Scientists from the Walker Institute at the University of Reading will study the problem of climate change using a UK academic supercomputer called HECToR, which was launched on 14 January.
Scientists believe they have found a technique to find the true form of dark energy, by analysing the way sound waves produced shortly after the Big Bang propagate through the universe.
The latest supercomputer simulations have revealed that the Milky Way could be populated with many more rogue black holes than had previously been expected.
A UK software provider has developed a cost-effective electronic document management system to help smaller pharmaceutical companies with the trials and tribulations of electronic regulatory procedures.
A grid computing project will help astronomers to draw more detailed results from the first comprehensive optical survey of the Milky Way.
The Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics ITWM in Kaiserslautern has a built a fast and energy-efficient supercomputer that recycles excess energy to heat the HPC centre building.
A new computing technique that uses light rather than electricity to transfer data could provide laptops with the power of today's fastest supercomputers.
A technique that controls the magnetic properties of a commonly used blue dye could vastly increase the power of computer processors.
A new initiative at Arizona State University (ASU) is studying the ways in which software tools can be improved to ease the use of high-performance computing.
The UK's computer network for research and education, Janet, will now include a new service to meet the growing needs of the UK research communities for dedicated end-to-end network capacity.
Robert Roe looks at research from the University of Alaska that is using HPC to change the way we look at the movement of ice sheets
Robert Roe talks to cooling experts to find out what innovation lies ahead for HPC users