If (top != self) { window.location = 'about:blank'; }
NASA Logo, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
\
High-End Computing Program

+ Home > News & Publications > Feature Stories

FEATURE STORIES

Animated GIF of simulation that shows how dust and gas in a circumstellar disk could form patterns without planets.
01.11.18 – No Planets Needed: NASA Study Shows Disk Patterns Can Self-Generate
A new NASA study shows rings, arcs and spirals in disks around stars may not be caused by planets. They may self-generate, per simulations run on the Discover supercomputing cluster at the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS).
Visualization of the Milky Way galaxy center
01.11.18 – Galactic Center: Scientists Take Viewers to the Center of the Milky Way
Astrophysicists have created an immersive 360-degree visualization of the center of the Milky Way galaxy using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. Hydrodynamic simulations and visualization computations were run on the NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) facility's Pleiades supercomputer.
Visualization of the flow of NASA's modified design of a complete DJI Panthom 3 quadcopter configuration in hover
01.10.18 - A Hybrid Quadcopter for Longer Flights, Quieter Skies
High-fidelity simulations run on NASA's Pleiades supercomputer are helping aeronautics engineers discover ways to make multi-rotor drones fly longer and quieter.

ARCHIVES

Visit Past Years' Feature Stories

USA.gov NASA Logo - nasa.gov