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Caltech researcher uses Blue Waters to model galactic atmospheres

Feb 11, 2019

A team of researchers featuring Caltech’s Cameron Hummels used the Blue Waters leadership supercomputer to account for large amounts of neutral hydrogen gas following the formation of galaxies.


Students Visit NCSA from Australia to work on Crops in Silico Project

Feb 05, 2019

Harry Guthrie and Edward Dann will help test simulations that aim to understand insect behavior and crop pollination.


Can You Imagine: Predicting crop yields with supercomputers and satellites?

Jan 31, 2019

What if we could predict, in real-time, crop productivity and water use for the entire United States corn belt?


Black hole research featuring simulations from the Blue Waters supercomputer published in Nature

Jan 23, 2019

Birth of massive black holes in the early universe revealed.


New Blue Waters Webinars announced

Jan 17, 2019

The Galaxy Project, open-source software construction and 3D visualization highlight this year’s first Blue Waters webinars.


NCSA brings Dark Energy Survey data to science community into 2021

Jan 08, 2019

Scientists' effort to map a portion of the sky in unprecedented detail is coming to an end, but their work to learn more about the expansion of the universe has just begun.


NCSA’s Imagination Station coming to SC18

Nov 05, 2018

NCSA invites SC18 attendees to imagine solutions to grand challenges through access to advanced digital resources and data.


Entire galaxies are moving around in the ‘stockyards’ of cluster galaxies

Oct 12, 2018

Tom Quinn, an astronomy professor at the University of Washington, leads the N-body Shop, where he works on running and analyzing simulations of structure and planet formation in the Universe, along with studying galactic and solar system dynamics.


Final call for Blue Waters allocations

Oct 11, 2018

Illinois faculty and researchers will have one final opportunity for allocations.


Ten NCSA projects nominated for HPCWire Readers’ Choice Awards

Oct 09, 2018

Voting is now open for the 2018 edition of HPCWire's annual Readers' Choice Awards, to be presented at SC18 in Dallas next month.


What does it look like when two black holes collide?

Oct 08, 2018

Thanks to a new simulation from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and the Blue Waters supercomputer at NCSA, we now have a pretty good idea what it looks like when two black holes collide.


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