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2014-06-25 04:21:32

NCSA Centralizes Illinois Campus Cluster Program Storage Resources to Enable Cost Effective, Multiple Department Access, While Maintaining Supercomputing-level Performance LEIPZIG, Germany, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) 2014 News Facts -- By leveraging advanced computing to accelerate scientific discovery, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), located at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,...

2014-06-17 12:21:43

Military, government and commercial leaders set to discuss national security in cyberspace at AFCEA International Cyber Symposium 2014. FAIRFAX, Va., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adm. Michael S. Rogers, USN, commander, U.S. Cyber Command, and director of the National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service, sees collaboration between government agencies and industry as a key element to making the cyber domain "tangible" to commanders and policy makers. "It takes...

2014-06-16 08:21:20

Flotation Products To Support New Undersea Research Network BIDDEFORD, Maine and SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepWater Buoyancy has been awarded a major contract to supply flotation to the University of Washington's Applied Physics Laboratory for the cabled observatory component of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). The OOI, a project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), is planned as an integrated infrastructure of science-driven platforms and sensor...

2014-05-14 08:36:42

New Data Facility Opens to House Key University Asset COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland unveils today Deepthought2, one of the nation's fastest university-owned supercomputers, to support advanced research activities ranging from studying the formation of the first galaxies to simulating fire and combustion for fire protection advancements. Developed with high-performance computing solutions from Dell, Deepthought2 has a processing...

2014-02-27 23:38:11

Illinois leads the nation in the number of competitors in the final round of Cyber Aces State Championship, hosted by the National Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA), will be held March 1st at Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL. Palos Hills, IL (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Illinois leads the nation in the number of competitors in the final round of Cyber Aces State Championship, hosted by the National Center for Systems Security and Information...

2014-01-21 16:21:36

Project to Use UC San Diego's Advanced Microgrid for Analysis SAN DIEGO and RESTON, Va., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, is collaborating with Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) (formerly Science Applications International Corporation) to develop a reference system architecture aimed at increasing security levels of microgrid control and IT systems used to manage electrical microgrids worldwide. (Logo:...

White House Conference Announces Partnerships To Transform Data To Knowledge To Action
2013-11-12 11:32:01

National Science Foundation National Science Foundation (NSF) officials today are spotlighting the development and implementation of novel, multi-stakeholder partnerships that promise progress in big data discovery, education and innovation at a White House-sponsored event, Data to Knowledge to Action, in Washington, D.C. The event follows last year's launch of the Administration's National Big Data R&D Initiative that has recorded significant progress and accomplishments since...


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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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