Tag: nuclear weapons

Nuclear Deterrence: In Supercomputing We Trust

Jul 15, 2011 |

Not everyone is on board with the NNSA’s Stockpile Stewardship Program.

Lawrence Livermore Prepares for 20 Petaflop Blue Gene/Q

Feb 3, 2009 |

Roadrunner and Jaguar, the DOE supercomputers that launched the petaflop era last year, will soon be eclipsed by new machines more than ten times as powerful. IBM and the US National Nuclear Security Administration announced on Tuesday that in 2011 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will install a 20 petaflop system to provide computational support for the country’s aging nuclear weapons.