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New exhibit on Project Y photographers

By David Moore | May 21, 2024

Other News
New “Project Y Photographers” exhibit opens June 11 at the Bradbury Science Museum.

The Laboratory’s Bradbury Science Museum opens a new temporary exhibit June 11, looking at the people behind the iconic images of the Manhattan Project. The exhibit explores the work and histories of photographers like Mike Michnovicz, Ernest Wallis and George Thompson who were responsible for famous images including those of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the Gadget, and the Trinity test. The evening before (June 10), Laboratory researcher Madeline Whitacre shares insights into the new exhibit at the Museum’s informal Periodic Table discussion event.

RDC announces TEAM Fund awardees

Eight businesses from four counties in Northern New Mexico have received awards from the Regional Development Corporation’s Technology & Manufacturing Fund (TEAM). With support from the Laboratory operator Triad, the no-interest loans help growth-oriented companies add jobs, grow revenues, and attract additional funding or investment. The list of awardees is here.

United Way invites retirees to join network

Long-time Laboratory partner the United Way of North Central NM (UWNCNM) invites retirees in the Santa Fe area to join the Retire United network of donors. The network meets socially and offers volunteer opportunities, social engagement, and educational series to learn more about Santa Fe. UWNCNM hosts a meeting over coffee on the last Wednesday of each month in Santa Fe, the next two meetings being May 29 at Plaza Café Southside and June 26 at Tribes Coffee House. RSVPs are required, and you can learn more here.

Laboratory hosting climate security symposium

Los Alamos National Laboratory is hosting a symposium on the threats of climate change to global security at the Santa Fe Convention Center from June 26-27. There are in-person and online options for attendance. The symposium will include discussions on a range of climate and energy topics, exploring the intersection of climate change and national and global security from a multidisciplinary perspective. The symposium – the fourth in the  Harnessing Transformational Technologies series –  is hosted in conjunction with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. More information is here