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This #holiday season, @Livermore_Lab employees broke a new record in #charitable giving. Nearly $4 million in #donations...
12/28/2020
Lab campaign raises record $3.9 million for charities | Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

This #holiday season, @Livermore_Lab employees broke a new record in #charitable giving. Nearly $4 million in #donations marks the highest amount collected in the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign’s 45-year history. Nice work, #Livermore! #HappyHolidays
https://www.llnl.gov/news/lab-campaign-raises-record-39-million-charities

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) employees, along with Lawrence Livermore National Security (LLNS), LLC, donated more than $3.9 million to charitable organizations via the annual employee giving program, the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign. This is the highest dollar amo...

John von Neumann was born #OnThisDay in 1903. Called the most gifted mathematician of his time, he was key member of the...
12/28/2020

John von Neumann was born #OnThisDay in 1903. Called the most gifted mathematician of his time, he was key member of the #ManhattanProject and later drove key #weapons and #computing advances. #HPC
https://bit.ly/3aOIx9G

Charles #Babbage was born #OnThisDay in 1792. This London-born mathematician designed and built the forerunners to the m...
12/26/2020

Charles #Babbage was born #OnThisDay in 1792. This London-born mathematician designed and built the forerunners to the modern digital #computer. #computing #HPC
https://bit.ly/3rhR3Uy

12/25/2020
Happy Holidays from NNSA

#NNSA and the #Nuclear #Security Enterprise wish you #peace and #prosperity during this holiday season.

#TBT 1951: Kansas City National Security Campus employees from Department 65 enjoy a #holiday party in the cafeteria. #H...
12/24/2020

#TBT 1951: Kansas City National Security Campus employees from Department 65 enjoy a #holiday party in the cafeteria. #HappyHolidays

#Rudolph the Red-Nosed #Reindeer would be proud! #NNSA's labs, plants, and sites are dedicated stewards of the land. Lea...
12/24/2020
The Mule Deer and Antelope of the NNSS

#Rudolph the Red-Nosed #Reindeer would be proud! #NNSA's labs, plants, and sites are dedicated stewards of the land. Learn how the Nevada National Security Site monitors pronghorn antelope and mule deer to ensure safety.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYmK-rDXbzc

Home to more than 1,500 species—from spring snails, to big horn sheep, to mountain lions—the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) has an extensive wildlife p...

#Tistheseason! Y-12 National Security Complex team members helped spiffy up Anderson County's #Holiday Bureau. Since 194...
12/23/2020

#Tistheseason! Y-12 National Security Complex team members helped spiffy up Anderson County's #Holiday Bureau. Since 1945, the Holiday Bureau, has provided toys, books, games, food, and more to families in need. #happyholidays
https://bit.ly/38y62kz

#NNSA's Office of Radiological Security's 2020 Cities Initiative made 64 major cities across the United States safer. Wa...
12/23/2020
Office of Radiological Security: Intro

#NNSA's Office of Radiological Security's 2020 Cities Initiative made 64 major cities across the United States safer. Watch how ORS put three strategies to work to secure our businesses, communities, and country. #ProtectRemoveReduce
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPoxssidgqI

NNSA’s Office of Radiological Security (ORS) works to prevent high-activity radiological materials from being used in acts of terrorism. ORS uses three strat...

#DidYouKnow at one point, a computer was a job description not a machine? In this video, #ManhattanProject veterans talk...
12/23/2020
Human Computers

#DidYouKnow at one point, a computer was a job description not a machine? In this video, #ManhattanProject veterans talk about working as “human computers” at Los Alamos National Laboratory using complex formulas related to #nuclear #fission. Manhattan Project National Historical Park
https://youtu.be/p5aZPgYM7nc

Los Alamos National Laboratory physicist James L. Smith discusses how the word “computer” has changed since World War II. Manhattan Project veterans Jean Bac...

