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TACC’s “Ranger” Supercomputer Celebrates Two Years of Groundbreaking Computational Science

TACC’s “Ranger” Supercomputer Celebrates Two Years of Groundbreaking Computational Science

The Ranger supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) today celebrates two years of enabling groundbreaking computational science as a leading system for researchers in Texas and across the nation via the National Science Foundation's (NSF) TeraGrid initiative.

Pre-Kindergarten Students’ Science Savvy to be Studied With NSF Grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded almost $2 million, its first grant focusing specifically on what four-year-olds know about science, to The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Science and Mathematics Education.

“Ranger” Supercomputer Gets Processor Boost; TACC Upgrades System with Faster Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ Processors

“Ranger” Supercomputer Gets Processor Boost; TACC Upgrades System with Faster Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ Processors

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) has announced that "Ranger," its world-class Sun supercomputer, has been upgraded with new Quad-Core AMD OpteronTM processors. TACC now offers the national open science community a computing resource with a peak performance rating of 579.4 teraflops.