Posts tagged with "Science"

For article Research shows humans are primary cause of global ocean warming over past 50 years

Research shows humans are primary cause of global ocean warming over past 50 years

June 10, 2012 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- The oceans have warmed in the past 50 years, but not by natural events alone. New research by a team of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists and international collaborators shows that the observed ocean warming over the last 50 years is consistent with climate...
For article Livermore students speak live with astronauts in space

Livermore students speak live with astronauts in space

June 6, 2012 -  
Students at Livermore's Junction Avenue School had an opportunity that was "out of this world." They got the chance on Wednesday to talk with three astronauts via an in-flight education downlink from the International Space Station (ISS). The entire school's student body -- from kindergarten to 8th...
For article Local high school seniors receive Edward Teller science scholarships

Local high school seniors receive Edward Teller science scholarships

June 5, 2012 -  
Five local high school seniors from Livermore and Tracy have been awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's prestigious Edward Teller Science Scholarship. The awards, instituted in 2004 in honor of the late Dr. Teller, renowned physicist and Lab co-founder, are given annually by the...

Media advisory: Lawrence Livermore, Livermore school district to host NASA space station downlink

June 4, 2012 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District are teaming up to give students the opportunity to talk with astronauts aboard the International Space Station. WHAT: After submitting an application to NASA's education program, Livermore's...
For article Guilderson takes the guess work out of climate change

Guilderson takes the guess work out of climate change

May 30, 2012 -  
Climate change and the carbon cycle are tied so closely that geochemist Tom Guilderson can study an isotope of carbon and find out how the climate has varied in the past, how rapidly it changed and the external and internal factors that may have affected it. That was the subject of Guilderson's...
For article Optical Society of America names Seppala senior member

Optical Society of America names Seppala senior member

May 25, 2012 -  
Lynn Seppala has been named a senior member of the Optical Society of America (OSA), an international society for optics and photonics scientists, engineers, educators and business leaders. Senior membership status recognizes members with more than 10 years of significant experience and...
For article Lab seismic research on display at California Academy of Sciences

Lab seismic research on display at California Academy of Sciences

May 21, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory seismologists will be on hand Wednesday at the media premiere of the California Academy of Sciences' new show, "Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet." "Earthquake" is a new planetarium show and major exhibit that will open to the public on May 26. The...
For article Laboratory scientists win four Office of Science Early Career Research Program awards

Laboratory scientists win four Office of Science Early Career Research Program awards

May 16, 2012 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Four Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have earned $10 million in funding through the Department of Energy Office of Science Early Career Research Program (ECRP). "Early career" is defined as principal investigators (PIs) who are within 10 years of receiving a...
For article Lawrence Livermore work may improve the efficiency of the biofuel production cycle

Lawrence Livermore work may improve the efficiency of the biofuel production cycle

May 14, 2012 -  
By deciphering the makeup of a bacterium found in the soil of a tropical rain forest, scientists may have a better understanding of how to more efficiently produce biofuels. The production of liquid fuels derived from plant biomass offers a promising technology for reducing greenhouse gas emissions...
For article Laboratory science on display

Laboratory science on display

April 30, 2012 -  
Science was on full display over the weekend as the second USA Science & Engineering Expo returned to Washington, D.C. Thousands of aspiring scientists, engineers and technicians queued up at the Laboratory's four booths to test their knowledge of basic science information, try their best at...