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  1. Dark Energy Survey creates detailed guide to spotting dark matter

    Dark Energy Survey creates detailed guide to spotting dark matter

    Data processed at NCSA yield the first in a series of dark matter maps of the cosmos. Read more

    released on 04.13.15

  2. NCSA researcher Wendy Tam Cho awarded Guggenheim fellowship

    NCSA researcher Wendy Tam Cho awarded Guggenheim fellowship

    Wendy K. Tam Cho, professor of political science and of statistics, is among the among 175 fellows chosen for “prior achievement and exceptional promise.” Read more

    released on 04.10.15

  3. Expeditions in Distributed Scientific Computing

    Expeditions in Distributed Scientific Computing

    Shantenu Jha introduces RADICAL-Cybertools, a standards-based, abstraction-driven approach to high-performance distributed computing. Watch video

    released on 04.10.15

  4. The role of advanced visualization instrumentation

    The role of advanced visualization instrumentation

    In a recent colloquium, Jason Leigh provided an overview of the state of the art in Advanced Visualization Instrumentation, the middleware used to drive them, and how they are being used to advance science and education. Watch video

    released on 04.10.15

  5. Studying chemical and biological processes

    Studying chemical and biological processes

    U of I Chemistry Professor Sharon Hammes-Schiffer explains the hybrid quantum/classical methods her research team uses and why supercomputers like Blue Waters are essential to this work. Watch video

    released on 04.10.15

  6. Blue Waters to help researchers tackle Ebola

    Blue Waters to help researchers tackle Ebola

    NCSA’s Blue Waters supercomputer will be used by three research teams to gain new understanding of the deadly Ebola virus, thanks to allocations provided through the National Science Foundation’s Rapid Response Research program. Read more

    released on 04.07.15

  7. O’Shea explains how Blue Waters propels understanding of early galaxies

    O’Shea explains how Blue Waters propels understanding of early galaxies

    In an NCSA colloquium, Brian O'Shea details the layers of complex physics needed to simulate the formation of galaxies, and why the power of Blue Waters is essential for his work. Watch video

    released on 03.17.15

  8. Blue Waters and Stampede help solve puzzle-like bond for biofuels

    Blue Waters and Stampede help solve puzzle-like bond for biofuels

    U of I researchers model strong bond between proteins cohesin and dockerin. Read more

    released on 03.17.15

  9. Great Lakes Consortium awards Blue Waters resources to 9 research teams

    Blue Waters will aid investigations of DNA, galaxy formation, and economic reactions to climate change. Read more

    released on 03.13.15

  10. 3 NCSA interns honored for progress on projects

    3 NCSA interns honored for progress on projects

    Recruiting event for 2015-2016 interns will be April 8. Read more

    released on 03.12.15

  11. Ludäscher named director of informatics research center

    Ludäscher named director of informatics research center

    NCSA faculty affiliate now heads Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship Read more

    released on 03.10.15

  12. Dark Energy Survey data reveals rare dwarf satellite galaxy candidates

    NCSA leads the DES data management system, which handles the processing, calibration, and archiving of the massive quantity of DES data. Read more

    released on 03.10.15