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  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) achieved a major milestone in improving the management of the Nuclear Security Enterprise’s infrastructure through the successful migration of all current information on building...
  • Yesterday Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz hosted a special ceremony honoring DOE’s 13 recipients of the 2016 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), among which were three researchers nominated by NNSA. PECASE recipients are selected for the award by the White...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 26, the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) conducted the fifth experimental conventional explosion as part of its Source Physics Experiment (SPE) series. The SPE series, conducted at the Nevada National Security Site,...
  • LOS ALAMOS, NM  – Under an interagency agreement with the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has awarded a design-build contract at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to Gardner Zemke Mechanical...
  • As part of NNSA’s commitment to protecting and preserving the nation’s nuclear deterrent, NNSA collaborates with the Department of Defense (DOD) in the Joint Munitions Program (JMP). This year marks more than 30 years of partnership through the JMP to improve and invest in innovative...
  • NNSA’s Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) puts world-class science to work keeping military Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians safe through its Advanced Homemade Explosives Course. Instructor Virginia Manner, a Los Alamos staff scientist in the High Explosives Science and...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) recognized several sites across the Nuclear Security Enterprise with 2016 Sustainability Awards for innovation and excellence in environmental sustainability. The awards recognize exemplary...
  • When a college professor challenged his students to turn a Beanie Baby display box into a space satellite in 2009, he couldn’t have predicted that this assignment would help provide Special Operations Forces with award-winning space capabilities 6 years later. Professor of space sciences at...
  • NNSA Administrator Lt. Gen. Frank Klotz (Ret.) visited NNSA’s New Mexico laboratories last week. At Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Klotz addressed the workforces of both labs on how the FY17 budget request supports NNSA’s missions, and he got a first-...
  • The Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets will make a dominant contribution to 21st century sea-level rise if current climate trends continue. However, predicting the expected loss of ice sheet mass is difficult due to the complexity of modeling ice sheet behavior. To better understand this loss, a...

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