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Archived Issues
June 2, 2015

December 2018

In December's issue, we examine how the Museum brings Lab research to the nation and beyond. We also discuss our participation in the Collaboration for Ongoing Visitor Experience Studies, talk about photo restoration in our collections, and highlight some of the Lab's innovative research projects...more

November 2018

In the November issue we introduce you to our new community education team, Pamela Dresher and Mel Strong.  We'll talk about artifact collections dilemmas and space junk, and let you know about several upcoming events at the Museum including a book signing with Whitney Spivey and Brenda Fleming and a BSMA membership event. We also highlight additional research done at Los Alamos exploring arctic greening and newly detected microquasar gamma-rays. All this and more.

The Bradbury's new folding, temporary exhibit structure

October 2018

In the October issue you'll learn about our traveling exhibit "Building Immunity" and its loan to the Connecticut Science Center. We delve into a treasured time capsule, discuss a common question about radiation, and offer our Lab partners a new exhibit format. We also highlight additional research done at Los Alamos in the field of chemical bonding and explore a unique centrifuge facility. Finally, we highlight some of the great things happening at the Bradbury, including October's Science on Tap and Scientist in the Spotlight events, and High Tech Halloween. All this and more.

The Bradbury's new folding, temporary exhibit structure

September 2018

In the September issue you'll learn about our traveling exhibit program and design process and we take a closer look at one of our smaller artifacts, the BaDx, to discuss how research at the Lab is setting standards for disease detection and diagnosis.  We also highlight additional research done at Los Alamos in the fields of radiation detection and ACCObeam technology. Finally, we highlight some of the great things happening at the Bradbury, including Robotics Night and Scientist in the Spotlight. All this and more.

Items from Pond Cabin

August 2018

In the August issue we highlight the Pond Cabin, one of the properties within the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, and our National Outreach Traveling Exhibits (NOTEs) program. We also talk about explosions and detonations, the Congressional App Challenge, our upcoming book signing with Misty Carty and August's Science on Tap speaker, Jessica Kubicek-Sutherland.  All this and more.

Linda Deck

July 2018

In the July issue we highlight where the Museum is heading in the near future, recap some cool events we helped with in June, answer a question about why we might be involved in food security, mention our participation in the upcoming ScienceFest, and even cover how to display vintage clothing.  All this and more.

Mars rover in the lab.

June 2018

In the June issue we highlight several events coming this summer including a special exhibit at the New Mexico History Museum on the Manhattan Project, Doctor Atomic at the Santa Fe Opera, a special "Night with a nerd" event centering on the latest Mars rover mission, and our usual Scientist in the Spotlight and Science On Tap opportunities. In addition, we offer a glimpse into a project designed to raise financial and math literacy as well as our "Science question of the month" on tiny, 3D printing. All this and more.

Celebrating the Museum's 25th anniversary

May 2018

In the May issue we highlight our 25th anniversary at our downtown location, talk about what defensible space is with regard to wildfire, and show items distributed during the Cold War. We also feature some of our science outreach and list special events for the public and more.

Planes of fame still

April 2018

In the April issue we highlight a new, temporary exhibit on some of the planes from WWII, talk about the creation of trinitite, and look into the importance of nuclear power for space exploration. We also include information on our busy month of March and some upcoming events. All this and more.

Bradbury at Trinity

March 2018

In the March issue we highlight a number of upcoming events including a celebration of the Lab's 75th anniversary and a "Night with a Nerd" along with our other standing monthly events. We also include an article on the the work we're doing to speed the testing of new drugs and talk about some signs we've collected from various places and times. All this and more.


February 2018

In the February issue we highlight the Bradbury Science Museum Association's financial outreach to help children learn to incorporate math into their everyday activities, show a couple of items donated to the Museum by our previous director, and answer a question about why quantum computers are important. All this and more.

Traveling exhibition

January 2018

In the January issue we highlight the first location for our traveling exhibit on ribosomes, grants to assist area schools to get to the Museum for science learning, a science question about fungi, and  how we get our "hands" on replacement gloves for one of our interactives. All this and more.