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Visit the world’s first nuclear power plant – virtually

November 7, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t stop a group of Scouts in Richmond, Kentucky, from getting their nuclear science merit badges.   Ted Simmons, nuclear science merit badge counselor, grew up in Idaho Falls, Idaho, home of Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and Experimental...

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Guarding the breach: Cyber Summer Camp teaches students to think like hackers

October 14, 2022

In an age of growing cyber aggression, Idaho National Laboratory is taking a page from an old, old book. “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles,” the ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu wrote in “The...

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Bat Night at the Idaho Falls Zoo

October 3, 2022

Just as the sun starts to go down, a group of about 100 people gather at the William J. Maeck Education Center at the Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park. They are here for Bat Night, one of the zoo’s...

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Small businesses prove instrumental in building nuclear research flagship facility

January 24, 2022

A new laboratory facility in Idaho stands to be the most modern structural materials testing and analysis facility in the world, supporting the deployment of new nuclear innovations, life extension and long-term operation of the U.S.’s existing fleet of nuclear reactors, and new reactor concepts. The Sample Preparation Laboratory will...

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Tech-based grant provides cybersecurity assistance to rural community

December 1, 2021

Most of us have been impacted by a cyberattack, whether we know it or not. Cyber adversaries aren’t just targeting major players on the world stage anymore; they are coming for rural America. These attacks can result in ransomware demands,...

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Got a question?

April 12, 2021

INL creates interactive webpage and digital flipbook about lab past and present Idaho National Laboratory is eager to tell its story to anyone who might be interested. The lab would really like to reach certain audiences. First, there are the...

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COVID-19 support: How several local businesses advanced INL’s pandemic procurement efforts

March 3, 2021

Many of us experienced the mad dashes to the supermarket at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to stock up on hand sanitizer, Lysol, masks and, perhaps most bizarrely, toilet paper. We knew the panicked feeling of not finding that...

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Welcome to Our Table – a Multicultural Cookbook

February 12, 2021

We invite you to browse through Welcome to Our Table, a multicultural cookbook celebrating inclusive diversity at Idaho National Laboratory. This first-of-its-kind cookbook assembles recipes collected from INL employees representing a wide variety of cultural backgrounds. It celebrates the diversity...

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INL Cares: Giving back to the eastern Idaho community

October 5, 2020

Across the country, individuals are banding together to do whatever they can to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, from people sewing and donating cloth face masks to food banks providing millions of meals to those suddenly without income. In this spirit...

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Remembering 9/11

September 11, 2020

As I reflect on the tragic event that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001, I can remember almost every moment of that day. I remember hearing the news of the attack on the radio with my fellow brother firefighters as we...

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