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Image 1 - Stampede Charges Computational Science Forward In Tackling Complex Societal Challenges
2011-09-23 04:31:46

  New resource will bolster the computational capacity NSF can provide to the open science community The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at the University of Texas at Austin on Thursday announced that it will deploy and support a world-class supercomputer with comprehensive computing and visualization capabilities for the national open science community. Made possible by a $27.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), this new deployment is part of the...

Image 1 - Modeling The Local Impact Of Global Climate Change
2011-09-18 06:38:11

  Scripps researcher adapts global climate model to improve regional predictions "You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows," Bob Dylan famously sang. But if you want to know how it will blow tomorrow, odds are you're going to check the forecast. Atmospheric prediction has improved immeasurably in the 45 years since Dylan sang "Subterranean Homesick Blues." Whether you're interested in tomorrow's high or the global heat index a decade from now, forecasters can...

Weather Forecasting Needs More Computing Power
2011-09-02 04:45:01

  Scientists think that they will be able to predict the weather down to an area of a few kilometers accurately, but they need more computing power in order to calculate the climate models. According to Reuters, a climate model is a computer-based version of the Earth´s climate system, based on physics and complex equations. These models can be used for weather forecasting, understanding the climate and projecting climate change. Alan Thorpe, director general of the...

2011-07-26 09:55:00

GREENBELT, Md., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA satellites beam data from space; now the Agency is beaming it straight to your iPad. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Software and media specialists at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., today released a new iPad app -- the NASA Visualization Explorer -- that allows users to easily interact with extraordinary images, video, and information about NASA's latest Earth science...

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2011-07-25 06:32:22

Grad student leverages supercomputer to fine-tune aerodynamics Building a battery-powered land speed vehicle capable of achieving a speed of 400+ miles per hour requires innovative components, corporate partnerships, hours of diligent preparation and a powerful supercomputer. A team of engineering students at The Ohio State University's (OSU) Center for Automotive Research (CAR) recently began running aerodynamics simulations at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), one of the first steps in...

2011-07-20 23:01:00

SEATTLE, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software released its quarterly publication of the top 100 visualizations for Tableau Public for Q2 2011. These are ranked by viewing sessions and online interactions and show trends across the group. The most-visited new visualization was published on the Huffington Post and showed irregularities in voter turnout in a controversial Wisconsin election. The #2 went to Daily Kos for a viz showing the rise and ebb in President Obama's poll...

2011-07-20 00:00:32

Remcom announces a new version of its electromagnetic simulation software, XFdtd® Release 7 (XF7), updating the product to Release 7.2.1. Notable new features include a standard materials database which is included with the XFdtd installation and the ability to combine SAR results from multiple sources. State College, PA (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Remcom announces a new version of its electromagnetic simulation software, XFdtd® Release 7 (XF7), updating the product to Release 7.2.1....


Latest Computational science Reference Libraries

Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery
2012-05-15 08:19:42

The Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery (JACM) is the official journal of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). It was established in 1954 and is published bi monthly by the ACM. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Victor Vianu (University of California, San Diego). It is peer-reviewed and covers computer science and science in general, especially theoretical aspects. The scope of the journal is based on areas covered by the Editorial Board, and these areas are...

Computer Physics Communications
2012-05-12 20:23:51

Computer Physics Communications is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Elsevier under the North-Holland imprint. Special issues of this journal are published on an occasional basis. As of May 2012, the current principal coordinating editor in N. Stanley Scott (Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland). The journal focuses on computational methodology, numerical analysis and hardware and software development in support of physics and physical chemistry. Articles covered...

Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering
2012-04-25 10:02:44

Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering (ACME) is a scholarly journal that publishes reviews presenting developments in computational engineering. It also provides a forum for spreading results of research and advanced industrial practice in computational engineering with particular emphasis on mechanics and related fields. The editor-in-chief is Michael Kleiber, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw. Areas of publication in the...

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