Nation’s top nuclear minds laid off, lawmakers fear secrets will be sold

SAN FRANCISCO - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the nation's top…

SAN FRANCISCO – Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the nation’s top nuclear weapons design lab, has laid off hundreds of workers due to budget cuts and rising costs.

The layoffs of approximately 1,800 employees over the past 2 1/2 years has raised concerns that some of these highly specialized scientists and physicists will sell their expertise to foreign governments, perhaps hostile ones.  For more details on this, click here and return back to comment.

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