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This Supercomputer Can Calculate in 1 Second What Would Take You 6 Billion Years

The supercomputer is an IBM AC922 system that’s made up of 4,608 computer servers — each comprising processors (the brains of the computer). But what’s actually going on inside these processors is what makes the difference. “Summit’s computer architecture is quite different from what we have had before,” Daniel Jacobson, a computational biologist at ORNL, who is […]

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Student develops gaming technology for scientific research

A PhD student at The University of Manchester has developed a new method and software for using computer game technology for complex scientific and engineering simulations. Powerful graphics cards, also known as graphic processing units (GPUs), are usually used to create ultrafast gameplay and realistic visuals for games consoles, personal computers, and laptops. But recently, […]

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