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Astronauts at the Nevada Test Site
// A Look Back
In February 1965, Apollo astronauts paid a visit to the pockmarked desert of the Nevada Test Site as part of their lunar training.
image of explosion and crater from Sudan event
// A Look Back
On July 6, 1962, the Sedan Event, the largest of the Project Plowshare experiments, was conducted at the Nevada Test Site. This 100-kiloton blast produced a crater approximately 1,200-feet-in-diameter, with a depth of 320 feet ...
hand holding phone
// Distance Learning

Smartphones are a powerful educational tool and a low-cost complement to traditional physics teaching methods to reinforce students’ interest in learning.

Edible Aquifer Experiment
// Science at Home
Monique Warren, LLNL environmental engineer, tells you a little bit about her job, how she got into her field and takes you along with her as she makes a delicious (and educational) treat.
Planetary Defense
// Science at Home
Follow along at home with Megan Bruck Syal, LLNL planetary defense physicist, as she shows you how we keep our planet safe from asteroids and comets using science!
Staying Entertained with Physics
// Science at Home
Leland Ellison, LLNL computational physicist, takes you through some fun physics demonstrations you can do at home!
What Does an Atmospheric Scientist Do?
// Science at Home
Join Jessica Osuna, LLNL atmospheric scientist, as she walks you through her job—which involves everything from keeping the world safe in the event of a nuclear release to exploring other planets!