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New findings point to an Earth-like environment on ancient Mars

A research team using the ChemCam instrument onboard NASA’s Curiosity rover discovered higher-than-usual amounts of manganese in lakebed rocks within Gale Crater on Mars, which indicates that the sediments were formed in a river, delta, or near...
1-May-2024 9:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Using AI to develop enhanced cybersecurity measures

A research team at Los Alamos National Laboratory is using artificial intelligence to address several critical shortcomings in large-scale malware analysis, making significant advancements in the classification of Microsoft Windows malware and...
16-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Atmospheric pressure changes could be driving Mars’ elusive methane pulses

New research shows that atmospheric pressure fluctuations that pull gases up from underground could be responsible for releasing subsurface methane into Mars’ atmosphere; knowing when and where to look for methane can help the Curiosity rover...
24-Jan-2024 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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AI breakthrough creates images from nothing

A new, potentially revolutionary artificial intelligence framework called “Blackout Diffusion” generates images from a completely empty picture, meaning that the machine-learning algorithm, unlike other generative diffusion models, does not...
11-Jan-2024 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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First hints of nuclear fission in cosmos revealed by models, observations

The elements above iron on the periodic table are thought to be created in cataclysmic explosions like the merger of two neutron stars or in rare classes of supernovae. New research suggests fission may operate in the cosmos during the creation of...
7-Dec-2023 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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2 labs at Los Alamos National Laboratory get green certifications

Two labs within Los Alamos National Laboratory have earned recognition for their sustainability-conscious culture: the Chain Lab in Genomics and Bioanalytics and the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT).
16-Nov-2023 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New open community effort supports open-source, scalable systems management

Recognizing the challenges of running sophisticated applications including complex simulations, data analytics, artificial intelligence and heterogenous workflows at scale in hybrid computing environments, multiple institutions are forming an...
14-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Today’s Los Alamos employees play Manhattan Project ‘Labbies’ in Christopher Nolan’s ‘Oppenheimer’

On various sets around New Mexico in 2022, Los Alamos National Laboratory employees talked science and bumped fists with celebrities.
14-Sep-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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