Livermore, California

city in Alameda County, California, United States

Livermore, California is a city in Alameda County, California. It is near San Francisco. It has 87,955 people as of 2020.[1]

There are two national laboratories in Livermore: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and the California site of Sandia National Laboratories. These are centers of scientific research. Many advanced technologies, such as nuclear weapons, are designed here.[2] The chemical element with number 117, Livermorium, was named after the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. It was discovered by scientists from LLNL, together with scientists from the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia.[3]

Livermore has many vineyards and wineries.[4]

References change

  1. "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Livermore city, California". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 26, 2021.
  2. "See the Facility That Tests whether Nuclear Weapons Work". Scientific American. October 1, 2022.
  3. "It's Elemental - The Element Livermorium". Retrieved May 30, 2023.
  4. Micallef, Joseph V. "Why You Should Explore The Wines Of The Livermore Valley". Forbes. Retrieved May 30, 2023.