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Los Alamos Faith And Science Forum June 22-23

on June 17, 2017 - 6:58am

Distinguished Professor John Haught from Georgetown University is coming to Los Alamos June 22-23 to help answer the question,‘Why is there something rather than nothing?’ Courtesy photo

LAFSF News:

“Why is there something rather than nothing?” This question is posed by two scientists in this month’s issue of Physics Today. This question also intrigues the members of the Los Alamos Faith and Science Forum (http://www.lafsf.org/) and they have invited noted theologian, Distinguished Professor John Haught from Georgetown University, to Los Alamos to help answer it.

Professor Haught will be

LAMS/LAHS Students Explore STEM Careers At UNM-Los Alamos

on June 16, 2017 - 3:45pm
The class poses at the ‘Solar Tree’ with Ryn Herrman, standing, center, and Kelly Stewart, sitting, second from left, at the Los Alamos County Municipal Building. Photo by Kateri Morris/UNM-LA
 
UNM-LA News:
 
A group of students from the AVID program at Los Alamos Middle School were challenged to discover STEM career options during one week of engaging, activity-based learning related to the Early College High School program, funded by Los Alamos Public Schools and hosted at UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA).
 
Participants were introduced to a variety of careers to help them in making choices

Bake Sale To Assist Teacher Joy Handsberry Monday

on June 16, 2017 - 3:41pm
Courtesy photo
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
A bake sale to assist LAHS teacher Joy Handsberry is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday at Los Alamos National Bank.
 
Handberry, whose cancer returned at the end of the school year is undergoing treatment once again. She is seen here (4th from left), surrounded by staff members wearing their Peace, Love and Math t-shirts at a fundraiser from her first cancer battle. The t-shirts secretly reveal a message when you look under the bottom, "Kick the C words A word."
 
Anyone sporting the pink positivity will be happy to explain.
 
To help or make a donation,

A Robot Named Rasmussen

on June 16, 2017 - 9:06am

Looking into the robot Rasmussen at the Project Y STEM Center in the Pueblo Complex on Diamond Drive. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Members of the Project Y Team 4153 robotics club with their robot Rasmussen. Courtesy photo

 

Photo by MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Rasmussen is a robot built at the Project Y STEM Center in Los Alamos by high school students and their adult mentors. She is named after Jane Rasmussen who was a part of the Manhattan Project and used early computers at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

“Jane Rasmussen was not necessarily in the limelight but she

Pinon Park Pool Offers Summer Swim Lessons

on June 15, 2017 - 7:09am
Swim lessons taking place at Pinon Park Pool last year. Courtesy photo
 
PPP News:
 
“Pinon Park Pool is the perfect place for your kids to learn to swim outdoors this summer,” Manager Jeremy Goettee said.
 
Swim lessons start next week and cater to participants of all ages and abilities, from introducing babies to water, to small children becoming comfortable immersing their faces, to learning basic swim strokes, and advanced-level learning butterfly, diving, and water safety techniques.
 
“This year, we are limiting class sizes to just six participants to optimize the

Upcoming CaveSim Adventure At Nature Center

on June 15, 2017 - 6:36am
Try out caving at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy photo

ENVIRONMENT News:

Delve into a simulated world of caves 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 24 at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

This is the perfect opportunity to crawl through 60-foot tunnels, observe vertical rope climbing demos, and practice rescue missions. The electronic simulator will track your movements so you can learn what it takes to access some of the most remote places on Earth.

To add to the adventure, the Classic Air Medial helicopter will land at 9:30 a.m. at the nature center.

Schedule For Local Vacation Bible Schools

on June 15, 2017 - 6:21am

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