The Laboratory in the News

Fifty Years of Stellar Laser Research
Commentary by Edward I. Moses

A Stellar Performance
By combining computational models with test shot data, scientists at the National Ignition Facility have demonstrated that the laser is spot-on for ignition.

Extracting More Power from the Wind
Researchers are investigating how atmospheric turbulence affects power production from wind turbines.

Date for a Heart Cell
Carbon-14 dating reveals that a significant number of heart muscle cells are regenerated over the course of our lives.

Unique Marriage of Biology and Semiconductors
A new device featuring a layer of fat surrounding a thin silicon wire takes advantage of the communication properties of both biomolecules and semiconductors.




April/May 2010

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