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Assignment 3 MECH 6511 Due on Mar. 22, 06 Question 1  

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. Calculate the volume of air space in the walls of an expanded polystyrene foam cup of 50 kg/m3 densityAssignment 3 MECH 6511 Due on Mar. 22, 06 Question 1: The density of polystyrene is 1.05 g/cm3 (graphite): 2.25 g/cm3 . #12;Question 3: The time dependence of crystallization can be described by Avrami

Medraj, Mamoun

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Assignment 3 MECH 421 Due on Mar. 22, 06 Question 1  

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. Calculate the volume of air space in the walls of an expanded polystyrene foam cup of 50 kg/m3 densityAssignment 3 MECH 421 Due on Mar. 22, 06 Question 1: The density of polystyrene is 1.05 g/cm3 (graphite): 2.25 g/cm3 . #12;Question 3: An extruder has a barrel diameter = 5.0 inch and length = 12 ft

Medraj, Mamoun

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Exploring user's perception toward automated checkout trolley in developing countries  

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Retailers nowadays have relied on technology-based self-service options such as the self-checkout system to provide better customer value through pleasant shopping experience. Recently, automated checkout shopping trolley technologies have taken a further ... Keywords: automated checkout, technology management, technology-based self-service (TBSS)

Koh Peik See; Tan Shiang-Yen; Nasuha Lee Abdullah; Rosnah Idrus

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exploring the inherent benefits of RFID and automated self-serve checkouts in a B2C environment  

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Automated identification services such as RFID and self-serve checkouts that require many different technological components in order to successfully operate and be accepted in a B2C (Business-to-Customer) environment. In theory, ... Keywords: B2C, CRM, RFID, SCM, autoID, automatic identification, business information systems, business-to-, customer, customer relationship management, radio frequency identification, retail grocery, retailing, self service checkouts, self-checkout, strategy, supply chain management, technology adoption

Alan D. Smith

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Library Patrons in New York Check-Out Renewable Energy | Department of  

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Library Patrons in New York Check-Out Renewable Energy Library Patrons in New York Check-Out Renewable Energy Library Patrons in New York Check-Out Renewable Energy December 27, 2011 - 12:52pm Addthis The public library in Esopus, New York, used Recovery Act funds to install two photovoltaic arrays expected to generate 31,200 kWh of electricity annually -- approximately 30 percent of the library’s electricity use and a savings of nearly $4,000 in energy costs each year. | Photo courtesy of New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The public library in Esopus, New York, used Recovery Act funds to install two photovoltaic arrays expected to generate 31,200 kWh of electricity annually -- approximately 30 percent of the library's electricity use and a savings of nearly $4,000 in energy costs each year. | Photo courtesy of

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ANALYSIS OF THE QUALITY OF SERVICES FOR CHECKOUT OPERATION IN ICA SUPERMARKET USING QUEUING THEORY  

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This paper describes a queuing model for a single server process. This model is developed for a checkout sales operation in ICA supermarket, Borlange. The model contains one server which is checkout sales counter area. This server consists of a series of Queues. In any service system, a queue forms whenever current demand exceeds the existing capacity to serve. This occurs when the checkout operation unit is too busy to serve the arriving costumers, immediately. After the office hours, in which arrivals of customers occur at varying times hence the service times also vary accordingly, the chances of number of customers may increase. This paper contains the analysis of Quality service of supermarket account service unit. One of the expected gains from studying queuing systems is to make the services more efficient in terms of resources utilization, hence eliminating the queues so customers will not have to wait when servers are too busy. In other words, trying to detect the variability in service and time, and eliminate that variability to improve the quality of the services where required, is the aim of our research paper. This study requires an empirical data which may include the variables like, Arrival Time in the checkout operating unit, Departure Time, etc. A questionnaire is developed to collect the data for such variables and the reaction of the ICA Supermarket from the customers separately. TABLE OF CONTENTS

Azmat Nafees; Liwen Liang; M. Sc; Presented To Supervisor Richard Stridbek; Azmat Nafees; Liwen Liang; Professor Richard Stridbek

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Buddy's is now offering a self-service cooler and checkout system in the SNS b  

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Buddy's is now offering a self-service cooler and checkout system in the SNS building 8600 after its Buddy's is now offering a self-service cooler and checkout system in the SNS building 8600 after its normal operating hours. The self-service cooler and kiosk will be open from 1:15 pm to 6:30 am the following morning. Buddy's employees will not be available or present during this time. The cafeteria will be operating on the Honor System, choose what you like and make sure to ring up each item you wish to purchase, as the items are inventoried every day. While traditional cafeteria style buffet etc. will not be offered, Buddy's will offer a wide variety of the following: sandwiches, salads, soups, side items, yogurts, drinks and desserts. The self-service cooler is located next to the salad bar and behind the drink station. All items have been tagged with custom barcodes (if they didn't have one already, ex. Chips and

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Appropriations Questions  

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

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West Valley Demonstration Project vitrification process equipment Functional and Checkout Testing of Systems (FACTS)  

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The Vitrification Facility (VF) at the West Valley Demonstration Project was designed to convert stored radioactive waste into a stable glass for disposal in a federal repository. The Functional and Checkout Testing of Systems (FACTS) program was conducted from 1984 to 1989. During this time new equipment and processes were developed, installed, and implemented. Thirty-seven FACTS tests were conducted, and approximately 150,000 kg of glass were made by using nonradioactive materials to simulate the radioactive waste. By contrast, the planned radioactive operation is expected to produce approximately 500,000 kg of glass. The FACTS program demonstrated the effectiveness of equipment and procedures in the vitrification system, and the ability of the VF to produce quality glass on schedule. FACTS testing also provided data to validate the WVNS waste glass qualification method and verify that the product glass would meet federal repository acceptance requirements. The system was built and performed to standards which would have enabled it to be used in radioactive service. As a result, much of the VF tested, such as the civil construction, feed mixing and holding vessels, and the off-gas scrubber, will be converted for radioactive operation. The melter was still in good condition after being at temperature for fifty-eight of the sixty months of FACTS. However, the melter exceeded its recommended design life and will be replaced with a similar melter. Components that were not designed for remote operation and maintenance will be replaced with remote-use items. The FACTS testing was accomplished with no significant worker injury or environmental releases. During the last FACTS run, the VF processes approximated the remote-handling system that will be used in radioactive operations. Following this run the VF was disassembled for conversion to a radioactive process. Functional and checkout testing of new components will be performed prior to radioactive operation.

Carl, D.E.; Paul, J.; Foran, J.M.; Brooks, R.

1990-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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LAPTOP COMPUTER CHECKOUT POLICY There are two laptop computers that can be checked out by faculty who need them for  

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LAPTOP COMPUTER CHECKOUT POLICY There are two laptop computers that can be checked out by faculty policy which was adopted by College Council: (1) The pool laptop computers can be checked out for no more than 2 weeks at a time. (2) Reservation requests for portable computers should be submitted at least 1

Selmic, Sandra

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A Web-based Question Answering System  

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

Zhang, Dell

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  

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

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Frequently Asked Questions  

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

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Frequently Asked Questions  

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

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Spanish Question Answering Evaluation  

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

Anselmo Peas; Felisa Verdejo; Jess Herrera

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Frequently Asked Questions  

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

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Questions and Answers  

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

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

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CAT questions and answers  

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

1993-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ARM - Key Science Questions  

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

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ARM - AMF Science Questions  

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

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Data Provider Questions  

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

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Frequently Asked Questions  

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

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Medical and Medical Related Questions  

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

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General Questions | Department of Energy  

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

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Appropriations Questions | Department of Energy  

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

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[Question 1] A supermarket is going to have a new store design and remodel the store as follows. The  

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, the next number is called and the customer with that number enters the available checkout counter number of customers is L1=60/hour*45min=45. 2. What's the minimum number of checkout counters required] the number of customers at checkout counters is L2=60/hour*4min=4. So, the number of total customers

Shihada, Basem

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H. UNREVIEWED SAFETY QUESTIONS  

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

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H. UNREVIEWED SAFETY QUESTIONS  

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

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

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Q# Question Answer  

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

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Q# Question Answer  

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

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Type: Question Subject: help - CECM  

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

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Syntactic features in question answering  

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

Xiaoyan Li

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fermilab | Tune IT Up | Submit a Question  

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

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Information Management Governance Frequently Asked Questions...  

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

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Frequently Asked Global Change Questions  

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

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TECHNICAL QUESTIONS What Every Parent ...  

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

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Biomedical question answering: A survey  

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

Sofia J. Athenikos; Hyoil Han

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The TREC question answering track  

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

Ellen M. Voorhees

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Questions and Answers - Can you crush atoms?  

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

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Searcher performance in question answering  

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

Mingfang Wu; Michael Fuller; Ross Wilkinson

2001-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Open-domain question: answering  

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

John Prager

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pre-Solicitation Questions with Answers Q# Question Answer  

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

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Gas Prices: Frequently Asked Questions  

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

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Sector 1 Frequently Asked Questions  

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

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EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards: Frequently Asked Questions  

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

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Policy Questions on Energy Storage Technologies | Department...  

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

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Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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

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Questions and Answers - How do atoms form?  

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

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ASBESTOS / FIBERS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS  

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

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2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pre-Solicitation Questions with Answers Q# Question Answer  

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

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Answering Key Fuel Cycle Questions  

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

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

2004-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Answering Key Fuel Cycle Questions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

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

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A-76 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS  

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

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

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Suggested Questions for Panel Discussion: Infrastructure and Transportation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Suggested Questions for Panel Discussion: Infrastructure and Transportation Moderator: Kirk Panelists: Jim Wood, Director of the Office of Policy Planning, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT will face due to future changes in climate/climate variability, and sea levels? Jim Wood: One

Watson, Craig A.

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Fermilab | Employee Advisory Group | Suggestions and Questions  

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Phone Book Fermilab at Work Search Search Go Skip over navigation to main content EAG Home About the EAG EAG Members Questions and Answers Suggestions and Questions Focus Group...

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Fermilab | Employee Advisory Group | Questions & Answers  

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Phone Book Fermilab at Work Search Search Go Skip over navigation to main content EAG Home About the EAG EAG Members Questions and Answers Suggestions and Questions Focus Group...

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On the interpretation of concealed questions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

Nathan, Lance Edward

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Discourse structuring questions and scalar implicatures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

Anton Benz; Fabienne Salfner

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Web question answering: is more always better?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

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

2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Two key questions about color superconductivity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

Kundu, Joydip, 1977-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Type: Question Subject: Card trick - CECM  

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

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Attn Technology Transfer Questions.txt - Notepad  

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

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

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Question answering based on semantic structures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

Srini Narayanan; Sanda Harabagiu

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Answering definitional questions before they are asked  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

Fernandes, Aaron D. (Aaron David)

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Context-based question-answering evaluation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

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

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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

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ICCS questions received by March 19, 2010  

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

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Attn Technology Transfer Questions.txt - Notepad  

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

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Just-in-Time Interactive Question Answering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

2003-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Frequently Asked Questions for APS Beamline Visitors  

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

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Questions and Answers concerning the Information Retrieval ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

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Query expansion techniques for question answering.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

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

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Two key questions about color superconductivity.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

Kundu, Joydip, 1977-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Statistical source expansion for question answering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

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

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Discovering logical knowledge for deep question answering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

Zhao Liu; Xipeng Qiu; Ling Cao; Xuanjing Huang

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER QUESTIONS..txt - Notepad  

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

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

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Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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

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Questions and Answers | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Questions and Answers | National Nuclear Security Administration Questions and Answers | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog The National Nuclear Security Administration Questions and Answers Home > About Us > Our Operations > Acquisition and Project Management > Major Contract Solicitations > Environmental Program Services Contract >

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Further Discussion of Questions Concerning the Possible Influence of Anthropogenic CO2 on Atmospheric Temperature  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The calculation by Newell and Dopplick (1979) of atmospheric temperature change due to CO2 doubling yielded such a small increase because the analysis was incomplete. In fact, the method of calculation is itself of questionable utility because it ...

Robert G. Watts

1982-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Response to Weatherization Questions | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Last Call for Questions | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

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

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

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10 CFR 707 - Frequently Asked Questions  

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

89

Questions and Answers - Does gravity affect atoms?  

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

90

Questioning the virginity of olive oils  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

91

Query expansion techniques for question answering  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

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

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Response to Weatherization Questions | Department of Energy  

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

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

93

Five Open Questions About Prediction Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

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

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ten questions and answers about superconductivity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

Tian De Cao

2010-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Compositional question answering: A divide and conquer approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

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

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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From Question Answering to Visual Exploration  

SciTech Connect

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

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

2006-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Questions and Answers - Is krypton dangerous?  

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

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A Question of Savings | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Questions and Answers - Which jobs use electromagnets?  

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

100

Questions and Answers - Who discovered the elements?  

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

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Landowners' Frequently Asked Questions about Wind Development  

Wind Powering America (EERE)

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

102

Questions and Answers - What is a meniscus?  

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

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Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Checkout, Testing, and Commissioning Plan RM  

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

The CP RM Module is a tool that assists DOE federal project review teams in evaluating the sufficiency of the Commissioning Plan and its implementation. The CP RM can be used by the DOE federal...

105

Questions and Answers March 9, 2012  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

106

Question Answering on a case insensitive corpus  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

Wei Li; Rohini Srihari; Cheng Niu; Xiaoge Li

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Versatile question answering systems: seeing in synthesis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

Sparsh Mittal; Ankush Mittal

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Uptraining for accurate deterministic question parsing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

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

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

Treatment of Anthrax Disease Frequently Asked Questions  

SciTech Connect

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

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

2010-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

110

Retrieving answers from frequently asked questions pages on the web  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

Valentin Jijkoun; Maarten de Rijke

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

QUESTIONS BY AREA OF INTEREST : AOI #4  

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

112

Fermilab | Tune IT Up | Questions & Answers  

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

113

SCE Responses to Customer Data Questions  

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

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

114

Frequently Asked Questions | Superconducting Magnet Division  

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

115

EMSL: About EMSL: Frequently Asked Questions  

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

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Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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

117

Complexity of question/answer games  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

Sarmad Abbasi; Numan Sheikh

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

Questions and Answers - What is plasma?  

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

119

Management of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) questions & answers  

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

NONE

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Implementing clarification dialogues in open domain question answering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

Marco De Boni; Suresh Manandhar

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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121

Virginia State SOL Practice Tests - Frequently Asked Questions  

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

122

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

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

123

DOE Solar Decathlon: Solar Decathlon Frequently Asked Questions  

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

124

Use of social network sites for question and answer behavior  

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

Panovich, Katrina (Katrina Marie)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

University of California Response to DOE Questions Regarding...  

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

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

126

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

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

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

127

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

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

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

128

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

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

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

129

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

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

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

130

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

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

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

131

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

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

Issues Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Grant and Award-Related Issues Additional questions and answers from recipients of awards on grant and...

132

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

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

Confidentiality (Revised Answer) Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Confidentiality (Revised Answer) Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid...

133

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

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

Accounting Systems Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Accounting Systems Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program:...

134

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

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

Commercially Valuable Smart Grid Data Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Commercially Valuable Smart Grid Data Questions and answers for the Smart...

135

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

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

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

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Pacific Northwest residential energy survey. Volume 3. Question-by-question results  

SciTech Connect

Tabulations are presented of responses to approximately 105 questions. Results are tabulated by 9 geographic regions: the four states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington; four climate zones in the region; and a weighted Pacific Northwest total. A description of the tabulated data is given in the Introduction. Tabulated data deal with questions on dwelling characteristics; heating and air-conditioning systems; water heating; appliances; demographic and swelling characteristics; and insulation.

None

1980-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

APPROPRIATE AND INAPPROPRIATE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS Subject Appropriate Inappropriate  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

significant Questions about credit ratings OR GARNISHMENTS financial responsibility or access to cash since

Sheridan, Jennifer

138

Lightweight web-based fact repositories for textual question answering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Since answers to fact-seeking questions usually reside within small factual text nuggets, often "hidden" within full-length documents, their relevance to a question is not necessarily correlated to the relevance of the full-length document to the question. ... Keywords: fact extraction, lightweight text analysis, question answering, web information retrieval

Marius Pa?ca

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

LTS Plan Workshop Questions and Comments  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

of values due to seasonal influences and analytical precision. 10. Springs 6303 and 6306 are not on the LTS Plan maps or tables. Response J-10: Sampling of springs SP-6303 and...

140

Building Technologies Office: Frequently Asked Questions About the  

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

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Career Opportunities - Frequently Asked Questions | Argonne National  

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

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Frequently Asked Questions … Certification Grace Period  

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

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

143

Frequently Asked Questions … Certification Grace Period  

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

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

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

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

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Questions, Answers and Clarifications Commercial Scale Advanced Biofuels Production Facilities Solicitation  

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Questions, Answers and Clarifications Commercial Scale Advanced Biofuels Production Facilities biofuels production facility? A.1 An existing biofuels facility is an existing facility that, as of the application due date of PON-13-601, produces (or did produce) biofuels in California. Q.2 Must an eligible

146

Solid-State Lighting: Frequently Asked Questions About the Technology  

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

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10 Questions for a Chemical Engineer: Steven Sherman | Department...  

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

10 Questions for a Chemical Engineer: Steven Sherman 10 Questions for a Chemical Engineer: Steven Sherman May 19, 2011 - 4:18pm Addthis Chemical Engineer Steven Sherman | Photo...

148

CISSP Practice Questions Exam Cram, 2nd edition  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Master Your Knowledge of the CISSP Exam! Features more than 500 questions, organized to reflect the current CISSP exam objectives, so you can easily assess your knowledge of every topic. Each question includes a detailed answer explanation. Provides ...

Michael Gregg

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Nano Lect 1 Questions and Keypoints Key Points  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Nano Lect 1 ­ Questions and Keypoints Key Points 1. What is nano technology: a. Very small technology with device in the 1nm to 100nm lots of useful properties Questions 1. Define nanotechnology. Is an nano

Smy, Tom

150

Electric Vehicle Deployment: Policy Questions and Impacts to...  

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

Questions and Impacts to the U.S. Electric Grid - EAC Recommendations (November 2011) Electric Vehicle Deployment: Policy Questions and Impacts to the U.S. Electric Grid - EAC...

151

Have a Question About Energy Efficiency or Renewable Energy?...  

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

questions you might have. Download Adobe Reader. Question: How do I calculate the energy usage of my appliances and other electronic devices? Answer: If you're trying to reduce...

152

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

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

Jobs CreatedRetained in SIPRIS Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Jobs CreatedRetained in SIPRIS Questions and answers related to the...

153

HITIQA: an interactive question answering system a preliminary report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

HITIQA is an interactive question answering technology designed to allow intelligence analysts and other users of information systems to pose questions in natural language and obtain relevant answers, or the assistance they require in order to perform ...

Sharon Small; Ting Liu; Nobuyuki Shimizu; Tomek Strzalkowski

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Questions_and_Answers_on_the_New_Access_Control_System  

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Questions and Answers on the New Access Control System for HQ Security Areas September 15, 2010 Question: Why is the current access control system to security areas being changed?...

155

Hitiqa: High-quality intelligence through interactive question answering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We describe an interactive question answering system, HITIQA, which helps users find answers to complex analytical problems. Such problems often necessitate the user to submit not one but an entire series of questions, both simple and complex, and then ...

S. Small; T. Strzalkowski

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Frequently Asked Questions: About Federal Fleet Management (Brochure)  

SciTech Connect

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

Not Available

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

Sibyl, a factoid question-answering system for spoken documents  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this article, we present a factoid question-answering system, Sibyl, specifically tailored for question answering (QA) on spoken-word documents. This work explores, for the first time, which techniques can be robustly adapted from the usual QA on ... Keywords: Question answering, spoken document retrieval

Pere R. Comas; Jordi Turmo; Llus Mrquez

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

Genetic algorithms for data-driven web question answering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present an evolutionary approach for the computation of exact answers to natural languages (NL) questions. Answers are extracted directly from the N--best snippets, which have been identified by a standard Web search engine using NL questions. ... Keywords: Genetic algorithms, Web mining, natural language processing, question answering

Alejandro G. Figueroa; Gnter Neumann

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

ME/AE/CompE/EE 378 Mechatronics Questions: Actuators  

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frequency plots. QUESTION 5 For a permanent magnet DC motor, explain how the bandwidth changesME/AE/CompE/EE 378 ­ Mechatronics Questions: Actuators QUESTION 1 A DC motor is attached equations describing the dynamics of the current, motor angular velocity, motor angular position, load

Landers, Robert G.

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An application of automated reasoning in natural language question answering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The LogAnswer system is an application of automated reasoning to the field of open domain question answering. In order to find answers to natural language questions regarding arbitrary topics, the system integrates an automated theorem prover in a framework ... Keywords: Question answering, theorem prover

Ulrich Furbach; Ingo Glckner; Bjrn Pelzer

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aspects of spatial thinking in geography textbook questions  

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

Jo, Injeong

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Is Hubble's Expansion due to Dark Energy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

{\\it The universe is expanding} is known (through Galaxy observations) since 1929 through Hubble's discovery ($V = H D$). Recently in 1999, it is found (through Supernovae observations) that the universe is not simply expanding but is accelerating too. We, however, hardly know only $4\\%$ of the universe. The Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) satellite observational data suggest $73\\%$ content of the universe in the form of dark-energy, $23\\%$ in the form of non-baryonic dark-matter and the rest $4\\%$ in the form of the usual baryonic matter. The acceleration of the universe is ascribed to this dark-energy with bizarre properties (repulsive-gravity). The question is that whether Hubble's expansion is just due to the shock of big-bang & inflation or it is due to the repulsive-gravity of dark-energy? Now, it is believed to be due to dark-energy, say, by re-introducing the once-discarded cosmological-constant $\\Lambda$. In the present paper, it is shown that `the formula for acceleration due to dark-energy' is (almost) exactly of same-form as `the acceleration formula from the Hubble's law'. Hence, it is concluded that: yes, `indeed it is the dark-energy responsible for the Hubble's expansion too, in-addition to the current on-going acceleration of the universe'.

