Science and Technology Highlights

Protein filaments align themselves in parallel in large domains
// BIO, LDRD, S&T Highlights
An international research team has developed an x-ray-based method to study individual amyloid fibrils
Scientists examine portable diagnostic machine capable of probing inside metal parts
// AM, S&T Highlights
A Livermore team has designed and built a portable diagnostic machine capable of probing the melt pool in additive manufacturing processes to improve part quality.
Backscattered scanning electron microscope image of meteorite
// LDRD, NCI, S&T Highlights
Scientists have determined how and when the red planet’s crustal topographic and geophysical divide formed by examining an ancient Martian meteorite.
Scientists analyze forensic bone samples
// BIO, LDRD, S&T Highlights
A Livermore-led scientific team has developed a science-based, statistically validated way to use protein markers from human bones for identification
The PROSPECT neutrino detector.
// NCI, S&T Highlights
he Precision Reactor Oscillation and Spectrum Experiment will probe the possible existence of a new form of matter—sterile neutrinos
Artist's conception of water transition to warm dense matter
// HEDS, Lasers & Optics, S&T Highlights
Livermore researchers and partners have driven water to extreme temperatures to study its behavior at extreme conditions.
Supernova remnant pictured in false color
// S&T Highlights
Experiments at the National Ignition Facility are providing scientists with new insights into the turbulent after-effects of a supernova explosion.
Tanker truck on highway
// S&T Highlights
Work by Livermore researchers has helped predict how high-performance fuels perform in advanced internal combustion engines.
Laser peening a metal's surface
// S&T Highlights
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
// S&T Highlights
Livermore has developed a new additive manufacturing process for materials used to train dogs for explosives detection.