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Modeling Supernovae: Stars that go out with a bang

Modeling Supernovae: Stars that go ...

Added 3 months ago | 00:06:40 | 295 views

Robert Fisher is a professor of astrophysics at UMass Dartmouth. He uses high performance computing to model and make predications about the behavior of supernovae. Supernovae have long been an object of fascination for astronomers and...

Under the Hood - Part II: The Data Hall

Under the Hood - Part II: The Data ...

Construction

Added 2 years ago | 00:04:26 | 1917 views

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Following on where Under the Hood - Part I: The Ground Floor left off, in this video, the MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) manager for the MGHPCC construction project, Greg Webster (Turner Construction) narrates a second vi...

Under the Hood- Part I: The Ground Floor

Under the Hood- Part I: The Ground ...

Construction

Added 2 years ago | 00:06:41 | 2418 views

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Right now (early Spring 2012) the frame of the Bigelow Street building is obscured within a white plastic bubble, protecting it from the New England winter. Inside, however, work forges ahead as mechanical, electrical and plumbing system...

MGHPCC - A Virtual Tour

MGHPCC - A Virtual Tour

Added 7 months ago | 00:06:43 | 224 views

A virtual tour of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center facility. Find out more about this multi-institution venture at mghpcc.org Slideshow and photographs credit Helen Hill for MGHPCC

Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Added 10 months ago | 00:07:00 | 325 views

A virtual tour of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center facility. Find out more about this multi-institution venture at mghpcc.org Slideshow and photographs credit Helen Hill for MGHPCC

Tapping into an Ocean of Data

Tapping into an Ocean of Data

Added 10 months ago | 00:06:06 | 584 views

Video credit: Helen Hill To complement the forthcoming deployment of a state-of-the-art underwater observation platform, 2012 seed fund awardees Chris Hill (MIT), Pierre Lermusiaux (MIT), Amala Mahadevan (WHOI), John Marshall (MIT) and ...

Big Data, Big Computation and the Genomic Jigsaw

Big Data, Big Computation and the G...

Added over 1 year ago | 00:06:39 | 1995 views

The human genome is made up of 3 billion base pairs. Reading the genome from a modern, high-speed sequencer is a lot like doing a big jigsaw puzzle. Computer Scientist, Assistant Professor Yanlei Diao (UMass Amherst) leads a multi i...

Quantum Mechanics, Squishy Materials, and Extreme Photosynthesis

Quantum Mechanics, Squishy Material...

Added almost 2 years ago | 00:08:26 | 3645 views

Typically plants need an average of at least a few hundred watts per square meter of solar radiation to survive. At depths of a few hundred meters down in the ocean, the amount of solar radiation decays to around a millionth of the surfa...

 "I think we are going to need a bigger boat" (Federating University Research Computing Assets)

"I think we are going to need a bi...

Computational Research in Boston and Beyond

Added over 3 years ago | 00:41:47 | 2919 views

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JAMES CUFF (Harvard University) For the past four and a half years, we have been slowly coordinating and compiling existing and net new computing assets at Harvard University. Growth from 200 to over 12,000 processing cores has su...