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Physicist Craig Siders
// Recognition
Physicist Craig Siders has been named a senior member of the Optical Society of America.
Advanced Optical Materials journal cover
// Journal Covers
A Livermore team reports on the fabrication of amorphous photonic structures using pigmentary ferric oxide/silicon dioxide core–shell nanoparticles.
New York Times image of nuclear explosion
// Press
For the first time, footage is available in an online archive after some of about 10,000 nuclear testing films were restored, scrutinized and declassified in a project by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. By Christine Hauser/The New York Times
Nature Astronomy cover
// Journal Covers
An international team of researchers report the discovery of a direct connection between a radio relic and a radio galaxy in the merging galaxy cluster Abell 3411–3412.
Advanced Materials January 2017 journal cover
// Journal Covers
The key role of solid interfaces in determining thermodynamics and kinetics suggests a new paradigm for optimizing complex hydrides for solid-state hydrogen storage by engineering internal microstructure.
Dalton Transactions cover image
// Journal Covers
This study combines electron microscopy equipped with energy dispersive spectroscopy to probe major element composition and autoradiography to map plutonium in order to examine the spatial relationships between plutonium and fallout composition in aerodynamic glassy fallout from a nuclear weapon test.
Lab on a CHip journal cover
// Journal Covers
Livermore and Harvard Medical School researchers report a novel cardiac platform that can record cardiac tissue adhesion, electrophysiology, and contractility on the same chip.
Photo of Neil Armstrong
// A Look Back

In September 1981, legendary astronaut and first man on the moon Neil Armstrong visited Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for the filming of a TV documentary on the U.S.

Astronauts at the Nevada Test Site
// A Look Back
In February 1965, Apollo astronauts paid a visit to the pockmarked desert of the Nevada Test Site as part of their lunar training.
image of explosion and crater from Sudan event
// A Look Back
On July 6, 1962, the Sedan Event, the largest of the Project Plowshare experiments, was conducted at the Nevada Test Site. This 100-kiloton blast produced a crater approximately 1,200-feet-in-diameter, with a depth of 320 feet ...