Science Highlights

A bi-annual summary of projects conducted and supported by PSC computational resources, educational programs, and staff expertise

AI Makes Deluge of Fast Radio Burst Data Manageable

AI Makes Deluge of Fast Radio Burst Data Manageable

Above: This artist’s impression represents the path of the fast radio burst FRB 181112 traveling from a distant host galaxy to reach the Earth. Credit: European Southern Observatory/M. KornmesserSpring/Summer 2021AI Makes Deluge of Fast Radio Burst Data Manageable...

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Two New PSC Systems Begin Operations

Two New PSC Systems Begin Operations

In partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), PSC has deployed Bridges-2, a system designed to provide researchers with massive computational capacity and the flexibility to adapt to the rapidly evolving field of data- and computation-intensive research.

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Answering the Call

Answering the Call

PSC Answers the Call PSC Systems Support Urgent COVID-19 Science With the nation—and the world—disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, PSC is answering the call to action. The center has given the national research community expedited access to its systems Bridges;...

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Star Crash

Star Crash(es) Bridges Powers Artificial Intelligence that Can Speed Simulations of Neutron Star Mergers and Repeated Simulations that Predict Unique Signal from Unequal Mergers Collisions between neutron stars involve some of the most extreme physics in the Universe....

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Doubling Down

Doubling Down Computation with Bridges Points to Unexpected Mechanism for DNA Duplication in Parkinson’s Disease The progressive disability of Parkinson’s disease carries a heavy toll both in numbers—nearly a million people in the U.S. have it—and in suffering. The...

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Off to a Good Start

Off to a Good Start Anton 2 Simulations Kick off Drug Safety Prediction Pipeline Many possibly useful drugs are abandoned because they increase the QT interval of the heartbeat. This is because QT prolongation can cause life-threatening side effects. But not all...

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Every Calculation Stabs

Combination of Bridges and Anton 2 Allows Team to Span Time Scales in Simulating Dagger-Like Microbe-Killing Molecule Medical science is in a race to develop new and better antimicrobial agents to address infection and other human diseases. One promising example of...

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