Convergence NSF Analogy

Original art: Image: Cover image for the Access cover Vol. 14, No. 3 Fall 2001

Caption: Supersonic turbulence in the outer envelope of a red giant star. Using NCSA's 64-processor prototype Itanium cluster, this 1-billion-cell turbulent flow simulation was created by Paul Woodward and his colleagues at the University of Minnesota’s Laboratory for Computational Science and Engineering.

More on this Image: The six NSF priorities swirl within the image as a metaphor for oceanic convergences within NSF.

Source: Univ. of Minn. Lab of Computational Science and Engineering
Access magazine/NCSA (National Center for Supercomputing Applications)

Website: http://access.ncsa.uiuc.edu

NSF Funded: yes

Distorted with a liquify filter by Sara Raimo, NSF

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