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July/August 2006


The Laboratory in the News

Experiments at the Scale of Simulations
Commentary by Tomas Diaz de la Rubia

A New Realm of Materials Science
Livermore scientists are combining experiment, theory, and simulation to study the response of solids to extreme dynamic stresses at nanometer and subnanosecond scales.

Planets and Stars under the Magnifying Glass
An international collaboration involving Laboratory scientists has discovered a planet made of rock or ice orbiting a dim star outside our solar system.

Keeping an Eye on the Prize
A Livermore–IBM team uses a new code and the world’s fastest computer to set a performance record for a science application.

Patents and Awards

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