Argonne’s first Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition kicks off Saturday, April 23, 2016, at the Building 240 TCS Conference Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eight student or “blue” teams representing seven universities will compete against each other by designing foolproof networks to fend off cyber attacks from Argonne’s “red” team while developing … Read More
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True or false: Infotainment systems that are factory built into cars are safe for use on the road.
True or false: Most car crashes are caused by vehicle malfunctions such as faulty brakes, blown tires or engine problems.
Researchers at The Ohio State University estimate than there may have been about 2 million pedestrian injuries related to cell phone use in 2010 alone. They also found that between 2004 and 2010 the number of pedestrians killed while using a cell phone increased from less than 1 percent to 3.6 percent.
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by Beth Harvey (PMA)
Recycling by the Numbers According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans produce about 4.4 pounds of trash per person per day. Of that, 34.3 percent is recycled or composted. As a whole, the U.S. generates 254 million tons of trash each year and recycles or composts 87 million tons. … Read More »
Join your colleagues to watch one of several short, climate change-themed films on Earth Day, Friday, April 22, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Building 213 Bistro, Conference Rooms A&B.
Film introductions and brief discussions will be led by Argonne subject matter experts in climate and sustainability.
Come celebrate Earth Day with … Read More »
Registration is now open for the 2016 APS/CNM Users Meeting which will be held Monday, May 9, through Thursday, May 12, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Building 402.
The APS/CNM Users Meeting gathers scientists and engineers from diverse fields of research from around the globe to discuss cutting-edge, mission-driven research. The … Read More »
Controlled burns may be conducted in Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve and on the Argonne site from time to time. Those who may be sensitive to smoke can sign up for e-mail air quality notifications when burns are conducted.
These fires are intentionally set to promote the health of native plants, eliminate unwanted exotic plants … Read More »
Take a short walking tour of the Energy Sciences Building (ESB) on Thursday, April 21, 2016, and learn about the building’s sustainable features. Participants will learn how the ESB earned a LEED Gold rating. They will also tour unique, behind-the-scenes mechanical systems that keep occupants safe and comfortable and save the laboratory energy and operating … Read More »
Several Argonne employees received on-the-spot recognition for displaying positive safety and/or quality assurance initiative during the month of March 2016.
Gold Spot Award recipients Jason J. Beddeson (ESQ) Brent A. Finney (FMS) Christopher G. Kolb (ESQ) Byron C. Lineberry (ESQ) Justin J. Nienow (ESQ) Mark M. Rooney (FMS) Silver Spot Award recipients Susan R. Gregurich … Read More »
Did you know that improperly inflated tires can reduce your vehicle’s gas mileage by 0.3 percent for each pound per square inch (PSI) drop in each underinflated tire?
Employees are invited to visit Building 046 on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, from 11 to 1 p.m. to have their vehicle tires checked and filled.
Be sure … Read More »
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