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Columbia (Supercomputer)

Jesse Russell

High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Named in honor of the crew who died in the Columbia disaster, Columbia is a supercomputer built by Silicon Graphics for NASA. Its main purpose was to simulate the violent collision and merger of spiral galaxies that lead to the formation of elliptical galaxies. It is connected to the NASA Research and Engineering Network and was installed at the NASA Advanced Supercomputing facility in 2004.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Book on Demand Ltd.
  • Publish Date: Jan 17th, 2013
  • Pages: 156
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.27in - 5.83in - 0.33in - 0.43lb
  • EAN: 9785511855219