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December 7, 2018
The Mercury Solar Project at Nevada National Security Site.
Nevada National Security Site finishes solar array and begins era of net-zero energy buildings
The Nevada National Security Site inaugurated the Mercury Solar Project last month, moving further down the path of sustainability.
December 4, 2018
Josh Cunningham, an NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program fellow at Y-12 National Security Complex.
Graduate Fellow Feature: Josh Cunningham
He is a participant in the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
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 28, 2018
Mid-Level Leadership Development Program participants with Mark Holecek, NNSA's Kansas City Field Office Manager and Jeff Shoulta, Deputy Manager.
Finish line in sight for mid-level NNSA leaders-in-training
The Mid-level Leadership Development Program gives participants a chance to see how the moving pieces of NNSA come together.
November 23, 2018
Black hole accretion disk
NNSA explores unsolved mysteries of science: how do black holes work?
From the massive expanse of outer space to the infinitesimal world of subatomic particles, humankind has relentlessly searched for answers.
November 21, 2018
Dr. Bella King, NNSA Graduate Fellow supporting Defense Programs
Graduate Fellow Feature: Dr. Bella King
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP) is a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
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.
November 14, 2018
Undersecretary for Nuclear Security and NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty and Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette share words of wisdom at NNSA headquarters leadership event
DOE and NNSA leaders kindle career aspirations at fireside chat
Gordon-Hagerty and Brouillette shared words of wisdom at the inaugural Aspiring Leaders Series discussion sponsored by the Women’s Empowerment Network
November 9, 2018
Phil Calbos accepts the Secretary’s Appreciation Award from NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty.
An NNSA employee salute: Thank you for your service
When one of our own reaches a major career milestone, we take the opportunity to say, “Thank you for your service.”
November 8, 2018
Radiation professionals from DOE/NNSA, REAC/TS, Environmental Protection Agency, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory joined peers at international symposium.
Radiation protection professionals focus on global communication challenges at IAEA symposium
Radiation protection professionals from around the world gather to discuss communicating with the public in the event of a radiological emergency.
November 7, 2018
Dr. Mark Walker, Nevada Field Office Fellow.
Graduate Fellow Feature: Dr. Mark Walker
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program is an opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise. Meet NGFP's Dr. Mark Walker.
November 6, 2018
The new covered firearms training facility at the Office of Secure Transportation’s Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, training command.
Office of Secure Transportation takes aim at infrastructure upgrades with new and improved firearms training facility
A firing range at the Office of Secure Transportation’s training command at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, was upgraded and expanded.
November 5, 2018
NNSA and partners discuss the benefits and challenges of securing radiological materials.
NNSA continues outreach to state and local authorities on radiological security with meeting in Boston
The NNSA Office of Radiological Security brought many of its partners together for the East Coast Radiological Security Leaders Meeting
November 2, 2018
Representatives from China, Russia, and the United States provided opening statements on the first day of Panda Warrior in Beijing.
NNSA joins Panda Warrior exercise to establish nuclear security measures for major public events
NNSA participates in four-day international workshop in Beijing to combat nuclear terrorism and strengthen emergency response.
October 31, 2018
NNSA has named Mary-Ellen Noone, Field Office Counsel for the Savannah River Field Office, as the winner of its General Counsel Legal Excellence Award.
Savannah River Office attorney wins NNSA Legal Excellence Award
Mary-Ellen Noone, Field Office Counsel for the Savannah River Field Office, is the winner of the NNSA General Counsel Legal Excellence Award.
October 24, 2018
Students and faculty from the Advanced Manufacturing Summer Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Tribal College and University students explore 3D printing and technology career planning
With support from NNSA, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln hosted students from Tribal Colleges and Universities exploring the latest in 3D printing.
October 19, 2018
How NNSA uses gamma rays to complete its missions
Gamma Rays: They're small but mighty
How does NNSA use gamma rays to fulfill its missions?
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 19, 2018
How NNSA uses X-rays to complete its missions
X-rays: More than meets the eye
How does NNSA use X-rays to accomplish its missions?
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 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.