NCSA 30 | 2016 August
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August 2016

NCSA 30th Anniversary Director’s Distinguished Lecture: Larry Smarr, CalIT2

Larry Smarr, Founding Director of NCSA, will present his talk, "50 Years of Supercomputing: From Colliding Black Holes to Dynamic Microbiomes to the Exascale" on September 16, 2016 at the NCSA Building (1205 W. Clark St., Urbana) in the auditorium. Smarr's talk is free and open to the public and will begin at 10 a.m. His abstract: For the last thirty years, NCSA has played a...

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NCSA Colloquium: The Physics and Astrophysics of Merging Neutron-star Binaries

Luciano Rezzolla from the Institute of Theoretical Physics will give his NCSA Colloquium, "The Physics and Astrophysics of Merging Neutron-star Binaries." on Thursday, August 4 at 11:00 am in 1040 NCSA. AbstractThe gravitational waves from the merger of a binary black-hole system have just been detected, opening a new window on the universe. I will review the theoretical work in numerical relativity that has made this...

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