The molecular scientist Jürg Hutter, Professor at the University of Zurich, began developing CP2K about ten years ago in collaboration with the research group led by Michele Parrinello, Professor of Computational Science at ETH Zurich and the Università della Svizzera italiana. The CP2K program now consists of nearly a million lines of code and is […]
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 […]
CSCS has been interview by Swiss Italian radio about the results of the ERIS simulation of Lucio Mayer.
First glimpse into birth of the Milky Way For almost 20 years astrophysicists have been trying to recreate the formation of spiral galaxies such as our Milky Way realistically. Now astrophysicists from the University of Zurich present the world’s first realistic simulation of the formation of our home galaxy together with astronomers from the University […]