Posts tagged with "Science"

NASA | SDO: Year 5

LLNL finds a place in the sun

Apr. 1, 2015 -  
This year marks five years in space for NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), which provides incredibly detailed images of the whole sun 24 hours a day. Capturing an image with one arcsecond spatial resolution at 10 different wavelengths once per 10 seconds, SDO has provided an unprecedentedly...
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White House Science & Technology policy associate director to join Lawrence Livermore

Mar. 16, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE, California — Patricia Falcone, the associate director for National Security and International Affairs in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), has been selected as deputy director for Science and Technology at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)...
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Ten Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers named 2014 APS fellows

Jan. 12, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. – Ten Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have been selected as 2014 fellows of the American Physical Society (APS). The new fellows represent a wide selection of physics expertise, ranging from laser science to hohlraum design to theoretical solid state...
Year In Review front cover

Lawrence Livermore highlights from 2014

Jan. 8, 2015 -  
Newsline's month-by-month highlights from 2014 are available on the Web . As in the past, listings are in four categories: Science and Technology; People; Operations; and Recognition and Awards. The 2014 Year-in-Review will appear electronically; there will be no print edition. The Web-based format...
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Technology quickly traces source of tainted food

Jan. 7, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE, California – Foodborne illnesses kill roughly 3,000 Americans each year and about 1 in 6 are sickened, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet most contaminated foods are never traced back to their source. That’s because existing methods to track tainted food...
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Top 10 science and technology stories of 2014

Dec. 17, 2014 -  
In 2014, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) built on a 62-year tradition of translating basic science into technologies that ensure national security, address pressing real world problems and expand the boundaries of fundamental science. The top stories of the year are a reflection of...
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X-ray laser acts as tool to track life’s chemistry

Dec. 5, 2014 -  
An international research team that includes researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has captured the highest-resolution protein snapshots ever taken with an X-ray laser, revealing how a key protein in a photosynthetic bacterium changes shape when hit by light. Human biology is a...