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Math of Popping Bubbles in a Foam

May 9, 2013

Researchers from the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California, Berkeley have described mathematically the successive stages in the complex evolution and disappearance of foamy bubbles, a feat that could help in modeling industrial processes in which liquids mix or in the formation of solid foams such as those used to cushion bicycle helmets. Read More »

Berkeley Lab’s Aydın Buluç Wins 2013 DOE Early Career Award

May 7, 2013

Aydın Buluç of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s (Berkeley Lab’s) Computational Research Division (CRD) has been honored with a 2013 Department of Energy’s (DOE) Early Career Award for his work on energy-efficient parallel graph and data mining algorithms. Read More »

Brain Visualization Prototype Holds Promise for Precision Medicine

May 3, 2013

The ability to combine all of a patient’s neurological test results into one detailed, interactive “brain map” could help doctors diagnose and tailor treatment for a range of neurological disorders, from autism to epilepsy. Read More »

Bert de Jong to Lead Computational Research's Scientific Computing Group

May 3, 2013

Bert de Jong of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has been named the new leader of the Scientific Computing Group in Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research Division (CRD). De Jong will join Berkeley Lab on July 1. Read More »

Berkeley Mathematician James Sethian Elected to National Academy of Sciences

April 30, 2013

James Sethian, an applied mathematician at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and professor of mathematics at the University of California at Berkeley, was one of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from 14 countries elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Read More »

CENIC and ESnet Connect at 100 Gbps

April 30, 2013

The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) and the Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) have announced a 100-Gigabit-per-second (Gbps) link between their networks at the Sunnyvale backbone node of CENIC’s California Research and Education Network (CalREN). Read More »

Aided by Simulations, Scientists Observe Atomic Collapse State

April 26, 2013

Scientists computing at NERSC have confirmed an elusive 70 year-old prediction in quantum mechanics known as atomic collapse state. Read More »

ESnet and Partners to Create First 100 Gbps Research Link Across Atlantic

April 24, 2013

Six of the world’s leading research and education networks – ESnet, Internet2, NORDUnet, SURFnet, CANARIE and GÉANT – have announced their intent to build the world’s first 100 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) intercontinental transmission links for research and education. Read More »

At 14, SuperLU Solver Library Still Gaining Popularity

April 23, 2013

Since its launch in 1999, the SuperLU software library for solving sparse linear systems of equations has become the third most downloaded software at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Read More »

Placing Protons Prevents Profligate Reactions

April 23, 2013

Researchers are combining supercomputing simulations and laboratory experiments to help some industrial catalysts reach their full potential. Read More »