RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

A collection of news and information related to Los Alamos National Laboratory published by this site and its partners.

Top Los Alamos National Laboratory Articles see all

Displaying items 1-4
  • 'Call Me Burroughs' pins down the extreme life of William Burroughs

    'Call Me Burroughs' pins down the extreme life of William Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs' "Naked Lunch" stands with Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" and Allen Ginsburg's "Howl" as the seminal texts of the Beat Generation. With its harrowing scenes of junkie depravity, its view of postwar America was the most extreme of all the Beats. Yet few American literary figures have enjoyed more second acts than Burroughs. He was spokesman for the countercultural movement in the '70s, begrudgingly bore the label Godfather of Punk in the '80s, and was a spoken-word performer and visual artist until his death in 1997.
  • Harold Agnew dies at 92; physicist helped develop atom bomb

    Harold Agnew dies at 92; physicist helped develop atom bomb
    Harold Agnew, a leading figure of the nuclear age who helped design the first atomic bomb as a member of the Manhattan Project, led efforts after World War II to make the weapons more secure and championed the development of nuclear power during a...

    Solar system's tail is clover-shaped, NASA's IBEX finds

    Solar system's tail is clover-shaped, NASA's IBEX finds
    Scientists working on NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer mission have nabbed their first direct glimpse of the so-called heliotail, the long trailing edge of the solar wind. Much to their surprise, three years of data from IBEX, as the Earth-orbiting...

    Along with beauty, fireworks create a beastly mix of pollutants

    Along with beauty, fireworks create a beastly mix of pollutants
    When the rockets and the bombs burst in the air tonight, spectators will experience more than a spectacular show celebrating America's birthday. When their blends of black powder, metals, oxidizers, fuels and other toxic ingredients are ignited, traces...