NMC Awards Scholarship to Local Students

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NMC Awards Scholarship to Local Students

The New Mexico Consortium (NMC) is proud to announce we have sponsored two J. Robert Oppenheimer scholarships of $3,000 each, which have been awarded to Los Alamos High School seniors Sarah Crotzer and Zoe Dukeminier. Both Sarah and Zoe are students who show exceptional promise in future contributions, and both plan to attend a school

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USRC Summer Student Programs Held Virtually in 2020

Despite the current Covid-19 pandemic, the New Mexico Consortium (NMC) is continuing to provide summer student programs and internships to Ultrascale Systems Research Center (USRC) students. The only difference this year is instead of traveling to Los Alamos and living in this high mountain town, the high performance computing student interns will instead perform research

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New Coronavirus Mutation May Make It More Contagious

Los Alamos National Laboratory and New Mexico Consortium research scientist Bette Korber and a team of scientists from the United States and England have conducted research discovering that a new coronavirus mutation may possibly make the virus more contagious. This mutation is labeled Spike D614G, and has been replacing the original Wuhan form of the

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Congratulations to all Who Completed the 2020 Supercomputing Challenge!

The Supercomputing Challenge is an annual event in New Mexico to promote computational literacy and teamwork in science across the state. It’s a homegrown local science program and competition that has been on-going for 30 years. The Supercomputing Challenge is a program for elementary, middle, and high schools students to come up with a computational

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Apply Now for ALL VIRTUAL 2020 Summer Physics Camp for Young Women

Summer Physics Camp for Young Women is still happening!  Applications are being accepted now for the ALL VIRTUAL 2020 Summer Physics Camp for Young Women in Northern New Mexico. This camp will run be run virtually from June 8-19, 2020 and is available to young women who have completed Algebra I or a higher level

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Bette Korber and LANL Colleagues Work on Design for Coronavirus Vaccine

Bette Korber, a research scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), is using her 30 years of research skills to switch her focus from HIV research to the design of a coronavirus vaccine. She and her colleagues have been working overtime since February and now have multiple vaccine designs that look very promising. Korber states

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New Documentary: Chasing STEVE, and other Aurorasaurus Project Happenings

The New Mexico Consortium (NMC) is proud to help promote the release of a new documentary “Chasing Steve” which the Aurorasaurus project has been a part of. This documentary is about a group of Alberta, Canada night sky photographers who have discovered a celestial phenomenon that has not been previously studied by scientists. These bands

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USRC Provides Opportunities to Coastal Carolina University Students

Coastal Carolina University (CCU) and the Ultrascale Systems Research Center (USRC), a joint program between Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and the New Mexico Consortium (NMC), in Los Alamos, New Mexico, have a strong relationship that has involved many CCU students over the past several years. This collaboration has resulted in multiple year-long research assistantships

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2020 Summer Physics Camp for Young Women

The two-week long Summer Physics Camp for Young Women in Northern New Mexico offers a unique opportunity to explore what careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) are all about. The camp will focus on boosting your understanding of how STEM is allowing us to accomplish what was unimaginable just a few years ago:

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New NMC Research Building Approved

A new research building has been approved for the New Mexico Consortium (NMC). In December 2019, the science non-profit sold its biological laboratory building on Entrada Drive to Pebble Labs, one of the NMC supported start-up companies. At the same time a new building has been in the works for the last 18 months. Recently,

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