Nuclear and Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology, T-2

Supercomputing Stars

Casey Meakin
Univ. Arizona

Formulating a predictive model of stellar evolution requires a robust model of high Reynolds number turbulence, due to a variety of instabilities, under a broad range of conditions. This project is tantamount to extending the classical theories of hydrodynamic turbulence beyond the isotropic, homogeneous, incomprDessible case to situations in which anisotropy, stratiification, and compressibility are essential elements. I will discuss some of the recent progress that has been made in this direction and highlight the role that has been played by large scale hydrodynamic simulation.

Contact Us | Careers | Bradbury Science Museum | Emergencies | Inside LANL | Maps | Site Feedback | SSL Portal | Training

Operated by Los Alamos National Security, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy's NNSA © Copyright 2014 LANS, LLC All rights reserved | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy