This 400x image of the trigeminal ganglion of a 2-day old zebrafish embryo was honored as an Image of Distinction in the 2012 Nikon Small World Photomicrophotography Competition. It was taken by Fengzhu Xiong of Harvard Medical School.
The new Wolverine family of coprocessors from Convey Computer is a powerful line of application accelerators that provide application-specific hardware acceleration for key algorithms.
The new NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPU accelerator delivers extreme performance to a widening range of scientific, engineering, high performance computing (HPC) and enterprise applications, providing double the memory and up to 40 percent higher performance than its predecessor.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 59 projects, promising to accelerate scientific discovery and innovation, that will share nearly 6 billion core hours on two of America’s fastest supercomputers dedicated to open science. Their work will advance knowledge in critical areas, from sustainable energy technologies to the environmental consequences of energy use.
The InfiniBand Trade Association, a global organization dedicated to maintaining and furthering the InfiniBand specification, announced that Microsoft joined the organization at the Steering Committee level.
IBM supercomputers have taken the top three spots on the latest Graph500 list released during the Supercomputing Conference in Denver, Colo. The biannual list ranks high-performance computing systems on the basis of processing massive amounts of big data.
Researchers are investigating the complex relationships between the spread of the HIV virus in a population and the actual evolution of the virus within each patient’s body using a new modeling approach that distinguishes between susceptible and infected individuals, capturing the full infection history.
The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft aboard, is seen in this false color infrared image, as it launches from Pad-0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS), Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.
Leaders in the petascale computing arena in the United States and Japan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing a cooperative relationship in support of projects aimed at expanding the use of petascale computing in the scientific and engineering communities.
Cray Inc. announced the company has signed a $30 million contract with the University of Stuttgart to expand the Cray XC30 supercomputer, nicknamed “Hornet” at the University’s High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS).
The EMC XtremIO from EMC Corp. can provide consistent and predictable extreme performance to any application workload over any period of time, regardless of whether the array is idle or busy, empty or full.
Scientists at ETH Zurich and IBM Research, in collaboration with the Technical University of Munich and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, have set a new record in supercomputing in fluid dynamics using 6.4 million threads on one of the fastest supercomputers in the world.
This 200x image of a mouse retina surface was honored as an Image of Distinction in the 2012 Nikon Small World Photomicrophotography Competition. The photo was taken by Dr. Alejandra Bosco and Monica L. Vetter of the University of Utah.
The Numerical Algorithms Group has been awarded another two HPC Innovation Excellence Awards at SC13 in Denver. The awards recognized NAG’s HPC software innovations on two projects, CABARET and INCOMPACT 3D, undertaken by NAG’s Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) Service, part of the UK’s HECToR national supercomputing service.
The Texas Advanced Computer Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin, along with technology partners HP and NVIDIA, announced that they will deploy Maverick in January 2014, a unique, powerful, high performance visualization and data analytics resource for the open science and engineering community.