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Top Science of 2013

Our strong interdisciplinary teaming and unique research facilities allow us to develop solutions to complex problems, and to support partners and collaborators, all with the goal of strengthening national security and making a safer world.

Roadrunner firsts pave way for more powerful supercomputing

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Roadrunner hit the petaflop barrier a few years ago, topping supercomputer lists for years for its power and energy efficiency, and the first to use hybrid processing.

Science needs fast computers to model, for example, a human brain’s quadrillion synapsis or to recreate the universe from the big bang to today. Although Roadrunner retired this year, it is ushering in the next generation of supercomputing that will more powerful and efficient.


Innovations for a secure nation

Four Los Alamos projects selected as R&D 100 Award finalists

Four Los Alamos projects selected as R&D 100 Award finalists

Finalists include X-ray imaging, pipe corrosion, data handling and damage-detection software  

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