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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.



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Enhanced Radiation Detection Training

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
2017 R&D 100 Award winner: New tech with real-time data analysis better trains personnel responding to and securing against nuclear or radiological accidents or attacks.
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Interconnecting a World of Petabytes

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
2017 R&D 100 Award winner: The Earth System Grid Federation (ESGF) provides access to worldwide modeling centers and vast data repositories.
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DOE Advances Supercomputing in Fight Against Cancer

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
LLNL’s supercomputers are being used to accelerate cancer research and enable precision medicine through joint projects.
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Simulation for Grid Transmission and Distribution

Monday, June 11, 2018
LLNL scientists have kicked off a project with power management company Eaton Corporation to develop a tool capable of performing coupled simulations of transmission and distribution grids.
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Machine Learning Model Predicts Phenomenon Key to Understanding Material Properties

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
LLNL researchers have successfully modeled how atoms are arranged between the crystals that make up most materials, a development that could impact how future materials are designed and optimized.
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New Tool for Faster, More Accurate Analysis of Chemical Bonding

Thursday, May 31, 2018
TopoMS, a computational tool enabling detailed topological analysis of molecular and condensed‐matter systems, is highlighted in the Journal of Computational Chemistry.
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Sidney Fernbach Postdoctoral Fellowship Awarded to Will Pazner

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
LLNL has named Will Pazner as Computation’s third Sidney Fernbach Postdoctoral Fellow in the Computing Sciences.
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Exascale Computing Project Audio Update: Hardware & Integration

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
LLNL's Terri Quinn explains how ECP’s Hardware and Integration research focus area promotes mutually beneficial collaborations between DOE labs and ECP teams.
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Universal Coding of the Reals: Alternatives to IEEE Floating Point

Friday, May 18, 2018
In this video from the Conference on Next Generation Arithmetic (CoNGA) conference in Singapore, LLNL's Peter Lindstrom presents: "Universal Coding of the Reals: Alternatives to IEEE Floating Point."
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Science Bowl Finalists Take on Cyber Challenge

Thursday, May 10, 2018
For the second year, LLNL staff and Cyber Defender students conducted the CyberCraft Cyber Challenge for the middle school finalists at the National Science Bowl.