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DOE Profiles the Namesake of the Cori Supercomputer at NERSC

Though little known, Gerty Cori was a Nobel Prize winner who unlocked the biochemical processes behind the catalysis of glycogen with her scientific and life partner Carl Cori. Her contributions were recognized by NERSC, which named its Cray XC40 supercomputer Cori in her honor. More>

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  1. The blurb above describes Gerty Cori as “little known”, but then the linked article describes her as “renowned.” These are, of course, opposites. Still, it is true that neither Gerty nor Carl Cori is as well known today as the namesakes of the other NERSC supercomputers: Edison, Hopper, Franklin, Seaborg, Carver, Dirac.

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