Supercomputers

Supercomputer predicts impact of Newcastle takeover on Manchester United and Man City finishes

Newcastle United are expected to emerge as Premier League contenders in the coming seasons after a £ 305million seismic takeover has been approved. A consortium backed by the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund (PIF) struck a deal with former President Mike Ashley, which resulted in new owners. The green light …

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European supercomputer project receives RISC-V test chips

The EPI project has 28 partners from 10 European countries, with the aim of making the EU independent in HPC chip technologies and HPC infrastructure. 43 of the EPAC1.0 RISC-V test chips were delivered to EPI by GlobalFoundries and the first tests of their functioning were conclusive. The European Processor …

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Supercomputer prediction of Leeds United’s Premier League arrival

FiveThirtyEight has released its latest predictions on the end of the Premier League. The website uses statistical analytics to tell stories on several different topics, including sports, and more specifically the Premier League. Based on the data presented so far, Leeds United are expected to finish 14th with 44 points, …

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Getting up to date on the proton – sciencedaily

Scientists are developing a revolutionary theory to calculate what happens inside a proton traveling at the speed of light. For more than 2,000 years, scientists believed that the atom was the smallest particle possible. Then they discovered that it had a nucleus made up of protons and neutrons surrounded by …

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Former IBM Senior Vice President Robert Picciano Joins CognitiveScale as CEO

CognitiveScale Inc., a company-backed artificial intelligence startup, today announced the arrival of Robert Picciano, former senior vice president of IBM Corp., as CEO. Picciano led IBM’s Cognitive Systems business unit until his departure from the company in 2020. The Cognitive Systems unit is responsible, among other product lines, for the …

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How Climate Models Got So Accurate They Won A Nobel Prize

Climate modellers have a moment. Last month, Time magazine listed two – Friederike Otto and Geert Jan van Oldenborg of the World Weather Attribution Project – among the 100 Most Influential People of 2021. Two weeks ago, Katharine Hayhoe of Texas Tech University was a guest on the popular talk …

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From thunderstorms to lunar terrains, computer modeling research tackles real-world problemsThe Badger Herald

In an age when computers are commonplace, two professors at the University of Wisconsin are harnessing their power to run real-world scenario simulations. Professor Leigh Orf has been using computer models to better understand thunderstorms for over 30 years. He works to understand how thunderstorms behave, how they work and …

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Supercomputers reveal how X chromosomes fold and turn off

RNA particles invade an X chromosome of a mouse in a new visualization of the inactivation of the X chromosome. Credit: Los Alamos National Laboratory Using dynamic modeling driven by a supercomputer and based on experimental data, researchers can now probe the process that deactivates an X chromosome in female …

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Texas Advanced Computing Center Marks Two Decades of Powerful Discoveries

October 1, 2021 – Twenty years ago, a handful of computer experts with a first-hand Cray computing cluster began to build the Texas Advanced Computing Center, or TACC, at the University of Texas at Austin into an organization of research. which is today at the height of university intensive computing. …

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GENCI supports the development of quantum computing in France

PARIS, October 1, 2021 – The development and use of quantum technologies is a major and growing issue at national, European and international levels. In this context, GENCI (Grand National Equipment for Intensive Computing) contributes to the adoption of quantum technologies to help France achieve the objective set by the …

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