Posts tagged with "Physical & Life Sciences"

For article Bruce Remington awarded prestigious Edward Teller Medal

Bruce Remington awarded prestigious Edward Teller Medal

Sept. 14, 2011 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Bruce Remington, group leader for material dynamics in the National Ignition Facility Directorate's High Energy Density Experiments Program at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), is the recipient of the 2011 Edward Teller Medal. The Fusion Energy Division of the...
For article LLNL researcher awarded $2.4 million from NIH

LLNL researcher awarded $2.4 million from NIH

Aug. 19, 2011 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researcher Pejman Naraghi-Arani has been awarded $2.4 million by the National Institutes of Health under the Partnerships for Biodefense Program, which aims to develop various tools that can be applied to detect, mitigate the effects of or protect against a...
For article Lab dominates technology transfer awards

Lab dominates technology transfer awards

Aug. 18, 2011 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory once again is receiving honors for its efforts to move breakthrough ideas from the Lab into the marketplace. The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer is a national network of federal laboratories that develops strategies...
For article Moon and Earth may be younger than originally thought

Moon and Earth may be younger than originally thought

Aug. 17, 2011 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- New research using a technique that measures the isotopes of lead and neodymium in lunar crustal rocks shows that the moon and Earth may be millions of years younger than originally thought. The common estimate of the moon's age is as old as 4.5 billion years old (roughly the...
For article Lab and Spain sign agreement to collaborate on fusion

Lab and Spain sign agreement to collaborate on fusion

Aug. 3, 2011 -  
The Laboratory has signed a memorandum of understanding to engage in joint research and to promote the exchange of personnel with Spain's Instituto de Fusion Nuclear (IFN), a research institute of the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM) to explore the highest level of nuclear fusion research...
For article Lindl, Rosen, Santer and Spencer named Distinguished Members Technical Staff

Lindl, Rosen, Santer and Spencer named Distinguished Members Technical Staff

July 19, 2011 -  
Four Laboratory employees have been named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff (DMTS) for their extraordinary scientific and technical contributions to the Laboratory and its missions as acknowledged by their professional peers and the larger community. John Lindl of the NIF and Photon Science...
For article LLNL's Yuan Ping receives 2011 Katherine E. Weimer Award

LLNL's Yuan Ping receives 2011 Katherine E. Weimer Award

July 15, 2011 -  
Lab researcher Yuan Ping of the Physics Division has been named the recipient of the American Physical Society's Division of Plasma Physics (APS-DPP) 2011 Katherine E. Weimer Award. The award, established in 2001, recognizes the contribution and potential of women in plasma science and is given...
For article National Science Board authorizes LSST preliminary design review

National Science Board authorizes LSST preliminary design review

July 8, 2011 -  
The National Science Board has given permission for the Division of Astronomical Sciences at the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct a preliminary design review for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). Livermore has played a pivotal role in the LSST project over the last decade,...
For article LLNL set to host International Lattice Physics Conference

LLNL set to host International Lattice Physics Conference

July 7, 2011 -  
Next week, nearly 400 scientists from around the world will converge at the pristine mountains near Lake Tahoe to discuss all aspects of physics related to the fundamental particles of nature, quarks and gluons that form the matter we observe within our visible universe. They also will discuss the...
For article From the stars to nuclear forensics

From the stars to nuclear forensics

July 5, 2011 -  
Using an instrument originally developed to probe the minute amounts of stellar dust found in meteorites, Kim Knight has developed a technique to analyze raw materials to determine the fallout from a nuclear explosion. Called Resonance Ionization Mass Spectrometry or RIMS, Knight and LLNL colleague...