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11.17.14 - NASA’s Pleiades Supercomputer Ranks Among Top Ten US Supercomputers
NASA's flagship supercomputer, Pleiades, has moved up to seventh place in the United States on the TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, and is now ranked 11th worldwide.
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11.17.14 – Computer Model Provides a New Portrait of Carbon Dioxide
An ultra-high-resolution computer model gives scientists a stunning new look at how atmospheric carbon dioxide travels around the globe. The NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS) Discover supercomputer hosted the Nature Run simulation, which produced nearly four petabytes of data.
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11.13.14 - NASA Highlights Mission Advances at Supercomputing Conference
From our home planet to the far reaches of space, NASA will highlight science and engineering mission advances enabled by agency supercomputers at SC14, the international supercomputing conference, Nov. 16-21, 2014 in New Orleans.
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10.03.14 – Research Opportunity Announced for Quantum Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) has announced a call for proposals to utilize the D-Wave Two quantum computer at NASA's Quantum Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, located at the NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) facility. The proposal deadline is October 31, 2014.
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08.22.14 – NASA Picks Top Earth Data Challenge Ideas, Opens Call for Climate Apps
NASA has selected four ideas from the public for innovative uses of climate projections and Earth-observing satellite data and also has announced a follow-on challenge to build climate applications.
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08.20.14 – Ozone-Depleting Compound Persists, NASA Research Shows
NASA research shows Earth's atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source decades after the compound was banned worldwide. The study included results from the GEOS Chemistry Climate Model run at the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS).
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06.24.14 - NASA Launches Earth Science Challenges with OpenNEX Cloud Data
NASA is launching two challenges to give the public an opportunity to create innovative ways to use data from the agency’s Earth science satellites. The challenges will use the Open NASA Earth Exchange (OpenNEX), a data, supercomputing, and knowledge platform.
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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.
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01.17.14 – NASA Searches for Climate Change Clues in the Gateway to the Stratosphere
NASA's uncrewed Global Hawk research aircraft is in the western Pacific region on a mission to track changes in the upper atmosphere and help researchers understand how these changes affect Earth's climate. The NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS) is hosting and distibuting data from GEOS-5 model forecasts and analyses.

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