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November 2006

 

The Laboratory in the News

Expanded Supercomputing Maximizes Scientific Discovery
Commentary by Dona Crawford

Thunder’s Power Delivers Breakthrough Science
Livermore’s Thunder supercomputer allows researchers to model systems at scales never before possible.

Extracting Key Content from Images
A new system called the Image Content Engine is helping analysts find significant but hard-to-recognize details in overhead images.

Got Oxygen?
Oxygen, especially oxygen metabolism, was key to evolution, and a Livermore project helps find out why.

A Shocking New Form of Laserlike Light
According to research at Livermore, smashing a crystal with a shock wave can result in coherent light.

Patents and Awards


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