratory Research Homes Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Lab Homes  

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PNNL Laboratory Research Homes Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Lab Homes Residential, or PNNL, has purchased two custom, factory-built, double-wide homes to conduct energy research. These "Lab Homes" are a project test-bed for PNNL and its research partners who aim to achieve highly energy

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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(1384) places an acoustical sensor at a small lake Sandia built several years ago to do LNG fire tests on water. He has worked on numerous tests at the Labs in his 27-year career....

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Supercomputing and Advanced Computing at the National Labs  

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supercomputing 1000 Independence Ave. SW Washington DC supercomputing 1000 Independence Ave. SW Washington DC 20585 202-586-5000 en Lab Breakthrough: Supercomputing Power to Accelerate Fossil Energy Research http://energy.gov/articles/lab-breakthrough-supercomputing-power-accelerate-fossil-energy-research lab-breakthrough-supercomputing-power-accelerate-fossil-energy-research" class="title-link">Lab Breakthrough: Supercomputing Power to Accelerate Fossil Energy Research

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Adaptive Comfort in Mixed-Mode Buildings: Research Support Facility, National Renewable Energy Lab  

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Support Facility, National Renewable Energy Lab Gail Brager,Facility of the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, CO.for energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. The

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Back to School at the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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Back to School at the National Labs Back to School at the National Labs Back to School at the National Labs August 20, 2013 - 5:19pm Addthis Intern Aleksander Navratil, Carroll College, is setting up to perform viscosity measurements of engine oil formulations for an Argonne National Laboratory program researching oils and additives to improve engine efficiency and reduce emissions. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory. Intern Aleksander Navratil, Carroll College, is setting up to perform viscosity measurements of engine oil formulations for an Argonne National Laboratory program researching oils and additives to improve engine efficiency and reduce emissions. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs

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National Labs Open Doors to Displaced Japanese Researchers | Department of  

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National Labs Open Doors to Displaced Japanese Researchers National Labs Open Doors to Displaced Japanese Researchers National Labs Open Doors to Displaced Japanese Researchers July 5, 2011 - 1:42pm Addthis Maiko Kofu, Atsushi Nagoe and Osamu Yamamuro examine their sample attached to the end of the cryostat stick after running an experiment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Spallation Neutron Source. | Department of Energy Photo | Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Public Domain | Maiko Kofu, Atsushi Nagoe and Osamu Yamamuro examine their sample attached to the end of the cryostat stick after running an experiment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Spallation Neutron Source. | Department of Energy Photo | Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Public Domain | Charles Rousseaux Charles Rousseaux

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Secretary Chu Congratulates the National Renewable Energy Lab on 2011  

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the National Renewable Energy Lab on the National Renewable Energy Lab on 2011 GreenGov Presidential Award Secretary Chu Congratulates the National Renewable Energy Lab on 2011 GreenGov Presidential Award November 1, 2011 - 6:16pm Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today congratulated the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) on winning the 2011 GreenGov Presidential Award for Green Innovation. NREL's Green Data Center was recognized for its innovative design that minimizes its energy footprint and reduces costs, without compromising service quality. Announced this morning by the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), the GreenGov Presidential Awards celebrate extraordinary achievement in the pursuit of President Obama's Executive Order on Federal Leadership

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MINING PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LAB - PA POC  

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SBOT 17-May-11 MINING PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LAB - PA POC Larry Sullivan Telephone (412) 386-6115 Email larry.sullivan@netl.doe.gov Support Activities for Oil and...

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National Labs Open Doors to Displaced Japanese Researchers  

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The Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex (J-PARC) has been shut down due to damage from the devastating Tohoku Earthquake in March. Our national labs are offering a helping hand... and their supercomputers.

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ASC at the Labs | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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at the Labs | National Nuclear Security Administration at the Labs | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog ASC at the Labs Home > About Us > Our Programs > Defense Programs > Future Science & Technology Programs > Office of Advanced Simulation and Computing and Institutional R&D Programs > ASC at the Labs ASC at the Labs

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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24, 2013 24, 2013 By applying pressure to the generator, one is able to generate about six nanoamperes of current and 400 millivolts of potential -- roughly a quarter of the voltage of a AAA battery and enough to flash a number on the small LCD screen. | Photo courtesy of Seung-Wuk Lee's lab at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. R&D 100: Battery Technology Goes Viral Learn how Energy Department researchers are harnessing power from an unlikely source -- viruses. July 24, 2013 If you've ever heard the thunderous sound of a sonic boom, you've experienced the shock waves in the air created by an object traveling faster than the speed of sound. But what happens when an object travels faster than the speed of light? At Jefferson Laboratory, construction is underway to upgrade the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) and the CEABF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS12) at Hall B. During the experiments, the accelerator will shoot electrons at speeds faster than the speed at which light travels in the same medium, creating shock waves that emit a blue light, known as Cherenkov light -- this light is equivalent to the sonic boom. By recording data from Cherenkov light, scientists will be able to map a nucleon's three-dimensional spin.

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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February 8, 2013 February 8, 2013 Report spotlights Sandia's impact on New Mexico Sandia spent roughly $900 million on goods and services in fiscal year 2012 and New Mexico businesses were awarded more than $400 million, or 45 percent, of the total, according to the Labs' latest economic impact report. For more on Sandia's economic impact on the community, visit the Labs' Economic Impact website. by Nancy Salem Sandia spent roughly $900 million on goods and services in fiscal year 2012 and New Mexico businesses were awarded more than $400 million, or 45 percent, of the total, according to the Labs' latest economic impact report. US small businesses received $472.7 million in Sandia contracts, with the New Mexico share totaling $255.9 million, or 64 percent. "I am proud to say that fiscal year 2012 stood out as another consecutive

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Lab Spotlight: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory  

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Designing Biocompatible Microelectronics Pioneering work with polymer-based microfabrication methods at Lawrence Livermore National...

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Supercomputers: Extreme Computing at the National Labs | Department of  

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Supercomputers: Extreme Computing at the National Labs Supercomputers: Extreme Computing at the National Labs Supercomputers: Extreme Computing at the National Labs September 4, 2013 - 1:08pm Addthis Titan 1 of 5 Titan Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Titan has a theoretical peak performance of more than 20 petaflops, or more than 20 quadrillion calculations per second. This will enable researchers across the scientific arena, from materials to climate change to astrophysics, to acquire unparalleled accuracy in their simulations and achieve research breakthroughs more rapidly than ever before. Titan is currently the second fastest supercomputer in the world. Image: Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Sequoia 2 of 5 Sequoia Sequoia is a 20 petaflop, that is 20 quadrillion floating point operations per second, IBM BlueGene/Q system at Lawrence Livermore National

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Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs | Department of  

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Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs January 17, 2012 - 10:45am Addthis Vince Battaglia leads a behind-the-scenes tour of Berkeley Lab's Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies Program where researchers aim to improve batteries upon which the range, efficiency, and power of tomorrow's electric cars will depend. Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? Berkeley's Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies Program is developing lithium-ion technology to power a vehicle for 300 miles. Lithium-sulfur and lithium-air are "unknown known" technologies for the future of electric vehicle batteries.

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Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs | Department of  

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Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs January 17, 2012 - 10:45am Addthis Vince Battaglia leads a behind-the-scenes tour of Berkeley Lab's Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies Program where researchers aim to improve batteries upon which the range, efficiency, and power of tomorrow's electric cars will depend. Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? Berkeley's Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies Program is developing lithium-ion technology to power a vehicle for 300 miles. Lithium-sulfur and lithium-air are "unknown known" technologies for the future of electric vehicle batteries.

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Eight National Labs Offer Streamlined Partnership Agreements to Help  

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Eight National Labs Offer Streamlined Partnership Agreements to Eight National Labs Offer Streamlined Partnership Agreements to Help Industry Bring New Technologies to Market Eight National Labs Offer Streamlined Partnership Agreements to Help Industry Bring New Technologies to Market February 23, 2012 - 12:38pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that eight of the Department's national laboratories will participate in a pilot initiative to make it easier for private companies to utilize the laboratories' research capabilities. The program will harness America's unique advantages in innovation to create jobs and accelerate the development of new clean energy technologies. "The Agreements for Commercializing Technology will cut red tape for businesses and startups interested in working with our nation's crown

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National Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array |  

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National Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array National Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array National Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array November 21, 2011 - 12:16pm Addthis An aerial view of the 32-megawatt photovoltaic array of the Long Island Solar Farm, which will produce enough energy to power up to 4,500 local homes. The central Brookhaven National Laboratory campus is seen at left. An aerial view of the 32-megawatt photovoltaic array of the Long Island Solar Farm, which will produce enough energy to power up to 4,500 local homes. The central Brookhaven National Laboratory campus is seen at left. Liisa O'Neill Liisa O'Neill Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? The 32-megawatt Long Island Solar Farm Project will produce enough

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Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs | Department  

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Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs November 4, 2013 - 4:00pm Addthis Research Support Facility 1 of 3 Research Support Facility At the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Research Support Facility (RSF) houses about 1,300 federal employees and is one of the largest net-zero office buildings in the world -- meaning it produces as much energy as it consumes. Energy efficiency features at the RSF include daylighting, low-emissivity windows, building orientation, and super insulation. Image: Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Date taken: 2010-08-17 12:00 Illinois Accelerator Research Center 2 of 3 Illinois Accelerator Research Center The 83,000 square-foot Illinois Accelerator Research Center, a new building

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Energy Efficiency at the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Addthis Research Support Facility 1 of 3 Research Support Facility At the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Research Support Facility (RSF) houses about 1,300 federal employees and is one of the largest net-zero office buildings in the world -- meaning it produces as much energy as it consumes. Energy efficiency features at the RSF include daylighting, low-emissivity windows, building orientation, and super insulation. Image: Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Date taken: 2010-08-17 12:00 Illinois Accelerator Research Center 2 of 3 Illinois Accelerator Research Center The 83,000 square-foot Illinois Accelerator Research Center, a new building at Fermilab, is aiming for a LEED Gold rating from the US Green Building

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Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs | Department  

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Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs November 4, 2013 - 4:00pm Addthis Research Support Facility 1 of 3 Research Support Facility At the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Research Support Facility (RSF) houses about 1,300 federal employees and is one of the largest net-zero office buildings in the world -- meaning it produces as much energy as it consumes. Energy efficiency features at the RSF include daylighting, low-emissivity windows, building orientation, and super insulation. Image: Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Date taken: 2010-08-17 12:00 Illinois Accelerator Research Center 2 of 3 Illinois Accelerator Research Center The 83,000 square-foot Illinois Accelerator Research Center, a new building

292

Princeton Plasma Physics Lab - National Ignition Facility  

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national-ignition-facility National Ignition Facility en Summary of Assessment of Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy http:www.pppl.govnode1361

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Brookhaven National Lab Economic Impact Report  

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New York State economy Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Future of New York State's Economy Brookhaven National Laboratory's impact on New York State's (and Long Island's)...

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National Labs Leading Charge on Building Better Batteries | Department of  

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Labs Leading Charge on Building Better Batteries Labs Leading Charge on Building Better Batteries National Labs Leading Charge on Building Better Batteries September 26, 2011 - 12:36pm Addthis Berkeley Lab researchers have designed a new anode -- a key component of lithium ion batteries -- made from a "tailored polymer" (pictured above at right in purple). It has a greater capacity to store energy since it can conduct electricity itself rather than using a polymer binder (such as PVDF, pictured above at left in brown) in the traditional method. Berkeley Lab researchers have designed a new anode -- a key component of lithium ion batteries -- made from a "tailored polymer" (pictured above at right in purple). It has a greater capacity to store energy since it can conduct electricity itself rather than using a polymer binder (such as

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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Aug. 24, 2012 Aug. 24, 2012 Failure the only option at the Mechanics Lab BREAK TIME - Helena Jin and Kevin Nelson (both 8526) inspect the test setup for upcoming experiments to determine the breaking strength of weapon case lugs. (Photo by Dino Vournas) View large image. by Patti Koning For most people, breaking something is unplanned and unwelcome. But for Bonnie Antoun (8256) and the rest of the Micromechanics & Materials Mechanics Experimental Facilities staff, also known as the Mechanics Lab, it's all in a day's work. Bonnie and the rest of the staff - Wei-Yang Lu, Bo Song, Helena Jin, Kevin Connelly, Andy Kung, and Kevin Nelson (8256) - will stretch, squeeze, torque, heat, cool, and pound any material to failure. Material systems of interest include metals, ceramics, structural foams, polymers,

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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Facebook Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr RSS Top Archive Annual Report Environmental Reports Fact Sheets Labs Accomplishments Lab News Archive Partnerships Annual Report Research Magazine Search Sandia Publications News December 13, 2013 Realizing tunable conductivity in 'tinker toy' materials Mark Allendorf (8600), left, Alec Talin and Francois Leonard (both 8656) measure the conductivity of a MOF device, shown on the monitor (upper left). The team has developed a technique that increases the electrical conductivity of one MOF by more than six orders of magnitude. (Photo by Dino Vournas) by Mike Janes Sandia researchers have devised a novel way to realize electrical conductivity in metal-organic framework (MOF) materials, a development that could have profound implications for the future of electronics, sensors,

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Lab Status via Twitter | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Lab Status via Twitter Lab Status via Twitter Employees can be notified of changes to the laboratory's operations - for example, a delayed opening due to a heavy overnight snowfall - via the "Argonnestatus" account on Twitter. The account can be set to automatically send text messages to most mobile phones and PDAs. In addition to a short description of any changes in laboratory operations, messages may contain links to additional, detailed information. Only messages about changes in laboratory business hours will be sent. Most mobile communication devices can receive Twitter updates; instructions for receiving Argonne Status updates by phone are below. Any applicable text messaging charges from your provider are your responsibility. The Twitter Web site has basic information about the free online service.

