Artificial intelligence to reveal climate-change tipping points

Researchers are developing artificial intelligence that could assess climate change tipping points. The deep learning algorithm could act as an early warning system against runaway climate change.

Digital Earth twin predicts future

Scientists begin building highly accurate digital twin of our planet to map climate development and extreme events as accurately as possible in space and time. This would enable to tests different scenarios.

Japan supercomputer is world's fastest

Fugaku was jointly developed by Riken and the firm Fujitsu and has a speed of roughly 415.53 petaflops—2.8 times faster than the second-ranked US Summit supercomputer's 148.6 petaflops.

A World-Class Supercomputer Exclusively for OpenAI

Last year, Microsoft announced a billion-dollar investment in OpenAI. This year the company said they’d completed a supercomputer exclusively for OpenAI’s machine learning research.

World's Fastest Supercomputer Joins The Battle Against COVID-19

U.S biophysicists have used the IBM-built supercomputer SUMMIT to sift through thousands of molecules and find potential compounds that could be used as a new drug against the coronavirus responsible for the current COVID-19 pandemic. 

A Supercomputer has been Designed to run the World's Largest Telescope

When complete, the Square Kilometer Array (SKA) will be the largest radio telescope array in the entire world. To sort through all its data, the “brain” for this massive array will consist of two supercomputers.

First exascale supercomputer to be built in the US

The supercomputer will be called Aurora and Intel is aiming to deliver it by 2021. Aurora will apply AI and high-performance computing to "areas such as cancer research and climate modeling.

The Supercomputer, Modeled After the Human Brain, Is Up and Running

After a decade of development, a million-core version of the machine that will eventually be able to simulate up to a billion neurons, The SpiNNaker supercomputer, was switched on earlier this month.

Russia Boasts Compact Deploy-Anywhere Supercomputer

The compute module is said to provide record capacity for the space industry as well as the defense and industrial complex, using 40 percent less electricity than comparable solutions.

A New Supercomputer Is the World's Fastest Brain-Mimicking Machine

Since 2016, SpiNNaker has been simulating neuron activity using 500,000 core processors, but the upgraded machine has twice that capacity. Now it has the capacity to perform 200 quadrillion actions simultaneously.

Hidden Secrets of Pulsars Revealed by Computer Simulations

A new computer model is revealing the unseen and often bizarre behaviors of particles streaming around rapidly spinning neutron stars, also known as pulsars.

Scientists Create Quantum Life on Five-Qubit IBM Computer

Spanish researchers claim they have successfully mimicked Darwinian evolution using a quantum computer.

Future Supercomputer Will Help Us Tackle Nuclear Fusion

“Accelerated Deep Learning Discovery in Fusion Energy Science” is one projects for the Aurora supercomputer which will be operational by 2021 and will perform 1 billion billion calculations per second.

Computers for Mimicking Human Brain

A computer built to mimic the brain's neural networks produces similar results to that of the best brain-simulation supercomputer software currently used for neural-signaling research.

The world’s most powerful supercomputer

US engineers have just unveiled Summit, a supercomputer which is capable, at peak performance, of 200 petaflops—200 million billion calculations a second.