Posts tagged with "Science"

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

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

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

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...
For article NIF experiments show initial gain in fusion fuel

NIF experiments show initial gain in fusion fuel

Feb. 19, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Ignition -- the process of releasing fusion energy equal to or greater than the amount of energy used to confine the fuel -- has long been considered the "holy grail" of inertial confinement fusion science. A key step along the path to ignition is to have "fuel gains" greater...
For article Dona Crawford selected for California Council on Science and Technology

Dona Crawford selected for California Council on Science and Technology

Feb. 18, 2014 -  
Dona Crawford, associate director for Computation at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, has been selected as a member of the California Council on Science and Technology ( CCST ). The council is an assembly of corporate CEOs, academics, scientists and scholars who are leaders in their...
For article Uncovering the secrets of tularemia

Uncovering the secrets of tularemia

Feb. 16, 2014 -  
Tularemia is endemic in the northeastern United States, and is considered to be a risk to biosecurity -- much like anthrax or smallpox -- because it has already been weaponized in various regions of the world. At the 58th Annual Biophysical Society Meeting, which started Saturday and continues...
For article Q&A with Kevin Griffin: Celebrating Black History Month and STEM

Q&A with Kevin Griffin: Celebrating Black History Month and STEM

Feb. 11, 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...
For article NIF experimental campaign highlighted by Physical Review Letters

NIF experimental campaign highlighted by Physical Review Letters

Feb. 10, 2014 -  
Demonstrating the controlled fusing of deuterium and tritium (hydrogen isotopes), such that more energy is produced than is used to create the fusions, is one of the stated goals of the National Ignition Facility (NIF). Two papers published Feb. 5 in Physical Review Letters describe the "high-foot...
For article Lawrence Livermore scientist selected as SPIE Fellow

Lawrence Livermore scientist selected as SPIE Fellow

Feb. 6, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) scientist Steve Payne was recently selected as a fellow of SPIE, an international professional society for optics and photonics. Payne, an active SPIE participant since the mid-1980s, is the group leader for sensor materials and...