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Nanogeometry

December 7th, 2016 Updated: December 7th, 2016

With a boost from the Titan supercomputer, a Berkeley Lab group works the angles on X-rays to analyze thin films of interest for the next generation of nanodevices.

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Analysis restaurant

November 12th, 2015 Updated: November 12th, 2015

The AnalyzeThis system deals with the rush of huge data-analysis orders typical in scientific computing.

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Noisy universe

September 23rd, 2015 Updated: September 23rd, 2015

Berkeley Lab cosmologists sift tsunamis of data for signals from the birth of galaxies.

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After the thaw

February 19th, 2014 Updated: February 19th, 2014

Simulations of melting permafrost promise changes in climate modeling.

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Rewinding the universe

December 17th, 2013 Updated: December 18th, 2013

Dark energy propels the universe to expand faster and faster. Researchers are using simulations to test different conceptions about how this happens.

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Filling in the blanks

November 27th, 2012 Updated: November 27th, 2012

To prevent important information from being missed, a Berkeley Lab team is improving how supercomputers divvy up the ponderous tasks surrounding large simulations’ analytics and visualization.

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Power boost

January 19th, 2012 Updated: January 19th, 2012

Berkeley scientists have combined computational modeling and advanced materials synthesis to devise a low-cost anode that bolsters the feasibility of long-life lithium-ion batteries.

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Helping hydrogen along

October 5th, 2011 Updated: November 30th, 2011

Researchers have pursued clean hydrogen-based fuels for years. A Berkeley Lab team hopes to spur that quest with help from one of the world’s most powerful computers.

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Nanostructural problem-solvers

December 1st, 2009 Updated: March 16th, 2011

Computation ferrets out emergent behaviors of novel materials built from tiny blocks.

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