Posts tagged with "Science"

Lab's 'Science on Saturday' lecture: It's elemental

Mar. 1, 2011 -  
WHO: Lab scientist Ken Moody and teacher Dean Reese will present " Superheavy Elements: Search for the End of the Periodic Table ." WHAT: The periodic table provides a way of presenting chemical information that makes it the fundamental tool of the chemist. Consequently, it is displayed on the...

Livermore researchers capture two awards for technology transfers to businesses

Feb. 28, 2011 -  
Researchers and technology transfer professionals from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will receive two awards for excellence in technology transfer by the Federal Laboratory Consortium. LLNL's two awards this year make it one of seven research laboratories to receive multiple honors, among...

Girls to explore science and math careers at annual 'Expanding Your Horizons' Conference

Feb. 17, 2011 -  
The 32nd annual Tri-Valley Expanding your Horizons in Math and Science Conference returns on Saturday, Feb. 26, to the 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 young women, grades 6-9, from Dublin,...

Lab showcases energy research at annual gathering of American Association for Advancement of Science

Feb. 11, 2011 -  
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will showcase its work in energy research when the American Association for the Advancement of Science holds its annual gathering, Feb. 17-21, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. This year's theme, "Science Without Borders,"...

Combatting antibiotic resistant bacteria: it's all in the genes

Jan. 31, 2011 -  
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have discovered a new way to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria by using the bacteria's own genes. For more than 50 years, antibiotics have been used to treat a variety of deadly infections and saved countless lives. Its broad...

Lawrence Livermore's Kennedy Reed elected AAAS fellow

Jan. 11, 2011 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Kennedy Reed, a physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, has been awarded the distinction of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellow. He is being recognized for important studies in atomic theory, and for many successful efforts to increase...

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope deemed top priority ground-based astronomical facility

Aug. 17, 2010 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. — The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), in which Lawrence Livermore plays a large role, has been ranked by a key scientific committee as the top priority for the next large ground-based astronomical facility. In a recent report, New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and...