PGI compilers and tools are used by scientists and engineers who develop applications for high-performance computing (HPC) systems. PGI compilers deliver world-class multicore CPU performance, an easy on-ramp to GPU computing with OpenACC directives, and performance portability across all major HPC platforms.
"Solar storms consist of massive explosions on the Sun that can release the energy of over 2 billion megatons of TNT in the form of solar flares and Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs). CMEs eject billions of tons of magnetized plasma into space, and while most of them miss Earth entirely, there have been some in the past that would have inflicted great damage on our modern technological society had they hit us. In order to predict the consequences of such potentially disastrous impacts, we require greater understanding of CME initiation and propagation dynamics.