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CPU & GPU Project of the Month November '17 => Einste

 
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:42 pm    Post subject: CPU & GPU Project of the Month November '17 => Einste Reply with quote

With a very light voter turnout (cough - ahem - cough) Einstein won both CPU and GPU ballots. Gravity waves and gamma ray pulsars are very exciting fields, please give it a shrub...

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Scientists detect gravitational waves from a new kind of nova, sparking a new era in astronomy

Some 130 million years ago, in a galaxy far away, the smoldering cores of two collapsed stars smashed into each other. The resulting explosion sent a burst of gamma rays streaming through space and rippled the very fabric of the universe. On Aug. 17 2017, those signals reached Earth — and sparked an astronomy revolution.

The distant collision created a “kilonova,” an astronomical marvel that scientists have never seen before. It was the first cosmic event in history to be witnessed via both traditional telescopes, which can observe electromagnetic radiation like gamma rays, and gravitational wave detectors, which sense the wrinkles in space-time produced by distant cataclysms. The detection, which involved thousands of researchers working at more than 70 laboratories and telescopes on every continent, heralds a new era in space research known as “multimessenger astrophysics.”

...The existence of gravitational waves was first theorized by Albert Einstein a century ago. But scientists had never sensed the waves until 2015, when a ripple produced by the merger of two distant black holes was picked up by two facilities of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) in Louisiana and Washington state. Since then, the collaboration has identified three more black hole collisions and has brought on a third gravitational wave detector near Pisa, Italy, to better pinpoint the sources of these minute distortions in space-time. Just this month, members of the LIGO team were awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for their achievement.

10/16/17
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/10/16/scientists-detect-gravitational-waves-from-a-new-kind-of-nova-sparking-a-new-era-in-astronomy/?utm_term=.26b0f6aeea94


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

2-10 Einstein / 11-22 WCG / 23-30 Einstein Wink
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here's a fairly quick survey by a doctoral student regarding Einstein.

https://einsteinathome.org/content/online-questionnaire-about-citizen-science-and-volunteer-computing
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