R. C. Gupta; Anirudh Pradhan

2010-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

163

Users Frequently Asked Questions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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

164

Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program:  

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

Meter Installations Meter Installations Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Meter Installations Questions and answers related to the reporting of meter installations in the SmartGrid Integrated Project Reporting Information System (SIPRIS), both for the intial report and subsequent reports. Projects reporting jobs are part of the Smart Grid Investment Grant Project under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Meter Installations More Documents & Publications Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting Webinar Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Jobs Created/Retained in SIPRIS

165

Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions  

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

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Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program:  

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

Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Miscellaneous Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Miscellaneous Additional questions and answers from recipients of awards under the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program on the Buy American provision of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Miscellaneous More Documents & Publications Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Confidentiality (Revised Answer) Q&A for the Smart Grid Investment Program: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), January 29, 2010 Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Davis-Bacon / Buy American Relationship,

167

Frequently Asked Questions about the Office of Energy Efficiency and  

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

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

168

Frequently Asked Questions Form EIA-857  

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

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

169

Forty Most Asked Questions Concerning CEQ's National Environmental Policy  

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

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

170

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

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

171

Appliance Rebates: Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

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

172

Questions about how plants die leads to climate change answers  

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Questions about how plants die leads to climate change answers Questions about how plants die leads to climate change answers Questions about how plants die leads to climate change answers Understanding mechanisms of mortality will provide important input to future climate forecasts. March 12, 2012 Tree in the desert The scientists' goal is to provide basic insights into questions such as how plants die, especially during drought. While the question of plant mortality is easy to conceptualize, it is difficult to study because of the spatial and temporal variation of processes over the plant. Get Expertise Researcher Michelle Espy Applied Modern Physics Email Researcher Sanna Sevanto Earth System Observations Email While the question of plant mortality is easy to conceptualize, it is difficult to study because of the spatial and temporal variation of

173

Appliance Rebates: Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

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

174

Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program:  

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

Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Jobs Created/Retained in SIPRIS Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Jobs Created/Retained in SIPRIS Questions and answers related to the reporting of jobs in the SmartGrid Integrated Project Reporting Information System (SIPRIS), both for the intial report and subsequent reports. Projects reporting jobs are part of the Smart Grid Investment Grant Project under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Jobs Created/Retained in SIPRIS More Documents & Publications Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting Webinar Recovery Act Recipient Reporting on FederalReporting.gov

175

Linguistic and Semantic Passage Retrieval Strategies for Question Answering  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Question Answering (QA) is the task of searching a large text collection for specific answers to questions posed in natural language. Many QA systems rely heavily on Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology, such as syntactic and semantic parsing and named entity recognition, for question analysis and for answer generation. To access the text collection, QA systems often use off-the-shelf bag-of-words Information Retrieval (IR) solutions, which rank results by matching a set of keyterms extracted from the question. There is a fundamental disconnect between the capabilities of the bag-of-words retrieval model and the retrieval needs of the QA system. Bag-of-words IR retrieves documents matching a query, but the QA system really needs documents that contain answers. Through question analysis, the QA system has compiled a sophisticated information need representation for what constitutes an answer to the question. This representation is composed of a set of linguistic and semantic constraints

Matthew W. Bilotti; Jamie Callan; Jaime Carbonell

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Answering complex, list and context questions with LCC's  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... is imposed by questions like "What is done with worn and outdated flags?". ... showing that the esophagus is part of the digestive tube or gastroin ...

2002-02-12T23:59:59.000Z

177

ORP Tank Farms Unreviewed Safety Question Process Implementation...  

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

Activity Report for the Selected Aspects of Tank Farms Unreviewed Safety Question Process Implementation Dates of Activity 02212011 - 04182011 Report Preparer Shivaji S....

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GN470080 - IMPLEMENTING THE UNREVIEWED SAFETY QUESTION (USQ)...  

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080, Implementing the Unreviewed Safety Question (USQ) Process for Nuclear Facilities, is not available on Sandia's external web. Contractors who need access to this information...

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

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

Provision of Section 1605 of the Recovery Act to Projects Under the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program:...

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

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

Aquariums, Golf Courses and Swimming Pools. Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Revised Answer on Installation of Smart Meters on Casinos, Zoos...

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

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

Requests for Approval of Encumbrance Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: FAQ on Guidance for Submitting Requests for Approval of Encumbrance...

182

Discovery of inference rules for question-answering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

One of the main challenges in question-answering is the potential mismatch between the expressions in questions and the expressions in texts. While humans appear to use inference rules such as X writes Y implies X is the author of ...

Dekang Lin; Patrick Pantel

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Outstanding Questions about Mergers in Clusters of Galaxies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

At the request of the organizers of the Santa Fe meeting on X-Ray and Radio Connections, I list some important questions and lines of inquiry for the future study of the X-ray and radio connections in mergers in clusters of galaxies, These questions are based on the talks, posters, and discussions at this meeting,

Craig L. Sarazin

2004-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

184

Answering Your Questions about Grid Modernization | Department of Energy  

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

Answering Your Questions about Grid Modernization Answering Your Questions about Grid Modernization Answering Your Questions about Grid Modernization June 18, 2013 - 10:47am Addthis Patricia A. Hoffman Patricia A. Hoffman Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability Smart Grid Recap Find other articles in the Smart Grid Week series by visiting our Smart Grid page. During last week's Smart Grid Week, we highlighted some of the efforts currently underway to modernize the nation's electric grid. Below are answers to some of the questions submitted by readers. As we continue to build a more reliable, resilient and secure grid, I look forward to an ongoing dialogue. Question: What's the difference between the smart grid and a microgrid? The term "smart grid" has come to mean a range of technologies, tools

185

Commercial Building Energy Asset Score Frequently Asked Questions |  

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

186

Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

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

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Fermilab | Tritium at Fermilab | Frequently asked questions about tritium  

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

188

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

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

189

Answering Your Questions about Grid Modernization | Department of Energy  

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

Answering Your Questions about Grid Modernization Answering Your Questions about Grid Modernization Answering Your Questions about Grid Modernization June 18, 2013 - 10:47am Addthis Patricia A. Hoffman Patricia A. Hoffman Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability Smart Grid Recap Find other articles in the Smart Grid Week series by visiting our Smart Grid page. During last week's Smart Grid Week, we highlighted some of the efforts currently underway to modernize the nation's electric grid. Below are answers to some of the questions submitted by readers. As we continue to build a more reliable, resilient and secure grid, I look forward to an ongoing dialogue. Question: What's the difference between the smart grid and a microgrid? The term "smart grid" has come to mean a range of technologies, tools

190

Your Unanswered Questions.... Answered - Batch 2 | Department of Energy  

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

Your Unanswered Questions.... Answered - Batch 2 Your Unanswered Questions.... Answered - Batch 2 Your Unanswered Questions.... Answered - Batch 2 February 28, 2011 - 2:46pm Addthis Ginny Simmons Ginny Simmons Former Managing Editor for Energy.gov, Office of Public Affairs Last month, Secretary Chu hosted an online town hall to discuss President Obama's clean energy innovation agenda -- and while he was able to answer about 10 questions submitted online during the event, we received more than 200! For the next fews days, we're answering some of the ones Secretary Chu wasn't able to get to that day. Below is our second batch of questions and answers. From John Fahey over Facebook: How can we create a predictable investment environment for the renewable sector? President Obama's proposal to generate 80 percent of electricity from

191

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

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

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

192

ESPC ENABLE Webinar for ESCOs Question and Answer Recap  

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

ESPC ENABLE Webinar for ESCOs ESPC ENABLE Webinar for ESCOs Question and Answer Session Recap 9/13/2012 ESPC ENABLE Program, Process, and General Questions - Question: Would a copy of these slides be available to the attendees? Answer: Yes, we will be sending them out and posting them on the FEMP website after the webinar. The ESPC ENABLE Website is: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/financing/espc_enable.html Question: Will agencies be permitted to combine financing and appropriations? Answer: It would certainly be allowed, however, it is expected that the majority of the target sites will not have appropriations to apply to these projects. Question: It was mentioned that Option A is used for M&V. Do you require measurement under Option A of loads and operating hours or can they be stipulated such as typical M&V Guidelines may allow?

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Tuesday Talk: Secretary Chu Answers Your Questions LIVE | Department of  

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

Tuesday Talk: Secretary Chu Answers Your Questions LIVE Tuesday Talk: Secretary Chu Answers Your Questions LIVE Tuesday Talk: Secretary Chu Answers Your Questions LIVE November 30, 2010 - 12:02pm Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Later today Secretary Chu will be answering your questions as a part of the White House's Tuesday Talk series. The discussion will be broadcast live starting at 1:15 EST and will build off of the Secretary's speech at the National Press Club yesterday, which called on the United States to sharply accelerate innovations in clean energy. You can submit your questions for consideration via the White House's official Facebook page or Whitehouse.gov. You can also utilize the White House Facebook application to discuss the Tuesday Talk as it happens and

194

Responses To Questions Concerning Technology Transfer Practices at DOE  

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

Responses To Questions Concerning Technology Transfer Practices at Responses To Questions Concerning Technology Transfer Practices at DOE Laboratories Responses To Questions Concerning Technology Transfer Practices at DOE Laboratories AllianceForSustainableEnergy Battelle Department of Economic and Community Development Planar Energy Devices Center for Hydrogen Research Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) APJeT, Inc. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) American Superconductor (AMSC) Economic Development Partnership Campbell Applied Physics, Inc. Oak Ridge Economic Partnership Purdue University Council on Governmental Relations Cummins University of California ORNL Tech Transfer Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Eastman Chemical Company Sandia National Laboratories Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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10 Questions for a Physicist: Christian Bauer | Department of Energy  

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

Physicist: Christian Bauer Physicist: Christian Bauer 10 Questions for a Physicist: Christian Bauer October 13, 2011 - 1:16pm Addthis Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Physicist Christian Bauer | Photo courtesy Roy Kaltschmidt, LBNL Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Physicist Christian Bauer | Photo courtesy Roy Kaltschmidt, LBNL Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Meet Christian Bauer - theoretical physicist at Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory and a newly minted recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). In the latest 10 Questions, Dr. Bauer discusses his work in high-energy physics and shares how these developments are helping craft our understanding of nature's most fundamental questions.

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Questions and Answers - How do the elements on the element table...  

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When was the nucleus discovered? Previous Question (When was the nucleus discovered?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Why do the electron shell names start with K...

197

Questions and Answers - Do radioactive things glow in the dark?  

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Someone told me that Cherenkov radiationis analogous to breaking the sound barrier... Someone told me that Cherenkov radiation<br>is analogous to breaking the sound barrier... Previous Question (Someone told me that Cherenkov radiation is analogous to breaking the sound barrier...) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (If energy is formed by a generator, how does it form the energy?) If energy is formed by a generator,how does it form the energy? Do radioactive things glow in the dark? The short answer to your question is "no," radioactive things do not glow in the dark - not by themselves anyway. Radiation emitted by radioactive materials is not visible to the human eye. However, there are ways to"convert" this invisible energy to visible light. Many substances will emit visible light if "stimulated" by the ionizing radiation from

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Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program:  

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

Commercially Valuable Smart Grid Data Commercially Valuable Smart Grid Data Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Commercially Valuable Smart Grid Data Questions and answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program on commercially valuable smart grid data, presenting an approach for ensuring the confidentiality of information that contains confidential and/or propriety information that recipients of Smart Grid Investment Grant awards under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are required to submit in carrying out their Metrics and Benefits Reporting Plan obligations Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Commercially Valuable Smart Grid Data More Documents & Publications Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program:

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Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program:  

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

Jobs Created/Retained in SIPRIS Jobs Created/Retained in SIPRIS Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Jobs Created/Retained in SIPRIS Questions and answers related to the reporting of jobs in the SmartGrid Integrated Project Reporting Information System (SIPRIS), both for the intial report and subsequent reports. Projects reporting jobs are part of the Smart Grid Investment Grant Project under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Jobs Created/Retained in SIPRIS More Documents & Publications Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting Webinar Recovery Act Recipient Reporting on FederalReporting.gov Smart Grid Grant Program Recipient Reporting Guidance

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Cool Roofs: Your Questions Answered | Department of Energy  

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

Roofs: Your Questions Answered Roofs: Your Questions Answered Cool Roofs: Your Questions Answered January 6, 2011 - 2:58pm Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Last month Secretary Chu announced that the Department of Energy had installed a "cool roof" atop the west building of our Washington, DC headquarters. The announcement elicited a fair number of questions from his Facebook fans, so we decided to reach out to the people behind the project for their insight on the specific benefits of switching to a cool roof, and the process that went into making that choice. Jim Bullis (Facebook): So what is the percentage saving of energy bills for this building? Answer: The West Building cool roof is estimated to save about $2,000 per

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Ask Your Energy Innovation Hub Questions | Department of Energy  

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

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

202

NEWTON Ask A Scientist - Question of the Week  

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December 10 - December 17 Question of the Week Name: Millard Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: MD Country: USA Date: Spring 2013 Question My dad has a classic car, and because it gets driven very little each year, the tires dry rot before he can get much tread wear on them. What could be used to protect the tires from dry rot and cracking? Answers from Our Expert Staff Hi Millard, Thanks for the question. I would recommend keeping the car on blocks so that there is no weight on the tires. Additionally, I would recommend that no electrical equipment (motors, switches, and other things that spark) be used around the car. The sparks generate ozone and ozone can cause rubber items such as tires, belts, and hoses to crack. I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have more questions.

203

Question detection in spoken conversations using textual conversations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We investigate the use of textual Internet conversations for detecting questions in spoken conversations. We compare the text-trained model with models trained on manually-labeled, domain-matched spoken utterances with and without prosodic features. ...

Anna Margolis; Mari Ostendorf

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

PEM Fuel Cell Pre-Solicitation Workshop Questions & Answers  

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Fuel Cell Pre-Solicitation Workshop Summary of May 26, 2005 Questions and Answers 1 MULTI-YEAR RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND DEMONSTRATION PLAN, TARGETS 1. What is your "vision" for...

205

Questions and Answers - What keeps the electrons revolving around...  

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around the nucleus of an atom? This question goes right to the heart of why quantum mechanics became the model for describing what happens at the microscopic level of matter and...

206

Questions and answers based on revised 10 CFR Part 20  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NUREG/CR-6204 is a collection of questions and answers that were originally issued in seven sets and which pertain to revised 10 CFR Part 20. The questions came from both outside and within the NRC. The answers were compiled and provided by NRC staff within the offices of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, Nuclear Regulatory Research, the Office of State Programs, and the five regional offices. Although all of the questions and answers have been reviewed by attorneys in the NRC Office of the General Counsel, they do not constitute official legal interpretations relevant to revised 10 CFR Part 20. The questions and answers do, however, reflect NRC staff decisions and technical options on aspects of the revised 10 CFR Part 20 regulatory requirements. This NUREG is being made available to encourage communication among the public, industry, and NRC staff concerning the major revisions of the NRC`s standards for protection against radiation.

Borges, T.; Stafford, R.S.; Lu, P.Y. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Carter, D. [Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (United States)

1994-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

'Balancing market maker' proposal for France poses several Key questions  

SciTech Connect

Officials responsible for cross-border trade and balancing market issues raise questions about a 'balancing market maker' proposal. Data are presented on imbalance prices for 24 European countries.

Gence-Creux, Christophe; Bonnesoeur, Nicolas; Mocco, Marielle; Papillon, Benjamin [Grid Access Directorate, Cross-Border Power Trade Department, CRE (France)

2007-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

208

Physics 4, 55 (2011) Questioning the rules of the game  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

physics to build lasers, microchips, and nuclear power plants, but when students question the rules to calculate wave functions and energy levels, principles-based reconstructions of quan- tum theory attempt

Verstraete, Frank

209

10 Questions for a Scientist: Erich Strohmaier | Department of...  

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the evolution of the TOP500 list, his own career and where the field of high performance computing is going next. Question: How did you get started in computer science? Erich...

210

A-76 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS | Department of Energy  

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

AND ANSWERS A-76 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS More Documents & Publications Microsoft Word - Graphics A-76 Post - MEO VV Review Report F.doc gaoconflict.pdf DOE HR Guidebook...

211

Questions concerning Technology Transfer Practices at DOE Labs...  

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

concerning Technology Transfer Practices at DOE Labs.txt From: Gary S. Selwyn gary.selwyn@apjet.com Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 7:00 PM To: GC-62 Subject: Questions...

212

Question of the Week: How Does Your Community Encourage Energy...  

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

Related Articles Question of the Week: How Will You Landscape for Energy Efficiency? How Are You Celebrating Earth Day This Year? How Do You Save Energy at Home While on Vacation?...

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Questions about OpenEI? | OpenEI Community  

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Questions about OpenEI? Questions about OpenEI? Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(2002) Super contributor 5 February, 2010 - 13:59 imported OpenEI What's the best way to find and use OpenEI information? How can you create and edit pages, link to existing information or add your own? How can OpenEI add value to your work? If you have questions like these--or want to share your thoughts about the answers--join the OpenEI Discussion Group. The most active and informed OpenEI members use the group constantly. If you have a question, they'll have the answer. Join in! Groups: OpenEI Community Central Graham7781's blog Latest blog posts Jweers New Robust References! Posted: 7 Aug 2013 - 18:23 by Jweers 1 comment(s)

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Ask Your Energy Innovation Hub Questions | Department of Energy  

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

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10 Questions for a Physicist: Antonio Checco | Department of Energy  

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10 Questions for a Physicist: Antonio Checco 10 Questions for a Physicist: Antonio Checco 10 Questions for a Physicist: Antonio Checco February 3, 2011 - 10:00am Addthis Antonio Checco | Source: Brookhaven National Lab Antonio Checco | Source: Brookhaven National Lab Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Ralph Waldo Emerson once noted, "Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science." At the Department of Energy, our National Laboratories' scientists, researchers and engineers have big imaginations - they are at the forefront of scientific innovation and ingenuity. Every day, they're advancing a breadth of fields from clean energy and energy efficiency to nanomaterials and nuclear and particle physics. Today, the Energy Blog is launching a new series, 10 Questions, with a

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Operating Statistics for The Transformational Question Answering System  

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

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Answerfinder - question answering by combining lexical, syntactic and semantic information  

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We present a question answering system that combines information at the lexical, syntactic, and semantic levels, in the process to find and rank the candidate answer sentences. The candidate exact answers are extracted from the candidate answer sentences by means of a combination of information-extraction techniques (named entity recognition) and patterns based on logical forms. The system participated in the question answering track of TREC 2004. 1

Diego Moll; Mary Gardiner

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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QUESTION 894: How far is it from Denver to Aspen? DOCNO ...  

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... ANSWER: miniaturization of atomic structures QUESTION ... QUESTION 1198: When was Hiroshima bombed? ... dropped the atom bomb on Hiroshima ...

2002-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

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10 Questions for Biophysical Chemist: Wendy Shaw | Department of Energy  

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10 Questions for Biophysical Chemist: Wendy Shaw 10 Questions for Biophysical Chemist: Wendy Shaw 10 Questions for Biophysical Chemist: Wendy Shaw May 12, 2011 - 5:21pm Addthis Wendy Shaw | Photo Courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Lab Wendy Shaw | Photo Courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Lab Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs A while ago, we shared a great video from Pacific Northwest National Lab (PNNL) and Northwest Public Television on how PNNL researchers are working to solve the energy storage challenge. We recently got a chance to talk with one of those scientists, Wendy Shaw, and learn more about her nature-inspired projects, why combustion and construction tools helped spark her interest in science and how she's developing innovative, cost effective catalysts.

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Microsoft Word - Response to DOEs Questions.doc  

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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Response to DOE's Questions Technology Transfer Practices at DOE Laboratories March 24, 2009 Submitted to GC-62@hq.doe.gov Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property U.S. Department of Energy Washington, DC By Surendra K. Chawla Senior Director of External Science & Technology Programs The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Akron, Ohio schawla@goodyear.com 330-796-1994 Response to DOE's Questions Question 1. Existing and other agreements (i) What improvements to the existing transactions would you suggest that DOE consider? a) The process of finalizing agreements is complex and slow. It takes too much time to start new engagements which adversely affects businesses' need to be faster to

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Buildings Performance Database |  

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

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Microsoft Word - Response to AMPUA Questions_092011.docx  

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Sep 20, 2011, at 12:00 PM, "" wrote: Sep 20, 2011, at 12:00 PM, "<mcurtis401@aol.com>" <mcurtis401@aol.com> wrote: > Yes and the Western team has done a great job, spent tremendous amount of time & consideration & my questions are basically answered. Good job. Good presentation. If we have more questions we will write. > Michael Curtis > > -----Original Message----- > From: Debby Emler > To: mcurtis401 > Sent: Tue, Sep 20, 2011 8:45 am > Subject: Re: AMPUA Question-Wapa Consolidation and Cost Allocation Seminar > > Michael: Thank you for attending yesterday's cost allocation presentation. Thanks also to the others on this list that may have attended either in person or by phone.

