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Unlocking secrets of new solar material

(Phys.org) —A new solar material that has the same crystal structure as a mineral first found in the Ural Mountains in 1839 is shooting up the efficiency charts faster than almost anything researchers have seen before—and ...

dateApr 16, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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Edison supercomputer electrifies scientific computing

The National Energy Research Scientific Computing (NERSC) Center recently accepted "Edison," a new flagship supercomputer designed for scientific productivity. Named in honor of American inventor Thomas Alva Edison, the Cray ...

dateJan 30, 2014 in Hardware
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Supercomputer exposes enzyme's secrets

Thanks to newer and faster supercomputers, today's computer simulations are opening hidden vistas to researchers in all areas of science. These powerful machines are used for everything from understanding how proteins work ...

dateJan 27, 2014 in Biotechnology
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