When the U.S. Space Force’s Tactically Responsive Launch-2 (TacRL-2) mission launched from Vandenberg Space Force Base last month it carried a payload designed and built in record time by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).
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Scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), and the University of Hyogo in Kobe, Japan, have developed a way to more precisely measure high-pressure compression in the laboratory up to 10 million atmospheres.
A controversial critic of climate science spoke at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory last week, repeating longstanding claims that fossil fuels are vital to the U.S. economy and climate change poses little threat.
New research at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) suggests that global warming in the troposphere, or lowest level of the atmosphere, may have been underestimated over the last 40 years.
An account to reimburse health costs for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) retirees has been established following settlement of a health care lawsuit against the University of California. The account, called a health reimbursement arrangement, or HRA, is available to surviving m…
Jay Davis, a member of the Quest Science Center board of directors, and his wife, Mary, have pledged to match up to $50,000 in donations to the nonprofit organization between now and June 15.
Thin-film electrodes developed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have been used in human patients at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), to generate never-before-seen recordings of brain activity in the hippocampus, a region responsible for memory and other cog…
The Lyrid comet is bringing meteor showers to the Northern Hemisphere this month, and local stargazers will have a chance to view the phenomenon for the first time in more than 450 years.
Three agencies representing the Tri-Valley area will participate in a private/public partnership to explore the workforce needs and economic opportunities in reducing the region’s carbon footprint.
More than 140 projects were uploaded to this year’s online Science Odyssey sponsored by the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District, proving that not even a pandemic could stand in the way of students showcasing their love of science.
At least two California universities were among an estimated 300 educational, governmental, and financial institutions nationwide that were hacked in a massive cyberattack in December and January.
PLEASANTON – The city’s major biochemical company, 10x Genomics, is expanding its presence in Pleasanton by leasing a second building in the complex at its headquarters on Stoneridge Mall Road.
California’s environmental regulatory framework needs to be streamlined for the state is to meet its goal of economy-wide carbon neutrality by 2045, according to a report from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
In research published in “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,” scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) describe how liquid metals crystalize under immense pressure.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is investigating whether terrorists can be identified by the skin proteins they leave behind on bomb components even after detonation.
Nearly 50 years ago, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory hired an eminent cancer researcher from the University of Pennsylvania to renovate and expand the Laboratory’s small biomedical research program.
Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have developed a method for 3D printing of living microbes, enhancing the potential to use engineered bacteria in a variety of industrial processes such as recovering rare-earth metals, cleaning wastewater, and detecting uranium.
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have developed an X-ray source that can be used to determine the temperature in probe experiments under conditions found at the very center of planets.
Livermore resident David Rush is fulfilling a long-held dream as a fighting-robot developer and competitor on the popular television series “BattleBots,” where sparks fly and robots die.
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have used multi-material 3D printing to create glass optics that could lead to better specialized military eyewear and virtual reality goggles.
A machine learning model developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to aid in drug discovery efforts was a finalist for a Gordon Bell Special Prize for high performance computing-based COVID-19 research.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has deployed another high-performance computing cluster to perform functions for the National Nuclear Security Administration and support the laboratory’s COVID-19 research.
System Overload Robotics, a Tri-Valley team of high school students who participate in the annual FIRST Robotics Competition, will hold a virtual open house for prospective members at 6 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 20.
The sun and the solar system may have taken less than 200,000 years to form, according to scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory after studying isotopes of the element molybdenum found on meteorites.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has installed a new high-performance computing (HPC) cluster with enough memory and storage for data-intensive COVID-19 research and pandemic response.
Quest Science Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting everyone to the value of science, is hosting a live-stream event for business leaders, educators, parents and students on Dec. 1, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Camille Schrier, named Miss America 2020 after conducting a science experiment for the talent competition, will join with the Quest Science Center in Livermore to encourage greater student interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Livermore schools are already looking toward the coming academic year to address the technology needs of all students, whether they head back to campus or continue at-home education.
Two Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers who have worked more than eight years to develop a vaccine for tularemia – also known as rabbit fever – are now part of multi-institutional team to complete its development.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is researching ways to rapidly decontaminate N95 respirator facemasks without compromising either their fit or their ability to filter airborne particles, so they can be reused during a pandemic.
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore have found a way to keep radiation-detecting plastic, used by the Department of Homeland Security to detect nuclear material at U.S. ports of entry, from “fogging,” thus extending the life of the sensitive devices by decades.
Two decades ago, China was a Third World country with a huge population and a large army, but little ability to project military power beyond its borders.
We are moving toward a computer-augmented world with clean energy from the sun, self-driving cars, major breakthroughs in medicine and few, if any, famines. That’s the view of Robert Reichenthal, an optimistic futurist who spoke to a Livermore audience last week.
While 3D printing at the nanoscale — producing intricate features orders of magnitude smaller than the width of a human hair — has significant potential in industry and commercial applications, wide adoption has been impractical because of the slow speed and low throughput of the most widely…
When physicists talk about their research, members of the public may wince at the prospect of being deluged with complex technical information.
We are on the brink of a fourth industrial revolution that will produce rapid and momentous changes to our society and economy, according to a technology leader who will speak next Thursday at Livermore’s Bankhead Theater.
The road to Livermore has been long but rewarding for Irina Tezaur. Today she is an award-winning computer scientist at Sandia National Laboratories, but in 1992, when her parents emigrated from Russia, she was 8 and spoke no English.
Las Positas College and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory present the 10th Annual Science and Engineering Speaker Series - Theory to Practice: How Science is Done.
In four years, an extraordinary new telescope on a mountaintop in Chile will begin the most powerful sky survey ever undertaken. When it does, it will depend on highly sophisticated optical assemblies designed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Andrew McIlroy, a chemist and manager with extensive experience in defense, energy and environmental programs, was named head of Sandia National Laboratory’s Livermore site last week.
According to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory physicist Jeff Parker, who co-authored a research paper appearing in the Aug. 27 edition of Physical Review Fluids, there’s a reason why Jupiter’s stripes are only skin deep.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory last week named Linton Brooks, former administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration, winner of the John S. Foster medal.
On Monday, August 26, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry hosted an AI Roundtable on DOE-fueled Artificial Intelligence at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He was joined by a wide array of leaders from the government, private sector and academic communities to discuss the importance o…
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s National Ignition Facility celebrated its 10th anniversary of operations this week as the world’s largest and most energetic laser.