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Livermore research in accelerator mass spectrometry highlighted at ACS meeting
..." at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 24. Destroying outdated munitions
is typically done by either burning or detonations...tic models used in studying soot production during munitions
destruction were originally developed in Livermore's studies on soot production in diesel engines. L...
8 environmental stewards win $900,000 in biodiversity awards
...r Army Ammunition Plant, a 7,350-acre World War II munitions
factory. Meine has written: "conservation requires solid science, effective policy, and sound technique; but ultimately conservation is a human activity that is undertaken by people whose commitments are shaped by their culture." Emerging Leaders Aw...
Improved guidance systems for missiles will reduce collateral damage
...inertial navigation systems. Improving accuracy of munitions
will not only minimize civilian casualties and infrastructure wreckage, but also reduce the number of weapons that need to be fired. A major British aerospace company has developed a tiny, silicon ring-based inertial measurement unit, using micro-ele...
Adding acetone to compost remediates chunk TNT contaminated soil
...ironmental Protection Agency, soil at more than 30 munitions
test areas across the U.S. are contaminated with TNT. For example, a World War II Naval range on the Hawaiian island of Kaho'olawe is the site of the largest funded Unexploded Ordnance Remediation Project. Last November, Radtke and colleagues travele...