Science and Technology Highlights

Tanker truck on highway
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Work by Livermore researchers has helped predict how high-performance fuels perform in advanced internal combustion engines.
Laser peening a metal's surface
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Livermore innovations in lasers made laser peening, using intense laser light to improve the quality of a material, a commercialization success story.
Dog training for explosives detection
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Livermore has developed a new additive manufacturing process for materials used to train dogs for explosives detection.
The inside of the target chamber at the Omega Laser
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Iron-silicon alloys have been compressed to unprecedented pressures equal to the center of a three-Earth-mass extrasolar planet.
High-resolution simulation of earth
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A new earth modeling system has been unveiled with weather-scale resolution that uses advanced computers to simulate Earth’s variability.
Illinois Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage (ICCS) project
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Livermore researchers have mapped out how CO2 might be captured from existing U.S. ethanol biorefineries and stored underground.
image of nuclear plant
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For the first time, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has issued state-by-state energy and water flow charts in one location.
Inner structure of a planet
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A team of researchers has provided the first experimentally based mass-radius relationship for a hypothetical pure iron planet at super-Earth core conditions.
Schematic of proton experiment at NIF
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An international team of researchers has created a powerful new source of protons at the National Ignition Facility.
Two scientists with ADMX cryostat system
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The Axion Dark Matter Experiment (ADMX) unveiled a new result in Physical Review letters: it has achieved the necessary sensitivity to “hear” the telltale signs of dark matter axions.