|Illustration from Cray Inc.|
The supercomputer, named Trinity, is projected to be one of the fastest in the world when it’s built at the Los Alamos National Laboratories. The NNSA, part of the Department of Energy, manages the nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile, a responsibility that includes running virtual simulations testing the stockpile’s safety, security, reliability and performance. (full story)
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Imaging the Fukushima Daiichi reactors with cosmic-ray muons
|Reactor building at Fukushima plant.|
Earth-crushing pressure? This electron spin doesn’t care
|Magnetic diffraction in a high-pressure|
diamond anvil cell. From PhysOrg
The researchers in this study, from Argonne; The University of Chicago; Los Alamos National Laboratory; the NSF; the University of Tennessee; and Oak Ridge calculated the ranges of energy that an electron may assume. (full story)
A new TV series highlights the legends of the “Manhattan Project”
|Los Alamos office at 109 E. Palace Ave, Santa Fe.|
Only the best and brightest scientists knew the magnitude of the assignment in the remote desert, today's Los Alamos. Los Alamos was really the ideal location. That's where the world's first atomic bomb was developed, ending world war two.
LAPD competes in Robot Rodeo
|Robots Rodeo, LANL photo.|
This year, five bomb squads from New Mexico and their bomb-diffusing robots participated, as well as two teams from Colorado and one team from the United Kingdom. (full story)
Los Alamos National Security gives grants to local businesses
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) employees pledged a record $327,000 during the recently completed scholarship fund drive. More employees donated to the fund this year than in past years.
“Our employees know first-hand that education can unlock opportunity for these talented students who hold the promise to be future leaders in government, industry, or the nonprofit sector,” said Los Alamos’ Environmental Programs Director Jeff Mousseau. (full story)
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