IN THIS ISSUE
- Director Charlie McMillan presents the new supercomputer frontier
Future supercomputers will improve assessment of the nuclear stockpile
- Will our nuclear weapons work?
Supercomputers provide assurance by simulating nuclear weapons performance
- The historic Roadrunner supercomputer
The first supercomputer to reach petaflop speed and to change supercomputer architecture
- Massive infrastructures support supercomputers
Megawatts of power, millions of gallons of water, a football-field-size floor
- Turning Big Data into fast data
Solving the roadblock for tomorrow’s exascale supercomputing
- Killing killer asteroids
Could nuclear explosives avert a global disaster?
- Punched cards to petaflops
Nuclear weapons drives the history of computing
- Strategic deterrence in the 21st century
U.S. nuclear weapons capability is second to none. Are we in danger of losing that edge?
- Interview with Bob Webster
The new associate director for Weapons Physics
- NNSA’s Tom D’Agostino retires
Led the nuclear weapons complex during a major transition
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Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, NM 87545
NOW AND THEN
The Laboratory’s first administration building, now demolished, as it looked 50 years ago, is shown in this black and white photograph.
The new administration building, the National Security Sciences Building, is pictured to the upper right.