80 Years; Los Alamos National Laboratory LA-UR-23-23161

Los Alamos, NM: Los Alamos National Laboratory, National Security Research Center (NSRC), 2023. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Single sheet, printed on both sides. The format is approximately 11 inches by 17 inches. This poster has some curves and slight bends but no creases. This is suitable for framing. Striking images cover most of the front of the poster with limited text at the bottom. The other side presents Historical images from the NSRC that are featured on this poster. There are images on the back of The Gadget, General Leslie R. Groves, Little Boy, Fat Man, The Manhattan Project and J. Robert Oppenheimer. This is a poster for a Los Alamos National Laboratory's Eightieth anniversary. The scientific achievements from the Lab's earliest days were not only remarkable, they also form its legacy. It began as a secret laboratory, under the leadership of Manhattan Project leader General Leslie Groves and first Lab Director and physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer. Its charge to develop the first-ever atomic weapons to help end World War II. This goal required extraordinary innovation driven by scientific discovery and creative engineering. In the eight decades that have followed, its national security mission has continued. Its innovative science began in 1943 and will endure into the future. Los Alamos National Laboratory (often shortened as Los Alamos and LANL) is one of the sixteen research and development laboratories of the United States Department of Energy (DOE), located a short distance northwest of Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the American southwest. Best known for its central role in helping develop the first atomic bomb, LANL is one of the world's largest and most advanced scientific institutions. Los Alamos was established in 1943 as Project Y, a top-secret site for designing nuclear weapons under the Manhattan Project during World War II. Chosen for its remote yet relatively accessible location, it served as the main hub for conducting and coordinating nuclear research, bringing together some of the world's most famous scientists, among them numerous Nobel Prize winners. The town of Los Alamos, directly north of the lab, grew extensively through this period. After the war ended in 1945, Project Y's existence was made public, and it became known universally as Los Alamos. Today, Los Alamos conducts multidisciplinary research in fields such as national security, space exploration, nuclear fusion, renewable energy, medicine, nanotechnology, and supercomputing. Condition: Very good.

Keywords: Robert Oppenheimer, Manhattan Project, Atomic Bomb, Los Alamos, Leslie Groves, Commemoration, Discovery, Science, Innovation, National Security

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