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NNSA’s Nevada Field Office Transfers ACAVs to FBI

on April 13, 2014 - 9:43am

NNSA's Nevada Field Office recently transferred two Advanced Concept Armored Vehicles to the local FBI office in Nevada. Courtesy/NNSA

NNSA News:

  • Transfer provides cost avoidance of $474,000

LAS VEGAS – The National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Nevada Field Office recently transferred two Advanced Concept Armored Vehicles (ACAVs) to The Department of Justice’s local FBI office in Nevada.

The transfer created $474,000 in savings to the government as the NFO security force no longer had a mission need for the specialized and expensive tactical vehicles.

Luján to Highlight Importance of STEM Education

on April 13, 2014 - 9:29am

Rep. Ben Ray Luján

SANTA FE - U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico's Third District will highlight the importance of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education during a number of stops across northern New Mexico this week on a STEM Tour. 

Luján will meet with students, educators and other stakeholders to discuss the need to encourage students to pursue an education in STEM at a young age and the opportunities available in STEM fields.

BioScience Lab Opening Festivities Slated For Tuesday

on April 12, 2014 - 4:00pm

SFBI CEO Marie Longserre

SFBI News:

SANTA FE – The official grand opening ceremony for a new BioScience Lab at the Santa Fe Business Incubator (SFBI) takes place 9:45-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 15 at 3900 del Sol.

Program remarks will be followed by tours of the facility.

Speakers include:

  • The Honorable Tom Udall, U.S. Senator;
  • The Honorable Ben Ray Lujan, U.S. Congressman;
  • The Honorable Javier Gonzales, Mayor of Santa Fe;
  • Mr. Pedro Garza, EDA Regional Director U.S. Department of Commerce ; and
  • Mr. Jasper Welch, President of the National Business Incubation Association.

The BioScience

LANL Historian to Speak at MOWW Meeting on Lab's 1970-92 Cold War Period Involvement

on April 11, 2014 - 11:43am
LANL Historian Alan Carr. File photo/ladailypost.com
 
MOWW News:
 
Historian Alan Carr of Los Alamos National Laboratory, will present a talk on LANL involvement in the 1970-92 period of the cold war as guest speaker for the April 15 dinner meeting of the Major General Franklin E. Miles Chapter 229 of The Military Order of the World Wars at the Los Alamos County Research Park.

The meeting will begin with a social period at 6 p.m., followed by a brief business meeting and dinner at 6:25 p.m. Carr's presentation will begin at about 7:15 p.m.

NanoDays Underway at Bradbury Science Museum

on April 11, 2014 - 9:16am
Bradbury Science Museum educator Gordon McDonough leads a demonstration of liquid metal during NanoDays Wednesday evening at the museum. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Aspiring scientists take part in a hands-on demonstration of surface tension Wednesday at the Bradbury Science Museum. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Staff Report

The Bradbury Science Museum is celebrating NanoDays 2014 through April 13. At NanoDays, a range of exciting programs is underway that demonstrate the special and unexpected properties found at the nanoscale.

Check Out New Issue of National Security Science Magazine

on April 10, 2014 - 10:10am

Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

The new issue of National Security Science magazine is available on the Los Alamos National Laboratory website here.
 
National Security Science magazine showcases the breadth and depth of the Laboratory's scientific and technical work to policy makers, the general public, academia, and scientific and technical experts.
 
In this issue:
  • Are we in the Second Nuclear Age? Is it really more dangerous than the Cold War?
  • Los Alamos nuclear-weapons designers speak frankly about the challenges they face in the Stockpile Stewardship Program: risk aversion, bureaucracy, too few

Atomic Heritage Foundation Launches 'Ranger in Your Pocket' Website

on April 10, 2014 - 8:42am
Ranger in Your Pocket website. Courtesy/AHF

AHF News:

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Heritage tourists around the world are now able to tour the historic B Reactor and learn about life at the Hanford site on a new website. “Ranger in Your Pocket,” launched Wednesday at RangerInYourPocket.org. The website features dozens of first-hand accounts of working on the top-secret Manhattan Project from solving the mysterious “poisoning” of the B Reactor to enduring the “termination winds.”   

The Atomic Heritage Foundation (AHF) has created a powerful new interpretive tool called “Ranger in Your Pocket,” based

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