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- 11.08.11 - NASA Science, Technology Featured at Supercomputing Conference
- NASA will highlight the vital role of supercomputing in the search for Earth-size planets, understanding the causes of space weather, improving aircraft performance, designing next-generation spacecraft, and much more at the 24th annual Supercomputing 2011 (SC11) conference.
- 11.08.11 - NASA Selects Next-Generation SGI Platform for Technology Upgrade
- NASA has selected the next-generation SGI® ICE high performance computing platform to extend the computational capability of the Pleiades supercomputer, operated by the NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division at Ames Research Center.
- 09.29.11 - NASA Supercomputer Enables Largest Cosmological Simulations
- Scientists have generated the largest and most realistic cosmological simulations of the evolving universe to-date, thanks
to NASA’s powerful Pleiades supercomputer.
- 08.25.11 - First Glimpse into Birth of the Milky Way
- Astrophysicists from the University of Zurich and the University of California at Santa Cruz have completed the world’s first realistic simulation of the formation of our home galaxy. The new results were calculated on supercomputers at the Swiss National Supercomputing Center and the NASA Advanced Supercomputing Facility.
- 06.20.11 - NASA's Pleiades Supercomputer Ranks 7th in the World
- NASA today announced its largest supercomputer climbed to 7th place on the TOP500 list of the world's most powerful, high-performance computers.
- 06.09.11 - NASA Probes Suggest Magnetic Bubbles Reside At Solar System Edge
- Voyager spacecraft observations, analyzed using a new computer model, suggest the edge of our solar system may not be smooth, but filled with a turbulent sea of magnetic bubbles.
- 03.30.11 - NASA Extends Contract for Supercomputing Support Services
- NASA will exercise the third one-year option on a contract with Computer Sciences Corp. to provide supercomputing support services for the NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division at Ames Research Center.
- 02.10.11 - Donovan Mathias Receives NASA Quality and Safety Award
- NAS aerospace engineer Dovovan Mathias has received the 2010 QASAR award for his innovative approach to risk assessment, which improved the agency's ability to evaluate launch risks for the Ares 1 rocket.
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