Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Ironing out the interiors of exoplanets

The discovery of more than 4,500 extra-solar planets made it essential to model their interior structure and dynamics.

Tantalum is the stable phase at high pressures, study

An improved physical intuition for how materials melt and respond at such extreme conditions.

Major nuclear fusion milestone: Scientists made a significant step toward ignition

Recreating the extreme temperatures and pressures found at the heart of the Sun.

Our solar system formed in less than 200,000 years

This was a rapid process.

A century-old metallurgy puzzle solved

Why single crystals show staged hardening while others don't?

Scientists created completely new form of gold

New structure of gold at extremes.

An unexpected phase transition in the high explosive TATB

Determining the unreacted equation of state of 1,3,5-triamino-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene (TATB) is challenging because it exhibits low crystal symmetry and low X-ray scattering strength. The causes of...

Revealing the atomic structure of superionic ice

Using giant lasers, scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) produced a wild new kind of ice that is expected to exist inside...

Scientists unlock the secrets of nanoscale 3D printing

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have found novel approaches to expand the human hair. The study also releases the potential for X-beam computed tomography...

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