Tagged: Alya Red
If you’re anything like me, your conception of the human heart comes from text book line drawings and plastic models in doctors’ offices.
To create a more useful, virtual model, the Barcelona Supercomputing Center used 10,000 parallel processors. The beating heart turns out to be a phenomenally complex electromechanical apparatus—wondrous, and almost spooky, to behold.
The center recently released a video simulation, although based on a rabbit’s heart rather than a human’s.