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First Light: Astronomers Use Distant Quasar To Probe Cosmic...

Aug. 3, 2001 - Using light from the most distant object known, astronomers have found traces of the first generation of atoms in the universe, 14 billion light years from Earth. The observations are the first of the cosmic "Dark Age" between the Big Bang and the first visible stars and galaxies and allow...

Workshop set for NNSA labs to develop new framework for...

July 27, 2001 - Gen. John Gordon, head of the National Nuclear Security Administration, has tasked the three NNSA laboratories — LLNL, Los Alamos and Sandia national laboratories — with developing an enhanced framework for resolving workforce diversity issues within the NNSA...

Security research building gets first OK

July 27, 2001 - The new international security research facility is a 64,000-square-foot building that will combine the Lab’s disciplines to assess and counter threats to international security. A new international security...

Krauss to discuss Lawrence, ‘galactic travelers inside us’

July 27, 2001 - Lawrence M. Krauss, an internationally known theoretical physicist, will present “The Atoms Inside Us: Restless Galactic Travelers,” in honor of the centennial celebration of the birth of Ernest O. Lawrence. Krauss’ talk is part of the Director’s Distinguished...

DDLS talk to kick off celebration of Lawrence

July 20, 2001 - Lawrence M. Krauss, an internationally known theoretical physicist, will present “The Atoms Inside Us: Restless Galactic Travelers,” in honor of the centennial celebration of the birth of Ernest O. Lawrence. Krauss’ talk is part of the Director’s Distinguished...

Lab’s ASCI White rated the world’s fastest

July 20, 2001 - Four National Nuclear Security Administration supercomputers finished in the top six among the world’s fastest computers. On the list, issued in June by TOP500, the Laboratory took the number one and the number four slots with its ASCI White and ASCI Blue...

Laboratory names new managers for DNT, Operations Hurd will join...

July 20, 2001 - Merna Hurd has been named by Lab Director C. Bruce Tarter as associate deputy director for Strategic Operations. Her appointment was confirmed Thursday by the University of California Regents and the National Nuclear Security Administration. “...

Laboratory names new managers for DNT, Operations Goodwin to...

July 20, 2001 - Bruce Goodwin has been named by Lab Director C. Bruce Tarter as associate director for Defense and Nuclear Technologies. His appointment was confirmed by the University of California Regents and by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)...

BRUCE GOODWIN SELECTED AS ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR DEFENSE AND...

July 20, 2001 - Dr. Bruce Goodwin has been named by Lawrence Livermore National Lab Director C. Bruce Tarter as Associate Director – Defense and Nuclear Technologies. His appointment has been confirmed by the University of California Regents and by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). "Bruce...

Bruce Goodwin Selected As Associate Director For Defense And...

July 20, 2001 - Dr. Bruce Goodwin has been named by Lawrence Livermore National Lab Director C. Bruce Tarter as Associate Director – Defense and Nuclear Technologies. His appointment has been confirmed by the University of California Regents and by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). "Bruce...

Merna Hurd Selected As Associate Deputy Director for Strategic...

July 20, 2001 - Merna Hurd has been named by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Director C. Bruce Tarter as Associate Deputy Director for Strategic Operations. Her appointment has been confirmed by the University of California Regents and the National Nuclear Security Administration. "Merna brings added...

Groups focus on growing Lab’s intellectual assets

July 13, 2001 - Over the years, the Laboratory has actively sought ways to protect and invest in its intellectual capital. Recruiting and retaining the brightest minds in science and engineering are crucial to the Lab’s continued success in remaining a premier institution to...

MMED a one-stop shop for materials that matter

July 13, 2001 - How do those fast-growth KDP crystals become transformed into high precision flat optics for NIF? When the Medical Technology Program needs precision micro-machined tubing to build their breast cancer-detecting Smart Probes, who do they call? Who diamond-...

Love labors to put end to current cancer treatments

July 13, 2001 - UCLA professor and noted breast cancer specialist Susan Love envisions a time in the not too distant future when breast cancer — and especially today's treatment of it — will be a thing of the past. “I'm very, very excited. We're heading into a whole new...

DNA link between man and mouse

July 13, 2001 - Earlier this year, researchers mapping the human genome estimated that human DNA contains about 30,000 genes. Now, based on the first-ever look at comparable sections of human and mouse DNA, a team of Walnut Creek-based Joint Genome Institute (JGI) scientists...

Tarter, Wadsworth thank employees for survey turnout

July 6, 2001 - The 2001 Assessing the Workplace Survey administration period ended last Friday. More than 70 percent of Laboratory employees completed and submitted surveys. “I am very pleased with this response,” Director Bruce Tarter said. “I want to thank...

Employees asked to provide input on improving security

July 6, 2001 - Safeguards and Security is looking for a few good employees — to give suggestions on improving security at the Lab. The Integrated Safeguards and Security Management (ISSM) program is progressing toward implementation at the Lab, and the current phase is...

Science, operations rated excellent

July 6, 2001 - The Laboratory maintained an overall performance rating of a high “excellent” from the Department of Energy and showed significant improvement in scores for NIF, Laboratory Management, and Safeguards and Security. The annual assessment, covering the period Oct...

Breast cancer specialist Susan Love to share latest research at...

July 6, 2001 - Nationally recognized breast cancer specialist Dr. Susan Love will speak at the Lab on Tuesday, July 10, at 1 p.m. in the Bldg. 123 auditorium, as part of the Director’s Distinguished Lecturer Series. (Please note the corrected time.) Director Bruce...

With First Comparative Look at Human and Mouse DNA, Joint Genome...

July 5, 2001 - LIVERMORE - Earlier this year, researchers mapping the human genome estimated that human DNA contains about 30,000 genes. Now, based on the first-ever look at comparable sections of human and mouse DNA, a team of Walnut Creek-based Joint Genome Institute (JGI) scientists has confirmed that...