Just a Wag 03-04-11

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By Carol A. Clark

Tribute to Louis Rosen   
Honoring the past, highlighting the future - The Rosenfest Lectures will be held May 18-20 at historic Fuller Lodge.
Rosenfest presents a series of lectures in honor of Louis Rosen, the Father of the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE), the signature science facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
From Manhattan Project to MaRIE: Rosenfest will cover Rosen’s early life, career, and influence at Los Alamos and on nuclear science and international relations.
Lectures on the past, present, and future of LANSCE and its world-class research will also be presented, as will lectures describing the Matter-Radiation Interactions in Extremes (MaRIE) experimental facility, LANL’s proposed next-generation signature science complex.
Registration for the Rosenfest Lectures is being finalized and will start soon.
LANSCE Tour: Rosenfest offers a rare opportunity for the public to tour LANSCE.
The free tour will be held the afternoon of Friday, May 20..

New home set to go up
A brand new home is set for construction on an empty lot in Pajarito Acres in White Rock. The start date is coming soon and word is that it will house a growing family from the area who need a larger home.

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