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Project Jupyter gets $6 million to expand capabilities

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Three foundations pledged $6 million over the next three years to Project Jupyter, an open-source software project that supports scientific computing and data science across a wide range of programming languages via a large, public, open and inclusive community. » Read More

Novel Algorithms Speed Up Genome Assembly

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A team of scientists from Berkeley Lab, JGI and UC Berkeley, simplified and sped up genome assembly, reducing a months-long process to mere minutes. This was primarily achieved by “parallelizing” the code to harness the processing power of supercomputers. » Read More

Supernova Hunting with Supercomputers

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Using a “roadmap” of theoretical calculations and supercomputer simulations performed at NERSC by Berkeley Lab’s Daniel Kasen, astronomers confirm one of two competing theories about the birth of Type Ia supernovae. » Read More

Chombo-Crunch Sinks Its Teeth into Fluid Dynamics

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Berkeley Lab scientists are breaking new ground in the modeling of complex flows in energy and oil and gas applications, thanks to a computational fluid dynamics and transport code dubbed “Chombo-Crunch.” » Read More

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A New Record, CRD Hosts Six CSGF Fellows

July 20, 2015

This year, Berkeley Lab’s CRD is hosting six fellows from the Department of Energy’s CSGF program.These fellows represent some of the nation’s brightest graduate students in computational science. Each student is pursing a doctoral degree in a field that uses supercomputing to solve complex science and engineering problems.

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‘Data Deluge’ Pushes Mass Spectrometry Imaging to New Heights

July 15, 2015

Berkeley Lab researchers are combining mathematical theory and scalable algorithms with computational resources at NERSC to address growing data-management challenges in climate research, high-energy physics and the life sciences.


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Project Jupyter gets $6M to expand collaborative data science software

July 7, 2015

Three foundations pledged $6M over the next three years to Project Jupyter, an open-source software project that supports scientific computing and data science across a wide range of programming languages via a large, public, open and inclusive community. Fernando Perez will lead the effort at UC Berkeley and Berkeley Lab.

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David Donofrio to Lead Computer Architecture Group

June 25, 2015

David Donofrio—a veteran Computer Systems Engineer at Berkeley Lab—has been selected to lead the new Computer Architecture Group in the Computational Research Division (CRD).