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Impact December 2015

The Hidden Universe

This November 2015 marks 100 years of Einstein's field equations that describe space and time as one interwoven continuum - and predict the existence of black holes and more. Dr. Manuela Campanelli uses the computational resources of XSEDE to probe the mysteries of black holes. She spoke about the 100th anniversary of Einstein's field equations and about her work that takes on the complexity of accurately describing black hole mergers. Read more

The Hidden Universe
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XSEDE partners win HPCwire awards

XSEDE announced that multiple partners in the NSF-funded project have received top honors in the 2015 HPCwire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards: NCSA, TACC, PSC and SDSC each won. Read more

XSEDE partners win HPCwire awards
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Evaluating earthquakes

Dr. Thomas Jordan is a professor of Earth Sciences at University of Southern California and the Director of the Southern California Earthquake Center. It's a big national collaboration of over a thousand earthquake experts and 70 institutions. Dr. Jordan uses the computational resources of XSEDE to model earthquakes and help reduce their risk to life and property. Dr. Jordan was invited to speak at SC15 on the Societal Impact of Earthquake Simulations at Extreme Scale. Read more

Evaluating earthquakes
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Spotting the signal

From the smallest retirement investors to the highest-tech hedge fund manager on Wall Street, we're all trying to anticipate the market. Finance researchers have long suspected that the most talented traders use their experience and intuition to pick out market details—performance of key stocks, for example—that help them guess whether a particular stock of interest is likely to go up or down. But how do they identify such "predictor" stocks, and how few predictors do you need? Or could it be that the idea of predictor stocks is a myth? University of Illinois finance professors Adam D. Clark-Joseph, Alex Chinco and Mao Ye used XSEDE resources to study whether "sparse signals"—small numbers of predictor stocks—actually exist in the markets. Read more

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Events

XSEDE 16, July 17-21, 2016

GlobusWorld 2016 | April 20-22, 2016

SC16 - Nov. 14-17, 2016 | Booth #3631

Training: Writing a Successful XSEDE Allocation Proposal | Dec. 11