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From Afghanistan to Alaska with atmosphere in between

For Justin LaPierre, helping maintain an atmospheric research station at the northern tip of Alaska is “eerily reminiscent” of being deployed in the deserts of Afghanistan — just much colder. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, LaPierre has worked as...
5-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Advanced microscopy reveals unusual DNA structure

An advanced imaging technique reveals new structural details of S-DNA, ladder-like DNA that forms when the molecule experiences extreme tension. This work conducted at Sandia National Laboratories and Vrije University in the Netherlands provides the...
30-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sandia research focuses on ‘switching on’ iron in clay minerals

Sandia National Laboratories researchers have discovered the mechanism to “switch on” iron residing in clay mineral structures, leading to the understanding of how to make iron reactive under oxygen-free conditions.This research will help...
23-Oct-2019 1:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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National Hispanic science and engineering organization honors two Sandia researchers

Materials scientist Nic Argibay and health and safety senior manager Rafael Gonzalez were honored for leadership and achievement in science, technology, engineering and math.
22-Oct-2019 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Armoring satellites to survive and operate through attacks

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories launched a seven-year mission campaign this month to develop the science, technology and architecture needed for autonomous satellite protection systems. The campaign, called STARCS (Science and...
21-Oct-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hate to Wait? Sandia Looks to Speed Up Climate Research

Sandia National Laboratories has awarded Kelsey DiPietro a Jill Hruby Fellowship to speed up climate research. The applied mathematician has proposed a way to make computer models more efficient — improving accuracy without increasing time or...
17-Oct-2019 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Engineering success by predicting failure

Around the world, materials scientists and engineers are trying different ways to predict fractures in ductile metals, but it’s not clear which approach is most accurate. To compare the different methods, researchers at Sandia National...
16-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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American Indian Science and Engineering Society recognizes early-career Sandia engineer

Geoscience engineer Dylan Moriarty has been named the 2019 Most Promising Engineer or Scientist by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society. The award is given to an American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, First...
15-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Fields of gold

Sandia National Laboratories ecologist Jennifer Payne is one of two Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioners in New Mexico, a title held by only 150 people in the country. With an eye for vegetation, she helps protect lands and upholds labs...
4-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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700,000 submunitions demilitarized by Sandia-designed robotics system

More than 700,000 Multiple Launch Rocket System submunitions have been demilitarized since the Army started using an automated nine-robot system conceptualized, built and programmed by Sandia National Laboratories engineers.
21-Feb-2019 12:00 PM EST

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Second Act: Sandia retirees band together to help small businesses with tech challenges

Technology Retirees Economic Catalysts (TREC) was established to connect Sandia National Laboratories retirees with small businesses that need technical and other expertise.
23-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST

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New Radiation Detectors Developed at Sandia Used for New START Inspections

Sandia National Laboratories recently designed and produced new radiation detection equipment for New START Treaty monitoring. New START is a treaty between the United States and Russia that, among other limits, reduces the deployed nuclear...
1-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST

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Reducing the Traffic Jam in Batteries

LIVERMORE, Calif. – Research at Sandia National Laboratories has identified a major obstacle to advancing solid-state lithium-ion battery performance in small electronics: the flow of lithium ions across battery interfaces.Sandia’s three-year...
12-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

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Radiation Security Team From Sandia Works Behind the Scenes at Events to Protect Public

Richard Stump has been to five Super Bowls and hasn’t seen a single pass, run or touchdown. Stump works security — a very special kind of security — at large public events. He’s a senior scientist on Sandia National Laboratories’...
14-Nov-2016 11:45 AM EST

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X-Ray Vision: Bomb Techs Strengthen Their Hand with Sandia’s XTK Software

An image-processing and analysis software developed at Sandia National Laboratories has swept the ranks of the country’s bomb squads. Called XTK, it has spread through the military and emergency response communities so rapidly that it’s now in...
6-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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