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Arctic Greening Thaws Permafrost, Boosts Runoff

A new collaborative study has investigated Arctic shrub-snow interactions to obtain a better understanding of the far north’s tundra and vast permafrost system. Incorporating extensive in situ observations, Los Alamos National Laboratory...
17-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Newly Detected Microquasar Gamma-Rays ‘Call for New Ideas’

The first-ever detection of highly energetic radiation from a microquasar has astrophysicists scrambling for new theories to explain the extreme particle acceleration. A microquasar is a black hole that gobbles up debris from a nearby companion star...
4-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New space instrument goes for a spin

Scientists and engineers at Los Alamos National Laboratory are using a unique centrifuge facility to evaluate a flight-ready telemetry system for evaluating a nuclear weapons test missile launch.
27-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Public Lectures Explore the Impact of Particle Accelerators

Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellow Bruce Carlsten will explore the ways particle accelerators can improve our lives in three Frontiers in Science public lectures beginning September 17 in Albuquerque.
11-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Bird Communities Dwindle on New Mexico’s Pajarito Plateau

Researchers have found declines in the number and diversity of bird populations at nine sites surveyed in northern New Mexico, where eight species vanished over time while others had considerably dropped.
15-Aug-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Computer simulations predict the spread of HIV

In a recently published study in the journal Nature Microbiology, researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory show that computer simulations can accurately predict the transmission of HIV across populations, which could aid in preventing the...
1-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Los Alamos Chemist Elected Fellow of the American Chemical Society

Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellow Jaqueline Loetsch Kiplinger has been announced as a fellow of the American Chemical Society. She is among 51 new fellows for the nation’s key chemistry organization and is one of only seven from Los Alamos in...
24-Jul-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Promising Los Alamos Innovations Take the Spotlight

Los Alamos scientist Bette Korber was recently honored with the 2018 Richard P. Feynman Innovation Prize for her ground-breaking HIV vaccine designs. Korber was recognized at a ceremony that celebrates the “Next Big Idea” – scientific...
24-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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