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Dena Edwards named DOE Outstanding Contractor Security Professional of the Year

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Oct. 11, 2017—Dena Edwards, a security professional in Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Associate Directorate for Mission Assurance, Security and Emergency Response, was named Outstanding Contractor Security Professional of the Year by the Department of Energy. “Dena is a true professional who has made a visible and valuable positive difference in our laboratory [...]

Dena Edwards named DOE Outstanding Contractor Security Professional of the Year 2017-10-11T14:09:33+00:00

Entrepreneurial Fellows announced in new postdoctoral training program

Fellows will participate in a UCal pilot program that helps early-career scientists look at their technologies from a commercial perspective. October 5, 2017 Four postdoctoral researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory have been named Entrepreneurial Fellows as part of a new joint initiative of the University of California and Los Alamos. Clockwise from top left: [...]

Entrepreneurial Fellows announced in new postdoctoral training program 2017-10-06T14:10:20+00:00

Mentoring Café gives middle-schoolers a taste of science

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Oct. 2, 2017—More than 100 eighth-grade students from Santa Fe Indian School received mentoring from 11 Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists at the Laboratory's first STEM Mentoring Café September 28 at the Bradbury Science Museum. “You are the future of the Laboratory, and we need you,” said David Lyons, Los Alamos National [...]

Mentoring Café gives middle-schoolers a taste of science 2017-10-02T14:11:34+00:00

Four Los Alamos scientists named as 2017 Laboratory Fellows

Researchers recognized for outstanding science research and leadership LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Sept. 28, 2017—Four Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have been named 2017 Fellows: Donald Burton, Stephen Doorn, Manvendra Dubey, and Turab Lookman. “Becoming a Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellow is one of the highest accomplishments in the Lab,” said Laboratory Director Charles McMillan.  “Each [...]

Four Los Alamos scientists named as 2017 Laboratory Fellows 2017-09-28T14:07:38+00:00

Hunt is over for one of the ‘Top 50 Most-Wanted Fungi’

Tree of life still holds mysteries in the fungal world--millions of them LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Sept. 28, 2017—In a step toward bridging the gap between fungal taxonomy and molecular ecology, scientists from several institutions including Los Alamos National Laboratory have characterized a sample of “mystery” fungus collected in North Carolina and found its home in [...]

Hunt is over for one of the ‘Top 50 Most-Wanted Fungi’ 2017-09-28T14:07:40+00:00

Pew! Pew! Curiosity’s ChemCam zaps a half million Martian rocks

“The data that has been delivered by ChemCam from Gale Crater has really changed our understanding of Mars,” said Roger Wiens, principal investigator of the ChemCam project at Los Alamos. “It’s told us things about the planet’s geologic history that we never imagined possible.” LOS ALAMOS, N.M., September 21, 2017—Late Tuesday, the ChemCam instrument that [...]

Pew! Pew! Curiosity’s ChemCam zaps a half million Martian rocks 2017-09-21T14:07:25+00:00

Los Alamos gains role in High-Performance Computing for Materials Program

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said, “This initiative combines two, crucial elements of the Administration’s mission at DOE – advances in high-performance computing and the improved transition of energy technologies to market.” LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Sept. 21, 2017— A new high-performance computing (HPC) initiative announced this week by the U.S. Department of Energy will help [...]

Los Alamos gains role in High-Performance Computing for Materials Program 2017-09-21T14:07:27+00:00

Los Alamos recognized as top diversity employer

For the second straight year, the Laboratory was recognized as a top diversity employer by LATINA Style and STEM Workforce Diversity magazine. September 19, 2017 Los Alamos National Laboratory was recognized as a top diversity employer by LATINA Style and STEM Workforce Diversity Magazine. “Diversity in our workforce gives us diversity in our perspective and [...]

Los Alamos recognized as top diversity employer 2017-09-19T14:08:19+00:00

Bidding farewell to Cassini mission that explored Saturn

“It’s an extraordinarily difficult mission, but one with extraordinary rewards: giving us a glimpse into how our solar system formed and how it operates today. Watching a mission come to an end is always bittersweet, but we’re proud to have been a part of something so successful that will continue to inform our understanding of [...]

Bidding farewell to Cassini mission that explored Saturn 2017-09-15T14:08:09+00:00

Senator Pete Domenici of New Mexico

Beloved at Los Alamos for decades, no one has better understood and supported the essential and enduring national security mission of Los Alamos better than Senator Pete Domenici. September 13, 2017 Senator Pete Domenici The following statement is attributable to Charles McMillan, Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory “Beloved at Los Alamos for decades, no [...]

Senator Pete Domenici of New Mexico 2017-09-13T14:07:26+00:00