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El Capitan Super Computer
// S&T Highlights
The Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, and the Laboratory announced the signing of contracts with Cray Inc. to build the NNSA’s first exascale supercomputer, “El Capitan.”
Maria Gatu Johnson
// Recognition
Nuclear physicist Maria Gatu Johnson was named winner of the American Physical Society's Katherine E. Weimer Award.
Head shots of two scientists side by side
// Recognition
Two scientists from Lawrence Livermore are recipients of the Department of Energy’s Office of Science Early Career Research Program award.
Stephen Klein
// Recognition
Atmospheric scientist Stephen Klein has been selected as a fellow of the American Meteorological Society.
Three images of gold under pressure, with crystal structures superimposed
// S&T Highlights
When gold is compressed rapidly over nanoseconds, the increase in pressure and temperature changes the crystalline structure to a new phase of gold.
Scientist with camera
// S&T Highlights
Laboratory researchers won six 2019 Technology Commercialization Fund grants.
Researchers testing drones at enclosure
// S&T Highlights
Livermore has opened the new OS-150 Robotics Laboratory, an outdoor, 8,000 square-foot enclosure.
Apollo 11 moon lander, moon in background, earth on horizon
// S&T Highlights
LLNL’s Jeff Wisoff and Tammy Jernigan, two former astronauts, reminisce about what they were doing 50 years ago during the history-making Apollo 11 moon landing.
Livermore physicist Nicholas Christofilos describes Operation Argus.
// A Look Back
In 1958, the United States conducted a set of nuclear tests, codenamed ARGUS, to determine whether they could interfere with communications and weapons performance.
People montage
// S&T Highlights
Full-scale experiments have been conducted on the National Ignition Facility for a decade thanks to its dedicated staff.