Tomorrow's World Today is an Emmy-nominated program on Discovery focusing on innovation and paths to sustainable living. The ORNL content will air in part 4 of the program called "The Clean Factor": where in part one of this four-part series, they explore discover how Nuclear Energy is helping us reach our goal of a zero-carbon footprint by 2050.
As DOE's Exascale Computing Project rolls into its sixth year, ECP Director Doug Kothe continues to propel the effort, drawing on the deep well of experience he has filled during three and a half decades of leading programs and building and overseeing highly specialized teams at DOE labs. Just before joining ECP, Kothe was the Deputy Associate Laboratory Director of the Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate at ORNL.
Analytical chemists at DOE's ORNL have developed a rapid way to measure isotopic ratios of uranium and plutonium collected on environmental swipes, which could help International Atomic Energy Agency analysts detect the presence of undeclared nuclear activities or material.
Crews are getting ready to deactivate the final hot cell of the former Radioisotope Development Laboratory at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in advance of demolishing the structure. “Removing the remnants of the former Radioisotope Isotope Laboratory has been a priority for several years,” ORNL Portfolio Federal Project Director Nathan Felosi said.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – With the latest round of community investment grants, Consolidated Nuclear Security topped $800,000 of investment in the East Tennessee community over the last five years. The CNS Community Investment Fund, created in 2014, is funded by CNS and is managed by the East Tennessee Foundation, which serves 25 East Tennessee counties. The CNS Employee Investment Advisory Committee at Y‑12 is a group of employees who serve two-year terms and recommend the distribution of funds. The committee allows employees to determine where corporate dollars are invested in their communities.