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Simulations Run at NERSC Reveal Some Plasma Peculiarities

January 22, 2018

Scientists at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory used NERSC resources to create new simulations that could provide insight into how blobs (bubbles) at the plasma edge in a tokamak reactor behave. Read More »

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Coupling Experiments and Theory to Build a Better Battery

January 22, 2018

A research team led by Berkeley Lab found that a new lithium-sulfur battery component allows a doubling in capacity compared to a conventional lithium-sulfur battery. Read More »

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DOE Announces Latest Round of HPC4Mfg Project Awards

January 11, 2018

The DOE has announced $1.87 million for seven projects to advance innovation in U.S. manufacturing through high performance computing as part of its HPC4Mfg program. Read More »


Berkeley Lab-led Collaborations Honored for HPC Innovation Excellence

January 8, 2018

Two Berkeley Lab-led projects—Celeste and Galactos—were honored with Hyperion Research’s 2017 HPC Innovation Excellence Award for "the outstanding application of HPC for business and scientific achievements." Read More »


Berkeley Lab’s ArrayUDF Tool Turns Large-scale Scientific Array Data Analysis Into a Cakewalk

January 2, 2018

A novel scalable framework developed by CRD researchers is improving scientific productivity by allowing researchers to run user-defined custom analysis operations on large arrays of data with massively parallel supercomputers, while leaving complex data management and performance optimization tasks up to the underlying system. Read More »

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Creating a World of Make-Believe to Better Understand the Real Universe

December 14, 2017

Using supercomputers at NERSC, scientists in the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument collaboration are creating simulated universes– complete with dark matter mock-ups, computer-generated galaxies, quasi quasars, and pseudo supernovae ­– to better understand real-world observations. Read More »

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Beta of Neurodata Without Borders Software Now Available

December 12, 2017

Neuroscientists can now explore a beta version of the new Neurodata Without Borders: Neurophysiology (NWB:N 2.0) software and offer input to developers before it is fully released next year. Read More »

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ESnet’s Petascale DTN Project Speeds up Data Transfers between Leading HPC Centers

December 11, 2017

A new Petascale Data Transfer Node project aims to to achieve regular disk-to-disk, end-to-end transfer rates of one petabyte per week between major supercomputing facilities, which translates to achievable throughput rates of about 15 Gbps on real world science data sets. Read More »


Berkeley Lab Scientists to Lead, Support 12 New SciDAC Projects

December 7, 2017

When the Department of Energy announced the series of projects under the latest Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) program in late 2017, Berkeley Lab scientists, mathematicians and computer scientists were listed as key contributors in two institutes and 10 science application partnerships. Read More »

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Heavy Metal: How First Supernovae Altered Early Star Formation

December 5, 2017

An international team of researchers ran multi-scale, multi-physics 2D and 3D simulations at NERSC to illustrate how heavy metals expelled from exploding supernovae held the first stars in the universe regulate subsequent star formation and influence the appearance of galaxies in the process. Read More »