Antarctic Observatory Data, Ray Tracing Advance Astrophysics Research

Originally published at: Antarctic Observatory Data, Ray Tracing Advance Astrophysics Research | NVIDIA Technical Blog

Scientists from the Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center are using ray tracing on NVIDIA GPUs to accelerate simulations of subatomic particles by hundreds of times.  Using NVIDIA RTX GPUs in a subsystem of the Texas Advanced Computing Center’s Frontera supercomputer, the researchers can calculate the path of light as it travels through a one cubic…