Linton Brooks: Chief negotiator to mentor
Former Ambassador Brooks stepped down from the NTESS Board of Managers in May. In an interview with Lab News, he reflects on his exciting career in public service, from a nuclear-powered submariner to negotiating treaties and leading NNSA.
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.
Military Liaison anniversary
Sandia’s oldest department celebrates 75 years.
Big bomb laid to rest
A retired nuclear-bomb trainer, built in 1954, was the latest item in the Weapon Dismantlement and Disposition Program to be moved into the final stage of its lifecycle.
Life at the Red Shack
Thirty years ago, the U.S. conducted its last nuclear weapons test and enacted a ban on nuclear testing. Engineer and manager Freddie Hidalgo recounts his experiences while working on underground nuclear tests at the Nevada Test Site.
The Sandia Packaging Advisory Board turns 50
The board began in 1972 and continues to advise designers on packages containing hardware of nuclear components and devices.
Science at Sandia: Motivated by curiosity, vital to national security and well-being
A memo written by Richard Claassen 65 years ago changed the course of science and technology research at the Labs. These changes continue to impact research at Sandia daily.
Museum Artifact Center to present largest display of nuclear weapons
The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History began construction on a new center that will feature more than 120 individual items, systems and deployment technologies.
Well-positioned for the unpredictable
Before 2001, researchers initiated programs and innovations that were essential to advance national and homeland security after 9/11.
Museum pushed off base, onto Eubank by 9/11
The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, formerly the National Atomic Museum, moved in 2002 due to heightened security on Kirtland Air Force following the attacks.