Scientists involved in the Stagg Field experiment, University of Chicago, that produced the world's first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction.
Some Staff Biographies
has been the hallmark of Los Alamos. The staff, a diverse group of outstanding professionals, was integrated into multidisciplinary teams targeted at finding solutions to problems of national importance from the very beginning. We honor both team and individual achievement in creating new concepts and developing technology that serves society.
In 1962, John F. Kennedy told Laboratory employees, "There is no group of people in this country whose record over the last 20 years has been more pre-eminent in the service of their country than all of you here in this small community of New Mexico."
Directors at Los Alamos