Supercomputers

Lenovo offers upgrade to SuperMUC-NG supercomputer

Lenovo became a powerhouse in the HPC and supercomputer spaces in 2014, when it bought IBM’s System x server division for $ 2.1 billion in a deal that also allowed it to license the Big Blue’s storage and system management software. The acquisition propelled the company into a highly competitive …

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Verizon Wins $ 495 Million Contract for DoD Research Network

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Verizon Public Sector a $ 495 million contract to provide the network that connects 200 research labs and supercomputer sites, the company said. Verizon will provide the department with switches, routers, firewalls and “edge computing” capabilities for the department’s defense research …

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Tachyum CEO Unveils Prodigy FPGA Prototype at GLOBSEC 2021 Forum

First-ever universal processor chip enables a new class of energy: supercomputers and a new generation of low-carbon data centers LAS VEGAS– (BUSINESS WIRE) –Dr. Radoslav Danilak, co-founder and CEO of Tachyum™ Inc., unveiled the FPGA prototype of the company’s Prodigy Universal Processor at the 2021 GLOBSEC Forum in Slovakia, becoming …

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Computers help researchers find materials to turn solar energy into hydrogen

Newswise – UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Using solar power to inexpensively recover hydrogen from water could help replace carbon-based fuel sources and reduce the global carbon footprint. However, finding materials that could stimulate hydrogen production so that it can compete economically with carbon-based fuels has so far been an insurmountable …

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SDSC Director Michael Norman appointed to Federal Task Force for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence

SDSC Director and Emeritus Professor of Physics, Michael Norman, is a member of the NAIRR working group. Photo courtesy of SDSC Director of the San Diego Supercomputer Center and Emeritus Professor of Physics at UC San Diego, Michael Norman has been appointed to the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource (NAIRR) …

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Are you looking for aliens? We should focus on supercomputers first, says scientist

Scientists have yet to discover life on other planets, although a researcher from the University of Oxford says that if we are to locate aliens, we must look for theoretical structures the size of a star. called Dyson spheres. “What Freeman Dyson did in his article on the Dyson sphere …

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Here are some events happening in the Mahoning Valley

Looking for something to do this week? Check out these events. Here are some of the events taking place in the Mahoning Valley this week. For more events, see our calendar of events. YOUNGSTOWN – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society will debut “Baseball in the Mahoning Valley” in this month’s …

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Sterile neutrinos, an intriguing possibility in the quest to understand dark matter

“Sterile neutrinos” are theoretically predicted new particles that offer an intriguing possibility in the quest for understanding the dark matter of our universe. Unlike the “active” neutrinos known in the Standard Model (MS) of particle physics, these sterile neutrinos do not interact with normal matter as they move through space, …

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RISC-V evolves to address supercomputers and AI

The open source architecture of the RISC-V instruction set is gaining more and more attention following Intel’s $ 2 billion bid for SiFive, the industry’s leading RISC-V design house. Unfortunately, RISC-V has long been relegated to smaller chips and microcontrollers, which limits its appeal. However, that is expected to change …

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Did the Covid come from a Wuhan laboratory? Either way, the mystique of the technology must be questioned

Perhaps the greatest one-page science fiction ever written is Fredric Brown’s “Answer”. It takes place in the future where humanity has tamed nature, conquered galaxies, and connects a giant supercomputer that will hold all knowledge in databases across galaxies, linked by a sort of interplanetary internet. When he’s finally plugged …

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