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Mystery of the Star That Wouldn’t Die

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CRD's Peter Nugent was part of a team that helped to decipher one of the most bizarre spectacles ever seen in the night sky: A supernova that refused to stop shining, remaining bright far longer than an ordinary stellar explosion. What caused the event is puzzling.

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ECP Pagoda Project Rolls Out First Software Libraries

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Just one year after the DOE's Exascale Computing Program began funding projects to prepare scientific applications for exascale supercomputers, the Pagoda Project has successfully reached a major milestone: making its open source software libraries publicly available. » Read More

Decoding Origins of Universe’s Heavy Elements

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Scientists have obtained the first measurement of the merger of two neutron stars and its explosive aftermath. Computer simulations were critical for understanding the event, which could provide valuable insights into the origin of universe’s heavy elements. » Read More

Science DMZ Could Help Protect Medical Research Data

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As medicine becomes more data-intensive, a Medical Science DMZ design proposed by CRD's Sean Peisert and ESnet's Eli Dart could provide a secure solution for medical science data transfers. » Read More

Reconstructing Nanoscale Virus Features With M-Tip

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CAMERA researchers contributed key algorithms which helped scientists achieve a goal first proposed more than 40 years ago – using angular correlations of X-ray snapshots from non-crystalline molecules to determine the 3D structure of important biological objects. » Read More

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GraphBLAS: Building Blocks For High Performance Graph Analytics

November 21, 2017

After nearly five years of collaboration between researchers in academia, industry and national research laboratories—including Berkeley Lab's Aydın Buluç—GraphBLAS, a collection of standardized building blocks for graph algorithms in the language of linear algebra, is publicly available.

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The Mystery of the Star That Wouldn’t Die

November 8, 2017

Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley scientists were part of a team that helped to decipher one of the most bizarre spectacles ever seen in the night sky: A supernova that refused to stop shining, remaining bright far longer than an ordinary stellar explosion. What caused the event is puzzling.


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ECP Pagoda Project Rolls Out First Software Libraries

November 1, 2017

Just one year after the DOE's Exascale Computing Program began funding projects to prepare scientific applications for exascale supercomputers, the Pagoda Project has successfully reached a major milestone: making its open source software libraries publicly available as of September 30, 2017.

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2017 Techwomen Foster Collaborations at Berkeley Lab and Around the Globe

October 16, 2017

Berkeley Lab's Daniela Ushizima, Romy Chakraborty and Jackie Scoggins are collaborating with two Techwomen—Patu Ndango from Cameroon and Rim Abid from Tunisia—on quality control methods for constrained environments.