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March 2006


The Laboratory in the News

Without Fanfare, Technicians Safely Keep the Laboratory Humming
Commentary by Bruce T. Goodwin

These People Make Things Happen
Technicians at Lawrence Livermore, comprising more than
20 percent of the workforce, are essential to research efforts.

The Shocking Truth about Detonations and Metals
The multichannel x-ray system Hydra records the changes in
metals undergoing a high-explosives shock, revealing
phenomena not predicted by material models.

Floating into Thin Air
High-flying balloon gathers images from x-ray sources that are out of this world.

Carbon Goes Full Circle in the Amazon
Recent measurements indicate that the Amazon River basin
returns carbon to the atmosphere in only 5 years.

Patents and Awards

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