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NNSA labs, sites receive DOE Sustainability Awards | National Nuclear  

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labs, sites receive DOE Sustainability Awards | National Nuclear labs, sites receive DOE Sustainability Awards | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > NNSA labs, sites receive DOE Sustainability Awards NNSA labs, sites receive DOE Sustainability Awards Posted By Office of Public Affairs In keeping with NNSA's commitment to improving the way it does business,

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Supercomputing and Advanced Computing at the National Labs | Department of  

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Energy.gov » Supercomputing and Advanced Computing at the National Energy.gov » Supercomputing and Advanced Computing at the National Labs Supercomputing and Advanced Computing at the National Labs RSS September 30, 2013 Lab Breakthrough: Supercomputing Power to Accelerate Fossil Energy Research Learn how a new supercomputer at the National Energy Technology Laboratory will accelerate research into the next generation of fossil fuel systems. September 26, 2013 Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need to Know About Supercomputers In our newest infographic, we explain some of the complex terms associated with the speed, storage and processing on supercomputers; the game changing work being done with them; and the top 8 supercomputers that call the

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Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Lab to Dramatically  

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Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Lab to Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Lab to Dramatically Increase Use of Clean, Renewable Energy Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Lab to Dramatically Increase Use of Clean, Renewable Energy October 30, 2007 - 4:21pm Addthis New "Green Building," Biomass and Solar Facilities to Transform how NREL Uses Power GOLDEN, CO- U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W. Bodman today participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for a highly efficient and "green" Research Support Facility, and announced two major renewable power projects at the Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). These projects further President Bush's to increase the use of clean, renewable energy and maximize energy efficiency across the federal

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National Lab Celebrates a Century of Science | Department of Energy  

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National Lab Celebrates a Century of Science National Lab Celebrates a Century of Science National Lab Celebrates a Century of Science October 13, 2010 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - On the occasion of its 100th anniversary, the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) today launched its Regional University Alliance (NETL-RUA) and dedicated the Energy Challenge, an interactive energy exhibit for kids, with an event at the Carnegie Science Center. Energy Challenge is an interactive kiosk that quizzes players on sources of energy, the science behind energy, and ways to use it wisely in daily life. The exhibit will be located on the fourth floor of the Carnegie Science Center and will be included in general admission. NETL-RUA combines the best qualities of two fascinating worlds: NETL's

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LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Oct. 31, 2013-Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist  

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Matter, antimatter and surviving the big Matter, antimatter and surviving the big bang is topic of Lab's next Frontiers in Science lecture October 31, 2013 Talk begins at 7 p.m. and open to public LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Oct. 31, 2013-Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist Vincenzo Cirigliano asks the question, How did we survive the big bang? in a series of Frontiers in Science lectures beginning Monday, Nov. 4, in the Duane Smith Auditorium at Los Alamos High School. "Particles and antiparticles were produced in equal numbers in the aftermath of the big bang," according to Cirigliano. "As the primordial soup cooled, they should have completely destroyed each other, leaving behind a universe with no matter. Instead, an - 2 - imbalance of matter over antimatter developed, eventually leading to galaxies and stars

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NETL: News Release - DOE Selects Eight National Lab Projects as Research to  

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February 18, 2000 February 18, 2000 DOE Selects Eight National Lab Projects as Research to Capture, Store Greenhouse Gases Expands The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will tap the talents of eight of its national laboratories as it expands its research into future ways to capture and store greenhouse gases. MORE INFO Carbon Sequestration Program. In the first of two major project selections the department expects to make this year in its carbon sequestration program, DOE said it will provide $7.7 million to the laboratories over the next three years to study innovations ranging from carbon dioxide filtering membranes to the development of "biofilms" made up of carbon-converting microorganisms. In seven of the eight projects, lab researchers will team with scientists

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National Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array |  

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Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array National Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array November 21, 2011 - 12:16pm Addthis An aerial view of the 32-megawatt photovoltaic array of the Long Island Solar Farm, which will produce enough energy to power up to 4,500 local homes. The central Brookhaven National Laboratory campus is seen at left. An aerial view of the 32-megawatt photovoltaic array of the Long Island Solar Farm, which will produce enough energy to power up to 4,500 local homes. The central Brookhaven National Laboratory campus is seen at left. Liisa O'Neill Liisa O'Neill Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? The 32-megawatt Long Island Solar Farm Project will produce enough

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Partnering with National Labs Brings Cutting Edge Technology to Market |  

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Partnering with National Labs Brings Cutting Edge Technology to Partnering with National Labs Brings Cutting Edge Technology to Market Partnering with National Labs Brings Cutting Edge Technology to Market October 13, 2011 - 4:11pm Addthis The inside of the specimen/vacuum chamber of NREL's FEI Nova 200 dual beam electron microscope used to analyze the topography of materials such as Innovalight's Silicon Ink. The instrument is used to produce site-specific sections for high spatial microstructural analysis. The inside of the specimen/vacuum chamber of NREL's FEI Nova 200 dual beam electron microscope used to analyze the topography of materials such as Innovalight's Silicon Ink. The instrument is used to produce site-specific sections for high spatial microstructural analysis. Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley Lab | Open Energy  

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National Laboratory Berkeley Lab National Laboratory Berkeley Lab Jump to: navigation, search Name Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) Place Berkeley, California Zip 94720 Product String representation "Conducts unclas ... for discovery." is too long. Coordinates 38.748315°, -90.334929° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":38.748315,"lon":-90.334929,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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National Lab Technology Transfer Making a Difference | Department of Energy  

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National Lab Technology Transfer Making a Difference National Lab Technology Transfer Making a Difference National Lab Technology Transfer Making a Difference August 28, 2013 - 11:10am Addthis Incorporation of a new CO2 sorbent into commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems will save energy and reduce operating costs. HVAC is one of the largest consumers of electric power in the United States, responsible for more than half of the load on the electric grid in many major cities. NETL work has led to a patented CO2 sorbent that has now been licensed commercially. Incorporation of a new CO2 sorbent into commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems will save energy and reduce operating costs. HVAC is one of the largest consumers of electric power in the United

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ASP Historic Site 2011 | Brookhaven National Lab  

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BNL Home APS Historic Site 2011 The American Physical Society (APS) will commemorate Brookhaven National Laboratory as a historic site in the advancement of the field of physics....

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Industrial Business Development - Los Alamos National Lab ...  

Los Alamos National Laboratory, an af?rmative action/ equal opportunity employer, is operated by the University of California for the U.S. Department of Energy under

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Los National Alamos Lab: Connections Newsletter  

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accreditation for its entire district. Read more Santa Fe Community College Offers New Welding Program Due to increased national and local demand (including LANL and Caterpillar...

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: News: Featured Projects  

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Projects The Physical, Chemical, and Nano Sciences Center provides science-based solutions for the mission needs of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), as well as...

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Monitoring Environmental Cleanup at Brookhaven National Lab  

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Compensation, and Liability Act environmental cleanup activities at Brookhaven National Laboratory comply with the Record of Decision (ROD) for each project. (A ROD...

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National Ignition Facility | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab  

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Join Our Mailing List A Collaborative National Center for Fusion & Plasma Research Search form Search Search Home About Overview Learn More Visiting PPPL History...

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NATIONAL IGNITION FACILITY | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab  

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Join Our Mailing List A Collaborative National Center for Fusion & Plasma Research Search form Search Search Home About Overview Learn More Visiting PPPL History...

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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service approach he instilled in his staff, elicited praise from all levels of management at Sandia and from his peers across the nation's nuclear weapons enterprise....

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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June 1, 2012 June 1, 2012 Small worlds come into focus with new Sandia instrument PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS Paul Kotula, left, and Ping Lu (both 1822) show off Sandia's new aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscope, which has a unique combination of X-ray detectors and very high resolution and is capable of doing analyses in far less time than the Labs' older analytic microscope. (Photo by Randy Montoya) View large image. by Sue Major Holmes Paul Kotula recently told a colleague at another laboratory that Sandia's new aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscope (AC-STEM) was like a Lamborghini with James Bond features. The $3.2 million FEI Titan G2 8200 Sandia accepted in February is 50 to 100 times better than what went before in terms of resolution and the time it

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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June 15, 2012 June 15, 2012 Follow the sun: Sandia solar-tracking technology fuels global business WEATHERWISE - Tim Leonard, right, owner of Precision Solar Technologies Corp., and the company's project engineer, Tony Louderbough, do final adjustments on the instrumentation of a trailer-mounted solar weather station, called the Prospector Mule, at Sandia Labs. Precision Solar uses a tracking technology developed at Sandia. (Photo by Randy Montoya) View large image. by Nancy Salem In the 1980s Tim Leonard was busy programming computers at Sandia, unaware that just down the hall work was going on that would change his life. Tim was in the wind energy group, steps away from the people in solar energy. One of them was Alex Maish, starting his pet project, a low-cost, high-precision tracking technology to continuously move solar panels into

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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October 4, 2013 October 4, 2013 Stronglinks: Mechanisms that help ensure nuclear weapons remain safe INSPECTION - Ray Ely, left, and Dennis Kuchar (both 2613) inspect launch accelerometer hardware before assembling units for critical flight tests. Their work is part of Sandia's long-time effort on stronglinks. (Photo by Randy Montoya) by Sue Major Holmes Three engineers lean over a workbench in a lab for Sandia's Integrated Surety Mechanisms, adjusting levers on a scale model as they check a design. In this case, the plastic model is several times larger than the real thing - tiny weapon parts that are hand-assembled, sometimes using a microscope and tweezers. NNSA's Kansas City Plant has built its 1,000th stronglink for the W76-1's arming, fuzing, and firing (AF&F) system. A stronglink mechanism

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August 23, 2013 August 23, 2013 New initiative will bolster infrastructure for hydrogen vehicles by MIke Janes The broad public and government interest in renewable energy and the hope for a zero-emission transportation future seem to be at an all-time high. So what is the remaining hurdle to overcome before we see widespread adoption of clean, hydrogen-powered vehicles on the road? In a word: infrastructure. For hydrogen-based vehicles, very little infrastructure currently exists. But that could change soon, and Sandia's Center for Infrastructure Research and Innovation (CIRI) on the Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC) hopes to contribute in a big way. Daniel Dedrick (8367), the Labs' hydrogen program manager, calls CIRI a "collaboration facility" modeled on the success of the Combustion

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May 17, 2013 May 17, 2013 Sandia Wounded Warriors discover they were united in battle years ago BROTHERS IN ARMS - Jason Shelton (2998), left, and John Bailon (5627) reminisce while walking in terrain at Sandia Labs that reminds them of Iraq. They both fought for the US military in Operation Iraqi Freedom. (Photo by Randy Montoya) by Nancy Salem Jason Shelton and John Bailon left a recent Sandia Military Support Committee meeting side by side, sharing stories of combat in Iraq. John (5627) talked about a day in the summer of 2005 when his Marine unit was called to help a small Joint Special Operations team holed up and taking mortar and gunfire in a house next to a school booby-trapped with explosives. The hair stood up on Jason's neck. "It sounded really familiar," Jason (2998) says. "I asked if the

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: IBA Table  

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Home Home About Us Departments Radiation, Nano Materials, & Interface Sciences > Radiation & Solid Interactions > Nanomaterials Sciences > Surface & Interface Sciences Semiconductor & Optical Sciences Energy Sciences Small Science Cluster Business Office News Partnering Research Ion Beam Analysis (IBA) Periodic Table (HTML) IBA Table (HTML) | IBA Table (135KB GIF) | IBA Table (1.2MB PDF) | IBA Table (33MB TIF) | Heavy Ion Backscattering Spectrometry (HIBS) | Virtual Lab Tour (6MB) The purpose of this table is to quickly give the visitor to this site information on the sensitivity, depth of analysis and depth resolution of most of the modern ion beam analysis techniques in a single easy to use format: a periodic table. Note that you can click on each panel of this

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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June 29, 2012 June 29, 2012 Sandia wins four R&D 100 Awards by Neal Singer Winners include Sandia Cooler, neutristor, solar glitter,and digital microfluidics hub Sandia researchers - competing in an international pool of universities, corporations and government labs - captured four prestigious R&D 100 Awards in this year's contest. R&D Magazine presents the awards each year to researchers who its editors and independent judging panels determine havedeveloped the year's 100 most outstanding advances in applied technologies. An awards banquet will be held Nov. 1 in Orlando, Fla. The awards, with their focus on practical impact rather than pure research, reward entrants on their products' design, development, testing,and production. The Chicago Tribune once described the contest as "the Oscars

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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August 9, 2013 August 9, 2013 Researching new detectors for chemical, biological threats Ron Manginell and colleagues are developing new miniature pulsed-discharge ionization detectors - mini-PDIDs - like those Ron is holding here. The tiny devices have broadened the scope of chemical targets for Sandia's microanalytical detection technology to toxic industrial chemicals, biological volatiles, greenhouse gases, and more. (Photo by Randy Montoya) by Sue Major Holmes Sandia scientists are thinking small, building on decades of sensor work to invent tiny detectors that can sniff out everything from explosives and biotoxins to smuggled humans. The military needs to find low concentrations of chemicals, such as those used in roadside bombs or chemical warfare agents, before they hurt anyone,

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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November 29, 2013 November 29, 2013 Smaller asteroids, bigger problems The asteroid that fell to earth near Chelyabinsk, Russia, gave scientists new insights into the risks of smaller asteroid impacts. (Simulation by Mark Boslough; rendering by Brad Carvey) by Jim Danneskiold and Stephanie Holinka Once in a lifetime, a physicist may get a chance to test his theories and simulations in a real-life event that changes the course of his scientific life. But rarely does that opportunity literally fall from the sky. That's the impact of the Feb. 15 asteroid that burst over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk on Sandia physicist Mark Boslough (1442), subject of a TV documentary that aired this month and co-author of a recent cover story in Nature about the asteroid fireball that injured about 1,500 people and

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL):Livermore Lab Report  

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Livermore Lab Report News Center Around the Lab Contacts For Reporters Livermore Lab Report News Archive News Releases Social Media & Multi Media Livermore Lab Report A weekly...

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Special Feature: National Security & Public Safety at the National Labs |  

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Special Feature: National Security & Public Safety at the National Special Feature: National Security & Public Safety at the National Labs Special Feature: National Security & Public Safety at the National Labs December 4, 2013 - 4:10pm Addthis In the photo above, a robot investigates a bomb threat at an arcade during the 2013 Robot Rodeo at Sandia Labs. The operators are not allowed to turn on the lights or turn off the machines, complicating the operation. | Photo by Randy Montoya, Sandia National Laboratories. In the photo above, a robot investigates a bomb threat at an arcade during the 2013 Robot Rodeo at Sandia Labs. The operators are not allowed to turn on the lights or turn off the machines, complicating the operation. | Photo by Randy Montoya, Sandia National Laboratories. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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was the standard from a wiring closet to a desktop, remote areas such as the National Solar Thermal Test Facility have high-speed communications for the first time. The only...

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - Berkeley Lab Director...  

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to give a science talk as part of the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. In preparing for the talk, I took the opportunity to...

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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March 22, 2013 March 22, 2013 'Taking it to the next level' for biodefense SPIN DOCTORS - From left,Sandia's Matt Piccini (8621), Chung-Yan Koh (8621), and Anup Singh (8620) lead the SpinDx team. The hope is that a new NIH-funded project that takes advantage of SpinDx technology will take the device to a new level and result in a point-of-care instrument that can detect a suite of biothreat agents. (Photo by Jeff McMillan) by Mike Janes Latest NIH award aims for instrument capable of detecting botulinum, ricin, anthrax, other agents of concern First, in the early 1990s, came MicroChemLab. Then, in the early-to-mid 2000s, the "saliva device" and a follow-up technology, RapiDx. Those microfluidics-based platforms eventually led to SpinDx, unveiled earlier this summer as the latest in a line of medical diagnostic tools developed

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

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

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Two Argonne scientists named 2012 AAAS fellows | Argonne National...  

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fluid dynamics and fluid flow simulations on extreme-scale computers. Two Argonne scientists named 2012 AAAS fellows By Jared Sagoff * December 5, 2012 Tweet...

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: Departments: Nanomaterials Sciences  

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Carlos Gutierrez Carlos Gutierrez Carlos Gutierrez Acting Manager Resources Department Outlook Calendar (PCs only) Link for others: Outlook Public Folders/ All Public Folders/ VP-01000/ Centers/ 01100/ 01112/ 01112 Calendar" 01112 Sharepoint Diamond Coatings Socorro DFT Code Departments Nanomaterials Sciences The Nanomaterials Sciences Department develops innovative science to enable integrated self-powered sensors and actuators for national security needs and provides a basis for a secure national energy future. In order to accomplish this vision, the department performs fundamental research in the areas of sensors and actuators, energy storage and delivery, energy conversion and harvesting, device integration and energy transport, solid state lighting, and the role of defects in all of these broad category

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Scientists meet to chart roadmap to fusion | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab  

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Scientists meet to chart roadmap to fusion Scientists meet to chart roadmap to fusion By John Greenwald October 12, 2012 Tweet Widget Facebook Like Google Plus One The crucial next steps on the roadmap to developing fusion energy will be the focus of more than 70 top fusion scientists and engineers from around the world who will gather at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) this month. The Oct. 15-18 session will kick off a series of annual workshops under the auspices of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that will address key scientific and technological challenges facing countries developing fusion as a source of clean and abundant energy for producing electricity. "There's nothing like face-to-face talk and presentations to help people resolve common challenges," said Hutch Neilson, who directs advanced

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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September 18, 2012 September 18, 2012 Supercomputers like this petascale computer, Jaguar, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are helping researchers build and experiment with next-generation nuclear reactors. Jaguar powers the virtual reactor at the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors (CASL). | Photo courtesy of Oak Ridge National Lab. #LabChat: Supercomputing Our Way to the Future, Sept. 19 at 1:30 pm EDT Ask your questions about high-performance modeling software, uses of advanced computing in industry, or the insanely fast hardware that runs it all. September 17, 2012 Winners of the 2011 Regional Science Bowl competition (hosted in partnership with the University of Texas - Pan American) pose at the national competition in Washington, DC. | Courtesy of the University of Texas - Pan American HESTEC Program.

