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Forecasting failure

October 5th, 2016 Updated: October 5th, 2016

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


Multitalented metric

May 5th, 2016 Updated: October 28th, 2016

An alternative computing benchmark emerges to reflect scientific performance.


Joint venture

September 9th, 2014 Updated: September 12th, 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 19th, 2014 Updated: February 19th, 2014

Simulations of melting permafrost promise changes in climate modeling.


Sun on Earth

January 24th, 2013 Updated: January 24th, 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 31st, 2011 Updated: November 30th, 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 1st, 2009 Updated: November 29th, 2011

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