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National Nuclear Security Administration NNSA is responsible for the management and security of the nation's nuclear weapons, nuclear nonproliferation, and naval reactor programs. It also responds to nuclear and radiological emergencies in the United States and abroad.

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#NNSA Deputy Administrator Brent Park's remarks at the American Nuclear Society Virtual Winter Meeting recognized the 50...
11/20/2020

#NNSA Deputy Administrator Brent Park's remarks at the American Nuclear Society Virtual Winter Meeting recognized the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons and highlighted NNSA's contributions to the U.S. mission of #nonproliferation

Los Alamos National Laboratory is pioneering #AugmentedReality applications to build additional safety into complex #nuc...
11/20/2020

Los Alamos National Laboratory is pioneering #AugmentedReality applications to build additional safety into complex #nuclear operations at the lab. The #tech can help employees accomplish their duties more safely and quickly!

https://www.lanl.gov/discover/publications/1663/2019-february/_assets/docs/1663-33-IntelligentInfrastructure.pdf

11/20/2020
NNSS' Mercury Modernization Groundbreaking

#FunFindFriday: #NNSA is transforming Mercury to take up a smaller #energy footprint with modern, #sustainable #infrastructure. In 2017, Nevada National Security Site broke ground on its Mercury Modernization program. In 2020, its first building was dedicated. 👷‍

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSbNlGkXSFs

Building the new. Honoring the past. That sums up the plan to modernize Mercury, the gateway to the NNSS. Mercury was at its prime in the ‘50s and ‘60s but i...

Sandia National Labs and The University of New Mexico - UNM partner to advance #nuclear #security education by creating ...
11/19/2020
Sandia National Laboratories: Advancing nuclear security education

Sandia National Labs and The University of New Mexico - UNM partner to advance #nuclear #security education by creating a one-of-a-kind, graduate-level program focusing on technical skills in education, research and professional development. #robots

https://www.sandia.gov/news/publications/labnews/articles/2020/11-06/nuclear_security_ed.html

Advancing nuclear security education: Sandia and UNM partner to help students develop practical skills

#TBT 1940s: Chef George Marchi Sr. and manager H.D. Price show off a #feast at Los Alamos National Laboratory Fuller Lod...
11/19/2020

#TBT 1940s: Chef George Marchi Sr. and manager H.D. Price show off a #feast at Los Alamos National Laboratory Fuller Lodge. The #ManhattanProject's Gen. Leslie Groves asked Marchi to cook #holiday meals and more for the Los Alamos staff. Marchi's great-granddaughter works at LANL today!

#Congratulations to U.S. Department of Energy and #NNSA supercomputing experts across the Nation! According to the globa...
11/19/2020

#Congratulations to U.S. Department of Energy and #NNSA supercomputing experts across the Nation! According to the global #Top500 list, Summit Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the second-fastest #supercomputer in the world, and Sierra (pictured) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is the third. #cuttingedge TOP500 Supercomputing Sites

#NNSA Deputy Administrator Brent Park spoke at the American Nuclear Society Virtual Winter Meeting this week to recogniz...
11/18/2020

#NNSA Deputy Administrator Brent Park spoke at the American Nuclear Society Virtual Winter Meeting this week to recognize the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons' 50th Anniversary, highlighting NNSA's contributions to the U.S. #nonproliferation mission. #NPT

https://bit.ly/2UG2Zk6

A big #thankyou to the 30 Savannah River Site personnel recognized for their support to the #NNSA mission! Their outstan...
11/18/2020

A big #thankyou to the 30 Savannah River Site personnel recognized for their support to the #NNSA mission! Their outstanding accomplishments ensure that the #Nuclear #Security Enterprise is safely operated, effectively managed, and sufficiently maintained.

https://www.srs.gov/general/news/releases/nr20_srs-nnsa-mission-support.pdf

Sandia National Labs and R4 Creating recently taught teens robotics and coding skills during the third annual Robotics T...
11/18/2020

Sandia National Labs and R4 Creating recently taught teens robotics and coding skills during the third annual Robotics Training Institute. Leaders and instructors found a way to create an engaging curriculum and a competition for the virtual camp. #STEMRising

https://bit.ly/2HaJvki

#Laser-Compton #Xray #technology developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory can be used to diagnose #cancer muc...
11/17/2020

