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Hydrogen a Culprit in Capacity Loss of Sodium-Ion Batteries

Simulations aid in the quest to extend the life of a less-costly alternative to lithium-based batteries. » Read More

Protons Under Pressure

NERSC’s Cori System Helps Reveal Integral Role of Gluons in Proton Pressure Distribution » Read More

Cleaning Cosmic Data to Reveal Gravitational Lensing

Working at NERSC, Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a statistical method to reveal the long-sought-after effects of gravitational lensing on the Cosmic Microwave Background. » Read More

Superfacility Framework Advances Photosynthesis Research

Thanks to an integrated superfacility framework established between LCLS, ESnet, and NERSC, our understanding of a three-billion-year-old biological system key to photosynthesis is now moving more quickly. » Read More

Training a Neural Network to Study Dark Matter

A Berkeley Lab-led research group is using a deep learning method known as generative adversarial networks to enhance the use of gravitational lensing in the study of dark matter. » Read More

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

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

Project Machine Nodes NERSC Hours Used
a variational determination of two-nucleon elastic scattering at \$m_{pi} sim 220\$~mev from lattice qcd
 PI: Amy N. Nicholson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cori 1,024
Computation of Electronic Properties of Materials from First Principles
 PI: Steven Louie, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Cori 160
Nuclear Physics Calculations from Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics
 PI: Frank X. Lee, George Washington University
Cori 160
Quantum Chromodynamics with four flavors of dynamical quarks
 PI: Doug Toussaint, University of Arizona
Cori 121

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