Photo Gallery

The latest photos from NNSA headquarters and across the nuclear security enterprise.
March 20, 2013

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Record simulations conducted on Sequoia

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have performed record simulations using all 1,572,864 cores of Sequoia, the largest supercomputer in the world.

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OSIRIS simulation on Sequoia of the interaction of a fast-ignition-scale laser with a dense DT plasma. The laser field is shown in green, the blue arrows illustrate the magnetic field lines at the plasma interface and the red/yellow spheres are the laser-accelerated electrons that will heat and ignite the fuel.

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March 19, 2013

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NIF Warehouse Group celebrates 15 injury-free years

The NIF Warehouse Group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently marked the 15th year without a lost work-time injury. A celebration was held on March 6 at the lab.

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Participating in the 15-year warehouse safety celebration at Livermore were (left to right) Bob Arthur, Sandra Brereton, Barb Quivey, Kelvin Liggins, Joe Lamendola, George Bonawitz, Ed Pereira, Mike Stortz, Roger Esparza, Kevin King, Norma Hinds, Jim Turner and Valerie Roberts.

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March 15, 2013

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OST aviation contractor receives federal certification

AAR Inc., the aviation contractor for NNSA’s Office of Secure Transportation (OST), has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 145 Repair Station Certification.

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The AAR team poses with one of the OST 737s at its Albuquerque hangar.

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March 15, 2013

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SRNS Engineers Offer Teach-Ins during National Engineers Week

Engineers, scientists and technicians from the Savannah River Site recently provided science- and engineering-based demonstrations for more than 2,500 students for the 2013 National Engineers Week.

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Stan Maciaszek, an SRNS employee, demonstrates the four components required by fire during a teach-in.

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March 13, 2013

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NNSA conducts Las Vegas aerial survey

NNSA is conducting an aerial survey of portions of the Las Vegas Valley. The purpose of the flyovers is to measure naturally occurring background radiation.

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A twin-engine Bell 412 helicopter, operated by the Remote Sensing Laboratory Aerial Measuring System in Las Vegas, was seen yesterday on the Las Vegas Strip. NNSA and DNDO alert the public of the upcoming flights so that citizens who see the low-flying aircraft are not alarmed.

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March 12, 2013

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Cybersecurity pipeline brings NNSA laboratories and historically black colleges and universities together

Dimitri Kusnezov speaks at a meeting on creating a sustainable pipeline between DOE’s sites and Minority Serving Institutions in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) mission areas.

March 12, 2013

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Cybersecurity pipeline brings NNSA laboratories and historically black colleges and universities together

Dimitri Kusnezov speaks at a meeting on creating a sustainable pipeline between DOE’s sites and Minority Serving Institutions in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) mission areas.

March 12, 2013

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Cybersecurity pipeline brings NNSA laboratories and historically black colleges and universities together

The meeting included faculty and leadership from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), Charleston County Public Schools, Silicon Valley companies and representatives from NNSA laboratories.

February 25, 2013

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NNSA awards Eileen Johnston Silver Medal

Eileen Johnston, assistant manager for Safeguards and Security at the NNSA's Sandia Field Office, was recently awarded the NNSA Silver Medal. Eileen was selected for the award by former NNSA Administrator Tom D'Agostino for her exceptional service and unwavering dedication and commitment to safeguards and security for the NNSA and DOE.

In this photo, Sandia Field Office Manager Geoff Beausoleil presents Eileen Johnston with the NNSA Silver Medal.

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February 25, 2013

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NNSA selects Lindsey VanNess as NA-00 Inaugural Employee of the Yea

Lindsey VanNess, a contract specialist/contracting officer with NNSA's Sandia Field Office (NA-00-SN), was selected as the NNSA Office of Infrastructure and Operations (NA-00) Employee of the Year for 2012. Lindsey is the first NA-00 employee to receive this distinguished recognition.

In this photo, Sandia Field Office Manager Geoff Beausoleil presents Lindsey VanNess with the NNSA Office of Infrastructure and Operations (NA-00) Employee of the Year for 2012 award.

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February 22, 2013

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Sandia celebrates opening of Cybersecurity Engineering Research Lab

Group photo in front of the new facility.

February 22, 2013

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Sandia celebrates opening of Cybersecurity Engineering Research Lab

Dimitri Kusnezov, NNSA Chief Scientist and Director of the Office of Science and Policy

February 22, 2013

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Sandia celebrates opening of Cybersecurity Engineering Research Lab

Senator Udall

February 22, 2013

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Sandia celebrates opening of Cybersecurity Engineering Research Lab

Senator Udall, Congressman Lujan, Kusnezov and Hommert tour the new facility.

February 20, 2013

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Fort Zumwalt South

After a full day of intense competition, Blue Valley West and Fort Zumwalt South high schools claimed the top two seats at Kansas City Regional Science Knowledge Bowl. They will represent the Kansas City region this spring at DOE’s National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C.

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Fort Zumwalt South high school claimed one of the top two seats at Kansas City Regional Science Knowledge Bowl.

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February 12, 2013

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Pantex hosts junior high Science Bowl competition

More than 30 teams from various students from across the Texas Panhandle took part in the annual Science Bowl competition this weekend at West Texas A&M University hosted by Pantex.

Dumas Junior High School (Black Team) took first place. Second place went to Canyon Junior High School and third place went to Panhandle Junior High School (Purple Team).

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