Little Atoms Road Trip 20 – Los Alamos National Laboratory

Posted on August 31, 2012 by


This is a two part show recorded at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico. In the first part of the show Neil talks to LANL historian Alan Carr at the Bradbury Science Museum in central Los Alamos about the history of the town and the labs central role in the Manhattan Project. The second part of the show looks at what’s going on at the lab in the present day, in an interview with twoLANL scientists, biologist Babs Marrone and chemical engineer Jim Coons, who are members of a team working on an advanced green algae biofuels project. Thanks to Kim Powell of the LANL Press team for arranging these interviews, and for giving Neil a comprehensive tour of Los Alamos and the National Laboratory.

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