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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January 25, 2013 January 25, 2013 Zombie' cells may outperform live ones as catalysts and conductors Zombie cell, first stage - Only moderately heated, the cell is now pure silica, and needed to be coated in gold for a scanning electron microscope to image it. (Image courtesy of Bryan Kaehr) by Neal Singer Sandia researchers have created "zombie" mammalian cells that may function better after they die. The simple technique uses a silica solution to coat a cell's insides to form a near-perfect replica of its internal structure. The process opens the door to simplifying a wide variety of commercial fabrication processes from the nano- to macroscale. The work, reported in a fall issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), uses the nanoscopic organelles and other tiny

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10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Adam Weber of Lawrence Berkeley National  

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10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Adam Weber of Lawrence Berkeley 10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Adam Weber of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Adam Weber of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory January 15, 2014 - 10:25am Addthis Dr. Adam Weber oversees the work of intern Sara Kelly at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California. Dr. Weber was recently named one of the winners of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. | Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Dr. Adam Weber oversees the work of intern Sara Kelly at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California. Dr. Weber was recently named one of the winners of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. | Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, Lawrence Berkeley National

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10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Adam Weber of Lawrence Berkeley National  

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10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Adam Weber of Lawrence Berkeley 10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Adam Weber of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Adam Weber of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory January 15, 2014 - 10:25am Addthis Dr. Adam Weber oversees the work of intern Sara Kelly at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California. Dr. Weber was recently named one of the winners of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. | Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Dr. Adam Weber oversees the work of intern Sara Kelly at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California. Dr. Weber was recently named one of the winners of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. | Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, Lawrence Berkeley National

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BERKELEY LAB  

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Bringing Science Solutions to the World Bringing Science Solutions to the World lbl.gov Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's science is a global enterprise. From the Lab's site in the hills overlooking the University of California Berkeley campus, to locations across the continent and around the world, Berkeley Lab scientists are working at the frontiers of knowledge to better understand our universe and to address the challenges facing our nation and our planet. Understanding the Effects of the Gulf Oil Spill In the aftermath of the explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, a dispersed oil plume was formed at a depth between 3,600 and 4,000 feet, extending some 10 miles out from the wellhead. An intensive study by Berkeley Lab scientists, using a DNA-analytical tool they developed

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NNSA National Labs, Y-12 Earn 11 R&D 100 Awards | National Nuclear Security  

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Labs, Y-12 Earn 11 R&D 100 Awards | National Nuclear Security Labs, Y-12 Earn 11 R&D 100 Awards | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > Media Room > Press Releases > NNSA National Labs, Y-12 Earn 11 R&D ... Press Release NNSA National Labs, Y-12 Earn 11 R&D 100 Awards Jul 9, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. - Four National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - SLAC Scientists Make Detailed...  

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Make Detailed Map of Current Between Insulators By Glennda Chui September 12, 2013 When scientists found electrical current flowing where it shouldn't be - at the place where two...

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - In TEDx Talk, SLAC Scientist...  

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In TEDx Talk, SLAC Scientist Shares Idea Worth Spreading By Lori Ann White July 14, 2011 In a home-grown version of a TED talk - famous for presenting "Ideas Worth Spreading" in...

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Secretary Chu visits Sandia National Labs | National Nuclear...  

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Mayor Richard Berry on a tour of Sandia National Laboratories' National Solar Thermal Test Facility, which is working to advance industry collaboration on clean energy...

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and Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry on a tour of Sandia National Laboratories' National Solar Thermal Test Facility, which is working to advance industry collaboration on clean...

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NETL: News Release - National Labs to Strengthen Natural Gas Pipeline's  

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National Labs to Strengthen Natural Gas Pipelines' Integrity, Reliability National Labs to Strengthen Natural Gas Pipelines' Integrity, Reliability DOE Receives 24 Proposals, Valued at Half Billion Dollars, For Technologies to Improve Power Plants, Cut Emissions MORGANTOWN, WV - To identify and develop advanced technology for the nation's natural gas pipelines, the Energy Department is calling upon the national labs to assist private industry in developing innovative technologies that establish a framework for future natural gas transmission and distribution systems. The laboratories will help 11 government-industry cost-shared projects, many of which center around detection devices designed to prevent pipeline damage, DOE selected earlier this year (see May 31, 2001, announcement). DOE estimates that natural gas consumption will increase by 60 percent by 2020, placing an unaccustomed demand on the U.S.'s aging natural gas infrastructure. The already-selected 11 projects address that need by demonstrating robotics and other sophisticated ways of bolstering strength, and, therefore, the integrity and reliability of the pipelines the crisscross the country.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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19, 2011 19, 2011 At NREL's High-Intensity Pulse Solar Simulator, NREL's Keith Emery removes an array of multijunction solar cells produced by PV Incubator partner Solar Junction. The NREL instrument can produce the intensity of up to 90 suns. | Photo credit: Dennis Schroeder Advancing Solar Through Photovoltaic Technology Innovations A piece on a PV Technology Incubator program from the March 22 issue of the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) News. April 18, 2011 One "Cool Tool" That's Helping Repair Your DNA Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source produces x-ray light that shines a billion times bright than the sun - a tool that is giving insight insight into how cells perform the essential function of repairing damaged DNA. April 15, 2011 Blood flow visualization | Photo Courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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April 28, 2011 April 28, 2011 Chemical Theorist Greg Schenter | Photo Courtesy of PNNL 10 Questions for a Chemical Theorist: Greg Schenter Dr. Schenter works on the mathematics and physics of how molecules interact and develops mathematical models to simulate how molecules move and band together to form new materials -- projects leading to better ways to store energy. April 26, 2011 A diagram of the RHIC complex at Brookhaven National Lab | Photo Courtesy of Brookhaven National Lab's Flickr Antimatter Experiment Aboard Friday's Space Shuttle Launch The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment will sweep the skies for signs of antimatter and the even more exotic dark matter. April 25, 2011 President Obama Talks Clean Energy At Facebook Town Hall Check out this video for President Obama's comments on why investments in

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ESnet Update Steve Cotter, Dept Head Lawrence Berkeley National Lab  

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Update Update Steve Cotter, Dept Head Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Winter 2011 Joint Techs Clemson, SC Feb 2, 2011 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory U.S. Department of Energy | Office of Science @ESnet: It's all about the Science * More bandwidth to DOE facilities and Labs at lower costs * Richer network services in support of distributed science - Develop 'network aware' integrated services that deliver 'end-to-end' high- performance data transfer, HPC/cloud computing, and science collaborative services * Carrier-class network operations providing high network availability to all DOE facilities - Seamless network interoperability across multiple network domains * Develop and deploy energy-aware and efficient networking infrastructure * Provide a networking research testbed for DOE community

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The National Labs on Facebook | Department of Energy  

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Facebook Facebook The National Labs on Facebook The Z machine is located in Albuquerque, N.M., and is part of the Pulsed Power Program, which started at Sandia National Laboratories in the 1960s. Pulsed power is a technology that concentrates electrical energy and turns it into short pulses of enormous power, which are then used to generate X-rays and gamma rays. | Photo courtesy of Sandia National Laboratory. The Z machine is located in Albuquerque, N.M., and is part of the Pulsed Power Program, which started at Sandia National Laboratories in the 1960s. Pulsed power is a technology that concentrates electrical energy and turns it into short pulses of enormous power, which are then used to generate X-rays and gamma rays. | Photo courtesy of Sandia National Laboratory.

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Argonne National Laboratory Scientists Invent Breakthrough Technique in Nanotechnology  

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For many years, scientists have searched for ways to assemble nanoparticles (millions of times smaller than the tip of a pencil) into larger structures of any shape and design. Argonne's team created an assembled, continuous filament of carbon and gold nanoparticles that followed the path of the laser as if it was a magic wand.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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October 22, 2012 October 22, 2012 Energy Datapalooza: Unleashing the Power of Open Data to Advance our Energy Future Today more than 150 of America's entrepreneurs, software developers, energy experts, and policy makers are coming together for an Energy Datapalooza. October 19, 2012 This acoustic levitator was originally developed to help NASA simulate microgravity conditions, but now, scientists are using this piece of equipment to study pharmaceutical solutions at the molecular level. At Argonne National Laboratory, droplets are suspended in air between two sets of speakers, which generate sound waves at frequencies slightly above the audible range -- about 22 kilohertz. Learn more about how acoustic levitation is performed and how it helps scientists study pharmaceuticals here. | Photo by Dan Harris, Argonne National Laboratory.

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Summer Internships MBA - Los Alamos National Lab: National ...  

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Biomoda Allowed Patent in Canada (Biomoda Inc.) Sounds better than light (R&D Mag.) Los Alamos National Laboratory seeks funding ideas (NM Business Weekly)

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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30, 2013 30, 2013 Day 7 Construction Solar Decathlon 2013: Let the Building Begin Last week, teams began reassembling their houses on the Solar Decathlon competition site. See photo updates from the first week of construction. September 27, 2013 This aerial photo shows open water and floating ice on ponds, lakes and river channels in the Sagavanirktok River Delta in Alaska's North Slope. PNNL scientists employed satellite technology to understand the impacts of oil development activities on the environment. Using satellite radar to "see" through the ice, scientists detected critical fish overwintering habitats by identifying where ice was grounded and where it was floating. Utilizing this information on critical habitats, fishery managers can suggest locations for energy development activities that increase the sustainability of fishery resources and minimize environmental impacts. Research was funded by the U.S. Department of the Interior. | Photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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5, 2011 5, 2011 The Truth about Clean Energy Jobs Director of Public Affairs Dan Leistikow details how the Loan Program will support 60K American jobs and save 300 million gallons of gasoline a year. September 14, 2011 Rich Earley, CEO of Clean Urban Energy presents at Clean Energy Trust's Clean Energy Challenge in March 2011 | Courtesy of Clean Energy Trust Innovation Ecosystems Spur Rapid Growth for Startups, Entrepreneurs To accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship across the nation and move cutting-edge clean energy technologies from the lab to the marketplace, a year ago the Energy Department launched the Innovation Ecosystem Initiative. 

 September 12, 2011 A view of a cryogenically cooled National Ignition Facility (NIF) target as "seen" by the laser through the hohlraum's laser entrance hole. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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Los Alamos National Lab awards $753 million in contracts  

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LANL awards $753 million in contracts LANL awards $753 million in contracts Los Alamos National Lab awards $753 million in contracts These subcontract awards for products and professional services demonstrate the Laboratory's continued investment in New Mexico small businesses. April 16, 2009 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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June 20, 2013 June 20, 2013 The Energy Systems Integration Facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL. SLIDESHOW: Tour the National Renewable Energy Lab's Latest Research Center Browse through our slideshow featuring unique elements of a new research center focused on boosting clean energy technologies. June 19, 2013 Applications powered by open energy data were on display at the Energy Datapalooza in June 2012. | Photo by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Submit Your Ideas for the NY Energy Data Jam The Energy Data Jam travels to New York City next week, and we want to hear your ideas for the next breakthrough technology built on open energy data. June 14, 2013 Earlier this week, the Energy Department hosted the second annual National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. From Northwestern University, SiNode Systems took home the top honors | Photo courtesy of Ken Shipp, Department of Energy.

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SBOT PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LAB - PA POC Larry Sullivan  

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PENNSYLVANIA PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LAB - PA POC Larry Sullivan Telephone (412) 386-6115 Email larry.sullivan@netl.doe.gov ADMINISTATIVE / WASTE / REMEDIATION Facilities Support Services 561210 Employment Placement Agencies 561311 Temporary Help Services 561320 Professional Employer Organizations 561330 Document Preparation Services 561410 Security Guards and Patrol Services 561612 Security Systems Services (except Locksmiths) 561621 Janitorial Services 561720 Landscaping Services 561730 Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal 562211 Remediation Services 562910 Materials Recovery Facilities 562920 All Other Miscellaneous Waste Management Services 562998 CONSTRUCTION Industrial Building Construction 236210 Commercial and Institutional Building Construction 236220 Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction

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ASC at the Labs | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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& Technology Programs > Office of Advanced Simulation and Computing and Institutional R&D Programs > ASC at the Labs ASC at the Labs The problems that ASC solves for...

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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25, 2013 25, 2013 In celebration of Women's History Month, the Department of Energy is honoring some of the nation's best and brightest women in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) community. In this 1949 photo, U.S. Geological Survey mineralogist Elaine Zworykin is shown with an electron microscope, a piece of technology developed by her father, Vladimir Zworykin. Elaine had been assigned to RCA laboratories to teach researchers how to use the microscope. | Photo courtesy of Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s. Photo of the Week: Women in STEM -- Elaine Zworykin Check out our favorite energy-related photos! March 20, 2013 Sandia chemical engineer Nancy Jackson has worked in laboratories around the world to help ensure that chemicals are used safely and kept secure. The American Association for the Advancement of Science honored her with the 2013 Science Diplomacy Award. | Photo by Randy Montoya, Sandia National Lab.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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17, 2011 17, 2011 An illustration of the 2011 Chevy Volt, whose lithium-ion battery is based on technology developed at Argonne National Laboratory. | Image courtesy of General Motors. From the Lab to the Showroom: How the Electric Car Came to Life In the U.S., businesses tend to invest in research that will pay off in the short term. National laboratories are filling a gap by conducting the essential research that will change the game 10 to 20 years down the road. Learn more about how years of conducting advanced research in both the private and public sectors led to battery technology that made electric cars possible. October 17, 2011 Steps to Commercialization: Nickel Metal Hydride Batteries The Energy Department funds cutting-edge research on a broad range of

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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22, 2010 22, 2010 Chu in China: The Shared Necessity of Innovation Secretary Chu tours automotive research labs in Shanghai and gives a speech to 800 university students on the critical role that science and innovation will play in ensuring both countries' future prosperity. November 22, 2010 Thankful Recognizing the engineers and researchers who have made energy efficiency a reality over the past few decades. November 19, 2010 Why America Must Win the Supercomputing Race Without a commitment to national investment in exascale computing, the American supercomputers of the future may be labeled, "Made in China." November 19, 2010 An optical micrograph of a polymer film that self-assembles into ordered nanoscale structures. | Photo Courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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October 15, 2010 October 15, 2010 Nanoparticles grown under the irradiation of high-energy X-rays | Source: Argonne National Lab and Carnegie Institution of Washington Geek-Up[10.15.2010]: Growing Nanoparticles, Developing Plastic from Bacteria and Wireless Water Heaters A new, cheaper way to make plastics with wastewater, why we're watching nanoparticles grow in real time and wireless devices that are helping us integrate renewable energy sources into our grid. October 14, 2010 Recovery Act Provides Big Boost with a Nanoscale Focus The Center for Functional Nanomaterials is getting a new electron microscope that will be valuable for solar cell research -- one of 7 ARRA-funded additions at the Brookhaven National Laboratory facility. October 8, 2010 Make Your Mark in the 2011 Hydrogen Student Design Contest

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27, 2011 27, 2011 University of Minnesota Boosts Studies with Wind Power University of Minnesota's new Clipper Liberty wind turbine and 426-foot tall meteorological tower will allow researchers to work on improving wind turbine efficiency and help train a new generation of engineers and technicians. October 26, 2011 John Shanklin, biochemist at Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Ed Whittle, research assistant in Shanklin's lab, with a fatty acid molecule model and plant seeds and casings in the foreground. | Courtesy of Brookhaven National Laboratory Solving the Mystery of the Billion-Dollar Bond, Double Bond Plant fatty acids are used in a vast range of products, from polymers to plastics and soaps to industrial feed stocks -- making up an estimated $150 billion market annually. A new discovery of inserting double bonds in the

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January 13, 2012 January 13, 2012 A Livestream with our Latest Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Perlmutter presents, "Supernovae, Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe: How the Energy Department Helped to Win (yet another) Nobel Prize." January 12, 2012 Snowflakes always have six sides, their form and shape depend on temperature and moisture -- and they may have also inspired a pathway to a new alternative source of energy. | Image courtesy of SnowCrystals.com. Snowflake Science Physicists at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory are using a device called a "snowflake divertor" to solve one of the grand challenges of magnetic fusion. December 30, 2011 Researchers at Brookhaven National Lab (BNL) are studying how radiation affects DNA, specifically a tumor-suppressor protein called p53, which deploys cell repair efforts. | Photo courtesy of National Institute of Health.

