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NIF Experiments Blast Previous Record and Double Fusion Yield

An experimental campaign conducted at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) – the world’s largest and most energetic laser – has achieved a total fusion neutron yield of 1.9e16 (1.9x1016) and 54 KJ of fusion energy output – double the...
13-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


LLNL-Led Team Expands Forensic Method to Identify People Using Proteins From Bones

A team of researchers led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has developed a second way to use protein markers from human tissue to identify people – this time from human bones.
21-May-2018 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


PROSPECTing For Antineutrinos

The Precision Reactor Oscillation and Spectrum Experiment (PROSPECT) has completed installation of a novel antineutrino detector that will probe the possible existence of a new form of matter – sterile neutrinos.
16-May-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Americans Ramp Up Use of Solar and Wind Energy in 2017

Americans used more solar and wind energy in 2017 compared to the previous year, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Overall, energy consumption by the residential and commercial...
24-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


LLNL Maps Out Deployment of Carbon Capture and Sequestration for Ethanol Production

To better understand the near-term commercial potential for capturing and storing atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have mapped out how CO2 might be captured from existing U.S. ethanol...
23-Apr-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New High-Resolution Exascale Earth Modeling System for Energy

A new earth modeling system unveiled today will have weather-scale resolution and use advanced computers to simulate aspects of Earth’s variability and anticipate decadal changes that will critically impact the U.S. energy sector in coming years.
23-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Lawrence Livermore Issues Combined State-by-State Energy and Water Use Flow Charts

For the first time, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has issued state-by-state energy and water flow charts in one location so that analysts and policymakers can find all the information they need in one place.
19-Apr-2018 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Ramp Compression of Iron Provides Insight into Core Conditions of Large Rocky Exoplanets

A team of researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Princeton University, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Rochester have provided the first experimentally based mass-radius relationship for a hypothetical pure...
17-Apr-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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