Echo Amphitheater north of Abiquiu. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com
True blue New Mexico sky above Echo Amphitheater. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com
The landscape near Abiquiu shows off its color against the true blue sky. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com
It just doesn’t get much bluer than this. The fall sky surrounds Echo Amphitheater. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com
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SANTA FE – Fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest have started operations on the 1,950-acre Stable Mesa prescribed burn, blacklining the perimeter of the treatment area. If conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, are favorable, the expectation is to complete ignitions this weekend.
The Stable Mesa unit is located about 5 miles northwest of Jemez Springs, 8 miles north of Gilman and 6 miles west of La Cueva.
Prescribed fires are one of the most effective tools available to resource managers for restoring
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To gauge the financial impact of doing more with less energy — the average American household spends at least $2,000 per year on utilities and another $1,900 on motor fuel and oil — WalletHub’s analysts compared the auto- and home-energy efficiency
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The Karen Wray Gallery in downtown Los Alamos invites the community to “Phillip Noll, The Four Corners: A Photographic Exhibition,” Oct. 20 through Nov. 19 with an Opening Reception 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20.
For award-winning photographer Phillip Noll, “four corners” has many meanings. For the past two decades Phillip has been building a portfolio of images representing “The Four Corners.” Predominantly from the Colorado Plateau, these
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The New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) appeared to backpedal Tuesday on proposed changes to the New Mexico Science Education Standards, which are at odds with the Next Generation Science Standards developed by a consortium of states and the National Academy of Sciences.
New Mexico would be the 19th state to adopt the Standards.
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Laboratory Fellows Prize recipients from top left,Tess Light, Nikolai Sinitsyn and Harshini Mukundan. Bottom, from left: Eric Flynn and Brian Albright. Courtesy/LANL
- Flynn, Mukundan, Sinitsyn, Albright and Light honored for outstanding research, leadership
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: Eric Flynn, Harshini Mukundan and Nikolai Sinitsyn were awarded the Fellows’ Prize for Outstanding Research, and Brian Albright and Tess Light
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4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approval of the Sept. 21, 2017, Environmental Sustainability Board Minutes Presenters: John Bliss
- Eco Station Night Sky Cooling Technology Presenters: Anthony Strain and John Bliss
- Review and Discuss the Environmental Sustainability
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Interested in magnetism? Join us to learn more at Science On Tap, at 5:30 p.m. today at UnQuarked Wine Bar, 145 Central Park Square.
Ross McDonald, with the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory’s Pulsed Field Facility at Los Alamos, will talk about the motivation for using high magnetic fields for materials research. With applications ranging from trying to understand high temperature superconductivity to learning fundamental information about metals, he’ll cover the challenges and advantages of working with these incredibly strong fields. He may even bring a demonstration
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Doug Hintze, head of Environmental Management at the Los Alamos Field Office addresses Regional Coalition of LANL Communities board members Friday at their quarterly meeting in Espanola. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com
Topping the list of main priorities for Fiscal Year 2017 is enhancing oversight and maintaining focus on safety, efficiency and transparency, said Doug Hintze, manager of the Department of Energy’s Environmental Management at the Los Alamos Field Office.
Hintze told board members
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