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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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Supercomputers and Airplanes Help Model Hurricane Structure and Intensity

By  •  9 years ago  •  Science

A research team led by Jon Reisner of Los Alamos National Laboratory is employing the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Jaguar supercomputer to use data from lightning detectors and even wind instruments mounted on planes flown into the eye of a hurricane to improve atmospheric models.
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