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MagLab at a Glance

A snappy new version of our annual report features facts and figures about our research, visiting scientists, educational outreach and economic impact.

Annual Report 2014

How to Make a Mentor

Jim Brooks was a mentor to practically everyone he met. His life was a primer for educators everywhere on how to groom better scientists — and better people.

Jim Brooks at the lab's 2014 Open House.

MagLab Reports

In this latest issue, read about the MagLab’s new look, the legacy of mentorship at the lab and why diamonds can be a scientist’s best friend.

MagLab Reports, Vol 22 No.1

Magnetic Fields and Superconductivity

Working in the world-record 100 tesla magnet, researchers take our understanding of quantum matter to new levels.

Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist Brad Ramshaw conducts an experiment at the Pulsed Field Facility.

What's That?

If you want to get millions of watts of electricity into a magnet, you'll need a couple of these.

Research engineer Justin Deterding works with current leads for the 36 tesla hybrid magnet.

Nobel Lectures on Microscopy

Visit our YouTube channel to watch recent lectures by Nobel laureate Eric Betzig and physicist Harald Hess sponsored by the MagLab.

Physicist Harald Hess, MagLab Director Greg Boebinger and Nobel laureate Eric Betzig.

Find out what's going on at the MagLab by reading the latest news and features, catching a quick video, or viewing our calendar.

Latest Videos

Strange Way to a Nobel

Eric Betzig, recipient of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, discusses the path (including periods of unemployment) that led to the prize.


Science: What's to Love?

What's to love about science? Quite a lot, say visitors to our 2015 Open House. See why they think science is awesome ... then tell us what you love about science!


2015 Open House

This big, brainy and boisterous science extravaganza featured dozens of hands-on demos about magnetism, electricity and a whole lot more.


Stuck on Science

We heart science at the MagLab — on Valentine's Day and every day! Come to our Open House (Feb. 21, 2015!) to get your dose of science love!

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Last modified on 2 April 2015