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Revised UPF plan to have 3 buildings; project cost capped at $6.5 billion - Knoxville News Sentinel

NNSA Google Feed - November 21, 2014 - 5:26am

Knoxville News Sentinel

Revised UPF plan to have 3 buildings; project cost capped at $6.5 billion
Knoxville News Sentinel
Early this year, then-NNSA Administrator Bruce Held asked Oak Ridge National Laboratory Director Thom Mason to head a so-called Red Team to review the uranium operations at Y-12 and come up with a way to make those activities safe and secure in a ...

Lab Selected for Site of New Supercomputer - Livermore Independent

NNSA Google Feed - November 21, 2014 - 1:56am

Lab Selected for Site of New Supercomputer
Livermore Independent
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has signed a contract with IBM to deliver a next-generation supercomputer in 2017. The system, to be called Sierra, will serve the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Advanced Simulation and ...

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Uncrackable code developed for nuclear weapons - R & D Magazine

NNSA Google Feed - November 20, 2014 - 8:14am

Uncrackable code developed for nuclear weapons
R & D Magazine
Mark Hart, a scientist and engineer in Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)'s Defense Technologies Div., has been awarded the 2015 Surety Transformation Initiative (STI) Award from the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) ...

Mines president named in DOE Inspector General's probe - Rapid City Journal

NNSA Google Feed - November 19, 2014 - 5:12am

Rapid City Journal

Mines president named in DOE Inspector General's probe
Rapid City Journal
An addendum to Friedman's report also states that at DOE's urging, Sandia had concurred with the findings, conducted a review of fees paid to a “consultant named in the report” and, as a result, had reimbursed NNSA $226,378 in April 2013. Wilson is the ...

SHINE gets federal grant to help with isotope plant - Gazettextra

NNSA Google Feed - November 18, 2014 - 2:01pm

SHINE gets federal grant to help with isotope plant
Gazettextra
“Support from the NNSA continues to accelerate the deployment of our medical isotope facility in Janesville,” Piefer said. “The partnership provides valuable technical and financial assistance, and this phase of funding takes us one step closer to ...

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Lawrence Livermore lab will get next-gen supercomputer - Santa Cruz Sentinel

NNSA Google Feed - November 18, 2014 - 7:47am

Lawrence Livermore lab will get next-gen supercomputer
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Charlie Verdon, Livermore lab's principal associate director for Weapons and Complex Integration, said Sierra would play a key role in the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) mission to sustain the nation's nuclear stockpile without ...

Lawrence Livermore lab will get next-gen supercomputer - San Jose Mercury News

NNSA Google Feed - November 17, 2014 - 4:51pm

Scientific Computing

Lawrence Livermore lab will get next-gen supercomputer
San Jose Mercury News
Charlie Verdon, Livermore lab's principal associate director for Weapons and Complex Integration, said Sierra would play a key role in the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) mission to sustain the nation's nuclear stockpile without ...
Congressman Praises Development of New Supercomputer at Lawrence ...Patch.com
LLNL Signs Contract with IBM, Develop SupercomputerPCBDesign007
US funding for supercomputersWorld Nuclear News
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Lawrence Livermore lab will get next-gen supercomputer - Contra Costa Times

NNSA Google Feed - November 17, 2014 - 4:40pm

Phys.Org

Lawrence Livermore lab will get next-gen supercomputer
Contra Costa Times
Charlie Verdon, Livermore lab's principal associate director for Weapons and Complex Integration, said Sierra would play a key role in the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) mission to sustain the nation's nuclear stockpile without ...
Congressman Praises Development of New Supercomputer at Lawrence ...Patch.com
LLNL Signs Contract with IBM, Develop SupercomputerPCBDesign007

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Congressman Praises Development of New Supercomputer at Lawrence ... - Patch.com

NNSA Google Feed - November 17, 2014 - 4:12pm

Congressman Praises Development of New Supercomputer at Lawrence ...
Patch.com
“Beginning in 2017, Sierra will be a key tool for the three NNSA laboratories in pursuing predictive applications necessary to sustain the nation's nuclear deterrent into the indefinite future without underground testing,” said Charlie Verdon, LLNL ...

