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Emphasis on Learning Empowers the Laboratory’s Lasers
Commentary by Jeff Wisoff

Two World-Class Lasers Combine to Power Applications
Merging the Advanced Radiographic Capability laser into the National Ignition Facility’s laser enables researchers to uncover the extremes of plasma and fusion physics.
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Solving the Mysteries of Metal Hardening
Never-before-possible simulations of hundreds of millions of atoms reveal new behaviors of metals as they harden under extreme pressure.

Machine Learning Points Toward New Laser Target Designs
The largest-ever data set of inertial confinement fusion implosions turned a supercomputer into a server farm and may have uncovered a counterintuitive path toward ignition.

Computer Modeling Provides New Insights into Traumatic Brain Injury
Important new information is revealed about the origin of concussion.