Ground was broken Thursday for the $10 million Joint Institute
for Computational Sciences and the Oak Ridge Center for Advanced Studies at
Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Research at the institute is expected to bring the United States into competition
with Japan's Earth Simulator.
Pictured from left, Lt. Gov. John Wilder, ORNL director Bill Madia, University
of Tennessee President John Shumaker, U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp, R-3rd District,
and Gov. Don Sundquist.
The venture is a joint-partnership between the state, ORNL and UT.
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