NERSC 50th Anniversary
In 2024, NERSC celebrates its 50th anniversary, commemorating half a century of computational breakthroughs and supercharged science.
50th Anniversary Celebration Event, October 22-24
Over the coming year, we have talks, activities, and special events on tap to celebrate a half-century of scientific computing excellence. A couple of highlights include a scientific visualization art contest for NERSC users and a special celebration at Berkeley Lab. Save the dates: October 22-24, and bookmark this page for more details as they develop.
Legacy and Mission Grounded in Science
Founded in 1974 with a retired computer, NERSC has grown into a powerhouse of scientific productivity and high performance computing excellence, including affiliation with six Nobel prizes. Join us as we celebrate our unique heritage and look forward to another 50 years of powering scientific discovery.
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NERSC 50th Anniversary News
Former NERSC systems analyst Jackie Scoggins reflects on her time at NERSC as part of In Their Own Words, a Q&A series celebrating NERSC's 50th anniversary. Read More »