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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of October 26, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News Nominations Closing Soon for NVIDIA Global Impact Award Nomination Deadline – October 30, 2015 Researchers worldwide are invited to submit their innovations for the 2016 NVIDIA Global Impact Award – an annual grant of $150,000 for groundbreaking work that addresses the world’s most important social and humanitarian problems. The award will go to an institution...
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UC San Diego Security Researchers Hack a Car and Apply the Brakes Via Text

A serious weak point in vehicle security enables hackers to remotely control a vehicle, according to researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). The team demonstrated the vulnerability on a Corvette by turning on the windshield wipers, applying the brakes, or even disable them at low speed. The flaw involves the small black dongles that are connected to the onboard...
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WEDNESDAY'S REMEMBER WHEN - Do You Remember Your First Science Fair Entry?

Tour the 2015 White House Science Fair Exhibits President Obama welcomed young scientists and engineers from across the country to showcase their inventions, robots, and discoveries at the 2015 White House Science Fair! Hosted by President Obama, the Fair features innovative projects, designs, and experiments from students all across America. With students from a broad range of science,...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of October 27, 2014 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC In the News   The Exascale Revolution HPCwire The post-petascale era is marked by systems with far greater parallelism and architectural complexity. Failing some game-changing innovation, crossing the next 1000x performance barrier will be more challenging than previous efforts. At the 2014 Argonne National Laboratory...
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UC Berkeley Researchers: Earth’s Magnetic Field Could Flip Within a Human Lifetime

It’s not as bizarre as it sounds. Earth’s magnetic field has flipped – though not overnight – many times throughout the planet’s history. Its dipole magnetic field, like that of a bar magnet, remains about the same intensity for thousands to millions of years, but for incompletely known reasons it occasionally weakens and, presumably over a few thousand years, reverses direction. Left to...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of September 29, 2014 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC In the News   NSF Selects University of Massachusetts Professor James F. Kurose to head Computer & Information Science & Engineering Directorate The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst Professor James F. Kurose to serve as assistant director (AD) for the Directorate for Computer & Information Science...
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Chameleon: Cloud Computing for Computer Science

NSF awards $10 million to UC, TACC and other key partners for flexible, scalable and dynamic testbed to support cloud computing applications and experiments Cloud computing has changed the way we work, the way we communicate online, even the way we relax at night with a movie. But even as "the cloud" starts to cross over into popular parlance, the full potential of the technology to...
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