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Frequently Asked Questions about the New ISM Manual  

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

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Frequently Asked Questions about Natural Gas Regulation | Department of  

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

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10 Questions for a Cosmologist: Tom Abel | Department of Energy  

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10 Questions for a Cosmologist: Tom Abel 10 Questions for a Cosmologist: Tom Abel 10 Questions for a Cosmologist: Tom Abel May 26, 2011 - 1:49pm Addthis Cosmologist Tom Abel | Photo Courtesy of SLAC Cosmologist Tom Abel | Photo Courtesy of SLAC Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs "Some of my latest obsessions have to do with the formation, amplification and distribution of magnetic fields over cosmic history. Our computers are just getting big enough and our algorithms are just getting good enough to be able to tackle this." - Tom Abel After talking to Dr. Tom Abel, going back in time takes on a whole new meaning. Abel, a cosmologist working at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, uses supercomputer calculations to help learn about what happened in the first billion years of the history of the Universe. In the

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10 Questions for an Automotive Engineer: Thomas Wallner | Department of  

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10 Questions for an Automotive Engineer: Thomas Wallner 10 Questions for an Automotive Engineer: Thomas Wallner 10 Questions for an Automotive Engineer: Thomas Wallner June 17, 2011 - 3:30pm Addthis Argonne mechanical engineer Thomas Wallner adjusts Argonne's "omnivorous engine," an automobile engine that Wallner and his colleagues have tailored to efficiently run on blends of gasoline, ethanol and butanol. | Courtesy of: Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne mechanical engineer Thomas Wallner adjusts Argonne's "omnivorous engine," an automobile engine that Wallner and his colleagues have tailored to efficiently run on blends of gasoline, ethanol and butanol. | Courtesy of: Argonne National Laboratory. Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Meet Thomas Wallner - automotive engineer extraordinaire, who hails from

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Questions and Answers - What's the melting point of steel?  

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If you jumped into a pool of liquid oxygen,would your body instantly crystallize? If you jumped into a pool of liquid oxygen,<br>would your body instantly crystallize? Previous Question (If you jumped into a pool of liquid oxygen, would your body instantly crystallize?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What is a material with a freezing point above 0 degrees Celsius?) What is a material with a freezingpoint above 0 degrees Celsius? What's the melting point of steel? That depends on the alloy of steel you are talking about. The term alloy is almost always used incorrectly these days, especially amongst bicyclists. They use the term to mean aluminum. What the term alloy really means is a mixture of metals, any kind of metals. Almost all metal used today is a mixture and therefore an alloy. Most steel has other metals added to tune its properties, like strength,

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Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program:  

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Applicability of Buy American Provision of Section 1605 of the Recovery Act Applicability of Buy American Provision of Section 1605 of the Recovery Act to Projects Under the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Applicability of Buy American Provision of Section 1605 of the Recovery Act to Projects Under the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program Q&A for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Applicability of Buy American Provision of Section 1605 of the Recovery Act to Projects Under the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program. Three questions are provided that must be answered in the affirmative in order for the Buy American provision to be applicable to the Recovery Act project.. Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Applicability of Buy American Provision of Section 1605 of the Recovery Act

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Questions and Answers - Are nitrogen, arsenic, and tantalum radioactive?  

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How many neutrons can you add to anatom without it getting unbalanced? How many neutrons can you add to an<br>atom without it getting unbalanced? Previous Question (How many neutrons can you add to an atom without it getting unbalanced?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (How long is the life span of an atom?) How long is the life span of an atom? Are nitrogen, arsenic, and tantalum radioactive? The answer is yes and no. Let's see why. When you want to know about elements, you go look in the periodic table. But what you see listed in the periodic table of the elements is only part of the picture. For every element listed, there are different "flavors" called isotopes. All of the elements have at least one isotope that is radioactive. So, we can say that there is such a thing as radioactive nitrogen, arsenic and tantalum. Some

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

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

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Questions and Answers - Is there anything colder than liquid nitrogen?  

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How cold is liquid nitrogen? How cold is liquid nitrogen? Previous Question (How cold is liquid nitrogen?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (If you jumped into a pool of liquid oxygen, would your body instantly crystallize?) If you jumped into a pool of liquid oxygen,would your body instantly crystallize? Is there anything colder than liquid nitrogen? Yes, there are things colder than liquid nitrogen, like most of the Universe! I assume, though, that you mean things on the Earth. There actually is an entire branch of science called cryogenics that deals with really cold things. Generally the science of cryogenics is when the temperature goes below that which we can reach with conventional refrigeration equipment, around 250 degrees (Fahrenheit) below zero. Many

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Questions and Answers - Does an atom smasher really smash atoms?  

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is an accelerator? is an accelerator? Previous Question (What is an accelerator?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Where and how do you get your electrons for your accelerator?) Where and how do you get yourelectrons for your accelerator? Does an atom smasher really smash atoms? Well, yes, they do, but we now prefer to call them by their less aggression-centered name, "particle harmony disrupters." Of course some atom smashers do much more smashing than others. We use electrons in our accelerator to study the nucleus of an atom. Remember that electrons are negative, as are the electrons surrounding the target. Since like charged particles repel each other, our particles have to have enough energy to blast through that electron cloud to get to the nucleus. The electrons then

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Questions and Answers - What is an electric current?  

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type of charge isproduced when...? type of charge is<br>produced when...? Previous Question (What type of charge is produced when...?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (How do you explain electrical resistance?) How do you explainelectrical resistance? What is an electric current? To understand what an electrical current is, you have to understand a little bit about the atom. Check out All About Atoms. Anyway, in a nutshell, atoms are split into two parts. The first is the nucleus that contains protons and sometimes neutrons. Orbiting around the nucleus are electrons. Usually there are the same number of electrons as there are protons. Now protons really determine what a material is, but electrons are where the action is. Almost all of what we interact with and things like

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Questions and Answers - What's the difference between hydrogen, nitrogen,  

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Which element has 11 protonsand 12 neutrons? Which element has 11 protons<br>and 12 neutrons? Previous Question (Which element has 11 protons and 12 neutrons?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Does sodium have any isotopes? Is it radioactive?) Does sodium have anyisotopes? Is it radioactive? What's the difference between hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, neon, copper, gold and magnesium? Hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, neon, copper, gold and magnesium all have different physical and chemical properties. You can find descriptions of all of these elements on our Periodic Table of Elements. The single most important difference between these elements is the number of protons each one contains in its nucleus. The number of protons an atom contains dictates how many electrons it will have. It is the arrangement of

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Questions and Answers - What holds an electron revolving around the  

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do I read an electronconfiguration table? do I read an electron<br>configuration table? Previous Question (How do I read an electron configuration table?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What keeps electrons revolving around the nucleus of an atom?) What keeps electrons revolvingaround the nucleus of an atom? What holds an electron revolving around the nucleus? Why don't they just go zooming around everywhere? What causes the force that holds atoms together? The answer is electricity and magnetism. The atom's center, or nucleus, is positively charged and the electrons that whirl around this nucleus are negatively charged, so they attract each other. The reason the force is strong is because the atom is so small. The distance between the nucleus and the electrons is about 1

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10 Questions for a Materials Chemist: Praveen Thallapally | Department of  

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10 Questions for a Materials Chemist: Praveen Thallapally 10 Questions for a Materials Chemist: Praveen Thallapally 10 Questions for a Materials Chemist: Praveen Thallapally February 24, 2011 - 10:03am Addthis Praveen Thallapally | photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Lab Praveen Thallapally | photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Lab Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs We recently had the opportunity to chat with materials chemist Praveen Thallapally at Pacific Northwest National Lab - he gave us an inside look at how he's working to advance carbon capture and geothermal technologies, developing a new class of materials and "frustrating" organic solids. Q: What sparked your interest to pursue a career in science? Praveen Thallapally: I pursued my career in science because it provides

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Questions and Answers - How do you explain electrical resistance?  

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

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Questions about Making OUO Determinations - OUO and the FOIA Exemptions |  

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Questions about Making OUO Determinations - OUO and the FOIA Exemptions Questions about Making OUO Determinations - OUO and the FOIA Exemptions Questions about Making OUO Determinations - OUO and the FOIA Exemptions Why is OUO linked to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) exemptions? Under the FOIA, any person can request any information from the Government and get it - except for information falling under any one of the nine exemptions specified in the FOIA. Therefore, trying to control information that doesn't fall under the FOIA exemptions wastes Government resources since such information must ultimately be released. As a result, one of the criteria you must use when deciding if information is OUO is whether it falls under a FOIA exemption. Note that information under the purview of a topic in classification or UCNI guidance or in program-issued guidance, has already been determined to

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Questions and Answers - Why don't atoms weigh anything?  

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isn't matter being createdor destroyed today? isn't matter being created<br>or destroyed today? Previous Question (Why isn't matter being created or destroyed today?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What are the relative masses of protons, neutrons and electrons?) What are the relative masses ofprotons, neutrons and electrons? Why don't atoms weigh anything? Oh, but they do weigh something! Weighing sub-atomic particles is one of the things we do here at Jefferson Lab. You can imagine though that the scale we use to weigh particles is pretty bizarre. The weight of a particle is an important piece of information needed to figure out the properties of matter. Knowing the weight of atoms helps solve a completely different, but related, problem of how much the universe weighs. Believe it or not, there

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Simulation in the Service of Design - Asking the Right Questions  

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

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Fermilab | Fermilab Time and Labor | Questions & Answers  

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Questions & Answers Questions & Answers Updated: September 27, 2010 Q. How do I make changes to previously processed timecards? A. Please see this notice sent to all employees to explain the process for making changes to previously processed timecards. Updated: September 2, 2010 Q. When is the monthly vacation accrual reflected for the vacation totals? My pay stub reflects the correct amount, but FTL does not. A. The monthly vacation accrual is reflected in FTL the day it becomes available to use, which is the first of the next month. Updated: July 22, 2010 Q. I have a question about how to report my hours. Where can I look for answers? A. Monthly and weekly employees can check the "Hours of Work" section of the WDRS website. Monthly employees can also read this collection of Q&A.

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Questions and Answers - Are quarks confineable for study?  

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is the charge of an up quarkand of down quark? is the charge of an up quark<br>and of down quark? Previous Question (What is the charge of an up quark and of down quark?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Is vacuum matter? What are ten things that are not matter? ) Is vacuum matter? What are tenthings that are not matter? Are quarks confineable for study? Quarks we study at Jefferson Lab are confined to each other by nature's laws. We shine our electrons on them to observe their behavior in their confined state. This is not so different from turning on a light to see a gold fish swimming in a glass bowl. Author: Nathan Isgur, Theory Group Leader (Other answers by Nathan Isgur) Related Pages: All About Atoms What is the smallest particle of matter known? Could there be anything smaller inside of an electron or inside of a

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10 Questions for a Mechanical Engineer: Michael Brambley | Department of  

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10 Questions for a Mechanical Engineer: Michael Brambley 10 Questions for a Mechanical Engineer: Michael Brambley 10 Questions for a Mechanical Engineer: Michael Brambley July 17, 2013 - 1:51pm Addthis Pictured here is Michael Brambley in front of equipment that supplies chilled water to PNNL Building Diagnostics Laboratory's air handler. The cooled air from an air handler is distributed to terminal boxes, which are the last point for controlling air temperature and flow before distributing it throughout a building zone. In a new control strategy for commercial buildings, the terminal boxes would process the information collected by occupancy sensors to control the air handler's fan speed for energy savings. | Photo courtesy of Kristin Nolan, freelancer. Pictured here is Michael Brambley in front of equipment that supplies

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''Where is everybody. '' An account of Fermi's question  

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Fermi's famous question, now central to debates about the prevalence of extraterrestrial civilizations, arose during a luncheon conversation with Emil Konopinski, Edward Teller, and Herbert York in the summer of 1950. Fermi's companions on that day have provided accounts of the incident.

Jones, E.M.

1985-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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10 Questions for a Mechanical Engineer: Michael Brambley  

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

As a researcher at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Dr. Michael Brambley is working to improve the energy efficiency of our nations buildings. In this "10 Questions," learn how he is marrying engineering and computer technology to cut energy waste in commercial buildings.

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Questions and Answers For PON-10-602  

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to the Energy Commission or providing support once PON-10-602 awards have been made. 8. Question: Can Level 3 DC, the Energy Commission will not fund the actual installation or purchase of a DC Fast Charger through this solicitation. Applicants may seek funding for DC Fast Chargers from the Energy Commission's upcoming

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Responses to Questions from the Texas House of Representatives  

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to Texas. However, several specific factors place the future of transportation in the state at risk. Given1 Responses to Questions from the Texas House of Representatives Select Committee on Transportation Funding Prepared for The Honorable Eddie Rodriguez Vice Chair Select Committee on Transportation Funding

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Asking the Right Questions About Transportation and Land Use  

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

Minnesota, University of

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"Where is Everybody?" An Account of Fermi's Question  

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Enrico Fermi's famous question, now central to debates about the prevalence of extraterrestrial civilizations, arose during a luncheon conversation with Emil Konopinski, Edward Teller, and Herbert York in the summer of 1950. Fermi's companions on that day have provided accounts of the incident.

Jones, E. M.

1985-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Questions and Issues on Hydrogen Pipeline Transmission of Hydrogen  

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Questions and Issues on Hydrogen Pipelines Pipeline Transmission of Hydrogen Doe Hydrogen Pipeline Working Group Meeting August 31, 2005 #12;Pipeline Transmission of Hydrogen --- 2 Copyright: Air Liquide Pipeline Inventory Breakdown by gases 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 KM N2 2956 km O2 3447 km H2 1736

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Macquarie University at DUC 2006: Question Answering for Summarisation  

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are of three types: #12;Topic number 2: Fred Durst 2.1 FACTOID What is the name of Durst's group? 2.2 FACTOID was Durst born? 2.5 OTHER Other Table 1: A topic in TREC 2004 FACTOID: Questions about specific facts

Aliod, Diego Mollá

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Finding Answers to Definition Questions Using Web Knowledge Bases  

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, Information and Computation, pages 484­492 #12;supposed to be the consequence between the greenhouse gas is the greenhouse gas? Answer 1 Greenhouse gas is a kind of gas that causes greenhouse effect. Answer 2 Greenhouse gases include carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, etc.. Questions like "What is the greenhouse gas

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Forefront Questions in Nuclear Science and the Role of High  

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Forefront Questions in Nuclear Science and the Role of High Performance Computing January 26-28, 2009 · Washington D.C. Major Issues in Nuclear Physics Aided by Massive Computation David B. Kaplan ~ Institute for Nuclear Theory #12;The challenge of nuclear theory · Many-body problem of interaction nucleons

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

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

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

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10 Questions for a Physicist: Uwe Bergmann | Department of Energy  

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Physicist: Uwe Bergmann Physicist: Uwe Bergmann 10 Questions for a Physicist: Uwe Bergmann June 23, 2011 - 1:55pm Addthis Uwe Bergmann | Photo Courtesy of Brad Plummer, SLAC Uwe Bergmann | Photo Courtesy of Brad Plummer, SLAC Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? Uwe Bergmann works with the world's first free electron x-ray laser to make atomic resolution movie of photosynthesis -- how sunlight splits water into oxygen. He used synchotron x-rays to view the plumage of one of the most iconic fossils, Archaeopteryx, the 150-million-year-old ancestor of modern birds, as well as uncovering some of Archimedes' original writings. While officially billed as a physicist at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, our latest 10 Questions guest may be more aptly titled a

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Responses to IT-related Questions from the Transition Team  

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IT-related Questions from the Transition Team IT-related Questions from the Transition Team 1. Major IT Infrastructure(s) DOE has a single IT infrastructure that supports most of Federal DOE. It is managed by the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). It includes a single, integrated, nationwide network and direct support for workstations at headquarters and for Federal employees in the field. It also includes two geographically separated data centers, one a backup for coop purposes. The data centers support workstations and mobile computing, application servers, and network connectivity. The infrastructure includes a single help desk. This IT infrastructure is managed and overseen by DOE federal employees, with most of the technical support, e.g. help desk, system administration, and data center

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10 Questions for a Physicist: Antonio Checco | Department of Energy  

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Physicist: Antonio Checco Physicist: Antonio Checco 10 Questions for a Physicist: Antonio Checco February 3, 2011 - 10:00am Addthis Antonio Checco | Source: Brookhaven National Lab Antonio Checco | Source: Brookhaven National Lab Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Ralph Waldo Emerson once noted, "Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science." At the Department of Energy, our National Laboratories' scientists, researchers and engineers have big imaginations - they are at the forefront of scientific innovation and ingenuity. Every day, they're advancing a breadth of fields from clean energy and energy efficiency to nanomaterials and nuclear and particle physics. Today, the Energy Blog is launching a new series, 10 Questions, with a

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

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

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

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Reaching for answers to questions about the heart  

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Reaching for answers to questions about the heart Reaching for answers to questions about the heart Michael Reedy (Duke University) and Tanya Bekyarova (Illinois Institute of Technology) in action on the Bio-CAT beamline 18-ID at the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Photon Source (APS), Argonne National Laboratory. They are studying mechanisms of stretch activation in insect flight muscle. Stretch activation is very important in human heart muscle when contraction of one part of the heart stretches adjacent muscle tissue causing it to respond a moment later by generating more force aiding cardiac "ejection," i.e., the amount of blood pumped per beat. Muscle structure and function can be studied using high-brilliance x-ray beams, such as those produced by the APS, and the experimental technique time-resolved small-angle fiber

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Fermilab | Traffic Safety at Fermilab | Questions & Answers  

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Questions & Answers Questions & Answers I received an e-mail stating that I have received a traffic citation, but I did not. What do I do? The email I received states that I have five working days after receiving a citation to appeal, what does that mean? I filled out the citation appeal form and submitted it, what happens next? I missed the five day deadline, what do I do now? I lost my appeal and disagree with the results, what do I do now? I lost my appeal and received disciplinary action, what do I do now? I received a citation but did not sign it because I disagreed with the charge and that, without my signature, it would not be considered a valid citation. I received an email saying that it was a violation. Why did this happen? Why should I appeal a citation? Employees never win anyway.

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Presidential Permits and Export Authorizations - Frequently Asked Questions  

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

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Microsoft Word - Frequently_Asked_Questions_7_20_2011  

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

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | Building Energy Codes Program  

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

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Microsoft Word - BingQuestionThreeLogistics0830.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Review of Transportation Issues and Comparison of Infrastructure Costs for a Renewable Fuels Standard September 2002 ii Contacts This report was prepared by the Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting of the Energy Information Administration. General questions concerning the report may be directed to Mary J. Hutzler (202/586- 2222, mhutzler@eia.doe.gov), Director, Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting, or James Kendell (202/586-9646, james.kendell@eia.doe.gov), Director, Oil and Gas Division. Specific questions about the report may be directed to the following analyst: Amar Mann 202/586-2854 amar.man@eia.doe.gov Energy Information Administration/Review of Transportation Issues and Comparison 1 Review of Transportation Issues and Comparison of

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10 Questions for a Nanoscientist: Seth Darling | Department of Energy  

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Nanoscientist: Seth Darling Nanoscientist: Seth Darling 10 Questions for a Nanoscientist: Seth Darling September 8, 2011 - 5:37pm Addthis Nanoscientist Seth Darling | Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory Nanoscientist Seth Darling | Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory Louise Lerner Media Specialist at Argonne National Laboratory "Materials really are the basis of almost every technology that's out there." - Seth Darling, Nanoscientist Ed. note: This is a cross-post from Argonne National Laboratory. Seth Darling is a scientist at Argonne's Center for Nanoscale Materials. He builds new materials for solar energy, with the aim of creating cheaper and more efficient solar cells. Question: How did you first get interested in science? Seth Darling: I can't remember back that far. I've been interested in

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

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

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Office of Headquarters Security Operations: Questions and Answers on the  

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Questions and Answers on the New Access Control System at DOE Headquarters Questions and Answers on the New Access Control System at DOE Headquarters Q1 Why is the current access control system to security areas being changed? Q2 How is the new access control system different from the existing one? Q3 Who is affected? Q4 When will the new proximity card readers be installed? Q5 How will affected personnel at DOE HQ be notified about the installation of the proximity card readers that will affect their access to the HQ facilities and security areas, and the actions they will be required to take to assure their HSPD-12 badge will operate in the new readers? Q6 What will DOE HQ "Q" and "L" badged employees need to do? Q7 Will all DOE HQ security areas be changed out to the new access control system at the same time?

