CRYSTALS BY DESIGN: DR ATHENA SAFA-SEFAT

On its fact sheet Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) boasts that it’s “the largest science and energy national laboratory in the Department of Energy system.”  Originally known as Clinton Laboratories, after the town of Clinton, Tennessee, ORNL was created in the fall of 1943, for the purpose of separating uranium for the Manhattan Project, which led to the development of the … [Read more...]

Is that Ray Bradbury’s illegitimate daughter? Physicist Dr Hai Ah Nam

Dr. Hai Ah Nam, a computational nuclear physicist, works with more computers than you do. About 299,000 more. She is one of the 4,480 scientists and engineers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the largest science and energy laboratory in the Department of Energy system. The laboratory was created in 1943 to separate uranium for the Manhattan Project (which developed the … [Read more...]

Mercury & Motorcycles: Dr. Teresa Mathews

Dr. Teresa Mathews Dr. Teresa (Terry) Mathews, an aquatic scientist in the Ecological Assessment Science Team, is always cleaning up: coal ash and mercury, that is. She is one of the 4,480 scientists and engineers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the largest science and energy laboratory in the Department of Energy system. The laboratory was created in 1943 to separate … [Read more...]