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image of a bat tracking its prey with sonar
// Distance Learning

The spoken word, music, earthquakes, vibrating equipment: the physics of mechanical waves, including sound, govern what we hear, their use in technology, and their effect during such events as earthquakes.

Structure of the sleeping sickness parasite's IMP dehydrogenase.
// S&T Highlights
Scientists have tracked down a potential target for new drugs against sleeping sickness.
graph of harmoic oscillator waves
// Distance Learning

Understanding waves is fundamental—through them we see, communicate, transmit energy, probe the universe. Experimenting with harmonic oscillators, such as a mass on a spring, is a great way to understand how waves work.

image of girl swimming under water
// Distance Learning

The pressure of fluids like air and water regulate many natural processes from those in living organisms to the weather.

Audrey Williams
// Recognition
A chemist who is the director of Livermore’s Forensic Science Center is the recipient of the 2020 “Outstanding Early Career Achievement in Forensic Science Award.”
Artist's conception of carbon cycle
// S&T Highlights
Scientist have developed a benchmark of nitrogen and phosphorus limitation for models to be used for predictions of the terrestrial carbon sink.
Scientist working at instrument
// S&T Highlights
LLNL researchers created a 3D microelectrode array (3DMEA) platform in which they were able to keep hundreds of thousands of human-derived neurons alive.
Artist's conception of autonomous vehicles on road
// S&T Highlights
Livermore scientists are using to determine the most efficient strategy for charging and driving electric vehicles used for ride-hailing services.
S230 antibody
// S&T Highlights
Livermore researchers developed a preliminary set of predictive 3D protein structures of the novel coronavirus that is currently spreading globally.
Image of the moon with craters
// Distance Learning

Collisions are all around us. Analyzing them can help us understand such phenomena as the flight of a golf ball when it’s hit by a club, or the behavior of the particles that form matter.