S&TR | March 2015


The Laboratory in the News

Maintaining the Nation’s Lead in High-Performance Computing
Commentary by Dona Crawford

A Hub for Collaborative Innovation
At the Livermore Valley Open Campus, the High Performance Computing Innovation Center is ushering in a new era of knowledge exchange.

Gearing Up for the Next Challenge in High-Performance Computing
Livermore prepares for the next wave of supercomputing systems and the opportunities they create for scientific research.

When Weapons Age and Materials React
Livermore’s reactive transport model allows researchers to assess material compatibility and chemical transformations in aging nuclear weapons.

An Increased Shot Rate at the National Ignition Facility
Upgrades at the world’s largest laser set the course to increase the number of experiments and more quickly advance stockpile stewardship.