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The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) is part of the University of Texas at Austin. TACC designs and operates some of the world's most powerful computing resources. The center's mission is to enable discoveries that advance science and society through the application of advanced computing technologies.

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Kelly Gaither Starts Advanced Computing for Social Change

02-12-2016

XSEDE, SC16, and TACC host week-long event to engage students in computing challenge

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 28.95MB - Duration: 20:51 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





John West Leads Diversity Efforts in Supercomputing

02-12-2016

Several long-term efforts underway at Supercomputing Conference to build up diversity

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 23.76MB - Duration: 17:05 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





New Hikari Supercomputer Starts Solar HVDC

16-09-2016

First supercomputer in U.S. that uses solar and HVDC launched by New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (Japan), NTT FACILITIES, INC., and the University of Texas at Austin.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.43MB - Duration: 11:01 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





Soybean science blooms with supercomputers

16-08-2016

It takes a supercomputer to grow a better soybean. A project called the Soybean Knowledge Base, or SoyKB for short, wants to do just that. Scientists at the University of Missouri-Columbia made SoyKB a publicly-available web resource for all soybean data.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.8MB - Duration: 11:17 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





Supercomputers Fire Lasers to Shoot Gamma Ray Beam

11-07-2016

TACC Stampede, Lonestar supercomputers help discover gamma ray creation from lasers

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 18.4MB - Duration: 13:10 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





UT Chancellor William McRaven on TACC supercomputers - "We need to be the best in the world"

14-06-2016

UT System Chancellor William McRaven spoke of his path to lead the UT System of 14 Institutions, the importance of supercomputers to Texans and to the nation, the new Dell Medical School, and more.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 9.29MB - Duration: 6:44 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





Zika Hackathon Fights Disease with Big Data

24-05-2016

More than 50 volunteer programmers gathered in Austin on May 15 to use Big Data to fight the spread of Zika.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 11.03MB - Duration: 7:50 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





Sudden Collapse: Supercomputing Spotlight on Gels

03-05-2016

Cornell researcher Roseanna Zia simulates gel behavior with XSEDE, Stampede supercomputer.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.81MB - Duration: 11:17 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





Docker for Science

28-04-2016

Joe Stubbs of the Texas Advanced Computing Center describes potential benefits to scientists of open container platform Docker in supporting reproducibility, NSF-funded Agave API.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 19.57MB - Duration: 14:02 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





Dark Energy of a Million Galaxies

01-04-2016

UT Austin astronomer Steven Finkelstein eyes Wrangler supercomputer for HETDEX extragalactic survey.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 17.07MB - Duration: 12:13 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





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