Our Facility

The NWSC is a world class center for high performance scientific computing in the atmospheric and related sciences. Consistent with its mission, the facility is a leader in energy efficiency, incorporating the newest and most efficient designs and technologies available. The center provides new space to enable the advancement of scientific knowledge, education, and service through high-performance computing.

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The Visitor Center at the NWSC is a great experience and we encourage you to visit. To schedule a visit or to learn more about what you'll experience at the facility, please follow the links below.

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Inside the NWSC

Q: Yellowstone, the NWSC’s first supercomputer, performs one and a half quadrillion calculations per second. How long would it take you to count to that number?

A: If you counted one number per second, it would take you well over 47 million years.