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September 16, 2020
RSTT computes seismic travel times from its earth models in milliseconds, capturing the major effects of 3-D structure in the crust and upper mantle.
NNSA team improves model to pinpoint nuclear testing locations
Three-lab group upgrades software for understanding the structure of Earth’s crust and mantle, increasing accuracy.
September 14, 2020
NNSA hosts Special Presidential Envoy for Arms Control
NNSA Administrator hosted the Special Presidential Envoy for Arms Control, Ambassador Marshall S. Billingslea, on a visit to NNSA sites.
September 1, 2020
NNSA releases Supplement Analysis for plutonium pit production at Los Alamos National Laboratory
NNSA has posted a final Supplement Analysis to the 2008 Site-wide Environmental Impact Statement for Continued Operations of Los Alamos National Lab.
August 17, 2020
The Nuclear Security Enterprise hosts virtual job fair August 26
NNSA will host a Nuclear Security Enterprise virtual job fair Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (EDT)
July 20, 2020
NNSA Administrator visits New Mexico as part of Nuclear Security Enterprise tour
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty continued her tour of NNSA sites last week by visiting Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories.
July 17, 2020
NNSA completes DARHT Weather Enclosure
NNSA has completed construction of the Dual-Axis Radiographic Hydrodynamic Test Accelerator Weather Enclosure at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
July 16, 2020
Commemorating 75 years since the “Trinity” test introduced the atomic age
NNSA recognized the 75th anniversary of the dawn of the atomic age, which began July 16, 1945 with the “Trinity” test.
July 16, 2020
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty, accompanied by NNSA's partners from Los Alamos National Laboratory, cuts the ribbon for the Exascale Class Computer Cooling Equipment Project.
NNSA completes Exascale Class Cooling Equipment Project
NNSA has announced the completion of the Exascale Class Computer Cooling Equipment Project at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
July 16, 2020
NNSA project team recognized with Department of Energy’s Project Management Achievement Award
The Low Level Liquid Waste Project at Los Alamos National Laboratory has been received the Department’s Project Management Achievement Award.
July 13, 2020
NNSA Administrator kicks off tour of the Nuclear Security Enterprise
Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty plans to make her way across the Nation to visit the agency’s eight labs, plants and sites by year’s end.
June 8, 2020
Flight test confirms B61-12 compatible with Air Force’s primary jet fighter
NNSA and the U.S. Air Force successfully completed two flight tests in at the Tonopah Test Range in Nevada for the B61-12 Life Extension Program.
June 5, 2020
Marie Griego of NNSA's Los Alamos Field Office, takes on daily security challenges.
Los Alamos Field Office security specialist snags top DOE and NNSA awards
After starting as an administrative assistant, she worked her way up to Information Technology Program Manager through hard work and eagerness.
April 16, 2020
Fifty-five Sandia National Laboratories employees volunteered at Roadrunner Food Bank in Albuquerque, New Mexico in early April.
Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories raise more than $160,000 for two New Mexico food banks
Employees from two New Mexico labs help feed people during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 2, 2020
Public invited to comment on Environmental Impact Statement for proposed plutonium pit mission at Savannah River Site
NNSA has released for public comment the Draft Savannah River Site Pit Production Environmental Impact Statement.
March 27, 2020
High-performance computers from the Nuclear Security Enterprise, including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Lassen, have joined the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium.
NNSA contributes world-class supercomputers to COVID-19 fight
NNSA will apply its supercomputing capabilities and technical expertise in support of the fight to stop the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
March 10, 2020
Public invited to comment on expanded plutonium pit production at Los Alamos National Laboratory
NNSA has posted for public comment a draft Supplement Analysis to the 2008 Site-wide Environmental Impact Statement for Continued Operations of LANL.
February 27, 2020
Unica Viramontes provides expertise, support and guidance in all areas of security at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Los Alamos National Laboratory's Unica Viramontes focuses on building solid, effective security teams
Unica Viramontes is the first woman at LANL to be named senior director of the lab's Defense Security Program.
February 6, 2020
NNSA releases performance evaluation summaries for contractors that run its labs, plants, and sites
NNSA completes an assessment of M&O partners’ effectiveness in meeting the performance expectations.
January 15, 2020
NNSA Administrator attends Nuclear Security Enterprise Day at University of Michigan
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty attended the Nuclear Security Enterprise Day at the University of Michigan and spoke to interested students.
January 8, 2020
NNSA releases Supplement Analysis to Complex Transformation Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement
NNSA released a final Supplement Analysis to the 2008 Complex Transformation Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement.
January 8, 2020
Los Alamos National Laboratory employees Lawrence Trujillo,left, and Eric Yee have played with several of New Mexico legends.
NNSA hidden talents: Eric Yee and Lawrence Trujillo make music in New Mexico
Two key members of Los Alamos National Laboratory's plutonium mission contribute to New Mexico music.
December 23, 2019
Volunteer Maribel Dominguez, left, and Communities In Schools New Mexico Site Coordinator Alex Mazares meet in the library to discuss the students with whom Dominguez will meet and provide learning assistance.
Los Alamos Field Office engineer uses language to promote learning
NNSA engineer from Los Alamos travels to Santa Fe each week to help students learn English as a second language.
November 25, 2019
NNSA names Michael Weis as new Los Alamos Field Office Manager
NNSA selected Michael Weis as the new manager of its Los Alamos Field Office, effective January 2020.
October 7, 2019
NNSA Administrator and Rep. Kaptur attend Nuclear Security Enterprise Day at The University of Toledo
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty joined Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur at The University of Toledo Oct. 7 for Nuclear Security Enterprise Day.
September 24, 2019
IF/THEN logo from AAAS.
NNSA National Lab employees chosen as STEM ambassadors
Two NNSA lab employees chosen by the American Association for the Advancement of Science as role models for girls