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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.
December 28, 2018
Savannah River Site employees sort toys prior to being loaded into several waiting trucks.
The season of giving comes to NNSA
NNSA's people work tirelessly to help keep our Nation safe, but for many, the holiday season is a special time to give back.
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 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 19, 2018
Jahleel Hudson speaking about entrepreneurship and NNSA at 2018 HBCU Week Conference.
NNSA engineer speaks at Historically Black Colleges and Universities event to promote Strategic Partnership Programs
Jahleel Hudson in NNSA’s Office of Defense Programs spoke about Strategic Partnership Programs – relationships between NNSA and outside organizations.
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 27, 2018
Radiological Assistance Program team members at 60th anniversary event.
NNSA’s Radiological Assistance Program celebrates 60 years of responsiveness
Radiological Assistance Program members, Members of Congress, colleagues, and other honored guests to celebrate the 60th anniversary of RAP.
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 24, 2018
Volunteers organize backpacks
Sandia/California rallies to deliver a record 202 backpacks to children of military families
For the fifth year in a row, Sandia Labs in California has rallied to give children of local military families a stellar start to the school year.
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 20, 2018
NNSA conducts rocket-based research in Hawaii with ‘HOT SHOT’
NNSA and Sandia National Laboratories launched a rocket in May that carried experiments to support the stockpile and increase scientific understanding
June 15, 2018
The Nuclear Security Enterprise takes in the scenery on Nature Photography Day
The National Laboratories, plants, and sites of NNSA span our beautiful nation from coast to coast.
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 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 25, 2018
Dougherty Valley High School emerged as regional champions after going undefeated during the competition. From left to right: Kenneth Moon, Amogh Gomathinyagam, Ayush Agarwal, Prem Chintalapudi, Risha Chukaraborty, and Coach Katherine Huang.
Academic aces sweep Sandia science bowl
Two schools emerged victorious at the 2018 Sandia National Laboratories Regional Science Bowls.
April 2, 2018
The Sandia winning team, from left: Ben Martinez, Zach Tenorio, Steve Black, Jared Lujan, Martin Baca, and Andrew Gough. Not pictured: Darrell Fong, Manager, Danielle Michel, and Gilbert Quintana.
Sandia’s water quality program earns six gold awards
The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority Industrial Pretreatment Program recently presented NNSA and Sandia with "Gold Awards."
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 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).