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Ben Santer
// Recognition
Sigma Xi has awarded Ben Santer the William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement.
Setup for a survivability experiment inside the NIF target chamber
// S&T Highlights
Lawrence Livermore’s National Ignition Facility (NIF) has become a key tool for testing the survivability of nuclear weapon components.
Mosquito carrying metal foam cylinder on its back while standing on cotton
// S&T Highlights
Livermore researchers have created ultra-low-density metal foams of gold, silver, and copper.
Carlos Castro holds award
// Recognition
LLNL senior engineering associate Carlos Castro is the co-winner of the 2019 Larry Foreman Award for innovation and excellence in ICF target fabrication.
Satelite orbiting asteroid Psyche
// S&T Highlights
Livermore scientists are designing and building a gamma-ray spectrometer, called GeMini-Plus, to explore the asteroid Psyche.
Livermore's iCHIP (in vitro chip-based human investigational platform)
// S&T Highlights
Livermore’s new investigational platform could provide an innovative means for better understanding brain pathology.
Office with painting on wall
// S&T Highlights
A new flat panel device disguised as a work of digital or printed art could help improve indoor air quality.
A schematic of the National Ignition Facility's (NIF) target chamber (left), data (right)
// S&T Highlights
Advanced Radiographic Capability (ARC) short-pulse laser have produced protons with energies about 10 times higher than previous experience would have predicted.
Cartoon of microbes racing along a dirt path
// S&T Highlights
Researchers study relationships between microbial genes and performance in the field.
Scientist standing by poster
// Recognition
Lawrence Livermore Microbial Detection Array and the Applied Biosystems’™ Axiom™ Microbiome Array won a Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) award for excellence in technology transfer.