Posts tagged with "Weapons"

For article Future U.S. military leaders strengthen bond with LLNL

Future U.S. military leaders strengthen bond with LLNL

July 20, 2012 -  
Senior Laboratory managers had the opportunity to meet with future American military leaders at the MARA (Military Academic Research Associates) and Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) intern reception last week in the West Cafeteria. The annual reception is a chance for these participants to...
For article NIF team wins esteemed plasma physics award

NIF team wins esteemed plasma physics award

July 19, 2012 -  
A far-reaching discovery about laser-matter interaction with important implications for the National Ignition Facility (NIF) has led to the selection of a team of researchers named recipients of the 2012 John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research. The award, established by the...
For article Lab to collaborate with NASA Ames Research Center

Lab to collaborate with NASA Ames Research Center

June 29, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and NASA's Ames Research Center (ARC) in Mountain View, Calif., have agreed to collaborate by sharing technology and resources on technical areas of national interest, including space missions, energy and advanced computing. LLNL director Parney...
For article Lawrence Livermore wins six R&D Awards for science, technological innovation

Lawrence Livermore wins six R&D Awards for science, technological innovation

June 20, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have won six awards for their efforts in developing breakthrough technologies with commercial potential. See video . R&D Magazine announced the winners of its annual R&D 100 Awards, sometimes called the "Oscars of Invention" on Wednesday...
For article Journal article written by Lab employee, others wins 'paper of the year'

Journal article written by Lab employee, others wins 'paper of the year'

June 14, 2012 -  
An article written by an LLNL scientist and five other researchers about remediating an American airport after a chemical warfare attack has been named "Risk Management Paper of the Year" for 2011 by the journal Human and Ecological Risk Assessment (HERA). In selecting the chemical remediation...
For article Bruce E. Warner selected principal associate director, Global Security

Bruce E. Warner selected principal associate director, Global Security

June 14, 2012 -  
Bruce Warner has been named principal associate director of Global Security at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Director Parney Albright announced Thursday. Warner takes over the position from Albright, who stepped down as the Global Security leader after he was selected as the 11th Lab...
For article New research shows brain injuries from blasts similar to football impacts

New research shows brain injuries from blasts similar to football impacts

May 16, 2012 -  
In an advance that may someday provide health benefits for soldiers and athletes, a team of researchers has discovered a mechanism that could be the cause of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in blast-exposed soldiers. The breakthrough study, published today in the journal Science Translational...
For article Nimble Titan 12: an international missile defense exercise

Nimble Titan 12: an international missile defense exercise

May 4, 2012 -  
Just four days after North Korea's failed three-stage missile launch, a pre-scheduled international missile defense exercise got under way at a high-tech conference center in southern Virginia. Participants from 14 nations, and observers from such organizations as NATO, spent four days planning...
For article White captures award for nuclear forensics work

White captures award for nuclear forensics work

April 24, 2012 -  
For the second straight quarter, a Laboratory employee has received an award from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) for his work in post-detonation nuclear forensics. The most recent winner is Lab physicist Roger White, a designer in B-Division from the Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI...
For article Rodgers garners award for nuclear forensics work

Rodgers garners award for nuclear forensics work

Feb. 23, 2012 -  
Lab geophysicist Arthur Rodgers has received an award from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) for his work in nuclear forensics. A researcher in the Atmospheric, Earth & Energy Division of the Physical & Life Sciences Directorate, Rodgers was named the "top contributor of the...