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  1. 22 Illinois projects receive time on Blue Waters

    Blue Waters will assist researchers in their work on understanding DNA, developing biofuels, simulating climate, and more. Read more

    released on 06.11.13

  2. NCSA to host Bro Exchange 2013

    Announcing Bro Exchange 2013 and requesting talks Read more

    released on 06.06.13

  3. XSEDE launches effort to tackle industry challenges

    XSEDE Industry Challenge Program establishes a new model for collaborative research between industry and academia. Read more

    released on 05.30.13

  4. NCSA puts world’s largest High Performance Storage System into production

    A massive 380 petabyte data repository is part of the Blue Waters project. Read more

    released on 05.30.13

  5. Protein puzzle

    Illinois researchers use Blue Waters to determine the precise chemical structure of the protein shell encasing HIV's genetic material. Their results appear in the journal Nature. Read more

    released on 05.29.13

  6. Meson mission

    With help from Blue Waters, a team of high-energy physicists performs the most precise calculation to date of the decay of K and pi mesons. Read more

    released on 05.29.13

  7. Graduate student award winners receive access to Blue Waters

    The two winners of the 2012 Graduate Student Award in Computational Physical Chemistry will be able to use the Blue Waters supercomputer to accelerate their research. Read more

    released on 05.20.13

  8. Speed keys

    Speed keys

    Solving their code's I/O problems leads to faster performance and a new step forward in seismological research for University of Wyoming researchers. Read more

    released on 05.14.13

  9. Augmented reality app brings Alma back for commencement!

    Augmented reality app brings Alma back for commencement!

    Artists and programmers across the Illinois campus, including NCSA's Alan Craig, came together to create a free augmented reality app that ensures the Class of 2013 will be able to share in a beloved U of I tradition by having their photo taken with a photo-realistic, high-resolution digital Alma Mater. Read more

    released on 05.08.13

  10. Blue Waters Symposium to feature new methods, results

    Representatives from science teams using the Blue Waters supercomputer will share methods and results in areas including GPUs, improving scalability, and new algorithms. Read more

    released on 05.08.13

  11. Register now for Virtual School summer courses on data-intensive and many-core computing

    Graduate students, post-docs and professionals from academia, government, and industry are invited to sign up now for two summer courses offered by the Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering. Read more

    released on 05.06.13

  12. NCSA’s Slagell guest blogs on Blue Waters and Bro

    Using ICSI's open-source Bro platform to protect the Blue Waters supercomputer Read more

    released on 04.26.13

  13. Blue Waters to help team better understand global precipitation

    Penn State's Patrick Reed leads an effort to improve satellite coverage and data gathering. Read more

    released on 04.23.13

  14. Undergraduate SPIN fellows to present their NCSA projects on May 1

    The first cohort of interns in the Students Pushing Innovation (SPIN) program will give presentations on their projects. Read more

    released on 04.19.13

  15. Gropp discusses Blue Waters on WILL Focus

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    released on 04.16.13