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Alamo

the. a mission in San Antonio, Texas, the site of a siege and massacre in 1836 by Mexican forces under Santa Anna of a handful of American rebels fighting for Texan independence from Mexico

Alamo

fort at San Antonio that was site of Mexican massacre of Texans (1836). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 8]
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The Alamos Shares issued to the Vendors pursuant to the Transactions were exempted from the prospectus requirements pursuant to section 2.
Curious whether the effect was peculiar to lead-based quantum dots, the Los Alamos researchers tested a quantum dot with a very different electronic structure.
This infuriated scientists at Los Alamos, who had in fact run the thermonuclear tests that had helped pave the way for the bomb.
ASCI is a collaboration among Los Alamos and its sister national laboratories--Lawrence Livermore and Sandia--and the Defense Programs office of the National Nuclear Security Administration that creates the leading-edge computational modeling and simulation capabilities essential for maintaining the safety, reliability and performance of the US nuclear stockpile and reducing the nuclear danger.
Using a grant from AMERICAN FORESTS' Wildfire ReLeaf program, TNM organized a workshop on tree planting in the Los Alamos area.
A few years ago, the Los Alamos group began refining the capabilities of the flow cytometer so that it could analyze not just a single cell but a single molecule.
Alamos, a pretty, colonial town once visited by Coronado, got its first real boost when silver was discovered in 1683.
It was a researcher from Los Alamos who 15 years ago began his investigation into the lung ailments of miners in Colorado that led to Biomoda's technology that detects lung cancer at its earliest stages.
The 'A-' rating takes into account the extreme customer concentration presented by the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), the strength of the Los Alamos Utility System (LUS) electric revenues, which are sufficient to pay debt service on the bonds, LUS' stable financial performance, adequate debt service coverage over 1.
24 PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, the Los Alamos detectors record particle showers initiated in the upper atmosphere when particles or gamma rays from Hercules X-1 strike atoms in the air.
Lumera is pleased to work with Los Alamos National Laboratory," said Tom Mino, Lumera CEO.