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5 Questions for Indoor Environment Group's William Fisk  

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5 Questions for Indoor Environment Group's William Fisk 5 Questions for Indoor Environment Group's William Fisk William Fisk January 2014 Quantifying the Economic Implications of Indoor Air on Energy Efficiency, Performance, and Health William Fisk is a senior scientist, mechanical engineer, and leader of the Indoor Environment Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). During his 33 years at the lab, he has researched the interrelated issues of building energy performance, ventilation, indoor environmental quality (IEQ), and occupant health and performance. His research focuses primarily on energy efficient methods of maintaining and improving ventilation and IEQ in buildings and on quantifying the impacts of building ventilation and IEQ on health and performance. He is a fellow of ASHRAE, a member of the

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USDOE Technology Transfer, Frequently Asked Questions about Agreement for  

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

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

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

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

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ORP Tank Farms Unreviewed Safety Question Process Implementation  

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0 Report Number: HIAR-HORP-2011-04-18 0 Report Number: HIAR-HORP-2011-04-18 Site: Office of River Protection Subject: Office of Independent Oversight's Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations Activity Report for the Selected Aspects of Tank Farms Unreviewed Safety Question Process Implementation Dates of Activity 02/21/2011 - 04/18/2011 Report Preparer Shivaji S. Seth Activity Description/Purpose: The purpose of the activity, which was performed by the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) as part of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of River Protection's (ORP's) nuclear safety assessment and oversight, was to review and evaluate selected aspects of the Tank Farms Operating Contractor's (TOC's) implementation of the recently revised unreviewed safety question (USQ) procedure. A major aspect of the revised implemented process (Ref. 1) was to eliminate

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Five Questions for Sustainable Energy Systems Group's Michael Sohn  

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Five Questions for Sustainable Energy Systems Group's Michael Sohn Five Questions for Sustainable Energy Systems Group's Michael Sohn Michael Sohn November 2013 Assessing Probability and Uncertainty for Smarter Decisions and Policies In this first of a series of Q&As with researchers in the Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Michael Sohn talks about probability and uncertainty in modeling. Michael Sohn is an environmental engineer working to understand how chemicals and energy are used in the world at various scales-global, state, and building. His research interests are in mathematical modeling of environmental systems and quality, uncertainty analysis, value-of-information decision analysis, water-energy integrated assessment, and sensor-data fusion. Sohn has a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering and an MS degree in

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EIA Forms 826 and 861 Frequently Asked Questions  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

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

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Question about Map of Wind Farms | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Question about Map of Wind Farms Question about Map of Wind Farms Home > Groups > Developer I am curious whether there is a data file that contains the GPS coordinates for all of the wind farms on the Open EI map (en.openei.org/wiki/Map_of_Wind_Farms). I saw that coordinates can be found separately for each wind farm (by clicking on the wind farm name to the right of the map), but I am hoping there is a short cut that could allow me to quickly map all of the wind farms using GIS software. Submitted by Wzeng on 13 July, 2012 - 13:59 1 answer Points: 0 Hi, there is a button labeled "Download CSV" below the map. A recent change was made to make the geographic coordinates available in the download. They appear in a field titled Coordinates as numeric values of latitude and longitude, in decimal degrees. In order to use with GIS software, the

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Question about Map of Wind Farms | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Question about Map of Wind Farms Question about Map of Wind Farms Home > Groups > Developer I am curious whether there is a data file that contains the GPS coordinates for all of the wind farms on the Open EI map (en.openei.org/wiki/Map_of_Wind_Farms). I saw that coordinates can be found separately for each wind farm (by clicking on the wind farm name to the right of the map), but I am hoping there is a short cut that could allow me to quickly map all of the wind farms using GIS software. Submitted by Wzeng on 13 July, 2012 - 13:59 1 answer Points: 0 Hi, there is a button labeled "Download CSV" below the map. A recent change was made to make the geographic coordinates available in the download. They appear in a field titled Coordinates as numeric values of latitude and longitude, in decimal degrees. In order to use with GIS software, the

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FOIA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | Department of Energy  

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

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Office of Departmental Personnel Security - Frequently Asked Questions  

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

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Addressing questions about including environmental effects in the DMSO HLA  

SciTech Connect

The Defense Modeling and Simulation Office (DMSO) is developing a High Level Architecture (HLA) to support the DOD Modeling and Simulation (M and S) community. Many, if not all, of the simulations involve the environment in some fashion. In some applications, the simulation takes place in an acknowledged environment without any environmental functionality being taken into account. The Joint Training Federation Prototype (JTFp) is one of several prototype efforts that have been created to provide a test of the DMSO HLA. In addition to addressing the applicability of the HLA to a training community, the JTFp is also one of two prototype efforts that is explicitly including environmental effects in their simulation effort. These two prototyping efforts are examining the issues associated with the inclusion of the environment in an HLA federation. In deciding whether or not to include an environmental federation in the JTFp effort, a number of questions have been raised about the environment and the HLA. These questions have raised the issue of incompatibility between the environment and the HLA and also shown that there is something unique about including the environment in simulations. The purpose of this White Paper, which was developed with inputs from the National Air and Space [Warfare] Model Program among others, is to address the various questions that have been posed about including environmental effects in an HLA simulation.

Hummel, J.R.

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Questions and Answers - How fast do electrons move?  

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If things are made from atoms, why dodifferent things have different properties? If things are made from atoms, why do<br>different things have different properties? Previous Question (If things are made from atoms, why do different things have different properties?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What do we use to measure mass?) What do we use to measure mass? How fast do electrons move? As fast as you can get them going! Well not quite. One of the facts of life discovered in the 20th century is that the speed of light (300,000 kilometers per second) is the ultimate speed limit. As you add energy to the electron, it will go faster, but as you get it to go close to the speed of light, you find that you have to add even more energy just to bump it a bit faster. For example, with just over 220,000 eV (which stands for a

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

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

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Interactive question answering and constraint relaxation in spoken dialogue systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We explore the relationship between question answering and constraint relaxation in spoken dialog systems. We develop dialogue strategies for selecting and presenting information succinctly. In particular, we describe methods for dealing with the results of database queries in informationseeking dialogs. Our goal is to structure the dialogue in such a way that the user is neither overwhelmed with information nor left uncertain as to how to refine the query further. We present evaluation results obtained from a user study involving 20 subjects in a restaurant selection task. 1

Sebastian Varges

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UNREVIEWED DISPOSAL QUESTION EVALUATION: WASTE DISPOSAL IN ENGINEERED TRENCH #3  

SciTech Connect

Because Engineered Trench #3 (ET#3) will be placed in the location previously designated for Slit Trench #12 (ST#12), Solid Waste Management (SWM) requested that the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) determine if the ST#12 limits could be employed as surrogate disposal limits for ET#3 operations. SRNL documented in this Unreviewed Disposal Question Evaluation (UDQE) that the use of ST#12 limits as surrogates for the new ET#3 disposal unit will provide reasonable assurance that Department of Energy (DOE) 435.1 performance objectives and measures (USDOE, 1999) will be protected. Therefore new ET#3 inventory limits as determined by a Special Analysis (SA) are not required.

Hamm, L.; Smith, F.; Flach, G.; Hiergesell, R.; Butcher, T.

2013-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

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2013 Allocation Request Submissions Due September 28  

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3 Allocation Request Submissions Due September 28 2013 Allocation Request Submissions Due September 28 August 1, 2012 by Francesca Verdier (0 Comments) The deadline for submissions...

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2014 NERSC allocation requests due September 22  

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allocation requests due September 22 2014 NERSC allocation requests due September 22 August 13, 2013 by Francesca Verdier (0 Comments) NERSC's allocation submission system is...

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Frequently Asked Questions about Tax Incentives for Hybrid and Alternative  

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

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Methods for automatically evaluating answers to complex questions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Evaluation is a major driving force in advancing the state of the art in language technologies. In particular, methods for automatically assessing the quality of machine output is the preferred method for measuring progress, provided that these metrics have been validated against human judgments. Following recent developments in the automatic evaluation of machine translation and document summarization, we present a similar approach, implemented in a measure called Pourpre, an automatic technique for evaluating answers to complex questions based on n-gram co-occurrences between machine output and a human-generated answer key. Until now, the only way to assess the correctness of answers to such questions involves manual determination of whether an information nugget appears in a systems response. The lack of automatic methods for scoring system output is an impediment to progress in the field, which we address with this work. Experiments with the TREC 2003, TREC 2004, and TREC 2005 QA tracks indicate that rankings produced by our metric correlate highly with official rankings, and that Pourpre outperforms direct application of existing metrics. 1

Jimmy Lin; Dina Demner-fushman

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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straightforward (e.g. , EA, DIY). The Interest research question. NPOS DIY Do It Yourself EFF

Berson, Eric

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

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

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10 Questions for Biophysical Chemist: Wendy Shaw | Department of Energy  

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Biophysical Chemist: Wendy Shaw Biophysical Chemist: Wendy Shaw 10 Questions for Biophysical Chemist: Wendy Shaw May 12, 2011 - 5:21pm Addthis Wendy Shaw | Photo Courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Lab Wendy Shaw | Photo Courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Lab Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs A while ago, we shared a great video from Pacific Northwest National Lab (PNNL) and Northwest Public Television on how PNNL researchers are working to solve the energy storage challenge. We recently got a chance to talk with one of those scientists, Wendy Shaw, and learn more about her nature-inspired projects, why combustion and construction tools helped spark her interest in science and how she's developing innovative, cost effective catalysts. Wendy Shaw: It was applied math. I always found math boring, but doing

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Retiree Benefits: Frequently Asked Questions | Argonne National Laboratory  

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

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2013 Better Building Federal Award Frequently Asked Questions  

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

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Frequently Asked Questions - DOE O 420.1C  

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

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10 Questions for a Materials Chemist: Praveen Thallapally | Department of  

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Materials Chemist: Praveen Thallapally Materials Chemist: Praveen Thallapally 10 Questions for a Materials Chemist: Praveen Thallapally February 24, 2011 - 10:03am Addthis Praveen Thallapally | photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Lab Praveen Thallapally | photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Lab Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs We recently had the opportunity to chat with materials chemist Praveen Thallapally at Pacific Northwest National Lab - he gave us an inside look at how he's working to advance carbon capture and geothermal technologies, developing a new class of materials and "frustrating" organic solids. Q: What sparked your interest to pursue a career in science? Praveen Thallapally: I pursued my career in science because it provides

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10 Questions for a Quantitative Geneticist: Wellington Muchero | Department  

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Quantitative Geneticist: Wellington Muchero Quantitative Geneticist: Wellington Muchero 10 Questions for a Quantitative Geneticist: Wellington Muchero July 1, 2013 - 11:15am Addthis Wellington Muchero is a quantitative geneticist at the Bioenergy Science Center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. | Photo by Jason Richards, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Wellington Muchero is a quantitative geneticist at the Bioenergy Science Center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. | Photo by Jason Richards, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. On what led him to a career in science, Wellington Muchero says, "As soon as I got a part-time job in a plant molecular biology lab as a college student, I realized there was no turning back." | Photo courtesy of Wellington Muchero. On what led him to a career in science, Wellington Muchero says, "As soon

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Microsoft Word - BingQuestionOne1004.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Supply Impacts of an MTBE Ban Supply Impacts of an MTBE Ban September 2002 ii Energy Information Administration/Supply Impacts of An MTBE Ban Contacts This report was prepared by the Office of Oil and Gas of the Energy Information Administration. General questions concerning the report may be directed to Mary J. Hutzler (202/586-2222, mhutzler@eia.doe.gov), Director, Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting, or Joanne Shore (202/586-4677, joanne.shore@eia.doe.gov), Team Leader, Petroleum Division. 1 Energy Information Administration/Supply Impacts of An MTBE Ban Supply Impacts of an MTBE Ban On June 17, 2002, Senator Jeff Bingaman, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, requested (Appendix A) that the Energy Information Administration (EIA) provide analysis of eight factors related to the Senate-passed fuels

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Questions Rise about Seeding For Ocean C02 Sequestration  

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X-ray Method Shows How Frog Embryos Could Help Thwart Disease X-ray Method Shows How Frog Embryos Could Help Thwart Disease Nanocrystals Grow from Liquid Interface Eleventh Arthur H. Compton Award Announced Borland Awarded ACFA-IPAC'13 Prize for Accelerator Science President Obama at the Advanced Photon Source APS News Archives: 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 2000 Subscribe to APS News rss feed Questions Rise about Seeding For Ocean C02 Sequestration JUNE 12, 2013 Bookmark and Share X-ray fluorescence micrographs of silicon (Si) and iron (Fe) content in the siliceous phytoplankton specimen Corethron. The number in the lower left corner of each image is the maximum elemental content (μg cm-2) represented by white (elemental content scales linearly, with black as zero). From E.D. Ingall et al., Nat. Comm. 4, Article number: 1981 (10 June

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Microsoft Word - BingQuestionEightBoutiques.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Gasoline Type Proliferation and Price Volatility September 2002 ii Energy Information Administration/Gasoline Type Proliferation and Price Volatility Contacts This report was prepared by the Office of Oil and Gas of the Energy Information Administration. General questions concerning the report may be directed to Mary J. Hutzler (202/586-2222, mhutzler@eia.doe.gov), Director, Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting, or Joanne Shore (202/586-4677, joanne.shore@eia.doe.gov), Team Leader, Petroleum Division 1 Energy Information Administration/Gasoline Type Proliferation and Price Volatility Gasoline Type Proliferation & Price Volatility On June 17, 2002, Senator Jeff Bingaman, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, requested that the Energy Information Administration (EIA)

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10 Questions for a Biophysicist: Jeremy Smith | Department of Energy  

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a Biophysicist: Jeremy Smith a Biophysicist: Jeremy Smith 10 Questions for a Biophysicist: Jeremy Smith May 5, 2011 - 3:51pm Addthis Dr Jeremy Smith | Photo Courtesy of ORNL Dr Jeremy Smith | Photo Courtesy of ORNL Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs "With regards to super-computing, those cheeky hardware guys keep building more and more powerful machines and challenging us to perform cutting-edge simulations that efficiently use their full capability." Jeremy Smith In 2006, Dr. Smith came to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Since then, he has led a wide-ranging spectrum of projects focusing on everything from biofuels to drug discovery. He recently gave us the download on his many projects, how neutron scattering advances his work and why this clip

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10 Questions for a Bioenergy Expert: Melinda Hamilton | Department of  

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Bioenergy Expert: Melinda Hamilton Bioenergy Expert: Melinda Hamilton 10 Questions for a Bioenergy Expert: Melinda Hamilton February 15, 2011 - 4:43pm Addthis Melinda Hamilton | Photo courtesy of the Idaho National Laboratory Melinda Hamilton | Photo courtesy of the Idaho National Laboratory Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Meet Melinda Hamilton - she's a bioenergy expert and the Director of Education Programs at Idaho National Laboratory. She recently took some time to share what she's doing to help ramp-up U.S. competitiveness in science and technology, why Jane Goodall led her to a career in science and what can happen in a lab if you don't start with a good plan. Q: What sparked your interest to pursue a career in science? Melinda Hamilton: The answer is kind of corny, but the truth is when I was

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A New Discovery Answers an Old Question | Advanced Photon Source  

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Peering into the Interfaces of Nanoscale Polymeric Materials Peering into the Interfaces of Nanoscale Polymeric Materials Ironing Out the Details of the Earth's Core Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed A New Discovery Answers an Old Question JANUARY 25, 2012 Bookmark and Share Diffraction intensity contrast maps for Fe0.94O measured at 24.7 GPa. From Yang Ding et al., Appl. Phys.Lett. 100, 041903 (2012). The transition-metal monoxide FeO is an archetypal example of a Mott insulator-a material that should conduct electricity under conventional band theories but becomes an insulator when measured, especially at low temperatures-and a major iron-bearing component of the Earth's interior. Understanding the high-pressure behavior of this material is

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Microsoft Word - BingQuestionFive0923.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Timing of Startups of the Low-Sulfur Timing of Startups of the Low-Sulfur and RFS Programs September 2002 ii Energy Information Administration/Time of Startups Contacts This report was prepared by the Office of Oil and Gas of the Energy Information Administration. General questions concerning the report may be directed to Mary J. Hutzler (202/586-2222, mhutzler@eia.doe.gov), Director, Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting, or Joanne Shore (202/586-4677, joanne.shore@eia.doe.gov), Team Leader, Petroleum Division 1 Energy Information Administration/Time of Startups Timing of Startups of the Low-Sulfur and RFS Programs On June 17, 2002, Senator Jeff Bingaman, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, requested (Appendix A) that the Energy Information

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Foreign National Tax Frequently Asked Questions 11/5/2013  

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

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10 Questions for a Nuclear Physicist: Christine Aidala | Department of  

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Nuclear Physicist: Christine Aidala Nuclear Physicist: Christine Aidala 10 Questions for a Nuclear Physicist: Christine Aidala March 3, 2011 - 12:14pm Addthis Christine Aidala, Nuclear Physicist, Los Alamos, National Laboratory. | Department of Energy Photo | Courtesy of Los Alamos National Laboratory | Christine Aidala, Nuclear Physicist, Los Alamos, National Laboratory. | Department of Energy Photo | Courtesy of Los Alamos National Laboratory | Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs "Seeing individuals from nations in conflict working enthusiast- ically side by side on a common project has inspired hope in me that science can be a means to work toward global peace." Christine Aidala, nuclear physicist A nuclear physicist hailing from Los Alamos National Lab, Christine Aidala

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2001 Residential Energy Consumption Survey Answers to Frequently Asked Questions  

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

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

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10 Questions for a Cosmologist: Tom Abel | Department of Energy  

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Cosmologist: Tom Abel Cosmologist: Tom Abel 10 Questions for a Cosmologist: Tom Abel May 26, 2011 - 1:49pm Addthis Cosmologist Tom Abel | Photo Courtesy of SLAC Cosmologist Tom Abel | Photo Courtesy of SLAC Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs "Some of my latest obsessions have to do with the formation, amplification and distribution of magnetic fields over cosmic history. Our computers are just getting big enough and our algorithms are just getting good enough to be able to tackle this." - Tom Abel After talking to Dr. Tom Abel, going back in time takes on a whole new meaning. Abel, a cosmologist working at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, uses supercomputer calculations to help learn about what happened in the first billion years of the history of the Universe. In the

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Modeling Cathode Cooling Due to Power Interruption  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Presentation Title, Modeling Cathode Cooling Due to Power Interruption ... Development and Application of SAMI's Low Voltage Energy-Saving Technology.

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Independent Mineral Processing Project Technical Due Diligence  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Presentation Title, Independent Mineral Processing Project Technical Due Diligence ... CRIMM Energy-saving Magnetic Separation Equipment and Industrial...

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Research in thermal biology: Burning questions for coldwater stream fishes  

SciTech Connect

With the increasing appreciation of global warming impacts on ecological systems in addition to the myriad of land management effects on water quality, the number of literature citations dealing with the effects of water temperature on freshwater fish has escalated in the past decade. Given the many biological scales at which water temperature effects have been studied and the growing need to integrate knowledge from multiple disciplines of thermal biology to fully protect beneficial uses, we held that a survey of the most promising recent developments and an expression of some of the remaining unanswered questions with significant management implications would best be approached collectively by a diverse research community. We have identified five specific topic areas of renewed research where new techniques and critical thought could benefit coldwater stream fishes (particularly salmonids): molecular, organism, population/species, community and ecosystem, and policy issues in water quality. Our hope is that information gained through examination of recent research fronts linking knowledge at various scales will prove useful in managing water quality at a basin level to protect fish populations and whole ecosystems. Standards of the past were based largely on incipient lethal and optimum growth rate temperatures for fish species, while future standards should consider all integrated thermal impacts to the organism and ecosystem.

McCullough, Dr. Dale [University of California, Berkeley; Bartholow, Dr. John [U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife; Jager, Yetta [ORNL; al., et. [Various Institutes

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Questions on NEA program for OMB budget presentation  

SciTech Connect

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

Hodges, A.J.

1975-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Question of the Week: What Kind of Heating System Do You Have...  

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

Addthis Related Articles Question of the Week: At What Temperature Do You Set Your Thermostat in the Winter? Question of the Week: What are Your Strategies for Saving Money and...

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Question of the Week: Besides Cost, What Motivates You to Save...  

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

Besides Cost, What Motivates You to Save Energy? Question of the Week: Besides Cost, What Motivates You to Save Energy? October 9, 2008 - 12:55pm Addthis In our first question of...

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Critical Question #4: What are the Best Off-the-Shelf HVAC Solutions...  

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

Critical Question 4: What are the Best Off-the-Shelf HVAC Solutions for Low-Load, High-Performance Homes and Apartments? Critical Question 4: What are the Best Off-the-Shelf HVAC...

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QUASAR: the question answering system of the universidad politcnica de valencia  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes the QUASAR Question Answering Information System developed by the RFIA group at the Departamento de Sistemas Informticos y Computacin of the Universidad Politcnica of Valencia for the 2005 edition of the CLEF Question ...

Jos Manuel Gmez-Soriano; Davide Buscaldi; Empar Bisbal Asensi; Paolo Rosso; Emilio Sanchis Arnal

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Complex answers: a case study using a WWW question answering system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We investigate the problem of complex answers in question answering. Complex answers consist of several simple answers. We describe the online question answering system SHAPAQA, and using data from this system we show that the problem of complex ...

S. Buchholz; W. Daelemans

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Learning to rank answers to non-factoid questions from web collections  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This work investigates the use of linguistically motivated features to improve search, in particular for ranking answers to non-factoid questions. We show that it is possible to exploit existing large collections of question-answer pairs (from online ...

Mihai Surdeanu; Massimiliano Ciaramita; Hugo Zaragoza

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Question of the Week: What Is Your Main Form of Transportation...  

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

Addthis Related Articles Question of the Week: What Are You Doing to Save Energy this Holiday Season? Question of the Week: What Have You Done to Cut Your Use of Standby Power...

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Hadronic production of eta--mesons: recent results and open questions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

I review recent insights and open questions connected with the production of eta--mesons from hadrons.

C. Hanhart

2005-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Some questions and answers about the Satellite Power System (SPS)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Office of Energy Research, US DOE is evaluating the concept of obtaining significant amounts of electrical energy from space through the Satellite Power System Project Office (SPS PO) formed for that purpose. The SPS PO prepared and is implementing a Concept Development and Evaluation Program plan. The CDEP runs roughly three years (from July 1977 through July 1980) and consists of four primary elements: (1) Systems Definition, (2) Environmental Assessment, (3) Societal Assessment, and (4) Comparative Assessment. One facet of the Societal Assessment is an investigation of public concerns. To further this investigation, a public outreach experiment was initiated to determine the initial response of three selected interest groups to the SPS, both qualitatively and quantititavely, and to gain some experience for use in future public participation activities. Three groups were contacted and agreed to participate in the experiment. They were: the Citizens Energy Project (CEP), the Forum for the Advancement of Students in Science and Technology (FASST), and the L-5 Society (L-5). They each agreed to condense twenty final SPS reports into approximately four pages each, have them typeset, printed and distributed to 3,000 of their constituents for their review, together with a request that they respond to the parent organization regarding the information presented. All responses were summarized and provided to Planning Research Corporation who then solicited the answers from the SPS PO investigator most directly concerned.The questions and answers are presented and will be distributed by the three groups to the individual respondents. Each of the three groups is also preparing a report to the Project Office detailing their work and results. These, together with other responses and studies will be used to more effectively involve the public in the SPS Participatory Technology Process.