#DidYouKnow that earlier this year, #NNSA received the Federal Laboratory Consortium Midwest Regional Interagency Partne...
12/22/2020

#DidYouKnow that earlier this year, #NNSA received the Federal Laboratory Consortium Midwest Regional Interagency Partnership Award alongside the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters? #crushedit

We’ve highlighted many uses for #quantum dots - #DYK that they might tell us where #lightning strikes? Using the #ultrav...
12/22/2020

We’ve highlighted many uses for #quantum dots - #DYK that they might tell us where #lightning strikes? Using the #ultraviolet sensitivity of certain #nanocrystals, researchers are exploring a detection system that could change fields like #aviation. #TechTransfer #TechTuesday

#JOBALERT: Y-12 National Security Complex is hiring an #SAP leader. Are you a #SupplyChainManagement #IT superhero? Do y...
12/22/2020

#JOBALERT: Y-12 National Security Complex is hiring an #SAP leader. Are you a #SupplyChainManagement #IT superhero? Do you want challenging work in #NationalSecurity? This could be your #DreamJob! #jobs #KnoxvilleJobs #TNjobs

https://career-hcm03.ns2cloud.com/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=CNSHCM03&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fUS&career_job_req_id=1697&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=CJSRM%2f%2bS%2f9BjwodM2Rio1hAHV%2bgEQuI62zp1xWK%2fyTE%3d

What a haul! Savannah River Site employees donated more than 2,500 toys for this year’s #ToysforTots and #AngelTree camp...
12/22/2020

What a haul! Savannah River Site employees donated more than 2,500 toys for this year’s #ToysforTots and #AngelTree campaigns! #HappyHolidays

https://bit.ly/3aBd8HY

#TriviaTuesday: What was the nickname for the world's first #atomic bomb? 💣                a. Groves                b. M...
12/22/2020

#TriviaTuesday: What was the nickname for the world's first #atomic bomb? 💣

a. Groves
b. Manhattan
c. The Blob
d. Gadget

Earlier this month, students from 33 high schools competed virtually in the New Mexico Governor's #STEM Challenge! Teams...
12/21/2020

Earlier this month, students from 33 high schools competed virtually in the New Mexico Governor's #STEM Challenge! Teams submitted solutions combining #naturalresources with #tech to address regional/global needs.

Sandia National Labs Los Alamos National Laboratory

https://bit.ly/34ASYtF

The #NNSA graduate fellowship program is a unique opportunity to get specialized training in #nuclear #security. #NGFP v...
12/21/2020

The #NNSA graduate fellowship program is a unique opportunity to get specialized training in #nuclear #security. #NGFP via Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - PNNL

https://www.pnnl.gov/projects/ngfp

Employees at Sandia National Labs donated 138 new coats and 20 hats to communities devastated by record wildfires that s...
12/21/2020

Employees at Sandia National Labs donated 138 new coats and 20 hats to communities devastated by record wildfires that spread through #California earlier this year. #babyitscoldoutside 🧥

Nominations for the Krell Institute's James Corones #Award close on Dec. 31! Do you know a mid-career #scientist or #eng...
12/21/2020

Nominations for the Krell Institute's James Corones #Award close on Dec. 31! Do you know a mid-career #scientist or #engineer with a #PhD who makes an impact in #leadership, #community building, or science #communication?

https://www.krellinst.org/about-krell/corones-award

#NNSA and @energy hosted a #Construction #Industry Day virtually in November with the support of the Kansas City Nationa...
12/18/2020

#NNSA and @energy hosted a #Construction #Industry Day virtually in November with the support of the Kansas City National Security Campus Supply Chain Management Center (SCMC). The goal? Develop #solutions to challenges for future #infrastructure-related projects.

https://bit.ly/37yCTXw

#TBT 1954: To ensure that the manufacturers' specifications were accurate, major power units like the Savannah River Sit...
12/17/2020

#TBT 1954: To ensure that the manufacturers' specifications were accurate, major power units like the Savannah River Site boiler feed pump seen here, were tested under actual plant conditions through Power Equipment Acceptance Testing.

The #WrightBrothers made #aviation #history #OnThisDay in 1903. We salute their belief in experimentation and engineerin...
12/17/2020

The #WrightBrothers made #aviation #history #OnThisDay in 1903. We salute their belief in experimentation and engineering.

#WrightBrothersDay

#OnThisDay in 1993: The first B-2 Spirit bomber was delivered to the United States Air Force. It's a key leg of the #nuc...
12/17/2020

#OnThisDay in 1993: The first B-2 Spirit bomber was delivered to the United States Air Force. It's a key leg of the #nuclear #deterrent.

#NNSA #counterterrorism and #counterproliferation chief Jay Tilden spoke virtually at the National Atomic Testing Museum...
12/17/2020

#NNSA #counterterrorism and #counterproliferation chief Jay Tilden spoke virtually at the National Atomic Testing Museum over the weekend. His presentation included #history of Nevada National Security Site and a review of how his program helps keep the #Nation safe.

https://www.energy.gov/nnsa/missions/counterterrorism

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