Director Charlie McMillan
In a memo sent to all employees Friday, Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan announced that he will call an all hands meeting at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
On the agenda is information regarding the budget.
In early December, with LANL facing a potential budget shortfall of $200 million, McMillan formed a panel to oversee spending cuts. He appointed Lab Executive Director Rich Marquez to head up the Laboratory Integrated Stewardship Council, created to make staffing and spending decisions and approvals Read More
FY 2013 Budget Request Seeks $11.5 Billion to Achieve President Obama’s Nuclear Security Objectives, Shape Future of Nuclear Security
WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Administrator Thomas D’Agostino today highlighted the strong support for NNSA in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Request, which was delivered to Congress earlier today. The $11.5 billion budget request will help NNSA achieve the President’s nuclear security objectives, including his four-year goal to secure vulnerable nuclear material around the world. The request represents an increase of 4.9 percent over the FY 2012 appropriation.
“The President’s budget continues Read More
J. Robert Oppenheimer and Leslie Groves at remains of the Trinity test in September 1945. Photo/wikipedia.com
Action 7 News recently obtained never-before-seen film of the scientists and their families who came to Los Alamos during World War II to construct the first atomic bomb as part of the Manhattan Project.
Check out the amazing footage:
Bill Enloe, left, with Dr. George Cowan at the Santa Fe Institute in December. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Santa Fe Institute founder Dr. George A. Cowan and SFI board member Bill Enloe discussed their unique history in an interview on the Behind the White Coat science program in December.
Cowan is a founding director of Los Alamos National Bank and was its chairman for 30 years. Enloe has spent his professional career with LANB and serves as chairman and chief executive officer.
Cowan is a research scientist, academician, businessman and philanthropist. He is a Lifetime Read More