The Vault; National Security Then & Now, LA-UR-21-26246

Mercedes Martinez Los Alamos, NM: Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2021. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. The format is approximately 8.5 inches by 11 inches. 40 pages, including covers. Decorative covers. Illustrations (many in color). This is the Annual for 2021 from the Los Alamos National Laboratory's National Security Research Center. The contents include Restored images, preserved legacy [First-of-its-king project for the NSRC saves more than 1400 photos]; Foundation of stockpile confidence [Letting the world know the United States has a secure, safe, and effective stockpile starts with the NSRC], Work of (Top Secret) Art [During World War II, Miriam White Campbell drew the designs for the atomic bomb known as Little Boy]; Native American heritage [Area's earliest inhabitants become valuable part of Lab workforce]; Voyage of discoveries [Fascinating finds are down every aisle and around every corner of the Lab's classified library], and Norris Bradbury [The second director was known as both the savior of Los Alamos and the architect of the Lab today]. Alan Carr, the Los Alamos National Laboratory historian, was a contributor to this issue. The mission of the Los Alamos National Laboratory's National Security Research Center is to solve national security challenges through simultaneous excellence. We achieve maximum impact on strategic national security priorities by integrating research and development solutions with operational excellence and community engagement. As a federally funded research and development center, Los Alamos National Laboratory aligns our strategic plan with priorities set by the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE NNSA) and key national strategy guidance documents. We execute work across all of DOE’s missions: national security, science, energy, and environmental management. Scientific and engineering capabilities developed through LANL’s stockpile research are part of what makes DOE and NNSA a science, technology, and engineering powerhouse for the nation. Condition: Very good.

Keywords: Atomic Bomb, Los Alamos, Miriam White Campbell, Little Boy, Artwork, Stockpile Stewardship, Historic Preservation, Native Americans, Classified Library, Norris Bradbury, Beverly Wellnitz, Alan Carr

[Book #88130]

Price: $50.00

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