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2010-11-16 14:35:00

The Department of Energy's National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) announced on Tuesday that it is now home to the fifth most powerful supercomputer in the world.

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2010-11-15 11:30:00

China overtook the United States recently to become the world leader of supercomputing on Sunday after Top500 survey ranked the country’s Tianhe supercomputer the fastest machine on the planet.

2010-11-10 14:35:57

The road to exascale computing is a long one, but the Georgia Institute of Technology, a new leader in high-performance computing research and education, continues to win new awards and attract new talent to drive technology innovation.

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2010-10-28 13:00:00

China's Tianhe-1A has taken over first place for the world's fastest supercomputer.

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2010-06-01 06:05:00

China is ramping up its efforts to become the world's supercomputing superpower.

2009-11-20 14:08:28

At the 2009 Supercomputing Conference in Portland, Oregon (USA), the high-performance computer QPACE (QCD Parallel Computing on the Cell) was recognized today as the most energy-efficient supercomputer in the world.

2009-11-19 16:12:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) supercomputers are the most energy efficient in the world, according to the latest Supercomputing 'Green500 List' announced today by Green500.org.

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2009-11-16 09:15:00

East Tennessee is now home to two of the world's three fastest computers, according to new rankings released today.

2009-10-26 14:29:28

World’s fastest supercomputer used to create first-of-a-kind computer codes and simulations of the biggest of the big and smallest of the small.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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