Your window into Los Alamos National Laboratory
Experience more than 40 interactive exhibits in the Museum's three galleries: History, Defense, and Research. Exhibits explore the Manhattan Project, the Lab’s work on national nuclear defense, and the Laboratory’s research on life sciences, material sciences, space, supercomputing, energy, and the environment.
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Environmental Research & Monitoring
Nearly 5,500 years of human history. A wide diversity of animals. Local climate changes. It’s all found on Laboratory property and studied by Lab scientists.
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.