Posts tagged with "Science"

Laser researchers revolutionize aviation industry

Apr. 4, 2014 -  
Editor's note: This article is part of an occasional series about LLNL entrepreneurs. Most people don't realize it, but the airplane they are flying on may be stronger and safer thanks to a pair of former Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers who developed and commercialized an...

Lab women profiled in DOE's 'Women @ Energy' feature

Mar. 31, 2014 -  
In celebration of Women's History Month, the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the Department of Energy (DOE), highlighted the contributions of talented and dedicated employees from across the DOE complex in an online feature called " Women @ Energy: Innovators in Science, Technology,...

Lawrence Livermore receives prestigious defense industry recognition

Mar. 31, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - The Precision Strike Association (PSA) has awarded the 18th annual William J. Perry Award to the BLU-129/B team, which includes researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The award honors the immediate and long-term impact the BLU-129/B has had and will have...

Cleantech Open connects national labs with entrepreneurs

Mar. 21, 2014 -  
The Cleantech Open, the world's largest accelerator for clean technology startups, hosted a regional networking event Tuesday to discuss the challenges and opportunities for investors and entrepreneurs to do business with Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national laboratories. The event at the...

Farnsworth honored by Livermore School District

Mar. 19, 2014 -  
Richard "Dick" Farnsworth was recently honored at a Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) public Board meeting for his service and contributions to science education. Farnsworth, who retired from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in January, has long been involved with...

Lawrence Livermore women participate in online forum on STEM careers

Mar. 14, 2014 -  
A group of women from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) recently gathered to participate in a Google+ Hangout, "Find Your STEM Role Model," and Twitter chat promoting women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers. The event was hosted by NASA and the...

Livermore researchers spy deep into giant gas planets

Mar. 13, 2014 -  
Using the VUV Free-Electron Laser (FEL) FLASH at Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) in Hamburg, Germany, Lawrence Livermore researchers were part of a team that took a sneak peek deep into the lower atmospheric layers of giant gas planets such as Jupiter or Saturn. Their observations reveal...

Lab technologies showcased through webinar series

Mar. 12, 2014 -  
The connection between Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's technologies and industry needs are not always apparent. A monthly webinar series developed by LLNL's Industrial Partnership Office (IPO) is trying to match the Lab's innovations with commercial partners that see a need for them in...

Q&A with Neda Gray: Celebrating Black History Month and STEM

Feb. 27, 2014 -  
In honor of Black History Month, the African-American Body of Laboratory Employees (ABLE) and the Office of Strategic Diversity Programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will be highlighting the accomplishments of several members of our African American employee population. They...

Conference helps girls to 'Build a Better Future'

Feb. 25, 2014 -  
It was a fun-filled day this past Saturday for more than 300 girls, in grades 6 to 9, when they attended the Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference on the Los Positas College campus. The annual event is geared to increase interest and foster awareness of careers in math and science. This...