Daily Postcard: Autumn scene on the grounds of the Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints late Friday afternoon at 366 Grand Canyon Dr., in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Community Spirituality Environment
A hawk is lifting spirits all around Los Alamos Oct. 8 as it stands in a birdbath at a residence on Piedra Loop in the La Senda neighborhood in White Rock. Photo by Laura Keith-Fife
The hawk continues lifting spirits Oct. 8 as it spends time in a tree at a residence on Piedra Loop in the La Senda neighborhood in White Rock. Photo by Laura Keith-Fife
If you look to the skies – Mars rises in the east at sunset, is at its highest at midnight, and sets in the west at sunrise. Pictured here is the planet Mars about 6:15 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, in the western skies viewed from White Rock. Mars is a fiery red and very wonderful sight all night long. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs
NASA’s diagram of Mars opposition shows the Sun, the Earth and Mars lining up every two years. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Stargazers perk up — Mars is getting big and bright the coming week, as the sun, Earth and Mars line up close to a new moon on the night of Oct. 13.
Los Alamos Middle School riders from left, Head Coach Mary Grow, Coach Monica Witt, Noah Bane, Ian Vest, Colter Witt, Cam McDonald, Calvin Grow, Sam Allen, Ensley Jorgenson, Hyla McKown (not pictured Coach Jon McDonald, Mikey Bane, Ben Foley). Courtesy photo
Los Alamos High School riders from left, Head Coach Mary Grow, Carter Watkins, Esther Grow, Addy Witt, Nathan McCulloch, Seth Javernick, Haiden Jorgenson, Josh Grow, Tommy Oldham, Josh Moulton, Coach Travis Moulton (Not pictured Coach Justin Jorgenson, Coach Eric Witt, Benjamin Jean, Logan Perez). Courtesy photo
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and U.S. Department of Energy’s Under Secretary for Nuclear Security, visited two sites Thursday within the Naval Nuclear Laboratory Enterprise.
One of NNSA’s three mission pillars is to provide the U.S. Navy with safe, militarily-effective naval nuclear propulsion plants, supporting both submarines and aircraft carriers.
This mission is executed through the Naval Reactors program, which has joint leadership from
Six LANL physicists elected American Physical Society Fellows, top row from lef, Luis Chacon, Andrea Favalli and Ralph Menikoff. Bottom row from left, Andrea Palounek, Nicolai Sinitsyn and Blas Uberuaga. Courtesy/LANL
Six Los Alamos National Laboratory physicists have been elected Fellows of the American Physical Society this year. The Lab’s 2020 APS Fellows are Luis Chacon, Andrea Favalli, Ralph Menikoff, Andrea Palounek, Nikolai Sinitsyn, and Blas Uberuaga.
“I’m pleased to see six members of our technical staff recognized through their election as Fellows of the American
Eun Joo (Sarah) Park of Los Alamos National Laboratory is honored for her work on high-temperature fuel cells. Courtesy/LANL
Eun Joo (Sarah) Park has won the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Office post-doctoral award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office for her work at Los Alamos advancing fuel-cell technology.
Fuel cells are a clean technology that cleanly and efficiently produce electricity from the chemical energy of hydrogen or another fuel, with water and heat as the only byproducts.
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