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Supernova Hunting with Supercomputers

With help from NERSC supercomputers, astronomers confirm one of two competing theories about the birth of Type Ia supernovae. » Read More

Chombo-Crunch Sinks Its Teeth into Fluid Dynamics

Berkeley Lab researchers are breaking new ground in the modeling of complex flows in energy and oil and gas applications, thanks to a computational fluid dynamics and transport code dubbed “Chombo-Crunch.” » Read More

NERSC, Cray Announce Phase 1 of Cori Supercomputer

Cray XC40 will be first supercomputer installed in new Computational Research and Theory facility. » Read More

Electrolyte Genome Could Be Battery Game-Changer

The Materials Project hosted at NERSC is taking some of the guesswork out of discovering new battery materials with the Electrolyte Genome. » Read More

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Now Computing

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

Project Machine CPU Cores CPU Core Hours Used
Turbulence, Transport and Magnetic Reconnection in High Temperature Plasma
 PI: William Dorland, University of Maryland
Edison 65,544
Center for Edge Physics Simulation: SciDAC-3 Center
 PI: Choong-Seock Chang, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL)
Edison 28,800
Exploration of Hadron Structure using Lattice QCD
 PI: John W. Negele, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Edison 16,392
Calibrated and Systematic Characterization Attribution and Detection of Extremes
 PI: Travis A. O'Brien, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Hopper 7,680
Electric field oxidation of nanoscale oxides
 PI: Subramanian Sankaranarayanan, Argonne National Laboratory
Hopper 4,104
Gyrokinetic and Two-fluid Simulations of Fusion Plasmas
 PI: Barrett N. Rogers, Dartmouth College
Carver 512

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