NMC Supports J. Robert Oppenheimer Scholarship for Local Students

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NMC Supports J. Robert Oppenheimer Scholarship for Local Students

The New Mexico Consortium is a proud supporter of the J. Robert Oppenheimer Memorial Committee (JROMC) scholarships.  This scholarship is awarded to high school seniors at Los Alamos, Pojoaque Valley, Santa Fe and Capital High Schools based on merit and to recognize a variety of achievements. The JROMC is dedicated to preserving the legacy of

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LANL Scientists Use Supercomputer Simulations To Understand COVID-19 Variant

LANL Scientists Use Supercomputer Simulations To Understand COVID-19 Variant Sandrasegaram Gnanakaran and Bette Korber, scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory and affiliated with the New Mexico Consortium, recently published their work titled, The SARS-CoV-2 Spike variant D614G favors an open conformational state, in Science Advances. In this research, the scientists found that by looking at

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New Publication on Auroral-like Phenomenon in AGU Advances

There has been a new publication on the structures of an auroral-like phenomenon, named STEVE, and discovered by the Aurorasaurus team along with collaboration from many aurora-chasers. Dr. Elizabeth Macdonald, a NASA Goddard Space Flight Center scientist who works in collaboration with the New Mexico Consortium, along with colleagues, recently published her work, The Mysterious

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Congratulations To All Students Who Completed Supercomputing Challenge!

Congratulations to all the students who completed the 2020/2021 Supercomputing Challenge! The Supercomputing Challenge is a program for middle, and high schools students to come up with a computational science project and work on it all year long. This year’s Supercomputing Challenge, with the theme “Changing the World One Line of Code at a Time”,

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UbiQD Featured in Bloomberg Businessweek

UbiQD, Inc. is featured in Bloomberg Businessweek in an article titled, “How to Grow Better Lettuce…In Space” by Larissa Zimberloff. UbiQD and the University of Arizona conducted a NASA-funded study to look at whether UbiQD’s quantum dot films could greatly improve the growing outcome of crops grown in space. For this project, they created a

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Aurorasaurus Project Launches 3D Print of Magnetosphere Model!

Aurorasaurus Project Launches 3D Print of Magnetosphere Model!   The Aurorasaurus project is delighted to announce that the beta Version 1.0 of the 3D Printed Magnetosphere Model has launched! This has been a collaboration between Aurorasaurus, NASA’s STEAM Innovation Lab, and NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission (MMS). This 3D print out of a mini model of the magnetosphere

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Andrew Bradbury Presents Webinar on Antibody Libraries

Andrew Bradbury, the CSO of Specifica, presents a webinar on the Generation 3 Platform of Antibody Libraries in collaboration with Noah Ditto, Project Manager at Carterra. This webinar is held on April 1, 2021 at 8:00am Pacific time. During the COVID-19 pandemic, new technologies have enabled the biopharmaceutical industry to develop therapeutic antibodies fast. The

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Aurorasaurus Connects with Schools – Outreach with 4th Graders

The Aurorasaurus team spent time this last month connecting with schools and and answering questions with a group of 4th graders from Manitoba. It is important for scientists to share their love of science and expertise with the public, teachers and kids. Sharing their research topic really sparks curiosity! Aurorasaurus received some great questions from

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Liz MacDonald Featured in Global Women in Science

Congratulations to Dr. Liz MacDonald for being featured in Global Women in Science! Dr. MacDonald, a NASA Goddard Space Center Flight Center scientist and New Mexico Consortium affiliate, has been studying the northern lights or aurora for almost 25 years! Throughout her career as a physicist, she has been passionate about citizen science and outreach

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Richard Sayre Consulting Services Announces They Are Now Public

The biotechnology consulting service, Richard Sayre Consulting has announced that they are now going public. This company started by Dr. Richard Sayre in 2016 who has more than 30 years of extensive experience in biotechnology. Dr. Sayre has consulted with international clients on a variety of biotechnology research projects and has provided consulting services for

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