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Computation’s groundbreaking research and development activities, innovative technologies, and world-class staff are often featured in various media outlets. For more information on computing at LLNL, please explore the resources below.



A visualization of MFEM’s parallel high-order meshes and solutions produced by GLVis.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
MFEM, an open-source, lightweight, general, and scalable C++ library for high-order 2D and 3D finite element methods, aims to provide application scientists with access to cutting-edge algorithms.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
The full power of LLNL’s Sequoia supercomputer played a key role in the Earth mantle convection simulation by a University of Texas-led team that won the 2015 Gordon Bell Prize, announced at SC15.
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programmers take part in a big data tutorial at the hackathon
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
On November 12 and 13, staff members from nearly every division of the Computation Directorate turned out for the fall hackathon, held at the High Performance Computing Innovation Center on the Livermore Valley Open Campus.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
In this brief sound clip, Trish Damkroger, Computation's Principal Deputy Associate Director, discusses her job and her advice for the next generation of female STEM leaders.
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images from LLNL participation at SC15
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
In addition to a strong showing in SC15’s technical content and planning committee, LLNL was among the top contenders and award winners.
Friday, November 20, 2015
The 2015 Gordon Bell Prize-winning project was executed on the “Sequoia” IBM BlueGene/Q, located at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, one of the fastest supercomputers in the world.
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Sierra is the next in a long line of supercomputers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
The collaboration that will bring the Sierra supercomputer to the Lab in 2018 has been recognized by HPCWire with an Editor’s Choice Award for Best HPC Collaboration between Government and Industry.
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Wednesday, November 18, 2015
This short article and infographic provide the basics about supercomputers and why they are so important for science, energy, and national security.
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Friday, November 13, 2015
Three national labs have reached an agreement with NVIDIA’s PGI software to create an open-source Fortran compiler designed for integration with the widely used LLVM compiler infrastructure.
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Friday, November 13, 2015
LLNL researchers are contributing to SC15 through papers, posters, tutorials, and more.