Posts tagged with "Science"

Lawrence Livermore announces significant step in the construction of a next-generation ultra-high power laser system

Feb. 4, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has awarded a major subcontract to FEMTOLASERS Produktions GmbH (based in Vienna, Austria) as part of the construction of a revolutionary high-power laser system for the European ELI-Beamlines science facility in the Czech Republic...

Media Advisory: Lawrence Livermore to announce significant step in the construction of next-generation laser system

Feb. 3, 2014 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Femtolasers will announce a new partnership. WHAT: Following an international competitive tender, LLNL will announce Femtolasers as the winning bidder for supply of a cutting-edge short pulse front-end, which will seed the High Repetition Rate...

Registration now open for the annual Tri-Valley 'Expanding Your Horizons' Conference

Jan. 30, 2014 -  
Registration is now open for the 36th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference to be held Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Las Positas College Gymnasium, 3000 Campus Hill Drive, Livermore. The deadline to register is Friday, Feb. 14. The conference begins at 8:30 a.m. The daylong event is held...

Trish Damkroger selected one of HPCWire's 2014 'People to Watch'

Jan. 28, 2014 -  
Trish Damkroger, LLNL deputy associate director for Computation , has been named one of the "People to Watch" in High Performance Computing (HPC) for 2014 by HPCWire, the online news service covering supercomputing. Damkroger, who has served in numerous leadership positions in the Computation...

Lab scientist named vice president of materials society

Jan. 27, 2014 -  
Patrice Turchi, a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, will be installed as the 2014 vice president of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) in February. Turchi, who is the group leader of LLNL's Materials Science Division of the...

The Flame Challenge is on: What is color?

Jan. 23, 2014 -  
How well do you know science? Do you know it well enough to explain it to a fellow scientist, engineer or your boss? What about a news reporter, college or high school student? Or, the ultimate challenge, a fifth-grade student? That is what the Flame Challenge is all about: encouraging scientists...

LLNL's Saturday lectures explore computational modeling

Jan. 15, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's popular lecture series, "Science on Saturday," returns Feb. 1 and runs through March 1. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the program. The series will offer four lectures with a theme of computational modeling. Topics include exploring nature via...

LLNL's 2013 Year-in-Review edition now online

Jan. 14, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore's Newsline month-by-month highlights from 2013 are available on the Web in the 2013 Year-in-Review edition. As in the past, listings are in four categories: Science and technology; People; Operations; and Awards and recognition. The 2013 Year-in-Review will appear only...

Lab physicist selected for Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering

Jan. 13, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory physicist Miguel Morales has been selected for a 2014 Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering (PECASE) for his leading edge research in condensed matter physics. Using advanced computational techniques such as density functional theory and...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's top 10 stories of 2013

Dec. 30, 2013 -  
In 2013, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory continued six decades of scientific and technical achievement for national security, energy, the environment and basic science. Livermore technological innovation in such areas as high performance computing, micro-technology and energy also contribute...