‘Science on Saturday’ lecture to discuss the capabilities and uses of supercomputing resources

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Who: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientist Jane Herriman will be joined by Tracy High School biology teacher Erin McKay to present “Supersizing Computing: 70 Years of HPC.” The event is the third lecture in the 2023 series of Science on Saturdays lectures showcasing “70 Years of Science” at the Laboratory.

What: This presentation will discuss how the ever-accelerating field of computing powers modern-day research and technological advances. The team will detail the progression of the world’s fastest supercomputers, how these machines are used to address pressing challenges of national importance and what the future holds for further development. For more information, click here.

When: Saturday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m.

Where: The Mertes Theater, Bldg. 4000, Las Positas College

Note: Science on Saturday is sponsored by LLNL's University Relations and Science Education Program. Lectures are free, open to the public and specifically targeted to middle school and high school students. For more information about Science on Saturday, visit the web or contact the LLNL Science Education Program.