Molecular landscaping

May, 2019
Sarah Webb

A Brookhaven-Rutgers group uses supercomputing to target the most promising drug candidates from a daunting number of possibilities. Read More

Forged in a Firestorm

A Livermore team takes a stab, atom-by-atom, at an 80-year-old controversy over a metal-shaping property called crystal plasticity. Read More

April, 2019

Visions of exascale

Argonne National Laboratory’s Aurora will take scientific computing to the next level. Visualization and analysis capabilities must keep up. Read More

March, 2019

ARM wrestling

Aiming to expand their technology options, Vanguard program researchers are testing a prototype supercomputer built with ARM processors. Read More

February, 2019

Revving up chemistry

Exascale computing, combined with redesigned computational chemistry software, could help researchers develop new renewable energy materials and greener chemical processes. Read More

December, 2018

Multiphysics models for the masses

Los Alamos tool lends user flexibility to ease use of stockpile-stewardship physics simulations. Read More

November, 2018


Supercomputing power and increasing genomic data are allowing Oak Ridge researchers to examine drought tolerance in plants and other big… Read More

October, 2018

Swimming lessons

A Berkeley Lab-Northwestern University team follows fish movements to build energy-efficiency algorithms. Read More

September, 2018

Higher learning

Computational Science Graduate Fellow Alnur Ali rides an early career at Microsoft to the upper ranks of machine-learning research. Read More

August, 2018

Scaling the unknown

A supercomputing co-design collaboration involving academia, industry and national labs tackles exascale computing’s monumental challenges. Read More

July, 2018

Meeting the eye

A Brookhaven National Laboratory computer scientist is building software to help researchers interact with their data in new ways. Read More

May, 2018

Climate customized

An Argonne initiative tweaks climate models to help utilities and others predict and plan for future extreme weather. Read More

April, 2018

Water works

Complex simulations are unraveling the idiosyncrasies of this unique liquid’s behavior. Read More

March, 2018

A fusion fix

Graduate fellow leads software project to head off damaging fusion energy disruptions. Read More

December, 2017

Connecting equations

A Sandia National Laboratories mathematician is honored for his work creating methods for supercomputers. Read More

December, 2017

Enhancing enzymes

High-quality computational models of enzyme catalysts could lead to improved access to biofuels and better carbon capture. Read More

October, 2017

Virtual vessels

The circulatory simulations a Computational Science Graduate Fellowship alumna now at Duke University could help physicians choose the best treatments… Read More

September, 2017

Cloud forebear

A data-management system called PanDA anticipated cloud computing to analyze the universe’s building blocks. Read More

August, 2017

Booting up Trinity

The unusual architecture in Los Alamos National Laboratory's newest supercomputer is a step toward the exascale – systems around a… Read More

July, 2017

Materials cookbook

A Berkeley Lab project computes a range of materials properties and boosts the development of new technologies. Read More

June, 2017

Ditching intuition

Replacing lab tedium for efficiency, SLAC-Stanford team taps machine learning to screen for chemicals with promising properties. Read More

May, 2017

No passing zone

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory models the blood-brain barrier to find ways for drugs to reach their target. Read More

April, 2017

Chipping away

Redirecting an old chip might change the pathway to tomorrow’s fastest supercomputers, Argonne National Laboratory researchers say. Read More

March, 2017


With a boost from the Titan supercomputer, a Berkeley Lab group works the angles on X-rays to analyze thin films… Read More

December, 2016

Forecasting failure

Sandia National Laboratories aims to predict physics on a micrometer scale. Read More

October, 2016