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Book examines rank, file workers who kept Los Alamos lab running - Santa Fe New Mexican

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 20, 2018 - 10:07pm

Santa Fe New Mexican

Book examines rank, file workers who kept Los Alamos lab running
Santa Fe New Mexican
The stories of the Manhattan Project scientists who designed the first atomic bombs at the secret city on the hill during World War II — men such as J. Robert Oppenheimer, Enrico Fermi, Hans Bethe and Klaus Fuchs — have been told in dozens of books ...

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Bandelier National Monument Mostly Closed Due to Shutdown - U.S. News & World Report

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 20, 2018 - 10:26am

KRWG

Bandelier National Monument Mostly Closed Due to Shutdown
U.S. News & World Report
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — A national monument in northern New Mexico is mostly closed to visitors because of the federal government shutdown. Officials of Bandelier National Monument at Los Alamos say campgrounds, the visitor center and other main areas ...
Most of Bandelier Will Be Closed During Government ShutdownKRWG

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Science in limbo as US government shuts down - Nature.com

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 19, 2018 - 10:31pm

Nature.com

Science in limbo as US government shuts down
Nature.com
An official at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico said that if that happens, that facility would seek to minimize disruption by slowly phasing in furloughs for non-essential employees. “We don't at some point just magically turn off the ...

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LANL docked $3.1M for shipping plutonium via commercial air ... - Albuquerque Journal

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 19, 2018 - 6:11pm

Albuquerque Journal

LANL docked $3.1M for shipping plutonium via commercial air ...
Albuquerque Journal
SANTA FE - Los Alamos National Laboratory has been docked $3.1 million for its previously disclosed mistake of shipping radioactive plutonium across the country using a commercial air cargo service.…
Feds dock LANL $2.6M for big lapses in 2017 | Local News ...Santa Fe New Mexican

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Heinrich questions DOE nominee on WIPP, Los Alamos - Carlsbad Current-Argus

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 19, 2018 - 4:44pm

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Heinrich questions DOE nominee on WIPP, Los Alamos
Carlsbad Current-Argus
White said she would consider meeting with DOE and WIPP officials in Carlsbad, to learn more about the facility and its impact on the local area.

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NASA Mini-Reactors Could Power Outposts on the Moon and Mars - Popular Mechanics

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 19, 2018 - 12:26pm

Popular Mechanics

NASA Mini-Reactors Could Power Outposts on the Moon and Mars
Popular Mechanics
Lunar operations could be the first to use a Kilopower reactor, although Los Alamos says the small nuclear power source could also be used on robotic spacecraft missions to the moons of Jupiter and Saturn, the ice giants Uranus and Neptune, or even ...
US succeeds in initial Nevada tests of nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on MarsThe Japan Times
NASA Is Testing A Nuclear ReactorNextgov
Nuclear reactors the size of wastebaskets could power our Martian settlementsPopular Science
Edgy Labs (blog) -BGR -NASA -Reuters
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After safety breaches, new Los Alamos director pushes for accountability at nuclear weapons lab - Science Magazine

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 19, 2018 - 9:57am

Science Magazine

After safety breaches, new Los Alamos director pushes for accountability at nuclear weapons lab
Science Magazine
LOS ALAMOS, NEW MEXICO—The new director of Los Alamos National Laboratory here, Terry Wallace, took the helm earlier this month at a particularly challenging time in the U.S. nuclear weapons lab's storied 75-year history. Repeated safety violations ...

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VAF info sessions prepare companies to apply for funding - taosnews

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 18, 2018 - 5:00pm

VAF info sessions prepare companies to apply for funding
taosnews
To be eligible, companies must be headquartered in one of seven Northern New Mexico counties (Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Sandoval, Rio Arriba, Taos, San Miguel and Mora). An independent panel reviews VAF applications, and a subset of companies are selected ...

