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LLNL Computing’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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Modeling Seismoacoustic Waves of an Explosive Nature

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
An innovative computer model simulates mechanical waves both underground and in the atmosphere, offering new insight into earthquakes and terrorist blasts.
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LLNL and DOE Look to Shatter Moore’s Law through Quantum Computing

Monday, March 19, 2018
LLNL researchers are developing algorithms for solving quantum simulation problems on a prototype device.
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LLNL Scientists Link up with Global Women in Data Science Conference

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
LLNL's High Performance Computing Innovation Center hosted a regional event on March 5 tied in with Stanford University’s annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) conference.
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Video: Behind the Scenes of a Hackathon

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Thrice-yearly hackathons provide 24-hour opportunities to brainstorm, foster creativity, prototype, and explore. Participants work in groups or individually to learn new skills, languages, and tools.
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New Data Science Institute Supports Explosive Growth of Data Science

Thursday, March 8, 2018
LLNL’s new multidisciplinary Data Science Institute (DSI) supports growth and outreach in this exciting field.
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‘Science on Saturday’ Program Explores Supercomputing and Machine Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018
LLNL computer scientists Katie Lewis teaches local students about HPC concepts like parallel processing and artificial neural networks.
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LLNL-Led HPC4Mtls Seeks Industry Partners

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
The DOE commits $3 million to projects between U.S. industry and national labs through the new High Performance Computing for Materials in Applied Energy Technologies (HPC4Mtls) Program.
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MacPatch Keeps Thousands of LLNL Computers Running Smoothly

Monday, February 26, 2018
Now in its third generation, LLNL-developed MacPatch handles software installation and patching for the Laboratory’s Mac computers.
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Podcast: LLNL Computer Scientist Discusses HPC

Friday, February 23, 2018
LLNL's Todd Gamblin joins "The Changelog" podcast to talk about Moore's Law and high performance computing.
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The Sierra Supercomputer: Science and Technology on a Mission

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
In this video from the Stanford HPC Conference, LLNL's Adam Bertsch presents "The Sierra Supercomputer: Science and Technology on a Mission."