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Using Powerful Computers, Physicists Uncover Mechanism That Stabilizes Plasma Within TokamaksExternal link

A team of physicists led by Stephen Jardin of the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has discovered a mechanism that prevents the electrical current flowing through fusion plasma from repeatedly peaking and crashing. Read MoreExternal linkage


Tackling a TrillionExternal link

To study topics that take a huge amount of data, like the development of the universe or plasma physics, a team of scientists has developed a program to run trillion-particle problems from start to finish on the most powerful supercomputers in the United States. Read MoreExternal linkage

Carnegie Institution for Science 11.17.15University Research

Plant Metabolic Protein Tailored for Nighttime GrowthExternal link

A group of researchers at the Carnegie Institute for Science have found a protein that is necessary for photosynthetic organisms to perform their nightly work and, surprisingly, the role of this protein was linked to the construction of the plant’s cellular membranes. Read MoreExternal linkage

Washington University 11.17.15University Research

UW Team Refrigerates Liquids with a Laser for the First TimeExternal link

University of Washington researchers are the first to solve a decades-old puzzle — figuring out how to make a laser refrigerate water and other liquids under real-world conditions. Read MoreExternal linkage


Assembling a FloodExternal link

Researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California, Berkeley, have developed an assembly program so efficient they believe it could handle output from all the world’s sequencers on just part of one supercomputer. Read MoreExternal linkage

In the late 1990s, Lori Freitag (now Diachin) received the highest honor given by the U.S. government to researchers beginning their career for designing ways to visualize and interact with large, complex data sets.11.17.15Profile

Taking Control and Taking Risks

Lori Diachin at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory discusses her path in computer science. Read More »


Rare Earths for Life: An 85th Birthday Visit with Mr. Rare EarthExternal link

While scientists often talk about their life’s work, few lives have been fuller than that of Ames Laboratory’s Karl A. Gschneidner, Jr. who’s being honored for over six decades of research in the rare-earth metals with a colloquium on his 85th birthday, Monday, Nov. 16. Read MoreExternal linkage


PPPL to Design a High-Resolution Diagnostic System for the National Ignition FacilityExternal link

DOE’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) will design a diagnostic system to provide high-resolution analysis of research on the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Read MoreExternal linkage


Brookhaven Lab Presents Cutting-Edge Computing Capabilities at SC15External link

Exhibiting along with all Department of Energy National Laboratories, Brookhaven will showcase a vision for fast and efficient computing that will enable world-leading science. Read MoreExternal linkage


INCITE Grants Awarded to 56 Computational Research ProjectsExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 56 projects aimed at accelerating discovery and innovation to address some of the world’s most challenging scientific questions. Read MoreExternal linkage

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