Posts tagged with "Science"


‘Quantum annealer’ shows promise in study

Aug. 21, 2019 -  
An international team of researchers, including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) physicist Arjun Gambhir, has developed a new algorithm for solving polynomial systems of equations using a type of quantum computer called a “quantum annealer.” The team systematically examined how this...

Three Lawrence Livermore scientists named senior members of the Optical Society

July 9, 2019 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists Félicie Albert, Eyal Feigenbaum and Bruce Warner have been named senior members of the Optical Society (OSA), an international organization for optics and photonics scientists, engineers, educators and business leaders. Senior membership...
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Two-week workshop lets UC Merced students step into shoes of Lab computer scientists

June 12, 2019 -  
University of California Merced student Asmaa Mohamed, who immigrated to the U.S. from Egypt in 2013, recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in developmental biology. She plans on pursuing her Ph.D. through Dartmouth College and is studying immunology in hopes of someday creating novel cancer...

Ellen Tauscher, LLNS Board of Governors chair and former congresswoman, dies at 67

April 30, 2019 -  
Former California Rep. Ellen O’Kane Tauscher — a centrist Democrat whose career took her from the New York Stock Exchange to Congress and then to negotiating major international nuclear arms treaties for the Obama administration — died Monday of complications from pneumonia at Stanford University...
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LLNL hosts DOE’s 2019 Better Plants Technology Days to spur industry partnerships

April 15, 2019 -  
Officials from the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy ( EERE ) joined representatives from more than two dozen private companies in visiting Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) on April 9 for the 2019 Better Plants Technology Days . The annual event...

Tammy Ma named ‘Woman of the Year’

March 14, 2019 -  
Tammy Ma, an experimental plasma physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ), has been named Woman of the Year for the 16 th Assembly District by Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan. “I am extremely pleased to announce Dr. Tammy Ma as my Woman of the Year for Assembly District 16. A...
For article A Nobel story -- from grad school to fairy tale

A Nobel story -- from grad school to fairy tale

Feb. 11, 2019 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has a reputation for developing world-leading lasers, ranging from the NOVA Petawatt to today’s ultra-high-peak-power laser systems, such as the Advanced Radiographic Capability and the High-repetition-rate Advanced Petawatt Laser . What these systems have in...

LLNL tackles second annual battle of the nerds

Jan. 31, 2019 -  
In the battle for nerd supremacy, only one team could rise to the top – and that team was Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s ( LLNL ) Lazer Cats. On Jan. 26, players from four teams — the Lazer Cats, Facebook’s Cache Money, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory’s SLAC Attack and Sandia...
Newsline Year In Review

Lawrence Livermore’s 2018: the year in review

Jan. 11, 2019 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) month-by-month highlights from 2018 are available online in the " 2018 Year in Review " edition of Newsline. As in the past, listings are in four categories: Science and Technology, People, Operations and Awards and Recognition. The "2018 Year in...

Laboratory researchers recognized for accomplishments in early and mid-career

Sept. 5, 2018 -  
Fifteen Lab scientists and engineers have been named to Lawrence Livermore's ( LLNL ) fourth annual Early and Mid-Career Recognition ( EMCR ) Program. The EMCR Program recognizes scientific and technical accomplishments, leadership and future promise demonstrated by LLNL scientists and engineers in...