|New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge|
Challenge Team Abstract
The purpose of this project is to develop a piece of equipment that will harness lightning when it strikes, and direct it's current to a generator for distribution. We are going to call our program "Generation X", and attempt to to simulate lightning directed to various metal plates. These metal plates will be connected to a generator, and that in turn will be connected to a sensor that will indicate if it recieved an electrical charge. We are going to use a scaled-down model of the recieveing plate, the generator, and the sensor for experimentation. WE intend to use dupercomputers to calculate the number of houses that can recieve a certatin amount of energy judging by the magnitude of the strike. We will devise a magnitude chart to base the formula on. In the end we hope to be able to find a way to switch power back on that has been cut off due to lightning strikes in the first place, by using the power of the second strike.
For questions about the Supercomputing Challenge, a 501(c)3 organization, contact us at: consult1516 @ supercomputingchallenge.org
New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge, Inc.
80 Cascabel Street
Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544