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National Medal of Science

Alexandre Chorin, a mathematician in CRD was awarded the National Medal of Science, the nation’s highest honor for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology.

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An Unusual Death for Ancient Stars

Certain primordial stars—those between 55,000 and 56,000 solar masses—may have died unusually. In death, these objects would have exploded as supernovae and burned completely, leaving no remnant black hole behind.

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Tracking Carbon Capture

Berkeley Lab researchers are creating microscopic pore-scale simulations could help scientists evaluate ways to store carbon dioxide produced by power plants, keeping it from contributing to global climate change.

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Berkeley Lab Algorithms Win Top Prize for Cancer Screening

A method to identify abnormal cells in Pap smear test, developed in part by Berkeley Lab's Daniela Ushizima, won first place at ISBI 2014.

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"Scroll" Down Memory Lane with NERSC

NERSC's year-long 40th anniversary celebration continues with a new interactive timeline.

News

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    Chorin Wins National Medal of Science

    October 3, 2014: Alexandre Chorin, a mathematician with Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research Division and a University Professor of mathematics at UC Berkeley, was named today by President Obama as a recipient of the National Medal of Science, the nation’s highest honor for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology. Read More »

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    New Employee Profiles - October 2014

    October 1, 2014: Introducing Lauren Goodfriend, Bhupender Thakur and Hosnia “Nia” Eteiwi Read More »

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    Simulations Reveal An Unusual Death for Ancient Stars

    September 29, 2014: Certain primordial stars—those between 55,000 and 56,000 times the mass of our Sun, or solar masses—may have died unusually. In death, these objects—among the Universe’s first-generation of stars—would have exploded as supernovae and burned completely, leaving no remnant black hole behind. Read More »