Posts tagged with "Energy"

In the wake of the wind

Apr. 26, 2011 -  
On the Front Range within the Rocky Mountains, prevailing winds sweep eastward over the mountains smack into the National Wind Technology Center. Several wind turbines, some taller than a 40-story building, spin and hum at the site, just outside of Boulder, Colo., waiting for an experiment to start...

Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national laboratories to showcase hydrogen vehicles

Feb. 15, 2011 -  
Mike Janes, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, Calif., (925) 294-2447, mejanes [at] sandia.gov ( ) WHO: Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national laboratories will...

Lab showcases energy research at annual gathering of American Association for Advancement of Science

Feb. 11, 2011 -  
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will showcase its work in energy research when the American Association for the Advancement of Science holds its annual gathering, Feb. 17-21, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. This year's theme, "Science Without Borders,"...

LLNL offers another superb season of Saturday Science lectures

Jan. 26, 2011 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's popular lecture series, "Science on Saturday," returns Feb. 5 and runs through March 5. This year's talks cover a wide range of current topics -- using proton therapy for cancer; harnessing the wind for energy needs; withstanding climate change; and the...

World's largest laser sets records for neutron yield and laser energy

Nov. 8, 2010 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- The National Nuclear Security Administration's National Ignition Facility (NIF) has set world records for neutron yield from laser-driven fusion fuel capsules and laser energy delivered to inertial confinement fusion (ICF) targets. NIF researchers will report on these and other...