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Magnetic Fields Help Shape the Formation of New Planets

In all of scientific modeling, the models attempting to replicate planetary and solar system formation are some of the most…

7 months ago

This is a Simulation of the Interstellar Medium Flowing Like Smoke Throughout the Milky Way

How do stars form? We know they form from massive structures called molecular clouds, which themselves form from the Interstellar…

8 months ago

An Extreme Simulation of the Universe’s First Stars

An international team of astronomers has conducted an extreme simulation that modeled what the formation of the first stars looked…

11 months ago

Supercomputer Simulation Shows a Supernova 300 Days After it Explodes

The answers to many questions in astronomy are hidden behind the veil of deep time. One of those questions is…

1 year ago

A Stellar Stream of Stars, Stolen from Another Galaxy

Modern professional astronomers aren't much like astronomers of old. They don't spend every suitable evening with their eyes glued to…

1 year ago

Supermassive Black Holes Grew by Consuming Gas and Entire Stars

Where do they come from, those beguiling singularities that flummox astrophysicists—and the rest of us. Sure, we understand the processes…

1 year ago

A Supercomputer has been Designed to run the World’s Largest Radio Telescope

The Science Data Processor consortium for the Square Kilometer Array (SKA) just completed the design work on the supercomputer that…

2 years ago

Researchers Create the Most Detailed Simulation of the Universe Ever Made

The team behind Illustris have now released the first results of their IllustrisTNG simulation, the most accurate simulation of the…

4 years ago

Meet Hopper: A Key Player in the Planck Discovery Story

Behind every modern tale of cosmological discovery is the supercomputer that made it possible. Such was the case with the…

9 years ago