Posts tagged with "Computation"


NNSA, national labs team with Nvidia to develop open-source Fortran compiler technology

Nov. 13, 2015 -  
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and its three national labs today announced they have reached an agreement with NVIDIA’s PGI® software to create an open-source Fortran compiler designed for integration with the widely used LLVM compiler infrastructure...

State grant enables energy-saving retrofit of Lawrence Livermore computing clusters

Nov. 12, 2015 -  
Supercomputers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will be retrofitted with liquid cooling systems under a California Energy Commission (CEC) grant to assess potential energy savings. Asetek, a leading provider of energy, efficient liquid cooling systems for data centers, servers and...

Event honors 20 years of Stockpile Stewardship

Oct. 22, 2015 -  
The proven success of the Stockpile Stewardship Program (SSP) – which pushed the limits of modern science and engineering by requiring the transition from explosive nuclear weapons testing to what is effectively virtual nuclear testing – was celebrated Wednesday at a half-day public event hosted by...

Labs tap Silicon Valley to bolster computing

Oct. 21, 2015 -  
The National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA’s) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory today announced the awarding of a subcontract to Penguin Computing — a leading developer of high-performance Linux cluster computing systems based in Silicon Valley — to bolster computing for stockpile...

New 'stealth dark matter' theory may explain mystery of the universe's missing mass

Sep. 24, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have come up with a new theory that may identify why dark matter has evaded direct detection in Earth-based experiments. A group of national particle physicists known as the Lattice Strong Dynamics Collaboration, led by a Lawrence Livermore...

Program puts HPC in hands of manufacturers

Sep. 17, 2015 -  
A new Department of Energy (DOE) initiative will allow industry to leverage the high performance computing (HPC) capabilities of Lawrence Livermore (LLNL), Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories to advance clean energy manufacturing technologies. The new program was announced by...

LLNL joins Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to promote industry adoption of supercomputing

Sep. 16, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) will combine decades of expertise to help American industry and businesses expand use of high performance computing (HPC) under a recently signed memorandum of understanding. “It’s well recognized that HPC...

Computation welcomes 2015 summer scholars

Aug. 27, 2015 -  
Summer at the Laboratory is marked by long days, scorching weather and a seasonal infusion of talented students and faculty members. This year, Computation’s Institute for Scientific Computing Research (ISCR) welcomed 165 summer scholars from 97 universities in 9 countries — the largest group yet...