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2013-10-07 09:26:31

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has been awarded a $12-million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to deploy Comet, a new petascale supercomputer designed to transform advanced scientific computing by expanding access and capacity among traditional as well as non-traditional research domains.

Simulations Study Helping With Earthquake Dampers For Structures
2013-07-31 08:47:43

Researchers have demonstrated the reliability and efficiency of "real-time hybrid simulation" for testing a type of powerful damping system that might be installed in buildings and bridges to reduce structural damage and injuries during earthquakes.

2013-07-30 23:16:54

Expanding Preferred Vendor Network Supports Clients’ Content Strategies That Go Beyond the Textbook Nelsonville, Ohio (PRWEB) July 30, 2013

Earthquake-engineering Progress Accelerated With Online Tools
2013-07-30 10:15:41

A new study has found that online tools, access to experimental data and other services provided through "cyberinfrastructure" are helping to accelerate progress in earthquake engineering and science.

New Magnet Set To Help LHC Reach New Heights
2013-07-15 04:55:21

Scientists have successfully tested a powerful new magnet that will be playing a big role in developing a new beam for CERN's Large Hadron Collider.

2013-04-05 11:40:48

Gordon, the unique supercomputer launched last year by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, recently completed its most data-intensive task so far: rapidly processing raw data from almost one billion particle collisions as part of a project to help define the future research agenda for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

LHC Upgrade Could Create A New Physics
2013-04-03 11:39:00

Engineers at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Cern, Switzerland have begun the process of upgrading. The $105-million upgrade should double the potential energy of what is already the world's most powerful particle accelerator.

Blue Waters Supercomputer Open For Business
2013-03-31 05:59:28

Blue Waters – one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world – was officially declared available for use in a ceremony held at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Thursday.

Superhero Supercomputer Helps Fight Mental Disorders
2013-03-27 09:13:30

Researchers are using the record-breaking supercomputer Gordon – named after the comic strip superhero Flash Gordon – to devise novel treatments for mental disorders such as autism and schizophrenia.


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