ORNL's LandScan helps tsunami relief
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 28, 2004 — Relief agencies working to assist victims of Sunday's tsunamis in the Indian Ocean are using a demographic database developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Seven from ORNL honored by physics societies
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 21, 2004 — Four researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society (APS), and another three have joined the fellowship of the Institute of Physics.
Energy-efficient house a wish come true for Santa
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 20, 2004 — Christmas costs can make us all a bit less jolly, but there are a number of ways even Ole St. Nick can save money throughout the year and help offset the high cost of the holiday.
Southeastern physicists, Scientific American cite ORNL's Thundat
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 16, 2004 — A regional professional society of physicists and a leading science publication have recently honored Thomas Thundat, of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, for excellence in scientific research.
DOE to extend UT-Battelle management contract of ORNL
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 13, 2004 — The U.S. Department of Energy has announced its decision to extend the UT-Battelle contract for operation of the Department's Oak Ridge National Laboratory for an additional five years.
Data intensive computing leads to biological discoveries
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 10, 2004 — Sophisticated computational technology is enabling biologists to collect data that could lead to all types of science breakthroughs.
ORNL's Roberto receives National Materials Advancement Award
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 8, 2004 — Dr. James B. Roberto, deputy director for science and technology at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has received the National Materials Advancement Award from the Federation of Materials Societies.
Knoxville home school team wins state LEGO championship
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 7, 2004 — A middle home school team from Knoxville won the Tennessee FIRST LEGO League Tournament Saturday at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville.
Tennessee teams compete Saturday in FIRST LEGO League Tournament
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 3, 2004 — More than 40 Tennessee middle school teams will compete in Saturday's fifth annual state FIRST LEGO League Tournament at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville.
Four ORNL researchers named AAAS fellows
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 30, 2004 — Four researchers working at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are among the 308 to be elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.