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April 2007


The Laboratory in the News

Shaking the Foundations of Solar-System Science
Commentary by William H. Goldstein

Stardust Results Challenge Astronomical Convention
The first samples retrieved from a comet are a treasure trove of surprises to Laboratory researchers.

Fire in the Hole
Underground coal gasification may help to meet future energy supply challenges with a production process from the past.

Big Physics in Small Spaces
A newly developed computer model successfully simulates particle-laden fluids flowing through complex microfluidic systems.

A New Block on the Periodic Table
Livermore and Russian scientists add a new block to the periodic table with the creation of element 118.

A Search for Patterns and Connections
Throughout his career, Edward Teller searched for mathematical solutions to explain the physical world.

Patents and Awards

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