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Kathy Yelick Testifies on 'Big Data Challenges and Advanced Computing Solutions'

July 12, 2018

Kathy Yelick, Associate Laboratory Director for Computing Sciences at Berkeley Lab, was one of four witnesses who testified before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Science, Space and Technology on Thursday, July 12. Read More »

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IceCube Neutrinos Point to Long-Sought Cosmic Ray Accelerator

July 12, 2018

An international team of scientists has found the first evidence of a source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos, ghostly subatomic particles that can travel unhindered for billions of light years from the most extreme environments in the universe to Earth. Read More »

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"Women @ The Lab" Recognizes CRD’s Ann Almgren and Daniela Ushizima

July 9, 2018

Sixteen women from various Berkeley Lab areas will be honored at the “Women @ The Lab” awards ceremony today at 3 p.m. in the Building 50 auditorium. CRD’s Ann Almgren and Daniela Ushizima will be among the honorees. Read More »

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NOvA experiment sees strong evidence for antineutrino oscillation

July 3, 2018

Using NERSC's Cori and Fermilab's HEPCloud program, the NOvA neutrino experiment performed the largest-scale analysis ever to support the recent evidence of antineutrino oscillation, a phenomenon that may hold clues to how our universe evolved. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Hosts Eight CSGF Fellows in 2018

July 2, 2018

This year, Berkeley Lab will be hosting eight Computational Science Graduate Fellows. These represent some of the nation’s brightest graduate students in computational science, each pursing a PhD in a field that uses HPC to solve complex science and engineering problems. Read More »

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New Simulations Break Down Potential Impact of a Major Quake by Building Location and Size

June 28, 2018

A team of Berkeley Lab and LLNL researchers is leveraging powerful supercomputers at NERSC to portray the impact of high-frequency ground motion on thousands of representative different-sized buildings spread out across the California region. Read More »

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IU, Energy Sciences Network receive $3.5M grant to help researchers accelerate big data sharing

June 27, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Indiana University & Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) a three-year, $3.5 million grant to help scientists more efficiently work with massive datasets that have become essential to modern scientific discovery. The funding will create EPOC: Engagement and Performance Operations Center. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab CS Staff Play Integral Role in ISC18

June 21, 2018

Numerous Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences staff will be participating in the ISC18 conference June 24-28 in Frankfurt, Germany. Read More »

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Berkeley Researchers Use Machine Learning to Search Science Data

June 19, 2018

Science Search, a web-based search engine for scientific data is currently being developed by a team of researchers in Berkeley Lab's CRD and NERSC. The team is also developing innovative machine learning tools to pull contextual information from scientific datasets and automatically generate missing metadata tags for each file. As a proof-of-concept, the team is working with staff at the Molecular Foundry, to demonstrate the concepts of Science Search on the images captured by the facility's instruments. Read More »

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CRD Post-doc Goes from Medical Devices to Mars Landing

June 15, 2018

Applied mathematician Mike MacNeil joined the Computational Research Division’s Analytics and Visualization group as a postdoctoral researcher in August 2017, where he is developing new methods and software tools for helping scientists improve their understanding of voluminous and complex, time-varying 3D image-based data acquired by experiments run at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source. Read More »