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Pittsburgh Center's Director Named APS Fellow
Michael Levine, co-scientific director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society.

Scientist Honored for Heart Research at Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
For his research on blood flow in the heart, much of which was accomplished on Cray supercomputers at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Charles Peskin received the 1994 Sidney Fernbach Award.

Kinky DNA Research at PSC Honored by Discover magazine
Research at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center on the interaction between proteins and DNA has received national recognition as a finalist in the Discover magazine Technology Awards.

Jupiter-Comet Collision Will End In a Bang
When a comet collides with Jupiter in mid-July, astronomers will see a galactic light show and not an interplanetary dud as previously believed, according to computer simulations performed at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.

Breakthrough Award Honors Heart Modeling by NYU Scientists at PSC
The 1994 Computerworld Smithsonian Award (CWSA) for Breakthrough Computational Science went to Charles Peskin and David McQueen, scientists at New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.

PSC Hosts International Workshop on Chromosome 16
The Third International Workshop on Chromosome 16 will be held May 7-10 at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.

Supercomputing Aids Search for Pulsars
Using Cray supercomputers at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Princeton University physicist Joseph H. Taylor and his students have in the last three years found 20 previously unknown pulsars, including several with unusually fast rotation periods.


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