SKA Astronomy Project Gets Boost with Hybrid Memory Cube

June 14, 2017

An ambitious astronomy effort designed to peer back to the origins of the universe and map the formation of galaxies is underpinned by an emerging memory technology that seeks to move computing resources closer to huge astronomy data sets. Read more…

By George Leopold

MeerKAT Telescope Reveals New Details of Universe

July 20, 2016

This week, the world saw the first images captured by the MeerKat array, which made its debut as one of the most powerful telescopes of its kind. Using 16 out o Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

COSMOS Team Achieves 100x Speedup on Cosmology Code

August 24, 2015

One of the most popular sessions at the Intel Developer Forum last week in San Francisco, and certainly one of the most exciting from an HPC perspective, broug Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Astronomical Supercomputer Crosses Petascale Divide

December 2, 2014

One of the biggest benefits of the inexorable push toward exascale computing is a coming age of more affordable petascale systems. This trend can already be se Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Supercomputers Help Capture Rare Black Hole Events

April 16, 2014

When an orbiting star gets too close to a galaxy's central supermassive black hole, it eventually gets torn apart by the immense gravitational forces, a phenome Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Heavy Metal Shapes Early Cosmos

February 7, 2014

Astronomers at the University of Texas have made a series of remarkable discoveries using some of the most powerful supercomputers in existence. Massive numerical ... Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Supercomputing Fundamental to SKA Project

December 12, 2013

First proposed in 1991, the Square-Kilometer Array (SKA) project seeks to build and operate the largest radio telescope in the world to peer into the deepest re Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

A One-of-a-Kind Supercomputer to Map the Cosmos

January 9, 2013

A new petascale supercomputer built to study the universe is one of the fastest calculating machines in the world, and certainly the fastest of its kind. The supercomputer is part of ALMA, a new radio telescope that is claimed to be "largest ground-based astronomical project in existence." Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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