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Natural gas stove burner
// S&T Highlights
In 2019, Americans used less energy than in 2018, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore.
an image of the Earth and its magnetic fields
// Distance Learning

Magnetic fields make motors, electrical generators, home appliances, tools, and many other technologies work. The Earth is surrounded and protected by a magnetic field from radiation.

Screen capture
// S&T Highlights
Information about the Lab's current activities regarding COVID-19 can be found on the research and response website.
3D structure of an antibody
// S&T Highlights
Livermore scientists are contributing to the global fight against COVID-19 by combining artificial intelligence/machine learning, bioinformatics and supercomputing to help discover candidates for new antibodies and pharmaceutical drugs to combat the disease.
Burned forest
// S&T Highlights
Scientists looked at how much carbonyl sulfide comes from forest fires and other burning biomass to measure photosynthesis.
Acetominophen tablets
// S&T Highlights
LLNL biologists have found manipulating the gut microbiome with antibiotics alters the uptake and effectiveness of acetaminophen.
The Lassen supercomputer
// S&T Highlights
The White House announced the launch of the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium that can significantly advance the pace of scientific discovery in the fight to stop the virus.
Planetary defense simulation
// S&T Highlights
Planetary defense researchers at Lawrence Livermore continue to validate their ability to accurately simulate how they might deflect an Earth-bound asteroid.
Two scientists hold photomultiplier tubes
// S&T Highlights
Monitoring antineutrinos emitted by nuclear reactors could help detect illicit production of plutonium.
Aurélien Perron (right) and Raymundo Arroyave.
// Recognition
Aurelian Perron receives TMS Young Leaders Professional Development Award.