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NIF quest hobbled from the start - Physics Today

NNSA Google Feed - July 1, 2016 - 8:40am

NIF quest hobbled from the start
Physics Today
A new report from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) confirms that nearly four years after the nuclear fusion lab's self-imposed deadline, NIF is still nowhere close to achieving ignition—a reaction that generates more energy than ...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Dedicates New Supercomputer Facility - Patch.com

NNSA Google Feed - July 1, 2016 - 7:32am

Patch.com

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Dedicates New Supercomputer Facility
Patch.com
The facility houses supercomputing systems in support of NNSA's Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) program. ASC is an essential and integral part of NNSA's Stockpile Stewardship Program to ensure the safety, security and effectiveness of the ...

Putting Pressure on 3D-Printed Structures - R & D Magazine

NNSA Google Feed - June 29, 2016 - 8:26am

Putting Pressure on 3D-Printed Structures
R & D Magazine
During the recent experiments—conducted at the NNSA-sponsored Dynamic Compression Sector of the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory—the team found that the elastic and compaction behavior exhibits collective response rapidly ...

LLNL: Researchers Pressure Test 3D Printed Lattices for Dynamic Load Strength - 3DPrint.com

NNSA Google Feed - June 29, 2016 - 7:32am

3DPrint.com

LLNL: Researchers Pressure Test 3D Printed Lattices for Dynamic Load Strength
3DPrint.com
For the study, they built models to test in terms of dynamic loading at the NNSA-sponsored Dynamic Compression Sector of the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory. There, they found that elastic and compaction behavior exhibits ...
3D-printed Structures Are Feeling the PressureControlled Environments Magazine

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IG gigs Pantex on infrastructure report - Atomic City Underground (blog)

NNSA Google Feed - June 28, 2016 - 7:45pm

IG gigs Pantex on infrastructure report
Atomic City Underground (blog)
We determined that the majority of the requested maintenance tasks at Pantex, although captured in the maintenance system, were not reported to NNSA management via performance metric reporting. In the absence of complete backlog information, NNSA ...

Putting pressure on 3D-printed structures - Phys.Org

NNSA Google Feed - June 28, 2016 - 4:50am

Phys.Org

Putting pressure on 3D-printed structures
Phys.Org
During the recent experiments—conducted at the NNSA-sponsored Dynamic Compression Sector of the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory—the team found that the elastic and compaction behavior exhibits collective response rapidly ...

Y-12/Pantex contractor hires more than 650 - Atomic City Underground (blog)

NNSA Google Feed - June 26, 2016 - 8:38pm

Y-12/Pantex contractor hires more than 650
Atomic City Underground (blog)
The NNSA earlier stated that it hoped to have the issue resolved by the end of the fiscal year. A feature on Atomic City Underground allows readers to sign up for email updates and receive a notice each time new information is posted. Just put your ...


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