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.

The Tri-Valley chapter of Citizens' Climate Education and Citizens' Climate Lobby is sponsoring several events from April 15-25 to celebrate the 51st anniversary of Earth Day.

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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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory last week named Linton Brooks, former administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration, winner of the John S. Foster medal.

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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…

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The Livermore Public Library will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with a free sneak peek screening of the upcoming American Experience film, Chasing the Moon, a new six-hour documentary series about the space race, from its earliest beginnings to the monumental achievement…

Sigma Xi, the scientific society, has awarded its prestigious William Procter Prize to Dr. Benjamin Santer, the eminent LLNL climatologist.

Scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) used giant lasers to flash-freeze water into its exotic superionic phase and record X-ray diffraction patterns to identify its atomic structure for the very first time – all in just a few billionths of a second. The findings were …

Astronomy is on the brink of opening an “unprecedented window on the universe,” generating so much information about the ever-changing night skies that scientists will be challenged to handle the intense stream of information being collected.

The Trump Administration would like to cut the budget of the National Ignition Facility by 14 percent, from this year’s $344 million to $296 million in the coming year, according to news reports.

Nearly 50 years ago, some very special materials were transported from outer space to Earth — unopened lunar treasures rocketed back by Apollo moonwalkers between 1971 and 1972.