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Berkeley Lab Deep Learning Expertise Draws Attention at International Climatology Meeting

July 24, 2019

Berkeley Lab’s growing expertise in applying machine learning methods to extreme weather event studies led to invitations to present at the 2019 International Meeting on Statistical Climatology, a prestigious event held only every three years. Read More »

Scientists Piece Together the Largest U.S.-Based Dark Matter Experiment

July 22, 2019

Most of the remaining components needed to fully assemble an underground dark matter-search experiment called LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) arrived at the project’s South Dakota home during a rush of deliveries in June. Once it is up and running, data captured by the detectors’ electronics will ultimately be transferred to NERSC, LZ’s primary data center, via ESnet. Read More »

Three Sky Surveys Completed in Preparation for Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument

July 9, 2019

It took three sky surveys – conducted at telescopes in two continents, covering one-third of the visible sky, and requiring almost 1,000 observing nights – to prepare for a new project that will create the largest 3D map of the universe’s galaxies and glean new insights about the universe’s accelerating expansion. Read More »

First Krell Institute Corones Award Goes to NERSC's Hartman-Baker

July 10, 2019

Rebecca Hartman-Baker, who leads NERSC's User Engagement Group, is the inaugural recipient of the Krell Institute’s James Corones Award in Leadership, Community Building, and Communication. Read More »