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IN THIS ISSUE

Letters

  • The explosives issue
    After 76 years in business, we know a thing or two about things that go "boom."

Abstracts

Features

  • Devils in the details
    Making the detonators that jumpstart nuclear weapons involves teasing out "devils" to ensure reliable performance.
  • What do rocks and explosives have in common?
    Scientists apply what they know about the granular structure of rocks to high explosives—a novel approach that could predict how explosives age.
  • Eco boom
    Explosives such as TNT are highly toxic to produce. That's why the Lab is designing safer, greener replacements.
  • Entering the realm of augmented reality
    First responders train to dismantle improvised explosive devices from the safety of the computer world.

Analysis

Being Essential

  • Safeguarding the Laboratory
    The first woman to direct the Defense Security Program prevents and neutralizes threats across the Lab campus.

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