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Today's News

  • World’s largest laser sets record

    The National Nuclear Security Administration’s National Ignition Facility (NIF) has set world records for neutron yield and laser energy delivered from laser-driven capsules to an inertial confinement fusion (ICF) target.
    NIF researchers will report on these and other recent experimental results this week at the annual meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics in Chicago.

  • New Mexico cave closes to protect bats

    White nose syndrome is spreading west quickly
    Federal and state land management agencies will enact partial closures for some caves and abandoned mines on public lands in New Mexico in response to the spread of white-nose syndrome (WNS), a disease affecting bats. WNS is responsible for the death of more than 1 million bats in the eastern United States and Canada.

  • Be There 11-09-10

    Today
    The Los Alamos Historical Society invites you to the third talk of its 2010-2011 lecture series that will be held in the Pajarito Room of Fuller Lodge. Lectures start at 7:30 p.m. The lectures are free and open to the public.  The guest speaker will be Charles “Chick” Keller, who will speak about Los Alamos non-defense research: The once and future lab.  

    From 5-8 p.m. De Colores Restaurant will donate 20 percent of sales to the LAPS Foundation. Reservations encouraged, 662-6285.
    Wednesday

  • 'Godzilla' invades film series

    Monster Movie Wednesdays will present “Godzilla” at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the UNM-LA Lecture Hall. The movie is free and open to the public.

  • Thank you

    Thanks for help at Fall Fest Funraiser

    Children’s Montessori Preschool would like to thank Haley Bridgewater and Nicole Grahm, both of Los Alamos High School Key Club, for their help at our 2nd Annual Fall Fest Funraiser, which was held Oct. 6. Haley and Nicole were a tremendous help in setting up and running the carnival games at this event.

  • Nominate a living treasure

    Living Treasures of Los Alamos welcomes nominations of new treasures for the next ceremony on April 17, 2011. Nominees must be Los Alamos residents who have made outstanding contributions to the life, heart and spirit of our community.
    Nominating guidelines and biographies of current Living Treasures can be found at livingtreasureslosalamos.org.

  • Items needed for military members

    A newly formed chapter of Blue Star Mothers has been organized to serve Northern New Mexico. The organization is soliciting donations for care packages being prepared on Nov. 20.  
    Donations can be taken to LANB. Care packages to be mailed out Nov. 20 at the Española National Guard Armory, Industrial Park Road.   Any mother who has a son or daughter in the military is encouraged to join the newly formed Chapter 4.
    Items needed:  Non-perishable food items, cans need to have flip tops; batteries, socks and books.  

  • Nearly 4,500 stranded on cruise ship off Mexico

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A cruise ship stranded offshore with 4,500 passengers and crew must be towed slowly into a Mexican port and will not arrive until at least Wednesday night, the Coast Guard said Tuesday.

    The Carnival Splendor was 200 miles south of San Diego when an engine room fire cut its power early Monday, according to a statement from Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines.

  • Football: Steelers hold on for 27-21 win over Bengals

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The ball headed straight for Jordan Shipley. So did James Harrison.

    Care to guess which one won?

    The often-fined Harrison lowered his shoulder and helped knock the ball loose from Shipley near the 5-yard line on Cincinnati's final play, preserving a 27-21 victory over the Bengals on Monday night that left the AFC North with an old, familiar look.

  • Obama voices concerns about Mideast peace talks

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — President Barack Obama, visiting the world's most populous Muslim nation, expressed deep concern Tuesday that Israelis and Palestinians aren't making the "extra effort" to secure a breakthrough for achieving Middle East peace.