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Image of Jupiter with water droplet
// HEDS, Press
With gentle pulses from gigantic lasers, scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory transformed hydrogen into droplets of shiny liquid metal using the world’s largest and most energetic laser.
Trees in summer and winter
// E&A, HPC, Press
Nearly four decades of global temperature data collected by satellites reveal the atmospheric fingerprint of climate change.
Satellite image of desert landscape
// E&A, Press
The rocks in Oman remove planet-warming carbon dioxide from the air and turn it to stone. In theory, these rocks could store hundreds of years of human emissions of CO2.
Scientist in forensics laboratory
// NCI, Press
Nations seek to better address future chemical-weapons threats.
Boulby Mine, home to the Watchman experiment
// Press

What are nations like North Korea and Iran really doing at nuclear reactors that are out of sight?

Someday, wispy subatomic particles known as antineutrinos could provide a clear view of what countries with illicit nuclear weapons programs are trying to hide.

Ivana Cvijanovic with mountain backdrop
// Press
Lawrence Livermore’s increasingly powerful climate models have sounded a stark warning for California.
Laser-driven shock compression experiment
// Press
Long theorized to be found in the mantles of Uranus and Neptune, the confirmation of the existence of superionic ice could lead to the development of new materials.
Football players in action
// Press
A study published online in Brain, a journal of neurology, presents the strongest case yet that repetitive hits to the head that don't lead to concussions cause CTE.
Photo of Arctic from space
// Press
Lawrence Livermore researchers highlighted another potential effect of declining Arctic sea ice.
A sample of 3D printed steel
// Press
Here’s a look at some of the most impressive things 3-D printers made this year, as well as what their creations portend for the future.