Bradley Keelor from the British Embassy writes that a visiting delegation from the UK has a mission to collaborate with U.S. and its abundant supercomputing resources. After coming away amazed from a tour of Blue Waters at NCSA, the team wants to get the Allies back together again.
The UK is one of the scientific powerhouses of the world, but does not have anywhere near the number of facilities that the US does. So the scientific community needs additional resources, and the US has those resources. From a broader perspective, UK-US research collaboration strengthens science: our network speaks frequently about things like the number of Nobel laureates who hail from the two countries have and the joint research the UK-US relationship produces.
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