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PSC on TV: Co-Director Ralph Roskies Talks About TeraGrid & Regional Economic Development

PSC on TV: Co-Director Ralph Roskies Talks About TeraGrid & Regional Economic Development

PITTSBURGH, PA., May 17, 2009 - PSC Scientific Co-Director Ralph Roskies discussed TeraGrid's impact on science and PSC's contribution to the regional economy with TV journalist Bill Flanagan. The interview aired May 17 as a segment of "Our Region's Business" on WPXI-TV.

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Joins Forces With Darkstrand To Advance Innovation And Collaboration

PITTSBURGH SUPERCOMPUTING CENTER JOINS FORCES WITH DARKSTRAND TO ADVANCE INNOVATION AND COLLABORATION

Leading Supercomputing Center Joins Darkstrand Network to Bring Greater Bandwidth and Research Brainshare to U.S. Companies

CHICAGO, IL., May 14, 2009 - Darkstrand, a pioneer in corporate high-speed connectivity bridging research and commercialization, today announced a collaborative agreement with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC).

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Debuts Dynamic Science Teaching Tool

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Debuts Dynamic Science Teaching Tool

PITTSBURGH, April 29, 2009 - High school and undergraduate students now have a ringside seat to watch atoms and molecules in super-slow motion and vivid color, as they jostle and bump each other within the cozy environs of a human cell or a beaker on a lab bench. In "Big Numbers in Small Spaces: Simulating Atoms, Molecules and Brownian Motion," students are invited to consider how many molecules are in a single drop of water, or a single cell, and then to fly in and find out.

Live from Pittsburgh to Abu Dhabi: Fist International TelePresence Session via NLR

Live from Pittsburgh to Abu Dhabi: First International TelePresence Session via NLR

PITTSBURGH, April 16, 2009 - On April 14, National LambdaRail (NLR) announced successful completion of the world's first international TelePresence session over research and education networks. NLR and ANKABUT, a science initiative of the United Arab Emirates, demonstrated the Cisco Systems technology with a live demonstration between PSC and the campus of Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research in Abu Dhabi.

The TeraGrid is Transforming Research, Say Physicists at the American Physical Society Meetings in Pittsburgh

The TeraGrid is Transforming Research, Say Physicists at the American Physical Society Meeting in Pittsburgh

For academic researchers, these powerful resources are free, and though not all proposals get all they request, almost every proposal is granted access.

PITTSBURGH, March 30, 2009 - "High-performance computing is transforming physics research," said Ralph Roskies, co-scientific director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC), during a presentation on Friday, March 20, at the American Physical Society Meeting, held in Pittsburgh, March 16-20.

DiMatteo's Research Featured in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

DiMatteo's Research Featured in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

PITTSBURGH, March 23, 2009 - The research of PSC user Tiziana DiMatteo, cosmologist at Carnegie Mellon University, was featured in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Saturday, after she presented an overview of her cosmological simulations on Friday as part of the American Physical Society conference in Pittsburgh, Mar. 16-20.

DiMatteo Presents Black Hole Simulations at AAAS

DiMatteo Presents Black Hole Simulations at AAAS

PITTSBURGH, February 7, 2009 - PSC user Tiziana DiMatteo, cosmologist at Carnegie Mellon University, presented an overview of her cosmological simulations at PSC as part of the "Big, Small, and Everything in Between: Simulating Our World Using Scientific Computing" session at the 2009 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Chicago.

Big Turnout for PSC's Discover 09 Open House

Big Turnout for PSC's Discover 09 Open House

PITTSBURGH, January 29, 2009 - With a turnout of 131 people, including students and teachers from local universities, governmental organizations and others interested in computational science, the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center's Discover 09 Open House met its goal of introducing high-performance computing to a wide regional audience.

New Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center System from Hewlett-Packard Supports Research in Pennsylvania

New Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center System from Hewlett-Packard Supports Research in Pennsylvania

At DISCOVER 09, an Open House on January 29, PSC will demonstrate research advantages of high-performance computing.

PITTSBURGH, January 13, 2009 - Through an arrangement with Hewlett-Packard (HP), the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has installed and made available to researchers a 64-core, HP BladeSystem c3000. This new PSC system, named Warhol, is provided exclusively to academic researchers in Pennsylvania, as well as private sector and government researchers.

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