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University Research National Labs | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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About » University About » University Research & National Labs » University Research National Labs Alpha Listing High Energy Physics (HEP) HEP Home About Staff Organization Chart .pdf file (170KB) HEP Budget HEP Committees of Visitors Directions Jobs University Research & National Labs University Research National Labs Alpha Listing Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of HEP Funding Opportunities Advisory Committees News & Resources Contact Information High Energy Physics U.S. Department of Energy SC-25/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3624 F: (301) 903-2597 E: sc.hep@science.doe.gov More Information » University Research & National Labs University Research National Labs Alpha Listing Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds

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Berkeley Lab  

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INDIA BANGLADESH CHINA DAYA BAY CHINA RUSSIA SIBERIA JAPAN SAMOA HAWAII INDIA BANGLADESH CHINA DAYA BAY CHINA RUSSIA SIBERIA JAPAN SAMOA HAWAII SOUTH POLE ANTARCTICA NEW MEXICO SOUTH DAKOTA TEXAS GULF OF MEXICO NEW YORK PUERTO RICO AMAZON RAIN FOREST CANARY ISLANDS SWITZERLAND ETHIOPIA JOHANNESBURG ERITREA Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's science is a global enterprise. From the Lab's site in the hills overlooking the University of California Berkeley campus, to locations across the continent and around the world, Berkeley Lab scientists are working at the frontiers of knowledge to better understand our universe and to address the challenges facing our nation and our planet. Roll your mouse across the map to see how the Lab is making a difference. gulf-oil-spill_2 Understanding the Effects of the Gulf Oil Spill / Gulf of Mexico

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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November 16, 2012 November 16, 2012 At the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, scientists are using the Facility for Advanced Accelerator Experimental Tests, also known as FACET, to research accelerator science and high-energy density physics. SLAC's particle accelerator may be two miles long, but researchers at FACET are working to develop more compact versions that could be widely used in medicine and industry -- particle accelerators are used for cancer research, processing computer chips, and even producing the shrink wrap used to keep your Thanksgiving turkey fresh. In this photo, Stanford graduate student Spencer Gessner assembles a camera that will monitor an X-ray spectrometer designed to measure FACET's beam energy. Learn more about how FACET works. | Photo courtesy of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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9, 2011 9, 2011 Multimedia and Visualization Innovations for Science The Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI, within the Office of Science, has developed ScienceCinema in partnership with Microsoft. OSTI's mission is to advance science and sustain technological creativity by making R&D findings available and useful to scientists, researchers, students and the public. February 9, 2011 Rising to the Challenge: Innovating toward our Clean Energy Future We will need America's ingenuity to meet the challenge of generating 80% of our electricity from clean sources by 2035 and win the global clean energy race, writes Under Secretary Cathy Zoi. February 8, 2011 BMI corporation, of South Carolina, is using the Jaguar super computer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to do complex pre-visualization and develop products to increase fuel efficiency for the trucking industry. | Department of Energy Photo | Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Public Domain

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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11, 2012 11, 2012 Breakthrough: MFiX: Building Industry-Scale Machines in a Virtual World This powerful virtual modeling software is making huge strides in energy efficiency in coal gasification processes, and also predicting volcanic eruptions. July 6, 2012 More than 200 Fermilab researchers and staffers crowded into an 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" - the Fermilab crowd erupted into applause. Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and Brookhaven National Laboratory are the host laboratories for the U.S. contingents of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments that found the Higgs boson-like particle. They and researchers from Argonne National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are among the 1,700 scientists, engineers, technicians and graduate students from the United States that helped design, build and operate the LHC accelerator and particle detectors, and analyze the data from the collisions. Read the story: The Last Piece of the Puzzle: Celebrating the Higgs Boson | Photo courtesy of Fermilab

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Russia Tri-Lab S&T Collaborations | National Nuclear Security...  

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Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog The National Nuclear Security Administration Russia Tri-Lab S&T Collaborations Home > About Us > Our Programs > Defense Programs > Future Science...

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Don Cook tours Y-12's analytical chemistry labs | National Nuclear...  

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Programs, toured Y-12's analytical chemistry labs during a visit to Y-12 National Security Complex yesterday. Y-12's analytical chemistry work is highly technical and...

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Livermore scientists assist in solving riddle of black hole spin | National  

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scientists assist in solving riddle of black hole spin | National scientists assist in solving riddle of black hole spin | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > Livermore scientists assist in solving riddle of ... Livermore scientists assist in solving riddle of black hole spin Posted By Office of Public Affairs NNSA Blog

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Livermore scientists assist in solving riddle of black hole spin | National  

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scientists assist in solving riddle of black hole spin | National scientists assist in solving riddle of black hole spin | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > Livermore scientists assist in solving riddle of ... Livermore scientists assist in solving riddle of black hole spin Posted By Office of Public Affairs NNSA Blog

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Research, Washington, DC (United States) Sandia National Labs.,  

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584878 SAND--95-2914 GeoEnergy technology 1980-12-31 USDOE Office of Energy 584878 SAND--95-2914 GeoEnergy technology 1980-12-31 USDOE Office of Energy Research, Washington, DC (United States) Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States) English 2010-02-18 Technical Report http://www.osti.gov/geothermal/servlets/purl/584878-P1qAuZ/webviewable/ http://www.osti.gov/energycitations/product.biblio.jsp?osti_id=584878 29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; COAL; PETROLEUM; NATURAL GAS; SYNTHETIC PETROLEUM; GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; ENERGY CONVERSION; PRODUCTION; HEAT EXTRACTION; US DOE; IN-SITU GASIFICATION; ENHANCED RECOVERY; COAL LIQUEFACTION; GEOTHERMAL WELLS Geothermal Legacy 894529 894529 Use of Geothermal Energy for Aquaculture Purposes - Phase III Johnson, W.C.; Smith, K.C. 1981-09-01 USDOE Geo-Heat Center, Klamath Falls, OR English

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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24, 2011 24, 2011 Investing in a New Era of Manufacturing Technology The Energy Department will be investing up to $120 million over three years in the development of transformational manufacturing technologies and innovative materials that could enable industrial facilities to dramatically increase their energy efficiency. June 23, 2011 Uwe Bergmann | Photo Courtesy of Brad Plummer, SLAC 10 Questions for a Physicist: Uwe Bergmann How can we better use sunlight to create new fuels? SLAC National Accelerator Lab physicist Uwe Bergmann is helping answer this by using the world's first free electron x-ray laser to make an atomic resolution movie of photosynthesis -- how "tiny machines" in plants and algae use sunlight to split water into oxygen. June 22, 2011

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Hadoop Hands-On Exercises Lawrence Berkeley National Lab  

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Hadoop Hands-On Exercises Hadoop Hands-On Exercises Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Oct 2011 We will ... Training accounts/User Agreement forms Test access to carver HDFS commands Monitoring Run the word count example Simple streaming with Unix commands Streaming with simple scripts Streaming "Census" example Pig Examples Additional Exercises 2 Instructions http://tinyurl.com/nerschadoopoct 3 Login and Environment ssh [username]@carver.nersc.gov echo $SHELL - should be bash 4 Remote Participants Visit: http://maghdp01.nersc.gov:50030/ http://magellan.nersc.gov (Go to Using Magellan -> Creating a SOCKS proxy) 5 Environment Setup $ ssh [username]@carver.nersc.gov $ echo $SHELL If your shell doesn't show /bin/bash please change your shell $ bash Setup your environment to use Hadoop on Magellan

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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5, 2012 5, 2012 Join us for a conversation about women in science, technology, engineering, and Math (STEM) on Twitter on Thursday, March 22 at 2:30pm EDT by following the hashtag #STEM. Got Questions about Women in Science, Tech, Engineering, or Math (STEM)? Tweet us! Join us for a conversation about women in STEM on Twitter on Thursday, March 22 at 2:30pm EDT by following the hashtag #STEM. You'll be able to to ask experts how we can advance women's education and empowerment to bring women into STEM careers. March 13, 2012 Energy Innovator Drops Costs for Titanium Metalwork Gas atomization technology developed at Ames National Lab and licensed to a startup company can cheaply and efficiently provide a main component in producing intricate aircraft, marine and biomedical parts.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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30, 2012 30, 2012 Argonne scientists Ira Bloom (front) and Javier Bareño prepare a sample of battery materials for Raman spectroscopy, which is used to gather information regarding the nature of the materials present in the sample. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory. Building a Better Battery for Vehicles and the Grid The new Batteries and Energy Storage Hub is a coordinated effort designed to push the limits on battery advances. November 27, 2012 How to Turn a Jaguar into a Titan It takes more than the side mural to turn the fastest supercomputer dedicated to Open Science into the fastest computer in the world. November 26, 2012 Learning about Energy Use and Conservation Has Merit EIA sponsored an Energy Merit Badge class as part of the 2012 Energy Action

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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3, 2013 3, 2013 The Solar Classroom Lesson Plan Summer activities for parents, teachers and kids to expand their solar energy knowledge. July 2, 2013 Whether producing simple metallic pads for probing exciting new nanoscale systems or structuring more complicated geometries into silicon and other materials, nanofabrication lies at the heart of much of the work at Brookhaven's Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN). Inside the nanofabrication facility are three bays filled with state-of-the-art equipment available for use by the CFN staff, the Brookhaven community and all external users. | Photo courtesy of Brookhaven National Laboratory. Exploring the Possibilities of the Smallest Scales Scientists are studying materials of the smallest scale -- at the the level

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EA-1928: White-Tailed Deer Management at Brookhaven National Lab, Upton,  

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8: White-Tailed Deer Management at Brookhaven National Lab, 8: White-Tailed Deer Management at Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, New York EA-1928: White-Tailed Deer Management at Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, New York SUMMARY This EA evaluates the potential environmental impacts of a proposal to lower, then maintain the deer herd on the 5,265 acre Brookhaven National Laboratory to levels protective of the ecosystem (estimated to be between 80 and 250 animals) using one or more methods for population growth. PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITIES None available at this time. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD March 6, 2013 EA-1928: Finding of No Significant Impact White-Tailed Deer Management at Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, New York March 6, 2013 EA-1928: Final Environmental Assessment White-Tailed Deer Management at Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, New York

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Berkeley Lab  

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Berkeley Berkeley The Lab at a Glance 13 Nobel Prizes $700 million Annual contribution to local economy $1.6 billion Impact on U.S. economy 4,200 Employees, including: 1,685 Scientists, engineers, and faculty 475 Postdoctoral fellows 560 Undergraduate and graduate student employees Lab Budget FY 2011 $836 million $735 million + $101 million (ARRA) FY 2010 $811 million $707 million + $104 million (ARRA) FY 2009 $648 million $637 million + $ 11 million (ARRA) FY 2008 $590 million (ARRA = American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) Berkeley Lab hosts six major national user facilities that attract more than 7,000 visitors a year to conduct joint research, run experiments, and analyze sample materials: Advanced Light Source Energy Sciences Network Joint Genome Institute

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Metal Micromachining Program - Our Labs - Sandia National Laboratories  

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Micromachining > Our Labs Microsystems Home Custom Microsystems Solutions Microsystems R&D Services Capabilities and Technologies Facilities Trusted Microsystems General Info About...

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News: Archive  

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magazine's top employers list; and more. April 19, 2013 Lab News - Sandia tackles algae biofuel pond crash problem; Growing algae, fuel of the future, from benchtop to...

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Labs at-a-Glance: Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory | U.S. DOE Office  

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Fermi National Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Logo Visit the Fermi National Accelerator

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Labs at-a-Glance: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory | U.S. DOE Office of  

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SLAC National SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Logo Visit the SLAC National Accelerator

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Labs at-a-Glance: Argonne National Laboratory | U.S. DOE Office of Science  

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Argonne National Argonne National Laboratory Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: Argonne National Laboratory Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Argonne National Laboratory Logo Visit the Argonne National Laboratory

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In-Depth: Cleantech at the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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In-Depth: Cleantech at the National Labs In-Depth: Cleantech at the National Labs In-Depth: Cleantech at the National Labs January 7, 2014 - 5:30pm Addthis These solar power collection dishes at Sandia National Labs' National Solar Thermal Test Facility are capable of some of the highest solar to electricity conversion. In January 2008, this technology set a new solar-to-grid system conversion efficiency record of 31.25 percent net efficiency rate; the technology is still available to benefit the U.S. by delivering power at all hours of the day by implementing thermal energy storage. CSP with storage provides important benefits to integrate more renewable energy to our electric power supply by mitigating resource variability and satisfying peak demand after sunset. | Photo courtesy of Sandia National Laboratories.

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National Labs Use OpenEI to Showcase Capabilities | OpenEI Community  

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National Labs Use OpenEI to Showcase Capabilities National Labs Use OpenEI to Showcase Capabilities Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(2002) Super contributor 3 February, 2010 - 13:59 imported OpenEI National laboratories are the backbone of the U.S. Department of Energy's R&D efforts-and generate some of the most valuable and accessible energy information. So it is fitting that every national laboratory has a page on OpenEI. Although some contain only basic information, others give detailed descriptions of lab capabilities and R&D activities, with links back to lab websites. Lawrence Livermore Nationa l Laboratory and Idaho National Laboratory, for example, use OpenEI pages to describe their R&D programs, including work on nuclear energy, biofuels, geothermal energy, and more. The National Energy

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World Labs  

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Particle Physics Labs Worldwide Elementary Particles Detectors Accelerators Visit World Labs Brookhaven National Laboratory-RHIC CERN -- European Organization for Nuclear Research...

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Labs at-a-Glance: Oak Ridge National Laboratory | U.S. DOE Office of  

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Oak Ridge Oak Ridge National Laboratory Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Oak Ridge National Laboratory Logo Visit the Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Labs at-a-Glance: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | U.S. DOE Office  

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Pacific Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Logo Visit the Pacific Northwest National

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Labs at-a-Glance: Brookhaven National Laboratory | U.S. DOE Office of  

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Brookhaven Brookhaven National Laboratory Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: Brookhaven National Laboratory Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Brookhaven National Laboratory Logo Visit the Brookhaven National Laboratory

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Labs at-a-Glance: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory | U.S. DOE Office  

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Lawrence Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Logo Visit the Lawrence Berkeley National

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Delivering Innovations That Create Jobs:National Lab Ignites Business for Entrepreneurs  

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Tapping the entrepreneurial spirit of its Silicon Valley surroundings, Lawrence Livermore National Lab has a legacy that includes the launch of hundreds of successful companies. During just the past 20 years, five entrepreneurs from the Lab have founded four companies with a current market capitalization of $8.4 billion.

