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Texas-Sized Computer Finds Most Massive Black Hole in Galaxy M87; Indicates Accepted Masses for Black Holes in Nearby Galaxies Too Low

Texas-Sized Computer Finds Most Massive Black Hole in Galaxy M87; Indicates Accepted Masses for Black Holes in Nearby Galaxies Too Low

                    The Lonestar supercomputer is a resource of the University's Texas Advanced Computing Center. Credit: TACC/UT-Austin Astronomers Karl Gebhardt of The University of Texas at Austin and Jens Thomas of the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics have used new computer modeling techniques to discover that the black hole at the heart of M87, one the largest…   » Continue Reading

TACC Introduces New System for Data-Intensive Computing and Storage

"Corral," a system for data-intensive computing and storage, is the newest resource to be deployed by the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin.