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Lance Weems and Keith Fitzgerald tend to Dusk, the global parallel file system for Dawn, a 500-teraflop (trillion floating operations per second) supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.


Many of Lab's supercomputers are used to simulate the conditions inside a nuclear weapons. The computers also are used for earthquake simulations and climate change models.


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Taken on October 8, 2008