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  1. The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: Status and Science Opportunities

    The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: Status and Science Opportunities

    Princeton University's Michael Strauss discusses his work on the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope in his NCSA Colloquia talk. Watch video

    released on 10.02.15

  2. SDSC Upgrades Cloud Computing and Storage Services

    SDSC Upgrades Cloud Computing and Storage Services

    The SDSC Cloud will serve pilot projects for national initiatives such as the National Data Service (NDS), the National Science Foundation’s Big Data Innovation Hub, and other data science projects. Read more

    released on 10.02.15

  3. Blue Waters user’s work on cell simulation published in Nature

    Blue Waters user’s work on cell simulation published in Nature

    Blue Waters supercomputer user Emad Tajkhorshid and colleagues visualized the entire process of protein transportation across membranes at the atomic level. Read more

    released on 09.28.15

  4. Models of Genome Evolution and Ecosystem Dynamics: Kill-the-Winner, Kill-the-Loser, and Kill-the-Kin

    Models of Genome Evolution and Ecosystem Dynamics: Kill-the-Winner, Kill-the-Loser, and Kill-the-King

    University of Illinois' Sergei Maslov uses computer models to gain insight into the evolution of bacteria in his NCSA Colloquia talk. Watch video

    released on 09.25.15

  5. Unlocking the secrets of the brightest galaxies

    Unlocking the secrets of the brightest galaxies

    A model for the formation of submillimeter galaxies -- some of the most luminous galaxies in the Universe -- is reported in Nature. Read more

    released on 09.23.15

  6. Go with the flow

    Go with the flow

    Users now have easier access to scientific workflow software on XSEDE resources. Read more

    released on 09.23.15

  7. The Pacific Research Platform: A Science-Driven Big-Data Freeway System

    The Pacific Research Platform: A Science-Driven Big-Data Freeway System

    In his NCSA Colloquium talk Calit2's Larry Smarr talks about creating a "Big Data Freeway." Watch video

    released on 09.18.15

  8. Making their mark

    Making their mark

    NCSA AVL Director Donna Cox is featured in a new documentary about extraordinary women at the University of Illinois. It premieres on the Big Ten Network at 8PM on Sept. 25. Read more

    released on 09.16.15

  9. SC15 Q&A With SCinet Chair David Wheeler

    SC15 Q&A With SCinet Chair David Wheeler

    SC15 had a question and answer session with David Wheeler, SCinet Chair from NCSA at the University of Illinois where he serves as a Senior Network Engineer. Read more

    released on 09.16.15

  10. Basic Sciences as Building Blocks for Innovation

    Basic Sciences as Building Blocks for Innovation

    NCSA Director Ed Seidel talks about transforming science using computing and data in his NCSA Colloquium presentation. Watch video

    released on 09.11.15

  11. NCSA helps ANSYS and Cray smash supercomputing records

    NCSA helps ANSYS and Cray smash supercomputing records

    Working with NCSA, ANSYS and Cray Inc. have broken the previous simulation world record by scaling ANSYS Fluent to 129,000 compute cores, enabling companies to create complete virtual prototypes of their products. Read more

    released on 09.09.15

  12. Blue Waters, XSEDE to support Arctic mapping project

    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

  13. 10 students selected for XSEDE Scholars program

    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

  14. 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

  15. 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