AMES, Iowa—Seventeen middle school team representatives from 11 schools around Iowa converged on the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory on Feb. 22 to learn about hydrogen fuel-cell technology and to build hydrogen fuel-cell model cars.
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AMES, Iowa—Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have come up with a potentially perfect way to sort and distribute the massive amounts of data that travel daily over optical fibers to people throughout the world. The new technology, a three-dimensional photonic crystal add-drop filter, promises greatly enhanced transmission of multiple wavelength channels (wavelengths of light) traveling along the same optical fiber. The innovative filter is a significant achievement in the effort to develop all-optical transport networks that would eliminate
AMES, Iowa—Sauer-Danfoss, Inc. of Ames presented a check for $1,000 to the 2008 Science Bowl program, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University. Matt Bendler, Human Resources director for the Americas Region, presented the check to Steve Karsjen, Ames Laboratory/ISU Science Bowl coordinator.
AMES, Iowa—Iver Anderson, senior metallurgist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, has been selected to receive the 2007 Distinguished Scientist/Engineer Award by the Electronic, Magnetic & Photonic Materials Division of The Minerals, Metals, & Materials Society.
AMES, Iowa—In only its second year of competition, a team of home schooled students from Cedar Rapids-Marion won the 18th annual Regional Science Bowl, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University, here Saturday. The Cedar Rapids-Marion team defeated Central Academy of Des Moines 48-42 in the championship match.