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January 2014 - Newsbytes

January 1, 2014

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Computing Sciences Supports 2013's Top Discoveries

December 20, 2013

Research supported by Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences is being honored by end-of-year reviews in two leading magazines: Physics World and WIRED. Results from the IceCube South Pole Neutrino Observatory, supported by NERSC, were notably named to both lists, being honored as the most important discovery by Physics World. Read More »

Supercomputers Capture Turbulence in the Solar Wind

December 16, 2013

With help from Berkeley Lab's visualization experts and NERSC supercomputers, astrophysicists can now study turbulence in unprecedented detail, and the results may hold clues about some of the processes that lead to destructive space weather events. Read More »

Collaboration Shines in Materials Project Success

December 14, 2013

Scientific American featured a Computing Sciences-powered project on its December cover as a top world-changing idea of 2013. The Materials Project aims to take the guesswork out of finding the best material for a job—be it a new battery electrode or a lightweight spacecraft body—by making the characteristics of every inorganic compound available to any interested scientist. Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences’ talent and resources combined to help grow this promising project into the world-changing idea it is today. Read More »

Lab Hosts Scientific Computing Day

December 11, 2013

On December 11, Berkeley Lab hosted Bay Area Scientific Computing Day—an annual one-day meeting to foster interactions and collaborations between researchers in the fields of scientific computing and computational science and engineering from the San Francisco Bay Area. Read More »

Final Girder Tops Computational Research and Theory Facility

December 6, 2013

The final steel girder of the Computational Research and Theory facility was hoisted into place today in a “topping off” ceremony. Read More »

New Metadata Organizer Streamlines JGI Data Management

December 5, 2013

A new centralized data management system at NERSC is helping researchers at the Joint Genome Institute deal more efficiently and effectively with the vast amounts of data yielded by increasingly complex bioinformatics projects. Read More »

An Inside Look at a MOF in Action

December 5, 2013

A unique inside look at the electronic structure of a highly touted metal-organic framework (MOF) as it is adsorbing carbon dioxide gas should help in the design of new and improved MOFs for carbon capture and storage. Read More »

NERSC Resources Help Reveal Secrets of Natural Gas Reserves

December 3, 2013

Supercomputers at NERSC helped scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory study gas and oil deposits in shale and reveal structural information that could lead to more efficient extraction of gas and oil from shale. Read More »

December 2013 - New Employee Profiles

December 1, 2013

Introducing: Bruce Mah and Wurchel Yoo. Read More »