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NASA Experts Showcase Science, Technology At SC13 Supercomputing Conference
2013-11-14 14:13:21

NASA Some of NASA's best and brightest will showcase more than 30 of the agency's exciting computational achievements at SC13, the international supercomputing conference, Nov. 17-22, 2013 in Denver. Highlights include: -- a summary of supercomputing-assisted science revelations made during NASA's Mars rover Curiosity's first year on the Red Planet; -- the Kepler mission's new data-centric strategy for continuing the search for Earth-sized planets; -- unique insights into the...

2013-10-07 09:26:31

System to expand computing capacity across both traditional and non-traditional domains 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. Comet will be capable of an overall peak...

University Of California Santa Cruz Acquires Powerful New Astrophysics Supercomputer System
2013-08-01 09:46:35

University Of California Santa Cruz NSF-funded "Hyades" supercomputer is paired with a Huawei UDS petabyte storage system for data archiving and sharing State-of-the-art computer systems have been instrumental in making UC Santa Cruz one of the world's leading centers for computational astrophysics and planetary science. A new supercomputer recently installed on campus provides an order of magnitude improvement in the ability of researchers to address fundamental questions in cosmology...

2013-07-18 23:17:16

The fast-growing Cloud ERP provider sent out pairs of flip flops to invite prospective partners to a special “Exploring Acumatica” event. Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Nothing says summer like a pair of flip flops. And that’s what fast-growing Cloud ERP provider Acumatica counted on when they mailed out pairs of flip flops this summer in an unusual recruiting campaign. “We wanted a unique way to get our message to prospective partners,” said Charlie Horton, Channel...

China Reclaims 'World's Fastest Supercomputer' Title With Tianhe-2
2013-06-17 14:29:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Chinese researchers have developed the world's fastest computer system capable of operating as fast as 33.86 petaflops per second. Tianhe-2, developed by China's National University of Defense Technology, overtook the former champion Titan, which was built by the United States. Titan is installed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and now ranks number two with a performance of 17.59 petaflops...


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