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  1. Blue Waters, XSEDE to support Arctic mapping project

    The Digital Elevation Models will allow researchers to see in detail how warming in the region is affecting the landscape in remote areas and to compare changes over time. Read more

    released on 09.03.15

  2. 10 students selected for XSEDE Scholars program

    The XSEDE Scholars participate in training and mentoring activities throughout the year. Read more

    released on 08.27.15

  3. XSEDE Campus Champions program reaches 200 institutions, all 50 states

    The University of Maine's Bruce Segee joins this collaborative effort to promote and facilitate the use of cyberinfrastructure in education and research. Read more

    released on 08.27.15

  4. Illinois applications to use Blue Waters are due by Sept. 15

    Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are invited to apply by Sept. 15 for allocations of time on the powerful Blue Waters supercomputer. There will be an information session about the allocations process and the supercomputer system at 2 pm on Friday, Sept. 4 in Room 1040 of the NCSA Building. Read more

    released on 08.27.15

  5. Blue Waters helps Southern California Earthquake Center gain insights about quakes

    Team simulates Los Angeles basin quivering like "big bowl of jelly." Read more

    released on 08.26.15

  6. Blue Waters internship program seeks faculty mentors, student applicants

    To help prepare the next generation of supercomputing researchers, the Blue Waters project offers paid internships to undergraduate students across the country. Read more

    released on 08.21.15

  7. Blue Waters simulations suggest earliest massive galaxies were mostly disk-shaped

    Blue Waters simulations suggest earliest massive galaxies were mostly disk-shaped

    BlueTides investigates what galaxies were like in the first 500 million years of the universe. Read more

    released on 08.19.15

  8. Dark Energy Survey finds more Milky Way neighbors

    The eight faint celestial objects hovering near our Milky Way galaxy are likely dwarf satellite galaxies, the smallest and closest known form of galaxies. Read more

    released on 08.17.15

  9. NCSA affiliate Ryan Foley traces origins of Rogue supernovas

    NCSA affiliate Ryan Foley traces origins of Rogue supernovas

    Foley set out to solve the puzzle of rare calcium-rich supernovas found far from any galaxies or star clusters. He determined that the stars that exploded had been kicked out of their galaxies at very high speeds, millions of years before they exploded. Read more

    released on 08.17.15

  10. Blue Waters helps Beckman researchers construct atomic model of an immature retrovirus

    Blue Waters helps Beckman researchers construct atomic model of an immature retrovirus

    Researchers from the Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group have constructed an atomic model of the immature retrovirus RSV in order to understand and block the virus. Read more

    released on 08.12.15

  11. Panel at XSEDE15 highlights diversity of NSF resources

    "I don't think there has been a time previously when NSF funded the diversity of systems that are available today," said panelist Craig Stewart, Indiana University. Read more

    released on 08.10.15

  12. Alan Craig highlights how XSEDE supports humanities scholarship

    Alan Craig highlights how XSEDE supports humanities scholarship

    XSEDE services lower the bar, reduce the training and learning curve, and make high-performance computers accessible to humanities scholars. Read more

    released on 08.05.15