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Perlmutter Supports CO2 Fixation for Carbon-Negative Building Materials

April 11, 2024

Locking greenhouse gases into building materials could store them safely for many years. Researchers using NERSC resources are advancing the science behind this idea. Read More »

Collaboration Fuels High-Speed, Data-Intensive Research to Understand How Nuclei Decay

March 19, 2024

A technical evaluation using data from a recent scientific-user experiment has demonstrated how ESnet enables FRIB scientists to send large amounts of data across the country, use NERSC's Perlmutter supercomputer to analyze it in near-real time, and return results, enabling quicker data-informed experimental choices. Read More »

AI-based Approach Speeds Diagnosis of I/O Performance Bottlenecks in HPC

March 18, 2024

Using NERSC systems, researchers from Berkeley Lab have developed a novel AI-based method for diagnosing input/output (I/O) performance bottlenecks in high performance computing (HPC) that automatically identifies these bottlenecks at the job level and offers potential solutions. Read More »

Simulating Plasma, NERSC Systems Enable Efficient Microchip Production

March 4, 2024

Researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory used supercomputers at NERSC to develop new simulation codes that improve current methods of producing microchips using plasma. Read More »

Perlmutter Provides Peek into Interior of Ice Giant Planets

January 22, 2024

Researchers at UC Berkeley used the Perlmutter supercomputer at NERSC to make progress toward a better understanding of chemistry inside ice giant planets, a step forward for planetary science that may also have applications on Earth. Read More »

NERSC Helps Uncover the Mechanism Behind the ‘Dolomite Problem’

January 9, 2024

Using supercomputers at NERSC, researchers have revealed the key mechanism that inhibits dolomite growth and explained how the mineral forms in nature. Read More »