Science and Technology Highlights

Architected 3D electrodes
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A research team has developed a 3D-printed electrode that lessens the problems that occur with gas bubbles that are generated during water electrolysis.
Artistic rendering of an aspirational future automated production process for custom optics
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Livermore researchers have used multi-material 3D printing to create tailored gradient refractive index glass optics.
The Sierra supercomputer
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Livermore houses four of the world’s 100 most powerful supercomputers, more than any other institution according to the TOP500 list.
The Ruby supercomputer
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Livermore has deployed “Ruby,” a high performance computing cluster that will perform functions for the National Nuclear Security Administration and support the Laboratory’s COVID-19 research.
Artist's conception of the dust and gas surrounding a newly formed planetary system.
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A long time ago — roughly 4.5 billion years — our sun and solar system formed over the short time span of 200,000 years.
imulation of the fluid pressure distribution in a faulted reservoir due to CO2 injection through multiple wells.
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Livermore, Total, and Stanford University are releasing an open-source, high-performance simulator for large-scale geological carbon dioxide storage.
Mammoth computing cluster
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Livermore and its partners AMD, Supermicro and Cornelis Networks have installed a new high-performance computing (HPC) cluster with memory and data storage capabilities optimized for data-intensive COVID-19 research and pandemic response.
Artist's conception of carbon cycle
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Livermore scientists and collaborators have created a new conceptual framework as well as a simulation model that traces the path of individual carbon atoms as they interact with the environment.
Plastic ring illuminated by UV light
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Livermore researchers have adapted a new class of materials for their groundbreaking volumetric 3D printing method, greatly expanding the range of material properties achievable.
Scientist collecting groundwater samples
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A research team has identified paleowater—water that recharged before the Holocene started 12,000 years ago—using three key isotopic indicators of groundwater residence time