Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


The Laboratory in the News

Solving National Problems by Integrating Innovative Ideas, Experiments, and Simulations
Commentary by Bruce E. Warner

Understanding Homemade Explosives to Enhance Aviation Security
Livermore researchers are helping the federal government protect airplanes from the threat of onboard explosives.

Averting Impact: Modeling Solutions to Prevent Asteroid Collisions
Computer simulations compare proposed methods for deflecting or disrupting an asteroid headed toward Earth.

Biological Mysteries Decoded with Radiocarbon Dating
Using bomb-pulse dating, Livermore researchers help solve cold cases and clear up mysteries about the human brain and eye.

A 2020 Vision for California’s Electric Grid
A sophisticated planning system helps researchers understand how increased wind and solar power contributions will affect California’s electric grid.