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HPC4Energy Innovation Program announces first joint funding awards for public/private partnerships

The High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation program (HPC4EI) today announced the nine public/private projects awarded more than $2 million in Department of Energy funding, with aims of improving energy production, enhancing or developing...
10-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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LLNL breaks ground on new facilities in support of stockpile stewardship

Leadership from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the National Nuclear Security Administration broke ground Wednesday on a new Applied Materials and Engineering campus that will come on line just in time to support a pair of major stockpile...
26-Jun-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Livermore Lab-Led Study Finds Any Single Hair From the Human Body Can Be Used for Identification

Any single hair from anywhere on the human body can be used to identify a person. This conclusion is one of the key findings from a study by a team of researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Michigan State University.
18-Jun-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Giant Lasers Crystallize Water With Shockwaves, Revealing the Atomic Structure of Superionic Ice

Scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory used giant lasers to flash-freeze water into its exotic superionic phase and record X-ray diffraction patterns to identify its atomic structure for the very first time – all in just a few...
6-May-2019 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Human Influence on Global Droughts Dates Back 100 Years

Observations and climate reconstructions using data from tree rings confirm that human activity was affecting the worldwide drought risk as far back as the early 20th century.
1-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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LLNL scientists combine X-rays and simulations to mitigate defects in metal 3D builds

Combining high performance computer simulations with X-ray imaging of the laser powder bed fusion (LBPF) metal additive manufacturing process obtained with SLAC’s synchrotron, researchers have found a way to negate the formation of pores — tiny...
29-Apr-2019 5:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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U.S. Energy Use Rises to Highest Level Ever

Americans used more energy in 2018 than in any other year, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Overall total energy consumption rose to 101.2 quadrillion BTU (or “quads”). The...
11-Apr-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lab’s National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center Observes 40th Anniversary Responding to Emergencies

An accident had occurred at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant on March 28, 1979 that led to a release of radioactivity into the atmosphere. This is how the National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center (NARAC) was born.
4-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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