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Astrophysics on the GRAPE Family of Special-Purpose Computers

Science  22 Jan 1999:
Vol. 283, Issue 5401, pp. 501-505
DOI: 10.1126/science.283.5401.501

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Abstract

The GRAPE-4, the world's fastest computer in 1995–1997, has produced some major scientific results through a wide diversity of large-scale simulations in astrophysics. Applications have included planetary formation, the evolution of star clusters and galactic nuclei, and the formation of galaxies and clusters of galaxies.

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