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August 2013

Scientific Computing : Throwing a Lifeline to Scientists Drowning in Data (8.05.13)


July 2013

NetworkWorld: Start-up Morphs Open Source Security System for Research Networks Into Commercial Platform (7.16.13)

Berkeley Science Review: New computers resolve clouds while keeping cool (7.15.13)

Oakland Tribune: Berkeley lab looks to cloud for large scale energy savings (7.10.13)

R&D Magazine: Berkeley Lab wins eight 2013 R&D 100 Awards (7.09.13)

HPCWire: Berkeley Lab Wins Eight 2013 R&D 100 Awards (7.08.13)

PhysOrg: Thriving tundra bushes add fuel to Northern thaw (7.04.13)


June 2013

The Register: HPC geeks ponder 100 petafloppers and quantum supercomputers (6.24.13)

NPR Science Friday: A Calculating Win for China's New Supercomputer (6.21.13)

InfoWorld: Powering Los Angeles one cloud migration at a time (6.21.13)

ComputerWeekly: Moving business apps to the cloud can yield power savings, shows study (6.20.13)

NatureWorldNews: New Look at Type 1a Supernova Raises the Bar for Future Study of the Explosive Events (6.19.13)

RedOrbit: Supernova Becomes 'Gold-Standard' Of Normalcy (6.19.13)

IBT: Supernova 2011fe is Remarkably Normal, Becomes Standard For Future Research (6.19.13)

CS Monitor: Bizarre supernova completely normal in every way, find astronomers (6.19.13)

Science Magazine: Podcast: China's Supercomputer Regains No. 1 Ranking (6.18.13)

Gizmodo: China Has the World's Fastest Supercomputer (And It's 2x Fast as Ours) (6.17.13)

CSMonitor: China supercomputer clocks in as world's most powerful (6.17.13)

CNET: Chinese Supercomputer Tops Charts—two years early (6.17.13)

SingaEnglish: China regains top spot on fastest supercomputer list (6.17.13)

HPCWire: Podcast: A Conversation with the Founding Fathers of HPC (6.17.13)

Wired.Co.UK: China knocks US off 'world's fastest supercomputer' top spot again (6.17.13)

EON: Intel Powers the World's Fastest Supercomputer, Reveals New and Future HPC Technologies (6.17.13)

Wired: China Could Supplant U.S. as the Supercomputing Superpower (6.14.13)

Scientific American: Cloud Computing Saves Energy (6.12.13)

ICT Business: Il cloud fa risparmiare anche le piccole aziende (6.12.13)

Xatakaon: Google y Berkeley Lab dicen que la nube ahorra energía (6.12.13)

CloudTech: Cloud computing saves energy on huge scale, says new study—but how? (6.12.13)

Green Computing Report: Study Quantifies Cloud's Energy-Savings Potential (6.12.13)

Green Biz: Move to the cloud? Benchmark your company's energy savings (6.12.13)

The Register: Report: Cloud could slash biz software energy use by 87% (6.11.13)

SmartDataCollective: Very Big Data Will Transform Science (6.11.13)

UPI.com: Study: Moving business software to cloud promises big energy savings (6.11.13)

Forbes: Will Cloud Computing Kill The Server Market? (6.11.13)

Forbes: A Google-Funded Study Quantifies Cloud Computing's Environmental Benefits (6.11.13)

GigaOm: Cloud computing saves energy, and here's the data to show it (6.11.13)

HPCSource: Big Data: It's not Just Big (6.10.13)

HPCWire: The Network as a Scientific Instrument (6.10.13)

Live Science: Deadly Heat Waves Intensify as Summers Sizzle (Op-Ed) (6.7.13)

The Register: EU-US nets get 100 Gbps Atlantic connection (6.4.13)

HPCwire: World's First Intercontinental 100 Gbps Link for Research and Education Demonstrated (6.3.13)

Phys.Org: Trillion particle simulation on hopper honored with best paper (6.3.13)

Phys.Org: Researchers model impact of aerosols over California: Findings may clarify effectiveness of regional pollution controls (6.3.13)

