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12.14.10 - NASA Satellite Data Addresses Needs of California Growers
NAS supercomputing resources are supporting work that will provide California growers in the San Joaquin Valley with important information and images about crop growth, irrigation demands, forecasts, and more.
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11.09.10 - Supercomputing Conference Highlights NASA Earth, Space Missions
NASA will showcase the latest achievements in climate simulation, space exploration, aeronautics engineering, science research and supercomputing technology at the 23rd annual Supercomputing 2010 (SC10) meeting.
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11.03.10 - NASA and Partners to Demonstrate 40- and 100-Gigabit Network Technologies at SC10
NASA and federal, university, and vendor partners will be demonstrating significant local- and wide-area file transfers at the SC10 conference, November 15–18 in New Orleans.
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09.23.10 - Dust Models Paint Alien's View of Solar System
New supercomputer simulations tracking the interactions of thousands of dust grains show what the solar system might look like to alien astronomers searching for planets.
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09.09.10 - NASA Awards Contract for Supercomputing Improvements
NASA has selected South Bay, EDC Inc., Chandler, Ariz., to receive a contract to improve the reliability of the power supply for the NASA Advanced Supercomputing Facility at NASA Ames.
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09.09.10 - NASA High-End Computing Testbed Runs Over National LambdaRail
NASA has started to conduct end-to-end throughput performance benchmarking as part of its High-End Computing 20, 40, and 100 gigabits per second Network Testbed initiative.
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07.28.10 - Best Hope for Saving Arctic Sea Ice is Cutting Soot Emissions
The quickest, best way to slow the rapid melting of Arctic sea ice is to reduce soot emissions from the burning of fossil fuel, wood and dung, according to a new modeling study by Stanford University researcher Mark Z. Jacobson.
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06.28.10 - NASA Goddard Introduces the NASA Center for Climate Simulation
Goddard recently introduced the NASA Center for Climate Simulation, an integrated set of supercomputing, visualization, and data interaction technologies that will enhance agency capabilities in weather and climate prediction research.
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06.02.10 - NASA Supercomputer Doubles Capability, Increases Efficiency
Pleiades, NASA's supercomputing powerhouse, located at Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., placed sixth on the Top500 list of the world's most powerful, high-performance computers.
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04.19.10 - NASA Announces a New Approach to Earth Science Data Analysis
The way we analyze planet Earth will never be the same, thanks to a new initiative at NASA that integrates supercomputers with global satellite observations and sophisticated models of the Earth system in an online collaborative environment.
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01.13.10 - New Research Resolves Conflict in Theory of How Galaxies Form
Simulations run at the NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) Facility and other locations solve nagging issues in the theory of how cold dark matter let the universe evolve into the galaxy-rich cosmos we see today.

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