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LLNL's Sierra supercomputer
// HPC, S&T Highlights
Lawrence Livermore’s next-generation supercomputer, Sierra, is the third-fastest computing system in the world, according to the TOP500 list.
Livermore scientist Tammy Ma
// HEDS, Recognition
Tammy Ma, a plasma physicist at Lawrence Livermore, has been named a recipient of the prestigious Department of Energy Office of Science Early Career Research Program.
Underground cavity formed by nuclear explosion
// A Look Back, HEDS
The Atomic Energy Commission established the Plowshare Program in June 1957 to explore the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
Rendering of the inside of NIF's target chamber
// HEDS, S&T Highlights
An experimental campaign at the National Ignition Facility has achieved double the previous record neutron yield and fusion energy output.
Map of San Francisco electricity grid
// E&A, HPC, S&T Highlights
Livermore is working to develop and commercialize a tool capable of performing coupled simulations of transmission and distribution grids.
Engineers work on a cubesat.
// Lasers & Optics, S&T Highlights
Livermore researchers are developing new instruments and operational principles for a type of nanosatellite called CubeSat.
Three scientists in front of a crystalline material simulation image
// HPC, LDRD, NCI, S&T Highlights
Using machine learning, evolutionary algorithms, and other advanced computational techniques, researchers at Lawrence Livermore have successfully modeled how atoms are arranged between the crystals that make up most materials.
Scientist working at spectrometry system.
// NCI, S&T Highlights
Livermore and Texas A&M scientists gain a better understanding of how radiation defects form
Cover of Journal of Computational Chemistry
// HPC, Journal Covers, LDRD, NCI
New tool for faster, more accurate analysis of chemical bonding
Artist's representation of neitron beta decay
// HPC, LDRD, NCI, S&T Highlights
A new calculation of nucleon axial coupling offers insights into the properties of neutrons.