Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Putting pressure on 3D-printed structures

Through a series of dynamic compression experiments on additively manufactured (AM) structured lattices, a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory team, supported by colleagues at Los Alamos National Laboratory, has found ...

dateJun 28, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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3-D printed polymer turns methane to methanol

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have combined biology and 3-D printing to create the first reactor that can continuously produce methanol from methane at room temperature and pressure.

dateJun 15, 2016 in Polymers
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These space rocks could save the planet

The box was inconspicuous, but Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) postdoctoral researcher Megan Bruck Syal immediately knew its contents: two meteorites around the size of walnuts. They formed about 4.6 billion ...

dateMay 10, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Experiments shine light on exotic cosmic rays

The Earth is under constant bombardment by subatomic particles called cosmic rays, including some, known as ultra-high-energy cosmic rays, which pack much more punch than the world's most powerful particle accelerators. Fortunately, ...

dateMay 04, 2016 in Astronomy
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Tiny tubes move into the fast lane

For the first time, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have shown that carbon nanotubes as small as eight-tenths of a nanometer in diameter can transport protons faster than bulk water, by an order ...

dateApr 04, 2016 in Nanophysics
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