An aerial photo of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory campus.
A first-class radio man in the U.S. Navy Randall Edwards was a prisoner of war for 3 1/2 years during World War II. When he returned home he attended college and went on to work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory for 25 years. Before today's game at 100 years young Randall threw out today's first pitch. #TigersST
Here's a collection of rare historical photos from Oak Ridge, Tennessee, a town established by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1942 on an isolated farm. It was a secret location that became one of the most significant sites of the Manhattan Project.
Titan Supercomputer, aimed to knock the IBM Sequoia off the top spot at the fastest Supercomputer in the world. Boasts a peak performance of Petaflops with almost Opteron cores in compute nodes, 710 Terabytes of memory inside sqft of floor space.
Titan steals No. 1 spot on supercomputer list The machine, located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, bumps the IBM-based Sequoia system down a notch with its performance of petaflops per second.
Clarina R. dela Cruz is lead instrument scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. She attended the University of the Philippines, Diliman, earning a bachelor's degree in physics; and the University of Houston, earning a master's and Ph.D in physics.