Los Alamos Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Democratic lawmakers decry state plan to drop civil rights leaders from history examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    ... recommended the changes - seven from the southern part of the state, one from Albuquerque and another from Los Alamos. Based on his own research, Democratic state Rep. Bill McCamley of Las Cruces said, "It seems none of them were people of color." ...

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  2. Observatory in Mexico Sheds Light on Origin of Excess Positrons in Outer SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Newswise

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Nov. 16, 2017 - Using new data from the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Gamma-Ray Observatory in Mexico, researchers have ruled out two pulsars previously believed to be the source of excess positrons just above the Earth's atmosphere. That leaves the positrons' origin a mystery that is perhaps explained by dark matter.

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  3. Los Alamos legislator joins land commissioner race after Powell bows outRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    One Democrat dropped his bid to become state land commissioner Wednesday, and his handpicked candidate stepped into the race for the Democratic nomination to succeed Aubrey Dunn, a single-term Republican who has said he is not running for re-election. Ray Powell, a veterinarian who served as land commissioner from 1994 to 2002 and again from 2011-14, withdrew from the race and said he was endorsing state Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard of Los Alamos.

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  4. Scalable Clusters Make HPC R&D Easy as Raspberry PiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Newswise

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M., November 13, 2017 - A quest to help the systems software community work on very large supercomputers without having to actually test on them has spawned an affordable, scalable system using thousands of inexpensive Raspberry Pi nodes. It brings a powerful high-performance-computing testbed to system-software developers, researchers, and others who lack machine time on the world's fastest supercomputers.

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  5. NASA Funds Designs for a Nuclear Thermal Propulsion RocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | Slashdot

    ... s fast," said Vishal Patel, a researcher involved in subcontract work for BWXT at the Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp. in Los Alamos, New Mexico. "We're looking at nice 3- to 4-month transit times."

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  6. Wait for Los Alamos chromium plume cleanup not uncommonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    For nearly two decades, workers at Los Alamos National Laboratory dumped hundreds of thousands of tons of hexavalent chromium, an anti-corrosive used in the cooling towers at the lab's power plant, into Sandia Canyon. The chemical migrated into Mortidad Canyon and seeped nearly 1,000 feet underground to rest in the regional aquifer.

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  7. How vintage rocket tech could be NASA's ticket to Mars and beyondRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | Fox News

    ... fast," said Vishal Patel, a researcher involved in subcontract work for BWXT at the Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp. in Los Alamos, New Mexico. "We're looking at nice 3- to 4-month transit times." Unlike truly exotic propulsion proposals using antimatter or ...

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  8. How Vintage Rocket Tech Could Be NASA's Ticket to Mars and BeyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | SPACE.com

    ... fast," said Vishal Patel, a researcher involved in subcontract work for BWXT at the Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp. in Los Alamos, New Mexico. "We're looking at nice 3- to 4-month transit times." Unlike truly exotic propulsion proposals using antimatter or ...

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  9. LA lacrosse awarded $9,000 equipment grantRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | Los Alamos Monitor

    ... City Scorpions at the state championships in May. "We look forward to building the girl's lacrosse program in Los Alamos with the help of these equipment grants," added high school girls' coach Whitney Pryce. The league has been in Los Alamos for ...

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  10. Radioactive waste repackaged at US lab in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | KOB-TV

    The U.S. Energy Department says workers have finished treating dozens of containers of radioactive waste that were inappropriately packed at one of the nation's premier nuclear weapons laboratories. It was a similar container from Los Alamos National Laboratory that ruptured in 2014, forcing a nearly three-year closure of the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository.

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  11. First-Ever U.S. Experiments at New X-Ray Facility May Lead to Better Explosive ModelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Newswise

    The detonation of carbon-rich high explosives yields solid carbon as a major constituent of the product mixture, and depending on the thermodynamic conditions behind the shock front, a variety of carbon allotropes and morphologies may form and evolve Los Alamos, New Mexico, Nov. 6, 2017 -- For the first time in the U.S., time-resolved small-angle x-ray scattering is used to observe ultra-fast carbon clustering and graphite and nanodiamond production in the insensitive explosive Plastic Bonded Explosive 9502, potentially leading to better computer models of explosive performance. "Carbon clusters are produced during the chemical process of detonation in high explosives," said Dana Dattelbaum, of Explosive Science and Shock Physics Division.

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  12. Concerns about Los Alamos-area water amid chromium plumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    State lawmakers and members of the public say safety of Los Alamos County groundwater is in doubt because of pollution from the Los Alamos National Laboratory. U.S. Department of Energy officials have acknowledged for years that there is a significant concentration of the cancer-causing chemical hexavalent chromium pooled in the aquifer under Los Alamos.

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  13. Pat Hoover and Susan Cundiff: Hanford watchdog needed to ensure accountability - Sat, 04 Nov 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... childhood mishaps. If you lived anywhere near one of America's eight nuclear facilities - Richland, Washington; Los Alamos, New Mexico; Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Savannah River, South Carolina; Paducah, Kentucky; Denver; Idaho Falls, Idaho; or Amarillo, ...

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  14. Full extent of chromium plume remains unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    ... Courtesy image State lawmakers and members of the public raised concerns Friday about the future safety of Los Alamos County's water supply after U.S. Department of Energy officials said they were still uncertain about the full extent of a plume of ...

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  15. Lonza Consumer Care Appoints LeesonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | HAPPI/Household & PP Industry

    ... PhD in chemistry from the University of Groningen in The Netherlands and was a Director's Postdoctoral Fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, NM. Silk Therapeutics Inc.: hired Eva Genel as director of research and development, skin ...

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  16. Today in History: November 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | The Janesville Gazette

    The Cloud - The first hydrogen bomb erupts in the Pacific over the Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands, on Nov. 1, 1952, it's giant cloud casting a shadow over the world and particulary the scientists of Los Alamos, N.M. "We're proud of the part we played in the nation's defense, "says a Los Alamos physicist who now heads the effort to tame the H-Bomb's inferno to produce electricity. Today is Wednesday, Nov. 1, the 305th day of 2017.

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  17. Top secret nuclear site in chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    ... of the Trinity nuclear test in New Mexico. The mushroom reached 200 metres high. Picture: Berlyn Brixner / Los Alamos National Laboratory According to The Centre for Public Integrity, a pair of workers with "cavalier attitudes" at the Los Alamos ...

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  18. Police Beat 10-29-17Read the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | Los Alamos Monitor

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department records. Charges or citations listed in the Police Beat do not imply guilt or non-guilt.

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  19. Report: Los Alamos lab comes up short on emergency drillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | News Tribune

    This undated file aerial photo shows the Los Alamos National laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M. A federal nuclear safety panel says Los Alamos National Laboratory has come up short during drills intended to show how the northern New Mexico lab would respond to potential emergencies such as radioactive leaks or earthquakes. A letter sent in October 2017 by the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board to U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says the board has found numerous weaknesses.

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  20. Witt to head Rebuild North BayRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... Associates, which advised governments, nonprofits and businesses recovering from natural disasters such as the Los Alamos, New Mexico, and Newport Beach, California wildfires. Formed in the wake of the recent wine country fires, Rebuild North Bay is ...

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