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The Large Hadron Collider’s ALICE detector near Geneva, Switzerland. (Photo © CERN)
OSC repeats as August host site for Many-core Processor course

Columbus, Ohio (May 11, 2010) – Want to learn how to use graphics processors for scientific computing? Scale your parallel code to tens of thousands of CPU cores? Deal with ginormous datasets? The Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering offers these courses and more during its summer program for 2010!

Results obtained by solving millions of copies of model equations

An electron microscope image shows Arabidopsis thaliana trichomes among the pavement cells.

Computational project to yield better understanding of devastating disorder Jie Zheng, Ph.D.
Supramap uses genomics, supercomputer, web to display virus evolution
OSU's Windl taps supercomputer to refine graphene production technique A computer model of the one-atom-thick graphene layer (gray) being stamped onto a silicon dioxide base material (orange and yellow).

Geneva, Switzerland (March 30, 2010) At 1:06 p.m. Central European Summer Time (CEST) today, the first protons collided at 7 TeV in the Large Hadron Collider. These first collisions, recorded by the LHC experiments, mark the start of the LHC’s research program. Animation of the first reconstructed 7 TeV events seen by ALICE can be found on YouTube.

Computer simulations, screening help identify new, targeted cancer drugs
Kochs interns with OSC staff to analyze uses of OpenFOAM software Pictured: Dr. Steve Gordon, Austin Kochs, and Jim Giuliani
Supercomputer to improve models critical to shipping, fishing, forecasting