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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Durbin calls for stronger federal investment in scientific research

    Durbin calls for stronger federal investment in scientific research

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) calls for greater federal investment in scientific and biomedical research in a speech at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Read more

    released on 08.11.15

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Photorealistic thunderstorm visualization wins XSEDE15 people’s choice award

    Photorealistic thunderstorm visualization wins XSEDE15 people’s choice award

    NCSA's David Bock created a photorealistic thunderstorm visualization that took home the people’s choice award for best visualization at the XSEDE15 Conference. Read more

    released on 08.05.15

  10. #IllinoisWelcome Tour

    #IllinoisWelcome Tour

    On Aug. 28 all are invited to see one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, Blue Waters! Read more

    released on 08.05.15

  11. Bro cybersecurity tool turns 20

    Bro cybersecurity tool turns 20

    NCSA both uses and contributes to the development of this key cybersecurity software. Read more

    released on 08.04.15

  12. XSEDE User Portal Launches Mobile Apps for Android, Apple iOS

    XSEDE User Portal Launches Mobile Apps for Android, Apple iOS

    These two mobile apps provide powerful features to help researchers' better use XSEDE resources and services. Read more

    released on 08.03.15

  13. NCSA helps develop dark matter maps

    NCSA helps develop dark matter maps

    An international team of researchers has developed a new map of the distribution of dark matter in the universe using data from the Dark Energy Survey. NCSA processes images from the DECam, identifies and catalogues stars and galaxies, and stores everything in a database. Read more

    released on 08.03.15

  14. Executive Order establishes National Strategic Computing Initiative

    Executive Order establishes National Strategic Computing Initiative

    This coordinated research, development, and deployment strategy is designed to advance core technologies to solve difficult computational problems and foster increased use of the new capabilities in the public and private sectors. Read more

    released on 07.29.15

  15. XSEDE Campus Bridging effort helps more people access cyberinfrastructure

    The team makes it easier to connect researchers' analyses to the national cyberinfrastructure, smoothing the way for discovery and breakthroughs. Read more

    released on 07.27.15