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Unmasked: Top Oxford University professor codenamed ‘Agent Marta’ who handed over nuclear secrets to Czech spies and met her handler in Miss Selfridge

Having kept her Cold War role secret since the collapse of communism, Professor Stone – formerly Rikovska – remains a highly respected and active nuclear scientist, who published her most recent paper in January this year. Now 82, she is still a visiting researcher at Oxford University and an Adjunct Professor of Physics at the University of Tennessee, where she moved after retirement from Oxford. She is also listed on the US government's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which specialises in nuclear research.
By |June 1st, 2021||0 Comments|

AMSE Foundation Signs Cooperative Agreement with DOE

The American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) Foundation has signed a three-year Cooperative Agreement (CA) with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science effective on March 1, 2021. The agreement entrusts the AMSE Foundation with leading AMSE and K-25 History Center daily operations, mission advancement, fundraising, collections management, and developing partnerships, among other activities.
By |March 1st, 2021||0 Comments|

AMSE Celebrates Black History Month

This week the American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) celebrated Black History Month by posting a video of Museum Director Alan Lowe and 55-year veteran of the DOE community Harold Conner Jr., along with UCOR’s Sonya Johnson and Marty Lowe, President of MSi Workforce Solutions. Connor discusses growing up in the 1950s and being the only Black student in his engineering school. It is a fascinating discussion. 
By |February 24th, 2021||0 Comments|

ETEC Initiated Program Still Helping Students

Teachers in three Morgan County schools have fascinating new tools to add to their educational arsenals, thanks in large part to Roane State Community College. The Lab-in-a-Box program was launched by the East Tennessee Economic Council in 2010 as part of the Rural Communities STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Initiative.
By |February 1st, 2021||0 Comments|

HIDDEN HISTORY: Stories from the Secret City (Dec. 5, 2020) with Jim Campbell

HIDDEN HISTORY: Stories from the Secret City (Dec. 5, 2020) with Jim Campbell, Keith McDaniel, and Ray Smith. - Video
By |December 14th, 2020||0 Comments|