The Laboratory in the News

Game-Changing Science in the National Interest
Commentary by Tomás Díaz de la Rubia

Preventing Close Encounters of the Orbiting Kind
The Testbed Environment for Space Situational Awareness is improving capabilities for monitoring and detecting threats to space operations.

A CAT Scanner for Nuclear Weapon Components
A new x-ray system images nuclear weapon components in three dimensions, promising unprecedented resolution and clarity.

Mass-Producing Positrons
Scientists reveal a new method for yielding a greater density of positrons at a much faster rate inside a laboratory setting.

The Next Generation of Medical Diagnostic Devices
Portable medical diagnostic devices using ultrawideband technology help first responders evaluate injuries in emergency situations and could improve overall health care.




July/August 2009

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