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News: Archive  

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News News 2011-1998 Browse selected articles from past Lab News issues (since 1998) Articles are listed in reverse chronological order, with most recent listed first. Also, Lab News issues published since Dec. 2000 are archived here as Adobe Acrobat-compatible PDF files. 2012 February 24, 2012 Lab News - Sandia working to improve nervous system control of prosthetics; Initial geothermal investment comes full circle in new project; Making an impact in the economy: New Mexico companies did $400 million in business with Sandia; and more. February 10, 2012 Lab News - Sandia one of 'greatest research institutions in the world,' visiting Energy Secretary Steven Chu says; Sandia tool determines value of solar photovoltaic power systems; Prestigious Asian American event comes to Albuquerque; and more.

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Labs at-a-Glance: Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility | U.S. DOE  

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Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Logo

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Brookhaven National Lab Regional Middle School Science Bowl | U.S. DOE  

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Brookhaven National Lab Brookhaven National Lab Regional Middle School Science Bowl National Science Bowl® (NSB) NSB Home About High School Middle School Middle School Students Middle School Coaches Middle School Regionals Middle School Rules, Forms, and Resources Attending National Event Volunteers 2013 Competition Results News Media WDTS Home Contact Information National Science Bowl® U.S. Department of Energy SC-27/ Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: 202-586-6702 E: National.Science.Bowl@science.doe.gov New York Regions Brookhaven National Lab Regional Middle School Science Bowl Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Regional Coordinator Information Name: Catherine Osiecki Email: Osiecki@bnl.gov Regional Event Information Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014

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Brookhaven National Lab Regional High School Science Bowl | U.S. DOE Office  

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Brookhaven National Lab Brookhaven National Lab Regional High School Science Bowl National Science Bowl® (NSB) NSB Home About High School High School Students High School Coaches High School Regionals High School Rules, Forms, and Resources Middle School Attending National Event Volunteers 2013 Competition Results News Media WDTS Home Contact Information National Science Bowl® U.S. Department of Energy SC-27/ Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: 202-586-6702 E: National.Science.Bowl@science.doe.gov New York Regions Brookhaven National Lab Regional High School Science Bowl Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Regional Coordinator Information Name: Catherine Osiecki Email: Osiecki@bnl.gov Regional Event Information Date: Saturday, January 25, 2014 Maximum Number of Teams: 20

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Russia Tri-Lab S&T Collaborations | National Nuclear Security...  

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Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog The National Nuclear Security Administration Russia Tri-Lab S&T Collaborations Home > About Us > Our Programs >...

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1981 national survey of compensation paid scientists and engineers engaged in research and development activities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The results of a compensation survey conducted by the Columbus Laboratories of Battelle are presented. The survey was entitled A National Survey of Compensation Paid to Scientists and Engineers Engaged in Research and Development Activities. Information is included on the: sampling procedures; basic data for survey analysis; beginning salaries for recent graduates with bachelor, master, or doctorate degrees; salary trends; geographic analysis; interpretation of results; and salary tables. (LCL)

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Lawrence Berkeley National Lab/ Site Specific Safety Plan  

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Lab/ Site Specific Safety Plan Lab/ Site Specific Safety Plan Site Specific Safety Plan Site Specific Safety Plan shall contain at a minimum: List by name & phone numbers the following person who will be on the project: Submit: Name of the On-site Superintendent & Phone. Submit: Name of the On-site Health and Safety Representative & Phone. Submit: Name of the person who is responsible for the implementation of safety plan. Submit: Resume & qualification of the person who is responsible for implantation of this projects safety plan. Include OSHA certifications. Submit: The companies' Policy statement on environment, safety and health. Submit: The companies' Policy on substance abuse and testing policy.

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DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow Chemical  

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DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow Chemical to Develop Next-Generation Cool Roofs DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow Chemical to Develop Next-Generation Cool Roofs April 14, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) have joined with Dow Chemical Company as part of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to fund key research that will help develop the next generation of cool roof technologies in the U.S. The agreement will support research to increase the energy savings from existing cool roof technologies by more than 50 percent, decreasing the nation's carbon footprint and providing an opportunity for Americans to

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The Five Fastest Supercomputers at the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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The Five Fastest Supercomputers at the National Labs The Five Fastest Supercomputers at the National Labs The Five Fastest Supercomputers at the National Labs Addthis Titan 1 of 5 Titan Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Titan has a theoretical peak performance of more than 20 petaflops, or more than 20 quadrillion calculations per second. This will enable researchers across the scientific arena, from materials to climate change to astrophysics, to acquire unparalleled accuracy in their simulations and achieve research breakthroughs more rapidly than ever before. Titan is currently the second fastest supercomputer in the world. Image: Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Sequoia 2 of 5 Sequoia Sequoia is a 20 petaflop, that is 20 quadrillion floating point operations per second, IBM BlueGene/Q system at Lawrence Livermore National

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DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow Chemical  

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DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow Chemical to Develop Next-Generation Cool Roofs DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow Chemical to Develop Next-Generation Cool Roofs April 14, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) have joined with Dow Chemical Company as part of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to fund key research that will help develop the next generation of cool roof technologies in the U.S. The agreement will support research to increase the energy savings from existing cool roof technologies by more than 50 percent, decreasing the nation's carbon footprint and providing an opportunity for Americans to

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DOE Signs Agreement Allowing National Labs to Use the U.S. Civilian Board  

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Signs Agreement Allowing National Labs to Use the U.S. Civilian Signs Agreement Allowing National Labs to Use the U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals to Resolve Disputes DOE Signs Agreement Allowing National Labs to Use the U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals to Resolve Disputes December 17, 2010 - 5:24pm Addthis The Department of Energy announced today that it has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the United States Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA) to enable the Department's lab and facility management and operation (M&O) contractors to employ the CBCA for mediation, arbitration, and other alternative dispute resolution services. Earlier this year, the Department clarified that M&O contractors are permitted to include binding arbitration clauses in their contracts with others, and, indeed, that

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Follow Live Dec 24: Los Alamos National Lab Tracks Rudolph's Nose,  

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Follow Live Dec 24: Los Alamos National Lab Tracks Rudolph's Follow Live Dec 24: Los Alamos National Lab Tracks Rudolph's Nose, Santa's Sleigh Follow Live Dec 24: Los Alamos National Lab Tracks Rudolph's Nose, Santa's Sleigh December 23, 2011 - 8:40am Addthis Thanks to the Los Alamos National Laboratory, you can follow along live as Santa circles the globe this Christmas Eve. | Image credit: Hantz Leger. Thanks to the Los Alamos National Laboratory, you can follow along live as Santa circles the globe this Christmas Eve. | Image credit: Hantz Leger. Ginny Simmons Ginny Simmons Former Managing Editor for Energy.gov, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? You can follow along live as Santa circles the globe this Christmas Eve. Santa enjoys a wide variety of cookies.

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Team Led by Argonne National Lab Selected as DOE's Batteries and Energy  

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Team Led by Argonne National Lab Selected as DOE's Batteries and Team Led by Argonne National Lab Selected as DOE's Batteries and Energy Storage Hub Team Led by Argonne National Lab Selected as DOE's Batteries and Energy Storage Hub November 30, 2012 - 12:15pm Addthis NEWS MEDIA CONTACT (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu was joined today by Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to announce that a multi-partner team led by Argonne National Laboratory has been selected for an award of up to $120 million over five years to establish a new Batteries and Energy Storage Hub. The Hub, to be known as the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), will combine the R&D firepower of five DOE national laboratories, five universities, and four private firms in an effort aimed at achieving revolutionary advances

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Introducing a Girl to Engineering - A Day at Argonne National Lab |  

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Introducing a Girl to Engineering - A Day at Argonne National Lab Introducing a Girl to Engineering - A Day at Argonne National Lab Introducing a Girl to Engineering - A Day at Argonne National Lab February 25, 2013 - 2:51pm Addthis Participants of the 2013 Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day gather at Argonne National Laboratory with Director Dot Harris. Participants of the 2013 Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day gather at Argonne National Laboratory with Director Dot Harris. Dot Harris Dot Harris The Honorable Dot Harris, Director, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity Did you know that while women comprise 48 percent of the U.S. workforce, they hold only 24 percent of STEM jobs? STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, is critical for the mission of the Energy Department in securing our clean energy future - and it's critical for the

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Energy Department, Oak Ridge National Lab Officials to Celebrate First of  

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Department, Oak Ridge National Lab Officials to Celebrate Department, Oak Ridge National Lab Officials to Celebrate First of its Kind Carbon Fiber Facility Energy Department, Oak Ridge National Lab Officials to Celebrate First of its Kind Carbon Fiber Facility March 25, 2013 - 9:51am Addthis NEWS MEDIA CONTACT (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - On Tuesday, March 26, 2013, U.S. Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy David Danielson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Director Thom Mason, Governor Bill Haslam and Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, along with industry representatives, will celebrate the opening of Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Carbon Fiber Technology Facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. As the first of its kind in the United States, this facility will help make sure the U.S. is a magnet for manufacturing jobs - supporting American innovation in next generation

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Deputy Secretary Poneman Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Lab  

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Deputy Secretary Poneman Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Deputy Secretary Poneman Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Lab Selected to Receive up to $122 Million for Nuclear Energy Innovation Hub Deputy Secretary Poneman Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Lab Selected to Receive up to $122 Million for Nuclear Energy Innovation Hub May 28, 2010 - 12:05pm Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - As part of a broad effort to spur innovation and achieve clean energy breakthroughs, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman today announced the selection of a team led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for an award of up to $122 million over five years to establish and operate a new Nuclear Energy Modeling and Simulation Energy Innovation Hub. The Hub, which includes partners from universities, industry and other national labs, will use advanced capabilities of the

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President Obama Visits the Argonne National Research Lab to Talk About  

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Visits the Argonne National Research Lab to Talk Visits the Argonne National Research Lab to Talk About American Energy Security President Obama Visits the Argonne National Research Lab to Talk About American Energy Security March 18, 2013 - 1:48pm Addthis President Barack Obama delivers remarks on clean energy at Argonne National Laboratory’s Nanoscale Materials Center in Lemont, Ill., March 15, 2013. | Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy President Barack Obama delivers remarks on clean energy at Argonne National Laboratory's Nanoscale Materials Center in Lemont, Ill., March 15, 2013. | Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy Colleen Curtis Director of Digital Content for the Office of Digital Strategy for the White House We Are Poised to Take Control of Our Energy Future We produce more oil than we have in 15 years.

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Deputy Secretary Poneman Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Lab  

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Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Lab Selected to Receive up to $122 Million for Nuclear Energy Innovation Hub Deputy Secretary Poneman Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Lab Selected to Receive up to $122 Million for Nuclear Energy Innovation Hub May 28, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - As part of a broad effort to spur innovation and achieve clean energy breakthroughs, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman today announced the selection of a team led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for an award of up to $122 million over five years to establish and operate a new Nuclear Energy Modeling and Simulation Energy Innovation Hub. The Hub, which includes partners from universities, industry and other national labs, will use advanced capabilities of the

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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, 2011 , 2011 How to See the Supernova Berkeley Lab Just Discovered According to astronomers, this is the closest and brightest supernova of this type detected in the last 30 years and will be closely studied for years to come. In this video, Berkeley Lab's Peter Nugent explains how to find the event with a small telescope or pair of binoculars. August 31, 2011 Dr. Anthony Atti, CEO of Phononic Devices, demonstrates the standard semiconductor bonding equipment used to fabricate Phononic's high performance thermoelectric devices. Phononic Devices is one of the five innovative ARPA-E Awardees that have attracted over $100 million in outside capital investments. | Photo Courtesy of Phononic Devices. A Major Milestone for ARPA-E To create jobs and lead in the global clean energy economy, the Obama

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In Defense of the National Labs and Big-Budget Science  

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The purpose of this paper is to present the unofficial and unsanctioned opinions of a Visiting Scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on the values of LLNL and the other National Labs. The basic founding value and goal of the National Labs is big-budget scientific research, along with smaller-budget scientific research that cannot easily be done elsewhere. The most important example in the latter category is classified defense-related research. The historical guiding light here is the Manhattan Project. This endeavor was unique in human history, and might remain so. The scientific expertise and wealth of an entire nation was tapped in a project that was huge beyond reckoning, with no advance guarantee of success. It was in many respects a clash of scientific titans, with a large supporting cast, collaborating toward a single well-defined goal. Never had scientists received so much respect, so much money, and so much intellectual freedom to pursue scientific progress. And never was the gap between theory and implementation so rapidly narrowed, with results that changed the world, completely. Enormous resources are spent at the national or international level on large-scale scientific projects. LLNL has the most powerful computer in the world, Blue Gene/L. (Oops, Los Alamos just seized the title with Roadrunner; such titles regularly change hands.) LLNL also has the largest laser in the world, the National Ignition Facility (NIF). Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) has the most powerful microscope in the world. Not only is it beyond the resources of most large corporations to make such expenditures, but the risk exceeds the possible rewards for those corporations that could. Nor can most small countries afford to finance large scientific projects, and not even the richest can afford largess, especially if Congress is under major budget pressure. Some big-budget research efforts are funded by international consortiums, such as the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, and the International Tokamak Experimental Reactor (ITER) in Cadarache, France, a magnetic-confinement fusion research project. The postWWII histories of particle and fusion physics contain remarkable examples of both international competition, with an emphasis on secrecy, and international cooperation, with an emphasis on shared knowledge and resources. Initiatives to share sometimes came from surprising directions. Most large-scale scientific projects have potential defense applications. NIF certainly does; it is primarily designed to create small-scale fusion explosions. Blue Gene/L operates in part in service to NIF, and in part to various defense projects. The most important defense projects include stewardship of the national nuclear weapons stockpile, and the proposed redesign and replacement of those weapons with fewer, safer, more reliable, longer-lived, and less apocalyptic warheads. Many well-meaning people will consider the optimal lifetime of a nuclear weapon to be zero, but most thoughtful people, when asked how much longer they think this nation will require them, will ask for some time to think. NIF is also designed to create exothermic small-scale fusion explosions. The malapropos 'exothermic' here is a convenience to cover a profusion of complexities, but the basic idea is that the explosions will create more recoverable energy than was used to create them. One can hope that the primary future benefits of success for NIF will be in cost-effective generation of electrical power through controlled small-scale fusion reactions, rather than in improved large-scale fusion explosions. Blue Gene/L also services climate research, genomic research, materials research, and a myriad of other computational problems that become more feasible, reliable, and precise the larger the number of computational nodes employed. Blue Gene/L has to be sited within a security complex for obvious reasons, but its value extends to the nation and the world. There is a duality here between large-scale scientific research machines and the supercomputers used

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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21, 2011 21, 2011 Senior Scientist Michael Wang uses his favorite tool at Argonne -- the GREET tool he helped develop. | Courtesy of Argonne 10 Questions for a Senior Scientist: Michael Wang Dr. Wang's work spans a wide range -- from transportation fuels to advanced vehicles technologies. His team also developed GREET (Greenhouse gases, Regulated Emissions and Energy use in Transportation), a computer model for analyzing energy and the environmental effects of these technologies and fuels. July 20, 2011 Today's Forecast: Improved Wind Predictions Accurate weather forecasts are critical for making energy sources -- including wind and solar -- dependable and predictable. July 20, 2011 Learning from Gulf Coast Community Leaders After hearing the stories about the work that leaders from the gulf coast

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DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Lab Waste |  

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DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Lab Waste DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Lab Waste DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Lab Waste November 13, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Bill Taylor, 803-952-8564 bill.taylor@srs.gov Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order in support of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Legacy Waste Project to Waste Control Specialists (WCS) of Andrews, Texas under the Environmental Management (EM) Low-Level and Mixed Low-Level Waste Disposal Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Master Contract. This is a fixed-price task order based on pre-established rates with a $2,225,140 value and has a one-year performance period. The work to be performed under this task order includes the receipt and

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DOE's Idaho National Lab Issues Request for Proposals for Engineering and  

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Idaho National Lab Issues Request for Proposals for Idaho National Lab Issues Request for Proposals for Engineering and Design on NGNP DOE's Idaho National Lab Issues Request for Proposals for Engineering and Design on NGNP July 26, 2006 - 4:37pm Addthis Services Will Guide R&D on Next Generation Reactor WASHINGTON, DC. - In an important step forward for the Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP) project, the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory today issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for engineering services in support of development of NGNP. This RFP is for pre-conceptual engineering and design services to assist in focusing the technical scope and principles of research and development on the next generation reactor, and to provide a basis for subsequent development of the technical and functional specifications for the prototype facilities.

