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Galactic Winds Demystified
1 year ago

Galactic Winds Demystified

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Using the Titan supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a team of astrophysicists created a set of galactic wind simulations of the highest resolution ever …
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Delving into the Dark Sky
4 years ago

Delving into the Dark Sky

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

When Mike Warren was a graduate student 20 years ago, computational astrophysicists were conducting simulations of the universe’s structure with a million particles representing large masses of matter like galaxy …
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Illuminating the Universe’s Ignition
5 years ago

Illuminating the Universe’s Ignition

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

A multi-institution team has been using Titan to create the largest fully-coupled simulation of the universe’s Epoch of Reionization.
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Mastering Magnetic Reconnection
5 years ago

Mastering Magnetic Reconnection

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

For 5 years a team led by William Daughton of Los Alamos National Laboratory has been simulating magnetic reconnection in space using the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer and its predecessor, the Cray XT5 Jaguar supercomputer. The team’s simulations support the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission.
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Spiraling Back in Time
6 years ago

Spiraling Back in Time

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

A team of researchers from the Netherlands and Japan, including Simon Portegies Zwart, are using supercomputers to simulate the Milky Way galaxy’s evolution.
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Code for Largest Cosmological Simulations Ever on GPUs Is Gordon Bell Finalist
7 years ago

Code for Largest Cosmological Simulations Ever on GPUs Is Gordon Bell Finalist

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

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.
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