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Media Advisory: DOE to Announce 10 HPC Projects to Advance U.S. Manufacturing and Energy Technology

February 12, 2016

On a Feb. 17 media call, David Danielson, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), and Mark Johnson, Director of EERE’s Advanced Manufacturing Office will unveil new industry partners selected to receive $3 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy's High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program at a Berkeley Lab press conference. Read More »

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Assessing the Impact of Human-Induced Climate Change

January 20, 2016 Tags: CRD

Researchers at Berkeley Lab and Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research develop and apply new method to determine whether specific climate impacts can be traced to human-caused emissions. Read More »

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Seeing the Big Picture in Photosynthetic Light Harvesting

January 19, 2016

Researchers have created the first computational model that simulates the light-harvesting activity of the thousands of antenna proteins that would be interacting in the chloroplast of an actual leaf. Read More »

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ESnet, CENIC Announce Joint Cybersecurity Initiative

January 18, 2016 Tags: CRD, Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)

CRD's Sean Peisert will be director of the new CENIC/ESnet initiative to jointly develop cybersecurity strategies and research projects. Peisert, who was also recently named as the chief cybersecurity strategist for CENIC, has worked extensively in computer security research and development. Read More »

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Supernova Twins: Making Standard Candles More Standard Than Ever

January 13, 2016

By employing a new modeling method, members of the international Nearby Supernova Factory based at Berkeley Lab were able to dramatically reduce the scatter in supernova brightnesses. Read More »

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Internet Pioneer Vint Cerf to Give Jan. 27 CS Distinguished Lecture

January 12, 2016

Vinton G. Cerf, who is vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google and widely known as one of the "Fathers of the Internet," will give a Computing Sciences Distinguished Lecture on "Safety, Security and Privacy in the Internet of Things," at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, in the Bldg. 50 auditorium. Read More »

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New Employee Profiles: January 2016

January 1, 2016 Tags: New Employees

Introducing Kate Mace, Emmanuel Motheau and Tareq Malas. Read More »

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World’s Most Sensitive Dark Matter Detector Gets an Upgrade

December 15, 2015 Tags: Edison, NERSC

The Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter experiment, which operates nearly a mile underground at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota, has already proven to be the most sensitive detector in the hunt for dark matter. Now, a new set of calibration techniques employed by LUX scientists has again dramatically improved the detector’s sensitivity. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Explores Frontiers of Deep Learning for Science

December 8, 2015

A collaborative effort at Berkeley Lab is applying deep learning software tools developed for supercomputing environments to “grand challenge” science problems running computations at NERSC. Read More »

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Supercomputers Speed Search for New Subatomic Particles

December 2, 2015

A team of theoretical high-energy physicists in the Fermilab Lattice and MILC Collaborations has published a new, high-precision calculation that could significantly advance the indirect search for physics beyond the Standard Model. Read More »