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Press

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LLNL Welcomes 'Ruby' Supercomputer for National Nuclear Security Mission and COVID-19 Research

Thursday, November 12, 2020
Ruby, a 6 petaFLOP cluster, will be used for in support of the NNSA’s stockpile stewardship mission, open science, and the search for therapeutic drugs and designer antibodies against SARS-CoV-2.
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What Put LLNL at the Center of U.S. Supercomputing in 2020?

Thursday, November 12, 2020
The Next Platform's Nicole Hemsoth writes that LLNL's addition of new hardware kept us at the front of the supercomputing news cycle throughout most of the year.
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Department of Energy to Showcase Scientific Computational Expertise at SC20

Monday, November 9, 2020
The scientific computing and networking leadership of 17 DOE national labs will be showcased at SC20, taking place Nov. 9-19 for the first time via a completely virtual format.
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Women’s Math Association Names Woodward Fellow

Thursday, November 5, 2020
The Association for Women in Mathematics has named computational scientist Carol Woodward as a 2021 fellow, recognizing her commitment to supporting and advancing women in the mathematical sciences.
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Mammoth Computing Cluster to Aid COVID Research

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Funded by the CARES Act, LLNL's new computing cluster, Mammoth, will be used to perform genomics analysis, nontraditional simulations, and graph analytics required by scientists working on COVID-19s.
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Computing Trio Wins Best Paper Award at OpenMP Workshop

Friday, October 30, 2020
A team of LLNL computer scientists and a collaborator from Argonne National Lab won the Best Paper Award at the International Workshop on OpenMP (IWOMP) 2020 in September.
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Looking Ahead to SC20: More Than HPC

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
LLNL’s Computing Directorate heads to the 32nd annual Supercomputing Conference (SC20) held virtually on November 9–19. Although the format is different this year, we’re turning out in full force.
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Girls Persevere for STEM in Virtual Conference

Monday, October 26, 2020
More than 150 girls participated in the San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (SJEYH) conference via Zoom last month. LLNL Computing staff were among the online speakers.
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Video: Build All the Things with Spack

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
LLNL computer scientist and Spack PI Todd Gamblin explains how the package manager works in this video from CppCon (C++ Conference). The video runs 6:53.
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AI Gets a Boost via LLNL, SambaNova Collaboration

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
LLNL has installed a new AI accelerator into the Corona supercomputer, allowing researchers to run simulations while offloading AI calculations from those simulations to the AI system.

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