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Colliding Neutron Stars

Scientists have obtained the first measurement of the merger of two neutron stars and its explosive aftermath. Computer simulations at NERSC are critical for understanding the event, which could provide valuable insights into the origin of universe’s heavy elements.

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Science DMZ for Medical Research Data

As medicine becomes more data-intensive, a Medical Science DMZ design proposed by Berkeley Lab's Sean Peisert and Eli Dart could provide a secure solution for medical science data transfers.

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Reconstructing Nanoscale Virus Features

CAMERA team contributed key algorithms which helped scientists achieve a goal proposed more than 40 years ago– using angular correlations of X-ray snapshots from non-crystalline molecules to determine 3D structure of biological objects.

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Regional Earthquake Risk & Hazards

Researchers are building the first-ever end-to-end simulation code to precisely capture the geology and physics of regional earthquakes, and how the shaking impacts buildings.


How Berkeley Lab Software Led to a 2017 Nobel Prize

Behind the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics was the work of two Berkeley Lab groups specializing in developing tools and applications for moving and managing data LIGO data.

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AMReX Now Hundreds of Times Faster

Berkeley Lab-led Block-Structured Adaptive Mesh Refinement Co-Design Center has released a new version of its software that solves a benchmark problem hundreds of times faster than the original baseline.