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‘Science On Screen’ pairs menacing microbes lecture with the film ‘Contagion’

March 18, 2015 -  
Who: The second in the Science on Screen series features Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) biomedical scientist Beth Vitalis, who will present “Menacing Microbes: Protein Models Reveal Secrets.” Vitalis has provided guidance of bioinformatics efforts supporting pathogen detection and...
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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory debuts ‘Science On Screen’ series in Modesto

March 10, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE, California -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is partnering with The State Theatre in Modesto to bring a three-week series of " Science on Screen " to the theater on Saturdays in March. The Science on Screen series creatively pairs cutting-edge science presented by leading...
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Conference provides girls a peek into their future

March 4, 2015 -  
It was a fun-filled and enlightening day for more than 400 girls in grades 6 to 9 when they attended the Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons (TVEYH) Conference on the Las Positas College campus on Saturday. The annual event, now in its 37th year, is geared to increase interest and foster awareness...
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‘Science on Saturday’ lecture to explore computer simulations of earthquakes

March 2, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore scientist Arthur Rodgers and Los Gatos High School teacher Dan Burns will present “Computer Simulations of Earthquakes in the San Francisco Bay Area,” the final lecture in the 2015 Science on Saturday series for students. WHAT: This informative and entertaining lecture will cover...
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Las Positas College to host annual Tri-Valley ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ conference

Feb. 25, 2015 -  
Who : More than 300 girls in grades 6-9 will gather to meet scientists and engineers and explore careers in math and science at the 37th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizon’s Conference. What: The Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference is an annual event geared to increase interest and...
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DOE video series features Livermore analyst

Feb. 23, 2015 -  
Suzanne Singer, an energy and thermal fluids analyst at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), recently became the first LLNL employee to be featured in the Department of Energy’s #WomenInSTEM video series , where she discusses her research and how she is using her knowledge to help Native...
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Lawrence Livermore National Security donates $40,000 to area school districts

Feb. 20, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Security ( LLNS ), the entity that manages Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) for the Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration, has donated $40,000 to local school districts in support of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)...
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‘Science On Saturday’ to explore groundwater and the impacts of drought and climate change

Feb. 18, 2015 -  
Who: Lawrence Livermore scientist Andy Thompson and Tracy High School teacher Erin McKay will present “Hydrology of an ‘Ant Farm’,” a presentation examining the environmental impact of drought and climate change. What: This informative and entertaining lecture will touch on groundwater interactions...
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‘Science On Saturday’ to explore green power

Feb. 11, 2015 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientists Jeff Mirocha and Suzanne Singer, along with Las Positas Community College instructor Eric Harpell and Granada High School teacher Tom Shefler, will present “Green Power: Making Electricity Out of Thin Air,” the second of four lectures for the Science on Saturday...