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: Departments: Surface and Interface Sciences  

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Home Home About Us Departments Radiation, Nano Materials, & Interface Sciences > Radiation & Solid Interactions > Nanomaterials Sciences > Surface & Interface Sciences Semiconductor & Optical Sciences Energy Sciences Small Science Cluster Business Office News Partnering Research Carlos Gutierrez Carlos Gutierrez Manager Resources Department Folder 01114 Sharepoint Visit Our Labs Grest Group Nanorheology Research (514 KB PDF) Interfacial Force Microscopy Group (701 KB PDF) Research Image Gallery (3,698 KB PDF) Surface Imaging Laboratory Technology - Metals for tomorrow Tina Nenoff Departments Surface and Interface Sciences The Surface and Interface Sciences Department is engaged in a diverse portfolio of leading-edge research projects related to the understanding

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New Mexico Scientists Help Local Businesses | Department of Energy  

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Scientists Help Local Businesses Scientists Help Local Businesses New Mexico Scientists Help Local Businesses May 24, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Application Engineer Eric Biedermann of Vibrant supervises an automated nondestructive testing system. | Photo courtesy of Sandia National Lab. Application Engineer Eric Biedermann of Vibrant supervises an automated nondestructive testing system. | Photo courtesy of Sandia National Lab. Amanda Scott Amanda Scott Former Managing Editor, Energy.gov What are the key facts? Get free technical assistance from Sandia and Los Alamos National Labs. Applications are due by June 8. Are you a small business in New Mexico that needs technical assistance from local researchers and scientists? If so, we've got just the program for you. The New Mexico Small Business Association (NMSBA) Program is looking for

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, July 21, 2009- Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists  

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snags five R&D 100 awards snags five R&D 100 awards July 21, 2009 "Oscars of Invention" recognize greatest innovations of 2009 Los Alamos, New Mexico, July 21, 2009- Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists won five of R&D Magazine's 2009 R&D 100 Awards. Recognized as the "Oscars of Invention" by the Chicago Tribune, these awards honor the top 100 proven technological advances of the past year. Winning Laboratory projects are MagViz, the SIMTECHE CO2 Capture Process, Lasonix, TeraOps Software Radio, and the Artificial Retina Project."The Department of Energy's national laboratories are incubators of innovation, and I'm proud they are being recognized once again for their remarkable work," said Energy Secretary Steven Chu. "The cutting-edge

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National Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of Power Plants  

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National Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of National Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of Power Plants National Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of Power Plants January 25, 2013 - 11:10am Addthis AVESTAR provides high-quality, hands-on, simulator-based workforce training delivered by an experienced team of power industry training professionals for West Virginia students. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Fossil Energy. AVESTAR provides high-quality, hands-on, simulator-based workforce training delivered by an experienced team of power industry training professionals for West Virginia students. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Fossil Energy. Gayland Barksdale Technical Writer, Office of Fossil Energy What Does AVESTAR Provide? Advanced dynamic simulation, control and virtual plant technologies

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Russia Tri-Lab S&T Collaborations | National Nuclear Security  

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Russia Tri-Lab S&T Collaborations | National Nuclear Security Russia Tri-Lab S&T Collaborations | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog The National Nuclear Security Administration Russia Tri-Lab S&T Collaborations Home > About Us > Our Programs > Defense Programs > Future Science & Technology Programs > Office of Advanced Simulation and Computing and

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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30, 2013 30, 2013 Acting Energy Secretary Poneman (far left) stand with a team of young entrepreneurs from Brigham Young University -- the regional winners of the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. | Photo by Ilya Pupko, ILAsoft.net. Celebrating The Next Generation of Energy Entrepreneurs Recognizing innovative, bold-thinking student entrepreneurs who are working to advance clean energy technologies. April 29, 2013 National Science Bowl 2013 Congratulations, 2013 National Science Bowl Winners The team from Sacramento's Mira Loma High School won the 2013 National Science Bowl in dramatic fashion -- pulling ahead as the clock expired in the final round. April 26, 2013 Right now, teams of middle and high school students from across the country are prepping for a weekend of academic competition like no other - the National Science Bowl. Run by the Energy Department since 1991, the National Science Bowl features the winners of regional competitions from across the country.

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The Five Fastest Supercomputers at the National Labs | Department...  

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Fleets: An Infographic Turning Bacteria into Fuel 2012 ARPA-E Technology Showcase LED Lighting on the National Mall Detroit Auto Show 2012 Federal Energy Management Trade Show...

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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and promising solution to one of our nation's energy challenge. December 16, 2011 Higgs Boson May Be Within Sight Physicists from the European Organization for Nuclear...

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Energy Efficiency at the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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Energy efficiency features at the RSF include daylighting, low-emissivity windows, building orientation, and super insulation. Image: Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National...

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Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs...  

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Energy efficiency features at the RSF include daylighting, low-emissivity windows, building orientation, and super insulation. Image: Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National...

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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

1, 2013 1, 2013 New Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) to Help Modernize the Grid Today, Secretary Moniz is at the opening of an exciting new NREL facility that will house multiple experimental labs and test beds, including an interactive grid testing system. September 10, 2013 Key to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's fundraising success was involving the local community. To celebrate the groundbreaking of their Solar Decathlon house, the team invited all of their sponsors to the event. | Photo courtesy of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Solar Decathlon 2013: Raising More Than Just Walls Part two in our behind-the-scenes look at competing in the Solar Decathlon, we explore how students master the art of fundraising. September 10, 2013

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Lawrence Berkeley National Lab_Technology_Transfer_Contact_Us  

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Contact Us Contact Us chemistry, cleantech, bioenergy, environmental remediation, physical biosciences, geothermal energy, scintillating materials batteries, oil exploration, fuel cells, thin film deposition, gamma and neutron generators, materials physics, material science, nanotechnology, photovoltaics, electronic and photonic devices, NMR and MRI, optics, computing sciences biotechnology, life sciences, physical biosciences, genomics, nanotechnology To file a complaint or provide feedback on the work we do, please contact our Ombudsman. For licensing inquiries, please fill out our online Technology Licensing form or send e-mail to TTD@lbl.gov. To receive customized email alerts about Berkeley Lab technologies, please complete our Tech Alerts form. For any General Law matters handled by Patent Attorneys, work is under

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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April 15, 2010 April 15, 2010 Pennsylvania Company Develops Solar Cell Printing Technology The technology uses Plextronics' conductive inks that can be printed by manufacturers worldwide to make solar cells, potentially as easily as they might print a newspaper. April 12, 2010 Universities Across the United States Make Strides in Energy Education A new video on EERE's Energy Empowers website highlights an inspiring energy-saving contest held by a group at the University of Central Florida called UCF Sustainability and Energy Management. April 2, 2010 Arizona Teachers Prepare Students for Green Economy Students led by their building trades teacher , are wiring parts of the Raymond S. Kellis High School in Glendale, Arizona for solar power. March 30, 2010 Biomass Company Sets Up Shop in High School Lab

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: Heavy Ion Backscattering Spectrometry  

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Heavy Ion Backscattering Spectrometry (HIBS) Heavy Ion Backscattering Spectrometry (HIBS) IBA Table (HTML) | IBA Table (135KB GIF) | IBA Table (1.2MB PDF) | IBA Table (33MB TIF) | Heavy Ion Backscattering Spectrometry (HIBS) | Virtual Lab Tour (6MB) Description of Technique: HIBS is used to detect ultra-trace levels of heavy impurities on the surface of a Si wafer. HIBS has advantages over TXRF, including: Improved sensitivity for most elements Quantifying composition without standards Measurement on rough surfaces. HIBS is accomplished by focusing a 120 keV beam of C+ions onto a small spot at the wafer's surface. The backscattered ions are collected by a time-of-flight (TOF) detector array with a large solid angle. The flight time of the backscattered C identifies the near-surface impurities and the

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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, 2011 , 2011 Lasers, Electron Beams and New Years Resolutions The electron beam that powers Jefferson Lab's Free-Electron Laser pumped out a record power input of 500 kilvolts using an innovative energy-recovery system that amplifies energy with far less power. March 2, 2011 Backstage Footage from the ARPA-E Summit See what Secretary Chu, Governor Schwarzenegger and ARPA-E Director Arun Majumdar had to say to the gathering of talented graduate students during their surprise visit. March 1, 2011 William Mouat explains the PolyPlus battery technology. | Energy Department photo, credit Ken Shipp. ARPA-E Technology Showcase: Project Spotlight We checked in with ten outstanding technologies on display at the 2011 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit to find out how the transformational

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National Science Bowl bound! | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab  

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National Science Bowl bound! National Science Bowl bound! April 28, 2013 Congratulations to Princeton High School, of Princeton, NJ for ranking 14th place in the top 16 High School teams at the National Science Bowl from April 26-30, 2012. Gallery: Out of 69 high school teams from all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Princeton High School Science Team placed 14th in the top 16 High School teams at the National Science bowl!! Thanks to their efforts Princeton High School will receive $1000 towards the purchase of supplies for their Science Department! Kudos to Thomas Grover Middle School for making it to and for participating at finals... They competed like champs!!! See you next year!! You can learn more about the National Science Bowl here. To learn more about the NJ Regional Science Bowl competition visit our website.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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9, 2011 9, 2011 Kerstin Kleese-Van Dam 10 Questions for a Computational Scientist: Kerstin Kleese-Van Dam Find out how she's using information and data to accelerate systems biology research and how she actively works her network -- through means such as LinkedIn, Facebook, joint conference participation and regular email contact -- to stay atop trends in the field. June 9, 2011 Secretary Chu and Rosatom General Director Sergey Kiriyenko sigh the U.S.-Russia joint nuclear cooperation agreement. | Courtesy of Dan Leistikow Secretary Chu Embraces Cooperation, Scientific Progress in Moscow Read about Secretary Chu's travels to Russia and our ongoing partnership to work toward a clean energy future. June 8, 2011 When the Internet Runs Out of Addresses, It'll be IPv6 to the Rescue!

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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May 5, 2011 May 5, 2011 Dr Jeremy Smith | Photo Courtesy of ORNL 10 Questions for a Biophysicist: Jeremy Smith Dr. Smith has led a wide-ranging spectrum of projects focusing on everything from biofuels to drug discovery. Learn more about how he's descibing the structure and dynamics of biological materials through neutron scattering. May 5, 2011 Tiny silicon pillars, used to absorb light. When dotted with a catalyst of molybdenum sulfide and exposed to sunlight, these pillars generate hydrogen gas from the hydrogen ions liberated by splitting water. Each pillar is approximately two micrometers in diameter. | Photo courtesy of Christian D. Damsgaard, Thomas Pedersen and Ole Hansen, Technical University of Denmark Turning Sun and Water Into Hydrogen Fuel In a key step towards advancing a clean energy economy, scientists have

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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9, 2010 9, 2010 A First Step towards Large-Scale Plants to Plastics Engineering Scientists may be able to produce plastic through a sustainable process based on the energy found in sunlight and carbon dioxide by optimizing the accumulation of fatty acids. November 5, 2010 A simulated collision of lead-ions, courtesy the ALICE experiment at CERN Geek-Up[11.05.10]: Quark Gluon Plasma, Solar-Power Generating Windows and CCS Field Studies Large Hadron Collider's (LHC) first record-setting run of high-energy proton collisions, new transparent film capable of absorbing light and generating electrical charge developed, and field test finds that opportunities to permanently store carbon in unmineable seams of lignite may be more widespread than previously documented -- all in this week's

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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4, 2011 This 10-watt alternative LED bulb (which glows white when turned on) could save the nation about 35 terawatt-hours of electricity or 3.9 billion in one year and avoid 20...

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Berkeley Lab Energy Breakthroughs  

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11 Lab Breakthroughs that Improved Energy Efficiency Energy Saving Tips Home Energy Saver 11 Lab Breakthroughs that Improved Energy Efficiency Energy Saving Tips Home Energy Saver It all started during the 1973 energy crisis, when scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory managed by the University of California, began to explore ways to improve energy efficiency in buildings and industry. Since then, Berkeley Lab has become a world leader in developing technologies and standards that have slashed energy costs by billions of dollars and helped bring energy-efficient products to your home. That same drive to bring energy efficiency to all facets of our lives continues today. AT BERKELEY LAB WE'VE: windows Turned windows into energy savers. Americans save billions of dollars in energy bills each year thanks to a

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Berkeley Lab: Educational Sites  

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Educational Sites Educational Sites The Center for Science & Engineering Education (CSEE) Berkeley Lab's Center for Science & Engineering Education (CSEE) carries out the Department of Energy's education mission to train the next generation of scientists, as well as helping them to gain an understanding of the relationships among frontier science, technology, and society. CSEE supports science literacy in the community and nationally through a broad range of programs from elementary school to undergraduate and graduate education, including internships, mentoring, school workshops and summer research programs for teachers. Through its broad range of programs, CSEE serves as the center for Berkeley Lab's science education efforts, developing partnerships with schools, government agencies, and non-profit

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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16, 2010 16, 2010 Unlocking Life's Mysteries (One Atom at a Time) The Linac Coherent Light Source (LSCLS) at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory will allow us to make "molecular movies" and answer many questions surrounding atoms. August 13, 2010 Geek-Up: K East Reactor Demolition, Retrograde Melting and Cloud Pattern Tracking Recovery Act funds help clean up the Hanford site, retrograde melting (melting as something cools) and how open-cell clouds could help predict climate change. August 13, 2010 Pete McGrail, a Laboratory Fellow at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, is part of a team studying basalts to determine how carbon dioxide can be safely and permanently stored in these massive, deep underground rock formations. | Photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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1, 2013 1, 2013 Secretary Moniz: Biofuels Important to America's Energy Future Watch the video of Secretary Moniz speaking about the importance of investing in biofuels to combat the effects of climate change and reduce our dependence on foreign oil. July 30, 2013 As a Laboratory Fellow at the Energy Department's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Pete McGrail and his team are working to develop a more efficient adsorption chiller that could help the Navy cut its fuel costs. | Photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. PNNL Helps the Navy Stay Cool and Conserve Fuel Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are developing a more efficient air conditioner that could help the U.S. military cut its fuel use. July 30, 2013 Secretary Moniz Speaks on Future of Fossil Energy

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April 16, 2012 April 16, 2012 Join our Apps for Energy Twitter Q&A Today (@ENERGY) at 2 PM EDT by following the hashtag #appsforenergy. Join The Conversation: Apps for Energy Twitter Q&A with U.S. CTO Todd Park Join us this Tuesday, April 17, at 2 PM EDT for an Apps for Energy Twitter Q&A with U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park. April 5, 2012 Launching Apps for Energy! Developers, Are You Ready? We're challenging the American developer community to build apps that help consumers get the most out of their electricity usage data. April 4, 2012 New York Times technology correspondent David Pogue -- host of NOVA's popular "Making Stuff" series -- takes viewers on a quest to understand chemistry and all of the materials of life: the 118 unique elements that make up the amazing periodic table, including the 90 naturally-occurring elements and those created by scientists. | Photo courtesy of PBS.

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LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, June 4, 2013-Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists  

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catalyst could jumpstart e- catalyst could jumpstart e- cars, green energy June 4, 2013 Economical non-precious-metal catalyst capitalizes on carbon nanotubes LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, June 4, 2013-Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have designed a new type of nanostructured-carbon-based catalyst that could pave the way for reliable, economical next-generation batteries and alkaline fuel cells, providing for practical use of wind- and solar-powered electricity, as well as enhanced hybrid electric vehicles. In a paper appearing recently in Nature Communications, Los Alamos researchers Hoon T. Chung, Piotr Zelenay and Jong H. Won, the latter now at the Korea Basic Science Institute, describe a new type of nitrogen-doped carbon-nanotube catalyst. The - 2 - new material has the highest oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) activity in alkaline media

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LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, August 20, 2012-Scientists at Los Alamos National  

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Laser research shows promise for Laser research shows promise for cancer treatment August 20, 2012 New insights gained on how lasers generate ions in dense plasmas LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, August 20, 2012-Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory have observed for the first time how a laser penetrates dense, electron-rich plasma to generate ions. The process has applications for developing next generation particle accelerators and new cancer treatments. The results, published online August 19 in Nature Physics, also confirm predictions made more than 60 years ago about the fundamental physics of laser-plasma interaction. Plasmas dense with electrons normally reflect laser light like a mirror. But - 2 - a strong laser can drive those electrons to near the speed of light, making the plasma

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Community Solar Guide was developed for the National Renewable Energy Lab by Northwest Sustainable  

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#12;ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Community Solar Guide was developed for the National Renewable Energy Lab. SPONSORS This report was made possible through funding from the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar America, they are looking to community-scale renewable energy projects for solutions. Advances in solar technology

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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26, 2013 26, 2013 Secretary of Energy Steven Chu speaks at the 2013 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit. | Photo by Sarah Gerrity. Day 1: Innovation at the 2013 ARPA-E Summit The fourth annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit kicked off yesterday -- get the highlights from day 1. February 25, 2013 Supporting STEM Education: A Q&A with the Energy Department's Tech Transfer Coordinator Dr. Karina Edmonds -- a panelist for our upcoming STEM Google+ Hangout -- reflects on her career in STEM. February 25, 2013 Each year, the National Science Bowl brings together thousands of middle and high school students from across the country to compete in a range of science disciplines, including biology, chemistry, earth science, physics, astronomy and math. The members of the winning team, from Roosevelt Middle School of River Forest, Illinois, competed against 14 other teams from across the Midwest in one of the regional competitions in the 23rd Annual U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl. This April, the winning teams from each region will compete for a national title in Washington, D.C. View a full gallery of photos from the 2013 Regional Science Bowl at Argonne. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory.

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May 3, 2013 May 3, 2013 Panelists discuss the role of colleges and universities in helping to further clean-energy research and entrepreneurship during a forum at Stanford University. | Photo courtesy of Stanford Energy Club. Energy Wrap-Up: Charging Students To Take the Lead in Energy Innovation Students, academics and entrepreneurs came together at Stanford University to discuss how the next generation can lead the way in creating the next big breakthroughs in sustainable energy. May 2, 2013 After months of training and preparation, regional Science Bowl champions gathered in Washington, D.C. to compete for the national title at the 2013 National Science Bowl. Some of the nation's best and brightest high school and middle school students spent the past few days showing off their science, technology and engineering skills by completing a series of tasks, including the construction of a miniature electric car, using only household items and a lithium-ion battery. In this photo, Yaniel Ramirez from Colegio Catolico Notre Dame in Caguas, Puerto Rico launches his team's electric car down the test track. Learn more about the 2013 National Science Bowl. | Photo by Jack Dempsey, Department of Energy.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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August 4, 2011 August 4, 2011 This 10-watt alternative LED bulb (which glows white when turned on) could save the nation about 35 terawatt-hours of electricity or $3.9 billion in one year and avoid 20 million metric tons of carbon emissions if every 60-watt incandescent bulb in the U.S. was replaced with the L Prize winner. | Photo Courtesy of Philips Lighting North America A Winning Light Bulb With the Potential to Save the Nation Billions Thomas Edison would be amazed. The conventional light bulb is getting some serious competition from a 10-watt LED bulb -- the first winner of the Energy Department's L prize. August 4, 2011 Go Local on the New Energy.gov Want to learn how you can save money by saving energy? Check out our new and easy to use Tax Credits, Rebates and Savings feature for saving

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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15, 2013 15, 2013 Concentrated solar panels are getting a power boost. This summer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) will be testing a new concentrated solar power system -- one that can help natural gas power plants reduce their fuel usage by up to 20 percent. PNNL has developed a system that uses a thermochemical conversion device to convert natural gas and sunlight into a more energy-rich fuel called syngas. By installing the pictured device in front of a concentrating solar power dish, power plants can burn less fuel. Learn more about concentrated solar energy at PNNL. | Photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Photo of the Week: Boosting Solar Technology

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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4, 2011 4, 2011 Chemical engineer Alan Zacher 10 Questions for a Chemical Engineer: Alan Zacher Chemical engineer Alan Zacher took some time to share advice for students interested in science and engineering and give us the download on his work developing propylene glycol from renewable sources. March 23, 2011 Compositional X-ray image of the rim and margin of a ~4.6 billion year old calcium aluminum refractory inclusion (CAI)
from the Allende carbonaceous chondrite. | Courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Taking a Look at 4.57 Billion Year Old Space Objects Researchers at the Energy Department's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and NASA's Johnson Space Center are investigating objects some 4.57 billion years old in order to better understand how our solar system

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8, 2011 8, 2011 The Amonix 7700 CPV Solar Power Generators at the SolarTAC facility in Aurora, Colorado. | Photo credit: Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory staff photographer Geek-Up[2.18.2011]: Record-Setting Efficiency Through a partnership with NREL, California-based Amonix developed a concentrated solar power technology the size of an IMAX screen with the highest level of efficiency ever achieved for this type of operating solar system. February 17, 2011 The Virginia winners: coach Sharon Webb, Alexander Yang, Steve Qian, Alec Brenner, Owen Gray, Zeming Lin and Ollie, the Virginia Regional Science Bowl puppy | Photo Courtesy of National Science Bowl More Regional Science Bowl Winners By March 25, 2011, thousands of students will have competed in more than

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5, 2011 5, 2011 "Smart Windows" seen at light and dark settings. | Photo Courtesy of SAGE Electrochromics, Inc., by Susan Fleck Photography Making Smart Windows Smarter This new type of glass that could drastically help you control the temperature of your home. "Smart windows" could save 1 quadrillion BTUs of energy each year - more than 1 percent of the nation's annual energy consumption, or more than $10 billion in annual energy costs. April 1, 2011 Two structures of the Mre11-Rad50 complex were solved independently and overlaid, further revealing a flexible hinge in Rad50 near the Mre11 binding site | Courtesy of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Geek-Up[04.01.2011]: A Discovery to Fight Cancer and Other Diseases Learn more about DNA's remarkable "molecular motor" -- a discovery that

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Nitride III-V Activities at Sandia National Labs  

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Lighting: Lighting: Synergisms with Office of Science Materials Programs Jerry A. Simmons Semiconductor Materials and Device Sciences Sandia National Laboratories March 13, 2001 EMaCC Meeting OUTLINE *Brief overview of prospects & promise of SSL *National Initiative *Grand Challenge LDRD at Sandia *BES-supported activities at Sandia provided core capabilities *Other NS applications of nitride materials science Will only discuss inorganic materials and devices here. Major motivation for SSL is energy savings: lighting is large fraction of energy consumption 1 10 100 1000 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 Energy Electricity Illumination (assuming 20% of electricity) Projected WORLD Energy Consumption (Quads) Year 400 Quads 130 Quads 25 Quads 1998 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 Energy Electricity Illumination

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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26, 2013 26, 2013 Our Women @ Energy series is one way we're spreading the word about women leaders, including Mayling Wong-Squires (left), a Mechanical Engineer at the Energy Department's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. | Photo courtesy of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Why We Fight -- Celebrating Women's Equality Day Honoring Women's Equality Day by renewing our commitment to securing opportunities for women in the energy sector. August 23, 2013 EM Office of External Affairs Acting Communications Director Dave Borak talks with EM intern Valerie Edwards. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department. Internships Help Future Energy Leaders Gain Hands-On Experience What's it like interning at the Energy Department? We interviewed one

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29, 2013 29, 2013 Members of the Los Alamos High School team, Los Alamos, New Mexico, concentrates on the answer to a question at the 2012 National Science Bowl in Washington D.C. on April 29, 2012. | Photograph by Dennis Brack, Office of Science Thousands of Students Prepare to Compete in the National Science Bowl Until March 9th, thousands of middle- and high-school students will compete in 120 regional competitions all across the country as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. January 25, 2013 In this 1939 photo, Eric and Margaret Lawrence are sitting inside the tank of something called the 60-inch cyclotron -- a machine invented by their father, Ernest Lawrence. The cyclotron is a unique circular particle accelerator, which Lawrence himself referred to as a "proton merry-go-round." In reality, the cyclotron specialized in smashing atoms. Fun facts: this cyclotron contains a magnet that weighs 220 tons, and experiments conducted on this very machine led to the discovery of plutonium and Nobel Prizes for researchers Glenn Seaborg and Melvin Calvin. Ernest Lawrence passed away in 1958 -- just 23 days later, the Regents of the University of California voted to rename two of the university's nuclear research sites: Lawrence Livermore and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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Sandia National Labs: Physical, Chemical and Nano Sciences Center (PCNSC)  

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Home Home About Us Departments News Partnering Research J. Charles Barbour J. Charles Barbour Director Beverly Eppinga Beverly A. Eppinga Sr. Mgt. Asst. DOI Research Briefs CINT Physical, Chemical, and Nano Sciences Center The Physical, Chemical, and Nano Sciences Center supports Sandia's mission by providing new scientific knowledge.We have two key activities: Support the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) mission with our unique expertise in science-based solutions Perform long-term research, particularly in the physical, chemical, and nano sciences that will enable future microsystems We focus on five technical thrusts: Science-Based Solutions for NNSA Mission Needs Collective Hierarchical Systems Compound Semiconductor Science and Technology Nanosciences

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National Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of Power Plants  

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Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of Power Plants National Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of Power Plants January 25, 2013 - 11:10am Addthis AVESTAR provides high-quality, hands-on, simulator-based workforce training delivered by an experienced team of power industry training professionals for West Virginia students. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Fossil Energy. AVESTAR provides high-quality, hands-on, simulator-based workforce training delivered by an experienced team of power industry training professionals for West Virginia students. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Fossil Energy. Gayland Barksdale Technical Writer, Office of Fossil Energy What Does AVESTAR Provide? Advanced dynamic simulation, control and virtual plant technologies

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User:GregZiebold/U.S. National Lab cleanup | Open Energy Information  

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National Lab cleanup National Lab cleanup < User:GregZiebold Jump to: navigation, search Energy Initiatives ANL Wind Power Forecasting and Electricity Markets Afghanistan-NREL Mission Afghanistan-NREL Resource Maps and Toolkits Algeria-NREL Energy Activities Argentina-NREL Bi-National Energy Working Group Assessment of Biomass Resources from Marginal Lands in APEC Countries Assisting Mexico in Developing Energy Supply and Demand Projections Berkeley India Joint Leadership on Energy and Environment Brazil-NETL Advanced Fossil Fuels Partnerships Brazil-NREL Biofuels and EERE Cooperation Canada-NREL Energy Activities Caribbean-NREL Cooperation Center for BioEnergy Sustainability Chile-NREL Renewable Energy Center and CSP Activities Chile-NREL Rural Electrification Activities China and India Industrial Efficiency NREL Partnership

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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13, 2011 13, 2011 Virginia Tech puts their EcoCar vehicle through the paces at General Motors' Milford Proving Grounds. | Credit Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions EcoCAR Vehicles Get Put to the Test at General Motors' Proving Ground EcoCar vehicles impress during real world testing at General Motors' Milford Proving Grounds. June 13, 2011 White House Rural Council: Creating New Business Opportunities The Council provides a new mechanism to ensure that our work creating new business opportunities and jobs in rural America is well-coordinated between agencies and that no important opportunity is missed. June 10, 2011 Data image on lead telluride thermal conductivity | Photo Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory Geek-Up[6.10.2011]: Thermoelectrics' Great Power, Key Ingredient in Bone's

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22, 2013 22, 2013 History of the Light Bulb The History of the Light Bulb From incandescent bulbs to fluorescents to LEDs, we're exploring the long history of the light bulb. November 21, 2013 This week, the Energy Department's digital team has been focusing on the rivalry between two of history's most important energy-related engineers: Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla. Edison and Tesla's developments in electric power generation and distribution made possible many later breakthroughs. This 1951 photo shows a simple string of four 100-watt light bulbs powered by the first useful electricity ever produced by nuclear power, generated on December 20, 1951, by Argonne's Experimental Breeder Reactor 1. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory.

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: Research: Collective Hierarchical Systems  

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Collective Hierarchical Systems: Collective Hierarchical Systems: Developing life-emulating technologies by exploiting the physics of far-from-equilibrium, self-assembling systems What is it? We want to establish the Physical, Chemical and Nano Sciences Center and Sandia National Laboratories as major players in developing the interdisciplinary science of complex, far-from-equilibrium, self-assembling systems. These are systems that self-assemble highly organized states dynamically, across multiple length scales, through the constant flow-through and consumption of energy and material. Such driven systems, in contrast to equilibrated systems, can, in special cases, develop the key capability of representing, maintaining and modifying information. Such systems also typically bridge multiple length scales by developing

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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17, 2011 17, 2011 Smoke cloud from Endeavour's Final Launge | Photo: NASA, Troy Cryder Experimental Endeavour on a Pillar of Flame: Space Shuttle Rises with Ambitious Technology Aboard In addition to measuring how cosmic rays flow and what they are made of, the AMS will also search for cosmic rays made of a special form of matter known as antimatter. May 17, 2011 Lipid droplets before (left) and after (right) ultrasonic lysis | Photo courtesy of Los Alamos National Laboratory Innovation at Los Alamos Unlocking a New Source of Domestic Oil... From Algae! We now have an excellent idea of just huge the potential is for algae as a biofuel. May 16, 2011 Fuel Cells Shine a Light on the Last Endeavour Space Shuttle Launch NASA's Kennedy Space Center is one of several test sites for a new

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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30, 2012 30, 2012 Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the Founding Partners of Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge sign commitments to reduce energy use in their buildings. | Photo courtesy of the City of Los Angeles. The City of Los Angeles Has Its Spotlight on Energy Efficiency The second largest city in the U.S. commits to increasing energy efficiency in 30 million square feet of public and private buildings. July 26, 2012 Report: Tech Review Takes Snapshot of Energy Research In the energy industry, infrastructure investments must be relevant for decades. Welcome to the Quadrennial Technology Review. July 26, 2012 The Department awardees are being recognized for their efforts in a variety of fields - from advances in power electronics for the electric grid to innovations in scientific computation to new physics developments. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory.

