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Two Los Alamos Scientists Honored by AAAS

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Prominent researchers Angel E. Garcia and Laura Smilowitz of Los Alamos National Laboratory have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a Fellow of AAAS is an honor bestowed upon Association...
21-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Quantum Dots Amplify Light with Electrical Pumping

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In a breakthrough development, Los Alamos scientists have shown that they can successfully amplify light using electrically excited films of the chemically synthesized semiconductor nanocrystals known as quantum dots.
20-Nov-2017 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Eight Los Alamos innovations win R&D 100 Awards

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Eight Los Alamos National Laboratory technologies won R&D 100 Awards last week at R&D Magazine’s annual ceremony in Orlando, Florida.
20-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Observatory in Mexico Sheds Light on Origin of Excess Positrons in Outer Space

Using new data from the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Gamma-Ray Observatory in Mexico, researchers have ruled out two pulsars previously believed to be the source of excess positrons just above the Earth’s atmosphere.
16-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scalable Clusters Make HPC R&D Easy as Raspberry Pi

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A quest to help the systems software community work on very large supercomputers without having to actually test on them has spawned an affordable, scalable system using thousands of inexpensive Raspberry Pi nodes.
13-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

First-Ever U.S. Experiments at New X-Ray Facility May Lead to Better Explosive Modeling

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For the first time in the U.S., time-resolved small-angle x-ray scattering (TRSAXS) is used to observe ultra-fast carbon clustering and graphite and nanodiamond production in the insensitive explosive Plastic Bonded Explosive (PBX) 9502, potentially...
6-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Seven Los Alamos Scientists Honored as APS Fellows

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LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Oct. 26, 2017—Seven scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory were tapped this year as new Fellows of the American Physical Society (APS), a significant honor for the Laboratory and its people. The honorees are Christopher J....
26-Oct-2017 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Los Alamos Scientists, Engineers Receive 2017 Fellows Prizes

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Five Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have been awarded the Laboratory’s prestigious Fellows Prize in the areas of science or engineering research and leadership
19-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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