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Wind Tunnel Tests Support Improved Aerodynamic Design of B61-12 Bomb

Sandia National Laboratories has finished eight days of testing a full-scale mock unit representing the aerodynamic characteristics of the B61-12 gravity bomb in a wind tunnel. The tests on the mock-up were done to establish the configuration that...
4/15/2014 12:00 PM EDT

Low-Cost, Hydrogen-Powered Forklifts with Rapid Refueling, Zero Emissions Coming Soon


Zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell systems soon could be powering the forklifts used in warehouses and other industrial settings at lower costs and with faster refueling times than ever before, courtesy of a partnership between Sandia National...
4/15/2014 5:00 AM EDT

Resilient Cities Focus of New Sandia, Rockefeller Foundation Pact to Help 100 Communities


Sandia National Laboratories will bring decades of experience solving problems with practical engineering and modeling complex systems to cities around the world under a new agreement to support the 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge,...
4/1/2014 8:00 AM EDT

Entrepreneur Teams with Sandia Scientists to Bring Life-Saving Vaccines to Far Reaches of the World

With technical help from Sandia National Laboratories through the New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program (NMSBA), a Santa Fe entrepreneur has developed a solar thermal icemaker to cool high-performance shipping containers that safely transport...
3/25/2014 3:00 PM EDT

Moving Technologies From the Lab to the Marketplace

Representatives from national labs, universities and business will gather for a Cleantech Open Business Briefing on March 18 at Sandia National Laboratories’ Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC) to highlight how those entities are working together...
3/13/2014 6:00 AM EDT

Sandia Pair Honored by Travis AFB for Helping Service Members, Families


Two members of Sandia National Laboratories’ Military Support Committee (MSC) in Livermore, Calif., have been awarded a special commendation in recognition of their efforts to assist enlisted families in need at Travis Air Force Base near...
3/12/2014 9:00 AM EDT

Magnetically Stimulated Flow Patterns Offer Strategy for Heat Transfer Problems

Sandia National Laboratories researchers discover how to harness magnetic fields to create vigorous, organized fluid flows in particle suspensions.
3/7/2014 10:00 AM EST

Laminar-Flow Cleanroom Inventor Honored Posthumously by National Inventors Hall of Fame


The inventor of the modern cleanroom, Willis Whitfield, will be honored posthumously by the National Inventors Hall of Fame for a technology that revolutionized manufacturing in electronics and pharmaceuticals, made hospital operating rooms safer...
3/4/2014 12:00 PM EST

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