Tag: Supercomputing

UMass Dartmouth’s CSCVR contributes GPU servers to enhance UMass-wide computational facility

Filed in Featured, General, Innovation by and on April 13, 2017
UMass Dartmouth’s CSCVR contributes GPU servers to enhance UMass-wide computational facility

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Center for Scientific Computing & Visualization Research (CSCVR) has contributed 120 GPU servers to the UMass shared computational cluster installed at the MGHPCC.  The UMass shared cluster at the MGHPCC is a large (~15,000) processor-core supercomputer system that serves the entire UMass system’s computational scientists. From astrophysicists at the Amherst […]

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Supercomputing Offers Peek Inside a Rotating Black Hole

Filed in Featured, General, Innovation by on February 18, 2016
Supercomputing Offers Peek Inside a Rotating Black Hole

Researchers at UMass Dartmouth, Georgia Gwinnett College, and University of Maryland develop first-ever computer simulation of the interior of a rotating black hole Black holes have captured much attention not just in science but also in popular media. The 2014 movie Interstellar portrays a fast-rotating supermassive black hole, into which the protagonist falls in order to probe […]

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