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Superfacility Model Brings COVID Research Into Real Time

February 8, 2021

Researchers at NERSC and the Linac Coherent Light Source at SLAC are collaborating to leverage the superfacility model for real-time data analysis in the worldwide quest to decipher the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Read More »

How Urbanization and Pollution Increase Storm Activity Around Cities

March 9, 2021

Using NERSC’s Cori system, PNNL researchers modeled the effects of urban land and aerosols on storm patterns in two major U.S. cities. Read More »

Berkeley Lab Collaborates to Prepare Photovoltaic Materials Research for Exascale

March 5, 2020

NERSC and CRD researchers are part of a collaboration that is using BerkeleyGW software to enhance the search for new, more efficient photovoltaic solar cell materials on the first exascale computers. Read More »

NERSC Aids PPPL in Plasma Rocket Breakthrough

March 30, 2021

A revolutionary new rocket engine design has come out of Princeton University, with an assist from the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Read More »

NOAA Releases Extended Version of 20th Century Reanalysis Project

January 13, 2020

Calling it a time machine for weather data and a treasure trove for climate researchers, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released an updated version of the 20th Century Reanalysis Project (20CRv3) - a high-resolution, four-dimensional reconstruction of the global climate that estimates what the weather was every day back to 1806. The release of this latest 20CRv3… Read More »