Sandia LabNews

A quieter tire for electric vehicles

Sandia and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. have developed a virtual way to test how noisy a tire will be on the road, the latest project in 30 years of collaboration.

Sandia switches to hydrogen weather balloons

By switching the gas used in their balloons, Sandia researchers have reduced their metaphorical footprint on the fragile Arctic ecosystem.

Protecting canisters against corrosion

Researchers test coatings on stainless steel, which is used for canisters that hold spent nuclear fuel, to determine the best materials to protect the containers from corrosive sea air.

Remembering Al Narath

Albert Narath, a chemist and head of Sandia from 1989 to 1995, died May 2, leaving a legacy of commitment to research at the Labs.

Labs adds two small businesses to Mentor-Protégé Program

The program has added a Tennessee-based company that builds precision motion systems for extreme environments and a Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of rigid and flexible printed circuit boards.

Adventures in STEM

Sandia Carlsbad staff teach basic chemistry and geology during a local STEM event.

Helping young women visualize their futures in math and science

Sandia Women’s Connection awarded more than 30 girls, all juniors in high school, who demonstrate a strong interest in math and science.

Rocket science with SWAN

Engineers from Sandia Women's Action Network make soda bottle rockets and teach students about binary coding at an Albuquerque elementary school.

Book drive success

Sandia and the Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union collected thousands and books and dollars that will be donated to more than 90 schools and community groups in the Albuquerque area.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Festival stages immersive experience

More than 750 visitors attended the festival at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History on May 6.