Science and Technology Highlights

Abstract geometric design of equipment with title Exascale Day 10.18.2022
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Livermore researchers are using the third generation of early access machines to port codes over to the future exascale system El Capitan.
Journal cover ACS Letters with vertical ornage beam hitting wavy surface
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Livermore scientists have devised a method to fabricate all-solid-state lithium metal batteries.
Illustration of hexagonal arrangement of spheres
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Livermore scientists develop a copper–titanium catalyst to mitigate use of precious metals.
Mike Owen, Katie Kumamoto and Megan Bruck Syal at the DART Impact Event at Johns Hopkins University
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Members of Livermore’s DART spacecraft discuss being present at mission control during he world’s first planetary defense technology demonstration.
Photo collage of John Clauser and Nobel medal
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John Clauser, an experimental physicist who spent a decade at Livermore, has been awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics, along with French scientist Alain Aspect and Austrian scientist Anton Zeilinger.
Illustration of the symbol for chemical element flerovium
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An international research team has succeeded in studying the chemical properties of the superheavy element flerovium — element 114.
Illustration of DART spacecraft and LICIACube near asteroid just before impact
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A new paper led by LLNL walks through a detailed “dress rehearsal” for interpretation of the DART asteroid mission's experiment’s data.
One particle composed of m any crystals highly magnified
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An international team has determined that one specific particle on the asteroid Ryugu can shed light on the unaltered initial materials from its parent body.
Screen capture of animation of spacecraft hitting a surface
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Livermore researchers contribute simulation expertise to NASA’s DART planetary-defense tech-demo mission.
Artistic collage of atomic structures, light beams, metallic spheres
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Magnesium at 10 million times atmospheric pressure adopts fundamentally new chemical and structural behavior.