Use case: Cartesius and the white dwarves

How is it that the surface of a white dwarf (star) contains so many heavy metals? To answer that question, Professor of Computational Astrophysics Prof. Dr. Simon Portegies Zwart and his PhD students had to simulate the entire solar system. The project is both an astrophysical and computational challenge.

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