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University Of California Santa Cruz Acquires Powerful New Astrophysics Supercomputer System
2013-08-01 09:46:35

A new supercomputer recently installed at UC Santa Cruz provides an order of magnitude improvement in the ability of researchers to address fundamental questions in cosmology and astrophysics.

2012-02-15 08:00:00

The Chopra Foundation is pleased to announce the schedule of events planned for the opening day of the three-day Sages and Scientists Symposium in Carlsbad, California March 3-5. (PRWEB)

Scientists Release Most Accurate Simulation Of The Universe
2011-09-30 04:35:17

'Bolshoi' supercomputer simulation provides new benchmark for cosmological studies.

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2005-09-28 16:00:00

According to the prevailing "cold dark matter" theory of the evolution of the universe, every galaxy is surrounded by a halo of dark matter that can only be detected indirectly by observing its gravitational effects.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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