Unlocking the secrets of the brightest galaxies
A model for the formation of submillimeter galaxies -- some of the most luminous galaxies in the Universe -- is reported in Nature.
Blue Waters user's work on cell visualization published in Nature
Blue Waters supercomputer user Emad Tajkhorshid and colleagues visualized the entire process of protein transportation across membranes at the atomic level.
Solar Superstorms documentary features Blue Waters research
The first documentary released by NSF-backed Centrality of Advanced Digitally ENabled Science (CADENS) project featured research results obtained using Blue Waters.
Blue Waters helps Illinois researchers construct atomic model of an immature retrovirus
Researchers from the Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group have constructed an atomic model of the immature retrovirus RSV in order to understand and block the virus.
Blue Waters research on turbulent flow published in National Academy of Sciences
The largest simulations performed to date of turbulent, small-scale structures were performed on Blue Waters by a NSF PRAC research team led by Georgia Tech. Prof. P.K. Yeung and reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Visualization of Blue Waters data wins at XSEDE15
Working with simulation data generated on Blue Waters by Leigh Orf, NCSA's David Bock created a photorealistic thunderstorm visualization that took home the people’s choice award for best visualization at the XSEDE15 Conference.
Faculty mentors and undergrads sought for Blue Waters internship program
To help prepare the next generation of supercomputing researchers, the Blue Waters project offers paid internships to undergraduate students across the country.
Blue Waters helps Southern California Earthquake Center gain insights about quakes
Team simulates Los Angeles basin quivering like "big bowl of jelly."
Blue Waters, XSEDE to support Arctic mapping project
The Digital Elevation Models will allow researchers to see in detail how warming in the region is affecting the landscape in remote areas and to compare changes over time.