S&TR | March 2017


The Laboratory in the News

Platforms, Codes, and Facilities Form a Three-Pronged Supercomputing Strategy
Commentary by Michel McCoy

youtube logoA Center of Excellence Prepares for Sierra
Application developers are partnering with supercomputing experts and hardware vendors to prepare for the next generation of computing architectures.

Agent Defeat Efforts Strike Gold
A highly effective payload material can destroy chemical and biological weapons facilities.

Mighty ATLAS Supports Precise Alignment
An accurate laser tracker speeds alignment of critical diagnostics for National Ignition Facility experiments.

Forcing Failure in Granular Materials
Three-dimensional measurements of granular media under extreme stress reveal new information about material properties and energy dissipation.