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NERSC Anniversary Celebration Year

NERSC@40: How It All Began

January 30, 2014

In 1974, an almost-obsolete supercomputer once used for defense research was made available to support the fusion energy research community, the first time such a powerful computing resource was used for unclassified scientific computing. Read More »

NERSC Kicks Off 40th Anniversary with 2014 Supercomputing Calendar

January 15, 2014

NERSC is kicking off a year-long celebration of its 40th anniversary with a free, downloadable 2014 calendar that takes a unique look back at the center's supercomputing history. Read More »

Al Trivelpiece and the Origins of NERSC

January 30, 2014

The former Oak Ridge National Laboratory director describes his role in the creation of the Controlled Thermonuclear Research Computer Center, one of NERSC's precursors. Read More »