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Photo collage of John Clauser and Nobel medal
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John Clauser, an experimental physicist who spent a decade at Livermore, has been awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics, along with French scientist Alain Aspect and Austrian scientist Anton Zeilinger.
Illustration of the symbol for chemical element flerovium
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An international research team has succeeded in studying the chemical properties of the superheavy element flerovium — element 114.
Illustration of DART spacecraft and LICIACube near asteroid just before impact
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A new paper led by LLNL walks through a detailed “dress rehearsal” for interpretation of the DART asteroid mission's experiment’s data.
One particle composed of m any crystals highly magnified
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An international team has determined that one specific particle on the asteroid Ryugu can shed light on the unaltered initial materials from its parent body.
Screen capture of animation of spacecraft hitting a surface
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Livermore researchers contribute simulation expertise to NASA’s DART planetary-defense tech-demo mission.
Artistic collage of atomic structures, light beams, metallic spheres
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Magnesium at 10 million times atmospheric pressure adopts fundamentally new chemical and structural behavior.
Five people wearing bunny suits (3 at left) surround four square panels whoing rainbox colors.
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Livermore researchers and their collaborators have developed new high-energy pulse compression gratings that will be used in the world’s highest-power laser system.
Photo of Alison Ruth Christopherson
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Livermore scientist Alison Ruth Christopherson has earned the American Physical Society’s Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding Doctoral Thesis award.
Stylized image of a cryogenic target, spoon-like in shape
// Recognition
The Burning Plasma Team has been awarded the 2022 John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research by the American Physical Society.
Artist's conception of exoplanet circling red dwarf star
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Researchers are exploring the opacity of hydrogen under the extreme pressures and relatively low temperatures found in the interior of red dwarfs.