News tagged with model simulations

Complex gas motion in the center of the Milky Way

How does the gas in the centre of the Milky Way behave? Researchers from Heidelberg University, in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Oxford, recently investigated the motion of gas clouds in a comprehensive ...

dateJul 14, 2017 in Astronomy
shares14 comments 0

Going to extremes to predict natural disasters

Predicting natural disasters remains one of the most challenging problems in simulation science because not only are they rare but also because only few of the millions of entries in datasets relate to extreme events. A systematic ...

dateJul 10, 2017 in Mathematics
shares5 comments 0

Australia's dry June is a sign of what's to come

This June was the seventh-warmest and second-driest on record for Australia. Parts of the southwest and southeast saw record dry conditions as frontal systems passed further south than normal and high pressure exerted its ...

dateJul 06, 2017 in Environment
shares20 comments 0

Study on impact of climate change on snowpack

An international team of scientists, including one from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, has found that up to 20 percent loss in the annual maximum amount of water contained in the Western United States' mountain snowpack ...

dateApr 18, 2017 in Environment
shares42 comments 0