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Congressman Praises Development of New Supercomputer at Lawrence ... - Patch.com

NNSA Google Feed - November 17, 2014 - 4:12pm

Congressman Praises Development of New Supercomputer at Lawrence ...
Patch.com
Sierra will be housed in Livermore's high performance computing facility, and funded through the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) program. It will be used to ensure the safety, security, and ...

NorthStar gets grant for isotope production - Gazettextra

NNSA Google Feed - November 17, 2014 - 2:31pm

NorthStar gets grant for isotope production
Gazettextra
“We're extremely pleased with the continued support we have received from NNSA for the development of our neutron activation method of Mo-99 production. The department's financial assistance through the cooperative agreement program and technical ...

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NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes Awarded Additional Funding from National ... - PharmiWeb.com (press release)

NNSA Google Feed - November 17, 2014 - 11:05am

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes Awarded Additional Funding from National ...
PharmiWeb.com (press release)
NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC has been awarded $5.2 million in additional funding by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). The grant supports the continued development and commercialization of ...

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DOE awards $425MM for next-gen supercomputing technologies - PennEnergy

NNSA Google Feed - November 17, 2014 - 10:33am

PennEnergy

DOE awards $425MM for next-gen supercomputing technologies
PennEnergy
The joint project between DOE Office of Science and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) will be led by computing industry leaders AMD, Cray, IBM, Intel and NVIDIA. In an era of increasing global competition in high-performance computing, ...

US funding for supercomputers - World Nuclear News

NNSA Google Feed - November 17, 2014 - 9:38am

CNET

US funding for supercomputers
World Nuclear News
The joint project between DoE's Office of Science and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) will be led by computing industry leaders AMD, Cray, IBM, Intel and NVIDIA. High-performance computing (HPC) is essential for carrying out the highly ...
DOE invests $425 million in next-gen supercomputingGCN.com
IBM and Nvidia win $425M to build two monstrous supercomputers for the ...VentureBeat
US Getting Two Massive New SupercomputersPC Magazine

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LLNL Teams with IBM to Develop Supercomputer - PCB007 (press release)

NNSA Google Feed - November 17, 2014 - 9:27am

LLNL Teams with IBM to Develop Supercomputer
PCB007 (press release)
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has announced a contract with IBM to deliver a next-generation supercomputer in 2017. The system, to be called Sierra, will serve the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Advanced Simulation ...

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes Awarded Additional Funding from National ... - Rock Hill Herald (press release)

NNSA Google Feed - November 17, 2014 - 9:23am

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes Awarded Additional Funding from National ...
Rock Hill Herald (press release)
MADISON, Wis. — NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC has been awarded $5.2 million in additional funding by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). The grant supports the continued development and ...

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Canada ships first synchrotron isotopes - World Nuclear News

NNSA Google Feed - November 17, 2014 - 9:22am

World Nuclear News

Canada ships first synchrotron isotopes
World Nuclear News
The first batch of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) produced in the Canadian Light Source (CLS) linear accelerator in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan has been shipped in a developmental milestone for the non-reactor production of medical isotopes.

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NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes Awarded Additional Funding from National ... - Fort Mills Times

NNSA Google Feed - November 17, 2014 - 9:21am

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes Awarded Additional Funding from National ...
Fort Mills Times
MADISON, Wis. — NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC has been awarded $5.2 million in additional funding by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). The grant supports the continued development and ...
NorthStar gets grant for isotope productionGazettextra

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NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes Awarded Additional Funding from National ... - Fort Mills Times

NNSA Google Feed - November 17, 2014 - 9:21am

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes Awarded Additional Funding from National ...
Fort Mills Times
MADISON, Wis. — NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC has been awarded $5.2 million in additional funding by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). The grant supports the continued development and ...

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes Awarded Additional Funding from National ... - Business Wire (press release)

NNSA Google Feed - November 17, 2014 - 9:15am

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes Awarded Additional Funding from National ...
Business Wire (press release)
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC has been awarded $5.2 million in additional funding by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). The grant supports the continued ...

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