Posts tagged with "Science"

Rodgers garners award for nuclear forensics work

Feb. 23, 2012 -  
Lab geophysicist Arthur Rodgers has received an award from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) for his work in nuclear forensics. A researcher in the Atmospheric, Earth & Energy Division of the Physical & Life Sciences Directorate, Rodgers was named the "top contributor of the...

Postdoc to continue micrometeorite research through Marie Curie Fellowship

Feb. 22, 2012 -  
If you don't believe that good things come in small packages, talk to Penny Wozniakiewicz who studies micrometeorites -- the tiny extraterrestrial dust sized particles that could hold the key to the origins of our solar system. Wozniakiewicz , a postdoc who has been working in the Lab's Institute...

Ten scientists named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff

Feb. 21, 2012 -  
Ten Laboratory researchers have been named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff (DMTS) for their extraordinary scientific and technical contributions to the Laboratory and its missions as acknowledged by their professional peers and the larger community. Jim Candy of the Engineering Directorate...

Former Lab postdoc receives AFOSR award

Feb. 16, 2012 -  
Kramer Akli has been named one of the recipients of the 2012 Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR ) Young Investigator award. Akli completed his original thesis work at LLNL as a graduate student at the University of California, Davis. While at LLNL, he was supported through a Student...

Girls to explore science and math careers at conference

Feb. 14, 2012 -  
The 33rd annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference returns on Saturday, Feb. 25, to Diablo Valley College, San Ramon Campus at 1690 Watermill Road, San Ramon. The conference begins at 8:30 a.m. The daylong event is held for girls, grades 6-9, from Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton, San Ramon...

Media Advisory Lab's 'Science On Saturday' Lecture: Sleuthing Seismic Signals

Feb. 7, 2012 -  
WHO: Lab scientist Sean Ford and teacher Ken Wedel will present, " Sleuthing Seismic Signals: Understanding Earthquake Hazards and Monitoring Nuclear Explosions ," at the next Science on Saturday lecture. WHAT: The probability of a magnitude 6.7 or greater earthquake in the Greater Bay Area during...

Lab's Science on Saturday draws standing room only audience

Feb. 7, 2012 -  
More than 1,100 local people and more worldwide attended the first lecture in the popular "Science on Saturday" series this past Saturday. For the first time, the program was broadcast over the Internet, allowing participants to interact with the presenter by asking questions during the...

LLNL offers another exceptional season of Saturday science lectures

Jan. 26, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's popular lecture series, "Science on Saturday," returns Feb. 4 and runs through March 3. This year's talks cover a wide range of current topics including the Lab's work on the Mercury Messenger; effects of earthquakes; space junk; and restoring sight to the...

Optical Society of America names two Lab employees fellows

Jan. 12, 2012 -  
Laboratory employees David Fittinghoff and Edward Moses have recently been elected as fellows of the Optical Society of America (OSA). Fittinghoff, a physicist in the Physics Division, has been recognized for his "foundational work in optical field ionization using ultrashort pulses and innovative...

Newsline's year in review now available on Web

Jan. 9, 2012 -  
Newsline's month-by-month highlights from 2011 are now online. As in the past, listings are in four categories: Science and Technology; People; Operations; and Awards. However, in a departure from past practice, the 2011 Year-in-Review appears only electronically; there will be no print edition...