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Lab gives a hoot about horned owl family blog

June 19, 2009- 
This spring a family of Great Horned Owls stole the hearts of many LLNL employees and provided a much-needed diversion from our every day routines.Although Great Horned Owls are common in this area and occur throughout North America, it is rare to have the chance to follow the progress of a Great Horned Owl family every day. LLNL employees recognized this opportunity and calls and emails...

Lab gives a hoot about horned owl family blog

June 19, 2009- 
This spring a family of Great Horned Owls stole the hearts of many LLNL employees and provided a much-needed diversion from our every day routines.Although Great Horned Owls are common in this area and occur throughout North America, it is rare to have the chance to follow the progress of a Great Horned Owl family every day. LLNL employees recognized this opportunity and calls and emails...

Lab gives a hoot about horned owl family blog

June 19, 2009- 
This spring a family of Great Horned Owls stole the hearts of many LLNL employees and provided a much-needed diversion from our every day routines.Although Great Horned Owls are common in this area and occur throughout North America, it is rare to have the chance to follow the progress of a Great Horned Owl family every day. LLNL employees recognized this opportunity and calls and emails...

Lab gives a hoot about horned owl family blog

June 19, 2009- 
This spring a family of Great Horned Owls stole the hearts of many LLNL employees and provided a much-needed diversion from our every day routines.Although Great Horned Owls are common in this area and occur throughout North America, it is rare to have the chance to follow the progress of a Great Horned Owl family every day. LLNL employees recognized this opportunity and calls and emails...

No damage from brush fire at Lab's Site 300

June 19, 2009- 
Updated June 22 No structural damage has resulted from a fast moving grass fire that broke out at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Site 300, an experimental testing facility located in San Joaquin county, about 15 miles east of the main lab site. The fire consumed a total of 2,173 acres, mostly dry brush. The flames were spread by high...

No damage from brush fire at Lab's Site 300

June 19, 2009- 
Updated June 22 No structural damage has resulted from a fast moving grass fire that broke out at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Site 300, an experimental testing facility located in San Joaquin county, about 15 miles east of the main lab site. The fire consumed a total of 2,173 acres, mostly dry brush. The flames were spread by high...

Report provides assessment of national, regional impacts of climate change

June 16, 2009- 
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Global warming is already occurring in the United States and the choices Americans make today will determine the severity of its impact in the future, according to a new report released today. Researchers representing 13 U.S. government science agencies, major universities and research institutes, including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, produced the study...

Report provides assessment of national, regional impacts of climate change

June 16, 2009- 
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Global warming is already occurring in the United States and the choices Americans make today will determine the severity of its impact in the future, according to a new report released today. Researchers representing 13 U.S. government science agencies, major universities and research institutes, including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, produced the study...

Report provides assessment of national, regional impacts of climate change

June 16, 2009- 
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Global warming is already occurring in the United States and the choices Americans make today will determine the severity of its impact in the future, according to a new report released today. Researchers representing 13 U.S. government science agencies, major universities and research institutes, including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, produced the study...

Local high school seniors receive Edward Teller Science Scholarships (2009)

June 15, 2009- 
Four local high school seniors from Livermore and Tracy have been awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) prestigious Edward Teller Science Scholarship. The awards, instituted in 2004 in honor of the late Dr. Teller, renowned physicist and Lab co-founder, are given annually by the Laboratory to graduating seniors who excel in science studies. This year's award winners...

Cherry Murray bids fond farewell to Laboratory

June 12, 2009- 
This kind of opportunity only comes once in every 10-20 years. And for someone in the science field, you'd have to be nuts not to jump at it.And Cherry Murray isn't nuts.  In fact, all her faculties were intact as she has accepted a position as the first female dean of the new School of Engineering and Applied Science at Harvard University, effective July 1.Make no mistake. She wasn't looking...

Cherry Murray bids fond farewell to Laboratory

June 12, 2009- 
This kind of opportunity only comes once in every 10-20 years. And for someone in the science field, you'd have to be nuts not to jump at it.And Cherry Murray isn't nuts.  In fact, all her faculties were intact as she has accepted a position as the first female dean of the new School of Engineering and Applied Science at Harvard University, effective July 1.Make no mistake. She wasn't looking...

Cherry Murray bids fond farewell to Laboratory

June 12, 2009- 
This kind of opportunity only comes once in every 10-20 years. And for someone in the science field, you'd have to be nuts not to jump at it.And Cherry Murray isn't nuts.  In fact, all her faculties were intact as she has accepted a position as the first female dean of the new School of Engineering and Applied Science at Harvard University, effective July 1.Make no mistake. She wasn't looking...

Lab develops response plan for biological attack

June 12, 2009- 
Think fast: if you were in charge of a major U.S. city's response to a large-scale biological attack and it happened tomorrow, what would you do? Not sure? It turns out that the task is an extremely difficult one and there currently is no plan in place. The consequences for delay are high — for example, if the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) were shut down, the cost in lost...

Lab develops response plan for biological attack

June 12, 2009- 
Think fast: if you were in charge of a major U.S. city's response to a large-scale biological attack and it happened tomorrow, what would you do? Not sure? It turns out that the task is an extremely difficult one and there currently is no plan in place. The consequences for delay are high — for example, if the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) were shut down, the cost in lost...

Díaz de la Rubia appointed acting PAD for S&T

June 12, 2009- 
Tomás Díaz de la Rubia will serve as acting principal associate director for Science & Technology (S&T PAD) effective immediately.Díaz de la Rubia will replace Cherry Murray, who announced in March that she accepted the position of dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. She also will become the John A. and Elizabeth S. Armstrong Professor of Engineering...

Lab 'greenhorns' roped into rodeo competition

June 12, 2009- 
William Bruner, director of Government and External Relations, and Michael Mosby, Six Sigma expert and project leader, got a taste of the West at the Livermore Rodeo's cattle penning competition held Wednesday evening at Robertson Park.The annual event features teams of cowboys and greenhorns who compete to pen a cow in the shortest amount of time. The winner takes home a shiny belt buckle...

Lab 'greenhorns' roped into rodeo competition

June 12, 2009- 
William Bruner, director of Government and External Relations, and Michael Mosby, Six Sigma expert and project leader, got a taste of the West at the Livermore Rodeo's cattle penning competition held Wednesday evening at Robertson Park.The annual event features teams of cowboys and greenhorns who compete to pen a cow in the shortest amount of time. The winner takes home a shiny belt buckle...

News Briefs: June 12, 2009

June 12, 2009- 
Poster symposium spotlights postdoc research LLNL’s postdoctoral researchers presented their research Wednesday at the second annual Institutional Postdoctoral Poster Symposium in the old Central Café. More than 90 poster presentations were displayed during two sessions, highlighting the most exciting research of Lab postdocs performed in the last year. "This year’s postdoc...

News Briefs: June 12, 2009

June 12, 2009- 
Poster symposium spotlights postdoc research LLNL’s postdoctoral researchers presented their research Wednesday at the second annual Institutional Postdoctoral Poster Symposium in the old Central Café. More than 90 poster presentations were displayed during two sessions, highlighting the most exciting research of Lab postdocs performed in the last year. "This year’s postdoc...