Pacific Northwest

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

Water works

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

March, 2018

Powering down

PNNL team views 'undervolting' — turning down the power supplied to processors — as a way to make exascale computing… Read More

December, 2015

Life underground

A PNNL team builds models of deep-earth water flows that affect the tiny organisms that can make big contributions to… Read More

August, 2014

Balancing act

A Pacific Northwest National Laboratory researcher is developing approaches to spread the work evenly over scads of processors in a… Read More

October, 2013

Twice-stuffed permafrost

A Pacific Northwest National Laboratory computation suggests that the water-gas compounds found in ocean permafrost can provide energy and store… Read More

July, 2012

Getting a grip on the grid

A PNNL team enlists new algorithms and powerful computers to quickly analyze which combinations of failures most threaten the power… Read More

June, 2010

The big face off

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory researchers say their algorithms can analyze millions of video frames, pluck out the faces and quantify… Read More

December, 2009