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Project Jupyter

Three foundations pledged $6M to Project Jupyter, an open-source software project that supports scientific computing and data science across a wide range of programming languages.

Quantum Dot Nanocluster

What the Blank Makes Quantum Dots Blink?

Calculations confirm that surface flaws are behind fluorescence intermittency in silicon nanocrystals.

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Meraculous: Decoding the ‘Book of Life’

Novel Berkeley algorithms and computational techniques speed up genome assembly, from months to minutes.

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Computational Supernova Hunt Finds Origin Story

Using a “roadmap” of theoretical calculations and supercomputer simulations performed at NERSC by Berkeley Lab’s Daniel Kasen, astronomers confirm one of two competing theories about the birth of Type Ia supernovae.

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Modeling Fluid Dynamics

Berkeley scientists are breaking new ground in the modeling of complex flows in energy, oil and gas applications with a computational fluid dynamics and transport code called "Chombo-Crunch."

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    A New Record, CRD Hosts Six CSGF Fellows

    July 21, 2015: This year, Berkeley Lab’s CRD is hosting six fellows from the Department of Energy’s CSGF program.These fellows represent some of the nation’s brightest graduate students in computational science. Each student is pursing a doctoral degree in a field that uses supercomputing to solve complex science and engineering problems. Read More »

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    ‘Data Deluge’ Pushes Mass Spec Imaging to New Heights

    July 15, 2015: Berkeley Lab researchers are combining mathematical theory and scalable algorithms with computational resources at NERSC to address growing data-management challenges in climate research, high-energy physics and the life sciences. Read More »

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    Project Jupyter gets $6M to expand collaborative data science software

    July 7, 2015: Three foundations pledged $6M over the next three years to Project Jupyter, an open-source software project that supports scientific computing and data science across a wide range of programming languages via a large, public, open and inclusive community. Fernando Perez will lead the effort at UC Berkeley and Berkeley Lab. Read More »

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    The Rise and Fall of Core-Collapse Supernovae

    July 2, 2015: Few events in the cosmos are as powerful as the explosion of a massive star in a supernova. For several weeks, the brightness of that single event can rival that of an entire galaxy. As a result, supernovae of… Read More »