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Data mining digs up hidden clues to major California earthquake triggers

A powerful computational study of southern California seismic records has revealed detailed information about a plethora of previously undetected small earthquakes, giving a more precise picture about stress in the earth’s crust.
18-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New Model Accurately Predicts Harmful Space Weather

A new, first-of-its-kind space weather model reliably predicts space storms of high-energy particles that are harmful to many satellites and spacecraft orbiting in the Earth’s outer radiation belt.
9-Apr-2019 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New open-source software predicts impacts of extreme events on grids

A new, free, open-source software reliably predicts how damage from hurricanes, ice storms, earthquakes, and other extreme events will restrict power delivery from utility grids. The Severe Contingency Solver for Electric Power Transmission is the...
9-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Scientific computing in the cloud gets down to Earth

In a groundbreaking effort, seismology researchers have conducted a continent-scale survey for seismic signatures of industrial activity in the Amazon Web Services commercial cloud (AWS), then rapidly downloaded the results without storing raw data...
8-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Two Los Alamos National Lab Researchers Win Women in Tech Awards

Two researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory were recognized with 2019 Women in Technology Awards by the New Mexico Technology Council. Janette Frigo, an electrical engineer with the Laboratory’s Intelligence and Space Research division,...
28-Mar-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Handling Trillions of Supercomputer Files Just Got Simpler

A new distributed file system for high-performance computing being distributed today via the software collaboration site GitHub provides unprecedented performance for creating, updating and managing extreme numbers of files.
14-Mar-2019 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New reactor-liner alloy material offers strength, resilience

A new tungsten-based alloy developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory can withstand unprecedented amounts of radiation without damage. Essential for extreme irradiation environments such as the interiors of magnetic fusion reactors, previously...
5-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Collaboration opportunity to harness top algae strains for bioenergy

Los Alamos National Laboratory and partners are inviting the algae industry and academia to contribute to research to find the best algae strains for biofuels and bioproducts and to reduce the cost of producing bioenergy from algae feedstocks.
20-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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