Posts tagged with "Science"

Farnsworth honored by Livermore School District

Mar. 19, 2014 -  
Richard "Dick" Farnsworth was recently honored at a Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) public Board meeting for his service and contributions to science education. Farnsworth, who retired from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in January, has long been involved with...

Lawrence Livermore women participate in online forum on STEM careers

Mar. 14, 2014 -  
A group of women from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) recently gathered to participate in a Google+ Hangout, "Find Your STEM Role Model," and Twitter chat promoting women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers. The event was hosted by NASA and the...

Livermore researchers spy deep into giant gas planets

Mar. 13, 2014 -  
Using the VUV Free-Electron Laser (FEL) FLASH at Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) in Hamburg, Germany, Lawrence Livermore researchers were part of a team that took a sneak peek deep into the lower atmospheric layers of giant gas planets such as Jupiter or Saturn. Their observations reveal...

Lab technologies showcased through webinar series

Mar. 12, 2014 -  
The connection between Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's technologies and industry needs are not always apparent. A monthly webinar series developed by LLNL's Industrial Partnership Office (IPO) is trying to match the Lab's innovations with commercial partners that see a need for them in...

Q&A with Neda Gray: Celebrating Black History Month and STEM

Feb. 27, 2014 -  
In honor of Black History Month, the African-American Body of Laboratory Employees (ABLE) and the Office of Strategic Diversity Programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will be highlighting the accomplishments of several members of our African American employee population. They...

Conference helps girls to 'Build a Better Future'

Feb. 25, 2014 -  
It was a fun-filled day this past Saturday for more than 300 girls, in grades 6 to 9, when they attended the Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference on the Los Positas College campus. The annual event is geared to increase interest and foster awareness of careers in math and science. This...

Q&A with Marcus Worsley: Celebrating Black History Month and STEM

Feb. 25, 2014 -  
In honor of Black History Month, the African-American Body of Laboratory Employees (ABLE) and the Office of Strategic Diversity Programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will be highlighting the accomplishments of several members of our African American employee population. They will share...

Media advisory: Tri-Valley 'Expanding Your Horizons' Conference at Las Positas College

Feb. 20, 2014 -  
WHO: More than 300 girls in grades 6-9 will gather to meet scientists and engineers and explore careers in math and science. WHAT: The Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference is an annual event geared to increase interest and foster awareness of careers in math and science. This year's theme...

Lab hosts U.S.-Brazil meeting to collaborate in science and technology

Feb. 20, 2014 -  
Representatives from government, industry, research institutions and academia in the United States and Brazil met at the Laboratory Tuesday and Wednesday to establish a "platform" for collaborative science and technology projects that have the potential to benefit public health and the environment...

Mark Martinez selected as new leader for Lawrence Livermore Operations and Business

Feb. 20, 2014 -  
Mark Martinez has been named the principal associate director for Operations & Business (O&B) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, acting Director Bret Knapp announced Thursday. The announcement is effective immediately. In this role, Martinez will ensure an effective transition of...