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Lockheed Martin Mars Experience Bus stops in Albuquerque with virtual tour of red planet

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The world’s first virtual reality vehicle for groups of participants is making a stop in Albuquerque on a cross-country tour, giving students a chance to traverse the surface of Mars from inside a school bus. The Lockheed Martin Generation Beyond: Mars Experience Bus will stop at Tomasita Elementary School and Kennedy Middle […]

Always/Never: Sandia documentary tells story of nuclear weapons safety, security

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories’ documentary, Always/Never: The Quest for Safety, Control & Survivability, showcases rare historical footage and interviews with a wide range of experts to describe how national security laboratories improved the safety and security of nuclear weapons from the dawn of the nuclear age to the end of the Cold War. […]

Sandia to ink MOU with New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories President and Labs Director Paul Hommert will sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science’s executive director Charles Walter and foundation executive director Jotina Trussell at the museum’s Start Up exhibit Friday, Nov. 21, at 11:45 a.m. The museum is located […]

Showcase to spur commercialization of Sandia technologies

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A showcase that brought Sandia National Laboratories’ cutting-edge research and technology to the community the past two years has a new look and target audience. Instead of an annual daylong gathering open to the public, the re-envisioned Sandia Technology Showcase will become a yearlong series of events geared to investors and entrepreneurs. […]

Vehicle fuel efficiency, biofuels, climate change to be explored by world’s leading combustion scientists

International symposium to feature foremost experts on fuel and combustion research LIVERMORE, Calif.— Nearly 1,500 of the world’s foremost fuels and combustion scientists and engineers will gather in San Francisco on Aug. 3-8 for the 35th International Symposium on Combustion, a biennial event sponsored by the Combustion Institute and with Sandia National Laboratories leading the […]

Moving technologies from the lab to the marketplace

Sandia and Lawrence Livermore labs, i-GATE to showcase Cleantech Open program LIVERMORE, Calif. — Representatives from national labs, universities and business will  gather for a Cleantech Open Business Briefing on March 18 at Sandia National Laboratories’ Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC) to highlight how those entities are working together to develop clean technologies and take them […]

Sandia showcase shines a light on research and tech transfer

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories will again take its cutting-edge research and technology to the community at a daylong event that will also spotlight intellectual property and how to do business with the labs through licensing, partnership agreements, procurement and economic development programs. The second annual Sandia Research & Technology Showcase is Sept. 10 […]

Sandia hosts annual Robot Rodeo

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Sandia National Laboratories is hosting the seventh annual Western National Robot Rodeo and Capability Exercise, a lively and challenging five-day event that draws civilian and military bomb squad teams from across the country to see who can most effectively defuse dangerous situations with the help of robots. Just as law enforcement officers […]

Sandia hosting national conversation on engineering

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia President and Laboratories Director Paul Hommert says U.S. prosperity depends on effective use of engineering to turn scientific innovation into products that come rapidly to market and increasingly are made in the U.S.A. The National Engineering Forum (NEF) and Sandia are bringing together regional leaders for a conversation about engineering on […]

Sandia employees reach out to Hispanic students with Manos

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Sandia National Laboratories is hosting its annual Manos program, which targets Hispanic middle school students and is designed to encourage interest in math, science and engineering. The program was launched 23 years ago by Sandia’s Hispanic Leadership Outreach Committee, today led by Sandia employees Pat Sena and Miquelita Carrion, and the Community […]

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