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Deep Learning-Based Surrogate Models Outperform Simulators and Could Hasten Scientific Discoveries

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Surrogate models supported by neural networks could lead to new insights in complicated physics problems such as inertial confinement fusion.
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Computing’s Partnership with Environmental Programs at the Lab Adds Up to Environmental Stewardship

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Computing employees play a critical role in supporting the Environmental Restoration Department; Environment, Safety, and Health; and Radioactive and Hazardous Waste Management.
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#ShutdownSTEM an opportunity to reflect on ending racism

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Many scientists and engineers will participate in #ShutDownSTEM to better support black colleagues. The Lab appreciates the need to better understand the issues and drive toward purposeful action.
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Looking Ahead to ISC20

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
LLNL will participate in the online ISC High Performance Conference (ISC20) on June 22–25. Be sure to follow @Livermore_Comp on Twitter with the #ISC20 and #ISChpc hashtags.
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Podcast: The MFEM Finite Element Library Broadens GPU Support

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
The Center for Efficient Exascale Discretizations recently released MFEM v4.1, which introduces features important for the nation’s first exascale supercomputers. LLNL's Tzanio Kolev explains.
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Center for Applied Scientific Computing (CASC) Newsletter, Volume 9

Monday, June 8, 2020
Highlights include response to the COVID-19 pandemic, high-order matrix-free algorithms, and managing memory spaces.
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Cooling Magma Is A Challenge That Lawrence Livermore Can Take On

Thursday, June 4, 2020
LLNL's latest HPC system, aptly nicknamed “Magma," delivers 5.4 petaflops of peak performance crammed into 760 compute nodes.
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Lab Team Studies Calibrated AI and DL Models to More Reliably Diagnose and Treat Disease

Friday, May 29, 2020
A team led by an LLNL computer scientist proposes a deep learning approach aimed at improving the reliability of classifier models for predicting disease types from diagnostic images.
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AI Identifies Change in Microstructure in Aging Materials

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
LLNL scientists have taken a step forward in the design of future materials with improved performance by analyzing its microstructure using artificial intelligence.
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COVID-19 Research Goes Public through New Portal

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
To help accelerate discovery of therapeutic antibodies or antiviral drugs for SARS-CoV-2, LLNL has launched a searchable data portal to share its COVID-19 research with scientists and the public.