Friday, January 12, 2018

Week Ending Jan. 12

Green Car Congress picked up a DOE release announcing seven projects to advance high performance computing in manufacturing, including one project involving the Lab. (Jan. 12)

Newsweek and CNN covered a Lab release on “ingredients for life” found in two meteorites that crashed to Earth in 1998, quoting David Kilcoyne of the Advanced Light Source. There was widespread coverage of the result in international media, including Space Daily, Yahoo en Español, La Opinión, the Albanian Times, and Tutto News and Panorama of Italy. (Jan. 11)

A Wired magazine article focusing on liquid xenon supplies for dark matter experiments like LUX-ZEPLIN extensively quotes Gil (Murdock) Gilchriese. (Jan. 11)

A Science Magazine piece on DOE’s efforts to build a quantum computer quotes Wibe de Jong and Irfan Siddiqi. (Jan. 10)

A CleanTechnica column on U.S. renewable energy research highlights an NREL-led electrification study in which the Lab is a collaborator. (Jan. 10)

An InsideHPC item announced that two Lab projects -- Celeste and Galactos -- won Hyperion Research’s 2017 HPC Innovation Excellence Awards for “the outstanding application of HPC for business and scientific achievements.” (Jan. 9)

HPCWire reported on Steven Chu being selected president of AAAS. (Jan. 9)

An HPCWire column on growing momentum for exascale computing in the U.S. mentions Cori as a “pre-exascale” system. (Jan. 9)

Evan Mills’ 2012 study on electricity use by indoor marijuana operations is cited in a Huffington Post article, which ran widely in Canadian media. (Jan. 9)

Tanja Woyke of the Joint Genome Institute is mentioned in an article in The Atlantic on finding missing branches in the tree of life. (Jan. 8)

Gerd Ceder is quoted in a TechRadar article on solid-state batteries. (Jan. 6)