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In a Warming World, Climate Scientists Consider Category 6 Hurricanes

February 5, 2024

As increasing ocean temperatures contribute to more intense and destructive hurricanes, climate scientists wonder whether the open-ended Category 5 on the Saffir-Simpson Windscale is sufficient to communicate the risk of hurricane damage in a warming climate. Read More »

50 Years of NERSC Firsts

January 25, 2024

A team of researchers from Berkeley Lab’s CAMERA developed a new tomographic reconstruction algorithm, TomoCAM, that leverages advanced mathematical techniques and GPU-based computing. Their method set a new world record by surpassing the speed of existing state-of-the-art iterative tomographic reconstruction algorithms. Read More »

Perlmutter Provides Peek into Interior of Ice Giant Planets

January 22, 2024

Researchers at UC Berkeley used the Perlmutter supercomputer at NERSC to make progress toward a better understanding of chemistry inside ice giant planets, a step forward for planetary science that may also have applications on Earth. Read More »

New Tomographic Reconstruction Algorithm Developed at Berkeley Lab Sets World Record

January 17, 2024

A team of researchers from Berkeley Lab’s CAMERA developed a new tomographic reconstruction algorithm, TomoCAM, that leverages advanced mathematical techniques and GPU-based computing. Their method set a new world record by surpassing the speed of existing state-of-the-art iterative tomographic reconstruction algorithms. Read More »

NERSC Celebrates 50 Years in 2024

January 4, 2024

In 2024, NERSC will celebrate the latest of many milestones: 50 years of service to the global science community. Read More »

Berkeley Lab Researchers Publish Pioneering Book on Autonomous Experimentation

January 2, 2024

Just as auto-complete was revolutionary for text composition, autonomous experimentation will change how experiments are performed. Berkeley Lab’s Marcus Noack and Daniela Ushizima published the first-ever book dedicated to this topic. Read More »