Posts tagged with "Energy"

For article Lawrence Livermore study finds human activity affects vertical structure of atmospheric temperature

Lawrence Livermore study finds human activity affects vertical structure of atmospheric temperature

Sept. 17, 2013 -  
Human influences have directly impacted the latitude/altitude pattern of atmospheric temperature. That is the conclusion of a new report by scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and six other scientific institutions. The research compares multiple satellite records of atmospheric...
For article Lawrence Livermore engineering team makes breakthrough in solar energy research

Lawrence Livermore engineering team makes breakthrough in solar energy research

July 30, 2013 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - The use of plasmonic black metals could someday provide a pathway to more efficient photovoltaics (PV) -- the use of solar panels containing photovoltaic solar cells -- to improve solar energy harvesting, according to researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL...
For article Carbon dating impacts non-proliferation, drug research and climate change

Carbon dating impacts non-proliferation, drug research and climate change

July 23, 2013 -  
Research conducted at the Center for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (CAMS) spans the universe, the depths of time and everything in between. Although not all elements and isotopes are able to be utilized by AMS, CAMS' researchers make the most of what nuclear physics has given them. Here is a...
For article Lawrence Livermore celebrates 25 years of carbon dating

Lawrence Livermore celebrates 25 years of carbon dating

July 23, 2013 -  
From developing the first accelerator mass spectrometer for use in the biology field to tracking radionuclides from the Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant disaster, the Laboratory's Center for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (CAMS) has spent 25 years in the spotlight of not only dating ancient artifacts...
For article Americans continue to use more renewable energy sources

Americans continue to use more renewable energy sources

July 18, 2013 -  
Americans used more natural gas, solar panels and wind turbines and less coal to generate electricity in 2012, according to the most recent U.S. energy charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory . Each year, the Laboratory releases energy flow charts that track the nation's...
For article Livermore develops the world's deepest ERT imaging system for CO2 sequestration

Livermore develops the world's deepest ERT imaging system for CO2 sequestration

June 12, 2013 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif.-- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have broken the record for tracking the movement and concentration of carbon dioxide in a geologic formation using the world's deepest Electrical Resistance Tomography (ERT) system. The research provides insight into the effects...
For article Livermore scientists develop CO2 sequestration technique that produces 'supergreen' hydrogen fuel, offsets ocean acidification

Livermore scientists develop CO2 sequestration technique that produces 'supergreen' hydrogen fuel, offsets ocean acidification

May 27, 2013 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Lawrence Livermore scientists have discovered and demonstrated a new technique to remove and store atmospheric carbon dioxide while generating carbon-negative hydrogen and producing alkalinity, which can be used to offset ocean acidification. The team demonstrated, at a...
For article Lab partners with Navajo Nation on uranium mine project

Lab partners with Navajo Nation on uranium mine project

April 30, 2013 -  
A team of Lab scientists last month visited the Navajo Nation Abandoned Mine Lands Reclamation Project (Navajo AML) in Shiprock, N.M. to conduct work on a joint project. The partnership will develop an environmental and hydrological monitoring program for a uranium mine waste disposal cell in the...
For article Lawrence Livermore scientists discover new materials  to capture methane

Lawrence Livermore scientists discover new materials to capture methane

April 16, 2013 -  
Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and UC Berkeley and have discovered new materials to capture methane, the second highest concentration greenhouse gas emitted into the atmosphere. Methane is a substantial driver of global climate change, contributing 30 percent of current...
For article Lawrence Livermore scientists discover new materials to capture methane

Lawrence Livermore scientists discover new materials to capture methane

April 16, 2013 -  
Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and UC Berkeley and have discovered new materials to capture methane, the second highest concentration greenhouse gas emitted into the atmosphere. Methane is a substantial driver of global climate change, contributing 30 percent of current...