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Software Spotlight: The NDS Labs Workbench

NCSA develops and/or contributes to quite a bit of software across its various groups. The newly formed Scientific Software and Applications (SSA) division attempts to bring these endeavors together,…

From  Michael Miller 7 Months ago 3    0  
Date of creation
04/21/2017
Video credits
Videographer: Michael Miller
Video Editing: Michael Miller

Study of a Numerically Modeled Severe Storm

The understanding of severe storms begins with observations of their behavior. Numerical models of thunderstorms can be used to compliment this understanding. These models consist of mathematical…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter 8 Months ago 44    0  
Date of creation
11/21/1990
Video credits
Produced by the Visualization Services and Development Group, NCSA
Matthew Arrott, Mark Bajuk, Jeffrey Thingvold, Jeffery Yost, Colleen Bushell, Dan Brady, Bob Patterson
Contributors and team members
Robert Wilhelmson, Harold Brooks, Brian Jewett, Crystal Shaw, Louis Wicker

Relocating innovation: Places and Material Practices of Future Making

Lucy Suchman - Lancaster University This talk explores the question of how we might engage both critically and generatively with the contemporary figure of innovation. I suggest as one resource the…

From  Michael Miller 8 Months ago 21    0  
Date of creation
03/03/2017
Video credits
Videographer: Michael Miller
Video Editor: Michael Miller

Cyberfest_MachineChild

Debut performance of "Machine Child" at the Krannert Center celebrating the birthday of HAL during Cyberfest Gala 1997

From  Jeffrey Carpenter 9 Months ago 118    0  
Date of creation
04/23/1997
Video credits
Jeff Carpenter, Editor
NCSA Media Services
Contributors and team members
Robin Bargar, Producer
Insook Choi, Composer & Performer
Alex Betts, Programmer
Catalin Rotaru, Bass

What We Have Learned about using Software Engineering Practices in Scientific Software

The increase in the importance of scientific software motivates the need to identify and understand which software engineering (SE) practices are appropriate. Because of the uniqueness of the…

From  Michael Miller 11 Months ago 13    0  

Prof. Margaret Hedstrom - Archiving Capacity and Data Infrastructure: Holes, Goals, Roles and Responsibility.mp4

The SEAD project was designed to take advantage of existing archiving capacity in universities, government data centers, and topical archives by building a pipeline from research projects to…

From  Randall Cotton A year ago 8    0  
Date of creation
10/14/2016
Video credits
Randall Cotton, NCSA

Dark Energy Survey Sky Coverage and Image Zoom

A composite illustration of the breadth of the survey from the Dark Energy Camera using the Blanco 4-m telescope in Chile. GRANT: NSF AST 1536171 COMPUTED AT: Blue Waters, Illinois Campus Cluster…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter A year ago 38    0  
Date of creation
11/09/2016
Contributors and team members
Images courtesy Felipe Menanteau and The Dark Energy Collaboration

The Fornax Cluster Imaged by the Dark Energy Camera

A Color composite of The Fornax Cluster of galaxies as imaged by Dark Energy Camera using the Blanco 4-m telescope in Chile. The center of the cluster is the clump of galaxies in the upper portion of…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter A year ago 30    0  
Date of creation
11/09/2016
Contributors and team members
Images courtesy Felipe Menanteau and The Dark Energy Collaboration

Big Data Visual Analysis

We live in an era in which the creation of new data from simulations, sensors, experiments, imaging, is growing exponentially such that every two days we create as much new data as we did from the…

From  Michael Miller A year ago 16    0  
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Video Editing: Michael Miller
Videographer: Michael Miller

Ed Seidel keynote speech - Trends in Scientific Computing and Data

Supercomputing has reached a level of maturity and capability where many areas of science and engineering are not only advancing rapidly due to computing power, they cannot progress without it. …

From  Randall Cotton A year ago 11    0  
Date of creation
09/30/2016
Video credits
Randall Cotton

NCSA Software Meeting - 2016-09-12 Tim Jenness - Jonathan Sick, LSST

Tim Jenness, Data Management Deputy System Architect with the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) project, provides a presentation on Software Development for Data Management at LSST. Jonathan…

From  Randall Cotton A year ago 16    0  
Date of creation
09/12/2016
Video credits
Randall Cotton, NCSA

Landscape Dynamics of Yellowstone National Park - Role of Fire 1690 to 1990

These images were created from actual data collected in Yellowstone Park. These images represent each year from 1735 to 2090 we had a simulation code project into the future starting in 1989,…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter A year ago 13    0  
Date of creation
07/16/1990
Video credits
Visualization: Alan Craig
Video editing/finishing: NCSA Media Services
Computed on Cray X-MP using custom Fortran fire simulation code
Contributors and team members
David A. Kovacic Ph.d, Principle Investigator
William H. Romme, Ph.d, Principle Investigator
Don G. Despain, Ph.d, Principle Investigator

Do Engineers Make the World a Better Place?

