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Image of Mars (left) and artist's conception (right)
// S&T Highlights
A United Arab Emirates Mars mission uses Livermore-made optics in the spectrometer used to image the surface.
The Bipolar Reset Experiment
// S&T Highlights
Livermore scientists are working on a new diagnostic capability that will provide, for the first time, the ability to make x-ray radiographic movies.
Interior of NIF chamber with text "1.3 MJ"
// S&T Highlights
On Aug. 8, 2021, an experiment at Lawrence Livermore’s National Ignition Facility made a significant step toward ignition, achieving a yield of more than 1.3 megajoules.
Black and white images of mushroom clouds and simulated clouds
// S&T Highlights
Livermore scientists are improving our understanding of nuclear cloud rise using a widely adopted and strongly validated weather modeling tool.
IPCC report coer
// S&T Highlights
Scientists are observing changes in the Earth’s climate in every region and across the whole climate system, according to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report.
Scientists looking at computer screens
// S&T Highlights
LLNL Forensic Science Center scientists earned an “A” grade in the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons’ (OPCW) recent biomedical proficiency test.
Tammy Ma
// Recognition
The Fusion Power Associates Board of Directors has selected Livermore experimental physicist Tammy Ma as the recipient of its 2021 Excellence in Fusion Engineering Award.
Artist's rendering of molecules flowing through three electrodes
// S&T Highlights
To take advantage of the growing abundance and cheaper costs of renewable energy, Livermore scientists and engineers are 3D printing flow-through electrodes.
Precision Diagnostic System layout in graphical form
// S&T Highlights
The new Precision Diagnostic System has an advanced array of diagnostic tools that help researchers experiment with potential methods to increase laser performance
Artist's rendering of 3D print machine creating electrochemical reactor
// S&T Highlights
A research team leverages the power of 3D printing to improve the performance of electrochemical reactors used to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) to useful energy sources, chemicals and material feedstocks.