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Watch Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni Of Los Alamos On Video Offering Nuclear Weapons To Venezuela

on February 1, 2015 - 2:55pm

Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni meeting with 'Jimenez' in a hotel room. Screen shot/FBI video

FBI News:

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.

DOE Announces Technology To Market Funding

on January 31, 2015 - 9:25am

DOE News:

Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative aims to boost American competitiveness

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The $45 million Technology to Market funding opportunity is part of the Department’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative, aimed at boosting American competitiveness and supporting a strong domestic, clean energy manufacturing sector.

This funding opportunity combines three historically separate SunShot Initiative funding programs—IncubatorSolar Manufacturing Technology, and Scaling Up Nascent PV at Home— into one that will support projects with the potential to significantly reduce

UPDATE: Schools, LANL CLOSED Today

on January 30, 2015 - 7:35am

News Alert:

UPDATE: All Los Alamos and White Rock schools are closed and all after school activities and events are canceled due to weather conditions.

UPDATE: Los Alamos National Laboratory also is closed today - employees are advised to NOT report for work.

UPDATE: Following a tour of street conditions around the community - Los Alamos County government is now on a two hour snow delay with start time at 10 a.m. for all County offices.

Nation Weather Service Has Issued A Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FROM NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM 447 A.M.

Los Alamos Develops New Technique For Growing High-Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells

on January 29, 2015 - 2:52pm

Scientists Aditya Mohite, left, and Wanyi Nie are perfecting a crystal production technique to improve perovskite crystal production for solar cells at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Researchers’ crystal-production insights resolve manufacturing difficulty

This week in the journal Science, Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers reveal a new solution-based hot-casting technique that allows growth of highly efficient and reproducible solar cells from large-area perovskite crystals.

“These perovskite crystals offer promising routes for developing low-cost,

Los Alamos Historical Society: Now It Can Be Told

on January 28, 2015 - 4:06pm
The news that the Los Alamos Historical Society has been quietly carrying out a 'History is Here' capital campaign for the last two years was revealed at a special event Tuesday at Fuller Lodge. The campaign has raised half of its $7 million goal. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
A champagne toast was held Tuesday to celebrate the successful start to the Los Alamos Historical Society 'History is Here' capital campaign. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com 
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
A historical event Tuesday at Fuller Lodge began with a remembrance of President John F.

LANL: Supporting Biosurveillance Via The Web

on January 28, 2015 - 8:15am

Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Los Alamos science team gathers a virtual biological toolkit for international disease outbreak response

A new online resource, called the Biosurveillance Gateway (http://bsv.lanl.gov), is in place at Los Alamos National Laboratory, providing a centralized portal for all news, information, resources, and research related to biosurveillance at the laboratory.

“The goal of the site is to support global disease surveillance, providing useful tools developed at Los Alamos for professionals around the world to reference from a single location,” said Alina Deshpande, the

LANL: One In Five Online Scholarly Articles Affected By ‘Reference Rot’

on January 26, 2015 - 1:52pm

From left, LANL authors Lyudmila Balakireva, Herbert Van De Sompel and Harihar Shankar, and Martin Klein and Robert Sanderson (on computer screens). Their work was published in the Public Library of Science Dec. 26, 2014. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Vanishing web pages make revisiting original references more difficult

While the immediacy of publishing information on the Internet dramatically speeds the dissemination of scholarly knowledge, the transition from a paper-based to a web-based scholarly communication system has introduced challenges that Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists are

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