Modeling solar and planetary magnetic fields is a big job that requires a big code.
Supercomputing power and algorithms are helping astrophysicists untangle giant stars’ brightness, temperature and chemical variations.
UC Santa Cruz and Princeton University team simulates galactic winds on the DOE’s Titan supercomputer.
Los Alamos researchers develop code to distribute computation more efficiently and across increasing numbers of supercomputer processors.
The cosmological search in the dark is no walk in the park. With help from Berkeley Lab’s NERSC, Fermilab aims open-source software at data from high-energy physics.
Supercomputing aids experiments in sorting out the hidden mechanics of magnetic field reconnection, a key factor in solar storms and fusion energy reactors.
The Titan supercomputer and a tool called Starkiller help Stony Brook University-led team simulate key moments in exploding stars.
Early-universe models evolve to handle observations to come.
Trillion-particle simulations take on the biggest big-data problems that exist.
Observations support a supernova shock phenomenon discovered through computer modeling.