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Space Supercomputing

Simulating Galaxies With Supercomputers 120

An anonymous reader writes "Over in the UK Durham University is tasking its supercomputing cluster with nothing less than recreating how galaxies are born and evolve over the course of billions of years. Even with 800 AMD processor cores at its disposal the university is still hitting the limits of what is possible."
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Simulating Galaxies With Supercomputers

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