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1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Scaffolding student-generated questions: Design and development of a customizable online learning system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Despite the fact that the benefits of student question generation are well documented, most students do not take part in question generation exercises during their formal schooling and are not accustomed to authoring questions. Under the premise that ... Keywords: Applications in subject areas, Evaluation of online learning systems, Learning strategies, Supporting classroom teaching, Teaching strategies

Fu-Yun Yu

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MODELING SUBSIDENCE DUE TO GEOTHERMAL FLUID PRODUCTION  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

compaction, computers, geothermal energy, pore-waternot MODELING SUBSIDENCE DUE T GEOTHERMAL FLUID PRODUCTION Opromise f o r developing geothermal energy i n the United

Lippmann, M.J.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2013 INCITE Proposals due June 27  

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INCITE Proposals 2013 INCITE Proposals due June 27 June 15, 2012 by Francesca Verdier (0 Comments) The Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE)...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Question for SU(5) x SU(5) string unification  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The heterotic string theory can embeds the crossed SU(5) x SU(5) gauge group. Here we investigate the string unification in this framework and the concerning problems. We show generically that only a very constrained parameter space is allowed for new particles, mostly due to the gauge coupling constant $\\alpha_1^{-1}$. One possible but unfavorable solution is given by the introduction of three fermion generations of SU(5)_L-adjoint representation. Only the low-scale decompositions of SU(5)_L with vanishing hypercharge, $\\Sigma_3\\sim(1,3)_0$ and $\\Sigma_8\\sim(8,1)_0$, of fermionic and bosonic types can be included to circumvent the problem. The triplets must live in TeV region and could be accessible at colliders. We also show that non-supersymmetric scenario is exclusively compatible with the introduction of additional color-SU(2)_L-triplet field while supersymmetry is solely possible at high-energy scale. All these intermediated thresholds are easily incorporated into the called Adjoint SU(5) schemes.

Edison T. Franco

2011-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Question for SU(5) x SU(5) string unification  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The heterotic string theory can embeds the crossed SU(5) x SU(5) gauge group. Here we investigate the string unification in this framework and the concerning problems. We show generically that only a very constrained parameter space is allowed for new particles, mostly due to the gauge coupling constant $\\alpha_1^{-1}$. One possible but unfavorable solution is given by the introduction of three fermion generations of SU(5)_L-adjoint representation. Only the low-scale decompositions of SU(5)_L with vanishing hypercharge, $\\Sigma_3\\sim(1,3)_0$ and $\\Sigma_8\\sim(8,1)_0$, of fermionic and bosonic types can be included to circumvent the problem. The triplets must live in TeV region and could be accessible at colliders. We also show that non-supersymmetric scenario is exclusively compatible with the introduction of additional color-SU(2)_L-triplet field while supersymmetry is solely possible at high-energy scale. All these intermediated thresholds are easily incorporated into the called Adjoint SU(5) schemes.

Franco, Edison T

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

MODELING SUBSIDENCE DUE TO GEOTHERMAL FLUID PRODUCTION  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

pore-water pressures , subsidence. DISCLAIMER NeiIher ( h ehere," do not MODELING SUBSIDENCE DUE T GEOTHERMAL FLUIDSecond Syhposium on Land Subsidence 1976 a t Anaheim, I n t

Lippmann, M.J.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

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

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

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

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

329

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

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

Property Issues Property Issues Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Property Issues In response to questions excerpted from a November 25, 2009 letter from Exelon Business Services Company to DOE, the Department published questions and answers relating to property issues. Relevant projects are part of the Smart Grid Investment Grant Project under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Property Issues More Documents & Publications Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: FAQ on Guidance for Submitting Requests for Approval of Encumbrance Davis Bacon Act Applicability to Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) Program Grants Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program:

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Webcast to Discuss Questions related to Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage (I  

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Webcast to Discuss Questions related to Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage (ICCS) Technology Webcast to Discuss Questions related to Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage (ICCS) Technology Area 1 Phase 2 Renewal Applications DOE/NETL has received several questions from ICCS recipients regarding preparation of "Phase 2 Renewal Applications". NETL has scheduled a Webcast for Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 1pm Eastern Time, to discuss and provide answers to many of these questions. Questions and answers will be posted on the NETL website. Additional questions may be submitted through your NETL Project manager throughout the Renewal Application process. NETL will respond to these in writing and post them on a web site for all Phase 1 Recipients to see. This web site is currently under construction, and a link will be provided in the future.

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

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

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

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

Berson, Eric

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

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

SciTech Connect

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

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

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

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

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

335

NSS 18.4 Unreviewed Safety Questions 12/8/04 | Department of...  

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

of this surveillance is to examine the contractor's implementation of the Unreviewed Safety Question (USQ) Process. The surveillance focuses on verifying that the contractor...

336

The question of faith : U.S.-based religious NGOs in international relief and development  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

(cont.) humanitarian role? (4) How do these organizations deal with the ICRC's humanitarian principles of neutrality, impartiality and independence? To answer these questions, I analyze organizational documents, examine ...

Emmert, Mark David, 1971-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Robust question answering for speech transcripts: UPC experience in QAst 2008  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes the participation of the Technical University of Catalonia in the CLEF 2008 Question Answering on Speech Transcripts track. We have participated in the English and Spanish scenarios of QAst. For the processing of manual transcripts ... Keywords: evaluation, question answering, spoken document retrieval

Pere R. Comas; Jordi Turmo

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Multiple peer-assessment modes to augment online student question-generation processes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In view of the current theoretical and empirical support for a student-generated questions approach to learning along with the advantageous features of network technology, several online student question-generation learning systems with a peer-assessment ... Keywords: Applications in subject areas, Computer-mediated communication, Cooperative/collaborative learning, Teaching/learning strategies

Fu-Yun Yu

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Hard vs. Soft: The Central Question of Pre-Fabricated Silicon Jonathan Rose  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Hard vs. Soft: The Central Question of Pre-Fabricated Silicon Jonathan Rose The Edward S. Rogers Sr also help to make it happen. We will focus on the central question in FPGA architecture: what hard to support these hard structures. An interesting specific case that will be addressed is whether processors

Rose, Jonathan

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A user term visualization analysis based on a social question and answer log  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The authors of this paper investigate terms of consumers' diabetes based on a log from the Yahoo!Answers social question and answers (Q&A) forum, ascertain characteristics and relationships among terms related to diabetes from the consumers' perspective, ... Keywords: Diabetes, Information seeking pattern, Q&A, Social question and answers, Term analysis, Visualization analysis

Jin Zhang, Yiming Zhao

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Capturing and answering questions posed to a knowledge-based system  

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As part of the ongoing project, Project Halo, our goal is to build a system capable of answering questions posed by novice users to a formal knowledge base. In our current context, the knowledge base covers selected topics in physics, chemistry, and ... Keywords: controlled language, knowledge-based systems, problem solving, question answering

Peter Clark; Shaw-Yi Chaw; Ken Barker; Vinay Chaudhri; Philip Harrison; James Fan; Bonnie John; Bruce Porter; Aaron Spaulding; John Thompson; Peter Yeh

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Incorporation of corpus-specific semantic information into question answering context  

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In today's environment of information overload, Question Answering (QA) is a critically important research area for the Semantic Web. In order for humans to make effective use of the expansive information sources available to us, we require automated ... Keywords: information retrieval, language modeling, question answering, statistical language modeling

Protima Banerjee; Hyoil Han

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Surveillance Guide - NSS 18.4 Un-reviewed Safety Questions  

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

UNREVIEWED SAFETY QUESTIONS UNREVIEWED SAFETY QUESTIONS 1.0 Objective The objective of this surveillance is to examine the contractor's implementation of the Unreviewed Safety Question (USQ) Process. The surveillance focuses on verifying that the contractor has developed and implemented the necessary procedures and administrative controls to ensure compliance with USQ requirements. 2.0 References 2.1 10 CFR 830.203, Unreviewed Safety Question Process 2.2 DOE Guide 424.1-1, Implementation Guide For Use In Addressing Unreviewed Safety Question Requirements 3.0 Requirements Implemented This surveillance is conducted to implement the requirements of 10 CFR 830.203. 4.0 Surveillance Activities The Facility Representative completes the following activities

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

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

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Attachment A: AIP Program Principles (Questions and Answers 1-12) |  

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

A: AIP Program Principles (Questions and Answers 1-12) A: AIP Program Principles (Questions and Answers 1-12) Attachment A: AIP Program Principles (Questions and Answers 1-12) AIP Program Principles This attachment contains twelve questions and answers that designate the mandatory AIP provisions that shall be included in new and renegotiated agreements and discusses the principles underlying these requirements. Headquarters approval is required if mandatory language is not included in a new or renegotiated AIP. Question #1: Can States use AIP funds to support State regulatory activities? Answer: No, States cannot use AIP funds to support their regulatory activities. The Office of Management and Budget and the Department's congressional oversight committees have consistently indicated that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the states are required to use their current

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Middle School Academic Question Resources | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Academic Question Resources Academic Question Resources 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 Academic Question Resources Make Your Own National Science Bowl® Competition Buzzer Sample Questions 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 Middle School Rules, Forms, and Resources Academic Question Resources Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page For Science: Discovery http://www.discovery.com External link Nature http://www.nature.com External link

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EAC Meeting Cancelled Due to Weather  

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

This week's Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC) meeting has been cancelled due to a strong winter storm which is predicted to impact the Washington DC area on Wednesday. Originally scheduled to be held March 6 and March 7 in Arlington, Virginia, the EAC meeting may possibly be rescheduled for a later date. If the meeting is rescheduled, details will be posted online and will be published in a new Federal Register notice.

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ALPHA ATTENUATION DUE TO DUST LOADING  

SciTech Connect

Previous studies had been done in order to show the attenuation of alpha particles in filter media. These studies provided an accurate correction for this attenuation, but there had not yet been a study with sufficient results to properly correct for attenuation due to dust loading on the filters. At the Savannah River Site, filter samples are corrected for attenuation due to dust loading at 20%. Depending on the facility the filter comes from and the duration of the sampling period, the proper correction factor may vary. The objective of this study was to determine self-absorption curves for each of three counting instruments. Prior work indicated significant decreases in alpha count rate (as much as 38%) due to dust loading, especially on filters from facilities where sampling takes place over long intervals. The alpha count rate decreased because of a decrease in the energy of the alpha. The study performed resulted in a set of alpha absorption curves for each of three detectors. This study also took into account the affects of the geometry differences in the different counting equipment used.

Dailey, A; Dennis Hadlock, D

2007-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

349

Question 1  

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... In Kowloon's Tsimshatsui district, Duty Free Shoppers has Thai speaking sales personnel, who can be identified by the Thai flags they were on their ...

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comments / questions  

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... pg. 30, support for object types: the list seem to be limited to image, sound, video/animation. a. what are computational images? ...

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Question 10  

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... Another searcher in France On altavista keywords : Singapore Lei Clicked on http://www.tbsn.org/ebooks/plethora/chap2.htm got an answer : "In ...

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INSTRUCTIONS QUESTIONS  

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"Weekly Refinery and Fractionator Report, " is used to collect data on the operations of petroleum refineries and fractionators. The data appear in summary form on EIAs website at www.eia.doe.gov and in the EIA publication, Weekly Petroleum

unknown authors

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Question 9  

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... jnto.go.jp/ -> http://www.jnto.go.jp/07hotels/07frame.html -> http://www.j-hotel. or.jp/english/index.html -> Fill in form for Kyoto http://okini6.o-kini.or.jp ...

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Question 8  

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... Tap Water * Public Phone * Laundry Facilities * Flush Toilets * Location: in Dead Man's Flats, 14.4 km east of Banff Park Gates Open: Year-Round ...

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Question 7  

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Ottawa, Canada (12:46) query Alta Vista -> denmark train leads me to somebody's link page: but his "great links" (".. if you are interested in trains. ...

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SAMPLE QUESTIONS  

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How much heat exchanger area (m. 2. ) is needed given the following: U = 0.7 kcal/sec.m. 2.K overall heat transfer coefficient. F= 0.8 heat exchanger orientation ...

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Supplemental Questions  

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

A. A. GENERAL INFORMATION (a) Is your firm currently listed on the Department of Defense or other agency list of qualified energy service companies? If yes, please identify the agency, point of contact, phone number, and the qualification period. (b) Indicate type of firm, if other than items listed in Block 5: [ ] Branch Office of _________________________________________________________ [ ] Joint Venture (list venture partners) __________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ [ ] Other (explain) __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ (c) Is your firm an eligible 8(a) contractor under the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Program?

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TECHNICAL QUESTIONS What Every Parent Must Do to Keep Children Safe Online  

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QUESTIONS QUESTIONS What Every Parent Must Do to Keep Children Safe Online 10 10 This parent resource is made possible through: & 10 Common Questions About Internet Safety 1. How and why do I check the Web browser history? 2. How and why do I review temporary Internet files? 3. How and why do I remove spyware? 4. How and why do I scan for and remove viruses? 5. How and why do I use a firewall? 6. How do I monitor and block incoming files and information from the Internet?

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

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

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Energy efficiency standards for eight consumer products: public meeting clarification, questions and answers  

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Eighteen corporations and manufacturers provided answers to many questions posed at a public meeting on energy efficiency standards for eight consumer products. Questions on the regulations concerning the manufacturing standards, performance standards, and testing standards are included. Questions were posed about air conditioners, refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, stoves (ranges), ovens, clothes dryers, oil fired burners, water heaters, furnaces, etc. A presentation containing information pertaining to the values of average annual energy consumption per unit used by DOE in its analysis leading to proposed energy efficiency standards for nine types of consumer products is included. (MCW)

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Questions and Answers - Do rotating magnets create energy? Where can I find  

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If energy is formed by a generator,how does it form the energy? If energy is formed by a generator,<br>how does it form the energy? Previous Question (If energy is formed by a generator, how does it form the energy?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What is the fastest type of energy?) What is the fastest type of energy? Do rotating magnets create energy? Where can I find more information on this subject? The first law of thermodynamics is that matter/energy cannot be "created" or destroyed. We can convert energy from one form to another. For instance, in a car, we convert chemical energy (actually the binding energy of electrons) to heat, which in turn is converted to kinetic energy (motion). Your question has a similar answer. When you rotate a magnet, you are using kinetic energy to move it. This kinetic energy can be converted to

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10 Questions for a Signature Scientist: Nathan Baker | Department of Energy  

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10 Questions for a Signature Scientist: Nathan Baker 10 Questions for a Signature Scientist: Nathan Baker 10 Questions for a Signature Scientist: Nathan Baker June 2, 2011 - 6:28pm Addthis Nathan Baker | Photo Courtesy of PNNL Nathan Baker | Photo Courtesy of PNNL Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs "A signature is something that pops up in a lot of fields, but very few fields specifically define it in an abstract way." Nathan Baker, Signature Scientist Meet Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Chief Scientist for Signature Science, Nathan Baker. At PNNL, 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. Check out our latest 10 Questions

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10 Questions for a Chemical Theorist: Greg Schenter | Department of Energy  

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10 Questions for a Chemical Theorist: Greg Schenter 10 Questions for a Chemical Theorist: Greg Schenter 10 Questions for a Chemical Theorist: Greg Schenter April 28, 2011 - 3:23pm Addthis Chemical Theorist Greg Schenter | Photo Courtesy of PNNL Chemical Theorist Greg Schenter | Photo Courtesy of PNNL Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Greg Schenter is a Laboratory Fellow in Pacific Northwest National Lab's (PNNL) Chemical Sciences Division. He recently spent some time with us to share why his interests in math, science, and even music, intertwine with each other and why Doctor Who is his favorite fictional scientist. Question: What sparked your interest in a science career? Greg Schenter: I like the challenge of working on a puzzle and the fun of working things out and exploring the unknown. I pulled this applicable

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DOE response to questions from AHAM on the supplemental proposed test  

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response to questions from AHAM on the supplemental proposed response to questions from AHAM on the supplemental proposed test procedure for residential clothes washers DOE response to questions from AHAM on the supplemental proposed test procedure for residential clothes washers The intent of Part B is to use the methodology that AHAM had suggested specifically for extra-hot cycles, but to make it more broadly applicable to any temperature combination that is locked out of the Normal cycle. DOE_response_to_questions_from_AHAM.pdf More Documents & Publications Additional Guidance Regarding Application of Current Procedures for Testing Energy Consumption of Clothes Washers with Warm Rinse Cycles, Issued: June 30, 2010 Microsoft Word - CCE_Final_Rule_02-07-11 _Final Word_.docx Federal Register Vol. 76 No. 44, 12422-12505 - Energy Conservation Program:

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Question of the Week: How Will You Landscape for Energy Efficiency? |  

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Question of the Week: How Will You Landscape for Energy Efficiency? Question of the Week: How Will You Landscape for Energy Efficiency? Question of the Week: How Will You Landscape for Energy Efficiency? April 9, 2009 - 11:31am Addthis On Tuesday, Elizabeth wrote about some resources that will help you landscape with an eye to energy efficiency. Now that spring is here, I know many of your are just itching to get outside and work on your landscaping. How will you landscape for energy efficiency? Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a topic related to energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. Please e-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov. Addthis Related Articles Question of the Week: How Does Your Community Encourage Energy and Fuel Savings? What Have You Done to Ensure Your Water Pipes are Efficient and Safe?

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Questions and Answers - Where and how do you get your electrons for your  

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Does an atom smasherreally smash atoms? Does an atom smasher<br>really smash atoms? Previous Question (Does an atom smasher really smash atoms?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Why do you need high energy to look at or observe quarks?) Why do you need high energyto look at or observe quarks? Where and how do you get your electrons for your accelerator? What kind of machine or process did they use to split the first atom all those years ago and how expensive was it for them? The answer to this question can be ridiculously simple or almost Star Trekish. When we started Jefferson Lab we used a very simple source for electrons, a hot wire, much like that of a light bulb filament. Electrons fly off the wire in all directions, so we put the wire in an electric field to get them to head off in the right direction. This field sucked the

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10 Questions for a Batteries Expert: Daniel Abraham | Department of Energy  

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10 Questions for a Batteries Expert: Daniel Abraham 10 Questions for a Batteries Expert: Daniel Abraham 10 Questions for a Batteries Expert: Daniel Abraham August 11, 2011 - 3:56pm Addthis Dan Abraham | Image Courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory Dan Abraham | Image Courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory Angela Hardin Media Specialist at Argonne National Laboratory "Almost every cell phone contains a lithium-ion battery; they are also in our cameras, camcorders, and computers. Our goal is to get the batteries into our cars - into the next generation of plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles." Dan Abraham, Batteries Expert Ed. note: This is a cross-post from Argonne National Laboratory. In the latest 10 Questions, Daniel Abraham, a leading scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, shares his work on lithium-ion batteries and why he

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

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

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

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Questions and Answers - What type of charge is produced when an electric  

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would you get if you combinedone atom from every element? would you get if you combined<br>one atom from every element? Previous Question (What would you get if you combined one atom from every element?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What is an electric current?) What is an electric current? What type of charge is produced when an electric field separates positive and negative charges? In a way, you have answered your own question! All objects that have an electric charge at all have a charge which is either positive or negative. In either case, the charge can be large or small. The charge of the object has a particular value corresponding to a positive number for positive charges and a negative number for negative charges. Objects with no charge, or neutral objects, can be thought of as having an electric charge of zero.

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Robust question answering for speech transcripts: UPC experience in QAst 2009  

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This paper describes the participation of the Technical University of Catalonia in the CLEF 2009 Question Answering on Speech Transcripts track. We have participated in the English and Spanish scenarios of QAST. For both manual and automatic transcripts ...

Pere R. Comas; Jordi Turmo

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Methods for Automatically Evaluating Answers to Complex Questions Jimmy Lin1,2,3  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

this criterion yields list questions such as "What countries export oil?", where the desired response was the Pentagon panel's position with respect to the dispute over the US Navy training range on the island

Lin, Jimmy

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

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

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

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

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

Office of Science (SC) Website

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

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10 Questions for a Beamline Scientist: Apurva Mehta | Department of Energy  

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

10 Questions for a Beamline Scientist: Apurva Mehta 10 Questions for a Beamline Scientist: Apurva Mehta 10 Questions for a Beamline Scientist: Apurva Mehta November 4, 2011 - 1:02pm Addthis Apurva Mehta | Image courtesy of SLAC Apurva Mehta | Image courtesy of SLAC Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs "It was exhilarating when we found a novel solution and the instrument evolved." Apurva Mehta, Beamline Scientist Fifteen years ago, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC) scientist Apurva Mehta volunteered to help a friend build beamline parts at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL). Today, he's "still mucking around with beamlines."
 
