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Lake Tahoe in winter
// S&T Highlights
The Sierra snowpack will decline in years to come because of climate change effects.
Lasers beaming into a gold rugby hohlraum holding an aluminum fuel capsule.
// S&T Highlights
Experiments using a hohlraum shaped like a rugby ball have significantly boosted the amount of laser-induced energy absorbed by an inertial confinement fusion fuel capsule.
A dwarf galaxy
// S&T Highlights
Lawrence Livermore nuclear scientists for the first time have accurately predicted the properties of polarized thermonuclear fusion.
Harold Brown (right) and Edward Teller
// A Look Back
Physicist, former Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Director Harold Brown left an indelible mark
Simulation of a fusion reactor
// S&T Highlights
LLNL's Center for Applied Scientific Computing collaborates with its fusion researchers.
The element zirconium
// S&T Highlights
New research reveals that the radioactive isotope zirconium-88 is an excellent neutron absorber.
Logo of She Roars podcast series
// Press
Deputy Director for Science and Technology Pat Falcone discusses her career, and women in science and technology in this Princeton University podcast.
Paul Durack
// Recognition
Livermore's Paul Durack has been awarded the World Climate Research Programme 2018 Data Prize.
Scientists talk at American Physics Society meeting social event
// S&T Highlights
The Laboratory was well represented at the recent 60th annual American Physical Society (APS) Division of Plasma Physics meeting.
Model of innate immune response
// S&T Highlights
Livermore and University of Vermont researchers are exploring how deep reinforcement learning can discover therapeutic drug strategies for sepsis.