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  • Salt Life
    Ohio-class submarines disappear into the ocean for 70 days at a time, carrying 155 sailors, 24 nuclear-armed missiles, and more hot sauce than your local taqueria.
  • SSBNs of the future
    The 2018 Nuclear Posture Review outlines a path forward for America's sea-based deterrent.
  • A day at DARHT
    To evaluate how a B61 gravity bomb might perform at high temperatures, scientists use DARHT, the world's fastest X-ray machine, to take radiographs of a mock-nuclear weapon implosion.
  • Jane Hall: Queen of the Hill
    The Laboratory's first female assistant director brought smarts, style, and a steady hand to Los Alamos.
  • Cultivating Clementine
    The world's first fast reactor had a short but significant life at Los Alamos.

Analysis

Being Essential

  • Master of the loom
    Mechanical engineer Donald Sandoval designs nuclear weapons. At home, we weaves tapestries—and thinks about nuclear weapon design.

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