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US succeeds in initial Nevada tests of nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars - The Japan Times

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 18, 2018 - 2:45pm

The Japan Times

US succeeds in initial Nevada tests of nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars
The Japan Times
Testing that has been completed on components of the system, dubbed KRUSTY, has been “greatly successful — the models have predicted very well what has happened, and operations have gone smoothly,” said Dave Poston, chief reactor designer at the Los ...
NASA is testing tiny nuclear reactors that can sustain life on MarsBGR
Nuclear reactors the size of wastebaskets could power our Martian settlementsPopular Science
NASA testing next-generation space power system in NevadaLas Vegas Sun
KLAS-TV -News3LV
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How a Small Nuclear Reactor Could Power a Colony on Mars or Beyond (Op-Ed) - Space.com

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 18, 2018 - 12:15pm

Space.com

How a Small Nuclear Reactor Could Power a Colony on Mars or Beyond (Op-Ed)
Space.com
Patrick McClure is the Kilopower project lead at the U.S. Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. David Poston is the chief reactor designer, also at Los Alamos. They contributed this article to Space.com's Expert Voices ...

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Glacial moulin formation triggered by rapid lake drainage - Phys.Org

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 18, 2018 - 7:10am

Phys.Org

Glacial moulin formation triggered by rapid lake drainage
Phys.Org
"Forming a moulin in Greenland requires a crack on the ice surface, which becomes filled with water that eventually drives the crack through the ice," said Matthew Hoffman, a glaciologist and computer scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los ...

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Nobel winners make appearance in Los Alamos - SFGate (blog)

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 17, 2018 - 11:11am

SFGate (blog)

Nobel winners make appearance in Los Alamos
SFGate (blog)
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Meeting a Nobel Laureate would likely be more than just a memorable experience. But meeting more than 400? "They are beautiful encounters," said Peter Badge , a German photographer who has captured nearly 415 intimate portraits ...

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Artesia boys fall to Los Alamos, top Del Norte in 5A road trpi - Artesia Daily Press

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 16, 2018 - 3:36pm

Artesia Daily Press

Artesia boys fall to Los Alamos, top Del Norte in 5A road trpi
Artesia Daily Press
Left with a bad taste in their mouths following Friday's 70-62 loss to Los Alamos, the Bulldog basketball team headed to Albuquerque determined to end their Class 5A weekend on a high note. Through three quarters, they were neck and neck with the ...

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LANL Cleanup Public Meeting Set for Jan. 16 - EP Magazine

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 16, 2018 - 1:27am

LANL Cleanup Public Meeting Set for Jan. 16
EP Magazine
NMED will host the meeting and the Environmental Management Los Alamos field office will present information concerning cleanup work completed in fiscal year 2017 and the coming year's cleanup milestones and target dates. Jan 16, 2018. New Mexico's ...

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Nobel winners make appearance in Los Alamos - Santa Fe New Mexican

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 15, 2018 - 8:00pm

Santa Fe New Mexican

Nobel winners make appearance in Los Alamos
Santa Fe New Mexican
German photographer Peter Badge gets ready to take a selfie Friday in front of one of the nearly 40 portraits of Nobel Prize winners that hang in the Los Alamos History Museum. Badge began taking portraits of Nobel Laureates in 2000 and has taken ...

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Learn more about Venture Acceleration Fund - Santa Fe New Mexican

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 15, 2018 - 7:16pm

Learn more about Venture Acceleration Fund
Santa Fe New Mexican
To be eligible, companies must be headquartered in one of seven Northern New Mexico counties (Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Sandoval, Rio Arriba, Taos, San Miguel and Mora). An independent panel reviews applications, and a subset of companies are selected to ...

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19-year old dies in single car crash in Pueblo County - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 15, 2018 - 4:20pm

KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

19-year old dies in single car crash in Pueblo County
KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single car crash where a 19-year old died Monday. According to CSP, a Jeep Wrangler driven by 19-year old April Lopez of Los Alamos, New Mexico, was traveling northbound on I-25. The weather caused the roads to ...
New Mexico teen dies in Pueblo County crashFOX21News.com
1 dead in crash on I-25 north of Colorado CityPueblo Chieftain

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The show-off state - CBS News

Los Alamos [External Google News] - January 14, 2018 - 4:39pm

The show-off state
CBS News
What if you built a nuclear bomb and nobody cared? The former director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory says it happened to North Korea. For years, Sig Hecker ran the laboratory that birthed the American atomic bomb. As he tells David Martin this ...

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