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Awards and noteworthy scientific achievements at Los Alamos National Laboratory

This movie shows the three dimensional upward spiral of North Atlantic Deep Water through the Southern Ocean. Read more on this technology in the August 2017 Science Highlights

See the latest Science Highlights Issue: Aug. 30, 2017

The August issue of the Science Highlights is now online. This Highlights issue features awards, in addition to articles reporting on the following:

  • Methods to distinguish virulent from harmless bacteria,
  • Three-dimensional deep water upwelling pathways in the Southern Ocean,
  • Nanoconfined water,
  • Multi-laboratory assessment of nuclear events, and
  • Capability enhancements for prompt fission neutron spectrum measurements, a new radiochronometer for nuclear forensics, novel laser deposition system for thin film research, and 24/7 manufacturing operations.

Read these articles and more in the August 2017 issue.

About Science Highlights

Science Highlights features some of the current, cutting-edge scientific research at Los Alamos. The highlights also include recent awards and recognitions of Los Alamos scientists. Science Highlights is published once a month and produced by the Laboratory's Science, Technology, and Engineering directorate.


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