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Snyder: The Manhattan Project And The Los Alamos School In Taos

on November 14, 2019 - 3:57pm

Students and a master enjoy leisure time in the main room of the Sagebrush Inn c. 1945, a room that doesn’t look so very different today. Courtesy photo

The Sagebrush Inn of Taos as it looked in the 1940s. Courtesy photo

By SHARON SNYDER
Los Alamos Historical Society

The history of the Los Alamos Ranch School (LARS) is well documented. Two books have been written about the school, and the centennial of its founding was celebrated in 2017.

People in our community are reminded of the LARS years when they see the log and stone buildings along Bathtub Row or attend an event in beautiful Fuller

LANL Foundation’s Pueblo Outreach Project Receives $1,197,675 Grant From W.K. Kellogg Foundation

on November 13, 2019 - 7:24am
Kyle Lynn Martinez and daughter Rosslyn are participants in Taos Pueblo’s Tiwa Babies home visiting program, one of many early childhood programs supported in collaboration with the LANL Foundation’s Pueblo Outreach Project, made possible by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Courtesy/LANLF
 
Tiwa Babies staff unpacks the new laptop that will assist them with program documentation. From left, Katherine Chavez, Jackie Martinez, Aspen Mirabal and April Winters. Courtesy/LANLF
 
LANLF News:
 
ESPANOLA — Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Foundation’s Pueblo Outreach Project has received

Catch Of The Week: Small Business Cyber Updates

on November 13, 2019 - 7:11am
By BECKY RUTHERFORD
Los Alamos
 
Cisco Small Business Router Vulnerabilities
 
Security researchers at SEC Consult/IoT Inspector found numerous security issues for the Cisco RV320 and RV325 Dual Gigabit WAN VPN router series.
 
Issues included hardcoded password hashes and static X.509 certificates with corresponding public/private key pairs and one static Secure Shell (SSH) host key.
 
Cisco stated that this was an oversight by their developers, and the certificates and keys were never intended to be shipped with the products.

RCLC Board Meets In Espanola Nov. 15

on November 12, 2019 - 2:58pm

Military Order Of The World Wars Meets Nov. 19

on November 12, 2019 - 8:55am
MOWW News:
 
This month’s meeting of the The Military Order of the World Wars is Tuesday Nov. 19.
 
David Gubernatis is the guest speaker and his talk is a follow up to last month’s presentation on the process that led to LANL being tasked to produce 30 nuclear pits per year. Gubernatis will discuss the production of those pits.
 
The meeting is in the 2nd floor conference room at the Los Alamos Research Park, west of the South Mesa Fire Station.

Heinrich Calls For Forward-Looking Legislation To Advance America’s Energy Industry And Workforce

on November 10, 2019 - 8:12am
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
 
U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), the Ranking Member on the Senate Energy Subcommittee, delivered opening remarks Thursday on legislative efforts to modernize America’s electric grid, boost innovations through technology transfer programs with national laboratories, and create energy workforce development opportunities across the country.
 
Assistant Secretary of Energy Daniel Simons testified on eleven separate bills.
 

Gold Mass At IHM In Honor Of Scientists Friday

on November 10, 2019 - 7:05am

St. Albert the Great, patron saint of scientists. Courtesy/SCS

Society Of Catholic Scientists News:

The Northern New Mexico Chapter of the Society of Catholic Scientists will host a Gold Mass in honor of scientists at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Los Alamos.

Gold Masses bring together members of the scientific professions, but all are invited to attend.

The homilist at the Mass is Deacon Ray Alcouffe, retired Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist and Fellow of the American Nuclear Society.

Nov. 15 is the memorial of St.

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