Sandia LabNews

Can you take the heat?

Nothing quite compares to the diverse environments in which Sandia’s nuclear weapons systems and components must survive. Testing these components and ensuring their reliability in the harshest environments is the job of the people and tools at the non-destructive environmental testing lab.


The Energy Exascale Earth System Model, or E3SM, is an earth modeling system developed by eight DOE labs and several universities working under the aegis of DOE's Office of Science. It is expected to have one of the finest resolutions ever achieved by supercomputers simulating aspects of the planet’s climate.

Sandia LEEDs the way with New Mexico campus certification

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the Sandia/New Mexico site a LEED v.4 for Campus Certification, the first such certification at a DOE lab. It's the largest LEED Campus Certification in the history of the program, as well as the first Version 4 certification in New Mexico.

Sandia celebrates Earth Day

The spirit of the original Earth Day, which marked the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970, was alive and well last week at Sandia's California and New Mexico campuses.

Kids Day at Sandia

Sandia/New Mexico hosted more than 1,800 students across the Labs on April 26 for a combined celebration of Kids Day (formerly Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day) and Earth Day.