The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) supports Swiss scientist in all matters concerning supercomputing and scientific computing. Until October 14th 2011 new requests for compute time for large projects can be submitted. Users now also have access to supercomputers for their data analysis. The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is the High Performance Computing (HPC) […]
Lucio Mayer and his team simulated for the first time worldwide the birth of the Milky Way. The results stimulated many discussions in online forums. Lucio answers our questions. Lucio, this is the first simulation that allows reproducing the birth and evolution of a Milky Way-like galaxy. What are the main difficulties and challenges in […]
This week AMD announced the shipment of the first processors based on its new x86 “Bulldozer” architecture to CSCS and other supercomputer centers. The processors will be used to upgrade the Monte Rosa supercomputer from a Cray XT5 to a Cray XE6 in October. AMD announced on his web pages that “The first parts off the […]
Christoph Grab is professor for experimental physics at ETH Zurich and coordinates the computing infrastructure for the Swiss particle physicists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiment at CERN. In this interview Christoph tells us what scientific questions the LHC experiments want to answer. He summarizes the most important results that have been presented at […]
CSCS has been interview by Swiss Italian radio about the results of the ERIS simulation of Lucio Mayer.