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March 5, 2013 March 5, 2013 Wrapping Up: Our Conversation on Increasing Diversity in STEM Education and the Workforce A recap of our discussion on increasing diversity in science, technology, engineering and math fields. March 4, 2013 These tiny green crystals, measuring just millionths of a meter, preserve the molecular structure and activity of Photosystem II, which carries out the oxygen-releasing process in photosynthesis. The chlorophyll-containing crystals, which have a boxlike structure, were studied at room temperature using ultrashort X-ray pulses at SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source X-ray laser. The image was taken with a light microscope. | Photo by Jan Kern, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Sweet Sunbeams and Creative Catalysts Opening a new window on the way plants generate the oxygen we breathe, SLAC

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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25, 2012 25, 2012 A view of one of the aisles of racks that hold Sequoia's 1.6 million cores. Its 16.32 sustained petaflops and 1.6 petabytes of memory make it the world's fastest supercomputer. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Sequoia Ranked as Fastest Supercomputer in the World With 1.6 million cores and 1.6 petabytes of memory, Sequoia takes the title for the fastest supercomputer on the planet. June 22, 2012 This rendering shows a lysozyme structural model against its X-ray diffraction pattern from SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS), a powerful X-ray laser facility. Researchers have achieved high-resolution images of these simple biomolecules using advanced crystallography at LCLS. | Photo by Anton Barty/DESY Cracking Molecular Structures with Bright Lights - and a Few Good Eggs

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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October 29, 2013 October 29, 2013 VIDEO: Bringing This Year's Energy Pumpkins to Life Watch the Energy Department's digital team bring a CFL, solar panels, an atom and a wind turbine to life in spooky, candlelit time-lapse -- and get inspired to carve energy pumpkins of your own. October 28, 2013 VIDEO: Transforming a House into a Home Some of the nation's best and brightest students are proving that owning ultra-efficient, solar-powered houses can be part of the middle class dream. October 25, 2013 This artist's rendering illustrates the full site installation, including a new aerosol observing system (far left) and a precipitation radar (far right, with 20-ft tower). The site is located near the Graciosa Island aiport terminal, hidden by the image inset. | Image courtesy of ARM Climate Research Facility.

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DOE EiR at Oakridge National Lab 2008/09  

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This project placed an experienced technology entrepreneur at Oak Ridge National Lab, one of DOEâ??s premier laboratories undertaking cutting edge research in a variety of fields, including energy technologies. With the goal of accelerating the commercialization of advanced energy technologies, the task was to review available technologies at the lab and identify those that qualify for licensing and commercialization by a private startup company, backed by private venture capital. During the project, more than 1,500 inventions filed at the lab were reviewed over a 1 year period; a successively smaller number was selected for more detailed review, ultimately resulting in five, and then 1 technology, being reviewed for immediate commercialization. The chosen technology, consisting in computational chemistry based approached to optimization of enzymes, was tested in lab experiments, paid for by funds raised by ORNL for the purpose of proving out the effectiveness of the technology and readiness for commercialization. The experiments proved out that the technology worked however itâ??s performance proved not yet mature enough to qualify for private venture capital funded commercialization in a high tech startup. As a consequence, the project did not result in a new startup company being formed, as originally intended.

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Throwing a Lifeline to Scientists Drowning in Data  

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Throwing a Lifeline Throwing a Lifeline to Scientists Drowning in Data Throwing a Lifeline to Scientists Drowning in Data New topological technique helps scientists 'see' and search large data sets August 1, 2013 | Tags: Analytics Group, Computer Science Contact: Linda Vu, lvu@lbl.gov, (510) 495-2402 New computational techniques developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) may help save scientists from drowning in their own data. Computational scientists at the Lab have figured out how to streamline the analysis of enormous scientific datasets. The analysis uses the same techniques that make complex subway systems understandable at a glance. They describe their work in a paper published in PPoPP'13: Proceedings of the 18th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel

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Los Alamos, Sandia National labs recognize New Mexico small businesses for  

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12th annual innovation celebration 12th annual innovation celebration Los Alamos, Sandia National labs recognize New Mexico small businesses for innovation The program was created in 2000 to bring national laboratory technology and expertise to small businesses in New Mexico and promote economic development with an emphasis on rural areas. April 3, 2013 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy

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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) THOMAS JEFFERSON NATIONAL ACCELERATOR FACILITY (JEFFERSON LAB)  

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- 2014 JSAT Application Package - 2014 JSAT Application Package Page 1 of 6 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) THOMAS JEFFERSON NATIONAL ACCELERATOR FACILITY (JEFFERSON LAB) JLAB SCIENCE ACTIVITIES FOR TEACHERS (JSAT) ATTENTION ALL 5 th , 6 th AND 8 th GRADE MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS! THIS PROGRAM IS FOR YOU! What is it? JSAT is an after school program for 5 th , 6 th and 8 th grade science teachers designed to build teachers' skills in the physical sciences, funded by the Jefferson Science Associates Initiatives Fund. What will I do? The 2013-2014 program will include interactive activities to enhance physical science instruction at the middle school level and lectures by Jefferson Lab staff on the applications of science. And, yes, teachers WILL receive class sets of some activities!

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Operated by Los Alamos National Security, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy's NNSA. Inside | Copyright 2010-11 Los Alamos National Security, ...

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Los Alamos National Laboratory employees, Lab contractor pledge record $2.5  

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United Way pledge record United Way pledge record Los Alamos National Laboratory employees, Lab contractor pledge record $2.5 million to local United Way organizations, other nonprofits The Laboratory employee contributions will fund a number of United Way agencies and programs as well as other eligible nonprofit organizations. November 18, 2010 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy

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Los Alamos National Laboratory employees, Lab contractor pledge record $2.3  

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Local United Way organizations Local United Way organizations Los Alamos National Laboratory employees, Lab contractor pledge record $2.3 million to local United Way organizations, other nonprofits The Laboratory employee contributions will fund a number of United Way agencies and programs as well as other eligible nonprofit organizations. December 1, 2009 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy

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Don Cook tours Y-12's analytical chemistry labs | National Nuclear...  

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the lab's function will be re-established in less space with new equipment in the new Uranium Processing Facility (UPF). Plant Lab Manager Tom Oatts, at right, discusses lab...

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Featured Scientist  

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Chuck Ankenbrandt Chuck Ankenbrandt Chuck Ankenbrandt is our featured scientist this quarter. Chuck has been a Fermilab physicist since 1973 and is a member of the Accelerator Division. He is also heavily involved in educational activities at the Lab. As the father of five children ranging in age from 33 to 8 and the stepfather of four more, Chuck has had a lot of personal educational experience, too! Chuck, thanks for taking the time to talk with us. Would you start by telling us about your current activities at Fermilab? There are three main things now. I'm Experimental Coordinator for the Accelerator Division. I'm designing a high-intensity Fermilab Booster and I'm working with the Education Office on a variety of physics-related activities. What do you do as Experimental Coordinator?

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SBOT WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LAB -WV POC Larry Sullivan  

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WEST VIRGINIA WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LAB -WV POC Larry Sullivan Telephone (412) 386-6115 Email larry.sullivan@netl.doe.gov ADMINISTATIVE / WASTE / REMEDIATION Facilities Support Services 561210 Employment Placement Agencies 561311 Temporary Help Services 561320 Professional Employer Organizations 561330 Document Preparation Services 561410 Security Guards and Patrol Services 561612 Security Systems Services (except Locksmiths) 561621 Janitorial Services 561720 Landscaping Services 561730 Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal 562211 Remediation Services 562910 Materials Recovery Facilities 562920 All Other Miscellaneous Waste Management Services 562998 CONSTRUCTION Industrial Building Construction 236210 Commercial and Institutional Building Construction 236220 Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction

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The Lab  

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The Lab The Lab The Lab Photo Gallery Images of the Lab's world-class facilities and buildings. Click thumbnails to enlarge. Photos arranged by most recent first, horizontal formats before vertical. See Flickr for more sizes and details. LANL buildings at Technical Area 3 LANL buildings at Technical Area 3 Technical Area 3 early morning Technical Area 3 early morning Aerial View of Neutron Science Center Aerial View of Neutron Science Center Aerial View of TA-15 - 1 Aerial View of TA-15 - 1 Aerial View of Los Alamos National Laboratory Aerial View of Los Alamos National Laboratory Aerial View of Los Alamos National Laboratory - 1 Aerial View of Los Alamos National Laboratory - 1 Aerial View of Los Alamos National Laboratory - 3 Aerial View of Los Alamos National Laboratory - 3

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Drawings of Scientists  

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Scientists have a strong impact on our world and my life. . . . There are so many different kinds of scientists and they have many different personalities. But they all have one thing in common, a love for science and discovery. . . . Scientist Judy is wearing her white lab coat. She is a very simple person . . . simple clothes, simple house, simple personality. I think everyone has little bit of science "love" in them. They wonder about processes in their life and processes in their body. A scientist is a male or female that enjoys learning about the Earth and its contents. Scientists have a strong impact on our world and my life. . . . There are so many different kinds of scientists and they have many different personalities. But they all have one thing in common, a love for science and discovery. . . . Scientist Judy is wearing her white lab coat. She is a very simple person . . . simple clothes, simple house, simple personality. I think everyone has little bit of science "love" in them. They wonder about processes in their life and processes in their body. A scientist is a male or female that enjoys learning about the Earth and its contents. Angela Program Contact: Marge Bardeen - mbardeen@fnal.gov Web Maintainer: ed-webmaster@fnal.gov Last Update: March 2, 2000 URL: http://www-ed.fnal.gov/projects/scientists/angela

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LANL | TT | R&D 100 Awards - Los Alamos National Lab: National ...  

Comparison Matrix (doc) 2012 Call (now closed): ... LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy's NNSA. Inside | Copyright 2010-11 Los Alamos National Security, ...

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Berkeley Lab 2006 Long Range Development Plan  

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Planned Growth Berkeley Planning Commission February 14, 2007 Jim Krupnick Laboratory Project Management Officer Topics * Background * Motivation * LRDP Summary * Impacts Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley Lab 202-acre main site UC Berkeley Only multi-program Lab sited next to a university campus - Collaboration - Partnerships - Support of UC education mission Berkeley Lab Staff (2006) 3,359 staff plus visiting researchers = 4,515 adjusted daily population Technical Staff Scientists and Engineers Post docs Graduate Students Undergraduate Students 649 305 326 191 568 1346 274 Faculty Support Staff FY 2006 Funding: $517M (approximately 80% Department of Energy) Biological & Environmental Computing Physics & Fusion NIH Basic Energy Sciences Other Work for Others Other DOE

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Transportation and Electricity Convergence Session 2: National Lab Perspective (Sub-metering Hardware and Protocols)  

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Transportation and Electricity Convergence Session 2: National Lab Perspective (Sub-metering Hardware and Protocols) 1912 2012 Theodore Bohn Argonne National Laboratory 4 th Annual Workshop Evs- Transportation and Electricity Convergence Houston, TX Nov 2, 2011 ANL Perspective: Standards are the common thread that enables interoperability of new technologies Detroit was the first American city to use electric taxi cabs, in 1914. Are Indoor/Outdoor Charge Ports New? Detroit's first electric taxi accumulated >46,000 miles first two years. 2 Outdoor Curb-Side Charging Port Indoor charging stations 3 Charging Levels/ Recharge Times (it depends)  AC Level 1 - 120 v/20A outlet (~1600W) - In most garages - Outlet capacity? - Dedicated outlet usually required

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NREL: News Feature - Prestigious Cherry Award Goes to NREL Scientist  

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Prestigious Cherry Award Goes to NREL Scientist Prestigious Cherry Award Goes to NREL Scientist June 20, 2011 In this photo, the two scientists are smiling as they peer at instruments that process and measure solar cells. Enlarge image National Renewable Energy Laboratory post-doc, John Simon, left, and NREL Principal Scientist, Jerry Olson, right, view test materials in a molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) reactor in their lab at the Solar Energy Research Facility at NREL in Golden, Colo. Credit: Dennis Schroeder A physicist from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory who was a pioneer in multi-junction solar cells for use in outer space and on planet Earth has been awarded the prestigious Cherry Award by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Jerry Olson, a principal scientist at NREL, received the award at the

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Comparison of compensation paid scientists and engineers in research and development: DOE National Survey of Compensation, 1982 data  

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Under a contract with the US Department of Energy, the Columbus Laboratories of Battelle conducts an annual salary survey entitled A National Survey of Compensation Paid to Scientists and Engineers engaged in Research and Development Activities. The 1982 report contained the results of its 15th annual survey and included data for five types of R and D establishments (sectors): Industry, Nonprofit Research Institutes, Federally Funded R and D Centers (referred to as Contract Research Centers), Federal Government Laboratories, and Educational Institutions. This study covers 18 DOE contractor-operated laboratories, 7 of which are included in the Contract Research Center sector of Battelle's National Survey. Each DOE Laboratory agreed that computer tapes of its submission, reflecting Survey input, would be made available to DOE for this study. The purpose of this study is to compare compensation and other characteristics of the DOE Laboratories with National Survey patterns.

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Comparison of compensation paid scientists and engineers in research and development: DOE national survey of compensation, 1981 data  

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Under a contract with the US Department of Energy, the Columbus Laboratories of Battelle conducts an annual salary survey entitled A National Survey of Compensation Paid to Scientists and Engineers Engaged in Research and Development Activities. The 1981 report contained the results of its 14th annual survey and included data for five types of R and D establishments (sectors): Industry, Nonprofit Research Institutes, Federally Funded R and D Centers (referred to as Contract Research Centers), Federal Government Laboratories, and Educational Institutions. This study covers 18 DOE contractor-operated laboratories, 7 of which are included in the Contract Research Center sector of Battelle's National Survey. Each DOE Laboratory agreed that computer tapes of its submission, reflecting Survey input, would be made available to DOE for this study. The purpose of this study is to compare compensation and other characteristics of the DOE Laboratories with National Survey patterns.

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Monitoring the recovery of decommissioned roads with citizen scientists in the Clearwater National Forest, Idaho  

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episodic storms in northern Idaho. Transportation Researchwith the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho. References Block, W. , A.National Forest, Orofino, Idaho. US Environmental Protection

Court, Katherine; Switalski, T. Adam; Broberg, Len; Lloyd, Rebecca

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A Survey of LTR Program Industry Partner Satisfaction at Oak Ridge National Lab  

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As a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science (SC) National Laboratory, the Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) participates in the Laboratory Technology Research (LTR) Program. The mission of the LTR Program is to advance science and technology, in support of DOE missions, toward innovative applications through cost-shared partnerships with the private sector. The benefits to industry participants include gaining access to world-class researchers and facilities, while the benefits to the ORNL researchers includes leveraging the declining government-provided funds. Thus, the importance placed upon industry partner satisfaction is large, especially if the LTR Program is to be sustained during episodes of government budget constraints. Realizing the critical nature of partner satisfaction, in 1998 the DOE-SC National Laboratories surveyed industrial partners to assess their satisfaction with the cooperative research projects in which they were involved. This paper will describe the survey methodology including development of the questionnaire and a summary of the responses (particularly those which are germane to the ORNL.) The results of the survey will be categorized as follows: (1) Desire to partner again with ORNL; (2) Benefits obtained by the company from the partnership; and (3) LTR Program ratings assigned in 11 key areas (i.e., quality of work, expertise, protection of intellectual property, value, facilities, understanding company needs, reliability of funding, schedule responsiveness, project management, contract negotiation, and contract administration.) More information about the LTR Program can be found at http://www.er.doe.gov/production/octr/aentr/aeptrnr.html.

Payne, T.L.; Kniel, C.

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