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News And Notes Two Supercomputing Corporations Merge Smithsonian Institution Receives Grant for Environmental Exhibit Silicon Graphics, Inc. and Cray Research, Inc. have entered into a merger agreement, pursuant to which NASA' s Mission to Planet Earth program awarded Silicon Graphics will acquire the outstanding shares a $500,000 grant to the Smithsonian Institution's of Cray Research. The combined organizations will National Museum of Natural History to support plan- unite Silicon Graphics's commitment to scalable, ning for the new museum exhibition hall "Forces of deployable supercomputing and 3D visualization with Change." Cray' s global leadership in large-scale super- The exhibit will feature a series of regional case computing. The two companies have a combined rev- studies demonstrating the ways in which the earth's enue rate of nearly $4 billion. environment is changing and how humans affect or Cray Research is a recognized leader for its tech- are affected by these processes. Initial case studies on nology, its people, and its strong customer base. With the Antarctic polar region, the Hawaiian Islands, the the introduction of a string of landmark systems, the Chesapeake Bay estuary, and the Great Plains grass- company has created the category of supercomputing, lands will offer museu m visitors interactive, state-of- http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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Two Supercomputing Corporations Merge Smithsonian Institution Receives Grant for Environmental Exhibit Silicon Graphics, Inc. and Cray Research, Inc. have entered into a merger agreement, pursuant to which NASA' s Mission to Planet Earth program awarded Silicon Graphics will acquire the outstanding shares a $500,000 grant to the Smithsonian Institution's of Cray Research. The combined organizations will National Museum of Natural History to support plan- unite Silicon Graphics's commitment to scalable, ning for the new museum exhibition hall "Forces of deployable supercomputing and 3D visualization with Change." Cray' s global leadership in large-scale super- The exhibit will feature a series of regional case computing. The two companies have a combined rev- studies demonstrating the ways in which the earth's enue rate of nearly $4 billion. environment is changing and how humans affect or Cray Research is a recognized leader for its tech- are affected by these processes. Initial case studies on nology, its people, and its strong customer base. With the Antarctic polar region, the Hawaiian Islands, the the introduction of a string of landmark systems, the Chesapeake Bay estuary, and the Great Plains grass- company has created the category of supercomputing, lands will offer museu m visitors interactive, state-of-

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Published: Apr 1, 1996

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