Cover of 2005 Issue

Year in Review

Foreword from the Directors

Creating National Cyberinfrastructure:
Big Ben & TeraGrid.

Supercomputing in PA
With support from Pennsylvania, PSC provides education, consulting, advanced network access and computational resources to scientists and engineers.

The Super Computing Science Consortium
Pennsylvania - West Virginia partners in the development of clean-power technologies.

Notes and Highlights
The year in review at PSC.

Science Articles


Article: Rolling Thunder Preview
Forecasting Severe Storms, 2005 NOAA Spring Program
Kelvin Droegemeier, University of Oklahoma


Article: Fire in the Brain
Neurotransmitter Exocytosis Predictions from Spatially Realistic Monte Carlo Simulations
Joel Stiles, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University


Article: All in Your Brain
Simulations of Anandamide and Receptor CB1 in a Phospholipid Bilayer
Diane L. Lynch, Kennesaw State University and Patricia H. Reggio, University of North Carolina, Greensboro


Article: Water, Water Everywhere
Spectral Signatures in Water Clusters
Ken Jordan, University of Pittsburgh


Article: Healing Light
Wavelength-scalable hollow optical fibres with large photonic bandgaps for CO2 laser transmission
Yoel Fink & J.D. Joannopoulos, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Article: Bringing Light to Heel
Stopping Light All Optically
Shanhui Fan & Mehmet Fatih Yanik, Stanford University


Article: Taming the Whirlwind
Fluid Turbulence and Mixing at High Reynolds Numbers
P. K. Yeung, Georgia Institute of Technology


Article: When Bad Things Happen to Good Programs
Application-Level Checkpoint Recovery and Restart for MPI Programs
Keshav Pingali & Paul Stodghill, Cornell University
Nathan Stone, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

In Progress

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