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Sandia National Labs Scientist Arrested
2012-06-06 09:42:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com A Sandia National Labs scientist was arrested recently because he allegedly stole laboratory research and shared it with China. Jianyu Huang is being accused of stealing research belonging to the U.S. that he claimed was his own original research that he shared with several Chinese universities. He went online to share the data with the country's state-run schools. Sandia National Labs said that he did not have access to classified national security...

2009-10-27 10:00:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that brings powerful new technology to mobile lighting, LUXIM teamed with Sandia National Labs, The Boeing Company, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), and others to develop a new Mobile Lighting Platform featuring LUXIM's Light Emitting Plasma(TM) (LEP(TM)) technology. First announced by Sandia early last week, the platform was showcased this past weekend at a conference in Palm Desert hosted by the American...

2005-06-07 18:05:13

Technique helps compute Jupiter/Saturn mass, improve peacetime fusion capsule design, stabilize stockpile ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Sandia National Labs has accelerated a small plate from zero to 76,000 mph in less than a second. The speed of the thrust was a new record for Sandia's Z Machine - sometimes referred to as the fastest gun in the West. Actually the fastest in the world, it is now able to propel small plates at 34 kilometers a second, faster than the 30 km/sec that Earth travels...

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