(Buffalo Business First) Harper International has finalized a contract with the United States Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory for a full pilot scale carbon fiber process line valued at greater than $12 million.
(Knoxville News Sentinel) In a message to staff earlier this week, Ian Anderson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory's neutron sciences chief, provided an update on the situation at the Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex...4/2
(Forbes) On August 20, 1977, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration launched the Voyager space probe from Cape Canaveral, Florida...Oliver Delaire, a scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is spearheading research with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology using neutron scattering and computer simulations to tweak the structure and dynamics of thermoelectric materials...4/2
(MercuryNews.com) Steve Westly's career has long straddled the worlds of progressive politics and alternative energy. Now, Westly's roles bankrolling green-energy firms such as Tesla Motors (TSLA) and alternative-energy-friendly politicians such as President Obama have drawn questions about whether the former eBay (EBAY) executive and Democratic state controller's investments unduly benefitted from his political connections...4/2
(Tennessean) For Principal William Moody, finding good teachers isn't the problem.
"If these weren't good teachers, I wouldn't let them through the door of this building," said Moody, principal at Two Rivers Middle School.
The problem is keeping them...4/4
(Washington Post) Political ideologies and government spending realities are speeding trains headed toward a nasty crash in Washington this week barring a compromise between Republicans in the House and Senate Democrats aligned with President Barack Obama in the battle to contain America’s soaring debt...4/4
(New York Times) The United States, which long supported Yemen’s president, even in the face of recent widespread protests, has now quietly shifted positions and has concluded that he is unlikely to bring about the required reforms and must be eased out of office, according to American and Yemeni officials...4/3
(WBIR) One of Knoxville's largest sporting events has set a brand new record. More than 6,700 people took part in Sunday's Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, marking the race's largest field to date...4/4
(Energy.gov) In 2008, America imported 11 million barrels of oil a day. On Wednesday, the President announced a bold goal of cutting that amount by one-third by 2025. To achieve this goal we will harness a broad range of resources including domestic oil and gas production, while at the same time leveraging cleaner, alternative fuels and technologies that increase efficiency in the vehicles we drive...4/1
(Forbes) If some regulatory advocates have their way, Web surfers could soon be paying the equivalent of a "privacy tax" on Internet sites and services they currently enjoy largely free of charge. That's because a vociferous cabal of privacy advocates are pressuring Congress and the Obama administration to regulate more tailored forms of online advertising...4/4
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