In the latest 10 Questions, Dr. Mehta shares how he landed at SLAC and his adventures in a wide range of projects, from advanced semiconductors to

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Ener-Gee Whiz Answers Your Questions: Thermostat Settings and Solar Water  

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

Ener-Gee Whiz Answers Your Questions: Thermostat Settings and Solar Ener-Gee Whiz Answers Your Questions: Thermostat Settings and Solar Water Heaters Ener-Gee Whiz Answers Your Questions: Thermostat Settings and Solar Water Heaters June 23, 2009 - 12:54pm Addthis Amy Foster Parish Ener-Gee Whiz would like to offer a hearty thanks to all of you who've written in for your great efficiency and renewables related questions. Now, on to some answers! Patti writes: Is it efficient to raise the thermostat in a business when the business is closed during air conditioning season? Ener-Gee Whiz: Your business might be able to save energy-and money-by turning your thermostat up during the cooling season. But how much energy and money you save are largely dependent on how much you set your thermostat back and for how long. The Energy Savers website suggests that

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Questions and Answers - How many atoms would it take to create a ton?  

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there in the world? there in the world? Previous Question (How many atoms are there in the world?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Could you please explain density?) Could you please explain density? How many atoms would it take to create a ton? There's a lot more to this question than first appears. There are many types of atoms and each of them has its own mass, so the answer varies depending on which atom you are talking about. Since even a tiny bit of matter has many atoms, it has become customary to use the unit "mole" to signify a standard number of atoms, namely, it is Avogadro's number which (almost) equals 6*1023, or 600,000 billion billon. If you look up the periodic table of elements, one of the numbers usually listed is the atomic mass which is the mass (in grams) of one mole of those atoms. Let's use

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

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

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Questions and Answers - Why is it (in detail) that the more coils you add  

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I am creating an electromagnetfor my science fair project. I am creating an electromagnet<br>for my science fair project. Previous Question (I am creating an electromagnet for my science fair project.) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Which jobs use electromagnets?) Which jobs use electromagnets? Why is it (in detail) that the more coils you add to an electromagnet, the stronger its magnetic field is? If I go into detail, I will soon reach a point at which I can't do the math! But the answer to your question is simpler than you might think. First, picture the straight piece of wire that your magnet is made of before it's wrapped up in coils. Now, if you run a current through it, is it a magnet? The answer is "Yes." This is because (repeat after me): any electric charge in motion creates a magnetic field. The magnetic field

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Questions and Answers - What are the components of an atom? How much does  

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Can you crush atoms? Can you crush atoms? Previous Question (Can you crush atoms?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Atoms without neutrons?) Atoms without neutrons? What are the components of an atom? How much does each atom weigh? The answer to both your questions are tucked away in one of coolest charts anyone has ever thought up. Around 100 years ago this very organized sort of guy named Dimitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev put the names and properties of all the chemicals he knew onto cards. He then tried arranging them in a way that made sense in a sort of Chemist's game of Solitaire. The resulting chart, called The Periodic Table of Elements, has contributed probably more than anything else to our understanding of matter. When you begin studying the Periodic table in school, pay close attention. There is a tremendous

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Questions and Answers - In the chemical equation for methane gas why is  

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carbon found in all organicand inorganic matter? carbon found in all organic<br>and inorganic matter? Previous Question (Is carbon found in all organic and inorganic matter?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (How do you separate tungsten from its ore?) How do you separatetungsten from its ore? In the chemical equation CH4 for methane gas why is there more hydrogen than carbon? This is a very good question, and the answer is at the heart of modern atomic physics. The nucleus is at the center of the atom, like the sun is at the center of the solar system. Electrons move around in orbits around the nucleus, like the planets around the sun. But there is an important difference: electrons can only have very special energies, which correspond to specific orbits. The orbits in the atoms are called shells, and each shell can only hold so

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The Power of a Question: A Case Study of Two Organizational Knowledge Capture Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Designers have many options for how to encode knowledge, although most are based on declarative representations. This paper explores the use of questions to represent knowledge. Practioner experiences implementing two knowledge resources using a question-based representation are described. In both resources, the use of "questions" was chosen as both a nonthreatening way of engaging users and for its value in initiating thinking processes. Both systems have succeeded in capturing the interest of users and serve as valuable components of the organization's knowledge capture program. This paper describes the systems, the underlying design approach, and results from system evaluation. Since the goal of any knowledge resource is to facilitate the reuse of knowledge, it is important to understand the impact that different knowledge representations could have on system acceptance. This study raises several research issues based on experiences using the unusual representation of "questions." 1.

Lynne P. Cooper

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Question of the Week: Have You Taken Advantage of Energy-Saving...  

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

Have You Taken Advantage of Energy-Saving Programs from Your Utility? Question of the Week: Have You Taken Advantage of Energy-Saving Programs from Your Utility? March 19, 2009 -...

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Question of the Week: What Energy-Saving Improvements are on...  

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

What Energy-Saving Improvements are on Your To-Do List? Question of the Week: What Energy-Saving Improvements are on Your To-Do List? January 22, 2009 - 9:20am Addthis On Tuesday,...

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Question of the Week: What Have You Done to Cut Your Use of Standby...  

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

Have You Done to Cut Your Use of Standby Power? Question of the Week: What Have You Done to Cut Your Use of Standby Power? January 8, 2009 - 7:54am Addthis On Tuesday, we wrote...

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Questions and Answers - Can you explain why the United States uses  

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did Thomas Jeffersondo as a scientist? did Thomas Jefferson<br>do as a scientist? Previous Question (What did Thomas Jefferson do as a scientist?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (How long would it take a person on a bicycle-type generator to create an atom?) How long would it take a person on abicycle-type generator to create an atom? Can you explain why the United States uses Fahrenheit instead of Celsius? Answer 1 The answer to the your question is in Sir Isaac Newton's first law of motion, which is more commonly known as inertia. That is, that when something gets going it is hard to stop it or change its direction. It would be a really good thing if we just bit the bullet and made the change to the metric system or, more properly, to International Units. Even NASA

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10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Ryan Wiser | Department of Energy  

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10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Ryan Wiser 10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Ryan Wiser 10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Ryan Wiser August 16, 2013 - 5:11pm Addthis Watch Dr. Ryan H. Wiser discuss findings from the 2012 Wind Technologies Market Report in this Google+ Hangout discussion on wind energy in America. Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs LEARN MORE Get additional details on Ryan Wiser's research and analysis on renewable energy and links to his publications. Take a look at our Energy.gov page on the 2012 Wind Technologies Market Report. Meet Dr. Ryan H. Wiser, scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and co-author of the 2012 Wind Technologies Market Report. In the latest 10 Questions, Ryan discusses everything from his research and

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Question of the Week: How Do You Reduce the Energy Used by Computers...  

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Do You Reduce the Energy Used by Computers and Office Electronics? Question of the Week: How Do You Reduce the Energy Used by Computers and Office Electronics? March 5, 2009 -...

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Pressure Drops Due to Silica Scaling  

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Experience with reinjection returns in many geothermal fields has prompted a move towards injecting waste fluids at some distance from the production field. This means that often, reinjection pipelines cover very long distances. If the waste water in the pipelines is supersaturated with respect to amorphous silica, then the deposition of silica in these pipelines is almost certain. Although the deposit may be of negligible thickness, the inner surface characteristics of the pipe will be different to those of clean mild steel. During a silica scaling experiment. geothermal brine was passed through a series of pipes of different sizes and over a period of three weeks, silica scale formed on the inner surface. The pressure drop along a distance of approximately 5m was measured by a water manometer in all test pipe sections. Significant pressure drop was observed during this time and can be correlated with the increase in the friction factor of the pipe walls due to silica scaling.

Brown, K.L.; Freeston, D.H.; Dimas, Z.O.; Slatter, A.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

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

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

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Subsidence due to geothermal fluid withdrawal  

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Single-phase and two-phase geothermal reservoirs are currently being exploited for power production in Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, the U.S. and elsewhere. Vertical ground displacements of upto 4.5 m and horizontal ground displacements of up t o 0.5 m have been observed at Wairakei, New Zealand that are clearly attributable to the resource exploitation. Similarly, vertical displacements of about 0.13 m have been recorded at The Geysers, California. No significant ground displacements that are attributable to large-scale fluid production have been observed at Larderello, Italy and Cerro Prieto, Mexico. Observations show that subsidence due to geothermal fluid production is characterized by such features as an offset of the subsidence bowl from the main area of production, time-lag between production and subsidence and nonlinear stress-strain relationships. Several plausible conceptual models, of varying degrees of sophistication, have been proposed to explain the observed features. At present, relatively more is known about the physical mechanisms that govern subsidence than the relevant therma mechanisms. Although attempts have been made to simulate observed geothermal subsidence, the modeling efforts have been seriously limited by a lack of relevant field data needed to sufficiently characterize the complex field system.

Narasimhan, T.N.; Goyal, K.P.

1982-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

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

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

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Questions and Answers - Why are the Halls in bio-dome shapes?  

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How much does it cost a yearto run Jefferson Lab? How much does it cost a year<br>to run Jefferson Lab? Previous Question (How much does it cost a year to run Jefferson Lab?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Why did it take so long to build Jefferson Lab?) Why did it take so longto build Jefferson Lab? Why are the Halls in bio-dome shapes? The answer to your question is the answer to many questions... money. The shape of our experimental halls was that which could do the job and spend the least amount of money. There are several reasons for this that you won't quite understand unless you have taken geometry. If you need to enclose a certain amount of AREA, but have to pay for the LENGTH of wall you use, you want to build whatever type of building will enclose that AREA with the shortest LENGTH of wall. It just so happens a circle encloses the

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Questions and Answers - Why do the electron shells begin being named with  

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the elementsget their symbols? the elements<br>get their symbols? Previous Question (How do the elements get their symbols?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Was "beauty" a quark name they used in the past?) Was "beauty" a quark namethey used in the past? Why do the electron shells begin being named with K, L, M, N, and not with A, B, C? The names of the electron shells come from a fellow named Charles G. Barkla, a spectroscopist who studied the X-rays that are emitted by atoms when they are hit with high energy electrons. He noticed that atoms appeared to emit two types of X-rays. The two types of X-rays differed in energy and Barkla originally called the higher energy X-ray type A and the lower energy X-ray type B. He later renamed these two types K and L since

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Questions and Answers - If you have 11 protons and 12 neutrons this is an  

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What makes hassium anelement if it has no uses? What makes hassium an<br>element if it has no uses? Previous Question (What makes hassium an element if it has no uses?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What's the difference between hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen...?) What's the difference betweenhydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen...? If you have 11 protons and 12 neutrons this is an atom of what element? Any atom that contains exactly 11 protons is an atom of sodium. The number of neutrons does not play a role in determining which element an atom is. Author: Steve Gagnon, Science Education Specialist (Other answers by Steve Gagnon) Related Pages: What is an element? How many elements are there? The Periodic Table of Elements How do I find the number of protons, electrons and neutrons that are in an

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Questions and Answers - What is one example of indirect evidence that  

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How do I make amodel of an atom? How do I make a<br>model of an atom? Previous Question (How do I make a model of an atom?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What is an element? How many elements are there?) What is an element? Howmany elements are there? What is one example of indirect evidence that scientists use to study an atom? Pretty much everything we know about atoms is indirect evidence. One can't really see atoms. We do see enough of their effects that we can, with confidence, describe the nature of atoms. Here at Jefferson Lab we have quite a few instruments to measure the properties and behavior of atoms. We use a few simple tricks to measure atoms. The most common method is to shoot the atoms through an easy-to-ionize gas or liquid. Argon is the most

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Question of the Week: What Energy-Saving Improvements are on Your To-Do  

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Question of the Week: What Energy-Saving Improvements are on Your Question of the Week: What Energy-Saving Improvements are on Your To-Do List? Question of the Week: What Energy-Saving Improvements are on Your To-Do List? January 22, 2009 - 9:20am Addthis On Tuesday, Elizabeth wrote about taking a whole-house approach to energy efficiency. When you take a whole-house approach, you consider all of the characteristics and components of your home, including your lifestyle, your building site, your climate, and the other elements or features of your home. As Elizabeth said, there is no magic bullet, and thinking about the interaction between all the components of your house can help you save in the long run. And for most people, improving the efficiency of their home is a process, with many small improvements made over time. So tell us:

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Nuclear Facility Safety Basis Fundamentals Self-Study Guide Review Questions  

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Oak Ridge Operations Oak Ridge Operations Nuclear Facility Safety Basis Fundamentals Self-Study Guide Review Questions Name: Organization: Directions: This is an open-book evaluation. Complete the questions, and submit your answers (hand-written or electronically) to the Training Center. Someone will check and grade your answers. If you achieve a score of at least 80%, you will receive a completion certificate. Questions: 1. What is safety basis (SB)? 2. How does SB fit with integrated safety management (ISM)? 3. In what primary DOE documents can requirements and guidance for SB be found? 4. What are the "graded approach" factors that DOE takes into account in ensuring that the level of analysis and documentation and the actions used to comply with the requirements are

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Questions and Answers - Where does the word atom come from and who first  

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Why does rubbing plastic and wooltogether create electricity? Why does rubbing plastic and wool<br>together create electricity? Previous Question (Why does rubbing plastic and wool together create electricity?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Are Democritus' theories of atoms still relevant today?) Are Democritus' theories ofatoms still relevant today? Where does the word atom come from and who first used this word? Around 2,500 years ago this Greek dude name Democritus was sitting around just thinking. He was thinking about cutting stuff up and came up with the idea that there must be a point where you could no longer cut something any smaller. He named the atom after the Greek word atomos, which means 'that which can't be split.' The cool part is that he was right. Well, 90% right. We can split atoms, but if you split an atom it becomes something else. An

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Questions and Answers - What would happen to the atomic number and the  

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many protons, neutrons,and electrons are in an atom? many protons, neutrons,<br>and electrons are in an atom? Previous Question (How many protons, neutrons, and electrons are in an atom?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What are vector quantities and how do they work?) What are vector quantitiesand how do they work? What would happen to the atomic number and the electric charge of an atom if two neutrons escaped the nucleus? If you could magically make two neutrons in the nucleus of an atom disappear, the atomic number and the electrical charge of that atom would remain unchanged. Neutrons do not carry an electrical charge so adding or removing them from the nucleus does not change the electrical charge of the nucleus. It does, however, change the mass of the nucleus. Adding or

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Questions and Answers - How many atoms are there in the world?  

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body? body? Previous Question (How many atoms are in the human body?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (How many atoms would it take to create a ton?) How many atoms wouldit take to create a ton? How many atoms are there in the world? The quick answer is: more than you can count! But we can get an estimate of the number of atoms in the earth by first knowing what its mass is. The mass of an object is a measure of how much material the object has. The mass of the earth is 5.98*1027 grams. That's the scientific way to write a large number that has a lot of zeros. We can write the mass of the earth with all the zeros like this: 5,980,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 grams Below is a table that shows the breakdown of the fractional amount of the

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Questions and Answers - I am not clear on what a molecule is. If water is a  

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is the difference betweena compound and a molecule? is the difference between<br>a compound and a molecule? Previous Question (What is the difference between a compound and a molecule?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Biggest and smallest atom?) Biggest and smallest atom? I am not clear on what a molecule is. If water is a molecule, is it also a compound because the hydrogen and oxygen have been chemically combined? If so, how do you determine whether a substance is a compound or a molecule? A molecule is what you get when any atoms join together. A compound is what you get when atoms of two or more different elements join together. All compounds are molecules, but not all molecules are compounds. Water is a molecule because it is made from atoms that have been chemically combined. It is also a compound because the atoms that make water are not

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10 Questions for a Chemical Engineer: Steven Sherman | Department of Energy  

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10 Questions for a Chemical Engineer: Steven Sherman 10 Questions for a Chemical Engineer: Steven Sherman 10 Questions for a Chemical Engineer: Steven Sherman May 19, 2011 - 4:18pm Addthis Chemical Engineer Steven Sherman | Photo Courtesy of SRNL Chemical Engineer Steven Sherman | Photo Courtesy of SRNL Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs "These projects support the development and technological advancement of new ways to make the fuels and electrical power that we need to enable our way of life and to provide more environ-mentally sustainable ways of supporting ourselves." Dr. Steven Sherman, chemical engineer Hailing from Savannah River National Laboratory, Dr. Steven Sherman recently shared how he's working to develop bioenergy and nuclear energy technologies and how he's helping South Carolina advance its leadership

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10 Questions for a Wind & Solar Integration Analyst: Kirsten Orwig |  

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10 Questions for a Wind & Solar Integration Analyst: Kirsten Orwig 10 Questions for a Wind & Solar Integration Analyst: Kirsten Orwig 10 Questions for a Wind & Solar Integration Analyst: Kirsten Orwig March 31, 2011 - 4:58pm Addthis Scientist Kirsten Orwig Scientist Kirsten Orwig Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Working at the intersection of renewable energy technologies and meteorology, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientist Kirsten Orwig specializes in transmission and grid integration for wind and solar energy. She shared with us how her experiences in storm chasing led her to this position at NREL and why understanding meteorology is important for advancing reliable solar and wind energy. Q: What prompted you to specialize in a scientific field? Kirsten Orwig: Growing up I was always fascinated with natural phenomena,

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Question of the Week: How Do You Reduce Your Water Heating Costs |  

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Reduce Your Water Heating Costs Reduce Your Water Heating Costs Question of the Week: How Do You Reduce Your Water Heating Costs February 19, 2009 - 1:39pm Addthis Water heating can account for a significant portion of your energy costs. Purchasing a new ENERGY STAR® water heater is just one way to save on your water heating bills. The Energy Savers Tips site lists other strategies you can use to cut your water heating costs. How do you reduce your water heating costs? E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov. Addthis Related Articles Question of the Week: How Do You Reduce Your Water Heating Costs Energy Savers Guide: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home How Do You Save on Lighting Costs? Question of the Week: How Do You Reduce Your Water Heating Costs

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10 Questions for a Materials Chemist: Elise Fox | Department of Energy  

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10 Questions for a Materials Chemist: Elise Fox 10 Questions for a Materials Chemist: Elise Fox 10 Questions for a Materials Chemist: Elise Fox February 17, 2011 - 3:47pm Addthis Elise Fox | photo courtesy of Savannah River National Laboratory Elise Fox | photo courtesy of Savannah River National Laboratory Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs At Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), Elise Fox works on a wide breadth of projects from fuel cells and batteries to concentrating solar power. She recently took some time to give us the download on advances in energy storage technologies, her favorite fictional chemist (hint: she's an expert in charms and potions) and why she became a scientist. Q: What promoted you to pursue a career in science? Elise Fox: On some level I have always known I would be a scientist. It was

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Questions and Answers - If you jumped into a pool of liquid oxygen, would  

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Is there anything colderthan liquid nitrogen? Is there anything colder<br>than liquid nitrogen? Previous Question (Is there anything colder than liquid nitrogen?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What's the melting point of steel?) What's the melting point of steel? If you jumped into a pool of liquid oxygen, would your body instantly crystallize? Nothing happens instantly. The first thing would be frostbite to the skin followed by the onset of hypothermia to the internal organs. No doubt everything would "freeze up" with time. What this really brings up though is safety issues with cryogenic fluids, that is, those substances that are normally gases (like oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, hydrogen, or helium) at room temperature but can be changed to liquid form through the use of

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Questions and Answers - Does the size of a magnet make it stronger? How are  

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What happens when amagnet is cut in two? What happens when a<br>magnet is cut in two? Previous Question (What happens when a magnet is cut in two?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Why does rubbing plastic and wool together create electricity?) Why does rubbing plastic and wooltogether create electricity? Does the size of a magnet make it stronger? How are magnets made? How does the shape of a magnet affect its magnetic field? Size is just one of the ways one can change the strength of a magnet. However, it can get very difficult and expensive to simply make a magnet bigger. The other way is to make it BETTER. This can mean all sorts of things. With electromagnets, the modern method to make them better is to construct a superconducting magnet. That is, the electrical coils are made

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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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Question of the Week: Have You Taken Advantage of Energy-Saving Programs  

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Question of the Week: Have You Taken Advantage of Energy-Saving Question of the Week: Have You Taken Advantage of Energy-Saving Programs from Your Utility? Question of the Week: Have You Taken Advantage of Energy-Saving Programs from Your Utility? March 19, 2009 - 6:04pm Addthis Many utilities offer assistance such as free or reduced energy audits, rebates or other incentives for purchasing efficient products, or lower rates for energy used at off-peak hours. Check with your utility to see what it offers. Have you taken advantage of energy-saving programs offered by your utility? Tell us about it. Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a topic related to energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. Please comment with your answers, and also feel free to respond to other comments. Addthis Related Articles

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A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US | OpenEI Community  

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A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central Dear OpenEI community, I'm a researcher and student at Claremont Graduate School who is searching for GIS data on existing wind farms in the US. Although various geo-tagged datasets are available, I have yet found a shapefile with facility level data on wind. Ideally the dataset would have geographic boundaries for the facility, along with capacity and operation dates. If anyone has suggestions on where I can locate a dataset like this, please let me know. Thanks! -nick Submitted by Nickc on 10 September, 2013 - 11:52 1 answer Points: 0 Hi Nick- Thank you for posting your question here. One of the most complete wind farm datasets is available for free on OpenEI and can be downloaded as a

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Questions and Answers - What is a material with a freezing point above 0  

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What's the melting point of steel? What's the melting point of steel? Previous Question (What's the melting point of steel?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What is a meniscus?) What is a meniscus? What is a material with a freezing point above 0 degrees Celsius? A material exists as a solid when it is below its freezing point. So, we need to find a material that is a solid at some temperature above 0°C. Almost any solid abject around you would fit this description - an aluminum soda can, a candle or a piece of chocolate all have freezing points above 0°C. Keep in mind that a material's freezing point is the same as its melting point. These are just different terms for the same thing, it just depends on whether energy is going into a substance (melting) or if energy is being

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10 Questions for a Climate Scientist: Kate Evans | Department of Energy  

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10 Questions for a Climate Scientist: Kate Evans 10 Questions for a Climate Scientist: Kate Evans 10 Questions for a Climate Scientist: Kate Evans April 21, 2011 - 4:59pm Addthis Climate scientist Kate Evans | Photo Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory Climate scientist Kate Evans | Photo Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Computing is a large part of almost all types of Earth science research. Kate Evans, Climate Scientist Climate scientist Kate Evans works at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) on a variety of projects from using supercomputers to study the movements of ice sheets to developing a model to explore the impacts of storms on ocean currents. We recently had the opportunity to learn about her work advancing climate simulations and modeling and why an Indiana storm sparked

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

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

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Questions and Answers - How many atoms are in the human head?  

