Posts tagged with "reddit"


Astrophysicist to field questions about NIF shots

Feb. 10, 2016 -  
University of Oxford graduate student Jena Meinecke has literally prepared for years and traveled around the world for the chance to conduct experiments on the National Ignition Facility (NIF). Meinecke is one of about 600 members of the NIF user community — researchers who are interested in...

Ask this chemist about creating new elements

Jan. 7, 2016 -  
Ever wonder how scientists create new elements, add them to the periodic table or why they’re even interested in super heavy elements? Dawn Shaughnessy , Lawrence Livermore’s principal investigator for the Heavy Element Group, will field questions from the public on the popular social media site...

Researchers 3D print 'living' blood vessels

Dec. 3, 2015 -  
The cardiovascular system is a complex web of tens of thousands of miles of arteries, capillaries and veins, branching throughout the body like tributaries of a great river. And now, researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are recapitulating this intricate network using an emerging...

Veterans to share intern experience on Reddit

March 19, 2015 -  
Veterans interning at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will field questions on the popular social media website Reddit on Tuesday, March 24, about their career-technical education and training in support of national security research. The veterans are pilot participants in the new...

Ask this geochemist anything about carbon capture and everything in between

Feb. 17, 2015 -  
Ever wonder how to use something found in the average kitchen to advance carbon capture and storage technologies, and ultimately save the planet by preventing greenhouse gasses from saturating the atmosphere? Roger Aines, a geochemist who runs the Carbon Fuel Cycle Program at Lawrence Livermore...
Bay Area Science Festival

Lab entertains during Science Discovery Day

Nov. 4, 2014 -  
More than 30,000 people packed into AT&T Park Saturday for the San Francisco Bay Area Science Festival, a day of hands-on experiments, exhibits, games and shows. The event was the culmination of the Bay Area Science Festival's week-long science festivities, which featured more than 100 fun,...

Ask this scientist anything about neural research

Oct. 24, 2014 -  
Ever wonder what it's like to tap into the human brain? Or did you ponder about the best ways to understand neurological diseases and functions such as memory? Did you know tiny neural devices can potentially help patients see, hear and move? Vanessa Tolosa, an engineer at LLNL's Center for...