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The National Ignition Facility
// S&T Highlights
NIF has routinely heated and compressed matter to some of the most extreme temperatures and pressures ever obtained on Earth
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.
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.
LLNL researchers Richard Kraus, Arthur Pak, Daniel Casey and Félicie Albert
// Recognition
Four scientists from Lawrence Livermore have been selected for the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineers (PECASE).