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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 Started
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Jobs Queued
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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 28.9 billion core - hours to scientists and engineers across the country .

LARGEST JOBS CURRENTLY RUNNING

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Science Group Node Type Cores Core Hours
PRAC Supplement: Simulating Two-Fluid MHD Turbulence in Star Forming Molecular Clouds on the Blue Waters System (Jobs:2)
PI: Dinshaw Balsara, University of Notre Dame
XE76800
Petascale World Topography Production (Jobs:316)
PI: Paul Morin, University of Minnesota
XE393472
Realistic Accretion Dynamics of Black Hole Binaries Approaching Merger (Jobs:7)
PI: Manuela Campanelli, Rochester Institute of Technology
XE90528
Understanding the partitioning of surface-active material in marine aerosols (Jobs:1)
PI: Kimberly Prather, University of California, San Diego
XK8192
Petascale integrative approaches to protein structure prediction (Jobs:26)
PI: Ken Dill, SUNY at Stony Brook
XK12480

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