Livermore Science and Society Center
Many of our personal and societal decisions combine science and values, and understanding how nature works can improve the quality of our decisions.
We are dedicated to helping all understand the science behind topics such as
- Climate and weather
- Energy, water and transportation systems
- Health, medicine and bionics
- Sustainable agriculture
- Astronomy and space exploration
- Earthquakes and plate tectonics
- Genetics, ancestry and human migration
- Art and music
- Advanced manufacturing
Our goal is to inspire people of all ages and educational levels.
How simple curiosity, the scientific method, serendipity, and competition combine to advance science.
Understanding the motivations of and relationships among basic science, applied science, and engineering.
Appreciating how our understanding of nature and our values combine to influence our decisions and their possible unintended consequences.
LSSC Latest News
We deployed our wind tunnel on November 2 at the Bay Area Science Festival event in San Francisco as part of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory booth at Oracle Park. Hundreds of children enjoy decorating [...]
Our vertical wind tunnel was used October 30-31 in the conceptual physics class at Del Valle High School in Livermore to explore force balance between gravitation (downward) and aerodynamic drag (upward). Students used the first [...]