NERSCPowering Scientific Discovery Since 1974

Shining a Light on Electron's Role in Energy Transfer Among 2D Materials

The surprising results of a study facilitated by NERSC's supercomputing prowess could pave the way for a new generation of transistors. » Read More

Berkeley Lab is Leading the Charge to Superfacility

The aim is no less than an integrated and automated system for gathering, transporting, and analyzing scientific data in real time. » Read More

WarpX Goes Exascale

The ECP-funded WarpX Project has spent the last six years creating a novel, highly parallel, and highly optimized single-source simulation code for modeling plasma-based particle colliders on cutting-edge exascale supercomputers. » Read More

EQSIM's Sophisticated Earthquake Simulations

A collaboration involving scientists and computing resources from Berkeley Lab will publicly release its most accurate earthquake simulations to date. » Read More

Machine Learning Helps Process Large Bioimaging Datasets

Berkeley Lab scientists used several machine learning techniques in a pipeline to segment and identify cryo-ET cell membrane structures. » Read More

Perlmutter Results Show Progress in Quantum Information Science

The [email protected] program uses the Perlmutter supercomputer at NERSC to advance quantum information science (QIS). » Read More

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Now Computing

A small sample of jobs running on NERSC supercomputers right now.

Project System Nodes Core Hours Used
Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience - CRCNS
 Advanced Scientific Computing Research
 PI: Kristofer E. Bouchard, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Cori 500
First principles simulations of nanostructures
 Basic Energy Sciences
 PI: Giulia A. Galli, University of Chicago
Cori 128
Turbulence, Transport and Magnetic Reconnection in High Temperature Plasma
 Fusion Energy Sciences
 PI: William Dorland, University of Maryland
Cori 128
Climate Change Simulations with CESM: Moderate and High Resolution Studies
 Biological & Environmental Research
 PI: Gerald Meehl, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Cori 101
Enabling HEP Frontier Science through HEPCloud
 High Energy Physics
 PI: Dirk Hufnagel, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Cori 100
First-Principles Catalyst Design for Environmentally Benign Energy Production
 Basic Energy Sciences
 PI: Manos Mavrikakis, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Cori 83

Did You Know?

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