In March 2003, William Stein of the Harvard Mathematics Department received a generous grant from Sun Microsystems for a 64-bit Sun Fire V480 Server with 22GB RAM memory.

View the Neron Computation Log

More pictures of Neron Sun's page about the Fire V480

The computer Neron is named after the mathematician Andre Neron, who wrote the paper Models minimaux des varieties abeliennes sur les corps locaux et globaux (14MB scanned pdf).


  1. Some remarks about how Neron differs from a typical PC in regard to swap space