U.S. Department of Energy

05/23/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/23/2019 16:37

Could they be the future workforce of NNSA?

'We work hard to keep you, your families, and the rest of the world safe, building a bright future for the next generation - your generation,' she said.

The Administrator described how DOE has the world's fastest computers with Sierra and Summit, the world's biggest laser at the National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and how NNSA is helping NASA develop the Kilopower technology that could enable astronauts to stay for longer missions on the Moon or Mars.

The Administrator even took some hard-hitting questions such as: 'How did the President give you your job?'

Children ranging from grade schoolers to high schoolers, had the opportunity to participate in age-appropriate sessions on STEM-related topics.