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Is there a way to tell how manyatoms are in an object? Is there a way to tell how many<br>atoms are in an object? Previous Question (Is there a way to tell how many atoms are in an object?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (How many atoms are in the human body?) How many atoms arein the human body? How many atoms are in the human head? We can calculate the number of atoms in your head if we know the density and a constant called Avogadro's number. This is really just an estimate, but it's going to be a good one. The equation is fairly simple. The number of atoms of ANY substance in a volume is: # of atoms = N * (density) * volume / (Molecular Weight). N is a constant called Avogadro's number and its equal to 6.022*1023 atoms/mole. It can also be molecules per mole. In the above formula density

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Step 10. Get Assistance on Energy Code and Compliance Questions | Building  

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10. Get Assistance on Energy Code and Compliance Questions 10. Get Assistance on Energy Code and Compliance Questions Direct assistance on building energy code compliance questions is available from several sources. In addition, there are many training courses available to learn more about specific code requirements. Resources Contact the local jurisdiction having authority BECP Helpdesk ICC Technical Opinions and Interpretations ASHRAE Standards Interpretations ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007 ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2010 BECP Training Courses Residential Requirements of the 2009 IECC Residential Requirements of the 2012 IECC Commercial Building Envelope Requirements of the 2009 IECC Commercial Lighting Requirements of the 2009 IECC Commercial Mechanical Requirements of the 2009 IECC Requirements of ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007

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Frequently Asked Questions on FederalReporting.gov | Department of Energy  

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

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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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Questions and Answers - Does baking soda lower water temperature? If so,  

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air made of? air made of? Previous Question (What is air made of?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Do liquids freeze at the same temperature? Why doesn't oil freeze?) Do liquids freeze at the sametemperature? Why doesn't oil freeze? Does baking soda lower water temperature? If so, why? Baking soda added to water raises the temperature slightly. Chemical reactions are either endothermic or exothermic. Endothermic means you have to put energy (heat) in to make the reaction go while exothermic means there's energy (heat) left over. Left over heat will raise the temperature. Baking soda and water is exothermic and so the water gets a little warmer. This is because the binding energy of the chemical bonds of the products has an excess over the binding energy of the components. Therefore, energy

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Questions and Answers - What would you get if you combined one atom each  

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How do you separatetungsten from its ore? How do you separate<br>tungsten from its ore? Previous Question (How do you separate tungsten from its ore?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What type of charge is produced when...?) What type of charge isproduced when...? What would you get if you combined one atom each from all the elements in the periodic table? It wouldn't make anything really. If we combine one of each of the atoms from the periodic table, the result would be so small that we wouldn't notice it, even with the best electron microscopes. You see, some elements are very reactive and react immediately with whatever is next to it. Oxygen is a good example of that. Oxygen is extremely reactive, especially when it is in a rare single atom mode called atomic oxygen (oxygen at our level of

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Questions and Answers - How do I make a model of an atom?  

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What is an atom? Whatare atoms made of? What is an atom? What<br>are atoms made of? Previous Question (What is an atom? What are atoms made of?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (An example of indirect evidence used to study atoms?) An example of indirect evidenceused to study atoms? How do I make a model of an atom? Do you need to make a model or a drawing of an atom for science class? If so, follow these instructions to learn where all of the atom's pieces go. Step 1 - Gather Information Before you can build your model, you will need to know how many protons, neutrons and electrons your atom has. If you do not already know how to use the Periodic Table of Elements to find this information, read the 'How many protons, electrons and neutrons are in an atom of...?' page to learn how.

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Questions and Answers - How many atoms are in the human body?  

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head? head? Previous Question (How many atoms are in the human head?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (How many atoms are there in the world?) How many atoms arethere in the world? How many atoms are in the human body? Answer 1 Would you settle for a whole bunch? I didn't think so. The number of atoms in one person is almost too big to write out. But fortunately there's a shorthand system, called scientific notation, that we use instead for writing really BIG or really SMALL numbers. Since huge numbers are generally just estimates anyway, we just use the first few numbers, followed by a code that tells you how many zeros would follow if you wrote it all out. Ok, here it goes. Hydrogen, oxygen and carbon make up about 99% of the average human. I'm going to cheat a little and leave out the other

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Questions and Answers - What are alpha rays? How are they produced?  

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Why do we use radioactivityto destroy cancers? Why do we use radioactivity<br>to destroy cancers? Previous Question (Why do we use radioactivity to destroy cancers?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What is an alpha particle?) What is an alpha particle? What are alpha rays? How are they produced? Alpha "rays" are actually high speed particles. Early researchers tended to refer to any form of energetic radiation as rays, and the term is still used. An alpha particle is made up of two protons and two neutrons, all held together by the same strong nuclear force that binds the nucleus of any atom. In fact, an alpha particle really is a nucleus - it's the same as the nucleus of a common atom of helium - but it doesn't have any electrons around it, and it's traveling very fast. Alpha particles are a type of

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Questions and Answers - Is carbon found in all organic and inorganic  

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atoms make up sugar? atoms make up sugar? Previous Question (What atoms make up sugar?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (In the equation for methane, why is there more hydrogen than carbon?) In the equation for methane, why isthere more hydrogen than carbon? Is carbon found in all organic and inorganic matter? The answer is yes and no. Yes, carbon IS found in all organic matter, but NOT in inorganic matter. Although there are many definitions of "organic," in the scientific disciplines, the basic definition comes from chemistry. In chemistry, organic means chemical compounds with carbon in them. In a more general sense, organic refers to living things. And this is connected to the idea of organic chemistry being based on carbon compounds. Organic

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Critical Question #4: What are the Best Off-the-Shelf HVAC Solutions for  

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Critical Question #4: What are the Best Off-the-Shelf HVAC Critical Question #4: What are the Best Off-the-Shelf HVAC Solutions for Low-Load, High-Performance Homes and Apartments? Critical Question #4: What are the Best Off-the-Shelf HVAC Solutions for Low-Load, High-Performance Homes and Apartments? What is currently in the market? What are the limitations of these systems? What are the desired specifications for these systems? What are the realistic space conditioning loads of these high-performance homes and apartments? cq4_forced_air_systems_walker.pdf cq4_simplified_space_cond_prahl.pdf cq4_ground_heat_exchanger_im.pdf More Documents & Publications Track C - Market-Driven Research Solutions Track B - Critical Guidance for Peak Performance Homes Energy Storage & Power Electronics 2008 Peer Review - Power Electronics

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10 Questions for a Materials Scientist: Vilas Pol | Department of Energy  

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10 Questions for a Materials Scientist: Vilas Pol 10 Questions for a Materials Scientist: Vilas Pol 10 Questions for a Materials Scientist: Vilas Pol March 10, 2011 - 5:42pm Addthis Argonne's material scientist Vilas Pol guest starred on NOVA's "Making Stuff: Cleaner," where David Pogue explored the rapidly-developing science and business of clean energy. Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Can innovations in materials science help make our world a cleaner place? Argonne National Lab's Vilas Pol was recently featured on the PBS NOVA series Making Stuff, where he shared his innovative approach of converting plastic bags into rechargeable battery components. Dr. Pol recently took some time out of his busy day to give us the inside scoop on how he stumbled upon this solution and next steps for the project.

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Questions and Answers - What is an element? How many elements are there?  

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An example of indirect evidenceused to study atoms? An example of indirect evidence<br>used to study atoms? Previous Question (An example of indirect evidence used to study atoms?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What is the difference between atoms and elements?) What is the difference betweenatoms and elements? What is an element? How many elements are there? An element is a substance that is made entirely from one type of atom. For example, the element hydrogen is made from atoms containing a single proton and a single electron. If you change the number of protons an atom has, you change the type of element it is. If you had very, very good eyes and could look at the atoms in a sample of hydrogen, you would notice that most of the hydrogen atoms would have no neutrons, some of them would have one neutron and a few of them would have

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Questions and Answers - Why did it take so long to build Jefferson Lab? Why  

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are the Halls inbio-dome shapes? are the Halls in<br>bio-dome shapes? Previous Question (Why are the Halls in bio-dome shapes?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What would happen if part of the accelerator were to break?) What would happen if part ofthe accelerator were to break? Why did it take so long to build Jefferson Lab? Why was Jefferson Lab built in Newport News? Newport News was one of several places around the nation that competed for Jefferson Lab. The Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA) won the contract to build and run Jefferson Lab in Newport News. A couple reasons helped bring the Lab to this area: 1) The city and state governments worked hard with SURA to earn the Department of Energy's approval to bring the Lab here. (Good teamwork means

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

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

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

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

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Questions and Answers - How many neutrons can you add to an atom without it  

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Is it possible for an element to emitmore than one kind of radiation? Is it possible for an element to emit<br>more than one kind of radiation? Previous Question (Is it possible for an element to emit more than one kind of radiation?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Are nitrogen, arsenic, and tantalum radioactive?) Are nitrogen, arsenic, andtantalum radioactive? How many neutrons can you add to an atom without it getting unbalanced? The number of neutrons that an atom can carry is dependent on what it is. Some will become unstable with only one extra or one less neutron while others can hold or lose many extra. It varies from atom to atom and also within atoms. Take a look at a Periodic Table. The atomic number is the number of protons in that atom. If you change the number of protons the atom becomes

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Questions and Answers - Why do protons and neutrons stay together in the  

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Charge of proton and neutron? Charge of proton and neutron? Previous Question (Charge of proton and neutron?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (How many times bigger is a proton than an electron?) How many times bigger isa proton than an electron? Why do protons and neutrons stay together in the nucleus? The nucleus of an atom is held together by the strong nuclear force that binds together protons and neutrons. Although the strong nuclear force is the strongest of the four fundamental forces, it acts only over very short - typically nuclear - distances. It binds together the protons and neutrons in the nucleus. It also holds together the quarks that make up those protons and neutrons and the other hadrons. Author: Mac Mestayer, Staff Scientist (Other answers by Mac Mestayer)

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10 Questions for a Materials Scientist: Vilas Pol | Department of Energy  

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10 Questions for a Materials Scientist: Vilas Pol 10 Questions for a Materials Scientist: Vilas Pol 10 Questions for a Materials Scientist: Vilas Pol March 10, 2011 - 5:42pm Addthis Argonne's material scientist Vilas Pol guest starred on NOVA's "Making Stuff: Cleaner," where David Pogue explored the rapidly-developing science and business of clean energy. Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Can innovations in materials science help make our world a cleaner place? Argonne National Lab's Vilas Pol was recently featured on the PBS NOVA series Making Stuff, where he shared his innovative approach of converting plastic bags into rechargeable battery components. Dr. Pol recently took some time out of his busy day to give us the inside scoop on how he stumbled upon this solution and next steps for the project.

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5 Questions about the SunShot Prize for Minh Le - Solar Program Manager  

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Questions about the SunShot Prize for Minh Le - Solar Program Questions about the SunShot Prize for Minh Le - Solar Program Manager at the U.S. Energy Department 5 Questions about the SunShot Prize for Minh Le - Solar Program Manager at the U.S. Energy Department September 24, 2012 - 1:46pm Addthis The Energy Department launched the SunShot Prize competition, which offers cash awards for the top three teams that demonstrate non-hardware costs no higher than $1 per watt for small-scale photovoltaic systems. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder/NREL. The Energy Department launched the SunShot Prize competition, which offers cash awards for the top three teams that demonstrate non-hardware costs no higher than $1 per watt for small-scale photovoltaic systems. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder/NREL. Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs

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10 Questions for a Robotics Engineer: Lonnie Love | Department of Energy  

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Robotics Engineer: Lonnie Love Robotics Engineer: Lonnie Love 10 Questions for a Robotics Engineer: Lonnie Love July 28, 2011 - 12:02pm Addthis Dr. Lonnie Love | Photo Courtesy of ORNL Dr. Lonnie Love | Photo Courtesy of ORNL Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs In the latest 10 Questions, meet Oak Ridge National Laboratory engineer Lonnie Love. From mesofluidics and hydraulics to solar photovoltaics and biogeneration, Dr. Love discusses his innovative approaches to advancing robotics, clean energy technology and nanomaterials. Get an insider's look at all this and more below: Question: Why did you pursue a career in science? Lonnie Love: When I was a kid, I loved to figure out how things worked. One memory that's vivid is taking apart my dad's lawn mower and not being

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Question of the Week: What Steps Do You Take to Be Safe and Efficient when  

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Steps Do You Take to Be Safe and Steps Do You Take to Be Safe and Efficient when Driving in the Winter? Question of the Week: What Steps Do You Take to Be Safe and Efficient when Driving in the Winter? January 15, 2009 - 8:18am Addthis It's extremely cold and snowy in many parts of the country this week! Winter weather conditions can make driving a challenge, and we hope you're staying safe on the road while still keeping efficient driving in mind. What steps do you take to be safe and efficient when driving in the winter? E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov. Addthis Related Articles Question of the Week: At What Temperature Do You Set Your Thermostat in the Winter? How Are You Preparing to Save Energy this Fall and Winter? Question of the Week: What are Your Strategies for Saving Money and Energy

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

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

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Questions and Answers - I am creating an electromagnet for my school's  

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Do you know whatan electromagnet is? Do you know what<br>an electromagnet is? Previous Question (Do you know what an electromagnet is?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Why does adding coils to an electromagnet make it stronger?) Why does adding coils to anelectromagnet make it stronger? I am creating an electromagnet for my school's science fair project. Does the shape of the iron core make a difference? Is solid copper wire better than stranded wire? Is copper wire best, or is another wire better? Should the wire be insulated or bare? What can I do to get the most current out of a battery? Yes, the shape of the iron core does matter. The more complete the circuit formed by the iron, the more field that you will get for a given coil and current. The best way to do a simple magnet is to have an iron core shaped

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

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

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Questions and Answers - What is the modern view of the structure of the  

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Atoms without neutrons? Atoms without neutrons? Previous Question (Atoms without neutrons?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Charge of proton and neutron?) Charge of proton and neutron? What is the modern view of the structure of the atom? How are the protons different from neutrons? What are the differences between protons and electrons? There are several concepts that go into our modern view of the atom. I have listed five and they are all "modern" in the sense that they have been developed within the past century. [Concept 1] - Subatomic particles Proton: positive charge, mass is about 2000 times that of the electron Neutron: neutral or zero charge, mass is nearly the same as the proton Electron: negative charge Neutrino: neutral, massless (?) The neutrino is a relatively unknown particle, but plays an important role

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Questions and Answers - What is the difference between atoms and elements?  

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an element? Howmany elements are there? an element? How<br>many elements are there? Previous Question (What is an element? How many elements are there?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What are atoms, elements, compounds and mixtures?) What are atoms, elements,compounds and mixtures? What is the difference between atoms and elements? Get ready for an imperfect analogy. Imagine going to an ice cream store. Let's say that they have 30 different flavors of ice cream. Those are elements, the things that I have available to build my dessert from. The smallest amount of ice cream that the store will sell to me is a scoop. This is an atom. If I want, I can put two or more scoops of ice cream together. This is a molecule. If my molecule has more than one flavor of ice cream, I can call it a compound.

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Scientists Look to the Clouds to Solve Complex Questions | U.S. DOE Office  

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Scientists Scientists Look to the Clouds to Solve Complex Questions 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 10.14.09 Scientists Look to the Clouds to Solve Complex Questions Cloud Computing May Offer More Efficient and Economical Opportunities to Address Complex Scientific Questions Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page The holiday shopping season is just around the corner and many consumers turn to the convenience of online shopping to avoid the crowds while completing their gift lists. Many companies turn to cloud computing to ensure their online services can handle the increased customer load.

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Questions and Answers - How do I read an electron configuration table?  

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How are electrons placed inshells around the nucleus? How are electrons placed in<br>shells around the nucleus? Previous Question (How are electrons placed in shells around the nucleus?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What holds an electron around the nucleus?) What holds an electronaround the nucleus? How do I read an electron configuration table? Are you making a model of an atom and need to know how to place the electrons around the nucleus? If so, you will need to know how to read an element's electron configuration table. Follow these easy directions to learn how! What is an electron configuration table? An electron configuration table is a type of code that describes how many electrons are in each energy level of an atom and how the electrons are arranged within each energy level. It packs a lot of information into a

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10 Questions for a Materials Scientist: Brian Larsen | Department of Energy  

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10 Questions for a Materials Scientist: Brian Larsen 10 Questions for a Materials Scientist: Brian Larsen 10 Questions for a Materials Scientist: Brian Larsen January 24, 2013 - 10:50am Addthis Brian Larsen is developing the next generation of fuel cell catalysts thanks to the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Postdoctoral Research Awards. | Photo courtesy of Dr. Guido Bender, NREL. Brian Larsen is developing the next generation of fuel cell catalysts thanks to the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Postdoctoral Research Awards. | Photo courtesy of Dr. Guido Bender, NREL. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? Learn how to apply for the 2013 EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards. Meet Brian Larsen -- a materials scientist and one of the recipients of the

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Questions and Answers on the Secretarial Policy Statement on the National Environmental Policy Act  

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QUESTIONS AND QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS on the SECRETARIAL POLICY STATEMENT on the NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT Office of Environment, Safety and Health U.S. Department of Energy Office of NEPA Oversight U.S. Department of Energy Office of NEPA Oversight, July 1994 1 I. Delegations of Authority Questions and Answers on the Secretarial Policy Statement on the National Environmental Policy Act 1. Will the Office of Environment, Safety and Health retain approval authority for any environmental assessments? (I.A) * Answer: No, not once the delegation process is completed no later than December 31, 1994. 2. Will approval authority for non-programmatic environmental impact statements be delegated? (I.A) Answer: At this time, there are no plans to delegate authority for non- programmatic environmental impact statements; case-by-case delegations

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Ener-Gee Whiz Answers Your Questions: Wind vs. Solar | Department of Energy  

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Ener-Gee Whiz Answers Your Questions: Wind vs. Solar Ener-Gee Whiz Answers Your Questions: Wind vs. Solar Ener-Gee Whiz Answers Your Questions: Wind vs. Solar August 11, 2009 - 12:48pm Addthis Amy Foster Parish Costa writes: Do you think using wind is better than using solar to generate electricity? Ener-Gee Whiz: If you're considering installing a renewable energy system and are having a hard time deciding between the wind turbines and solar panels, you might find that the right renewable energy system for you depends on a number of factors. The first and most obvious consideration is the wind or solar resource in your area. While there is a tendency to think that the wind always blows and the sun always shines no matter where you're located, wind and solar resources are actually quite variable across the United States.

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

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

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Questions and Answers - How do I find the number of protons, electrons and  

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Could you please explain density? Could you please explain density? Previous Question (Could you please explain density?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (How many protons, neutrons, and electrons are in an atom?) How many protons, neutrons,and electrons are in an atom? How many protons, electrons and neutrons are in an atom of krypton, carbon, oxygen, neon, silver, gold, etc...? To find the number of protons, electrons and neutrons in an atom, just follow these easy steps: Step 1 - Gather Information The first thing you will need to do is find some information about your element. Go to the Periodic Table of Elements and click on your element. If it makes things easier, you can select your element from an alphabetical listing. Use the Table of Elements to find your element's atomic number and atomic

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Questions and Answers - What is the charge of an up quark and the charge of  

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What kinds of quarks are inprotons and neutrons? What kinds of quarks are in<br>protons and neutrons? Previous Question (What kinds of quarks are in protons and neutrons?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Are quarks confineable for study?) Are quarks confineable for study? What is the charge of an up quark and the charge of a down quark? How many quarks make up a proton and a neutron? Protons and neutrons are each composed of three quarks. Protons are made up of two 'up' quarks and one 'down' quark while neutrons are made up of two 'down' quarks and one 'up' quark. Quarks carry fractional electrical charges. An 'up' quark has a charge of +2/3 and a 'down' quark has a charge of -1/3. Is this consistent with what we know about protons and neutrons? Remember that protons carry an electrical charge of +1 while neutrons carry no electrical charge. We said

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

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

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A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US | OpenEI Community  

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A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central Dear OpenEI community, I'm a researcher and student at Claremont Graduate School who is searching for GIS data on existing wind farms in the US. Although various geo-tagged datasets are available, I have yet found a shapefile with facility level data on wind. Ideally the dataset would have geographic boundaries for the facility, along with capacity and operation dates. If anyone has suggestions on where I can locate a dataset like this, please let me know. Thanks! -nick Submitted by Nickc on 10 September, 2013 - 11:52 1 answer Points: 0 Hi Nick- Thank you for posting your question here. One of the most complete wind farm datasets is available for free on OpenEI and can be downloaded as a

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Questions and Answers - What did Thomas Jefferson do as a scientist?  

