10/14/14 - Supernova Summer School on the Road to Exascale
ORNL’s Bronson Messer assists local and international astrocomputing students
On October 14, Oak Ridge National Lab highlighted UC-HiPACC's 2014 advanced International Summer School on AstroComputing (ISSAC) in the story "Supernova Summer School on the Road to Exascale"
06/30/14 - Hubble Zeros in on Cosmmic Dawn
The spiral arms of M51 are ablaze with the brilliant blue light of newborn hot stars.
In the June, 2014, Sky & Telescope, Sandra M. Faber, Henry C. Ferguson, David C. Koo, Joel R. Primack, and Trudy E. Bell explain how Hubble’s single largest observing program is detecting the earliest galaxies, finding the most distant supernovae, and revealing the fireworks-like peak of star formation at cosmic high noon.
05/23/14 - The Universe as a 3D Movie
The Universe as a 3D Movie
A Spanish-language article "The Universe as a 3D Movie" profiles the work of HiPACC director Joel Primack and his philosopher wife Nancy Ellen Abrams, who has co-authored two books with him. It was published in the May 2013 issue of Muy Interesant (Madrid), the largest-circulation Spanish-language magazine.
02/16/13 - Computational Astronomy Boot Camp
Computational Astronomy Boot Camp by Trudy E. Bell
“Computational Astronomy Boot Camp” — a feature in the Winter 2012-2013 issue of Science Writers, the quarterly magazine of the National Association of Science Writers, by Trudy E. Bell.
10/01/12 - The Cosmological Supercomputer How the Bolshoi simulation evolves the universe all over again - An expert feature in the October 2012 issue of IEEE Spectrum
Sources: Simulation, Anatoly Klypin and Joel R. Primack; Visualization, Stefan Gottlöber/Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam
“The Cosmological Supercomputer: How the Bolshoi simulation evolves the universe all over again” — an expert Feature in the October 2012 issue of IEEE Spectrum
07/01/12 - Universe on Fast Forward: Supercomputer modeling is transforming cosmology from an observational science into an experimental science
S&T Cover photo
Abstract:“Universe on Fast Forward: Supercomputer modeling is transforming cosmology from an observational science into an experimental science” – an expert cover feature in the July 2012 issue of Sky & Telescope
12/16/11 - A feature article about the Bolshoi simulation in the January-February 2012 issue of American Scientist
Illustration created by Stefan Gottlöber of the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics in Potsdam, Germany
Abstract:"A Box of Universe: Watch the cosmos evolve in a cube one billion light-years wide" about the Bolshoi simulation; by Brian Hayes, American Scientist (January-February 2012)...
09/15/11 - Milky Way Impact in Nature Magazine
Published in September 15, 2011 issue of Nature Magazine
Abstract:A dwarf galaxy that collided twice with our own Milky Way galaxy may have triggered formation of the Milky Way's spiral arms; by Chris Purcell et al., Nature (September 15, 2011)...