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Blue Waters Supercomputer Tour

Date Mar 15, 2014
Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm  
Location National Petascale Computing Facility, 1725 S. Oak St., Champaign
Sponsor National Center for Supercomputing Applications
Contact Barbara Jewett
Phone (217) 265-0748
Event type Other
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Come to the National Petascale Computing Facility for a first-hand look at Blue Waters, one of the fastest supercomputers in the world!  With a sustained speed over 1 petaflop and peak speed of more than 13 petaflops, Blue Waters is capable of performing quadrillions calculations per second.

In addition to viewing Blue Waters, you can also see the infrastructure required for this powerful machine.

This is a self-guided tour.  Come any time between 9a and 3p and stay as little or as long as you’d like.

Location: NPCF is  west of State Farm Center, at the corner of Oak St. and St Mary’s Road

Parking: Free parking is available across the street in Lot E-14. From Lot E-14 you can also board the free shuttle buses for Engineering Open House and Explore ACES.

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