Science and Technology Highlights

Natural gas stove burner
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In 2019, Americans used less energy than in 2018, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore.
Screen capture
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Information about the Lab's current activities regarding COVID-19 can be found on the research and response website.
3D structure of an antibody
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Livermore scientists are contributing to the global fight against COVID-19 by combining artificial intelligence/machine learning, bioinformatics and supercomputing to help discover candidates for new antibodies and pharmaceutical drugs to combat the disease.
Planetary defense simulation
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Planetary defense researchers at Lawrence Livermore continue to validate their ability to accurately simulate how they might deflect an Earth-bound asteroid.
Burned forest
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Scientists looked at how much carbonyl sulfide comes from forest fires and other burning biomass to measure photosynthesis.
Acetominophen tablets
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LLNL biologists have found manipulating the gut microbiome with antibiotics alters the uptake and effectiveness of acetaminophen.
The Lassen supercomputer
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The White House announced the launch of the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium that can significantly advance the pace of scientific discovery in the fight to stop the virus.
Two scientists hold photomultiplier tubes
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Monitoring antineutrinos emitted by nuclear reactors could help detect illicit production of plutonium.
Technician holds a nuclear diagnostic
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LLNL and its partner laboratories and universities have designed and built an extensive suite of more than a dozen nuclear diagnostics for the National Ignition Facility.
The El Capitan supercomputer
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Lawrence Livermore, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) announced the selection of AMD as the node supplier for El Capitan, projected to be the world’s most powerful supercomputer when it is fully deployed in 2023.