NBC News: More Oklahoma twisters!? Latest outbreak fits Tornado Alley's pattern (6.1.13)


May 2013

The Huffington Post: With Oklahoma Tornado, Questions Swirl about Climate Change Link (5.24.13)

Knoxnews.com: Supercomputers have transformed the way the world conducts scientific research (5.23.13)

National Geographic: With Oklahoma Tornado, Questions Swirl about Climate Change Link (5.23.13)

The Independent: 200 mph winds, 12 miles of devastation: What makes a tornado? (5.21.13)

NBC News: Curse or coincidence? Scientists study Tornado Ally's past and future (5.21.13)

Mother Nature Network: Is tornado intensity increasing? (5.20.13)

ExtremeTech: Supercomputing director bets $2,000 that we won't have exascale computing by 2020 (5.17.13)

HPCWire: Computing the Physics of Bubbles (5.15.13)

HPCWire: "No Exascale for You!" An Interview with Berkeley Lab's Horst Simon (5.15.13)

Time Magazine: Revealed! The Mysteries of Bubbles and Clouds Too (5.14.13)

Slashdot: Has Supercomputing Hit a Brick Wall? (5.14.13)

io9: This physics simulation is one of the most accurate you'll ever see (5.13.13)

Los Angeles Times: Pinning down the physics of bubbles (5.11.13)

R&D Magazine: Mathematics of popping bubbles in a foam (5.10.13)

The Atlantic: Finally, a Mathematically Accurate Way to Predict the Behavior of ... Bubbles (5.09.13)

New Scientist: Unlocking secret lives of bubbles yields perfect foam (5.09.13)

Scientific American: Physics Gets Frothy as Mathematicians Dissect Mister Bubble [Video] (5.09.13)

KQED Science: Can't Pop This: Bubble Scientists Reveal the Physics of Soap (5.09.13)

LiveScience: Mystery Popped: Science of Bubbles Decoded (5.09.13)

Nanowerk: New advance in biofuel production (5.09.13)

Wall Street Journal: Reservoir Labs & Tilera Unveil A New Generation In Cyber Security (5.07.13)

ASCR Discovery: Energy-Materials Research a Test Case for Big-Data Flood (5.01.13)


April 2013

Morning Star Advisor: CENIC and ESnet Connect at 100 Gigabits Per Second (4.30.13)

BusinessWire: CENIC and ESnet Connect at 100 Gigabits Per Second (4.30.13)

Yahoo! Finance: CENIC and ESnet Connect at 100 Gigabits Per Second (4.30.13)

HPCWire: NERSC Managers Shed Light on 'Edison' (4.23.13)

West Contra Costa County Times: Berkeley climate change panel paints grim picture (4.23.13)

San Jose Mercury News: Berkeley climate change panel paints grim picture (4.23.13)

Daily Californian: Scientists to use Supercomputer for Research on Genome, Clean energy (4.16.13)

DOE Pulse: Berkeley Lab Tackles Next-Generation Climate Models (4.16.13)

ASCR Discovery: Of Colorful Candies and Fluid Dynamics (4.16.13)

Wall Street Journal: THINK Conference to Challenge Education and Research Sectors to Seek Creative Solutions to "Extreme Data" (4.16.13)

Huffington Post: Are the Digits of Pi Random? (4.16.13)

Live Science: The Future of Vanishing Antarctic Ice (4.04.13)

The Inquisitor: Antarctica is Melting Too, New Video (4.03.13)

Lab Manager Laboratory News: Silicon Atoms Dance on Graphene Sheet (4.03.13)

A to Z nano: Silicon Atoms Dance on Graphene Sheet (4.03.13)

Newswise: Microscopy Uncovers "Dancing" Silicon Atoms in Graphene (4.03.13)

Phys.Org: Berkeley code captures retreating Antarctic ice (4.03.13)


March 2013

Scientific Computing: SC13 to Feature ACM Athena Lecturer Katherine Yelick (3.26.13)

Nanowerk: Meeting the computing challenges of next-generation climate models (3.26.13)

MarketWatch: CENIC's California Research and Education Network Traffic Doubles in 2013 (3.26.13)

