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Pi Day Activities, Friday, March 14
Visit the museum for special activities in honor of the mathematical constant Π (a.k.a., Pi).
- Interact with hands-on Pi activities throughout the museum.
- Attend a special Mathematician'
s Delight lecture from Noon to 1:00 PM presented by Professor Emeritus, Rueben Hersh, from the University of New Mexico.
- View the historic Marchant calculator used by wartime "Rosies" at Project Y
- Try out the new Marchant Calculator app to see if you are as fast as a 1943 “computer”
New exhibits now open
For more than 70 years, Los Alamos National Laboratory has been a frontrunner in explosives research, development and applications.
Watch: Explosions for Research
Algae to Biofuels: Squeezing power from pond scum
What if you could power your life using pond scum? Los Alamos researchers are working to make this a reality.
Nanotechnology: The Science of the Small
Big possibilities with tiny science! Nanotechnology scientists at Los Alamos study how to design and create structures and materials from nanoparticles.
Cell Phone Audio Tour
Faces of Science: The people behind our science
Meet the scientists behind the science at Los Alamos. Many of them felt a calling to science at an early age...now they work at a world-class research facility where childhood dreams have become reality. Use your cell phone or borrow one of ours to listen to their stories of dedication to solving world problems.
BSM Chosen as One of Top 10 ‘Best Science Museums’ by American Mensa
Bradbury Science Museum has been named one of the top 10 “Best Science Museums” to visit in the United States by American Mensa. Mensa is an internationally recognized high-IQ society that provides a forum for intellectual exchange with members that reside in more than 100 countries around the world.
Bradbury Science Museum was ranked fifth on the list, which was assembled by educators and scientists who are also Mensa members. Among other factors, having a variety of exhibits and hands-on learning activities were some of the considerations members noted when voting for the best museum. The most common feature that respondents looked for was interactive elements.
View the complete list here.
BSM website selected as Webby Award Honoree
The Bradbury Science Museum website has been selected as an Official Honoree in The 17th Annual Webby Awards in the Science category. With 11,000 entries received from all 50 US states and over 60 countries, the Official Honoree distinction is awarded to the top 15% of all work entered.
Check us out on the Webby Awards website.