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  1. Massive Blue Waters simulation improves understanding of early galaxy formation

    Massive Blue Waters simulation improves understanding of early galaxy formation

    The largest high-redshift cosmological simulation of galaxy formation ever has been recently completed on Blue Waters. Read more

    released on 05.06.15

  2. XSEDE offers range of training

    XSEDE's Vince Betro describes the range of training opportunities offered by the NSF-funded project. Read more

    released on 05.06.15

  3. Version 2.1 of NCSA Polyglot released

    NCSA Polyglot is a distributed and highly extensible framework for file format conversions. Read more

    released on 05.05.15

  4. Six PhD students from across the country selected as Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

    Six outstanding computational science PhD students from across the country have been selected to receive Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships for 2015-2016. Read more

    released on 05.04.15

  5. 22 students selected for Blue Waters Student Internship Program

    Interns from across the country will learn to apply high-performance computing to problems in science, mathematics, and engineering through the year-long program. Read more

    released on 05.04.15

  6. Campanelli describes collision of supermassive black holes

    Campanelli describes collision of supermassive black holes

    In an NCSA Colloquium, Rochester Institute of Technology professor Manuela Campanelli describes how her research team uses Blue Waters to study the merger of supermassive black holes. Watch video

    released on 04.23.15

  7. 136 projects awarded access to XSEDE-allocated supercomputing resources

    136 projects awarded access to XSEDE-allocated supercomputing resources

    A total of 291 million computing hours, valued at just under $15 million, were awarded to 136 projects across the country. Read more

    released on 04.22.15

  8. Blue Waters supercomputer is available for educational projects

    Blue Waters supercomputer is available for educational projects

    As part of the Blue Waters project, up to 1 percent of the system's computational capacity is available for educational uses, including semester-long courses, workshops, and institutes. Applications are accepted throughout the year. Read more

    released on 04.21.15

  9. Blue Waters enables realistic 3D simulations of colliding black holes

    Blue Waters enables realistic 3D simulations of colliding black holes

    U of I physics professor Stuart Shapiro presented movies of the black hole simulations at a meeting of the American Physical Society. His team described elements of the study last November in Physical Review D. Read more

    released on 04.21.15

  10. SPIN showcase

    SPIN showcase

    NCSA interns will show the outcome of their yearlong projects at a poster session on April 29. Read more

    released on 04.21.15

  11. 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

  12. Illinois professor Madhu Viswanathan describes his work with subsistence marketplaces

    Illinois professor Madhu Viswanathan describes his work with subsistence marketplaces

    In an NCSA Colloquium, the professor of Business Administration describes the Subsistence Marketplaces Initiative, which adopts a unique bottom-up approach to understanding and designing solutions at the intersection of poverty and marketplaces. Watch video

    released on 04.10.15