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February 14, 2019
NNSA project to advance stockpile stewardship reaches key milestone
New diagnostic capability will expand possibilities for study of plutonium
February 7, 2019
A graphic used at the job fair for the whole of the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
The Nuclear Security Enterprise is hiring!
An estimated 1,700 candidates attended the first-ever NNSA-wide job fair in Arlington, Virginia.
February 5, 2019
NNSA launches enterprise recruitment initiative with its contractor partners at job fair in National Capital Region
Throngs of job seekers braved frigid temperatures in Arlington, Virginia, Jan. 31 for a chance to work in the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
February 4, 2019
NNSA's Hidden Talents: Donald Sandoval of Los Alamos National Laboratory
NNSA Hidden Talents: Donald Sandoval
Donald Sandoval is a mechanical engineer for Los Alamos National Laboratory’s historic nuclear weapon program. He also has a hidden talent.
January 15, 2019
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty addresses the workforce at an All Hands meeting
NNSA Administrator highlights 2018 achievements and looks to the future at end-of-year All Hands
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty addressed the federal workforce at an All Hands meeting last month at DOE headquarters in Washington.
January 9, 2019
Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project, a special exhibition at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.
NNSA leader looks to the next 75 years for our “Secret Cities”
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty visited Washington, D.C.'s National Building Museum for its exhibit about the Manhattan Project's cities.
December 27, 2018
The Jupiter Laser Facility
NNSA explores unsolved mysteries of science: Why is there more matter than antimatter in the universe?
Scientists at NNSA's labs explore the world of antimatter through various experiments and tools.
December 13, 2018
Adriana Sweet of the University of California, Berkeley, presents her research to an NSSC audience during the fall workshop at Sandia National Laboratories in California.
Academic consortium takes learning about nuclear science on the road
The Nuclear Science and Security Consortium -- a consortium of eight universities -- took their mission on the road to reach a broader audience.
December 3, 2018
Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers work on Low-Cost, Radiation-Hardened Single-Board Computer for command and data handling. The technology won an R&D 100 award in 2018.
Nuclear Security Enterprise recognized for outstanding research and development
Three of NNSA's labs and sites were honored for innovation in 2018 with R&D 100 Awards.
November 19, 2018
Federal Aviation Administration No-Drone Zone sign.
NNSA deploys its first counter-unmanned aircraft system
To mitigate any malicious aerial intruders at NNSA’s sites, the Office of Defense Nuclear Security has deployed its first counter-UAS platform.
November 16, 2018
The Discovery Center in Livermore offers a number of interactive learning displays aimed at fostering curiosity and a better understanding of core scientific principles.
National Lab-sponsored education free-for-all
NNSA researchers help foster the next generation of thinkers at free science, technology, engineering, and math learning events.
October 17, 2018
NNSA uses visible light to complete its missions.
Visible Light: Eye-opening research at NNSA
The rainbow of radiation the human eye can see makes up about 0.0035 percent of the whole. How does NNSA use visible light to complete its missions?
October 16, 2018
How NNSA uses infrared light in its missions
Infrared: Hot topics
Infrared radiation is handy when it comes to identifying materials, which is how NNSA uses it to accomplish its missions.
October 15, 2018
How we use radio waves at NNSA
Radio waves: Tune in to NNSA
Radio waves are good for a lot more than bringing today’s hits to your car’s speakers.
October 15, 2018
The spectrum of NNSA work
Wide-ranging research at NNSA spans the spectrum
At NNSA’s National Laboratories and sites, research supporting our vital nuclear security missions spans the entire electromagnetic spectrum.
September 28, 2018
B61-12 Life Extension Program Successfully Completes Final Design Review
NNSA has successfully completed a Final Design Review for the B61-12 Life Extension.
September 18, 2018
Herman Hollerith and his electronic tabulating machine.
Then and Now: Computing Power
From punchcards to supercomputers and HPC, computing has come a long way.
August 6, 2018
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty and Stephen Lovegrove cut the ribbon on the U.S.-U.K. Mutual Defense Agreement 60th Anniversary commemorative exhibit at DOE headquarters in Washington, D.C.
United States and United Kingdom celebrate 60th anniversary of Mutual Defense Agreement
The United States and United Kingdom celebrated the 60th anniversary of their Mutual Defense Agreement.
July 20, 2018
NNSA begins second phase of Source Physics Experiment in Nevada
NNSA completed the first underground, chemical explosion in the second phase of the Source Physics Experiment to detect underground nuclear explosions
June 8, 2018
NNSA awards Los Alamos National Laboratory Management & Operating Contract
National Nuclear Security Administration awards Triad National Security, LLC the M&O contract for Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
May 30, 2018
A conceptual drawing of four Kilopower reactors on Mars’ surface.
KRUSTY project demonstrates potential power sources for future space exploration
NNSA and NASA joined forces to develop a power source able to support deep space travel and outlast existing fuel sources.
April 30, 2018
Panel participants engage students from various universities.
Annual consortium opens doors for new wave of nuclear nonproliferation experts
The Consortium for Nonproliferation Enabling Capabilities (CNEC) met earlier this year at North Carolina State University.
April 26, 2018
PNNL acoustical holography transducer
Throwback Thursday: invention hall of fame
In recognition of Inventor’s Month, we are taking a look back at some timeless technologies developed across the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
April 5, 2018
From left: Brett Cederdahl, TWF Contractor Project Manager; Janelle Armijo, prior TWF Federal Project Director (FPD) accepting on behalf of Thomas Whitacre, current TWF FPD; Mark Menezes, Under Secretary for Management & Performance; and Everett Trollinge
NNSA receives DOE Project Management Achievement Award
NNSA's Transuranic Waste Facility project team received the Department of Energy Secretary’s Project Management Achievement Award.
March 22, 2018
Members of the GBD III 1-8 Team from Sandia National Laboratories, celebrate the final production delivery of the III 1-8 Blk. P
NNSA delivers enduring space-based nuclear detonation detection capability
Space-based nuclear explosion sensors are a vital U.S. capability to both monitor compliance with treaties.