Energy Department


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Energy Department the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977
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In literature:

Let the kingdom be governed according to the Tao, and the manes of the departed will not manifest their spiritual energy.
"Tao Teh King" by Lao-Tze
In this department of research we must feel gratified by the energy of our countrymen who have entered upon it.
"Side-lights on Astronomy and Kindred Fields of Popular Science" by Simon Newcomb
Moncrieff's energy had convulsed the Irrigation Department.
"The River War" by Winston S. Churchill
His listlessness had departed, and he did everything with an energy he had never shown before.
"The Long Vacation" by Charlotte M. Yonge
His undivided energies were demanded by the carving department, which had proved a lucrative success.
"The Stillwater Tragedy" by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
He was the school fast bowler and concentrated his energies on that department of the game.
"Mike" by P. G. Wodehouse
It is the lines of the clouds that give some excitement, but they are only enough to suggest the dying energy of departing day.
"The Practice and Science Of Drawing" by Harold Speed
His former energy and resolution have all departed, sapped by the spectacle of extraordinary incompetence around him.
"Indiscreet Letters From Peking"
Having left the department, Thuillier turned his energies in another direction.
"Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z" by Anatole Cerfberr and Jules François Christophe
The Evangelistic Department was placed in charge of Mrs. Mary E. Hartt, of Brooklyn, in 1880, who gave to it her best thought and energy.
"Two Decades" by Frances W. Graham and Georgeanna M. Gardenier

In news:

Developing nations have become the leading producers of carbon dioxide, surpassing the more industrialized countries, the Energy Department reported today.
The Department of Energy is ready to spend $3.9 billion on efforts to modernize the US electric grid.
The Human Genome Project was completed in 2003 and represented the culmination of 13 years of research coordinated by the US Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health.
Department of Energy hosts talks Wednesday on tailings .
MOAB — A June update by the US Department of Energy said that 1.5 million tons of uranium mill tailings have been removed from near the banks of the Colorado River and buried in a disposal site 30 miles away.
The Department of Energy has formally requested the termination of WSI-Oak Ridge's security forces contract.
The Department of Energy has asked President Carter to extend the order that thermostats be set no higher than 65 in winter, no lower than 78 in summer.
Valuable lesson learned at huge aero-structures fabrication plant about energy conservation projects from the maintenance department.
We need to shut off money for the Energy Department.
Beginning early next year, a new standard from the United States Department of Energy goes into effect.
He established a new renewable energy department, headed by a respected Tongan , `Akau'ola.
Failures in handling tritium , a radioactive gas used to fuel nuclear weapons, have spread traces of contamination on land and in water outside of nuclear weapons plants and laboratories in seven states, the Energy Department said today.
Workers conducting a secret experiment with a laser beam at a nuclear weapons laboratory near Dayton, Ohio, accidentally shattered a quartz window and released a radioactive gas yesterday morning, the Department of Energy said.
Is it any surprise that diesel – despite repeated slamming, even to the point of being compared to mustard gas – is once again touted as the "powertrain of choice" in a research reported compiled at the behest of the Department of Energy.
APA launches the ECPA Academic and Professional Urban Planning Network with a 30-month grant from the US Department of State as part of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA).

In science:

The LQCD phase boundary shown in Fig. 3 is apparently departing at large µb from our calculated curve of constant energy density, in contrast to the (LQCD-based) results of ref. (see also ).
Charmonium from Statistical Hadronization of Heavy Quarks -- a Probe for Deconfinement in the Quark-Gluon Plasma
Department of Energy, under contract with UT-Battelle.
The Density Matrix Renormalization Group for Strongly Correlated Electron Systems: A Generic Implementation
Part of this work was funded by the Department of Energy at Los Alamos National Laboratory under contract DE-AC52-06NA25396 through the Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program.
Optimal Interdiction of Unreactive Markovian Evaders
Department of Energy, the Japanese Monbukagakusho, and the Max Planck Society.
Active Galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey II: galaxy and activity evolution
Department of Energy, the Japanese Monbukagakusho, and the Max Planck Society.
Stellar Locus Regression: Accurate Color Calibration, and the Real-time Determination of Galaxy Cluster Photometric Redshifts