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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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Human Origins in Fossil Data

01-04-2016

Paleoanthropologist Denne Reed of UT Austin connects fossil data of human origins.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 14.45MB - Duration: 10:17 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





Supercomputers Save Money, Save Energy

01-04-2016

Computer scientist Joshua New of Oak Ridge National Laboratory optimizes buildings to save energy.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.07MB - Duration: 10:46 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





Evolution of Monogamy

01-04-2016

UT Austin biologist Rebecca Young traces the genes behind monogamous behavior using Wrangler supercomputer.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 11.52MB - Duration: 8:10 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





Wrangler Supercomputer Speeds through Big Data

04-12-2015

NSF-funded Wrangler supercomputer tailored for big data, augments Stampede and other XSEDE resources.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 21.55MB - Duration: 15:27 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





SC15: ACM Gordon Bell Prize Winners Supercompute Deep Earth

24-11-2015

Stampede supercomputer at TACC and IBM Sequoia at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory help win 'Oscar' of high performance computing at SC15.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 34.4MB - Duration: 24:47 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





SC15: Revealing the Hidden Universe with Supercomputing Simulations of Black Hole Mergers

24-11-2015

One hundred years since Einstein's equations, scientists have probed the mysteries of black holes using the supercomputing resources of XSEDE including Blue Waters, Gordon, Comet and Stampede.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 21.01MB - Duration: 15:04 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





SC15: Societal Impact of Earthquake Simulations at Extreme Scale

24-11-2015

Supercomputing resources of XSEDE including Stampede are making a big difference in helping anticipate and plan for earthquakes.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 16.02MB - Duration: 11:28 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





SC15: Science Advocate and Emmy Award Winning Actor Alan Alda to Open SC15

24-11-2015

Alan Alda, founder of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University, gives the keynote presentation at the SC15 supercomputing conference about the urgency for clear and accurate communication in high performance computing.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 16.49MB - Duration: 11:48 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





SC15: Understanding User-Level Activity on Today's Supercomputers with XALT

12-11-2015

Robert McLay of TACC co-leads a session at the SC15 supercomputing conference about XALT, a software tool that drills down on supercomputer analytics to the level of individual batch submissions, users, and binaries.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 13.38MB - Duration: 9:31 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





Supercomputing Coral's Race to Beat Heat

07-10-2015

UT Austin's Lonestar supercomputer helps biologists save reef-building corals

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 12.21MB - Duration: 8:41 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)





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