GPU-Accelerated Model Reveals Details of Nuclear Fission

Scientists from University of Washington, Warsaw University of Technology in Poland, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Los Alamos National Laboratory, have developed a model that provides a detailed look at what happens during the last stages of the fission process … Read more

Share Your Science: Accelerating Digital Rock Physics with GPUs

James McClure, a Computational Scientist with Advanced Research Computing at Virginia Tech describes how they are using the NVIDIA Tesla GPU-accelerated Titan Supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Their project involves mathematical models combined with 3D visualization to provide insight on how fluids move below the surface of the earth. This can ultimately be used … Read more

GPU-Accelerated Supercomputer Targets Tumors

A team of researchers from the  Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) research lab in Germany are using the Titan Supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to advance laser-driven radiation treatment of cancerous tumors … Read more

Exploring Explosive Star Scenarios with 3D Simulations

Stony Brook University researchers are exploring the physics of Type Ia supernovas using the Tesla-accelerated Titan Supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. It’s been estimated that Type Ia supernovas can be used to calculate distances to within 10 percent accuracy, good enough to … Read more