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Livermore mechanical technicians pose in front of the gas recirculation plant they built, December 1967​​​​​​.​
// A Look Back

On Dec. 10, 1967, Project Gasbuggy was conducted in a sandstone gas-bearing formation in the San Juan Basin near Farmington, New Mexico.

Federica Coppari with an x-ray diffraction image plate
// Recognition
Laboratory research scientist Federica Coppari was named a New Leader in Space Science by the U.S. and Chinese academies of sciences.
Two images of the fungus Fusarium
// S&T Highlights
Livermore scientists have helped discover that RNA viruses are abundant and diverse in soil, where they prey upon organisms such as insects, nematodes and fungi.
Three men standing in lab
// Recognition
A trio of employees and Lawrence Livermore have netted a national technology transfer award for their work in the creation of LLNL’s Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory (AML).
asteroid P/2016 G1
// Press

Astronomers spot an asteroid being struck by another object.

Gold aerogel on top of mosquito
// Journal Covers
Research team reports the fabrication of ultralight gold aerogel monoliths with tunable densities and pore structures.
Microbe capsules
// S&T Highlights
To help increase the U.S. supply of rare earth elements, researchers are using microbe beads to recover rare earth elements from consumer electronic waste.
Six people standing on stage
// Recognition
A panel of judges at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC19) awarded a multi-institutional team led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory computer scientists with the conference’s Best Paper award.
Teller and Reagan
// A Look Back

In 1967, Ronald Reagan, former movie star and then newly-elected governor of California, visited the Lawrence Radiation Laboratory in Livermore, California to tour the facility and become more informed about major ongoing projects, including work on national defense.

Two men holding award plaques
// Recognition
Livermore, along with the Oak Ridge and Argonne national laboratories and Cray Inc., garnered HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards for Top Supercomputing Achievement for 2019.