News and Articles
News and Articles
National Parks Friends Alliance Meeting
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
On February 14-15, the National Parks Friends Alliance held its biannual meeting in Arlington, Virginia. The meeting brought together more than 100 people from organizations dedicated to supporting America's national parks from Acadia to Yosemite to Klondike.
"Critical Assembly" Exhibition Opens
Monday, February 13, 2017
A magnificent exhibition, “Critical Assembly, the Secrets of Los Alamos 1944: An Installation by Jim Sanborn,” recently opened at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History in Albuquerque, NM. The exhibition first opened in 2003 in Washington, DC at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and has traveled to South Korea and Ireland. Sanborn is a world-renowned sculptor.
AHF Launches Los Alamos Innovations Project
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The Atomic Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce that we have received a grant from the IEEE Foundation to support a Ranger in Your Pocket program on "Los Alamos Innovations." The program will focus on seven seminal technologies associated with the Manhattan Project.
"Reykjavik" at American Physical Society
Monday, January 30, 2017
On January 29, the American Physical Society (APS) organized a stage reading of AHF Board Member Richard Rhodes's play "Reykjavik" at the APS Meeting in Washington, DC. AHF's Alexandra Levy and Nathaniel Weisenberg attended the event.
AHF Receives Donation of Snodgrass Collection
Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Atomic Heritage Foundation recently received a donation of a collection of memorabilia belonging to PFC James B. Snodgrass. Snodgrass served as a member of the Mounted Military Police working on site security at Los Alamos and the Trinity test site.
Los Alamos History Museum Reopens
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
After being closed more than a year for renovation, the Los Alamos History Museum celebrated its grand reopening on December 30, 2016. The reopening event at Fuller Lodge included remarks by guest speaker Clifton Truman Daniel, the grandson of President Harry Truman.