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Pittsburgh Doubles Capability of BigBen
SC will switch its Cray XT3 to "dual-core" processors, doubling peak performance of the lead tightly-coupled system of the TeraGrid.

PSC at SC|06: Science, the Cray XT3 &TeraGrid
The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center's 10-teraflop Cray XT3 has been a production resource on the TeraGrid since October 2005. At SC|06 in Tampa, several talks at the PSC booth (# 1049) will highlight scientific insights achieved with the XT3.

NIH Awards $8.5 Million for Biomedical Research at PSC
PSC’s National Resource for Biomedical Supercomputing is renewed for five years.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Recognizes PSC's 20th Anniversary
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today adopted a resolution congratulating the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) on 20 years as a research organization that has advanced computational science and helped to boost the economy of the Commonwealth.

TeraGrid Computations Show Gyroid Defect Formation
The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, has published findings from computations performed by the TeraGyroid Project.

Rendell Stresses Skilled Workforce for Economic Growth
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania upped funding to the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center for the next fiscal year by 65 percent to $2.5 million, said Governor Ed Rendell, because its services are important to the state.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Supercomputing Means Business. Governor Rendell to Speak.
An economic development and technical outreach program tailored for small and medium-sized technology organizations.

NCAR Joins TeraGrid, Enabling Scientists to Strengthen Research into Complex Phenomena
The National Center for Atmospheric Research has joined the TeraGrid, the nation’s most comprehensive and advanced infrastructure for open scientific research.

The Cray XT3 — A Unique Resource at PSC (HPCwire)
The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is well-known for its cutting-edge research and its ability to transform new technologies into useful scientific tools.

A Lightweight Application Hosting Environment is Now Available for TeraGrid Users
RealityGrid, a grid computing collaboration of the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, has released version 1.0.0 of the Application Hosting Environment.

MEDIA ADVISORY: The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center 20th Anniversary
Leaders from industry, universities and government will observe and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and its move to new office space.

Nation's Leading Computing Grid Announces Inaugural Conference
Scientists and researchers who are coming together thanks to the nation's largest computer grid will have a chance to meet face-to-face on June 12-15 at the first national TeraGrid conference in Indianapolis.

TeraGrid Software Project Wins CLADE 2006 Best Paper
A paper that describes a system for aggregating processors on demand from across the distributed resources of the NSF TeraGrid has won the best paper award for the 2006 CLADE workshop.

“Cosmic Collisions” Highlights Simulations at Pittsburgh
Scientists relied on NSF TeraGrid computing resources at PSC to create the finale of a thrilling new planetarium show for the American Museum of Natural History.

National Lambdarail Launches Transit and Peering Project
Five NLR Members Begin Project to Improve Network Performance and Reduce Costs of Internet Services.

New release of GSI-OpenSSH includes high-performance networking patches
TeraGrid partners collaborate to improve network performance while preserving security.

Happy Birthday PSC: 20 Years of Supercomputing in Pittsburgh
Twenty years ago today, January 17, 1986, the National Science Board approved funding for the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.