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Planck Collaboration Wins 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize

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The Planck Team—including researchers in Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research (CRD) and Physics divisions—have been awarded the 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize. The Gruber International Prize Program honors individuals in the fields of Cosmology, Genetics and Neuroscience, whose groundbreaking work provides new models that inspire and enable fundamental shifts in knowledge and culture. » Read More

Project Jupyter Wins ACM Software Systems Award

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The Project Jupyter team has been honored with an ACM Software System Award for developing a tool that has had a lasting influence on computing. Project Jupyter evolved from IPython, an effort pioneered by Fernando Pérez, a staff scientist in Berkeley Lab's CRD. » Read More

Julian Borrill Elected Co-Spokesperson of CMB-S4

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Berkeley Lab’s Julian Borrill has been elected co-spokesperson for the CMB-S4 collaboration, the next-generation ground-based experiment to study the Cosmic Microwave Background. » Read More

COSMIC Impact: A Next-Gen X-ray Microscopy Platform

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With help from Berkeley Lab’s Center for Advanced Mathematics for Energy Research Applications (CAMERA), the Advanced Light Source's new COSMIC (Coherent Scattering and Microscopy) beamline is specialized for studies of active chemistry and electronic properties at tiny scales. » Read More

Metagenomic Clustering Powered by Supercomputers

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A team of researchers from Berkeley Lab's CRD and JGI took one of the most popular clustering approaches in modern biology—the Markov Clustering algorithm—and modified it to run quickly, efficiently and at scale on distributed-memory supercomputers. » Read More

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Planck Collaboration Wins 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize

May 15, 2018

The Planck Team—including researchers in Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s (Berkeley Lab’s) Computational Research and Physics divisions—have been awarded the 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize.

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ACM’s Software System Award Honors Project Jupyter Team

May 2, 2018

The Project Jupyter team has been honored with an ACM Software System Award for developing a tool that has had a lasting influence on computing. Project Jupyter evolved from IPython, an effort pioneered by Fernando Pérez, a staff scientist in Berkeley Lab's CRD.


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Berkeley Lab Hosts Neurodata Without Borders Hackathon

April 28, 2018

Thirty-one neuroscience experts from across the country came to Berkeley Lab last Thursday and Friday to participate in the fifth Neurodata Without Borders: Neurophysiology (NWB:N) project hackathon.

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Berkeley Lab’s Julian Borrill Elected Co-Spokesperson of CMB-S4

April 26, 2018

Berkeley Lab’s Julian Borrill has been elected co-spokesperson for the CMB-S4 collaboration, the next-generation ground-based experiment to study the Cosmic Microwave Background.