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Oppenheimer Photograph Exhibit Extended

on July 20, 2018 - 8:29am

Kitty Oppenheimer and her husband J. Robert Oppenheimer mingle with party guests. Courtesy/Los Alamos History Museum

COMMUNITY News: 

 

J. Robert Oppenheimer at the board. Courtesy/Los Alamos History Museum

In conjunction with the production of John Adams' opera "Doctor Atomic" at the Santa Fe Opera this summer, the exhibit, “J. Robert Oppenheimer: Photographs From His Life: 1904-1967”, has been extended through Sept. 15, at the Los Alamos History Museum, 1050 Bathtub Row in Los Alamos.

This exhibit, curated and owned by the J.

LANL Commuters Urged To Drive Safe And Be Patient During Road Construction

on July 19, 2018 - 1:00pm

The NM 502 eastbound and westbound ramps to NM 4, shown in red, are scheduled to be closed Friday and Saturday, July 20-21. Courtesy image

NNSA News:

Work on the Supplemental Environmental Project road improvements will ramp up considerably Friday, impacting the NM 4/NM 502 interchange and lane configuration of NM 502.

The safety of the workers as well as the safety of residents is of utmost importance. Law enforcement support is being sought to ensure drivers obey traffic instructions and consider the safety of the construction workers. Commuters should account for traffic delays.

Chandler; Cisneros Discuss LANL Contract With LFC

on July 19, 2018 - 10:06am

Los Alamos County Council Vice Chair Christine Chandler, left, chats with LFC Chair Sen. Patricia Lundstrom and Commitee Director David Abbey Wednesday at UNM-LA. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Sen. Carlos R. Cisneros questions the tax status of LANL's new managment and operating contractor, Triad National Security, LLC during Wednesday's LFC meeting at UNM-LA. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com
 
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Concerns about the potential loss of gross receipts tax revenue to Los Alamos County and the state were discussed

Legislative Finance Committee Meets In Los Alamos

on July 19, 2018 - 9:39am
Rep. Patricia Lundstrom opens the Legisaltive Finance Committee meeting Wednesday morning at UNM-LA. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com
Los Alamos County Council Vice Chair Christine Chandler, right, and UNM-LA CEO Cindy Rooney answer questions Wednesday following their opening remarks. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com
 
Staff Report

The Legislative Finance Committee spent the day Wednesday in Los Alamos at UNM-LA hearing from representatives of Los Alamos National Laboratory, UNM-LA, Los Alamos County, Los Alamos Public Schools, Public Education Department and New Mexico

NNMCAB Holds Board Election, Talk On Material Disposal Area C; Updates From Hintze, NMED July 25

on July 18, 2018 - 7:13am

NNMCAB News

Members of the Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board are scheduled to elect a new chair and vice chair for FY-2019 during a meeting 1- 5:15 p.m., July 25 in the Jemez Complex at Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave., in Santa Fe.

Also on the agenda is a presentation on Material Disposal Area C at Los Alamos National Laboratory and an overview of the aggregate areas. In addition, there will be agency updates from Doug Hintze, manager of the Environmental Management-Los Alamos Field Office and John Kieling of the New Mexico Environment Department. 

The Northern

LANL: Feeding Plants To This Algae Could Fuel Cars

on July 17, 2018 - 3:47pm

LANL scientist Amanda Barry studies how biofuel-producing algae can be fed various grasses to improve their productivity. Courtesy/LANL

 

LANL News:

 

Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory and partner institutions provided today the first published report of algae using raw plants as a carbon energy source.

 

The research shows that a freshwater production strain of microalgae, Auxenochlorella protothecoides, is capable of directly degrading and utilizing non-food plant substrates, such as switchgrass, for improved cell growth and lipid productivity, useful for boosting the

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