Supercomputing Challenge Mid-year Project Evaluations in February

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Supercomputing Challenge Mid-year Project Evaluations in February

Supercomputing Challenge Mid-year Project Evaluations in February This year is the 34th year of the Supercomputing Challenge, with 40 teams of middle and high school students across the state of New Mexico participating. In the Supercomputing Challenge, students work together in teams to tackle complex issues using science, technology, engineering, and math, while also improving

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Cosmic Frontiers: Stephen Hawking & The Universe April 27-28, 2024

Cosmic Frontiers: Stephen Hawking & The Universe April 27-28, 2024 The New Mexico Consortium is hosting Cosmic Frontiers: Stephen Hawking & The Universe, a two-day event April 27-28, 2024 centered around scientist Stephen Hawking.  The event, the first in a planned yearly ‘Cosmic Frontiers’ series, brings together eminent cosmologists and astrophysicists who worked with or

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PEEC Announces Night Sky Panel to Answer Astronomy Questions

PEEC Announces Night Sky Panel to Answer Astronomy Questions PEEC News: PEEC announces their night sky panel to answer the public’s astronomy questions. Do you have an astronomy question that has always intrigued you? How do we know the age of the universe? What IS the cosmic microwave background? Will we be swallowed by the

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Aurorasaurus Attends AGU

Aurorasaurus Attends AGU Aurorasaurus team members attended this year’s American Geophysical Union conference held December 11-15 in San Francisco. Each year AGU convenes over 25,000 attendees from over 100 countries to share research and better understand our planet and environment. This year from Aurorasaurus, Dr. Liz MacDonald, Dr. Matt Heavner, and Dr. Francesca Di Mare

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Time to Register for the 2024 Summer Physics Camp for Young Women

Time to Register for the 2024 Summer Physics Camp for Young Women It is time to register for the 8th annual 2024 Summer Physics Camp for Young Women, which offers a unique opportunity for students to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with STEM professionals, including women scientists and researchers from Los

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Night with a Nerd: Fusion research during the Manhattan Project

Night with a Nerd: Fusion research during the Manhattan Project WHEN:  Jan 11, 2024 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM WHERE:  Bradbury Science Museum, 1450 Central Ave., Los Alamos SPEAKER:  Mark Chadwick Mark Chadwick will discuss how Los Alamos National Laboratory played a major role in early milestones in fusion research Join the Bradbury Science Museum

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Lynda Spencer – A True Hero Transforming Education in New Mexico

Lynda Spencer – A True Hero Transforming Education in New Mexico Every year, the New Mexico Magazine and the New Mexico Tourism Department honor 10 exceptional True Heroes who have gone the extra mile to serve their communities.  Principal Lynda Spencer and Blanco Elementary School, as a member of the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)

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Aurorasaurus Project’s Involvement Researching STEVE Featured on CNN News

Aurorasaurus Project’s Involvement Researching STEVE Featured on CNN News Recently, CNN featured the Aurorasaurus participatory science project’s research, supported by the New Mexico Consortium, in the news. This article, written by Jackie Wattles, is all about a purple and green phenomenon that looks like an aurora but is in fact something different called STEVE (“Strong

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