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The Large Hadron Collider’s ALICE detector near Geneva, Switzerland. (Photo © CERN)
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
Research team continues DoE project with 17M-processor hour INCITE award

Columbus, OH (February 10, 2010) – A multi-institutional research team that first tested a computer modeling program at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) has received a prestigious 2010 Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program award.