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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.



Dean Williams in front of climate simulation

Climate Tools Win Regional Tech Transfer Award

Monday, August 18, 2014
LLNL shared an award for the creation of a novel system that enables climate researchers to solve complex data analysis and visualization challenges.
Cyber Defenders attend a network security class

Cyber Defenders Program Encourages the Next Generation

Monday, August 4, 2014
LLNL's popular Cyber Defenders internship program is providing undergraduate and graduate students with a fun and practical introduction to cyber security.
Dona Crawford and Marcey Kelley chat with 2014 summer scholars

A Banner Year for the Scholar Program

Friday, August 1, 2014
This year, Computation welcomed its third-largest scholar program ever, hosting 131 students and faculty.

Inside Lawrence Livermore and the Arms Race for Innovation

Thursday, July 31, 2014
The push to innovate or embrace the “art of the possible,” as one scientist put it, is why websites track the supercomputer race, which China is winning at the moment.

Built for Speed: Designing Exascale Computers

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Magazine article examines progress in supercomputing and mentions the work of Lawrence Fellow Amanda Randles.
Molecular docking simulations are shown paired with LLNL's sequoia supercomputer

Livermore Magazine Highlights Computational Chemistry Research

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Livermore researchers are applying powerful computational tools to the challenge of drug development.
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Visualizing Complex Networks on a Planetary Scale

Thursday, July 3, 2014
LLNL researchers are using supercomputers to run global-scale models of such systems as the Internet, vehicular traffic flow, financial markets, and the evolution of viruses.

Top 10 Supercomputers, with 2 in the Bay Area

Monday, June 23, 2014
LLNL is home to the number 3 supercomputer on earth, Sequoia, which hits about 20 petaflops, and number 9, Vulcan, which does 5 petaflops.

CORAL: And the Winners Are?

Sunday, June 22, 2014
Oak Ridge, Argonne, and Livermore national laboratories are negotiating with vendors and hope to be able to issue the first CORAL HPC contracts this fall.
Local kids and others lined up for Science on Saturday, a lab-sponsored lecture series

Popular 'Science on Saturday' Lecture Series Turns Its Focus to Computation

Thursday, June 19, 2014
"Science on Saturday" lectures show middle and high school students how computer modeling and simulation advances diverse areas of science, from biomedicine to nuclear fusion.