Friday, April 15, 2011

WWII nuclear dump yields old truck

Excavator operator Kevin Miller looks at the rusting hulk. LANL photo

fficials can't be sure if the truck they found was actually present during the Trinity test blast, deSousa said. It might simply have collected radioactive trash from Manhattan Project labs -- making it the world's first nuclear garbage truck. (
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LANL improves path to producing uranium compound

dvances made by researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) could enhance the ability of scientists to develop advanced nuclear fuels in a safer, simpler manner. (
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Nano-scale metamaterials developed from acoustical wave force

Los Alamos National Lab (LANL) team of researchers has developed a bench-top method using acoustical wave force in order to develop multiple three-dimensional designs that will enable metamaterials. (
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Another record for LANL Laces

Beverly Concha of Taos Day School hugs her new shoes. LANL photo.

"It's another record," said Tim Martinez of the Community Programs Office (CPO), which manages LANL Laces. Los Alamos National Security, LLC partner company URS again donated several thousand dollars to the program, Martinez noted. (Full Story)

Scientist to discuss hacking in future filled with higher-tech computers

Early research included this vacuum chamber used for trapped ion quantum computing experiments at Los Alamos. LANL photo.

ocally, quantum-mechanic researcher Seth Lloyd of the Santa Fe Institute, Ivan H. Deutsch at UNM, and scientists at Los Alamos and Sandia national laboratories are working on quantum computers. (
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LANL selects businesses for water monitoring

erranearPMC LLC and Eberline Services Inc. will compete for up to $80 million in well drilling and groundwater monitoring work for Los Alamos National Laboratory. (
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