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Former astronaut to speak during eclipse activities at AMSE Saturday, August 19

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — In preparation for the total solar eclipse that’s occurring on Aug. 21, AMSE will host a variety of related activities on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Hands-on “Explore Science: Earth & Space” activities will allow visitors to explore the eclipse phenomenon.

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Go See the Eclipse by Chap Percival

The 20th Annual Dick Smyser Community Lecture Series opens on Thursday, May 18, featuring Mr. Chap Percival, a science educator from Sarasota, Florida. Mr. Percival will talk about the total solar eclipse that will occur on August 21. The title of his presentation is Go See the

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Overview of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation and ORNL’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility

The 19th Annual Dick Smyser Community Lecture Series continues on Thursday, October 20, featuring Dr. Craig Blue, Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation speaking on Overview of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation and ORNL’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility. This event is

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2015 winning Nikon Small World photomicrographs on exhibit at AMSE

On June 17, The American Museum of Science & Energy will open Nikon Small World, a traveling exhibit showcasing 20 award winning photomicrographs from the 41st annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. Nikon Small World will be on display through September 11. This year’s winner, taken by

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Man’s Quest for Fusion and the Role of ITER

On Friday, May 20 at 6 pm, the American Museum of Science and Energy will host Man’s Quest for Fusion and the Role of ITER by Mark Henderson, member of the Technical Staff, ITER Organization, St. Paul-les-Durrance, France. Henderson will provide a first-hand account of the wide

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Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters from the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima.

The 19th Annual Dick Smyser Community Lecture Series continues on Thursday, May 26, featuring Dr. James Mahaffey, speaking on Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters from the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima. This event is sponsored by Friends of ORNL (FORNL). The event is free

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Knoxville, Clinton and Oak Ridge Prepare to Host Events to Honor Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen

Several groups in the Knoxville area have been hard at work to bring the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, and their RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit mobile theater to town for family-friendly activities in April. The events are a unique way to experience

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The Evolution of the Universe from the Big Bang to Black Holes

The 19th Annual Dick Smyser Community Lecture Series opens on Thursday, March 24, featuring Dr. Nancy Grace Roman, former Chief of the NASA Astronomy and Relativity Programs in the Office of Space Science, speaking on The Evolution of the Universe from the Big Bang to Black Holes.

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National Girl Scout Day Event at Manhattan Project National Historical Park on March 12

Manhattan Project National Historical Park is partnering with the American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE), Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge (CMOR) and the Southern Appalachian Girl Scout Council to celebrate National Girl Scout Day on Saturday, March 12. The opening ceremony will begin at AMSE at

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National Parks World War II Film Festival on February 20

Manhattan Project National Historical Park will present films from a number of National Park Service sites that commemorate events and issues surrounding World War II on Saturday afternoon February 20, at the American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE).  National parks tell the stories of America’s WWII

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