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GPUs on Blue Waters solve 44-year-old black hole question

Scientists conducted the most detailed simulations of a black hole to date using a custom code and the GPUs on Blue Waters. A number of theoretical predictions regarding accretion disks have finally been validated.

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Jobs Completed
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TOTAL COMPUTING POWER DELIVERED

    Since Blue Waters went into production on March 28, 2013, it has provided 29.9 billion core - hours to scientists and engineers across the country .

LARGEST JOBS CURRENTLY RUNNING

Jobs are Aggregated by Project

Science Group Node Type Cores Core Hours
Direct Numerical Simulation of Reverse Transition in Rotating Pipe Flow (Jobs:2)
PI: Christoph Brehm, University of Kentucky
XE96000
High Resolution Models of Magnetized, Moon-Forming Giant Impacts (Jobs:8)
PI: Charles Gammie, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
XE65536
Realistic Accretion Dynamics of Black Hole Binaries Approaching Merger (Jobs:9)
PI: Manuela Campanelli, Rochester Institute of Technology
XE63296
Understanding the partitioning of surface-active material in marine aerosols (Jobs:3)
PI: Kimberly Prather, University of California, San Diego
XK24576
Quark and gluon structure of nucleons and nuclei (Jobs:4)
PI: Phiala Shanahan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
XK22528

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