As part of its mission of ensuring the nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile is safe, secure and effective as a deterrent, Sandia National Laboratories must make sure crucial parts can function if they’re hit by radiation, especially a type called...
22-Jul-2014 5:20 PM EDT
Sandia radiation effects researcher Jim Schwank has won the 2014 IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society Merit Award, which recognizes outstanding technical contributions to the fields of nuclear and plasma sciences.
17-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT
Vehicle Fuel Efficiency, Biofuels, Climate Change to Be Explored by World’s Leading Combustion Scientists
Nearly 1,500 of the world’s foremost fuels and combustion scientists and engineers will gather in San Francisco on Aug. 3-8 for the 35th International Symposium on Combustion, a biennial event sponsored by the Combustion Institute and locally...
14-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT
A study by researchers at Sandia National Laboratories concludes that a number of existing gas stations in California can safely store and dispense hydrogen, suggesting a broader network of hydrogen fueling stations may be within reach.
8-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Mechanical force -- about the same that raises the numerals on credit cards -- proves to be a much more varied and ecological creator of nanostructures than the current method of choice, chemistry, with its unvarying results and harmful chemical...
27-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Sandia National Laboratories is transferring its IED detector, a highly modified MiniSAR system mounted on unmanned aerial vehicles, to the U.S. Army to support combat military personnel,
26-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Sandia researchers have come up with a way to make titanium-dioxide nanoparticles, which have a variety of uses in everything from solar cells to LEDs. Titanium-dioxide nanoparticles show great promise, but industry has largely shunned them in the...
17-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT
An Albuquerque startup company has licensed a Sandia National Laboratories technology that offers a way to make molybdenum-99, a key radioactive isotope needed for diagnostic imaging in nuclear medicine, in the United States.
16-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT