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Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Quarterly, Winter 2003
Winter 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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Laboratory scientists are studying how aging affects the materials in nuclear weapons in order to extend the lifetimes of stockpile weapons.

Modeling Bone Remodeling

Modeling Bone Remodeling

Laboratory theoreticians are using algorithms developed in weapons research to understand bone dynamics and abnormalities like osteoporosis.

Proton Radiography

Proton Radiography

Proton radiography is enhancing the Laboratory's ability to predict the performance of stockpiled nuclear weapons.

Simulation Science Simulation Science

Computer simulations are helping policymakers understand the nation's infrastructures.



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James L. Smith

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Judyth Prono

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Chris Brigman

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