Gateways to Discovery: Cyberinfrastructure for the Long Tail of Science. 

The Comet project is funded under NSF grant number ACI 1341698.

Comet is SDSC’s newest HPC resource, a petascale supercomputer designed to transform advanced scientific computing by expanding access and capacity among traditional as well as non-traditional research domains. The result of a National Science Foundation award currently valued at $21.6 million including hardware and operating funds, Comet is capable of an overall peak performance of two petaflops, or two quadrillion operations per second.

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