Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson visited ORNL on September 11, 2000. As part of his visit, Richardson announced a $100 million modernization plan for the Laboratory. The plan includes a new building for computational science. photo

Dr. Ernest Moniz, DOE's Undersecretary for Research and Development visited ORNL in March 2000 for dedication of the new terascale computing facility. ORNL's new computers represent "a genuine tool of discovery, not just the extension of a few more cycles on a machine." photos: 1, 2, 3