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World’s largest optical lens shipped to SLAC

When the world’s newest telescope starts imaging the Southern sky in 2023, it will take photos using optical assemblies designed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers and built by Lab industrial partners. A key feature of the...
12-Sep-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Going Small Helps Nuclear Forensics Investigations

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists going to the microscale to study the diverse characteristics of nuclear fuel pellets that could improve nuclear forensic analysis by determining more effectively where the material came from and how...
29-Aug-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Freshening up contaminated water

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Stanford University researchers have developed a technology that can remove nitrate from water selectively
28-Aug-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Jupiter shows its true stripes

There’s a reason why Jupiter’s stripes are only skin deep. It turns out that the planet’s zonal winds -- the alternating east-west jet streams seen in photographs as colorful stripes -- only descend to 3,000 kilometers in the atmosphere.
27-Aug-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Former NNSA Administrator Linton Brook Wins Foster Medal for National Security Work

Linton Brooks, ambassador for arms control, administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration and a nuclear submarine officer, has been named the fifth recipient of the John S. Foster Medal for his life’s work in advancing U.S....
22-Aug-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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‘Quantum Annealer’ Shows Promise in New Study

An international team of researchers has developed a new algorithm for solving equations using a type of quantum computer called a “quantum annealer.” The team systematically examined how this method scales when facing increasingly difficult...
21-Aug-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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National Ignition Facility Celebrates 10 Years of Operation

In the decade since Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s National Ignition Facility began operations, NIF has routinely heated and compressed matter to some of the most extreme temperatures and pressures ever obtained on Earth – temperatures...
13-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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DOE/NNSA, Lab announce partnership with Cray to develop NNSA's first exascale supercomputer

The Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) today announced the signing of contracts with Cray Inc. to build the NNSA’s first exascale supercomputer, “El...
12-Aug-2019 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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For more than 60 years, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place. Our defining responsibility is ensuring the safety, security and reliability of the nation's nuclear deterrent. Yet LLNL's mission is broader than stockpile stewardship - we apply our expertise in science and engineering expertise to achieve breakthroughs in counterterrorism and nonproliferation, defense and intelligence, energy and environmental security.

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