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Los Alamos Gains Role in High-Performance Computing for Materials Program

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A new high-performance computing initiative announced this week by the U.S. Department of Energy will help U.S. industry accelerate the development of new or improved materials for use in severe environments.
21-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pew! Pew! Curiosity’s ChemCam Zaps a Half Million Martian Rocks

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Late Tuesday, the ChemCam instrument that sits atop NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover fired its 500,000th shot at a Martian rock.
21-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Los Alamos Recognized as Top Diversity Employer

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For the second straight year, Los Alamos National Laboratory was recognized as a top diversity employer by LATINA Style and STEM Workforce Diversity magazine.
19-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Bidding Farewell to Cassini Mission That Explored Saturn

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Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists led the development of two scientific sensors on NASA’s spacecraft Cassini that provided key measurements of the space environment around Saturn after its launch in 1997, arrival in 2004 and continuing...
14-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Carlsten, Nguyen and Sheffield win Free-Electron Laser Prize

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At an international science conference hosted recently in Santa Fe, N.M., Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists Bruce Carlsten, Dinh Nguyen and Richard Sheffield were awarded the 2017 Free-Electron Laser (FEL) Prize.
6-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Los Alamos Laboratory Director Charles F. McMillan to Retire at End of Year

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Charles F. (Charlie) McMillan today informed employees of Los Alamos National Laboratory that he intends to step down as Laboratory Director at the end of this calendar year.
5-Sep-2017 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery of Boron on Mars Adds to Evidence for Habitability

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The discovery of boron on Mars gives scientists more clues about whether life could have ever existed on the planet, according to a paper published today in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.
5-Sep-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Machine-Learning Earthquake Prediction in Lab Shows Promise

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By listening to the acoustic signal emitted by a laboratory-created earthquake, a computer science approach using machine learning can predict the time remaining before the fault fails.
30-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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