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Data Archive Makes the Move to Berkeley

Some 43 years of archival data, 120 petabytes in all, are now being transferred from NERSC's old Oakland home to new tape libraries at Berkeley Lab. » Read More

When Neutron Stars Collide

The aftermath of the collision of two neutron stars has been fully captured in a 3D computer model for the first time. » Read More

DOE to Build Next-Generation Supercomputer at Berkeley Laboratory

New Pre-Exascale System Will Be Named ‘Perlmutter’ in Honor of Lab’s Nobel Prize-Winning Astrophysicist » Read More

Revealing Reclusive Recombination

What makes some solar cell materials so much more efficient than others? Researchers modeling hybrid perovskite eliminated one possible reason. » Read More

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Now Computing

A small sample of massively parallel scientific computing jobs running right now at NERSC.

Project Machine Nodes NERSC Hours Used
energy exascale earth system modeling (e3sm)
 PI: Lai-Yung Ruby Leung, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Cori 1,349
The AMS Experiment: Monte Carlo Simulations for the Study of the Anti-Deuteron Flux in Cosmic Rays
 PI: Samuel C.C. Ting, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cori 1,025
The AMS Experiment: Monte Carlo Simulations for the Study of the Anti-Deuteron Flux in Cosmic Rays
 PI: Samuel C.C. Ting, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cori 1,025
The AMS Experiment: Monte Carlo Simulations for the Study of the Anti-Deuteron Flux in Cosmic Rays
 PI: Samuel C.C. Ting, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cori 1,025
Lattice QCD Monte Carlo Calculation of Hadronic Structure and Spectroscopy
 PI: Keh-Fei Liu, University of Kentucky
Edison 516
Direct Numerical Simulations of Premixed Combustion under Intense Sheared Turbulence
 PI: Jacqueline Chen, Sandia National Laboratories - California
Edison 384
Large Scale 3D Geophsycial Inversion & Imaging
 PI: Gregory A. Newman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Edison 370

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Did You Know?

George Smoot, professor of physics at UC Berkeley & an astrophysicist at Berkeley Lab, won the 2006 Nobel Prize for physics for his cosmic microwave background radiation data analysis. He used NERSC supercomputers to confirm predictions of the Big Bang theory.