07 Oct 2020

NNSA Buys New Supercomputer to Protect Nuclear Stockpile

The National Nuclear Security Administration announced that it is planning on gaining a new, powerful, tool to advance its mission of maintaining the nation’s nuclear stockpile. The technology is a supercomputer that has been named Crossroads and will be located at the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Strategic Computing Complex as

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16 Sep 2020

Modern Space Missions Lead to Standing Joint NASA, DOE Coordinating Group

Throughout decades of innovation fostering partnership in space and on Earth, there has been one overall goal: landing humans on Mars. NASA and the Energy Department have been working on a renewed collaboration that aims to achieve this goal, which would make history as the first man on Mars. The

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12 Jun 2020

Energy Explores the Potential of an Artificial Intelligence Grand Challenge

On Wednesday, the Energy Department’s Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office (AITO) invited experts to speak about grand challenges and partnerships worth pursuing to advance research and breakthroughs in AI. Wednesday’s event brought together experts from national laboratories, academia, industry, and more. AITO’s request of information is seeking outside organizations to

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05 Jun 2020

Energy Curates New Tools, Unveils Funding to Assist Research Efforts Against COVID-19

On Thursday, the Energy Department’s Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) released digital tools that aim to aid COVID-19 vaccine research efforts. The office will also dedicate hundreds of thousands of dollars towards non-DOE innovators and entities that will collaborate with its 17 national laboratories to further COVID-19 research efforts. The

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06 May 2020

Energy Offers Advanced Computing Resources to Solve Domestic Manufacturing Challenges

On Tuesday, the Energy Department announced that it is seeking new solutions to energy-centered problems that are currently affecting American manufacturers. The organization plans to grant access to both its high-performance computing assets and scientists’ expertise to the collaborators chosen for the project. The solicitation was released through the organization’s

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16 Mar 2020

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Verizon Unveil Partnership to Advance 5G

The Energy Department’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington State is planning to expand its adoption of 5G through a new partnership with Verizon. Pacific Northwest Laboratory focuses primarily on advanced mobile communications research and development and will be the first lab to experiment with 5G on-site according to a

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14 Jan 2020

Energy Department Launches Challenge for Next-Gen Storage Technologies

The Energy Department announced that it will launch a comprehensive program designed to accelerate the development of innovative energy storage technologies in the United States. The project aims to advance the nation’s global leadership in space, as well as to further the use of next-generation energy storage tech. The agency

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09 Jan 2020

Electric Cars Will Challenge State Power Grids

A recent study conducted by the Energy Department found that electric cars could have a large impact on the capabilities of state power grids, challenging their ability to effectively charge the onslaught of electric cars. Cities like Seattle aims to have one-third of its residents driving electric vehicles by the

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11 Jun 2018

America’s Most Powerful Supercomputer Unveiled by Energy Department

The Department of Energy’s new supercomputer is now the fastest supercomputer in the country, and possibly the entire world. In one hour, the computer can solve a problem that would take the typical PC 30 years to complete. Taking over 5 years and 280 million USD to build, the computer

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