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RIT Scientists Use Supercomputers to 'See' Black Holes

October 19, 2009

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Scientists at Rochester Institute of Technology have won time on one of the fastest computers in the world in their quest to "shine light" on black holes and test unexplored aspects of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity. The team is also collaborating with scientists at other institutions to create an open toolkit and cyberinfrastructure to model black holes, neutron stars and accretion disks. Full Story

Rochester Institute of Technology

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