The Laboratory in the News

World’s Most Intense X-Ray Laser Focuses on Livermore Science
Commentary by William H. Goldstein

Groundbreaking Science with the World’s Brightest X Rays
Experiments with x rays of unparalleled brightness and extremely short duration aim to reveal new information about atoms and molecules in motion.

From Data to Discovery
Ongoing control system enhancements at the National Ignition Facility bolster the understanding of experimental data and keep the system performing at its peak.

The Sun in All Its Splendor
Onboard the Solar Dynamics Observatory, Livermore-developed multilayer mirrors are enabling unprecedented full-disk, high-resolution images of the Sun.

Drilling Deep into Plant Veins
A novel combination of imaging techniques is being used to understand the three-dimensional architecture of plant cell walls.




January/February 2011

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