Monday, November 21, 2005

Pursuing prestige: UT may have edge in bid to run Los Alamos

After 62 years, contract to run famed weapons lab is up for grabs; UT-Lockheed Martin team finds out winner soon.

Monday, November 21, 2005

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — It's written on concrete at the entrance to Los Alamos National Laboratory in the mountains of northern New Mexico: "Operated by University of California for the Department of Energy."

Those words could soon be out of date.


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Nice qoute from Bowles below. Must be sucking up to LM/UT for a job, since he and Sharp arecertainly not good enough for UC. Have you seen the Science ROadmap that he and Sharp have put out? What a joke?

Monday, November 21, 2005
The UT-Lockheed team might have an edge.

"People at the lab are more comfortable with UC because they know it," but conventional wisdom holds that the incumbent is at a disadvantage, said Tom Bowles, the lab's chief science officer and a member of its executive board.

After all, Bowles and other University of California employees acknowledge, if the government was satisfied with current management, why would it have opened the contract to competition?
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Where can the Science Roadmap be found?
In the bottom of my trashcan...
Opps! I fogot that the Science Roadmap (i.e. cul-de-sac) is OUO. Does anyone know if OUO can be correctly disposed of by flushing it down the toilet? or do I need to shred it first, then flush?

Seriously, the Science Roadmap is an embarassing document.
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