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Edison Goes Dark

On Monday, May 13, NERSC and loyal users say good-bye to Edison. Over its five-year tenure, the Cray supercomputer enabled many scientific discoveries. » 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

When Neutron Stars Collide

The aftermath of the collision of two neutron stars has been fully captured in a 3D computer model for the first time. » Read More

DOE to Build Next-Generation Supercomputer at Berkeley Laboratory

New Pre-Exascale System Will Be Named ‘Perlmutter’ in Honor of Lab’s Nobel Prize-Winning Astrophysicist » Read More

Revealing Reclusive Recombination

What makes some solar cell materials so much more efficient than others? Researchers modeling hybrid perovskite eliminated one possible reason. » Read More

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Computing at NERSC

Now Computing

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

Project Machine Nodes NERSC Hours Used
Exascale modeling of advanced particle accelerators
 PI: Jean-Luc Vay, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab - NERSC
Cori 2,552
Gyrokinetic turbulence and transport: From basic understanding to truly predictive capability
 PI: Frank Jenko, University of Texas at Austin
Cori 256
energy exascale earth system modeling (e3sm)
 PI: Lai-Yung Ruby Leung, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Cori 160
scidac isep: integrated simulation of energetic particle turbulence and transport
 PI: Zhihong Lin, University of California Irvine
Cori 128

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