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2010-07-09 08:21:00

NEWARK, Del., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- EM Photonics, Inc. announced today the general availability of CULA 2.0, its GPU-accelerated linear algebra library used by thousands of developers and scientists worldwide.

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2010-07-08 13:36:41

Scientists at JILA, working with Italian theorists, have discovered another notable similarity between ultracold atomic gases and high-temperature superconductors, suggesting there may be a relatively simple shared explanation for equivalent behaviors of the two very different systems.

2010-07-08 01:59:00

MOSCOW, July 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ElcomSoft Co. Ltd. announces the support of NVIDIA Fermi chips for accelerating password recovery even further.

2010-06-06 07:54:00

NEWPORT, Mich., June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fermi 2 Power Plant automatically shut down at 2:38 a.m. today, when strong thunderstorms blowing through the area affected one of two offsite power feeds to the plant.

2010-05-06 05:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Portland Group®, a wholly-owned subsidiary of STMicroelectronics and a leading supplier of compilers for high-performance computing (HPC), today announced that its entire line of PGI Accelerator(TM) compiler products, including its new PGI 10.4 release, now support the latest NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPU) based on the Fermi architecture.

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2010-04-01 15:40:00

If our eyes could see radio waves, the nearby galaxy Centaurus A (Cen A) would be one of the biggest and brightest objects in the sky, nearly 20 times the apparent size of a full moon.

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2010-03-03 08:31:59

One of the pleasures of perusing ancient maps is locating regions so poorly explored that mapmakers warned of dragons and sea monsters.

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2010-02-17 07:06:12

New images from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope show where supernova remnants emit radiation a billion times more energetic than visible light.

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2010-02-11 07:20:00

Instruments scanning outer space for cataclysmic explosions called gamma-ray bursts are detecting intense flashes of gamma-ray energy right here in the friendly skies of Earth.

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2010-01-06 08:05:00

Teamwork between gamma-ray and radio astronomers has produced a breakthrough in finding natural cosmic tools needed to make the first direct detections of the long-elusive gravitational waves predicted by Albert Einstein nearly a century ago.


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