Study of Buoyancy-Driven Turbulent Nuclear Burning and Validation of Type Ia Supernova Models

PI Name: 
Don Lamb
PI Email: 
lamb@oddjob.uchicago.edu
Institution: 
ASC/Alliance Flash Center, University of Chicago
Allocation Program: 
INCITE
Allocation Hours at ALCF: 
80,000,000
Year: 
2011
Research Domain: 
Physics

We will study important aspects of Type Ia supernovae which are among the brightest and most powerful explosions in the universe. They create many of the elements from which we are made and are important for measuring distances in the universe.