The Grand Challenge Equations: San Diego Supercomputer Center

I've "borrowed" this mouse mat from the San Diego Superduper Computer Center


It describes

Newton's equations

1. Schrödinger equation

2. Navier-Stokes Equation

3. Poisson equation

4. Heat equation

5. Helmholtz equation

6. Discrete Fourier Transform

7. Maxwell's equations

8. Partition function

9. Population dynamics

10. Laws of thermodynamics

11. Radiosity

12. Rational B-Spline



  • static416 7y

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  • Duncan Hull 7y

    No worries, glad you like the picture
  • lucile.sourdes 5y


    I am a webmaster for a French news website called Rue89 ( I'm about to use this picture (with link and credit) to illustrate a story on my site, observing the Creative Commons conditions mentioned in this page.

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