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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

Regional Earthquake Risk and Hazards in Age of Exascale

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Researchers from Berkeley Lab, Lawrence Livermore Lab and UC Davis are building the first-ever end-to-end simulation code to precisely capture the geology and physics of regional earthquakes, and how the shaking impacts buildings. » Read More

How CRD Software Led to a 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics

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Behind the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics was the work of two Berkeley Lab groups specializing in developing tools and applications for moving and managing data LIGO data and allowing scientists around the world to access and analyze the information. » Read More

ECP AMReX Software Now Hundreds of Times Faster

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The Block-Structured Adaptive Mesh Refinement Co-Design Center has released a new version of its software that solves a benchmark problem hundreds of times faster than the original baseline. Supported by DOE's Exascale Computing Project, the work makes CRD's AMR algorithm scalable to next-generation supercomputers. » Read More

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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.

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Scientists Decode the Origin of Universe’s Heavy Elements in the Light from a Neutron Star Merger

October 16, 2017

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.


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ESnet’s Science DMZ Design Could Help Transfer, Protect Medical Research Data

October 16, 2017

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

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International Team Reconstructs Nanoscale Virus Features from Correlations of Scattered X-rays

October 12, 2017

As part of an international research team, Jeff Donatelli, Peter Zwart and Kanupriya Pande of the Center for Advanced Mathematics for Energy Research Applications (CAMERA) at Berkeley Lab contributed key algorithms which helped 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.