Volatile organic compounds can be found in the air — everywhere. Sources such as plants, cooking fuels and household cleaners emit these compounds directly, and they're also formed in the atmosphere. Sandia researchers and colleagues from other institutions have investigated the reactions of hydrocarbons to understand their impact on the atmosphere’s ability to process pollutants.
International Year of the Periodic Table
Proclaimed the “International Year of the Periodic Table” by the United Nations General Assembly and UNESCO, 2019 marks the 150th anniversary of Dimitri Mendeleev’s publication of a periodic table that arranges the elements by atomic mass.
EXERCISE: Drone attack, pipe bomb put Sandia to the test
Sandia/California’s medical staff and Protective Force were put to the test last month during a simulated attack involving a drone and a pipe bomb. The exercise also tested the emergency alert system used to notify members of the workforce.