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Erich Strohmaier of the TOP500 and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

New TOP500 List Unveiled: Sierra No. 2 with 6 LLNL Supercomputers in Top 100

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
The latest TOP500 List of the world's most powerful computers was released at the International Supercomputing Conference for HPC, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC19) in Denver.
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Penguin/Intel 'Magma' Computing Cluster Coming to LLNL

Monday, November 18, 2019
Penguin Computing, along with its partners Intel and CoolIT, has shipped LLNL's Linux-based cluster, known as “Magma,” to the Laboratory.
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LLNL wins Three Regional FLC Awards

Thursday, November 14, 2019
Three LLNL teams, including the Spack package manager, netted regional awards for technology transfer from the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) last week.
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LLNL to Receive DOE Funding for New HPC4EI Projects

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Twelve projects are awarded funding for the High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation Program, which leverages DOE’s HPC facilities to improve energy efficiency and manufacturing processes.
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DOE Researchers Share Data Management Strategies at First-Ever “Data Day”

Monday, November 11, 2019
More than 100 researchers from DOE national labs came to LLNL for the inaugural DOE Data Day workshop to discuss challenges and solutions in accessing, curating, and sharing data.
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DOE Announces $4 million for HPC for Energy Innovation

Thursday, November 7, 2019
The HPC4EI Initiative seeks industry partners to work with DOE labs to solve key technical challenges in manufacturing and mobility.
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LLNL Researchers Win R&D 100 Awards

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Of the Lab's four R&D 100 Award winners for 2019, two are open-source software projects: SCR and Spack.
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Big Data Illuminates the Physical Sciences

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Livermore teams are applying innovative data analysis and interpretation techniques to advance fundamental science research.
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No Shots in the Dark

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
At the National Ignition Facility, simulations help assess the risk of damage from target debris and shrapnel dispersal during high-energy laser shots.
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Lab Leads Effort to Model Proteins Tied to Cancer

Thursday, October 31, 2019
LLNL researchers and colleagues are using machine learning as a virtual magnifying glass to study interesting regions of RAS protein/lipid simulations in higher detail.