Dr. John Holdren, US presidential science advisor, paid a visit to the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History recently. Dr. Holdren is the Assistant to the President for Science and Technology. While at the Museum, Holdren spoke to a number of special guests at a breakfast hosted by the Technology Ventures Corp.
Holdren also counseled kids in the Museum’s “Science is Everywhere” Summer Camp program to continue learning math and science in order to consider career opportunities in the STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) fields.
Dr. Holdren's two-day visit to New Mexico included meetings at Sandia National Laboratories, the Los Alamos National Laboratory, and the Air Force Research Lab at Kirtland Air Force Base. His remarks included his vision for public-private partnerships and technology transfer.
Join the museum for Nuclear After Dark on Friday, October 5, doors open at 5:30 pm! Experience the Nuclear Museum after-hours, enjoy local food trucks and brewery, be entertained with live music and watch an outdoor showing of “Modern Marvels, The Manhattan Project” in the museum’s nine-acre outdoor exhibit area, Heritage Park. Event is $15 per person and $10 for museum members.Learn More
The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is partnering with The Dinner Detective to host Murder Mystery at the Museum on Friday, October 12, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Guests will become super sleuths as they enjoy a delicious catered dinner while figuring out "who done it" after hours at the museum. Advance online registration is required and tickets are $70 per person or $50 for museum membersLearn More
Nuclear Science Week (NSW) is an international, broadly observed week-long celebration to focus local, regional, national and international interest on all aspects of nuclear science. The NSW Big Event will be taking place here in Albuquerque, October 15-19, and many of the events are open to the public! Join us for this exceptional event!Learn More