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You be the judge

March 6, 2009- 
You be the judgeJudges are needed to review students' projects at the 13th Annual Tri-Valley Science and Engineering Fair (TVSEF) sponsored by the Lab and held at the Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave., Livermore.The date of judging is Wednesday, March 25, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.There's still time to volunteer. This is a great opportunity for Lab scientists and engineers,...

You be the judge

March 6, 2009- 
You be the judgeJudges are needed to review students' projects at the 13th Annual Tri-Valley Science and Engineering Fair (TVSEF) sponsored by the Lab and held at the Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave., Livermore.The date of judging is Wednesday, March 25, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.There's still time to volunteer. This is a great opportunity for Lab scientists and engineers,...

News Briefs: March 6, 2009

March 6, 2009- 
New York Times columnist to speak today Thomas Friedman, foreign affairs columnist for the New York Times , will discuss "Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution — And How It Can Renew America" at 10:45 a.m. today (March 6) in the Bldg. 123 auditorium. Friedman’s No. 1 bestseller "The World Is Flat" helped millions of readers to see globalization in a new way....

News Briefs: March 6, 2009

March 6, 2009- 
New York Times columnist to speak today Thomas Friedman, foreign affairs columnist for the New York Times , will discuss "Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution — And How It Can Renew America" at 10:45 a.m. today (March 6) in the Bldg. 123 auditorium. Friedman’s No. 1 bestseller "The World Is Flat" helped millions of readers to see globalization in a new way....

Buddemeier trains emergency responders

Feb. 27, 2009- 
As inconceivable as it may seem, many lives can be saved in the wake of a nuclear explosion — with appropriate planning and preparedness. That’s the message that has been delivered to state and local officials, emergency responders and others by LLNL health physicist Brooke Buddemeier, who works in Global Security’s Risk and Consequence Management Program. Since 2004, Buddemeier has...

Buddemeier trains emergency responders

Feb. 27, 2009- 
As inconceivable as it may seem, many lives can be saved in the wake of a nuclear explosion — with appropriate planning and preparedness. That’s the message that has been delivered to state and local officials, emergency responders and others by LLNL health physicist Brooke Buddemeier, who works in Global Security’s Risk and Consequence Management Program. Since 2004, Buddemeier has...

Bldg. 264 leaves the complex green with envy

Feb. 27, 2009- 
A Laboratory facility — Bldg. 264 — has become the first in the Department of Energy complex to achieve certification as a green building under the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) new rating system for existing buildings. The designation is granted only to buildings that demonstrate superior performance in five principal areas: sustainable site development, water savings, energy...

Miller sees opportunity amid uncertainties

Feb. 27, 2009- 
Director George Miller reassured employees in an all-hands address Monday that despite economic and budgetary uncertainty, the Laboratory has opportunities to contribute to DOE/NNSA missions important to the nation’s security and economic recovery. Describing the budget situation as "complicated," Miller said Congress would either pass an omnibus appropriations bill or extend the...

Miller sees opportunity amid uncertainties

Feb. 27, 2009- 
Director George Miller reassured employees in an all-hands address Monday that despite economic and budgetary uncertainty, the Laboratory has opportunities to contribute to DOE/NNSA missions important to the nation’s security and economic recovery. Describing the budget situation as "complicated," Miller said Congress would either pass an omnibus appropriations bill or extend the...

Miller sees opportunity amid uncertainties

Feb. 27, 2009- 
Director George Miller reassured employees in an all-hands address Monday that despite economic and budgetary uncertainty, the Laboratory has opportunities to contribute to DOE/NNSA missions important to the nation’s security and economic recovery. Describing the budget situation as "complicated," Miller said Congress would either pass an omnibus appropriations bill or extend the...

The answer is blowing in the wind simulations

Feb. 27, 2009- 
  Wind farm operators may soon know hours or days ahead of time how wind conditions will affect power generation and in turn increase production. The Laboratory has signed an agreement with Siemens Energy Inc. to provide high-resolution atmospheric modeling capabilities to improve the efficiency of wind farm sites, turbine design and wind farm operations. LLNL will provide numerical...

The answer is blowing in the wind simulations

Feb. 27, 2009- 
  Wind farm operators may soon know hours or days ahead of time how wind conditions will affect power generation and in turn increase production. The Laboratory has signed an agreement with Siemens Energy Inc. to provide high-resolution atmospheric modeling capabilities to improve the efficiency of wind farm sites, turbine design and wind farm operations. LLNL will provide numerical...

Saturday fusion energy talk on target

Feb. 27, 2009- 
Saturday fusion energy talk on targetThe energy answer may be blowing in the wind"It's a Breeze: Using the Wind to Power our Future," by Julie Lundquist, LLNL scientist, and Bret States, Tracy High School teacher, will be presented Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore. Two presentations will be offered at 9:30 and 11:15 a.m.  This is the fifth and final...

Saturday fusion energy talk on target

Feb. 27, 2009- 
Saturday fusion energy talk on targetThe energy answer may be blowing in the wind"It's a Breeze: Using the Wind to Power our Future," by Julie Lundquist, LLNL scientist, and Bret States, Tracy High School teacher, will be presented Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore. Two presentations will be offered at 9:30 and 11:15 a.m.  This is the fifth and final...

Saturday fusion energy talk on target

Feb. 27, 2009- 
Saturday fusion energy talk on targetThe energy answer may be blowing in the wind"It's a Breeze: Using the Wind to Power our Future," by Julie Lundquist, LLNL scientist, and Bret States, Tracy High School teacher, will be presented Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore. Two presentations will be offered at 9:30 and 11:15 a.m.  This is the fifth and final...

Saturday fusion energy talk on target

Feb. 27, 2009- 
Saturday fusion energy talk on targetThe energy answer may be blowing in the wind"It's a Breeze: Using the Wind to Power our Future," by Julie Lundquist, LLNL scientist, and Bret States, Tracy High School teacher, will be presented Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore. Two presentations will be offered at 9:30 and 11:15 a.m.  This is the fifth and final...

News Briefs: February 27, 2009

Feb. 27, 2009- 
New York Times columnist to deliver DDLS Thomas Friedman, foreign affairs columnist for the New York Times , will discuss "Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution — And How It Can Renew America" at 10:45 a.m. Friday, March 6, in the Bldg. 123 auditorium. Friedman’s No. 1 bestseller "The World Is Flat" helped millions of readers to see globalization in a new...

Media advisory:Lab's 'Science on Saturday' lecture: Using the wind to power our future

Feb. 24, 2009- 
WHO: Julie Lundquist, LLNL scientist, and Bret States, Tracy High School teacher, will present "It’s a Breeze: Using the Wind to Power Our Future." WHAT: Those windmills spinning away in California's hills and mountain passes provide clean and renewable energy to our power grids. Today, the possibilities are even greater. As we face energy shortages and the effects of...