Blue Waters research featured on cover of Nature
Nature featured a visualization from Warren Mori's research group on the cover of the Nov. 2014 issue. The image, by Frank Tsung and Weiming An, shows a high-efficiency plasma wakefield accelerator, which may be a milestone in the development of affordable and compact accelerators for many applications.
Exploring the nanoscale
Purdue researchers use Blue Waters to design the building blocks of future nano-computing technologies.
Many problems, many objectives
Patrick Reed's team at Cornell University created a new algorithm to solve problems that require optimization of many conflicting objectives. His team focuses on managing droughts, but their methodology can be used in many other fields.
Unlocking the mysteries of the most devastating thunderstorms
Leigh Orf, a professor in atmospheric sciences Central Michigan University, talks about his early interest in severe weather and how he's advancing our understanding of some of the most devastating thunderstorms and tornadoes on Earth.
Apply for undergraduate internships by March 20
Undergraduate students from across the country are invited to apply for year-long Blue Waters internships. Interns will gain experiences in applying high-performance computing to problems in science, mathematics, and engineering.
"Blue Waters was essential" for Illinois researchers to simulate DNA moving through a graphene nanopore.
Mayo Clinic researchers use the Blue Waters supercomputer to understand gene expression in the brain.
Do the wave
The SCEC PressOn project is leading the charge in more physically realistic, wave-based earthquake simulations.
Great Lakes Consortium awards Blue Waters allocations to 9 teams
Blue Waters will aid investigations of DNA, galaxy formation, and economic reactions to climate change.