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CEED’s Impact on Exascale Computing Project Efforts Is Wide-Ranging

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
The Center for Efficient Exascale Discretizations (CEED) within the ECP involves more than 30 computational scientists from 2 DOE labs (Livermore and Argonne) and 5 universities.
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Cooling Exascale: LLNL Plans Two Exascale Supercomputers Totaling 85MW

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Supercomputers have always been at the forefront of cooling technologies, with their high-power densities demanding careful attention. An LLNL team is upgrading facilities for exascale supercomputers.
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Dirty Bomb Simulator Prepares Responders

Friday, July 12, 2019
Ryan Chen, LLNL data analyst and visualization technologist, has developed a model called the RDD Studio that provides a detailed simulation of an optimal response to a radiological dispersal device.
Meghan McGarry

Meghan McGarry Leads LLNL in New Nuclear Nonproliferation Consortium

Friday, July 12, 2019
In the recently launched MTV Consortium, the Lab and academia join forces to address crucial global security challenges.
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Small Brain-on-a-Chip Promises Big Payoffs

Thursday, July 11, 2019
LLNL’s brain-on-a-chip may offer an effective way to evaluate the organ’s response to threats. Data analytics and HPC modeling help scientists better understand neuronal networks.
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Looking for Livermore Computing User Information?

Thursday, July 11, 2019
We recently changed this site's URL to computing.llnl.gov, so some users may be redirected here instead of hpc.llnl.gov—home of Livermore Computing. Click this article title to go there instead.
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Supercomputing Potential Impacts of a Major Quake by Building Location and Size

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Researchers from Lawrence Livermore and Berkeley Labs are using supercomputers to quantify earthquake hazard and risk across the Bay Area.
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HPC4Energy Innovation Program Announces First Awards for Public/Private Partnerships

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
The HPC4EI program announced 9 public/private projects awarded more than $2 million from the DOE. This program is the umbrella entity for the HPC4Mfg and HPC4Mtls programs, headed out of LLNL.
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Why Do We Need Supercomputers and Who Is Using Them?

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
LLNL is home to several supercomputers, including Sierra, the world's second fastest. PCMag stopped by to find out how these computers handle virtual nuclear weapons tests and weather modeling.
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Supercomputing Asteroid Impacts for Planetary Defenses

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
In support of NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office, researchers are creating 3D models and using LLNL's ALE3D code to produce simulations of hypothetical asteroid impact scenarios.

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