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Quantum computing—breaking through the 49 qubit simulation barrier

LLNL's Vulcan Supercomputer Helps IBM Tackle a Quantum Computing Problem

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
An IBM Research team turns to the Vulcan supercomputer to simulate short–depth quantum circuits of 49 qubits and larger.
Sierra logo

The Clever Machinations of Livermore’s Sierra Supercomputer

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Bronis de Supinski, CTO of Livermore Computing, explains what went into the design of LLNL's next-generation system, Sierra.
CLSAC conference in Annapolis, Maryland

Computation's Associate Director Takes Home CLSAC Award

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Bruce Hendrickson, LLNL's associate director for Computation, wins the George Cotter Award for Vision and Leadership in the Field of Data Analytics at the Chesapeake Large-Scale Analytics Conference.
Dona Crawford, Computation's associate director emeritus

'Eighteen Zeros' Video Explains the Importance of Exscale Computing

Saturday, October 14, 2017
In a Hewlett Packard Enterprise video, Dona Crawford, Computation's associate director emeritus, helps explain the applications of exascale computing.
Girls Who Code workshop attendee

'Girls Who Code' Workshop Introduces Students to STEM Fundamentals

Friday, October 13, 2017
LLNL volunteers mentor students in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District.
Exascale in motion on earthquake risks

Exascale in Motion on Earthquake Risks

Thursday, October 12, 2017
As part of the DOE's Exascale Computing Project, LLNL scientists simulate the detailed geology and physics of earthquake ground motion.
LLNL 65th anniversary

65 Years of Excellence and Innovation in the National Interest

Friday, October 6, 2017
LLNL marks a milestone anniversary! Download the booklet (PDF) to see how far we've come since the IBM 701 computer in 1954.
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HPC4Mfg Program Uses LLNL Supercomputers for Papermaking Simulations

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
A project with Procter and Gamble yields the largest multi-scale model of paper products, simulating thousands of fibers with micron-scale resolution.
San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons conference for girls

Computation Volunteers Help Make SJEYH Conference a Success

Monday, October 2, 2017
The San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (SJEYH) conference for girls celebrates its 25th year. LLNL Computation volunteers include the conference's co-chair Jeene Villanueva.
CASC logo over a monotone image of the Sierra supercomputer

Center for Applied Scientific Computing (CASC) Newsletter, Volume 3

Sunday, October 1, 2017
Highlights include recent LDRD projects, Livermore Tomography Tools, our work with the open-source software community, fault recovery, and CEED.