News

LLNL projects earn eight 'Oscars of invention'

July 24, 2009- 
LLNL researchers have been honored with eight awards among the top 100 industrial innovations worldwide in 2008, representing advanced technologies with commercial potential.These are the most awards the Laboratory has ever won in the annual R&D 100 competition. The previous LLNL record of seven awards was reached five times — in 1987, 1988, 1997, 1998 and 2006.The eight technologies...

LLNL projects earn eight 'Oscars of invention'

July 24, 2009- 
LLNL researchers have been honored with eight awards among the top 100 industrial innovations worldwide in 2008, representing advanced technologies with commercial potential.These are the most awards the Laboratory has ever won in the annual R&D 100 competition. The previous LLNL record of seven awards was reached five times — in 1987, 1988, 1997, 1998 and 2006.The eight technologies...

Dublin city officials visit NIF

July 24, 2009- 
View calendar of public events  

News Briefs: July 24, 2009

July 24, 2009- 
Lab blood donations earn Presidential award   The Lab received the President’s Volunteer Service Award from the Northern California Blood Services Division of the American Red Cross Thursday in recognition of employee commitment to the community through blood donation. Harry Beardsley, of the American Red Cross Northern California Region, nominated LLNL for the award. "The Lab...

A new method to cleaner and more efficient CO2 capture

July 22, 2009- 
LIVERMORE, Calif. — Separating carbon dioxide from its polluting source, such as the flue gas from a coal-fired power plant, may soon become cleaner and more efficient. A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researcher has developed a screening method that would use ionic liquids — a special type of molten salt that becomes liquid under the boiling point of water (100 degrees Celsius)...

LLNL scientists and engineers garner eight awards for top industrial innovations

July 20, 2009- 
LIVERMORE — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have been honored with eight awards among the top 100 industrial innovations worldwide in 2008, representing advanced technologies with commercial potential. These are the most awards the Laboratory has ever won in the annual R&D 100 competition. The eight technologies recognized by the trade journal R&D Magazine were...

LLNL scientists and engineers garner eight awards for top industrial innovations

July 20, 2009- 
LIVERMORE — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have been honored with eight awards among the top 100 industrial innovations worldwide in 2008, representing advanced technologies with commercial potential. These are the most awards the Laboratory has ever won in the annual R&D 100 competition. The eight technologies recognized by the trade journal R&D Magazine were...

LLNL scientists and engineers garner eight awards for top industrial innovations

July 20, 2009- 
LIVERMORE — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have been honored with eight awards among the top 100 industrial innovations worldwide in 2008, representing advanced technologies with commercial potential. These are the most awards the Laboratory has ever won in the annual R&D 100 competition. The eight technologies recognized by the trade journal R&D Magazine were...

LLNL scientists and engineers garner eight awards for top industrial innovations

July 20, 2009- 
LIVERMORE — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have been honored with eight awards among the top 100 industrial innovations worldwide in 2008, representing advanced technologies with commercial potential. These are the most awards the Laboratory has ever won in the annual R&D 100 competition. The eight technologies recognized by the trade journal R&D Magazine were...

LLNL scientists and engineers garner eight awards for top industrial innovations

July 20, 2009- 
LIVERMORE — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have been honored with eight awards among the top 100 industrial innovations worldwide in 2008, representing advanced technologies with commercial potential. These are the most awards the Laboratory has ever won in the annual R&D 100 competition. The eight technologies recognized by the trade journal R&D Magazine were...

LLNL scientists and engineers garner eight awards for top industrial innovations

July 20, 2009- 
LIVERMORE — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have been honored with eight awards among the top 100 industrial innovations worldwide in 2008, representing advanced technologies with commercial potential. These are the most awards the Laboratory has ever won in the annual R&D 100 competition. The eight technologies recognized by the trade journal R&D Magazine were...

U.S. energy use drops in 2008

July 20, 2009- 
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Americans used more solar, nuclear, biomass and wind energy in 2008 than they did in 2007, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The nation used less coal and petroleum during the same time frame and only slightly increased its natural gas consumption. Geothermal energy use remained the same. The...

Serving in Afghanistan, other nations (Part 1)

July 17, 2009- 
In the nearly eight years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, about 45 Laboratory employees have answered the call of military service, going to Afghanistan, Iraq and other areas in the war against terrorism.The majority of Lab employees who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas have gone to Iraq (about 30), while others (about 10) have "pulled duty" in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, the...

Serving in Afghanistan, other nations (Part 1)

July 17, 2009- 
In the nearly eight years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, about 45 Laboratory employees have answered the call of military service, going to Afghanistan, Iraq and other areas in the war against terrorism.The majority of Lab employees who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas have gone to Iraq (about 30), while others (about 10) have "pulled duty" in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, the...

Serving in Afghanistan, other nations (Part 1)

July 17, 2009- 
In the nearly eight years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, about 45 Laboratory employees have answered the call of military service, going to Afghanistan, Iraq and other areas in the war against terrorism.The majority of Lab employees who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas have gone to Iraq (about 30), while others (about 10) have "pulled duty" in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, the...

Serving in Afghanistan, other nations (Part 1)

July 17, 2009- 
In the nearly eight years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, about 45 Laboratory employees have answered the call of military service, going to Afghanistan, Iraq and other areas in the war against terrorism.The majority of Lab employees who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas have gone to Iraq (about 30), while others (about 10) have "pulled duty" in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, the...

Serving in Afghanistan, other nations (Part 1)

July 17, 2009- 
In the nearly eight years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, about 45 Laboratory employees have answered the call of military service, going to Afghanistan, Iraq and other areas in the war against terrorism.The majority of Lab employees who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas have gone to Iraq (about 30), while others (about 10) have "pulled duty" in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, the...

Serving in Afghanistan, other nations (Part 1)

July 17, 2009- 
In the nearly eight years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, about 45 Laboratory employees have answered the call of military service, going to Afghanistan, Iraq and other areas in the war against terrorism.The majority of Lab employees who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas have gone to Iraq (about 30), while others (about 10) have "pulled duty" in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, the...

Serving in Afghanistan, other nations (Part 1)

July 17, 2009- 
In the nearly eight years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, about 45 Laboratory employees have answered the call of military service, going to Afghanistan, Iraq and other areas in the war against terrorism.The majority of Lab employees who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas have gone to Iraq (about 30), while others (about 10) have "pulled duty" in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, the...

Serving in Afghanistan, other nations (Part 1)

July 17, 2009- 
In the nearly eight years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, about 45 Laboratory employees have answered the call of military service, going to Afghanistan, Iraq and other areas in the war against terrorism.The majority of Lab employees who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas have gone to Iraq (about 30), while others (about 10) have "pulled duty" in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, the...