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Particle Physics Turns to Quantum Computing for Solutions to Tomorrow’s Big-Data Problems

January 29th, 2020

Giant-scale physics experiments are increasingly reliant on big data and complex algorithms fed into powerful computers, and managing this multiplying mass of data presents its own unique challenges. To better prepare for this data deluge posed by next-generation upgrades and new experiments, physicists are turning to the fledgling field of quantum computing.

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Researcher Develops First-of-Its-Kind Quantum Algorithm for Particle Physics Data

January 29th, 2020

Lucy Linder grew up near CERN, the largest high-energy physics laboratory in the world, but during her youth she didn’t pay much attention to the science taking place there. Her academic pursuits, though, would steer her on a circuitous path that brought her close to home – and to the wide world of particle physics research at CERN.

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Q&A With Eric Seaborg: Science Writer, Author, and Outdoorsman

January 23rd, 2020

In this Q&A, Eric Seaborg shares memories of his father, Glenn Seaborg, and relates his experiences as a science writer, author, and president of the American Discovery Trail Society, which has established a hiking trail spanning the U.S. – from Point Reyes National Seashore in California to Cape Henlopen State Park in Delaware.

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InnovationXLab Biomanufacturing Summit Aims to Push Scientific Frontiers and Boost Bioeconomy

January 22nd, 2020

In one week, Berkeley Lab is hosting the InnovationXLab Biomanufacturing Summit: An exclusive event aimed at bridging the gap between research and commercialization and paving the way toward a stronger bioeconomy.

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Register to Join a Special April 16 Media Tour of a Telescope Instrument that Will Create a 3D Map of Millions of Galaxies

January 19th, 2020

What: DARK ENERGY SPECTROSCOPIC INSTRUMENT  MEDIA TOUR AND DEDICATION EVENT IN APRIL 2020 Where: KITT PEAK NATIONAL OBSERVATORY, NEAR TUCSON, ARIZONA When: THURSDAY, APRIL 16 and FRIDAY, APRIL 17 RSVP: Send an email to [email protected] by Friday, Feb. 28, to register to attend,

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The Wild World of Microbe-Made Products – Skis Now Included

January 9th, 2020

Biomanufacturing – harnessing biological processes in cells and microbes to design and manufacture products – is revolutionizing how we make everything from futuristic consumer goods to sustainable fuels to breakthrough medicines. Every biomanufactured product can be traced back to discoveries in the lab, but translating that science into a real-world product can be tricky. Berkeley Lab is helping to move great ideas, like outdoor gear made from algae oil, from conception to commercialization.

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The CUORE Underground Experiment Narrows the Search for Rare Particle Process

January 9th, 2020

The largest set of data yet from an underground experiment called CUORE sets more stringent limits on a theoretical ultra-rare particle process known as neutrinoless double-beta decay that could help to explain the abundance of matter over antimatter in the universe.