Tag Archives: Brookhaven National Laboratory

William Bookless Named Acting NNSA Administrator

William Bookless

William Bookless, principal deputy administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), assumed the role of acting administrator of NNSA after Lisa Gordon-Hagerty stepped down from the post. Bookless brings more than 35 years of nuclear security experience to the role. He spent more than three decades at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California. 

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Bipartisan Legislation to Drive Quantum Network Dev’t; Rep. Lee Zeldin Quoted

Quantum Computing

Reps. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., and Bill Foster, D-Ill., have unveiled a bipartisan bill that seeks to drive the establishment of a quantum network in the U.S. The Quantum Network Infrastructure Act of 2020 will launch a national research and development effort that will speed up the implementation of quantum technology

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DOE Names Location of New Nuclear Physics Facility; Dan Brouillette Quoted

The Department of Energy has selected a New York-based national laboratory to house a new facility for nuclear physics studies. Brookhaven National Laboratory will serve as the site of the Electron Ion Collider that will explore the "strong force" phenomenon in nuclear physics, DOE said Thursday.

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DOE Launches Quantum Research Program; Rick Perry Comments

The Energy Department has chosen five Nanoscale Science Research Centers to submit proposals to study quantum computing and information processing methods through a potential three-year, $30 million initiative. DOE said Wednesday it will provide up to $10 million in grants per year on a competitive basis to help the NSRCs …

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Sergei Maslov: DOE to Develop Biological Organism Predictive Models

The Energy Department plans to move into the production phase for a computational tool scientists use to analyze, store and share biological data, Brookhaven National Laboratory said Aug. 29. DOE’s Lawrence Berkeley, Argonne, Brookhaven and Oak Ridge national laboratories developed the Systems Biology Knowledgebase computational platform to gather data on plants, microbes, microbial communities …

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David Bader: LLNL Climate Modeling Project Aims to Answer ‘Grand Challenges’

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has partnered with academic and private-sector organizations and seven other U.S. national laboratories to create a comprehensive climate and Earth system model by using high-performance computing technologies. Anne Stark, a senior public information officer at LLNL, writes Tuesday that the 10-year Accelerated Climate Modeling for Energy …

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