Science and Technology Highlights

Science on Saturday is a series of science lectures for middle and high school students. Each topic highlights cutting-edge science occurring at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The talks are presented by LLNL scientists in collaboration with local area high school science teachers. These presentations are offered in several locations. Admission is free of charge. Seating is on a first-come first-served basis. Location: Bankhead Theater (2400 First St, Livermore, CA 94550) Two Presentations: 9:30 AM & 11:15 AM; Download Flyer
An artistic rendering of the interface between a photoabsorbing material and an aqueous electrolyte
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Livermore researchers and colleagues have developed an integrated theory-experiment technique to interrogate chemistry at solid/liquid interfaces, with the goal of developing better methods of generating hydrogen fuel from solar power.
Artist conception of 3D-printed woodpile lattices with submicron features
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Livermore researchers have discovered novel ways to extend the capabilities of two-photon lithography, a 3D printing technique that produces features smaller than one-hundredth the width of a human hair.
Microbe colonies growing in a Petri dish.
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Livermore scientists are studying a new “tunable” biosurfactant that is environmentally friendly and can have broad industrial utility.
Three scientists examine an injection vial
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A Lawrence Livermore biomedical technology that can deliver vaccines and drugs inside the human body has been licensed for use in cancer treatments.
Heather Enright (left) and Anna Belle hold the brain-on-a-chip device and a microelectrode array.
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Livermore scientists and engineers have developed a “brain-on-a-chip” device aimed at testing and predicting the effects of biological and chemical agents, disease, or pharmaceutical drugs on the brain.
Graphic of carbon capture process
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Livermore scientists have developed a new CO2 separation technology using molten hydroxide.
Stills from film of nuclear test
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Lawrence Livermore researchers released 62 newly declassified videos of atmospheric nuclear tests films that have never before been seen by the public.
The High-Repetition-Rate Advanced Petawatt Laser System
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The L3-HAPLS (High-Repetition-Rate Advanced Petawatt Laser System), developed by Livermore, has been installed at the ELI Beamlines Research Center in the Czech Republic.
Three scientists in neural laboratory
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Thin-film microelectrode arrays produced at the Laboratory have enabled development of an automated system to sort brain activity by individual neurons.
Complex 3D parts built in a photoresin
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Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and their collaborators have discovered how to build complex 3D parts in a fraction of the time of traditional layer-by-layer printing using a process called volumetric 3D printing.