A candid discussion on the broader effects, unforeseen consequences, and unintended misuses of new technologies. We consider the possible responsibilities which these introduce for developers,…

From  Michael Miller A year ago 3    0  
Date of creation
04/29/2016
Video credits
Videographer: Michael Miller
Video Editor: Michael Miller

Interdisciplinarity in a Highly Technical Context: Uncovering Strategies and Structures of Collaboration

William Barley, assistant professor of Communication and 2015-2016 NCSA Faculty Fellow Interdisciplinary teams are increasingly touted as necessary for scientific progress but research shows these…

From  Michael Miller A year ago 4    0  
Date of creation
04/29/2016
Video credits
Videographer: Michael Miller
Video Editor: Michael Miller

Designing Culture, Creating Multidisciplinary Collaboration

Anne Balsamo, The New School’s Dean of the School of Media Studies How does inter-disciplinarity impact innovation? Anne Balsamo shares an approach to the study and practice of technology-based…

From  Michael Miller A year ago 21    0  
Date of creation
04/22/2016
Video credits
Videographer: Michael Miller
Video Editor: Michael Miller
Contributors and team members
Technical Director: Randall Cotton

And I Thought Forecasting the Weather Was Difficult: The Future of Our Academic Research Enterprise

The first direct detection of gravitational waves, predicted 100 years ago by Einstein. Creation of the Higgs boson—the “God particle”—by the Large Hadron Collider.…

From  Michael Miller A year ago 6    0  
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Videography: Randall Cotton
Video Editing: Michael Miller

Networking Peripheries: Technological Futures, Digital Memory and the Myth of Digital Universalism

Anita ChanDepartment of Media and Cinema Studies, UIUCChanneling the promise global interconnection, and framed as the mark of contemporary optimization, “the digital” has come to…

From  Michael Miller A year ago 11    0  
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Videographer: Michael Miller
Video Editor: Michael Miller

Numerical Relativity and the Binary Black Hole Problem

Miguel Alcubierre National Autonomous University of Mexico The field equations of General Relativity describe the geometry of spacetime, that is the gravitational field, in the presence of…

From  Michael Miller A year ago 12    0  
Date of creation
03/04/2016
Video credits
Videographer: Michael Miller
Video Editor: Michael Miller

Joplin_Jewett_VolumeTubes

Streamlines are driven by a wind field parameter in a computational scientific model of the deadly 2011 Joplin, Missouri tornado. Derived from data, blue streamers falling toward the ground indicate…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter A year ago 297    0  
Date of creation
03/03/2016

Joplin_Jewett_RadarVolume

The deadly tornado that hit Joplin, MO in 2011 was unusually strong for many reasons. This visualization of a supercomputer simulation of that event shows two large storm clouds crashing into each…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter A year ago 89    0  
Date of creation
03/03/2016

ElReno_Radar

This is a view of the May 24, 2011 El Reno tornado simulation by Leigh Orf. This visualization is looking at reflectivity in a slice near the base of the tornado.Base reflectivity is a type of radar…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter A year ago 52    0  
Date of creation
03/03/2016

Joplin_Lombardo2D

Using the GIS data to analyze the location and placement of fallen trees, as well as first-hand insight gained from being on the ground immediately after the event, Dr Frank Lombardo was able to…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter A year ago 37    0  
Date of creation
03/03/2016

ElReno_Volume

This is a visualization of a simulation of the tornado that hit El Reno on May 24, 2011. AVL has visualized precipitation, specifically in the forms of cloud water, cloud ice, and cloud rain. This…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter A year ago 38    0  

A Year of CyberInfrastructure

Learn about what Illinois faculty need to do their research by reading the Year of Cyberinfrastructure Final Report. Click here to access the Final Report.John Towns, Deputy CIO for Research IT at…

From  Michael Miller A year ago 3    0  
Date of creation
02/26/2016
Video credits
Videography: Randall Cotton
Video Editing: Michael Miller