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Smoky Mountain Astronomical Society (Smoky Mountain Astronomical Society)
http://www.smokymtnastro.org (opens in new window)
P O Box 24364
Knoxville, TN  37933

Affiliation: Astronomical League

Subjects: HOBBY, SCIENCE, ASTRONOMY, ASTRONOMERS

Comments: Public night sky viewing on 1st & 3rd Fri night, weather permitting at darkness; for information, call 974-7815. Meetings 2nd Fri/month at Rm 223 Alex Bldg, PSCC Hardin Valley Campus

Last Updated: March 19, 2018

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University Of Tennessee Science Forum (UT Science Forum)
http://scienceforum.utk.edu (opens in new window)
UT School of Journalism
333 Communications Bldg
Knoxville, TN  37996-0333
406-2964

Contact: Amanda Womac, President
Phone: 406-2964
Email: awomac1@utk.edu

Second Contact: Mark Littmann
Email: littmann@utk.edu
Phone: 974-8156


Subjects: HOBBY, SCIENCE

Comments: Meetings Fridays noon-1:00 pm during Fall & Spring terms at the Arena Dining Hall, Private Room C. Open to public, no charge. Free parking permits avaible. More information on website.

Last Updated: May 18, 2018

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Muse Knoxville (Muse Knoxville)
http://www.themuseknoxville.org (opens in new window)
516 North Beaman Street
Knoxville, TN  37914
865-594-1494

Contact: Jenn Eberhart, Marketing & Communications Manager
Phone: 865-594-1494
Email: info@themuseknoxville.org


Subjects: MUSEUMS, EDUCATION, CHILDREN, PLANETARIUM, SCIENCE

Comments: A children’s Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) museum located in Chilhowee Park. Muse also provides outreach educators to schools across 24 East TN counties to promote STEM, the arts, emergent literacy, and health and wellness.

Last Updated: July 27, 2021

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American Meteorological Society - Smoky Mountain Chapter (Amer. Meteorological Soc. Smoky Mtn)
http://www.ametsoc.org/chapters/smokymnt/ (opens in new window)

Contact: Ed Dumas
Email: ed.dumas@noaa.gov

Second Contact: Joanne Logan
Email: loganj@utk.edu


Affiliation: American Meteorological Society

Subjects: HOBBY, PROFESSIONAL, SCIENCE

Comments: Provides professionals and weather enthusiasts with a point of contact for meteorlogical and climate sciences

Last Updated: December 5, 2018

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American Museum of Science and Energy (Museum of Science and Energy)
http://amse.org/ (opens in new window)
300 S. Tulane Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN  37830
576-3200
Phone: 576-3200
Email: information@amse.org
Knoxville, TN 
Subjects: SCIENCE, MUSEUMS, HISTORY

Last Updated: June 15, 2018

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Health Physics Society--East Tennessee Chapter (Health Physics Society)
http://hpschapters.org/etchps/ (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN 
Contact: Rodney Bauman, President
Email: rodney.bauman@ettp.doe.gov

Second Contact: John Aperans, President-Elect
Email: aperansj@ornl.gov
Knoxville, TN 

Affiliation: Health Physics Society

Subjects: HEALTH, SCIENCE, PROFESSIONAL, ENGINEERS

Comments: The ETCHPS is a scientific and professional organization whose members specialize in occupational, environmental, and medical radiation safety./

Last Updated: June 27, 2018

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Oak Ridge Isochronous Observation Network (ORION)
http:/orioninc.org (opens in new window)
927-5155

Contact: Dr. David Fields
Phone: 927-5155
Email: fieldsde@aol.com

Knoxville, TN 
Subjects: ASTRONOMY, ASTRONOMERS, SCIENCE, PROFESSIONAL, HOBBY

Comments: Observatory at Roane State Community College in Rockwood, TN, stargazing open to the public 1st and 3rd Saturdays at 7:30; Astronomy Club

Last Updated: September 21, 2018

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Sigma Xi, UT, Knoxville, Chapter
http://research.utk.edu/home/utk-sigma-xi-chapter/ (opens in new window)
Office of Research & Engagement, UT
1534 White Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37996
974-3795

Contact: Dr. Louise Nuttle, Director, Faculty Development T
Phone: 974-3795
Email: lnuttle@utk.edu

Email: sigmaxi@utk.edu
Knoxville, TN  37996

Affiliation: Sigma Xi

Subjects: SCIENCE, ENGINEERING

Comments: Mission is to enhance the health of the research enterprise, foster integrity in science and engineering, and promote the public's understanding of science for the purpose of improving the h0uman condition.//

Last Updated: May 22, 2017

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Southern Appalachian Science and Engineering Fair (SASEF)
http://www.sasef.com/ (opens in new window)
University of Tennessee
2506 EJ Chapman Dr.
Knoxville, TN  37996-4531
974-7266

Contact: Julie Werner, Fair Manager
Phone: 974-7266 or 974-4514 FAX
Email: jwerner2@utk.edu

Second Contact: Jan Coley, President
Email: tprather@utk.edu
Knoxville, TN 

Affiliation: International Science and Engineering Fair

Subjects: SCIENCE, EDUCATION, ENGINEERS

Comments: Unites top young scientific minds, showcasing their talents on an international stage, where doctoral level scientists review and judge their work.

Last Updated: October 25, 2017

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U.S. FIRST Robotics--TN FIRST (U.S. FIRST Robotics)
http://tnfirst.org/ (opens in new window)
388-5708

Contact: L. J. Robinson, Regional Director, Tennessee
Phone: 388-5708
Email: ljrobinsoniii@aol.com

Knoxville, TN 
Affiliation: U. S. FIRST Robotics

Subjects: SCIENCE, EDUCATION, HOBBY, ENGINEERS

Comments: Designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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East Tennessee Geological Society (ETGS)
http://www.etgs.us/ (opens in new window)
PO Box 6193
Oak Ridge, TN  37831-6193
Email: etgs@live.com
Knoxville, TN 
Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, SCIENCE

Comments: Geoscientists in East Tennessee who meet to stay abreast of technical trends in geology and the geosciences and to take advantage of professional and social networking opportunities.

Last Updated: September 25, 2018

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Friends of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Friends of ORNL)
http://www.fornl.info (opens in new window)
Oak Ridge, TN  719-4853

Contact: Phillip Sklad, Secretary
Phone: 719-4853
Email: phillip.sklad@gmail.com

Second Contact: James Rushton, President
Email: rushtonje@comcast.net
Phone: 483-1754
State: TN 

Affiliation: ORNL

Subjects: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ENGINEERS

Comments: Presentations on technical topics of community interest

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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