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Dan Reed: Reflections on the Revolution

Former NCSA Director Dan Reed shares his experiences from his time at NCSA in a post from his blog. A great excerpt: "It was an exhilarating and exciting time. None of it would have happened without an incredible team. We built on Larry Smarr's groundbreaking vision for a supercomputing center. We created machines, software and tools; we engaged researchers, scholars and artists; we invented the future. That is—and...

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“The Unofficial History of Visualization” — Donna Cox

Donna Cox, Director of NCSA's Advanced Visualization Laboratory (AVL) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will give a talk titled, "The Unofficial History of Visualization" at 11:30 a.m. on September 15 at NCSA in the auditorium. The talk, which will stream live and is open to the public, is part of NCSA's 30th Anniversary Celebration. Cox is a nationally renowned scientific visualization and art expert,...

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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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