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A Powerful Petawatt Laser for Experimental Science
Commentary by William H. Goldstein

youtube logoAdvanced Laser Promises Exciting Applications
The High-Repetition-Rate Advanced Petawatt Laser System (HAPLS) is designed to fire 10 times per second, which represents a major advancement over existing petawatt lasers and opens the door to new scientific discoveries.

Detonation Science Blasts into a New Frontier
Using an advanced experimental facility, scientists gain insight into the nanoscale processes of high-explosive detonations.

Computation Boosts Materials Discovery
Livermore scientists and engineers join forces to accelerate materials synthesis and optimization using machine learning and big data analytics.

Shocking Collisions of Cosmological Proportions
An international team including Livermore scientists uncovers evidence that merging galaxy clusters paired with supermassive black holes deliver an unprecedented “boost” to cosmic particles.