Massive Blue Waters simulation improves understanding of early galaxy formation
The largest high-redshift cosmological simulation of galaxy formation ever has been recently completed on Blue Waters
Satoshi Matsuoka on HPC and Big Data
In this audio interview, NCSA's Liz Murray asks, Satoshi Matsuoka, one of the invited speakers at the 2015 Blue Waters Symposium, to share his perspective on the convergence of high-performance computing and big data.
Exploring the nanoscale
Purdue researchers use Blue Waters to design the building blocks of future nano-computing technologies.
Six PhD students from across the country selected as Blue Waters Graduate Fellows
Six outstanding computational science PhD students from across the country have been selected to receive Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships for 2015-2016.
22 students selected for Blue Waters Student Internship Program
19 undergraduate students and three graduate students from across the country have been selected for the Blue Waters Student Internship Program for 2015-2016. Interns will learn to apply high-performance computing to problems in science, mathematics, and engineering through the year-long program.
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.
Bement on the future of HPC
Adren Bement of Purdue University delivered the keynote "From Megaflops to Petaflops and Beyond" during the 2015 Blue Waters Symposium. Afterwards, he sat down with NCSA Public Affairs to further discuss his thoughts on the value of the Blue Waters supercomputer in fields of science and engineering as well as the future of HPC. Listen to this Q&A podcast here.
Celebrating Blue Waters' achievements
Sen. Mark Kirk met with Blue Waters scientists and administrators at NCSA and the University of Illinois to highlight the achievements made possible by the supercomputer in its first two years.
Mayo Clinic researchers use the Blue Waters supercomputer to understand gene expression in the brain.