Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

3-D printed metamaterial shrinks when heated

Members of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Additive Manufacturing Initiative are among a group of researchers who have developed 3D printed materials with a unique property—instead of expanding when heated, they ...

dateOct 25, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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How this Martian moon became the 'Death Star'

Mars' largest moon, Phobos, has captured public imagination and been shrouded in mystery for decades. But numerical simulations recently conducted at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have shed some light on the ...

dateOct 12, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Feeling the force between sand grains

For the first time, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have measured how forces move through 3D granular materials, determining how this important class of materials might pack and behave in processes ...

dateAug 24, 2016 in General Physics
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