from the we're-going-to-need-more-ram dept.
astroengine writes "The scales are mind-boggling and the physics is cutting edge, so how do you go about simulating the collision of two galactic clusters? Using some of the most powerful computers in the world, researchers at Argonne National Laboratory, the Flash Center at the University of Chicago and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have done just that."
How many Unix hacks does it take to change a light bulb?
Let's see, can you use a shell script for that or does it need a C program?