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NRL researcher receives ASME Lifetime Achievement Award
By Michelle Patten, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | Sept. 7, 2022
John Michopoulos, Ph.D., U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s (NRL) Computational Multiphysics Systems Laboratory head, received the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Computers and Information in Engineering (CIE) Lifetime Achievement Award.
NASA’s JWST Takes Its First-Ever Direct Image of Distant World
By Paul Cage, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | Sept. 2, 2022
Jordan Stone, Ph.D., an astrophysicist in NRL’s Remote Sensing Division is part of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope’s early release science team for direct observations of exoplanets that released the observations of a super-Jupiter exoplanet, HIP 65426 b, using JWST near-infrared camera and mid-infrared instrument.
NRL fungal experiment launches as Artemis I payload
By Michelle Patten, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | Aug. 26, 2022
An experiment prepared by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) will launch as part of NASA’s scheduled Artemis I mission to orbit the moon. The experiment will use samples of fungi to investigate effects of the deep space radiation environment outside of Earth’s protective magnetosphere.
NRL Launches Quantum Navy YouTube Series
By U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | Aug. 1, 2022
The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), with the help of Defense Media Activity, is launching a three-part series highlighting the importance of quantum research for the 21st century U.S. Navy.
SIRI-2 to Qualify Technologies for Radiation Detection in Space
By Paul Cage, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | July 13, 2022
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory scientists launched the second Strontium Iodide Radiation Instrument (SIRI-2) instrument in December 2021 onboard Space Test Program (STP) Sat-6. SIRI-2, a gamma-ray spectrometer, will demonstrate the performance of europium-doped strontium iodide gamma ray detection technology with sufficient active area for Department of Defense (DoD) operational needs.
NRL, Aerospace Industry Hosts 18th Annual CanSat Student Challenge
By Samina Mondal, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | July 13, 2022
After countless hours of preparation, flight testing, and launching, 23 student teams from universities and colleges around the world participated in the CanSat Aerospace Competition at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, Virginia, June 11-12, 2022.
NRL Celebrates 99 Years of Innovation; Looks Ahead to Second Century of Discovery
By U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | July 1, 2022
The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s (NRL) Centennial celebration culminates with the 100th anniversary of its founding on July 2, 2023.
NRL Announces the Washington Metropolitan Quantum Network Research Consortium (DC-QNet)
By Paul Cage, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | June 27, 2022
To advance quantum network capabilities and leadership, the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) announces work with five other U.S. Government agencies to establish the Washington Metropolitan Quantum Network Research Consortium (DC-Qnet) to create, demonstrate and operate a quantum network as a regional testbed May 18.
NRL at Astronomy Festival on the National Mall
By Michelle Patten, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | June 22, 2022
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) astronomers and researchers will showcase space-related programs and technologies, during the Astronomy Festival on the National Mall (AFNM) June 25 from 6 to 11 p.m. EDT.
NRL Scientists, Researchers Recipients of 2022 Dr. Delores Etter Awards
By Paul Cage, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | June 21, 2022
A group of U.S. Naval Research Laboratory scientists recently won the Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research, Development and Acquisition (RD&A) Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and Engineers for the Year 2022 Award in individual and team categories.

 
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