National Center for Supercomputing Applications Clippings File, 1978-2000 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 7/5/10
Volume: 5.5 cubic feet
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Description: National Center for Supercomputing Applications Clippings File includes newspaper and magazine articles related to the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, the University of Illinois, and Larry Smarr concerning supercomputers, supercomputer centers, grants, budgets, the National Science Foundation, the "Star Wars" boycott, the Strategic Defense Initiative, the Beckman Institute, the Soviet Union, access to technology, the Challenger explosion, Cray Research, Inc., and partnerships with technology companies, including IBM, Apple Computers, AT&T, Kodak, Dow, and Apollo Computer, Inc. NCSA Clippings File also includes a reference file of articles relating to supercomputing, physics, astronomy, environmental science, medical research, business economics, and the technology industry. Major figures mentioned in articles include Marc Andreessen, Steve S. Chen, Jim Clark, Thomas E. Everhart, Stanley O. Ikenberry, David J. Kuck, Larry Smarr, and Casper Weinberger.