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  1. Blue Waters simulations help determine bacteria’s response to its environment

    Blue Waters simulations help determine bacteria’s response to its environment

    A new study offers atomic-level details of the molecular machinery that allows swimming bacteria to sense their environment and change direction when needed. Read more

    released on 12.08.15

  2. Engine behind a hypernova

    Engine behind a hypernova

    Using Blue Waters, Philipp Mösta and his team completed the first simulation of a hypernova -- a very powerful supernova -- driven by a magnetic field derived from turbulence rather than an imposed magnetic field using Blue Waters. Results were recently posted online in Nature. Read more

    released on 12.01.15

  3. I-CHASS projects benefit Alaska natives, farmers in Bangladesh

    I-CHASS projects benefit Alaska natives, farmers in Bangladesh

    From a fab lab in Alaska to apps for farmers in Bangladesh, I-CHASS is exploring how information technology gets used while helping underserved communities. Read more

    released on 12.01.15

  4. Advanced computing catalyzes science

    Advanced computing catalyzes science

    NSF-supported supercomputing resources enable research that would otherwise be impossible. Read more

    released on 11.30.15

  5. The FLASH Code Lifecycle in the Context of Evolving Software Engineering and Platform Architecture

    The FLASH Code Lifecycle in the Context of Evolving Software Engineering and Platform Architecture

    Argonne National Lab's Anshu Dubey discusses FLASH code in the context of software engineering evolution, current challenges, and conceptualization for the future. Watch video

    released on 11.13.15

  6. XSEDE16 Call for Participation

    XSEDE16 Call for Participation

    XSEDE16, the 5th annual conference, will showcase the discoveries, innovations, challenges and achievements of those who use and support XSEDE resources and services, as well as other digital resources and services throughout the world. Read more

    released on 11.12.15

  7. PEcAn 1.4.4 released

    Latest version of the Predictive Ecosystem Analyzer is now available. Read more

    released on 11.12.15

  8. NCSA researchers help create a new, faster modeling technique for galaxy formation

    NCSA researchers help create a new, faster modeling technique for galaxy formation

    A new machine-learning simulation system developed at the University of Illinois promises cosmologists an expanded suite of galaxy models—a necessary first step to developing more accurate and relevant insights into the formation of the universe. Read more

    released on 11.11.15

  9. Blue Waters researcher looking to take the salt out of seawater

    Blue Waters researcher looking to take the salt out of seawater

    Illinois professor Narayana Aluru led a team that found that tiny pores in thin sheets of the material molybdenum disulfide could be very good at removing salt from seawater to yield drinkable water. Read more

    released on 11.10.15

  10. Applications due Feb. 3 for Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships

    Applications due Feb. 3 for Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships

    The fellowship is designed to support PhD students who are engaged in a program of study and research that is directly relevant to the use of Blue Waters. Read more

    released on 11.06.15

  11. CyberGIS resource ROGER available for allocations

    CyberGIS resource ROGER available for allocations

    The new CyberGIS Center supercomputer, ROGER (Resourcing Open Geospatial Education and Research) is now available for research allocation requests. Read more

    released on 11.06.15

  12. Illinois to lead NSF Midwest Big Data Hub

    Illinois to lead NSF Midwest Big Data Hub

    To accelerate advancements in the rapidly emerging field of big data analysis, the National Science Foundation has given $5 million to establish four regional Big Data Hubs. Read more

    released on 11.03.15

  13. NCSA @ SC15

    NCSA @ SC15

    NCSA will be at the 2015 Supercomputing Conference Nov. 15-20 in Austin, Texas. Read more

    released on 11.03.15

  14. NCSA Director Ed Seidel speaks to House subcommittee

    NCSA Director Ed Seidel speaks to House subcommittee

    NCSA Director Ed Seidel speaks to the U.S. House Subcommittee on Research and Technology on a review of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program. Read more

    released on 10.28.15

  15. Catching waves

    Catching waves

    Physicists Warren Mori and team members Weiming An and Frank Tsung use Blue Waters to simulate plasma acceleration. Their research has led to two recent publications in Nature. Read more

    released on 10.20.15