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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.



Monday, November 25, 2013
As part of DOE’s INCITE program, 13 LLNL researchers have been awarded time on two of America’s fastest supercomputers dedicated to open science to study cosmic rays, batteries, and more.
Source: LLNL Press Release Read More
Friday, November 22, 2013
Dona Crawford, associate director for LLNL’s Computation Directorate and a past chair of the Supercomputing Conference (SC), reflects on SC’s history and growth.
Source: Communications of the ACM Blog Read More
Gordon Bell Prize winning bubble simulation
Thursday, November 21, 2013
A calculation performed on LLNL's Sequoia supercomputer was awarded the Gordon Bell Prize for peak performance.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Efforts to make LLNL’s HPC facilities as energy efficient as possible received the Reader’s Choice Award for “Best Application of Green Computing in HPC.”
Source: LLNL News Read More
Monday, November 18, 2013
LLNL’s new Cray system with Intel chips, called Catalyst, uses an unusually large amount chips call DRAMs for each computing node to provide more data more quickly for number-crunching.
Source: WSJ Online Blog Read More
Monday, November 18, 2013
The latest list of most-powerful computers is a bit of same old, same old, but soon, it won’t be so easy to get ahead on the Top500 list by plugging in special-purpose accelerator cards.
Source: Cnet News Article Read More
Saturday, November 16, 2013
LLNL researchers show how message passing can affect performance for massively parallel science simulation codes.
Source: HPCwIre Article Read More
Art installation at SC12
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Schedule of SC13 papers, talks, presentations, and booths by LLNL scientists and staff.
Friday, November 15, 2013
The Laboratory will evaluate the topological data analysis software produced by Ayasdi for tackling big data problems under a memorandum of understanding signed at LLNL Thursday.
Source: LLNL Press Release Read More
Monday, November 4, 2013
LLNL, in partnership with Intel and Cray, has announced a unique computing cluster that provides a proving ground for new HPC and Big Data technologies and architectures.
Source: LLNL Press Release Read More