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Bredesen Dedicates UT-ORNL Joint Research Facility

Governor Phil Bredesen joined officials from the University of Tennessee and the Department of Energy Friday in dedicating a new state-funded research facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The event celebrated the opening of the Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences, a 31,000 sq. ft. facility that serves as an intellectual hub for the neutron science community and as a gateway that provides researchers access to the world’s most powerful neutron scattering facilities.