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Birth of a planet

The Earth and the planets of our solar system are not alone in the universe. Over the past few decades, the hunt for extrasolar planets has yielded incredible discoveries, and now planetary researchers have a new tool—simulated ...

Sep 04, 2012
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Hands-on supercomputing

Almoutaz El Hassan, a researcher from The University of Texas at San Antonio, develops rainfall–runoff modeling tools to help officials manage issues like flood management and water conservation.

Aug 21, 2012
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Researchers create carbon dioxide-separating polymer

(Phys.org) -- Carbon dioxide is the primary greenhouse gas emitted through human activities, such as the combustion of fossil fuels for energy and transportation, and it is widely accepted that it is one of the primary greenhouse ...

Aug 01, 2012
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Massive data for miniscule communities

It's relatively easy to collect massive amounts of data on microbes. But the files are so large that it takes days to simply transmit them to other researchers and months to analyze once they are received.

Aug 01, 2012
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Hawking launches supercomputer

(Phys.org) -- Professor Stephen Hawking has launched the most powerful shared-memory supercomputer in Europe.  Professor Hawking anticipates that the COSMOS supercomputer, manufactured by SGI and the ...

Jul 23, 2012
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