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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.


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.


Noisy universe

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

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


After the thaw

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

Simulations of melting permafrost promise changes in climate modeling.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Nanostructural problem-solvers

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

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