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  • The CAVE

    Radical Supercomputing

    Supercomputers provide 3D modelling and simulation, exploring science directly in virtual space.

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    Energy Sustainability

    Using less, doing more towards active stewardship and a suatianble future from infrastructure to supercomputing.

  • Encryption

    Top Science of 2013

    From impenetrable encryption to the Raptor telescope's intelligent "eye", Los Alamos research contributes to top notch innovations.


Women Who Inspire: Genevieve Fernandez, Shifts operation manager, Area G


Women Who Inspire: Jen Payne, Lab archeologist

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    Supporting Nuclear Deterrence

    Supercomputers simulate nuclear weapons performance—scientists then experiment to refine and verify data—to assure effectiveness of our deterrent without nuclear testing.

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    Reducing Global Threats

    From epidemics to terrorist attacks, cyber security sabotage to energy security, LANL has unique capabilities that focus on identifying, anticipating, and responding to emerging threats.

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    Fostering Energy Security

    Protecting our energy infrastructure while developing clean, sustainable energy sources are key areas of research and technology to ensure a secure future.

Charlie McMillan, Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory

Charlie McMillan, Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory, describes how the Lab provides leadership in science and technology.

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