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Berkeley Lab Staff to Instruct, Inform and Demonstrate Expertise at SC17

November 1, 2017

Berkeley Lab staff will be sharing their expertise with the global HPC committee through tutorials, technical papers, focused workshops in the conference technical program at SC17 in Denver, Colo., November 12-17. Read More »

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ECP Pagoda Project Rolls Out First Software Libraries

November 1, 2017

Just one year after the DOE's Exascale Computing Program began funding projects to prepare scientific applications for exascale supercomputers, the Pagoda Project has successfully reached a major milestone: making its open source software libraries publicly available as of September 30, 2017. Read More »

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New Alvarez Fellow Joins CRD

October 27, 2017

Yu-Hang Tang seeks to improve molecular dynamics simulations. Read More »

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2017 Techwomen Foster Collaborations at Berkeley Lab and Around the Globe

October 17, 2017

Berkeley Lab's Daniela Ushizima, Romy Chakraborty and Jackie Scoggins are collaborating with two Techwomen—Patu Ndango from Cameroon and Rim Abid from Tunisia—on quality control methods for constrained environments. Read More »

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Scientists Decode the Origin of Universe’s Heavy Elements in the Light from a Neutron Star Merger

October 16, 2017

Scientists have obtained the first measurement of the merger of two neutron stars and its explosive aftermath. Computer simulations at NERSC are critical for understanding the event, which could provide valuable insights into the origin of universe’s heavy elements. Read More »

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ESnet’s Science DMZ Design Could Help Transfer, Protect Medical Research Data

October 16, 2017

As medicine becomes more data-intensive, a Medical Science DMZ design proposed by Berkeley Lab's Sean Peisert & Eli Dart could provide a secure solution for medical science data transfers. Read More »

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Lab Supports Record-Breaking Grace Hopper Celebration

October 13, 2017

With 18,000 attendees, 700 speakers and a mind-boggling array of talks, workshops and networking activities to choose from, this year’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, held in Orlando, Florida Oct. 4 – 6, was the biggest yet. As in years past, Berkeley Lab and staff proudly supported the event, which showcases the achievements of women in computing and seeks to encourage and support women entering the field. NERSC Operations Technologies Group Leader Elizabeth… Read More »

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International Team Reconstructs Nanoscale Virus Features from Correlations of Scattered X-rays

October 5, 2017

Berkeley Lab researchers contributed key algorithms which helped scientists achieve a goal first proposed more than 40 years ago – using angular correlations of X-ray snapshots from non-crystalline molecules to determine the 3D structure of important biological objects. Read More »

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Assessing Regional Earthquake Risk and Hazards in the Age of Exascale

October 4, 2017

Researchers from Berkeley Lab, Lawrence Livermore Lab and UC Davis are building the first-ever end-to-end simulation code to precisely capture the geology and physics of regional earthquakes, and how the shaking impacts buildings. Read More »

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How Berkeley Lab Software Led to the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics

October 3, 2017

Behind the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics was the work of two Berkeley Lab groups specializing in developing tools and applications for moving and managing data LIGO data and allowing scientists around the world to access and analyze the information. Read More »