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Under pressure: Researchers compress copper, creating the densest object on Earth

If copper was found in the core of Saturn it would have the same crystalline structure as the copper pipes found in many homes, according to new research from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Johns Hopkins University. In a paper...
9-Jan-2020 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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LLNL physicist elected to lead Division of Plasma Physics of American Physical Society

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) physicist Denise Hinkel was elected vice chair of the American Physical Society (APS) Division of Plasma Physics (DPP) during the annual meeting Oct. 21.
23-Dec-2019 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

LLNL researchers mimic blood-brain barrier on chip-based device

With a recent publication in the journal Annals of Biomedical Engineering (ABME), a team of LLNL researchers are one step closer to recapitulating the brain’s response to both biochemical and mechanical cues in a chip-based platform.
19-Dec-2019 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Meteorites lend clues to origins of earliest history of solar system

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists and a collaborator from the University of Münster reviewed recent work that shows how meteorites exhibit a fundamental isotopic dichotomy between non-carbonaceous (NC) and carbonaceous (CC...
16-Dec-2019 12:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Research Finds Lead Toughens Up Under Extreme Conditions

In a new paper published as an “Editors’ Suggestion” in Physical Review Letters, a team of researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has demonstrated that lead – a metal so soft that it is difficult to machine at ambient...
11-Nov-2019 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Lawrence Livermore Researchers Capture Four Awards for Top Industrial Inventions

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have garnered four awards among the top 100 industrial inventions worldwide.
7-Nov-2019 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Budil to be honored for outstanding achievements

In recognition of outstanding achievements in both academia and public service, Kim Budil, leader of the weapon program at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), will be honored by her alma mater Nov. 22 with the Distinguished Engineering...
5-Nov-2019 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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LLNL leads multi-institutional team in modeling protein interactions tied to cancer

Computational scientists, biophysicists and statisticians from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) are leading a massive multi-institutional collaboration that has developed a machine...
31-Oct-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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