Innovative Experiments Meet Mission Needs
Commentary by William H. Goldstein
A Bright Idea for Microscopy
Scientists at Lawrence Livermore have enhanced a classic technology to record short-exposure images of rapidly evolving phenomena.
NIF Experiments Track Weapons Effects to Improve Nuclear Forensics
A series of experiments at the National Ignition Facility measured the shock and blast effects of a simulated nuclear explosion.
Trapped Ions Reveal the Undetected: A New Approach for Nuclear Decay Science
A tabletop instrument infers the direction and energy of emitted radioactive decay particles that would otherwise be extremely difficult to detect.
Gravity Detector Applies Outside-the-Box Thinking to Show What’s Inside the Box
A sensor under development uses gravity to passively detect nuclear threats in a moving vehicle.