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Eugene Wigner - Honors
... Wigner Fellowship Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ... "Auditorium at ORNL Renamed in Honor of Eugene P ... Wigner" ORNL Press Release, (Jan ...
Oak Ridge National Laboratory - High Performance Computing
... In the 1953 ORNL partnered with the Argonne National Laboratory to build ORACLE (Oak Ridge Automatic Computer and Logical Engine), a computer to research nuclear physics ... In 1995 ORNL bought an Intel Paragon based computer called the Intel Paragon XP/S 150 that performed at 150 gigaFLOPS ... Jack Dongarra of ORNL and the University of Tennessee wrote the LINPACK software library and LINPACK benchmarks, used to calculate linear algebra and the standard ...
Alvin M. Weinberg - Work At Oak Ridge - Molten Salt Reactors
... The Aircraft Nuclear Propulsion (ANP) project was ORNL's biggest program, which provided 25% of ORNL's budget ... ORNL successfully built and operated a prototype of an aircraft reactor powerplant by creating the world's first molten salt fueled and cooled reactor called the ARE (Aircraft Reactor Experiment) in 1954, which set a ... This allowed ORNL to shift its focus to a civilian version of the meltdown-proof Molten Salt Reactor (MSR) away from the military's "daft" idea of nuclear powered aircraft ...
Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Facts and Figures
... ORNL is managed by a limited liability partnership between the University of Tennessee and Battelle Memorial Institute known as UT-Battelle ... ORNL has a staff of about 4,600 full-time staff members, including 3000 scientists and engineers ... ORNL receives 30,000 visitors each year, plus another 10,000 precollege students ...
Alvin M. Weinberg - Work At Oak Ridge - Weinberg's Firing Impacts MSR and Thorium Based Nuclear Fuel Research
... Weinberg was fired by the Nixon Administration from ORNL in 1973 after 18 years as the lab's director because he continued to advocate increased nuclear safety and Molten ... There was a brief revival of MSR research at ORNL as part of the Carter Administration's nonproliferation interests, culminating in ORNL-TM-7207 1980–07, "Conceptua ... ORNL had also done the majority of research on thorium as a nuclear fuel in other reactors such as PWRs, so Weinberg's firing reduced thorium's nuclear fuel research ...