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Fraser
2007-Sep-17, 07:11 PM
You just know this is going to take some serious computer horsepower. Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation was recently awarded $330,000 from the National Science Foundation to simulate collisions between black holes. ...

Read the full blog entry (http://www.universetoday.com/2007/09/17/supercomputer-will-simulate-colliding-black-holes/)

DanishDynamite
2007-Sep-17, 10:40 PM
You just know this is going to take some serious computer horsepower. Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation was recently awarded $330,000 from the National Science Foundation to simulate collisions between black holes. ...

Read the full blog entry (http://www.universetoday.com/2007/09/17/supercomputer-will-simulate-colliding-black-holes/)
Cool.

Any thoughts of your own regarding its chance of success?

Teknowizard
2007-Sep-18, 04:14 AM
I don't blame you for geeking out there, I did too when you described the system (I used to own a computer shop). I loved the article and the experiment. I will have to pay attention over the next half dozen years so I can see how close I was with my artist concept of galaxies, thus black holes merging. I never have had people comment on them but many people liked my white hole artworks, though I doubt I understand half of the theory involving them, wormholes & such, it is fun to try.

I like the articles you post, keep you in my favorites at technorati so I see them when you post.

GOURDHEAD
2007-Sep-18, 12:23 PM
Is the inner "structure" of black holes sufficiently understood, even if the understanding is limited to the more likely permutations and combinations of the likely attributes, to model collisions between black holes? How will the proximity to reality be evaluated?