UCSD PR: CENIC's California Research and Education Network Traffic Doubles in 2013 (3.26.13)

FCW: What the Heck is Hadoop? (3.25.13)

HPCWire: Hopper Lights Up the Cosmos (3.25.13)

Daily Galaxy: "Hacking the Cosmos" - Crunching Planck Data of Big-Bang Afterglow Reveals Daunting New Puzzles (3.22.13)

Universe Today: Meet Hopper: A Key Player in the Planck Discovery Story (3.22.13)

Space Daily: Supercomputer Helps Planck Mission Expose Ancient Light (3.22.13)

Space.com: Planck's All-Sky Map: Cosmic Microwave Background (3.21.13)

San Jose Mercury News: Big Bang baby photo: Berkeley lab's supercomputer helps detect universe's most ancient light (3.21.13)

JPL/ NASA: Supercomputer Helps Planck Mission Expose Ancient Light (3.21.13)

PhysOrg: Computer simulations yield clues to how cells interact with surroundings (3.21.13)

Scientific Computing: Berkeley Lab Scientists Read the Cosmic Writing on the Wall (3.21.13)

HPC Source: Meet HPC Innovator Chin Guok (3.19.13)

PhysOrg: Scientists generate thousands of simulations to analyze flood of data from the Planck mission (3.15.13)

Fort Mills Times: Project ADAMANT Wins CENIC's 2013 Innovations in Networking Award for Experimental/Developmental Applications (3.13.13)

FRANCE24: Data centres: incentives for going green (3.13.13)

insideHPC: Speed Your Data with Tips from ESnet's FasterData Site (3.13.13)

CNN: The historical analogs of brilliant women (3.10.13)

HPCwire: Scalable Data Race Detection (3.07.13)

WIRED: As Math Grows More Complex, Will Computers Reign? (3.04.13)

MarketWatch: Participants in 100G Workshop in San Diego Consider Next Steps for Ultra-Fast Optical Networks and Applications (3.04.13)

Fort Mill Times: Participants in 100G Workshop in San Diego Consider Next Steps for Ultra-Fast Optical Networks and Applications (3.04.13)


February 2013

Simons Foundation: In Computers We Trust? (2.22.13)

SC Online News: NERSC Announces Winners of Inaugural HPC Achievement Awards (2.14.13)

insideHPC: NERSC Announces HPC Achievement Awards (2.14.13)

HPCwire: DOE Scientific Computing Center Gives Awards for HPC Science Studies (2.14.13)

Laboratory Equipment: Proton Delivery, Removal Can Speed, Distract Common Catalyst (2.11.13)

SpaceDaily: A massive stellar burst, before the supernova (2.11.13)

InsideHPC: John Shalf on Energy Efficiency and its Impact on Requirements for Future Programming Environments (2.8.13)

Ars Technica: Death throes of a massive star burp up 10 Jupiters worth of gas (2.6.13)

SC Online News: A massive stellar burst, before the supernova (2.6.13)

Eureka Alert: A massive stellar burst, before the supernova (2.6.13)

Nanowerk: A massive stellar burst, before the supernova (2.6.13)

Forbes: Leslie Dewan, 30 Under 30: Energy (2.5.13) *Former CSGF fellow, did practicum at Berkeley Lab

The Economist: Batteries included? (2.2.13)


January 2013

SC Online News: NERSC Supercomputers Help Explain the Last Big Freeze (1.30.13)

HPCwire: Experts Discuss the Future of Supercomputers (1.29.13)

UC Davis PR: One in, two out: Simulating more efficient solar cells (1.28.13)

SF Chronicle: Major climate changes looming (1.27.13)

Science Magazine: Live Chat: The Future of Supercomputers (1.23.13)

Computing.co.uk: US Department of Energy to purchase 100+ petaflop supercomputers (1.21.13)

InsideHPC: NERSC Contributes to Breakthroughs of the Year (1.16.13)

Slashdot: DOE Asks for 30-Petaflop Supercomputer (1.11.13)

HPCwire: Berkeley Lab Contemplates Stepping Stone to Exascale Supercomputer (1.08.13)

Science: Death of a Star (1.03.13)


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