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A split nanosecond

May 2023

Sandia supercomputer simulations of atomic behavior under extreme conditions advances materials modeling.


Happy returns

September 2021

Sandia’s Humberto Silva III applies uncertainty quantification to model smooth atmospheric reentry from space.


A quantum bridge

November 2020

Sandia National Laboratories researchers seek to connect quantum and classical calculations in a drive for a new supercomputer paradigm.


ARM wrestling

February 2019

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


Connecting equations

December 2017

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


Booting up Trinity

July 2017

The unusual architecture in Los Alamos National Laboratory’s newest supercomputer is a step toward the exascale – systems around a hundred times more powerful than today’s best machines.


Forecasting failure

October 2016

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


Multitalented metric

May 2016

An alternative computing benchmark emerges to reflect scientific performance.


Joint venture

September 2014

Sandia National Laboratories investigators turn to advanced modeling to test the reliability of the joints that hold nuclear missiles together.


After the thaw

February 2014

Simulations of melting permafrost promise changes in climate modeling.


Sun on Earth

January 2013

Simulations at Sandia National Laboratories reveal that using magnetism to heat and insulate fusion fuel could recreate solar conditions in the lab.


Laptop supercomputing

January 2011

A small team led by Sandia National Laboratories is attempting to virtually put the world’s most powerful supercomputers on a user’s own desktop or laptop.


Invoking pharaoh’s name

December 2009

The U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal must withstand attack and successfully strike their targets. Sandia scientists must figure out how.