Posts tagged with "Science"

For article LLNL featured at innovation forum

LLNL featured at innovation forum

July 27, 2012 -  
BioSciences and Biotechnology Division Leader Ken Turteltaub joined a panel of industry leaders at the 4th annual Tri-Valley Innovation Forum held last week at Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery in Pleasanton. The forum, which included a business expo and networking session prior to the luncheon panel,...
For article Yu-hsin Chen receives APS outstanding doctoral thesis award

Yu-hsin Chen receives APS outstanding doctoral thesis award

July 24, 2012 -  
Yu-hsin Chen, an LLNL postdoc in the NIF & PS Directorate, has been selected to receive the 2012 Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award by the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics. The award, sponsored by General Atomics, was established to recognize "...
For article Summer 'Fun with Science' scheduled

Summer 'Fun with Science' scheduled

June 29, 2012 -  
Family and friends of Lab employees are invited to a special summer series of the popular "Fun with Science" show hosted by the Lab's Public Affairs Office. Shows are scheduled for: Saturday, July 14 Time: 10:30 a.m. - noon Location: Discovery Center, Bldg. 651 Thursday, July 26 Time: 1:30-3 p.m...
For article Lab to collaborate with NASA Ames Research Center

Lab to collaborate with NASA Ames Research Center

June 29, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and NASA's Ames Research Center (ARC) in Mountain View, Calif., have agreed to collaborate by sharing technology and resources on technical areas of national interest, including space missions, energy and advanced computing. LLNL director Parney...
For article New accelerator to examine heavy-ion-beam approach to inertial fusion power

New accelerator to examine heavy-ion-beam approach to inertial fusion power

June 22, 2012 -  
The Department of Energy's Heavy Ion Fusion Science Virtual National Laboratory (HIFS-VNL), whose member institutions include LLNL, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, has recently completed a new accelerator designed to study an alternate...
For article Lawrence Livermore wins six R&D Awards for science, technological innovation

Lawrence Livermore wins six R&D Awards for science, technological innovation

June 20, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have won six awards for their efforts in developing breakthrough technologies with commercial potential. See video . R&D Magazine announced the winners of its annual R&D 100 Awards, sometimes called the "Oscars of Invention" on Wednesday...
For article Interactive program beams scientists into the classroom

Interactive program beams scientists into the classroom

June 15, 2012 -  
When Tracy High School science teacher Dean Reese invited Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists to present a lesson to his students, all he had to do was plug in the television monitor in his classroom. That's because the Lab's Sonia Wharton and Jeff Mirocha presented a remote...
For article Lab assists Navajo Nation in monitoring uranium sites

Lab assists Navajo Nation in monitoring uranium sites

June 13, 2012 -  
Scientists from LLNL assisted the Navajo Abandoned Mine Lands Reclamation Program (NAMLRP) in developing an environmental uranium monitoring station at the Tse Tah Morrison site south of Red Mesa, Ariz. The monitoring station is the first of its kind used for characterizing the more than 1,000...
For article Perez wins EPS Plasma Physics Ph.D. Research Award

Perez wins EPS Plasma Physics Ph.D. Research Award

June 13, 2012 -  
LLNL postdoc Frederic Perez is one of three recipients of this year's Ph.D. Research Award from the Plasma Physics Division of the European Physical Society (EPS). Perez will receive his award during the 39th EPS plasma physics conference, held in Stockholm, Sweden, on July 2-6. Perez received the...
For article NuSTAR opens out of this world view thanks to Lab technology

NuSTAR opens out of this world view thanks to Lab technology

June 13, 2012 -  
For astrophysicist Bill Craig and his team, NASA's NuSTAR will open up a whole new world. In fact, NuSTAR will allow them to observe a new class of objects in space, called extreme objects, which have never been seen. The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (or NuSTAR), is the first focusing,...