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DOE SCIENCE NEWS BY TOPIC: Computational Sciences
Driven by rapid technological advances within the past two decades, computing and high-speed networking have emerged as powerful tools for science and are even changing the ways in which modern science is conducted. DOE is a national leader in the scientific computing field–supporting fundamental research in advanced scientific computing, applied mathematics, computer science, and networking. The DOE computational infrastructure provides world-class, high-performance computational and networking tools that enable scientific, energy, environmental, and national security research.



Explore galaxies far, far away at internet speeds

Explore galaxies far, far away at internet speeds

Scientists have released an 'expansion pack' for a virtual tour of the universe that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own computer. The latest version of the publicly accessible images of the sky, which can be viewed using an interactive Sky Viewer tool, roughly doubles the size of the searchable universe from the project's original release in May.

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Facility staff and DOE computer scientists collaborate to speed up experimental data analysis

In early December, the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory hosted the first in a series of week-long 'hackathons,' a code brainstorming session attended by nearly 40 computer scientists and software developers from several DOE Office of Science User Facilities, including those at Argonne, Berkeley, Oak Ridge and SLAC national laboratories.

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Facility staff and DOE computer scientists collaborate to speed up experimental data analysis

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Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, February 2016
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PNNL moves cybersecurity software and a novel disinfecting system beyond the lab
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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