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Jeff Broughton Named NERSC Division Deputy for Operations

August 15, 2013

Jeff Broughton has been named as the new NERSC Division Deputy for Operations. Read More »

Peter Nugent, Elizabeth Bautista and Maria Maroudas Honored for Exceptional Achievement

August 12, 2013

Peter Nugent of the Computational Research Division, Elizabeth Bautista of the NERSC Division and Maria Maroudas of the Computing Sciences Human Resources team have been recognized with Director’s Awards of Exceptional Achievement. Read More »

Lab Lifetime Achievement Award Goes to Shoshani

August 12, 2013

Arie Shoshani, who leads of Berkeley Lab’s Scientific Data Management Research Group, was honored at an Aug. 8 ceremony with the Berkeley Lab Prize for Lifetime Scientific Achievement. Read More »

New Model to Help Predict CO₂ Reservoir Stability

August 5, 2013

A new modelling tool aims to reveal what happens when carbon dioxide from fossil-fuels is pumped into saline aquifers, a key strategy for mitigating global warming. Read More »

Rising Sea Levels Due to Global Warming Are Unstoppable

August 5, 2013

The greenhouse gases already added to our atmosphere ensure a certain amount of sea level rise to come, even if future emissions are reduced. Read More »

Throwing a Lifeline to Scientists Drowning in Data

July 31, 2013

New computational techniques developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) may help save scientists from drowning in their own data. Computational scientists at the Lab have figured out how to streamline the analysis of enormous scientific datasets. Read More »

Physics of Intrinsic Plasma Rotation Explained for First Time

July 23, 2013

Scientists have taken another step towards fusion energy with research that uncovers why plasmas sometimes spontaneously rotate in their donut shaped pots, called tokamaks. Read More »

ESnet’s On-Demand Bandwidth Reservation Service Wins R&D 100 Award

July 8, 2013

ESnet's innovative bandwidth-sharing service, OSCARS 0.6, was recognized as one of R&D Magazine's top 100 technologies of 2013. Read More »

Thriving Tundra Bushes Add Fuel to Northern Thaw

June 28, 2013

Carbon-gobbling plants are normally allies in the fight to slow climate change, but in the frozen north, the effects of thriving vegetation may actually push temperatures higher. Read More »

Development of Advanced Materials Get Boost

June 24, 2013

The Materials Project—an open-access Google-like database for materials research developed by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and MIT—is working with Intermolecular, Inc. to enhance the tool’s modeling capabilities and thus accelerate the speed of new material development by tenfold or more over conventional approaches. Read More »