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Who invented magnets? Who invented magnets? Previous Question (Who invented magnets?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Why does the U.S. use Fahrenheit instead of Celsius?) Why does the U.S. useFahrenheit instead of Celsius? What did Thomas Jefferson do as a scientist? It's true that Thomas Jefferson contributed some new knowledge directly to science and technology. But his main scientific contribution was as a statesman of science. For half a century in public office and in private life, he led the growth of American optimism about science, technology, and the future. Jefferson wished he could be a scientist all the time. When he was leaving the presidency in early 1809, he wrote, "Nature intended me for the tranquil pursuits of science, by rendering them my supreme delight." In

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Questions and Answers - Is possible to make a real light saber like in the  

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Can you use light to push light? Can you use light to push light? Previous Question (Can you use light to push light?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (What's used to steer Jefferson Lab's electron beam?) What's used to steer JeffersonLab's electron beam? Is possible to make a "real" light saber like in the Star Wars movies? Nice idea, but nothing like it really exists. For example, if it were a laser beam why does it just stop at the end of the saber? Light just keeps on going. If it were to have the power capability of slicing through metal bars (and people) it would have to have LOTS of power behind it. Big commercial lasers can cut through steel 1/16th of an inch thick although fairly slowly (1/2" cut a second or so) but these devices are bigger than a

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How to Evaluate Your Question Answering System Every Day and Still Get Real Work Done  

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In this paper, we report on Qaviar, an experimental automated evaluation system for question answering applications. The goal of our research was to find an automatically calculated measure that correlates well with human judges ' assessment of answer correctness in the context of question answering tasks. Qaviar judges the response by computing recall against the stemmed content words in the humangenerated answer key. It counts the answer correct if it exceeds a given recall threshold. We determined that the answer correctness predicted by Qaviar agreed with the human 93 % to 95 % of the time. 41 question-answering systems were ranked by both Qaviar and human assessors, and these rankings correlated with a Kendalls Tau measure of 0.920, compared to a correlation of 0.956 between human assessors on the same data. 1.

Eric J. Breck; John D. Burger; Lisa Ferro; Lynette Hirschman; David House; Marc Light; Inderjeet Mani

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Major questions about derivation of variance-covariance information for nuclear data evaluations  

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The uncertainties in and correlations among some evaluated nuclear data are now evaluated to permit estimation of data-related uncertainties in the outputs of neutronic calculations and to focus data improvement efforts. Questions are discussed that arise in trying to obtain adequate numerical files of variance-covariance uncertainty information. These involve (1) discrepant data, (2) experimental data with incompletely reported uncertainties, (3) uncertainties in nuclear model results, (4) uncertainty data for the resonance regions and for angle and energy distributions, and (5) the role of integral data in nuclear data evaluation. The question also arises whether files of uncertainty data designed for technological applications can suffice to represent past knowledge in an evaluation that includes new data. Directions are indicated toward resolving these questions.

Peelle, R.W.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Questions and Answers - If atoms are 99.999999999999% empty space then why  

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"empty space,"what is in that empty space? "empty space,"<br>what is in that empty space? Previous Question (If atoms are mostly "empty space," what is in that empty space?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (If things are made from atoms, why do different things have different properties?) If things are made from atoms, why dodifferent things have different properties? If atoms are 99.999999999999% empty space then why don't things pass right through them? Things don't fall through other things because they are levitating on an electrostatic field! I am not kidding! When you sit on a chair, you are not really touching it. You see, every atom is surrounded by a shell of electrons. This electron cloud presents a rather negative face to the world. Remember that like charges repel each other. When two atoms approach

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Questions and Answers - Why is matter not being created at the present  

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How do you prove air is matter? How do you prove air is matter? Previous Question (How do you prove air is matter?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Why don't atoms weigh anything?) Why don't atoms weigh anything? Why is matter not being created at the present time, nor being destroyed? Matter is being created and destroyed now. For example, a high energy X-ray can collide with the nucleus of an atom and disappear and two particles, an electron and an anti-electron (a.k.a. positron), will appear in its place. So extra matter is being produced from no matter. The important thing is that the amount of total energy stays the same, but the energy can change its form from electromagnetic radiation (the X-ray) to matter (the electron and positron). Also, an electron and positron can collide with and

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Questions and Answers - Why is a non-permanent, but long lasting, magnet  

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Which jobs use electromagnets? Which jobs use electromagnets? Previous Question (Which jobs use electromagnets?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Can you turn something into a magnet by banging on it in a specific way?) Can you turn something into a magnetby banging on it in a specific way? Why is a non-permanent, but long lasting, magnet called a permanent magnet? Permanent magnets are magnets that you don't have to use energy to make them magnetic. Some types of permanent magnets, relative to the length of lives of humans, are pretty close to permanent. They decay slowly, but they do decay. When most of the magnetic domains in a material align in one direction you can call that a magnet. It helps if you can imagine a magnet as being made up of a bunch of little magnets. Each one has tiny North and

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Questions and Answers - What kind of charge does a proton have? And what  

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Modern view of atoms? Modern view of atoms? Previous Question (Modern view of atoms?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Why do protons and neutrons stay together in the nucleus?) Why do protons and neutronsstay together in the nucleus? What kind of charge does a proton have? And what kind of charge does a neutron have? A proton has positive charge of 1, that is, equal but opposite to the charge of an electron. A neutron, like the name implies, is neutral with no net charge. The charge is believed to be from the charge of the quarks that make up the nucleons (protons and neutrons). A proton is made of two Up quarks, with 2/3 positive charge each and one Down Quark with a negative 1/3 charge (2/3 + 2/3 + -1/3 = 1). A neutron is made up of two Down quarks with a negative

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

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

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Nuclear Facility Safety Basis Fundamentals Self-Study Guide Review Questions  

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Oak Ridge Operations Oak Ridge Operations Nuclear Facility Safety Basis Fundamentals Self-Study Guide Review Questions Name: Organization: Directions: This is an open-book evaluation. Complete the questions, and submit your answers (hand-written or electronically) to the Training Center. Someone will check and grade your answers. If you achieve a score of at least 80%, you will receive a completion certificate. Questions: 1. What is safety basis (SB)? 2. How does SB fit with integrated safety management (ISM)? 3. In what primary DOE documents can requirements and guidance for SB be found? 4. What are the "graded approach" factors that DOE takes into account in ensuring that the level of analysis and documentation and the actions used to comply with the requirements are

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CompTIA A+ 220-701 and 220-702 Practice Questions Exam Cram, 3rd edition  

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CompTIA A+ 220-701, 220-702 Practice Questions CompTIA A+ Practice Questions Exam Cram, Third Edition complements any A+ study plan with more than 1,000 practice test questions on book and CD-ROM--all supported by complete explanations of every correct ...

Patrick Regan

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Let other users help you find answers: a collaborative question-answering method with continuous markov chain model  

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The answering communities, such as Yahoo! Answers, offer great intelligence to help people solve questions. Participants can express their judgements towards answers and the system also keeps a record for every user. Retrieving Question-Answer pairs ... Keywords: collaborative ranking, continuous markov model, question answering

Xiaolong Wang; Ming Zhang

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Question of the Week: What Do You Do to Save Energy? | Department of Energy  

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Question of the Week: What Do You Do to Save Energy? Question of the Week: What Do You Do to Save Energy? Question of the Week: What Do You Do to Save Energy? November 13, 2008 - 9:36am Addthis Since we started this blog, much of our focus has been on winter energy savings and the steps you can take specifically to save energy in the winter. But many of you try to save energy all year round, whether it's at home, on the road, or at work. Maybe the things you do are just habits that you don't even think about, like turning off the lights, or maybe you make a special effort to save. So tell us: What do you do to save energy? E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov. Addthis Related Articles This Month on Energy Savers: December 2010 Question of the Week: Besides Cost, What Motivates You to Save Energy?

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

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

Victoria Bampton

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

Snider, Barry B.

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A goal question metric based approach for efficient measurement framework definition  

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In software engineering, measurements can be used to monitor, understand and improve software processes as well as products and resource utilization. Commonly, measurement frameworks are ambitious undertakings that require large data collection and analysis ... Keywords: GQM, change management, goal question metric, measurements, requirements management

Patrik Berander; Per Jnsson

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Cost Share PIER Questions and Answers from the Geothermal Workshop  

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the Geothermal Workshop NOTE: It is suggested that interested persons also read the Questions and Answers from. No, but it would be helpful. 5. The scoring criteria appear not to favor geothermal analysis solicitation package. 9. If an applicant plans to use proprietary software in a geothermal project, does

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Answering geographic questions with user generated content: experiences from the coal face  

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In this paper I discuss the use of user generated content as a new data source for exploring geographic questions, through two exemplars: the derivation of vernacular regions and trajectory analysis. By exploring the implications of various elements ... Keywords: metadata, trajectory analysis, uncertainty, user generated content, vernacular regions

Ross S. Purves

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TA Orientation 2004 Activity #8a: Expert-Novice Problem Solving and Methods Questions  

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TA Orientation 2004 Activity #8a: Expert-Novice Problem Solving and Methods Questions Page 77 1 , making some false moves but graduallymovingclosertowardthegoal. #12;TA Orientation 2004 Activity 8a to solution Draw abbreviated diagram of situation Textbook solution to Cowboy Bob Problem #12;TA Orientation

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Questions & Answers Solicitation to Address High Purchase Costs and Disposal Impacts of PEV Battery Packs  

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Questions & Answers Solicitation to Address High Purchase Costs and Disposal Impacts of PEV Battery Packs PON12501 1. Relating to both Research Topic Areas, at what stage of the research does the Energ Commission envision a battery manufacturer needing to be involved? y The Energy

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Using syntactic and semantic structural kernels for classifying definition questions in Jeopardy!  

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The last decade has seen many interesting applications of Question Answering (QA) technology. The Jeopardy! quiz show is certainly one of the most fascinating, from the viewpoints of both its broad domain and the complexity of its language. In this paper, ...

Alessandro Moschitti; Jennifer Chu-Carroll; Siddharth Patwardhan; James Fan; Giuseppe Riccardi

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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To search or to explore that is the question: a study in mindful engagement  

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to the trusty old search engine and maybe look further down the returned list, or enter numerous terms to see engine, enter some parameters to narrow the search and then peruse a returned list of items to find1 To search or to explore ­ that is the question: a study in mindful engagement Jon Pearce

Pearce, Jon

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Questions and Answers - If the energy could be directly converted to  

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Why does the U.S. useFahrenheit instead of Celsius? Why does the U.S. use<br>Fahrenheit instead of Celsius? Previous Question (Why does the U.S. use Fahrenheit instead of Celsius?) Questions and Answers Main Index Next Question (Is there a way to tell how many atoms are in an object?) Is there a way to tell how manyatoms are in an object? If the energy could be directly converted to matter, how long would it take a person on a bicycle-type generator to create a single atom? That's an interesting question. First, how much energy per second can a person produce? Power is the name we use for the time rate of energy production. A person can easily generate about 1/10 of a horsepower. In other units, 1/10 of a horsepower is about 75 watts of power which is 75 joules/second. Watts and joules are named after famous scientists. Can you

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

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

Barthelat, Francois

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

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

FAQ on Guidance for Submitting Requests for Approval of Encumbrance FAQ on Guidance for Submitting Requests for Approval of Encumbrance Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: FAQ on Guidance for Submitting Requests for Approval of Encumbrance As set forth in Term 16 of the Smart Grid Investment Grant Agreement, "Consistent with the 10 C.F.R. §§ 600.132(a), 600.134(c), and 600.321(b)(2), a recipient may request that the DOE contracting officer consider approving encumbrance of real property and equipment purchased in whole or in part with Federal funds under the award." This FAQ is to provide guidance on making a request for encumbrance. Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: FAQ on Guidance for Submitting Requests for Approval of Encumbrance More Documents & Publications

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Question of the Week: What Change Has Made the Greatest Difference in the  

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

Change Has Made the Greatest Difference Change Has Made the Greatest Difference in the Efficiency of Your Home? Question of the Week: What Change Has Made the Greatest Difference in the Efficiency of Your Home? January 29, 2009 - 10:24am Addthis Many of our readers have commented on changes, both large and small, that they've made to improve the comfort and energy efficiency of their homes. The changes that will make the greatest difference can vary depending on your location, the age of your home, and the improvements needed, but tell us: What change have you made that has made the greatest difference in improving the comfort and efficiency of your home? E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov. Addthis Related Articles Question of the Week: What Change Has Made the Greatest Difference in the Efficiency of Your Home?

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Question: What is the cost threshold for providing cost detail for subrecipient  

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Question: What is the cost threshold for providing cost detail for subrecipients or consultant Question: What is the cost threshold for providing cost detail for subrecipients or consultant information? Is there a cost threshold set for third parties? Answer: Each subawardee/subrecipient/subcontractor whose work is expected to exceed $650,000 or 50% of the total work effort (whichever is less) should complete a Budget Justification package to include the SF 424A budget form, Budget Justification Guideline Excel document, and a narrative supporting the Budget Justification Guidelines. This information may be saved as a separate file or included with the Prime Applicant's Budget.pdf file. Summary level information for subawardees is not sufficient. Detailed explanations and supporting

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Questions concerning Technology Transfer Practices at DOE Labs.txt - Notepad  

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concerning Technology Transfer Practices at DOE Labs.txt concerning Technology Transfer Practices at DOE Labs.txt From: Gary S. Selwyn [gary.selwyn@apjet.com] Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 7:00 PM To: GC-62 Subject: Questions concerning Technology Transfer Practices at DOE Labs In response to the request for written comments, as listed in the Federal Register, Vol 73, No. 229, APJeT, Inc. offers the comments below. APJET is an early-stage, technology company that has licensed technology developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory. APJET has been a licensee for 7 years, has 10 employees in NM and NC, is the largest spin-off from LANL in its history, and the author of these responses is the founder of APJET and a former technical staff member from LANL. Question #3: US Competitiveness It is highly restrictive to require that the recipient of new technology from the

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

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

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

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eDiss+ Case Management/WebCPCI Frequently Asked Questions  

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

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

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

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of California Response to DOE Questions of California Response to DOE Questions Regarding Price-Anderson Renewal January 30, 1998 -1- Q 1. Should the DOE Price-Anderson indemnification be continued without modification? Answer: Price-Anderson indemnification should definitely be continued. Shifting responsibility for payment of claims from the United States to contractors would undermine the certainty of compensation and would therefore be inappropriate. Recent experience with large class claims, an example being claims arising from faulty breast implants, shows that the availability of bankruptcy protection can defeat the payment of adequate compensation to all harmed citizens. The United States government must remain the insurer for its people so long as nuclear materials are used in research, medicine, power

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Questions for the Universe | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Universe Universe High Energy Physics (HEP) HEP Home About Research Snowmass / P5 Planning Process Intensity Frontier Cosmic Frontier Theoretical Physics Advanced Technology R&D Accelerator R&D Stewardship Research Highlights .pdf file (13.1MB) Questions for the Universe Einstein's Dream of Unified Forces The Particle World The Birth of the Universe Accomplishments 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 » Research Questions for the Universe Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page

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10 Questions for a Signature Scientist: Nathan Baker | Department of Energy  

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

Signature Scientist: Nathan Baker Signature Scientist: Nathan Baker 10 Questions for a Signature Scientist: Nathan Baker June 2, 2011 - 6:28pm Addthis Nathan Baker | Photo Courtesy of PNNL Nathan Baker | Photo Courtesy of PNNL Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs "A signature is something that pops up in a lot of fields, but very few fields specifically define it in an abstract way." Nathan Baker, Signature Scientist Meet Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Chief Scientist for Signature Science, Nathan Baker. At PNNL, 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. Check out our latest 10 Questions

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

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

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

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Microsoft Word - some questions for IHEP supplied parts-w1.doc  

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questions in the mechanical drawings of IHEP supplied parts questions in the mechanical drawings of IHEP supplied parts for BEPCII IR Superconducting magnets Please see answers below in blue. 1. Drawing No. 21010010, "Housing End Volume weldment", it is a welding part, there is no related machine parts. Need drawings for the end flanges. All of the flange dimensions are included on the 21010010 drawing. All dimensions and tolerances are after all welding and machining operations are complete. 2. Coil Support ASSY drawing No. 21010004 and its corresponding machined parts are contained inside the CDs that BNL sent to IHEP on Nov. 7, 2003, but they are not contained inside the new CDs on Dec. 10, 2003. From BNL Jan 2004's month report, BNL has started to wind the SC coils on the support tubes, have these parts already been machined in BNL?

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Microsoft Word - Final_CRB_Panel_questions_Revisions_6_1_2011 (2)  

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from the Certification Review Board Panel Discussion from the Certification Review Board Panel Discussion OECM Annual Project Management Workshop, March 16, 2011 1 Question: Does the Certification Review Board (CRB or the Board) consider past performance when determining whether to grant or deny Federal Project Director (FPD) certification? Answer: The Board does consider past performance. An FPD's performance on his/her projects is one indicator of his/her ability to successfully manage future projects, especially at Levels 3 and 4 which tend to be more complicated and have a higher level of risk. Question: If I take over a failing project, does that automatically mean that my performance will be judged as inadequate? Answer: The Board is interested in a candidate's performance to determine if he/she made a positive

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

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

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

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Microsoft Word - BingQuestionTwoRnwbleFuelCapacity0830.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Renewable Motor Fuel Production Renewable Motor Fuel Production Capacity Under H.R.4 September 2002 ii Contacts This report was prepared by the Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting of the Energy Information Administration. General questions concerning the report may be directed to Mary J. Hutzler (202/586-2222, mhutzler@eia.doe.gov), Director, Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting, or James Kendell (202/586-9646, james.kendell@eia.doe.gov), Director, Oil and Gas Division. Specific questions about the report may be directed to the following analysts: Ethanol Capacity Anthony Radich 202/586-0504 anthony.radich@eia.doe.gov Price Impacts Han-Lin Lee 202/586-4247 han-lin.lee@eia.doe.gov 1 Energy Information Administration/Renewable Motor Fuel Production Capacity

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

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

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Critical Question #7: What are the Best Practices for Single-Family  

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7: What are the Best Practices for Single-Family 7: What are the Best Practices for Single-Family Ventilation in All Climate Regions? Critical Question #7: What are the Best Practices for Single-Family Ventilation in All Climate Regions? Why ventilate? What are the ultimate goals of ventilation requirements in codes and standards? What are the characteristics of an effective ventilation system in new vs. existing construction? What are the risks and solutions associated with ventilation in hot-humid climates? cq7_kitchen_ventilation_singer.pdf cq7_ventilation_lab_houses_rudd.pdf cq7_ventilation_hothumid_parker.pdf More Documents & Publications Track B - Critical Guidance for Peak Performance Homes Track C - Market-Driven Research Solutions Critical Question #8: When are Heat Pump Water Heaters the Best Solution?

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DOE response to questions from AHAM on the supplemental proposed test procedure  

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

response to questions from AHAM on the supplemental proposed test procedure for response to questions from AHAM on the supplemental proposed test procedure for residential clothes washers"? (1) What exactly does the language in Part B mean and what is the intent? * The intent of Part B is to use the methodology that AHAM had suggested specifically for extra-hot cycles, but to make it more broadly applicable to any temperature combination that is locked out of the Normal cycle. * The proposed Part (B) language is meant to be consistent with GE's original suggestion in response to the NOPR. (GE, No. 15 at pp. 1-2) * When testing cycles under Part (B), manufacturers would only need to test the temperature combination that is locked out of the Normal cycle.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Southwesterns Vegetation Management Strategy  

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

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Question of the Week: How Are You Observing Earth Hour? | Department of  

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

Are You Observing Earth Hour? Are You Observing Earth Hour? Question of the Week: How Are You Observing Earth Hour? March 26, 2009 - 12:16pm Addthis This Saturday, March 28th, people around the world will observe Earth Hour at 8:30 p.m. local time-whatever the local time zone happens to be-by switching off their lights for one hour. While many people are taking part by simply shutting off their lights and lighting some candles, some communities are hosting gatherings or events around Earth Hour. How are you observing Earth Hour? Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a topic related to energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. Please e-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov. Addthis Related Articles Question of the Week: How Will You Save Energy this Spring?

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Microsoft Word - Final_CRB_Panel_questions_Revisions_6_1_2011 (2)  

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

from the Certification Review Board Panel Discussion from the Certification Review Board Panel Discussion OECM Annual Project Management Workshop, March 16, 2011 1 Question: Does the Certification Review Board (CRB or the Board) consider past performance when determining whether to grant or deny Federal Project Director (FPD) certification? Answer: The Board does consider past performance. An FPD's performance on his/her projects is one indicator of his/her ability to successfully manage future projects, especially at Levels 3 and 4 which tend to be more complicated and have a higher level of risk. Question: If I take over a failing project, does that automatically mean that my performance will be judged as inadequate? Answer: The Board is interested in a candidate's performance to determine if he/she made a positive

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Electric Power Lines : Questions and Answers on Research into Health Effects.  

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Most people know that electric power lines, like the wiring in our homes, can cause serious electric shocks if we`re not careful. Many people also want to know whether the electric and magnetic fields (EMF) produced by power lines and other electrical devices cause health effects. The purpose of this pamphlet is to answer some common questions that the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) receives about the possible effects of power lines on health. (BPA is the Pacific Northwest`s Federal electric power marketing agency.) First, some basic electrical terms are defined, and electric and magnetic fields are described. Next, answers are given to several questions about recent scientific studies. We then describe how BPA is addressing public concerns raised by these studies. Some important information about electrical safety follows. The last section tells you how to obtain more detailed information about the health and safety issues summarized in this pamphlet.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

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