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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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2017 Secret City Festival Events @ AMSE

  Special Activities @ AMSE Dollar Days – AMSE admission will be $1 per person (June 2 – 3) all ages. Cold War Weapons – Friday, June 2 @ 3:00 p.m. presented by Alex Gabbard in the AMSE auditorium Special Exhibits @ AMSE Oak Ridge: World War

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2017 East Tennessee Regional Model Bridge Building Contest

Objective: To build a model bridge, according to prescribed size and weight specifications, that is capable of supporting the greatest load per unit of mass. Location: American Museum of Science & Energy 300 South Tulane Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN 37830 AMSE Contact – Corwin Witt (865-241-2148) cwitt@amse.org

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2016 Secret City Festival Events @ AMSE

Friday, June 10  and Saturday, June 11, 2016   Special Activities @ AMSE Dollar Days – AMSE admission will be $1 per person (June 10 – 11) all ages. Secret City Cruise-In (Saturday, June 11 only) sponsored by the Clinton Region AACA (Antique Automobile Club of America) with Public

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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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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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2016 East Tennessee Regional Model Bridge Building Contest

Objective: To build a model bridge, according to prescribed size and weight specifications, that is capable of supporting the greatest load per unit of mass. Location: American Museum of Science & Energy 300 South Tulane Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN 37830 AMSE Contact – Corwin Witt (865-241-2148) cwitt@amse.org

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“The Light of New Fires: Energy Transitions Yesterday and Today” by Richard Rhodes – Video

Richard Rhodes, author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb, presented this lecture titled “The Light of New Fires: Energy Transitions Yesterday and Today” at the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, on October 22, 2015.

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An Evening with Denise Kiernan – Video

Denise Kiernan, author of “The Girls of Atomic City,” interviews Ruth Heddleston, Peggy Stuart, and Hazel Franklin, three of the “Calutron Girls” who operated the machines that produced uranium for the first atomic bomb. The three were teenagers when the U.S. entered World War II and were

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