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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. Read More »

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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. Read More »

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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. Read More »

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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. Read More »


Computational Research Division Hosts UC Merced Grad Students

April 25, 2018

On April 19, a group of PhD students from UC Merced, all participants in the National Science Foundation’s Interdisciplinary Computational Graduate Education program, visited Berkeley Lab to learn about the many ways computing can be applied to research problems. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Researchers Develop Platform for Hosting Science Data Analytics Competitions

April 16, 2018

NNSA is hosting a competition to find innovative algorithms to detect non-natural radiation sources in urban environments, and they've teamed up with researchers in Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research, Nuclear Science and Information Technology divisions to build a Kaggle-inspired data analytics competition platform to host it. Read More »

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Helen Cademartori Named CS Deputy for Operations

April 16, 2018

Helen Cademartori, is joining the Computing Sciences Area as Deputy for Operations and Operations Deputy for the CRD. In her new role, Cademartori will manage the CS Directorate's Business, Administration, Safety, Property and Information Technology staff. Read More »

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Mueller’s Career Path a Blueprint for Other Researchers

March 23, 2018

Finding a career can be an exciting and sometimes challenging time in one’s life. It involves being noticed by your peers and making connections to find people to work with. This can be intimidating for some but comes naturally to others, like researcher Juliane Mueller. Read More »

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COSMIC Impact: Next-Gen X-ray Microscopy Platform Now Operational

March 21, 2018

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 »


A Game Changer: Metagenomic Clustering Powered by HPC

March 12, 2018

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 »