2014-2015 News

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Modeling in the Field for GPM

The NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS) recently partnered with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center modelers to support ground- and aircraft-based campaigns for the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) satellite mission in two distinct regions of the United States.

Post date: 07/28/2015 - 14:11

200 Sandy Bridge Nodes Upgraded to SLES 11/SP3

The NCCS Discover team has upgraded the operating system on more than 200 of the 16-core IBM "Sandy Bridge" nodes to SLES 11/SP3.

Post date: 05/11/2015 - 11:05
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New Animation Shows Millions of Earth Observations for Forecasting

More than 5 million observations accumulate every 6 hours to drive weather forecasts run by NASA's Global Modeling and Assimilation Office at the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS).

Post date: 05/11/2015 - 11:02

Scientists Link Earlier Melting of Snow to Dark Aerosols

NASA researchers ran a climate model at the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS) to examine how light-absorbing aerosols can darken snow and accelerate melting.

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Post date: 05/11/2015 - 11:02

New NASA Supercomputer Model Shows Planet Making Waves in Nearby Debris Disk

The NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS) supercomputer hosted a simulation of the planet and debris disk around the nearby star Beta Pictoris revealing that the planet's motion drives spiral waves throughout the disk, a phenomenon that causes collisions among the orbiting debris.

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Post date: 05/11/2015 - 11:00

Since Katrina: NASA Advances Storm Models, Science

NASA Global Modeling and Assimilation Office scientists are simulating hurricanes and improving our understanding of hurricane behavior using computer models run at the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS).

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Post date: 05/11/2015 - 10:40

NASA Shares in HPCwire Award at SC15

A team from the NASA Center for Climate Simulation, Cycle Computing, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Intel Corp. received a 2015 HPCwire Readers' Choice Award at the international SC15 conference in Austin, Texas.

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Post date: 05/11/2015 - 10:40

Earthlike "Star Wars" Tatooines May Be Common

University of Utah simulations using the NASA Center for Climate Simulation's Discover supercomputer show that solid planets orbiting two stars likely exist and may be widespread.

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Post date: 05/11/2015 - 10:40

NASA @ SC15

Staff from across NASA will be at the 27th Annual International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis, Austin, TX, November 15-20, giving technical talks around the conference and in the hyperwall theater at the NASA booth (#333). Come see why HPC matters to NASA missions in aeronautics, Earth and space science, and human and robotic space exploration.

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Post date: 05/11/2015 - 10:40

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