Posts tagged with "Science"

For article Jan. 9 deadline for submitting clean energy proposals

Jan. 9 deadline for submitting clean energy proposals

Dec. 5, 2011 -  
Energy businesses that would like to collaborate with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory teams of experts to advance clean energy technology through high performance computing (HPC) must submit a one page letter of intent by the close of business Monday, Jan. 9. The initial call for proposals...
For article Proton beam experiments open new areas of research

Proton beam experiments open new areas of research

Dec. 5, 2011 -  
By focusing proton beams using high-intensity lasers, a team of scientists have discovered a new way to heat material and create new states of matter in the laboratory. Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Jacobs School of Engineering at the University of California, San Diego;...
For article Livermore and Russian scientists propose new names for elements 114 and 116

Livermore and Russian scientists propose new names for elements 114 and 116

Dec. 1, 2011 -  
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) today recommended new proposed names for elements 114 and 116, the latest heavy elements to be added to the periodic table. Scientists of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)-Dubna collaboration proposed the names as...
For article Lawrence Livermore scientists provide support for launch of the Mars Science Laboratory

Lawrence Livermore scientists provide support for launch of the Mars Science Laboratory

Nov. 23, 2011 -  
When an Atlas V rocket lifts the Mars Science Laboratory into space, one of the most comprehensive radiological emergency preparedness systems will be on the ground to monitor the launch. In preparation for the launch, now expected to occur this Saturday (Nov. 26), NASA has installed 30...
For article Lab entertains thousands during Science Discovery Day at AT&T Park

Lab entertains thousands during Science Discovery Day at AT&T Park

Nov. 8, 2011 -  
On Sunday, Nov. 6, more than 21,000 people crowded AT&T Park for a day of hands-on experiments, exhibits, games and shows during Science Discovery Day at AT&T Park. The event was the culmination of the Bay Area Science Festival's week-long science festivities, which featured more than 100...
For article Bay Area Science Festival to offer weekend fun

Bay Area Science Festival to offer weekend fun

Nov. 2, 2011 -  
The Lab has been a proud supporter of the first annual Bay Area Science Festival, an event that brings together an unprecedented brain trust of the region's scientific and educational partners to produce one of the largest science-based events ever held in the United States, featuring more than 100...
For article Lab-based PCR research most accessed article in August

Lab-based PCR research most accessed article in August

Nov. 1, 2011 -  
A scientific paper written by a team of LLNL researchers and engineers was the most-accessed article for the month of August for the international journal Analyst . The paper, describing a device for the sub-three-minute amplification of nucleic acids (DNA and RNA) using polymerase chain reaction (...
For article Fun with Science at the Discovery Center

Fun with Science at the Discovery Center

Nov. 1, 2011 -  
Family and friends of Lab employees are invited to the popular "Fun with Science" show hosted by the Public Affairs Office. Space is available for the following: Saturday, Nov. 5 Session 1: 10:30 a.m.-noon Session 2: 12:30-2 p.m. Location: Discovery Center Designed for children at the fifth grade...
For article Lab team helps measure femtosecond pulses of X-ray free electron

Lab team helps measure femtosecond pulses of X-ray free electron

Oct. 20, 2011 -  
An international team including three LLNL researchers have measured for the first time the spatial and temporal coherence of a single femtosecond X-ray pulse generated by the first hard X-ray free-electron laser (XFEL), the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS), at the SLAC National Accelerator...
For article Reed elected to executive board of the International Council for Science

Reed elected to executive board of the International Council for Science

Oct. 18, 2011 -  
Lab Physicist Kennedy Reed was elected to the executive board of the International Council for Science (ICSU). ICSU is a non-governmental organization with a global membership of national scientific bodies (such as national scientific academies) representing 141 countries, and 30 International...