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August 12, 2015

Mounted atop the Blanco telescope in Chile, the Dark Energy Camera (DECam) takes very large photos of a very large object: the universe.

July 29, 2015

An international team of researchers led by the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has developed a technique that provides the first atomic-scale images of colloidal nanoparticles.

July 22, 2015

When hunting neutrinos, a more powerful particle beam increases the chance of seeing neutrinos interact. Fermilab scientists recently set a new world record for high-energy neutrino experiments with a sustained 521-kilowatt beam, and will soon achieve beam power over 1 megawatt.

July 22, 2015

Brookhaven National Laboratory is preparing for a new wave of discoveries. PHENIX is in its final runs, but superPHENIX waits in the wings.

Upgrading its PHENIX detector and Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter for BNL and high-energy physics.

June 17, 2015

The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) is the research arm of the HathiTrust, and provides computational know-how for humanities scholars. With secure access to copyright-protected works, HTRC helps scholars see patterns across decades of literature. 

June 10, 2015

Astronomers have used US National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) supercomputers to confirm a prediction made in 2010. They found a supernova and a new way of reading the stars.

May 6, 2015

You may think XSEDE is nothing more than access to high-performance computing resources. But did you know XSEDE offers a full range of training opportunities to teach your scientists and engineers how to work with supercomputers?  

April 29, 2015

Researchers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory used supercomputers to model ocean vortexes and their effect on floating oil rigs. Their work has won industry awards — increasing safety and reducing potential harm to deep sea environments.

February 4, 2015

All images courtesy Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory

April 24, 2013

Farmers, city planners, and even insurers use climate data to determine risk. To simulate severe weather, climate models are running at increasingly high resolutions that require greater processing speeds. Read about scientists’ steps to keep up with nature’s changing demands.

November 28, 2012

Extreme science continues to advance, making increased computational resources critical to ongoing discovery. The role of exascale systems in this advancement remains a question, as does the US role in moving exascale forward.

June 27, 2012

The Open Science Grid, in the US, have received a large financial commitment to sustain its computing grid resources into the future.