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Monday, October 19, 2015

How is NIF?

How is the current LLNL/NIF work culture and management?


Anonymous said...

I'm fine. How are you?

Anonymous said...

I left NIF years ago, but I hear the culture has improved since the days of Moses. I also see that many key people have left, though. And the people who still work there are demoralized and complain all the time, so it can't be that much better.

Anonymous said...

Nice slam on NIF in this economist article:

"Computer models are not reality, as an American project called the National Ignition Facility has discovered to its cost. (NIF is designed to carry out what is called “inertial confinement”, by hitting pellets of frozen deuterium and tritium hard with lasers, to heat and compress them at the same time. It fits its design specifications perfectly, but still refuses to generate more energy than it consumes.) "

Wow, looks like Moses-Hurricane high-foot break even no longer impresses the media.


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