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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.
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.