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Simulations at NERSC Drive Progress Toward Nuclear Fusion

June 1, 2022

Simulations performed at NERSC at Berkeley Lab have brought researchers one step closer to producing efficient, endlessly renewable energy through nuclear fusion, harnessing the process that produces light and heat in our Sun and other stars. Read More »

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Machine Learning Fuels Materials Science and Search in Continuous Action Spaces

May 17, 2022

Using computing resources at NERSC at Berkeley Lab, researchers at Argonne National Laboratory have succeeded in exploring important materials-science questions and demonstrated progress using machine learning to solve difficult search problems. Read More »


Researchers Narrow Down Mass of Sought-After Axion Particle

May 9, 2022

Researchers at Berkeley Lab and other institutions have narrowed the range of possible masses for the axion, a theoretical particle that may make up much of the dark matter in the universe. Read More »

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San Francisco and Berkeley Lab Team Up on Pioneering Climate Study

April 27, 2022

Berkeley Lab computational resources are helping the City and County of San Francisco adapt to the Bay Area's changing climate and the extreme storms it is expected to bring. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Helps Fuel Advances for Renewable Energy Sources

April 7, 2022

Simulations run at NERSC could enhance the development of a new artificial photosynthesis device component – a promising step forward in validating the viability of renewable fuels. Read More »

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Hydrogen Fuel Cells: An Environmentally Friendly Transportation Alternative

March 29, 2022

In the quest to develop alternatives to fossil fuels for a variety of transportation methods, environmentally friendly hydrogen fuel cells are finding favor – and funding. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Computing Resources Enable Deeper Understanding of Supernovae Explosions

March 23, 2022

An international research team recently made history by recording the earliest post-explosion detection of a Type Ia supernova, using cosmological models developed at Berkeley Lab and supercomputing resources at NERSC. Read More »

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X-Ray Crystallography Goes Even Tinier

March 15, 2022

Supported by high-performance computing resources at NERSC, scientists at Berkeley Lab have debuted a new form of X-ray crystallography for small molecules not previously conducive to investigation with crystallography. Read More »