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Carver IBM iDataPlex

NOTE:  Carver was decommissioned on September 30, 2015. Users can run their Carver workloads on Edison.  Please see Retirement Plans for more information.

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Carver, named in honor of American scientist George Washington Carver, is an IBM iDataPlex system. Each node contains two Intel Nehalem quad-core processors. The system's theoretical peak performance is 106.5 Teraflops/sec.

Mapping the March to Methodical Materials

Scientists at DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have determined the individual reactions and the energy needed at each step to form the basic unit of a popular MOF. Read More »

Mathematical Models Shed New Light on Cancer Mutations

Using mathematical modeling methods traditionally considered the property of statistical physics and artificial intelligence, researchers at Harvard Medical School have developed a way to identify important cancer mutations. Read More »

Are Earths Rare? Perhaps Not

January 13, 2014 | Tags: Astrophysics, Carver

One out of every five sun-like stars in our Milky Way galaxy has an Earth-sized planet orbiting it in the Goldilocks zone—not too hot, not too cold—where surface temperatures should be compatible with liquid water, according to a statistical analysis of data from NASA’s Kepler spacecraft. Read More »