Alumni Project

Shedding New Light on Exploding Stars

The project will use modeling of integrated complex systems to search for the explosion mechanism of core-collapse supernovae – one of the most important and challenging problems in nuclear astrophysics. The project involves a very broad multi-displicinary team of scientists, computer scientists and mathematicians and has laid out a careful 5-year plan.

These calculations, when carried out on terascale machines, will provide important theoretical insights and support for the large experimental efforts in high energy and nuclear physics.



Institutions Involved

Principal Investigator

Tony Mezzacappa
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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