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Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Quarterly, Spring 2003
Spring 2003
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The Los Alamos Research Quarterly is published to communicate the Laboratory's achievements and how they benefit our neighbors, our nation, and the world.

The Research Quarterly highlights our ongoing work to enhance global security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, developing technical solutions to reduce the threat of weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and national security.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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  Dateline Los Alamos   Research Quarterly Spring 2003
  Mesa View  
Click here to go to SQUID Magnetometry SQUID Magnetometry

Lab researchers have developed a MEG helmet that uses 155 SQUIDs to measure the brainís tiny magnetic fields.

 
Click here to go to Muon Radiography

Muon Radiography

Lab researchers are exploring the use of cosmic-ray muons to detect smuggled nuclear materials.

 
Click here to go to Guarding the Air We Breathe

Guarding the Air We Breathe

The Biological Aerosol Sentry and Information System (BASIS) is being deployed in U.S. cities to detect bioterrorism threats such as anthrax.

 
Click here to go to Modeling an Asteroid Impact Modeling an Asteroid Impact

Computer simulations are offering new insight into the effects of asteroid impacts like the one that created the Chicxulub crater.

 
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Scientific Editor
James L. Smith

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