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  1. Watch the 2017 NCSA Blue Waters Symposium presentations

    Watch the 2017 NCSA Blue Waters Symposium presentations

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    released on 06.23.17

  2. Dark Energy Survey Data Management group lays groundwork for next survey at NCSA

    Dark Energy Survey Data Management group lays groundwork for next survey at NCSA

    NCSA will host the data facility for operations for a next-generation survey using the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope. Read more

    released on 06.22.17

  3. XSEDE visualization expert helps researchers show colliding white dwarfs

    XSEDE visualization expert helps researchers show colliding white dwarfs

    Researchers using XSEDE try to answer a long-standing question: what causes type Ia supernovae? Read more

    released on 06.15.17

  4. Seeing the Beginning of Time

    Seeing the Beginning of Time

    Seeing the Beginning of Time looks deep into space and time, featuring one of the most far-reaching scientific efforts ever undertaken to study the universe. Read more

    released on 06.14.17

  5. Foundation supports Crops in silico Project

    Foundation supports Crops in silico Project

    The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research has awarded Amy Marshall-Colón $274,000 to continue her research for Crops in silico, a project to develop a suite of virtual plant models that may help resolve a growing gap between food supply and demand in the face of global climate change. Read more

    released on 06.13.17

  6. Orchestrated move of scientific data minimizes user impact of Blue Waters upgrade

    Orchestrated move of scientific data minimizes user impact of Blue Waters upgrade

    NCSA deploys custom software to limit impact from a storage disk subsystem upgrade on Blue Waters' science. Read more

    released on 06.13.17

  7. LIGO detects gravitational waves for third time

    LIGO detects gravitational waves for third time

    Results confirm new population of black holes. Read more

    released on 06.01.17

  8. ‘Einstein was right’

    Third gravitational wave gives clues to unknowns within black hole physics. Read more

    released on 06.01.17

  9. NCSA awards eight Illinois professors with Faculty Fellowships

    Illinois researchers given opportunity to work with NCSA for one year Read more

    released on 05.25.17

  10. RIST, PRACE and XSEDE Concluded Memorandum of Understanding on Information Exchange Concerning Promo

    RIST, PRACE and XSEDE Concluded Memorandum of Understanding on Information Exchange Concerning Promotion of Use of Advanced Computing

    The MOU between RIST, PRACE and XSEDE will strengthen and deepen their co-operation at the international level and reinforce the advanced research computing ecosystem. Read more

    released on 05.17.17

  11. Ten students from across the country selected as Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

    Ten students from across the country selected as Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

    Now in its fourth year, the Blue Waters Fellowship Program provides students in a variety of disciplines substantial financial support and the opportunity to advance their research that involves high performance computing by leveraging the sustained petascale performance of the Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 05.11.17

  12. NCSA’s Blue Waters project provides $1.08 billion direct return to Illinois’ economy

    NCSA’s Blue Waters project provides $1.08 billion direct return to Illinois’ economy

    Study finds the nation's most powerful, open-science government-supported supercomputing program has positive impact on state and local economies. Read more

    released on 05.10.17

  13. Scientific impacts from just three years of Blue Waters

    Scientific impacts from just three years of Blue Waters

    Highlights from an investigation and evaluation of the scientific results from the NCSA Blue Waters supercomputer system. Read more

    released on 05.04.17

  14. NCSA releases annual report highlighting scientific exploration and breakthroughs enabled by the Blu

    NCSA releases annual report highlighting scientific exploration and breakthroughs enabled by the Blue Waters Project

    The report highlights a year of scientific exploration and breakthroughs enabled by the project's leadership-class supercomputer and its associated support, training, and education efforts. Read more

    released on 05.02.17

  15. NCSA Director named U of I vice president for economic development and innovation

    NCSA Director named U of I vice president for economic development and innovation

    NCSA Director Edward Seidel has been named vice president for economic development and innovation for the University of Illinois System, pending Board of Trustees approval, President Tim Killeen announced. Read more

    released on 04.24.17