PACER - Physics and Astronomy Computer for Education and Research

The Physics and Astronomy Computer for Education and Research (PACER), purchased through a generous gift received from the family of Nathan Shrewsbury Lord and Rachel Macauley Smith Lord, will allow faculty and students to engage in frontier computational research areas of Astronomy, Atmospheric Science, Condensed Matter Physics, and High Energy Physics.

Read More ...

Computing Resources

  • AMD Opteron Cluster (2.0 GHz-2.4GHz): This is a distributed memory cluster composed of 121 dual nodes (i.e. 242 CPUs) with 32 nodes having 4 GB memory/node and 88 nodes having 2 GB memory/node (i.e. a total memory of 308 GBs). Clock speeds of the Opteron cluster range from 2.0 GHz to 2.4 GHz (master node@2.4 GHz, 32 nodes@2.2 GHz, and 88 nodes@2.0 GHz). The nodes are linked via gigabit ethernet connections. A 700 GB raid array system is also available for the home directory files.
Read More ...