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
The Sierra supercomputer
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Sierra, Livermore’s newest supercomputer, rose to second place on the list of the world’s fastest computing systems, the TOP500 List.
The Corona high-performance computing cluster
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Livermore will accept delivery of Corona, a new unclassified high-performance computing cluster.
Power lines
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Livermore scientists are working to determine the risk to the grid from a cyberattack.
Scientist tests opitcal fiber
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Livermore has won five Technology Commercialization Fund grants from the Department of Energy.
Swetha Chandrasekaran holds 3D-printed graphene aerogel supercapacitor
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Researchers at Livermore and the University of California, Santa Cruz have created 3D-printed supercapacitor electrodes capable of achieving record-breaking performance.
LLNL at the Grace Hopper Cnference
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Lawrence Livermore sent 43 employees to the annual Grace Hopper Celebration, the premier international gathering of women in computing.
Black widow spider
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Livermore and other institutions collaborate to discover how spiders make silk
Earth
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Livermore and University of Washington scientists conclude that it is too early to rule out severe global climate change.
Supercomputer simulations of dormant white dwarf
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Remnant cores of burned-out stars could be the key to finding the most elusive class of black holes.
The Sierra supercomputer
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Sierra, one of the world’s fastest supercomputers has been officially unveiled.