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// S&T Highlights
On the one-year anniversary of the historic record yield shot at the National Ignition Facility, the scientific results have been published in three peer-reviewed papers.
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// Recognition
The IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society announced a Lawrence Livermore team as the winner of its 2022 Transactions on Plasma Science Best Paper Award.
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// S&T Highlights
A Livermore eam has developed GridDS — an open-source, data-science toolkit that provides an integrated energy data storage and augmentation infrastructure.
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// Journal Covers
The authors describe the rapid conversion from graphite to hexagonal diamond in picoseconds.
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// Recognition
The Fusion Power Associates Board of Directors has selected Livermore physicist Debbie Callahan as a recipient of its 2022 Leadership Award.
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// S&T Highlights
A team of researchers has found that the rate of cooling in reactions dramatically affects the type of uranium molecules that form.
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// Recognition
The American Society of Safety Professionals, San Francisco Chapter, has awarded Tom Kohut, a manager at the National Ignition Facility, with the “Managers Who Get Safety” award.
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// S&T Highlights
Scientists have shown that glaciers in the tropical Andes mountains have been in sync with polar ice extent in Antarctica and the Arctic for nearly a million years.
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// S&T Highlights
LLNL researchers are collaborating with the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission to help develop a cryogenic target system for its Laser Mégajoule.
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// S&T Highlights
The LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) experiment, the world's most sensitive dark matter detector, has passed a check-out phase of startup operations and delivered its first results.