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LANL: Data Mining Digs Up Hidden Clues To Major California Earthquake Triggers

on April 18, 2019 - 3:58pm

A historic image of quake damage in Long Beach, Calif., 1933. COurtesy/W.L. Huber, USGS. Public domain

 

LANL News:

 

A powerful computational study of southern California seismic records has revealed detailed information about a plethora of previously undetected small earthquakes, giving a more precise picture about stress in the earth’s crust.

 

A new publicly available catalog of these findings will help seismologists better understand the stresses triggering the larger earthquakes that occasionally rock the region. 

 

“It’s very difficult to unpack what triggers larger

Farewell To Los Alamos Historical Society Retiring Executive Director Heather McClenahan

on April 18, 2019 - 10:10am

Los Alamos Historical Society Executive Director Heather McClenahan bids farewell Monday to Oppie and Groves. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos Historical Society Executive Director Heather McClenahan will retire from full-time museum work April 26. She became executive director in May 2011, following the retirement of Hedy Dunn.

During an interview Monday with the Los Alamos Daily Post, McClenahan spoke about her most “spectacular day” on the job.

“I remember it well … Nov.

AHF Launches ‘Oak Ridge Innovations’ Program

on April 18, 2019 - 9:50am
Atomic Heritage Foundation News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. “Nuclear medicine, nuclear energy, nuclear weapons. All of that goes back to Oak Ridge,” explains Denise Kiernan, bestselling author of The Girls of Atomic City. Oak Ridge, Tenn. has been a center for nuclear research since General Leslie Groves selected it as the Manhattan Project’s uranium enrichment site in 1942.
 
Today, Oak Ridge is the home of many leading scientific and engineering research facilities, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
 
The Atomic Heritage Foundation (AHF) has launched a new online interpretive program,

DOE Releases Sources Sought For Environmental Management Idaho Cleanup Project

on April 16, 2019 - 4:38pm
DOE News:
 
CINCINNATI, Ohio The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wednesday issued a Sources Sought for the Environmental Management (EM) Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) - Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Licensing and Other Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) Program Mission Objectives, and Facility Decontamination and Decommissioning (D&D) Requirements at the DOE Idaho National Lab (INL) Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) Site in southeast Idaho.
 
The EM ICP mission objectives are currently being performed by Fluor Idaho, LLC and Spectra Tech Inc.; and expire March 31, 2021 and May 31, 2021,

Manhattan Project NHP Superintendent Attends Friends Of MPNHP Annual Meeting In Los Alamos

on April 15, 2019 - 10:33am

Manhattan Project National Historical Park Superintendent Kris Kirby, back row third from left, traveled from Denver to attend the annual board meeting Thursday of the Friends of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park – Los Alamos. During the meeting, the board elected new officers and board members including, front row from left, Dr. Ben Neal, Shannon C’de Baca and David Jolly. Back row from left, newly elected President Rick Reiss, Heather McClenahan, Kirby, newly elected Vice President Kristin Henderson, Liddie Martinez, re-elected Treasurer Ron Wilkins and board member Carol A.

Teens Take Over The Bradbury Friday Night!

on April 15, 2019 - 8:59am

The Bradbury Science Museum at 1350 Central Ave. Courtesy photo

BSMA Teen Advisory Board News:

The first ever Teen Night is happening at the Bradbury Science Museum, 5-7 p.m. Friday, April 19.

Created by the Bradbury Science Museum Association (BSMA) Teen Advisory Board, the event will have free food (catered by Sirphey!), a Bill Nye screening, remote control robots from the local FTC team (the Hawks), trivia and more. All high schoolers are welcome.

The BSMA Teen Advisory Board was created this year by Los Alamos High School junior Eleanor Henderson for her Girl Scout Gold Award project.

Draft Environmental Assessment For LANL Photovoltaic System Available To Public

on April 15, 2019 - 8:21am
LANL News:
 
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has prepared a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) to analyze the proposed construction and operation of a 10 megawatts (MW) ground-mounted solar photovoltaic system (PV) and associated power transmission line within an existing power transmission line corridor.
 
The EA also analyzes the No Action Alternative of not constructing the PV.
 
The proposed PV location is on approximately 55-60 acres of which around 50 acres are within a

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