S&TR | July/August 2019

The Laboratory in the News

Initiatives Help Propel the Laboratory Forward

Commentary by William H. Goldstein

A New Carbon Economy Takes Shape

Laboratory researchers are exploring revolutionary technologies and improved storage methods for reducing atmospheric waste gases.
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No Shots in the Dark

At the National Ignition Facility, a specialized team assesses the risk of damage from target debris and shrapnel dispersal during high-energy laser shots.

Big Data Illuminates the Physical Sciences

Livermore teams are applying innovative data analysis and interpretation techniques to advance fundamental science research.

The Pressure's On: Diamond Anvil Cells Reimagined

A new design for diamond anvil cells puts the extreme squeeze on materials of interest to astrophysicists and stockpile scientists.