Alameda County — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is taking part in NASA’s first-ever planetary defense test, which deliberately collides a spacecraft into an asteroid called Dimorphos.

    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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    For much of the past decade, researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have been designing optical components for the world’s newest ground-based observatory in northern Chile while their industrial partners have fabricated the components.

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    Ben Santer, one of the world’s top climate scientists, retired from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory at the beginning of this month. To mark his departure, he wrote a personal essay for Yale Climate Connections, republished here with permission.

    Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), in conjunction with Penn State University, have identified a protein in bacteria that utilize rare-earth elements that could facilitate the migration of nuclear waste in the environment.

    Reshma Singh, Laurence Berkeley National Laboratory program director, speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony at Camp Parks in Dublin on Aug. 19. Officials celebrated the construction of the first of 10 nodes of a Resilient Replicable Modular Microgrid (R2M2), a backup solar power generator …

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    Seventeen U.S. national laboratories – including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) – have agreed to support name-change requests from researchers on previous published scientific papers.

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    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).

    Nuclear Care Partners will host a free senior resource and benefits seminar for former Lawrence Livermore, Lawrence Berkeley, Sandia National Laboratory, and GE Vallecitos Nuclear Center workers, from 1-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, at the Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave.,…

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    Inspired by the way plants absorb and distribute water and nutrients, researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have developed a method for transporting liquids and gases using capillary action and a 3D-printed lattice.

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    Two small telescopes developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory were part of the payload aboard a SpaceX Falcon rocket that lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida May 15 and transmitted more than 4,500 pictures back to Earth during the past month.

    Anantha Krishnan and Charlene Zettel have been elected to the board of directors for the Livermore Lab Foundation, a philanthropic organization that supports scientific research, technological innovation, and educational opportunities at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).

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    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.

    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…

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    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.

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    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. 

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    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.

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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.