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Every week, we’ll feature our favorite energy-related photo here on Energy.gov, at Facebook.com/Energygov and on Twitter via @ENERGY. For other photos of the week, view our gallery. If you have ideas for Photo of the Week, send us an email at [email protected]. The cyclotron, invented by Ernest Lawrence in the 1930s, is a unique circular particle accelerator, which Lawrence himself referred… Keep reading →

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This article is part of the Energy.gov series highlighting the “Top Things You Didn’t Know About…” Be sure to check back for more entries soon. Located east of the San Francisco Bay Area, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory(LLNL) is one of three National Laboratories overseen by the Energy Department’s National Nuclear Security Administration. Founded as a branch of the… Keep reading →