Sandia National Laboratories' (SNL) Sky Bridge, a Cray CS300-LC supercomputer that was ranked No. 161 on the latest Top500 list.

Multitalented metric

May 5th, 2016

An alternative computing benchmark emerges to reflect scientific performance.


A power pole. (Photo: fir0002 | via Wikimedia Commons

Bright future

February 24th, 2016

The smart grid turns to high-performance computing to guide its development and keep it working.


Cables in one of 30 cabinets that comprise Edison, a Cray XC30 supercomputer at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center.

Powering down

December 15th, 2015

PNNL team views ‘undervolting’ — turning down the power supplied to processors — as a way to make exascale computing feasible.