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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.
March 12, 2018
Staff from NNSA and Los Alamos National Laboratory open the new shock physics research facility last month. Sheila Feddis, program manager from the Office of Safety, Infrastructure and Operations cuts the ribbon.
New Dynamic Equations-of-State facility opens at Los Alamos National Laboratory
NNSA and Los Alamos National Laboratory staff celebrated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Dynamic Equations-of-State facility.
March 8, 2018
1959: Betty Carrell became the first female mechanical engineer among 350 peers at Sandia National Laboratories' California site.
Wonderful women of yesteryear
Before there was an NNSA, there was a workforce dedicated to nationwide nuclear security. A look back at some fantastic females of nuclear security.
March 7, 2018
Fellows intently listen to what the National Laboratories have to offer
Fellows look to the future
Graduate students interested in a career in nuclear security should look into the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP).
February 20, 2018
Engineering a bright future across the Nuclear Security Enterprise
In honor of National Engineer Week, NNSA is taking a look at a variety of ways these creative innovator sontribute to nuclear security nationwide.
December 22, 2017
NNSA Releases ‘2017 Year in Review’ to Highlight Accomplishments Across the Nuclear Security Enterprise
NNSA today published the “2017 Year in Review.” The report highlights major accomplishments from the past year across vital national security missions
November 28, 2017
Statement from the NNSA Administrator on the Appointment of a New Director at Los Alamos National Laboratory
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Los Alamos National Security, LLC named Dr. Terry C. Wallace, Jr. as Director of Los Alamos National Laborat...
November 13, 2017
NNSA’s national laboratories get “extra credit” for inspiring future scientists with free STEM enrichment programs
There’s nothing quite like seeing a child’s face light up as they discover something new about our world. NNSA is committed to encou...
November 8, 2017
Los Alamos National Laboratory earns NNSA building sustainability award
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and the Los Alamos Field Office have advanced the effort toward modern and efficient Nuclear Security ...
October 27, 2017
NNSA wants you for a cybersecurity career
The demand for cybersecurity talent has increased for both the public and private sectors due to the growing number of internet-based securi...
October 16, 2017
Science is the nucleus of NNSA
Nuclear Science Week is an international celebration of the atomic world. Just as the nucleus is at the center of the atom, nuclear science is a...
September 26, 2017
National laboratories honored for innovative excellence
NNSA's three labs won R&D 100 awards in 2017. Here are the winners.
September 25, 2017
NNSA Statement on Los Alamos National Laboratory Operations
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – On August 22, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) reported that it did not follow its operating procedures during a...
September 5, 2017
Statement from the NNSA Administrator on the Announcement of the Retirement of the Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today Dr. Charles McMillan announced that he intends to retire as Director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LAN...
July 31, 2017
Explore career opportunities at NNSA and its M&O partners
Click here to see video.NNSA and its Managing & Operating (M&O) partners employ nearly 40,000 people nationwide. Many work in science,...
May 11, 2017
Science Council promotes best science & technology for NNSA Defense Programs
Stockpile stewardship isn’t rocket science – it’s harder. The Science Council investigates and explores cross-cutting s...
November 15, 2016
OLEM: NNSA capability that strengthens the global nuclear safeguards mission
OLEM allows inspectors to measure the enrichment level of uranium as it flows through a gas centrifuge enrichment plant.
November 9, 2016
Carl Sagan continues to inspire NNSA’s scientists
Carl Sagan was one of the highest-profile scientists of the 20th century. He made notable contributions in the fields of science, literature...
May 18, 2016
NNSA Announces 2015 Bradley A. Peterson Federal and Contractor Security Professional of the Year Awards
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) announced the recipients of t...