Posts tagged with "Computation"


Kepler, don’t give up on the hunt for exomoons

Feb. 13, 2017 -  
The Kepler spacecraft has been prolific in its search for planets outside our solar system, known as exoplanets, discovering thousands since its launch in 2009. But the hunt for moons orbiting these exoplanets, or exomoons, is vastly more challenging. While no exomoons have been found to date, a...
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Sandia’s Hendrickson to lead LLNL Computation

Feb. 6, 2017 -  
Bruce Hendrickson has been selected as Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s associate director for Computation . The announcement was made by Laboratory Director Bill Goldstein following a nationwide search. Hendrickson will assume his associate director responsibilities in late March. He will...
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Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District recognizes ‘Girls Who Code’ volunteers

Jan. 26, 2017 -  
Thanks to the efforts of volunteers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), more than 150 students at Livermore middle and high schools were introduced to coding and basic computer programming last fall during after-school " Girls Who Code " clubs. The 22 Laboratory mentors were...
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LLNL team’s code that improves molecular dynamic performance by orders of magnitude among Gordon Bell Prize finalists

Nov. 21, 2016 -  
A Lawrence Livermore team’s dramatically improved first-principles molecular dynamics code that promises to enable new computer simulation applications was one of the finalists for the 2016 Gordon Bell Prize. The team presented its ground breaking project at the 2016 supercomputing conference ( SC1...
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Lawrence Livermore tapped to lead ‘co-design’ center for exascale computing ecosystem

Nov. 11, 2016 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) was one of four national labs selected today to lead a "co-design" center by the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) as part of a four-year, $48 million funding award. Each co-design center will receive $3 million annually. See the...

Scientists selected to lead Exascale Computing Project software development

Nov. 10, 2016 -  
Lawrence Livermore scientists are among those awarded funding to develop software for the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Proje ct (ECP). The ECP announced today the selection of 35 software development proposals representing 25 research and academic organizations. The awards for the...

ASML taps Lawrence Livermore to develop extreme EUV for chip manufacturing

Oct. 25, 2016 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. – Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and ASML Holding NV (ASML) have successfully established plasma simulation capabilities to advance extreme ultraviolet (EUV) light sources toward the manufacturing of next-generation semiconductors. Under a cooperative research and...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet Marisol Gamboa

Oct. 14, 2016 -  
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, the Amigos Unidos Hispanic employee resource group and the Office of Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are highlighting two Hispanic Laboratory employees, Octavio...

How this Martian moon became the ‘Death Star’

Oct. 12, 2016 -  
Mars’ largest moon, Phobos, has captured public imagination and been shrouded in mystery for decades. But numerical simulations recently conducted at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have shed some light on the enigmatic satellite. The dominant feature on the surface of Phobos (22-...

Laboratory and Norwegian researchers collaborate to improve cancer screening

Oct. 5, 2016 -  
Laboratory computer scientists and Norwegian researchers are collaborating to apply high performance computing (HPC) to the analysis of medical data to improve screening for cervical cancer. The convergence of high performance computing, big data and life science is enabling the development of...