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Journal cover with chemical formulae
// Journal Covers
Livermore researchers developed and demonstrated a technique for detecting, identifying, and quantifying the minor components found in the insensitive high explosive TATB.
Two people holding framed award
// Recognition
Huban Gowadia has been inducted into the state of Alabama’s Engineering Hall of Fame.
Graphic of molecular structure with many connected spheres
// S&T Highlights
Livermore scientists have simulated the hydrogen storage reactions in a promising material and discovered why hydrogen uptake slows as the material absorbs hydrogen.
Head shots of three people
// Recognition
One current and two former Lawrence Livermore scientists have been inducted into the Laboratory’s Entrepreneurs’ Hall of Fame.
Six people seated at long table
// S&T Highlights
A White House summit convened leaders in fusion from government, industry, and academia, including Laboratory Director Kim Budil, to discuss a strategy for developing commercial fusion energy.
Two bluespherical blobs representing tumor and immune cells
// S&T Highlights
Livermore scientists found that proteins in the extracellular matrix (ECM) can dramatically impact the immune system’s ability to kill tumors.
Colorized illustration from a simulation of a holographic plasma lens with red concentric circles
// S&T Highlights
Livermore researchers and their colleagues are exploring ways to build laser optics from plasma.
Researchers work inside metal hutch containing  sientific equipment
// S&T Highlights
Livermore’s decades of leadership in developing high-energy lasers is being tapped to provide a key component of a major upgrade to SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory’s Linac Coherent Light Source.
The SARS-CoV-2 virus
// S&T Highlights
A new study by researchers at Lawrence Livermore and the University of California, San Francisco, identifies cancer-related risks for poor outcomes from COVID-19.
The Turbulent Dynamo (TDyno) target on left (two disks mounted on plastic); data graph on right
// S&T Highlights
An international team turned to Lawrence Livermore’s National Ignition Facility to help unravel the inner workings of heat conduction in clusters of galaxies—the largest structures in the universe.