Science and Technology Highlights

Artist's conception of nulcear fuel pellets and data
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Scientists are going to the microscale to study the diverse characteristics of nuclear fuel pellets that could improve nuclear forensic analysis.
Artist's conception of molecules and water pump
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Researchers have developed a technology that can remove nitrate from water selectively.
Three people seated at table
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Sandy Weill, founder of the Weill Family Foundation, signed a memorandum of understanding to formally initiate a public-private partnership for artificial intelligence (AI), neurological disorders and related subjects.
Researcher with screens in background
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An international team of researchers has developed a new algorithm for solving polynomial systems of equations using a type of quantum computer called a “quantum annealer.”
Lisa Gordon-Hagerty
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“What the Lab’s National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center (NARAC) does is it provides dispassionate science during fearful events.”
Trucks and data
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Since the late 1990s, LLNL has played a significant role in improving the fuel economy of class-8 heavy vehicles through enhanced aerodynamics.
El Capitan Super Computer
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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.”
The National Ignition Facility
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NIF has routinely heated and compressed matter to some of the most extreme temperatures and pressures ever obtained on Earth
Three images of gold under pressure, with crystal structures superimposed
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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
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Laboratory researchers won six 2019 Technology Commercialization Fund grants.