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October 18, 2018
How NNSA uses ultraviolet light to complete its missions.
Ultraviolet: Other wavelengths pale in comparison
How does NNSA use UV light to complete its missions?
October 17, 2018
Jay Tilden speaks about taking control of your career
A roadmap for success – NNSA debuts new career path
The new Foreign Affairs Specialist career path is a significant milestone in the recruitment, development, and retention of NNSA's workforce.
October 17, 2018
Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program Director Admiral James Frank Caldwell Jr. addresses crowd at the Center for Strategic & International Studies.
Symposium shines spotlight on the Nuclear Navy our Nation needs
Adm. Frank Caldwell of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program discussed the strategic advantages of using nuclear power in the Navy.
October 17, 2018
NNSA uses visible light to complete its missions.
Visible Light: Eye-opening research at NNSA
The rainbow of radiation observable to the human eye makes up about 0.0035 percent. 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 NNSA uses microwaves in its missions
Microwaves: Not just for popcorn
The Y-12 National Security Complex has developed a technology that uses microwave sintering, bonding, and assembly techniques for manufacturing metal.
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.
October 5, 2018
NNSA trained more than 250 law enforcement personnel what to do in case of radioactive material theft.
NNSA provides emergency response training at Bay Area’s Urban Shield 2018
NNSA trained 250 San Francisco Bay Bay Area emergency responders how respond to an attempted theft of radioactive sources.
October 2, 2018
NNSA and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory staff tour the newly refurbished radiochemistry laboratory.
LLNL renovates four Cold War-era radiochemistry laboratories
NNSA and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory staff recently got an early peek at four newly renovated radiochemistry laboratories.
September 28, 2018
Kansas City National Security Campus' 2018 MSIPP summer interns
Program manager sees education enrichment come to fruition
NNSA's MSIPP manager traveled to KCNSC and NETL to see the benefit of the program on its participants.
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 25, 2018
Participants learn how to use the Active Well Coincidence Counter, an IAEA inspection tool, to measure uranium at Los Alamos National Laboratory in July.
Training preps countries for nuclear material measurements and bolsters nonproliferation network
NNSA provided basic training to nearly a dozen African and Asian countries on measuring and characterizing nuclear materials at Los Alamos.
September 24, 2018
By analyzing certain characteristics of an online form required for all exports, NNSA has developed "fingerprints" for dual-use goods, which allows authorities to focus on likely items.
NNSA develops ‘fingerprinting’ technique for exports to keep WMD building blocks out of the wrong hands
NNSA works with experts to keep adversaries from illicitly acquiring dual-use goods.
September 21, 2018
Scott Thomas, DOE/NNSA EOC Consolidated Emergency Operations Center Emergency Management Specialist (Watch Officer)
Preparedness Profile: Scott Thomas
Meet Scott Thomas, DOE/NNSA EOC Consolidated Emergency Operations Center Emergency Management Specialist (Watch Officer).
September 21, 2018
NNSA’s Aviation Award recipients
NNSA’s aviation program soars again
the General Services Administration presented NNSA with two awards for its exceptional aviation work.
September 19, 2018
Participants of the U.S.-Japan Nuclear Security Working Group met in Tokyo to discuss cooperative efforts on nuclear security.
U.S.-Japan working group focuses on strengthening security of nuclear materials
NNSA participated in the ninth meeting of the United States-Japan Nuclear Security Working Group in Tokyo on Aug. 30.
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.
September 14, 2018
Y-12 National Security Campus’s “Building Partnerships for a Sustainable Future” Strategic Partnerships for Sustainability Award winners (from left) Gene Sievers, Tim Hutson, Nathan Wallace, Bud Slaven,  Jason Phillips, Don Peters,  Joe Duncan,  Halen Phi
DOE honors sustainability pioneers throughout NNSA labs and sites
Innovative thinkers across the Nuclear Security Enterprise were recently recognized for their outstanding contributions in sustainability.
September 14, 2018
Dr. Fred Harper of Brookhaven National Lab working with Indian counterparts during the field exercise portion of the workshop
NNSA leads technical exchange for Government of India on dirty bomb response
NNSA emergency response experts traveled to India to lead a workshop exploring a scenario involving a “dirty bomb”, or radiological dispersal device
September 11, 2018
Livermore Field Office Manager Peter Rodrik delivers Rodriguez a citation from NNSA Administrator Lisa Gordon-Hagerty for his quick thinking during an incident in May.
NNSA recognizes LLNL security police officer with award for his quick thinking
NNSA Administrator Lisa Gordon-Hagerty recognized LLNL Security Police Officer Michael Rodriguez for his quick thinking during an incident in May.
September 10, 2018
Brandon Charles Bielhy, Contractor Emergency Manager for the Department of Energy Headquarters Emergency Management Team.
Preparedness Profile: Brandon Charles Bielhy
Brandon Charles Bielhy, Contractor Emergency Manager for the Department of Energy Headquarters Emergency Management Team
September 10, 2018
John Crapo, Deputy Program Manager, Consequence Management Program, Office of Nuclear Incident Response.
Preparedness Profile: John Crapo
Meet John Crapo, Deputy Program Manager, Consequence Management Program, Office of Nuclear Incident Response.
September 10, 2018
William Bruce Carrier III
Preparedness Profile: Will Carrier
Meet William Bruce Carrier III, Headquarters Protective Force.
September 10, 2018
Students from Prairie View A&M University and Tennessee State University discuss the group project.
Summer computational modeling workshop enriches minority students’ education
Prairie View A&M and Tennessee State University students spent two weeks exploring the digital world while learning from National Labs scientists.