Posts tagged with "Science"

Calculating conditions at the birth of the universe

Aug. 25, 2014 -  
Using a calculation originally proposed seven years ago to be performed on a petaflop computer, Lawrence Livermore researchers computed conditions that simulate the birth of the universe. When the universe was less than one microsecond old and more than one trillion degrees, it transformed from a...

LLNL wins three regional FLC awards

Aug. 12, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have been selected to receive three regional awards for technology transfer by the Federal Laboratory Consortium . This year's awards will be presented Aug. 26 during the FLC's two-day Far West/Mid-Continent regional meeting at the Sheraton Denver...

Visiting professor welds new partnerships

Aug. 7, 2014 -  
Commander Brad Baker , assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the United States Naval Academy , recently completed a six-week stint at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) as part of the Visiting Scientist Program. Baker has conducted research in conjunction with Livermore for...

Summer workshops provide hands-on learning for high school students

Aug. 4, 2014 -  
Each summer, college students from around the world descend upon the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to conduct research and experience what it is like to work at a national laboratory. While hosting college students at LLNL is commonplace, the presence of high school students onsite...

A dynamic introduction to cybersecurity

Jul. 28, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore's Celeste Matarazzo was attending a cybersecurity conference when she was struck with a realization: The field of cybersecurity had a diversity problem. "It's about more than racial or gender diversity -- it's about diversity of thought. Both cybercrime and cybersecurity are only...

Engineering program established for veterans

Jul. 21, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) recently established a 24-month academic program to provide technical education and hands-on training for veterans, officials recently announced. The new...

Summer internship marks new relationship with Orion Academy

Jul. 15, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is sponsoring a four-week summer internship for Sam Weinstein, a student from Orion Academy, which provides a college-preparatory program for secondary students whose academic success is compromised by a neurocognitive disability such as Asperger's...

Labs, industry join forces to train cyber security specialists for nation's critical cyber infrastructure

Jul. 14, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is joining Bechtel BNI and Los Alamos National Laboratory to train a new class of cyber defense professionals to protect the nation's critical digital infrastructure. The Bechtel-Lawrence Livermore-Los Alamos Cyber Career Development Program is designed to...

Lawrence Livermore captures four R&D 100 awards for leading industrial inventions

Jul. 11, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers are the recipients of four awards among the top 100 industrial inventions worldwide for 2013. The four technologies honored were developed by three teams of LLNL researchers who worked with industrial collaborators, and also by a multidisciplinary...

Teacher Research Academy summer series in full swing

Jul. 3, 2014 -  
While a good number of teachers are vacationing this time of the year, some teachers elect to continue the learning through the summer months tduring the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) Teacher Research Academy (TRA). The academy, which kicked off in June, is a summer-long series of...