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SC14 Announces New Plenary to Focus on the Importance of Supercomputers in Society

Thursday, October 2, 2014
SC14 is announcing a new “HPC Matters” plenary that will examine the important roles that high performance computing plays in every aspect of society.

Computer History Museum Makes Historic CP/M Operating System Source Code Available to the Public

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
The Computer History Museum is making available original source code for early versions of Control Program for Microcomputers, including the version used at LLNL for its Octopus network system.

A New Era in HPC

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
In a recent talk, LLNL's Rob Neely traces the history of high performance computing architectures and describes the current emerging trends that will define the upcoming exascale era.

Lawrence Livermore Lab Seismologists to Run Simulation of Napa Earthquake Using Supercomputers

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Seismologists at the Lawrence Livermore Lab will use their supercomputers to simulate detailed ground motion from last month’s earthquake in Napa.
Codesign Summer School students collaborate around a white board

Inaugural Summer School Focuses on Programming for the Future

Monday, September 1, 2014
Nine graduate students from all over the world spent two months at LLNL this summer participating in a co-design summer school.

LLNL Scientist Featured in Regional 40 Under 40

Friday, August 29, 2014
LLNL cyber security researcher Matthew Myrick is featured on a list of the San Francisco East Bay’s most remarkable young professionals.
San Francisco Bay Area earthquake intensity prediction charts

Seismologist Uses Livermore Resources to Run Napa Earthquake Simulations

Friday, August 29, 2014
Seismologist Artie Rodgers is using LLNL supercomputers and methods to simulate the recent Napa quake, the Bay Area's largest in two decades.
LLNL's Abhinav Bhatele and colleagues at SC12

Abhinav Bhatele Wins Scalable Computing Award

Thursday, August 28, 2014
LLNL computer scientist Abhinav Bhatele has been recognized for his HPC research by the IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing.
Computation hackathon participants at work

Hackathon Generates Ideas and Strengthens Ties

Thursday, August 21, 2014
At the most recent 24-hour hackathon, 58 LLNL employees and students worked on 30 teams to complete Computation-related projects of their choice.

National Labs Go Big on Climate Modeling

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Energy Department's HPC prodigies are pooling their number-crunching capabilities to provide what they hope will be the most complete climate and Earth system models to date.