GPUs on Blue Waters solve 44-year-old black hole question
Scientists conducted the most detailed simulations of a black hole to date using a custom code and the GPUs on Blue Waters. A number of theoretical predictions regarding accretion disks have finally been validated.
Blue Waters Hackathon
Team applications for the Blue Waters Petascale Computing Hackathon are now open. The event will take place September 9-13, 2019 at NCSA. The deadline to apply is July 8, 2019.
Blue Waters researcher finds gerrymandering in Ohio
Dr. Wendy K. Tam Cho, a professor at the University of Illinois and a Senior Research Scientist at NCSA, was called as an expert witness in a case on electoral redistricting filed in Ohio's Sixth District Court.
2019 Blue Waters Graduate Fellows
Now in its sixth year, the Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship program has announced this year's cadre of fellows.
Blue Waters helps predict Australian wheat yield
A new study published in Agricultural and Forest Meteorology shows machine-learning methods can accurately predict wheat yield for the country two months before the crop matures.
TOTAL COMPUTING POWER DELIVERED
Since Blue Waters went into production on March 28, 2013, it has provided 28.9 billion core - hours to scientists and engineers across the country .