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2011-07-28 01:14:46

NSF to support the most advanced, powerful and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services in the world A partnership of 17 institutions last week announced a new project that allows researchers open access to the power of supercomputers, advanced computational tools and digital resources and services directly from their desktops. Called Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), the project links computers, data and people from around the world...

2009-03-17 08:15:00

Overall Enrollment Up for First Time in Six Years WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of undergraduate students majoring in computer science significantly increased for the first time since the dot com boom according to the Computing Research Association (CRA). As a result, overall university computer science enrollment increased for the first time in six years. CRA reported these trends as part of the 2007-2008 annual CRA Taulbee Survey. "The upward surge of...

2005-09-28 16:59:38

CHAPEL HILL -- In the immediate wake of Hurricane Katrina, scientists and research centers from across the country came together to generate information on the contaminated floodwaters and offer it to hazardous materials experts and public health officials. In a matter of hours, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Marine Sciences Program and Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), together with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), played a key role in...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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