S&TR | January/February 2024

The Laboratory in the News

Innovation Beyond the Speed of Sound

Commentary by Jeffrey Bude

Breaking Materials at Breakneck Speeds

A new experimental facility at Livermore will reproduce hypersonic flight conditions for testing material integrity and enhancing computational models.

Expanding National Security Capabilities

Coursework for emerging Laboratory leaders enhances policymaking skills to support the mission.

Upgrading Facilities and Experiences

New facilities and an enhanced at-work experience build collaborative opportunities for Livermore’s Materials Science Division.

Collaborations and Curiosity

Lawrence Livermore, universities, and doctoral students work together for mutually assured success.