Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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About Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

  • Operating Systems Developed: Cray Time Sharing System

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) founded by the University of California in 1952. It is primarily funded by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and managed and operated by Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), a partnership of the University of California, Bechtel, Babcock & Wilcox, URS, and Battelle Memorial Institute in affiliation with the Texas A&M University System. On October 1, 2007 LLNS assumed management of LLNL from the University of California, which had exclusively managed and operated the Laboratory since its inception 55 years before. The laboratory was honored in 2012 by having the synthetic chemical element livermorium named after it. LLNL has a mission of strengthening the United States’ security through development and application of world-class science and technology to: LLNL is also one of three laboratories in the United States where classified work on the science and engineering design of nuclear weapons is undertaken. The others are Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories. LLNL is self-described as "a premier research and development

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