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REQUESTING COMPUTING TIME AT NASA
If you are a NASA-sponsored scientist or engineer, computing time is available to you at the High-End Computing (HEC) Program's NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) Facility and NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS).
- 02.25.14 - HEOMD, NESC, SMD, and STMD Time Requests Due March 20
- The Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate (HEOMD), NASA Engineering and Safety Center (NESC), Science Mission Directorate (SMD), and Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) will select from requests submitted to the eBooks online system by March 20 for 1-year allocation awards beginning May 1.
- 02.25.14 – Heating Up
- Explore climate model projections of 21st century global temperatures in visualizations from NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio and the NASA Center for Climate Simulation.
- 02.21.14 – NASA's IRIS Spots Its Largest Solar Flare
- NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) mission, which utilizes the Pleiades supercomputer to carry out numerical simulations, witnessed an M–class solar flare in late January, the largest flare the spacecraft viewed since its launch June 2013
- 02.14.14 - High-Resolution GEOS-5 Simulations of Stratospheric Ozone Intrusions
- A 25-km resolution version of the GEOS-5 model has been used with a comprehensive stratosphere-troposphere chemistry module to test the feasibility of detecting the impacts of stratospheric ozone intrusions on surface air quality.
- 02.06.14 – NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio Wins First Place in Video Contest
- The data visualization studio at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center was awarded first place for a video incorporating model results in a visualization challenge sponsored by the journal Science and the National Science Foundation.
- 01.30.14 - The Holy Grail of Aircraft Noise Reduction
- In the quest for "the holy grail of aircraft noise reduction," NASA's Mehdi Khorrami uses the Pleiades supercomputer to perform simulations of the complex interactions between airflow and airframe components that generate noise on commercial aircraft.
NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) Facility
NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS)
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
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