User Facility News

10.10.17User Facility

Forget About ItExternal link

Inspired by human forgetfulness — how our brains discard unnecessary data to make room for new information — scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, in collaboration with Brookhaven National Laboratory and three universities, conducted a recent study that combined supercomputer simulation and X-ray characterization of a material that gradually “forgets.” Read More »

10.10.17User Facility

Summer Intern Jaime Avilés Acosta Studies Materials for Ultra-Fast Particle DetectorExternal link

Supported by DOE’s Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program, which provides science and engineering experiences for minority students, the Indiana University graduate spent ten weeks collaborating with mentor Mickey Chiu, a physicist in the sPHENIX collaboration at Brookhaven’s Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC). Read More »

10.10.17User Facility

Scientists Use Machine Learning to Translate 'Hidden' Information that Reveals Chemistry in ActionExternal link

New method allows on-the-fly analysis of how catalysts change during reactions, providing crucial information for improving performance. Read More »

10.06.17User Facility

Connecting the DotsExternal link

Nuclear physicists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and their partners are using America’s most powerful supercomputers to characterize the behavior of objects, from subatomic neutrons to neutron stars, that differ dramatically in size yet are closely connected by physics. Read More »

10.06.17User Facility

Jefferson Lab Completes 12 GeV UpgradeExternal link

Nuclear physicists are now poised to embark on a new journey of discovery into the fundamental building blocks of the nucleus of the atom. The completion of the 12 GeV Upgrade Project of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) heralds this new era to image nuclei at their deepest level. Read More »

10.06.17User Facility

Liverwort Genes and Land Plant EvolutionExternal link

An international team including researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, analyzed the genome sequence of the common liverwort (Marchantia polymorpha) to identify genes and gene families that were deemed crucial to plant evolution and have been conserved over millions of years and across plant lineages. Read More »

10.05.17User Facility

Assessing Regional Earthquake Risk and Hazards in the Age of ExascaleExternal link

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Lawrence Berkeley (Berkeley Lab) and Lawrence Livermore (LLNL) national laboratories, as well as the University of California at Davis are building the first-ever end-to-end simulation code to precisely capture the geology and physics of regional earthquakes, and how the shaking impacts buildings. Read More »

10.04.17User Facility

Berkeley Lab-led ECP Co-Design Center Achieves Orders of Magnitude Speed-Up in Latest Software ReleaseExternal link

Just one year after the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Exascale Computing Program began funding projects to prepare scientific applications for exascale supercomputers, the Block-Structured Adaptive Mesh Refinement Co-Design Center has released a new version of its software that solves a benchmark problem hundreds of times faster than the original baseline. Read More »

10.03.17User Facility

Argonne’s Data Science Program Adds New Projects and Doubles in SizeExternal link

The new project award recipients include an industry-based deep learning project; a national laboratory-based cosmology workflow project; and two university-based projects: one that uses machine-learning for materials discovery, and a deep-learning computer science project. Read More »

10.03.17User Facility

Benchmarking Computational Methods for MetagenomesExternal link

A team including DOE JGI researchers described the results of the Critical Assessment of Metagenome Interpretation (CAMI) Challenge, the first-ever, community-organized benchmarking assessment of computational tools for metagenomes. Read More »

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