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Lab employee and veteran Steve Leahy volunteers to help disaster victims rebuild

Nov. 16, 2017 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies. Many of these agencies are available for employees to donate through the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign. ____________ If you ask...
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‘Science on Saturday’ lecture in Oakland to explore biologically inspired nano-bots

Nov. 15, 2017 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientists Matt Coleman, Amy Rasley and Wei He, along with Tracy High School science teacher Erin McKay, will present “Building Biologically Inspired Nano-Bots,” the second and final lecture in the 2017 Science on Saturday series at the Chabot Space and Science Center. The...

Veteran Shaun Stephenson reflects on his military service and journey to honor his brother

Nov. 10, 2017 -  
“I was operating in the theater in late January of 1991, preparing for the challenges that lay ahead with an unforeseen enemy," Shaun Stephenson recalled. "Little did I know that one of those challenges would be the loss of my brother.” Stephenson, from Bountiful, Utah, was 19 years old when he...

Bay Area Science Festival to deliver Saturday

Nov. 9, 2017 -  
The Bay Area Science Festival returns to AT&T Park in San Francisco on Saturday, Nov. 11. The 7th annual Discovery Day at AT&T Park features hundreds of activities to “unleash your inner scientist” and explore some of the scientific and technical work going on at the national labs, colleges...
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LLNL's popular lecture series highlighting ‘Ingenious Inventions’ premieres in Oakland

Nov. 1, 2017 -  
LIVERMORE, California -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's popular lecture series, "Science on Saturday," premieres Saturday, Nov. 4, at 2 p.m. at the Chabot Space and Science Center, located at 10,000 Skyline Blvd. in Oakland. The series will offer two different lectures, one each on...
Girls Who Code

‘Girls Who Code’ workshop introduces students to 3D printing, computer-aided design

Oct. 13, 2017 -  
Granada High School sophomore Sehar Khan wants to be a professional wrestler when she grows up. But if that doesn’t pan out, she has a contingency plan. “Engineering is really fun,” Khan said. “You can be creative and you have the freedom and choice to do what you want, and I like that. I want to...
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Move over, Einstein: boy genius aims for stars

Oct. 6, 2017 -  
He has been called the next Einstein due to his understanding of particle physics, while his perfect pitch has drawn comparisons to Mozart. He has set a goal of building his own star, which he plans to place somewhere in the Andromeda galaxy. He’s confident he can help NASA with its first manned...
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Laboratory recognized for its sustainability

Sep. 29, 2017 -  
Representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) Region 9 on Tuesday presented Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) with a regional-level award for significant efforts in reducing waste. The award ceremony was held at Sandia National Laboratory-California’s open campus at...
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Girls empowered to expand their horizons

Sep. 29, 2017 -  
The San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (SJEYH) conference for girls celebrated its 25th year with the theme “STEMpowered!” on Saturday, Sept. 23, bringing 500 girls to the University of the Pacific Campus in Stockton to learn more about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...
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New Livermore Lab Foundation supports scientific advancement through philanthropy

Sep. 19, 2017 -  
The recently launched Livermore Lab Foundation (LLF) represents a new opportunity to support scientific advancement. LLF was formed to generate philanthropic backing of scientific research, technological development and educational outreach activities at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL...