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Reconstructing the History of Earthquakes, Mountains, and Volcanoes

A visit with Mian Liu, Professor of Geological Sciences

By Tammy Ritterskamp
Published: - Topics: San Diego Supercomputer Center geology physics database geophysics

Computer Simulation as an approximate of nature

Topics: computer simulation fundamental physics

“I always have to remind my students that computer simulation is an approximation of nature," says Liu. "The most useful part of computer simulation is to allow us to better understand the fundamental physics.”