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Blue Waters intern visualizes a career in app development

Jul 12, 2017

Blue Waters intern visualizes a career in app development Recent Illinois grad credits NCSA Blue Waters internship in developing augmented reality app, desire for PhD.


UI researchers use supercomputer to develop techniques for more accurate evolutionary trees

Jul 12, 2017

UI researchers use supercomputer to develop techniques for more accurate evolutionary trees Tandy Warnow, a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is using NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer to design methods of creating more accurate phylogenies.


Great Lakes Consortium awards time on Blue Waters supercomputer

Jul 06, 2017

Nine research teams selected to use most powerful supercomputer on university campus.


NSF grants 14 researchers time on Blue Waters supercomputer

Jul 06, 2017

The awarded allocations reached a combined total of 84.5 million node hours (2.7 billion core hour equivalents), valued at $52.4 million.


NCSA grants $2.6m in new Blue Waters supercomputer awards to Illinois researchers

Jul 05, 2017

NCSA grants $2.6m in new Blue Waters supercomputer awards to Illinois researchers NCSA has awarded 3,697,000 node hours of time on the Blue Waters supercomputer to Illinois researchers from Spring 2017 proposal submissions.


Watch the 2017 NCSA Blue Waters Symposium presentations

Jun 23, 2017

Watch the 2017 NCSA Blue Waters Symposium presentations


Dark Energy Survey Data Management group lays groundwork for next survey at NCSA

Jun 22, 2017

Dark Energy Survey Data Management group lays groundwork for next survey at NCSA NCSA will host the data facility for operations for a next-generation survey using the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.


Seeing the Beginning of Time

Jun 14, 2017

Seeing the Beginning of Time Seeing the Beginning of Time looks deep into space and time, featuring one of the most far-reaching scientific efforts ever undertaken to study the universe.


Orchestrated move of scientific data minimizes user impact of Blue Waters upgrade

Jun 13, 2017

Orchestrated move of scientific data minimizes user impact of Blue Waters upgrade NCSA deploys custom software to limit impact from a storage disk subsystem upgrade on Blue Waters' science.


LIGO detects gravitational waves for third time

Jun 01, 2017

LIGO detects gravitational waves for third time Results confirm new population of black holes.


Ten students from across the country selected as Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

May 11, 2017

Ten students from across the country selected as Blue Waters Graduate Fellows Now in its fourth year, the Blue Waters Fellowship Program provides students in a variety of disciplines substantial financial support and the opportunity to advance their research that involves high performance computing by leveraging the sustained petascale performance of the Blue Waters supercomputer.


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