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Blue Waters computational resources available through 2020

Aug 09, 2019

Blue Waters computational resources available through 2020 NCSA will continue to provide supercomputing resources to University of Illinois researchers through the Blue Waters Project into 2020.


Breathe in, breathe out? It’s complicated

Aug 08, 2019

Breathe in, breathe out? It’s complicated Biologists are learning that lungs in vertebrates seem to evolve and adapt to the environment. But there is still much to learn, and NCSA’s Blue Waters supercomputer is enabling those discoveries.


NCSA collaborates with NGA to create the world’s most powerful geospatial system

Aug 02, 2019

NCSA collaborates with NGA to create the world’s most powerful geospatial system NCSA will receive $11.1 million in initial funding from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to fundamentally change the way the Earth is mapped.


The fragile balance of the most productive ecosystems

Jul 24, 2019

The fragile balance of the most productive ecosystems Using NCSA’s Blue Waters supercomputer to study two estuaries in New Hampshire changed the trajectory of Salme Cook’s research and yielded significant findings.


Simulating hurricanes with Blue Waters

Jul 17, 2019

Simulating hurricanes with Blue Waters Ryan Sriver, a researcher at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is using a powerful supercomputer to figure out the effects of a changing climate on the frequency and intensity of hurricanes.


Black hole simulation solves a mystery about their accretion disks

Jun 18, 2019

Black hole simulation solves a mystery about their accretion disks 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.


NCSA’s Blue Waters Petascale Computing Hackathon now accepting applications

May 28, 2019

NCSA’s Blue Waters Petascale Computing Hackathon now accepting applications The deadline to apply is July 8, 2019.


NCSA Student Spotlight: Adam Rebei

May 16, 2019

NCSA Student Spotlight: Adam Rebei High school student begins building astronomical research portfolio before he’s old enough to drive.


New research accurately predicts Australian wheat yield months before harvest

May 14, 2019

New research accurately predicts Australian wheat yield months before harvest 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.


NCSA scientist employs supercomputer simulations in Ohio gerrymandering case

May 09, 2019

NCSA scientist employs supercomputer simulations in Ohio gerrymandering case 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.


Four Ph.D. students selected as Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

Apr 25, 2019

Four Ph.D. students selected as Blue Waters Graduate Fellows Now in its sixth year, the Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship program has announced this year's cadre of fellows.


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