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Researchers Use Blue Waters to Simulate and Understand the Properties of Supernovae


April 25, 2012

magnitude of vorticity Chris Malone and Andy Nonaka explain how their University of California, Santa Cruz/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory team is using the Blue Waters Early Science System to study how carbon and oxygen burn to iron during the initial stages of thermonuclear runaway as a white dwarf goes supernova. Full Story

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