In the News

Nov 16, 2012

SHARP could slash nuclear reactor design costs


Phys.Org

Back in the earliest days of nuclear energy, Argonne physicists and engineers used slide rules and their own basic knowledge of reactions and physics to design nuclear power plants. Then, beginning in the early 1960s, they enlisted computers to develop designs with data from experiments and...

Nov 13, 2012

Cray bumps IBM from Top500 supercomputer top spot


COMPUTERWORLD

IDG News Service - The U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge National Laboratory's newly installed Titan system, a Cray XK7, has been anointed as the world's fastest supercomputer in the newly released 40th edition of the...

Nov 12, 2012

Cray's Titan Supercomputer Displaces IBM's Sequoia as World's Fastest


eWeek

Cray's massive Titan system is now the world's fastest supercomputer, knocking off IBM's Sequoia after only six months in the top position.

The Top500 list of the fastest supercomputers was released Nov. 12 at the SC12 supercomputing show...

Nov 12, 2012

HPC 2012: HPC Facilities, Dedicated to Discovery


Scientific Computing World

A behind-the-scenes look at the systems supporting scientific research.

Nov 12, 2012

Oak Ridge's Titan Named World's Fastest Supercomputer


PCMAG.COM

The U.S. once again has the world's top supercomputer.

The Titan, a Cray XK7 system installed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee, has been named the fastest supercomputer in the...

Nov 12, 2012

'World's fastest supercomputer' crowned in US


FutureTech

In the clash of the world's supercomputing titans, a new U.S. supercomputer named "Titan" is king.

The $100 million Titan seized the No. 1 supercomputer ranking on the Top500 List with a performance record of 17.59...

Nov 12, 2012

The 5 Fastest Supercomputers


CNNMoney

(Article excerpt. For full article, go here.)

After years of trailing the Chinese and Japanese, the United States now has three of the four fastest supercomputers in...

Nov 12, 2012

'World's Fastest Supercomputer' Crowned in US


LiveScience

In the clash of the world's supercomputing titans, a new U.S. supercomputer named "Titan" is king.

The $100-million Titan seized the No. 1 supercomputer ranking on the Top500 List with a performance record of 17.59 petaflops per second (...

Nov 12, 2012

Top 10 Supercomputers, Illustrated (November 2012)


Data Center Knowledge

The twice-a-year list of the Top 500 supercomputers documents the most powerful systems on the planet. Many of these supercomputers are striking not just for their processing power, but for their design and appearance as well. Here’s a look at the top finishers in...

Nov 8, 2012

Inside The Largest Simulation Of The Universe Ever Created


popsci.com

Imagine being asked to solve a complex algebra problem that is roughly 95 percent variables and only five percent known values. This is a rough analogy perhaps, but it paints a fairly accurate picture of the task faced by modern cosmologists. The prevailing line of thinking says that the...

Pages