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Distinguished Panel of Women to Discuss the Future of Science...

Oct. 24, 2000 - What: "LLNL 2020: Women Forging the Future of Science and Technology" is a two-day training conference showcasing contributions and research made by women, who work in science and technology and supporting roles. Attendees will have the opportunity to establish and strengthen professional...

Statement by Dr. Bruce Tarter on UC Contract Extension...

Oct. 17, 2000 - "On behalf of the employees at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, I am extremely pleased to hear of today's announcement by Department of Energy Secretary Bill Richardson to begin the negotiation process on the extension of the University of California contract. This decision is an important one...

Lawrence Livermore Lab Pioneers Advanced Radiation Treatment for...

Oct. 6, 2000 - Nomos Corp. Receives Food & Drug Administration Clearance for New Technology LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Mankind will soon have another weapon in the 4,000-year fight against cancer. Clearance has been granted by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for an advanced method for targeting...

LLNL Statement Regarding Congressional Funding for NIF

Sept. 27, 2000 - "We're very pleased that Congress has recommended additional funding for the National Ignition Facility and that the project should move forward. This action validates the extensive peer reviews of NIF that the Department of Energy has spearheaded over this past year -- all of which have been...

LLNL Team Wins R&D 100 Award for Radioactive Waste Imaging...

Sept. 18, 2000 - LIVERMORE, Calif. -- A group of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees, led by Harry Martz and Pat Roberson, were recently awarded an R&D 100 Award for their project, Waste Inspection Tomography using Non-Destructive Assay (WIT-NDA). Many industries dispose of toxic or...

Report Validates that the National Ignition Facility is on Track

Sept. 15, 2000 - ( Note: On September 15, DOE released the final rebaseline report for the National Ignition Facility. It included an independent, technical review that confirmed NIF could "move ahead with confidence." The report can be found at http://www.dp.doe.gov. Pictures of the National Ignition...

Nuclear Cities Initiative Connects Dialysis Provider with...

Sept. 1, 2000 - SAROV, Russia - The U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory today announced that a former Russian weapons manufacturing plant and Fresenius Medical Care of Lexington, Massachusetts intend to create a joint venture for high-quality manufacture of kidney dialysis...

Distinguished Panel of Women Share "Decisions for Success...

Aug. 1, 2000 - Who: College and high school summer students who work at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, as well as any interested LLNL employees. What: Four successful women will provide insights on choosing a career path and balancing a personal and professional life. Panelists are Mim John, vice...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Director Emeritus Roger...

July 31, 2000 - LIVERMORE, CALIF. -- Director Emeritus Roger Batzel, who served as the director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for more than a third of its history, from 1971 to 1988, died Saturday, July 29. Dr. Batzel was 78. LLNL Director Bruce Tarter noted that Dr. Batzel oversaw the...

LLNL Looks To the Future With Strategic Long Range Plan

July 21, 2000 - LIVERMORE, Calif -- Imagine Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory without a nuclear weapons program or as a facility that has a virtual workplace of telecommuters, or one with researchers who move seamlessly between various UC campuses such as Los Alamos, Berkeley and Livermore. These were...

International Standards Association Certifies Laboratory...

July 17, 2000 - LIVERMORE, Calif. -- The International Standards Organization has granted Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Engineering Manufacturing & Services Group ISO 9002 certification -- a world-wide benchmark for high quality and customer satisfaction in production, installation and service...

Community Survey Cites Strong LLNL Support

July 14, 2000 - LIVERMORE, CA - The Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is seen as an important economic resource to the immediate community one that is safe, well managed, protects its national secrets, and is largely supported by its surrounding communities, according to a recent...

Rise of the Tibetan Plateau

June 13, 2000 - WHO: Paul Tapponnier, visiting professor of geology at the California Institute of Technology, and professor and director of the Tectonics Department at the Institute de Physique du Globe in Paris. WHAT: Will discuss his theories on the geologic rise of the Tibet Plateau, which covers almost a...

“Angel Island — Ellis Island Of The West”

June 12, 2000 - WHO: Lydia Lum, staff writer for several Texas newspapers, freelance journalist and photographer. WHAT: Will deliver a talk entitled "Angel Island -- The Ellis Island of the West: Immigrant Journeys of Chinese-Americans." Lum has interviewed and photographed people about the hardships,...

Lab Astrophysicist Wins Tinsley Prize

June 12, 2000 - LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Charles Alcock of the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has been awarded the American Astronomical Society's Beatrice Tinsley Prize for "exceptionally creative and innovative" work. Alcock was recognized for research into the nature of...

LLNL Statement on Los Alamos Security Incident

June 12, 2000 - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory officials were aware of the Los Alamos security incident as it was unfolding. We have offered our assistance to Los Alamos, DOE, the FBI and UC and we have conducted our own, parallel review to assure that Livermore assets have not been compromised. All...

Russian Machine Puts Out the Wash with U.S. Plutonium

June 9, 2000 - LIVERMORE, Calif. - The Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently purchased a plutonium-oxide saltwasher from the Russian Scientific Research Institute of Atomic Reactors. The purchase is part of U.S.-Russian Joint Plutonium Disposition activities. Once...

LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LABORATORY RAISES $16,000 FOR LOS...

May 26, 2000 - LIVERMORE, CALIF. - Employees from the Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory raised more than $16,000 to assist victims of the Cerro Grande fire in Los Alamos, New Mexico. The money will go directly to assist the employees of DOE's Los Alamos National Laboratory whose...

LLNL RESPONSE TO SANDIA STATEMENT ON NIF

May 24, 2000 - Earlier this month, the Secretary of Energy made a decision to move forward with the construction and operation of the National Ignition Facility. We strongly support this decision. It was based on the input and review of a number of external experts and entities. Their reviews considered all...

LAWRENCE LIVERMORE'S COMBAT CODE TO BE HONORED

May 23, 2000 - LIVERMORE, Calif.--A computer code developed by the Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for combat simulation is being honored today (May 23) with an award from the Defense Department's Defense Modeling and Simulation Office. The code, the Joint Conflict and...