George Lake is professor for astrophysics at the University of Zurich (UZH). At his visit to the hpc-ch booth at SC11 we interviewed him about his research activities. George told us that at UZH there are different research groups working on dark matter, large scale structure of the universe and galaxy and clusters of galaxies. […]
We continue the series of videos about the CSCS User Day 2011 with the keynote presentation of Lucio Mayer, professor at the University of Zurich about “A new understanding of galaxy formation from the latest generation of supercomputer simulations“. Lucio Mayer presented his latest research work, in which he and his team succeeded for the […]
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.