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Researcher highlight: Yoshiko Fujita

October 21, 2019

Growing up, Yoshiko Fujita did not really see herself as a scientist. She even graduated from Williams College without, to her physicist father’s amazement, having taken a single college-level physics class. Thinking she wanted to go into law or a...

Climbing the career ladder – a Webb family tradition

October 14, 2019

If there’s a simple rule in Loren Webb’s family with regard to Idaho National Laboratory and the opportunities it offers, it might be “get your foot in the door, then work hard.” It worked for him in 1955, when he...

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An Inside Look at INL’s Partnership with Gravis Tech

September 30, 2019

A husband-wife duo, both Idaho State University graduates and former INL employees, banded together in 2015 to create a company called Gravis Tech. Since then, Gravis Tech has grown in size and capability. It is now a source of technological...

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An Inside Look at INL’s Partnership with MarCom, LLC

September 12, 2019

INL’s crucial mission – to discover, demonstrate, and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options, and critical infrastructure – cannot be accomplished without many thousands of key players, each as important as the next. Our beautiful location in...

When the whole INL community is your family

September 5, 2019

On graduation day, the valedictorian of Leadore High School Class of ’49 spoke to his 10 fellow classmates about what the newly announced National Reactor Testing Station (NRTS) might mean to the region and the world. “People said it would...

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Site and Symphony: A 70-year dance that continues today

July 12, 2019

Although Idaho National Laboratory has been a key financial supporter of the Idaho Falls Symphony for decades, the 70-year relationship between the two organizations runs deeper than money, as deep as DNA, in fact. Both can trace their origins back...

INL researcher thinks inside the LEGO box

June 17, 2019

Of all the researchers at Idaho National Laboratory, it’s a fair bet that no one among them is more “in touch with their inner child” than Dr. Catherine Riddle, but it’s not just children she is trying to reach with...

Meet three generations of nuclear fuel experimentalists

June 14, 2019

Throughout 70 years of rich history at Idaho’s national laboratory, generations of esteemed scientists and engineers have joined the lab’s team of researchers. In Idaho Falls, three generations of young men grew up with mechanical engineering aspirations, nurtured on the...

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Bioenergy engineer pursues innovation by blending science, fine arts background

May 29, 2019

Ask Tiasha Bhattacharjee about her time at Jadavpur University in Kolkata, India, and she won’t talk about her classes, the parties or her friends. She’ll tell you about how the school was founded during British colonial rule by activists who...

Idaho lab inspires education, technical careers in Stevens family

May 28, 2019

Donald G. Stevens spent 30 years waking up before 5:30 a.m., taking what was essentially a school bus to the Naval Reactors Facility (NRF), 60 miles west of Idaho Falls, and shivering in the cold winters as he headed out...

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