Two Forums Packed with Information and Resources for LANL Employees Eligible for Voluntary Separation Set for Thursday
UNM-LA SBDC News:
The UNM- Los Alamos Small Business Development Center is hosting two community forums this week to provide LANL employees eligible for voluntary separation with information about opportunities and resources available to them.
Both forums take place on Thursday, March 15:
- The first forum will is noon–1 p.m., in conference room #202A at the Los Alamos Research Park, 4200 West Jemez Road.
- The second forum is 5:30-6:30 p.m. at The Hive, 134 State Road 4 in White Rock.
The forums will include representatives from organizations with resources available to help scientists
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Former New York Times Reporter to Talk on State of Nuclear Threats and Possibility of a Nuclear 9-11
Former New York Times reporter Philip Taubman talks about the current state of nuclear threats, including Pakistan, North Korea, Iran, and the possibility of a nuclear 9-11 at a presentation beginning at 6 p.m. March 15 at Los National Laboratory’s Bradbury Science Museum.
Taubman also will talk about his newly published book, “The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb.”
The talk is open to the public; seating is limited to 100.
Taubman is a former Moscow and Washington, D.C., bureau chief for the New York Times.
He worked at the Times for more than 30 years
Los Alamos National Laboratory is hosting three Northern New Mexico community forums about the Lab’s voluntary workforce separation program now under way.
The public is invited to ask questions and get answers about Lab workforce action starting Monday, March 12.
Employees, spouses and the general public are welcome to attend.
Lab officials will be on hand to answer questions:
- March 12 in Pojoaque, 6-7:30 p.m., Cities of Gold Conference Center
- March 13 in Española, 6-7:30 p.m., Nick L. Salazar Center for the Arts, Northern New Mexico College
- March 14 in Los Alamos, 6-7:30 p.m.,
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By James Theiler, LANL
James Theiler of the Space and Remote Sensing Sciences Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory is presenting a talk at 12:15 p.m. Friday in the
Medium Conference Room at the Santa Fe Institute:
Abstract: The composite hypothesis testing problem is one of the great unsolved problems of statistics — but it is not unsolved because it is particularly hard; it is unsolved because it is fundamentally ambiguous. It is also enormously useful: it lies at the core of what it means to do science, and provides a nice framework to do target detection in multispectral imagery.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announces the successful completion of the “International Workshop on Nuclear Forensics Methodologies,” held at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Washington, and conducted in partnership with the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Office of Nuclear Security. The technical workshop brought together 24 participants from 12 countries — Argentina, Brazil, China, Georgia, Hungary, Japan, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Turkey,
Mushroom-shaped cloud and water column from the underwater Baker nuclear explosion of July 25, 1946. Photo taken from a tower on Bikini Island, 3.5 miles away. Courtesy Photo
Los Alamos Historical Society News:
Dr. John C. Hopkins will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Fuller Lodge on “The Cold War and U.S. Nuclear Weapons: From My Perspective” as part of the Los Alamos Historical Society’s 2011-2012 lecture series.
“Nuclear weapons, and hence Los Alamos, played a major role during the Cold War.
Immediately after World War II, the task at Los Alamos was to rebuild the staff
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Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of stories about the important role engineers play at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
February is National Engineers Month and several local engineers recently appeared on the Behind the White Coat Program now airing on PAC 8 to spotlight the role engineering plays at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Steve Girrens, LANL’s associate director for engineering participated in the five-part