Articles tagged with: Astrophysics

[ May 6 2014 - 10:01 am ]

Now, more than a decade later, researchers mapping radiation signatures from the Cassiopeia A supernova with NASA’s NuSTAR high-energy x-ray telescope array have published observational evidence that supports the SASI model.

[ Nov 5 2013 - 8:35 pm ]

Researchers are using DOE’s most powerful computing systems, including the nation’s top-ranked machine, ORNL’s Titan, to simulate the evolution of the universe as it expands across billions of years.

[ Mar 26 2013 - 9:06 pm ]

Using OLCF resources, scientists have simulated matter at the core’s bounce, when the shock wave starts to develop.

[ Aug 13 2012 - 1:15 pm ]

Nuclear physics experts from around the country gathered July 23–24 in Washington, D.C., to discuss the future of computational nuclear physics.

[ Jun 15 2012 - 2:10 pm ]

A recent cover of Science magazine features a visualization from a long-standing INCITE/OLCF user team’s quest to discover the mechanism behind the explosions of core-collapse supernovas.

[ May 24 2012 - 11:50 am ]

A team of astrophysicists and computational scientists is using the power of the OLCF’s Jaguar to virtually blow up dwarf stars, revealing the secrets of the biggest thermonuclear explosions in the universe.

[ Feb 6 2012 - 10:24 am ]

Homa Karimabadi’s team, in close collaboration with William Daughton at Los Alamos National Laboratory, is currently using the OLCF’s Jaguar supercomputer to better understand the processes giving rise to space weather.

[ Feb 15 2011 - 1:45 am ]

A team led by University of Iowa astrophysicist Gregory Howes is using ORNL’s Jaguar supercomputer to explore astrophysical plasma.

[ Sep 28 2009 - 5:23 pm ]

Researchers use Jaguar to simulate ignition in type Ia supernova explosions.
Type Ia supernovas are the largest thermonuclear explosions in …