A small sample of massively parallel scientific computing jobs running right now at NERSC.
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.
When Stars Collide: 3D Computer Simulation Captures Cosmic Event January 12, 2019
Shedding New Light on Luminous Blue Variable Stars December 7, 2018