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NNSA approves Livermore Valley Open Campus concept Scientific collaboration key goal of more interactive approach

Aug. 5, 2009- 
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Nuclear Security Administration today announced the first step toward the creation of the Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC), a joint venture between Sandia National Laboratories and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory that will promote greater collaboration between the world-class scientists at the nuclear security labs and their partners in industry...

Sig Hecker on North Korea's nuclear program

July 31, 2009- 
Even though North Korea's first nuclear test, in October 2006, may have surprised the world at large, it wasn't all that unexpected to Sig Hecker."North Korea's nuclear bomb was 50 years in the making," said Hecker, former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory and co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University.Hecker, the featured speaker at...

Sig Hecker on North Korea's nuclear program

July 31, 2009- 
Even though North Korea's first nuclear test, in October 2006, may have surprised the world at large, it wasn't all that unexpected to Sig Hecker."North Korea's nuclear bomb was 50 years in the making," said Hecker, former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory and co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University.Hecker, the featured speaker at...

Sig Hecker on North Korea's nuclear program

July 31, 2009- 
Even though North Korea's first nuclear test, in October 2006, may have surprised the world at large, it wasn't all that unexpected to Sig Hecker."North Korea's nuclear bomb was 50 years in the making," said Hecker, former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory and co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University.Hecker, the featured speaker at...

Sig Hecker on North Korea's nuclear program

July 31, 2009- 
Even though North Korea's first nuclear test, in October 2006, may have surprised the world at large, it wasn't all that unexpected to Sig Hecker."North Korea's nuclear bomb was 50 years in the making," said Hecker, former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory and co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University.Hecker, the featured speaker at...

Sig Hecker on North Korea's nuclear program

July 31, 2009- 
Even though North Korea's first nuclear test, in October 2006, may have surprised the world at large, it wasn't all that unexpected to Sig Hecker."North Korea's nuclear bomb was 50 years in the making," said Hecker, former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory and co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University.Hecker, the featured speaker at...

Sig Hecker on North Korea's nuclear program

July 31, 2009- 
Even though North Korea's first nuclear test, in October 2006, may have surprised the world at large, it wasn't all that unexpected to Sig Hecker."North Korea's nuclear bomb was 50 years in the making," said Hecker, former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory and co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University.Hecker, the featured speaker at...

Sig Hecker on North Korea's nuclear program

July 31, 2009- 
Even though North Korea's first nuclear test, in October 2006, may have surprised the world at large, it wasn't all that unexpected to Sig Hecker."North Korea's nuclear bomb was 50 years in the making," said Hecker, former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory and co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University.Hecker, the featured speaker at...

Lab team sets sight on new artificial retina

July 31, 2009- 
Laboratory researchers are now developing the implantable system for a third-generation artificial retina as part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project to produce an "retinal prosthesis" that could restore vision to millions of people suffering from eye diseases. R&D 100 Magazine recently announced that the second generation artificial retina, Argus II, has been selected for a 2009 R...

Lab team sets sight on new artificial retina

July 31, 2009- 
Laboratory researchers are now developing the implantable system for a third-generation artificial retina as part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project to produce an "retinal prosthesis" that could restore vision to millions of people suffering from eye diseases. R&D 100 Magazine recently announced that the second generation artificial retina, Argus II, has been selected for a 2009 R...

Lab team sets sight on new artificial retina

July 31, 2009- 
Laboratory researchers are now developing the implantable system for a third-generation artificial retina as part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project to produce an "retinal prosthesis" that could restore vision to millions of people suffering from eye diseases. R&D 100 Magazine recently announced that the second generation artificial retina, Argus II, has been selected for a 2009 R...

Lab team sets sight on new artificial retina

July 31, 2009- 
Laboratory researchers are now developing the implantable system for a third-generation artificial retina as part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project to produce an "retinal prosthesis" that could restore vision to millions of people suffering from eye diseases. R&D 100 Magazine recently announced that the second generation artificial retina, Argus II, has been selected for a 2009 R...

Lab team sets sight on new artificial retina

July 31, 2009- 
Laboratory researchers are now developing the implantable system for a third-generation artificial retina as part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project to produce an "retinal prosthesis" that could restore vision to millions of people suffering from eye diseases. R&D 100 Magazine recently announced that the second generation artificial retina, Argus II, has been selected for a 2009 R...

Lab team sets sight on new artificial retina

July 31, 2009- 
Laboratory researchers are now developing the implantable system for a third-generation artificial retina as part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project to produce an "retinal prosthesis" that could restore vision to millions of people suffering from eye diseases. R&D 100 Magazine recently announced that the second generation artificial retina, Argus II, has been selected for a 2009 R...

Lab team sets sight on new artificial retina

July 31, 2009- 
Laboratory researchers are now developing the implantable system for a third-generation artificial retina as part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project to produce an "retinal prosthesis" that could restore vision to millions of people suffering from eye diseases. R&D 100 Magazine recently announced that the second generation artificial retina, Argus II, has been selected for a 2009 R...

Lab team sets sight on new artificial retina

July 31, 2009- 
Laboratory researchers are now developing the implantable system for a third-generation artificial retina as part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project to produce an "retinal prosthesis" that could restore vision to millions of people suffering from eye diseases. R&D 100 Magazine recently announced that the second generation artificial retina, Argus II, has been selected for a 2009 R...

Lab team sets sight on new artificial retina

July 31, 2009- 
Laboratory researchers are now developing the implantable system for a third-generation artificial retina as part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project to produce an "retinal prosthesis" that could restore vision to millions of people suffering from eye diseases. R&D 100 Magazine recently announced that the second generation artificial retina, Argus II, has been selected for a 2009 R...

'Fun With Science' at the Discovery Center

July 31, 2009- 
The Lab's Public Affairs Office will present a "summer session" of "Fun With Science" at the Lab's Discovery Center (Bldg. 651) on Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Designed for children at the fifth grade level (though it can be enjoyed by children younger and older, as well), Fun with Science is intended to spark kids' interest in science through entertaining demonstrations and...

'Fun With Science' at the Discovery Center

July 31, 2009- 
The Lab's Public Affairs Office will present a "summer session" of "Fun With Science" at the Lab's Discovery Center (Bldg. 651) on Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Designed for children at the fifth grade level (though it can be enjoyed by children younger and older, as well), Fun with Science is intended to spark kids' interest in science through entertaining demonstrations and...

News Briefs: July 31, 2009

July 31, 2009- 
DDLS speaker to focus on climate change Robert Socolow, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and co-director of The Carbon Mitigation Initiative at Princeton University, will present "Technology, Policy and Values for Living in a Greenhouse," at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, in the Bldg. 123 auditorium. The growing prosperity of our species and the smallness of our planet...