September 2018

Superstars’ secrets

Supercomputing power and algorithms are helping astrophysicists untangle giant stars’ brightness, temperature and chemical variations.

September 2017

Dramatic flares

Supercomputing aids experiments in sorting out the hidden mechanics of magnetic field reconnection, a key factor in solar storms and fusion energy reactors.

March 2017

Coding a Starkiller

The Titan supercomputer and a tool called Starkiller help Stony Brook University-led team simulate key moments in exploding stars.