An Oppie Look-Alike Contestant stands next to the famous statues of Laboratory Director J. Robert Oppenheimer and General Leslie Groves on Fuller Lodge Lawn. Courtesy Photo
J. Robert Oppenheimer
SCIENCE FEST News:
J. Robert Oppenheimer, nicknamed Oppie, was the famous Manhattan Project Laboratory Director whose name and image has become synonymous with “Los Alamos and scientific genius.”
Grab your Oppie-hat and be at the Fuller Lodge Lawn patio, 1 p.m., Saturday, July 14, for your chance to win a SelfieDrone 7s!
The 2018 Los Alamos ScienceFest (July 11-15) is packed with something for everyone, and the Oppie Look-Alike Contest takes place during the biggest day, which is Discovery Day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, July 14, at Ashley Pond Park and Fuller Lodge Lawn.
For more ScienceFest information, and the latest event schedule, visit LosAlamosScienceFestival.com. For those interested in registering a STEAM-related demonstration, registration is open until July 5 and information can be found here. For information on all there is to see and do in Los Alamos, go to VisitLosAlamos.org.
The Los Alamos ScienceFest Committee thanks all sponsors and Signature Sponsor, New Mexico Magazine, who are making this event possible.
A SelfieDrone 7s waits for the winner of the Oppie Look-Alike Contest. Courtesy Image