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Screen capture of animation of spacecraft hitting a surface
// S&T Highlights
Livermore researchers contribute simulation expertise to NASA’s DART planetary-defense tech-demo mission.
Artistic collage of atomic structures, light beams, metallic spheres
// S&T Highlights
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.
// S&T Highlights
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
// Recognition
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
// S&T Highlights
Researchers are exploring the opacity of hydrogen under the extreme pressures and relatively low temperatures found in the interior of red dwarfs.
Man wearing goggles holds metal base
// Recognition
Livermore scientists and engineers have garnered three awards among the top 100 industrial inventions worldwide.
Photo of microgram amount of curium compound, roughly spheircal in shape
// S&T Highlights
Researchers have developed a new method to isolate and study in great detail some of the rarest and most toxic elements on Earth.
Illustration of four thin needles among mesh of neurons
// S&T Highlights
Flexible probes utilize light and chemical sensors to study and treat conditions of the eyes, ears, and brain.
Virtual reality rendering of hand holding game device
// S&T Highlights
A Livermore-developed interactive simulator provides real-time gamma and neutron data for cutting-edge nuclear emergency response training.