Science and Technology Highlights

The Ruby supercomputer
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Livermore has deployed “Ruby,” a high performance computing cluster that will perform functions for the National Nuclear Security Administration and support the Laboratory’s COVID-19 research.
Artist's conception of the dust and gas surrounding a newly formed planetary system.
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A long time ago — roughly 4.5 billion years — our sun and solar system formed over the short time span of 200,000 years.
imulation of the fluid pressure distribution in a faulted reservoir due to CO2 injection through multiple wells.
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Livermore, Total, and Stanford University are releasing an open-source, high-performance simulator for large-scale geological carbon dioxide storage.
Mammoth computing cluster
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Livermore and its partners AMD, Supermicro and Cornelis Networks have installed a new high-performance computing (HPC) cluster with memory and data storage capabilities optimized for data-intensive COVID-19 research and pandemic response.
Artist's conception of carbon cycle
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Livermore scientists and collaborators have created a new conceptual framework as well as a simulation model that traces the path of individual carbon atoms as they interact with the environment.
Plastic ring illuminated by UV light
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Livermore researchers have adapted a new class of materials for their groundbreaking volumetric 3D printing method, greatly expanding the range of material properties achievable.
Scientist collecting groundwater samples
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A research team has identified paleowater—water that recharged before the Holocene started 12,000 years ago—using three key isotopic indicators of groundwater residence time
electron micrograph of brain aneurysm
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Medical practitioners may be able to improve existing treatment methods and develop new personalized ones for brain aneuryms, thanks to researchers at Livermore and their outside collaborators.
Artificial intelligence accelerator from SambaNova Systems
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LLNL has installed a state-of-the-art artificial intelligence accelerator from SambaNova Systems, allowing researchers to more effectively combine AI and machine learning with complex scientific workloads.
Composite of electron microscope image and simulation
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An LLNL team solved a mystery of metallurgy by simulating the metal hardening process.