#Laser-Compton #Xray #technology developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory can be used to diagnose #cancer much earlier in patients, as well as to treat it noninvasively. It produces much higher-resolution images than traditional X-ray methods. #TechTransfer #TechTuesday

The #NNSA graduate fellowship program is a unique opportunity to get specialized training in #nuclear #security. #NGFP P...
11/17/2020

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

https://ngp.pnnl.gov/

Born #OnThisDay in 1902: Fundamental #physics pioneer, #ManhattanProject veteran, andNobel Prize winner Eugene Paul Wign...
11/17/2020
Eugene Wigner

Born #OnThisDay in 1902: Fundamental #physics pioneer, #ManhattanProject veteran, andNobel Prize winner Eugene Paul Wigner. Manhattan Project National Historical Park

https://www.atomicheritage.org/profile/eugene-wigner

Eugene Wigner (1902-1995) was a Hungarian-American theoretical physicist and mathematician and 1963 Nobel Prize winner in Physics.

#TriviaTuesday: In what year did #NNSA set up the Office of Acquisition and Project Management (APM) to focus on #constr...
11/17/2020

#TriviaTuesday: In what year did #NNSA set up the Office of Acquisition and Project Management (APM) to focus on #construction project delivery and acquisition improvements?

A. 2000
B. 2012
C. 2020

Trace amounts of graphene could protect cars and aircraft from oxygen corrosion. Los Alamos National Laboratory scientis...
11/16/2020
Los Alamos scientists find a way to quickly test rust on graphene-protected cars, planes, ships

Trace amounts of graphene could protect cars and aircraft from oxygen corrosion. Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists may just have a solution to test its effectiveness.

https://www.newswise.com/articles/los-alamos-scientists-find-a-way-to-quickly-test-rust-on-graphene-protected-cars-planes-ships

Trace amounts of graphene could create a decades-long protective barrier against oxygen corrosion for cars, aircrafts, and ships--but evaluating its effectivene

#OnThisDay in 1942, Gen. Leslie Groves and J. Robert Oppenheimer visited Los Alamos, New Mexico, and selected it for "Si...
11/16/2020

#OnThisDay in 1942, Gen. Leslie Groves and J. Robert Oppenheimer visited Los Alamos, New Mexico, and selected it for "Site Y." #ManhattanProject Manhattan Project National Historical Park Los Alamos National Laboratory

atomicheritage.org/history/unlikely-pair

11/13/2020
Planetary Defense short takes

#NNSA and organizations around the world are out to protect #Earth from #rogue #asteroids. Learn more about this lifesaving #mission. #PlanetaryDefense

11/13/2020
NNSA's 2019 Year in Review

#FlashbackFriday: Before you know it, #2020 will have come and gone. As NNSA is preparing our highlights from this unprecedented year, let's take a peek at the accomplishments of #NNSA from 2019.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDnFn9Fj0j0

2019 was a great year for NNSA. Watch this to get an idea of just how much we accomplished!

Sponsored by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Labs, and University of the Pacific, the San Joaqui...
11/13/2020

Sponsored by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Labs, and University of the Pacific, the San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons went virtual for the first time in 28 years. More than 150 girls logged on for the “Perseverance Can Take You to #Mars” event. #womeninSTEM #space

https://www.llnl.gov/news/girls-persevere-stem-virtual-conference

The #ManhattanProject employed as many as 130,000 people, many who sent portions of their hard-earned pay to loved ones ...
11/13/2020

The #ManhattanProject employed as many as 130,000 people, many who sent portions of their hard-earned pay to loved ones across the United States. Manhattan Project National Historical Park

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has spent nearly a decade saving 6,000+ films of U.S. #nuclear tests from deterio...
11/12/2020

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has spent nearly a decade saving 6,000+ films of U.S. #nuclear tests from deterioration. They capture almost all of the 210 atmospheric blasts conducted after the Trinity test in 1945.

https://www.krellinst.org/nnsassgf/docs/SSGFMagazine2020.pdf

11/12/2020
Aviation Week montage

It's #Aviation #History Month! Take a look at some #NNSA-related aircraft over the years. #TBT

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