NERSCPowering Scientific Discovery Since 1974

Expanding the Hunt for Better Battery Materials

A new machine learning-assisted search method has yielded a bonanza of possible materials to replace the flammable liquid electrolytes currently employed in lithium-ion batteries. » Read More

New Climate Models Link Wildfires and Extreme Weather

Models run on NERSC's Cori system have revealed that Western wildfires can intensify distant severe storms, bringing baseball-sized hail, heavier rain, and flash flooding to the Central U.S. at times. » Read More

HPSS: Celebrating 30 Years of Long-Term Storage for Science

Since its introduction in 1992, HPSS has had a significant impact on scientific research and is currently in use at some 40 sites around the world, serving more than 4 exabytes of production archival storage data. » Read More

Neuroscience Simulations Shed Light on Human Brain Recordings

Full-scale, biophysically accurate simulations run at NERSC used machine learning and observational data to show which neurons generate the recorded signals. » Read More

Simulations Run at NERSC Target ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Soils

MSU researchers use molecular dynamics to reveal new insights into PFAS behavior. » Read More

Shedding Light on Artificial Photosynthesis

Simulations run at NERSC could enhance the development of a new artificial photosynthesis component, a step toward viable renewable fuels. » 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
Lattice QCD Monte Carlo Calculation of Hadronic Structure and Spectroscopy
 Nuclear Physics
 PI: Keh-Fei Liu, University of Kentucky
Cori 280
First-Principles Catalyst Design for Environmentally Benign Energy Production
 Basic Energy Sciences
 PI: Manos Mavrikakis, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Cori 226
Continuing studies of plasma based accelerators
 High Energy Physics
 PI: Warren Mori, University of California Los Angeles
Cori 150
Climate Change Simulations with CESM: Moderate and High Resolution Studies
 Biological & Environmental Research
 PI: Gerald Meehl, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Cori 131
Evaluation and improvement of convective parameterizations in e3sm model
 Biological & Environmental Research
 PI: Wuyin Lin, Brookhaven National Lab
Cori 101
Water Cycle and Climate Extremes Modeling (WACCEM)
 Biological & Environmental Research
 PI: Lai-Yung Ruby Leung, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Cori 101

Did You Know?

NERSC supercomputers are being used to help design super quantum computers of the future.