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Arctic Islands Film And Presentation Part 1 At Nature Center 7 p.m. Today

on January 5, 2016 - 8:00am

Stephen Becker of Los Alamos aboard the National Geographic/Lindblad Explorer. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Enjoy the beauty of the Arctic Islands, only recently opened to eco-tourism, from the comfort of the Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Road.

At 7 p.m., today in the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium, Stephen A. Becker will show a film and share stories from his three week National Geographic voyage to West Greenland and the North Canadian Islands. This is the first of two events revealing nature in this remote part of the globe.

Part 2 of this event is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan.

Breakfast With Laboratory Retiree Group Tuesday

on January 4, 2016 - 11:39am
LRG News:
 
The Laboratory Retiree Group (LRG) will be holding a breakfast the first Tuesday of every month.
 
Los Alamos National Laboratory retirees are invited to join the LRG 8:30-10:30 a.m., this Tuesday, Jan. 5, at Morning Glory Restaurant, 1377 Diamond Dr. in Los Alamos (across from the high school).
 
Morning Glory serves a full breakfast and pastries. LRG will pay for hot coffee or tea. 
 
Contact sgirard@losalamos.com for more information.

IUPAC: With Discovery Of Four New Chemical Elements - 7th Period Of Periodic Table Of Elements Is Complete

on January 2, 2016 - 9:23am

Simulation of an accelerated calcium-48 ion about to collide with an americium-243 target atom. Courtesy/DOE

SCIENCE News:

IUPAC - International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, announces the verification of the discoveries of four new chemical elements: The 7th period of the periodic table of elements is complete.

The fourth IUPAC/IUPAP Joint Working Party (JWP) on the priority of claims to the discovery of new elements has reviewed the relevant literature for elements 113, 115, 117, and 118 and has determined that the claims for discovery of these elements have been fulfilled, in

Top LANL Sci-Tech & Spy Stories 2015

on January 1, 2016 - 10:09pm

Courtesy/FBI

VIDEO: Leonardo Mascheroni Of Los Alamos Offering Nuclear Weapons To Venezuela

FBI News:
Feb. 1, 2015

In FBI undercover video and audio recordings, Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni of Los Alamos explains to undercover agent Jimenez that he had a "top of the top" clearance and that he held a security clearance from the Department of Defense and from the Department of Energy.

Mascheroni, 79, a naturalized U.S.

2015 Top Stories Of The Year

on January 1, 2016 - 7:46pm

From left, Los Alamos County Council Chair Kristin Henderson, former Councilor Fran Berting, Los Alamos Historical Society Executive Director Heather McClenahan, Dr. Ben Neal, second from right, and at far right, Bandelier Superintendent Jason Lott join U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, and seated, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz at this morning's signing ceremony, in Washington, D.C., to officially establish the Manhattan Project National Historical Park. Courtesy/NPS

MPNHP Field Team leader Arthur Knox wowed the crowd Tuesday

Board Upholds LANL Clean Air Operating Permit

on January 1, 2016 - 8:40am

Kathy Sanchez, the environmental health and justice program manager of Tewa Woman United, an intertribal women’s collective in Northern New Mexico, testified recently on behalf of additional clean air measures at LANL. Courtesy photo

 

By ROGER SNODGRASS
Los Alamos Daily Post

SANTA FE  Despite eloquent testimony by Kathy Sanchez, the great-granddaughter of world famous Pueblo de San Ildefonso pottery maker, Maria Antonia Martinez, the New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board denied a permit appeal in which she and others sought additional air quality monitoring in a few designated

Community And Alumni Meeting Targets $10 Million XQ Super School Project Grant Proposal

on January 1, 2016 - 8:19am

LAHS drama instructor David Daniel leads a XQ Grant Proposal discussion Dec. 30 at Los Alamos Teen Center along with LATC Director Sylvan Argo and Assistant Director George Marsden. Courtesy photo

LAPS News:

The work group to explore ideas for a $10 million educational grant to submit to the XQ Super School Project met Wednesday evening, Dec. 30 at the new Los Alamos Teen Center (LATC).

More than 30 community members including many Los Alamos high school alumni as far back as 1962 attended along with various school officials and teachers.

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