Posts tagged with "Science"

For article Tri-Valley Science and Engineering Fair to expand

Tri-Valley Science and Engineering Fair to expand

Dec. 13, 2011 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has announced plans to expand the Tri-Valley Science and Engineering Fair (TVSEF) it has sponsored for the past 15 years. The fair, affiliated with the Intel Corporation, has served students in Alameda County so successfully that it has become a model for...
For article Hart returns to head Forensic Science Center

Hart returns to head Forensic Science Center

Dec. 8, 2011 -  
A former researcher in the Lab's Forensic Science Center (FSC) has returned to the Laboratory to lead the center. Brad Hart, who worked as a staff scientist at the FSC from 2004 to 2009, has been named the center's director and started his new position in early October. He returns to LLNL after...
For article Dick Post: A life in service to the country

Dick Post: A life in service to the country

Dec. 7, 2011 -  
Editor's note: Seventy years ago today, Pearl Harbor was bombed by the Japanese, leading to the U.S. involvement in World War II. In memory of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Lab scientist Dick Post shares his experience during that tumultuous time. On Dec. 7, 1941, Dick Post was at work. He...
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 (...