Tag: telescope

Hopper Lights Up the Cosmos

Mar 25, 2013 |

Hooper, the Opteron-powered Cray system at NERSC has been tasked with helping scientists on the Planck space telescope project filter ancient light against sensor signals to help astronomers understand the….

A Dark Matter for Astrophysics Research

May 31, 2011 |

Projects like the Sloan Digital Sky Survey have provided a wealth of cosmological data for scientists to explore in detail. However, making use of those terabytes — and generating far more data in the process of simulating and analyzing new concepts — is highlighting the bottlenecks for scientific computing at massive scale.