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Japan's coronavirus supercomputer named fastest in world

June 23, 2020 2:36 pm

The Fugaku supercomputer topped the world rankings at once for the first time in history. It has been put to work creating models to fight the coronavirus pandemic, but its designers now have bigger plans for it.

In four years of a national mission, total supercomputers built: three

March 12, 2020 12:46 pm

The MeitY and DST handle the National Supercomputer Mission, and the mission’s nodal agencies are the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru.

Three indigenous supercomputers to be ready by March 2019

November 28, 2018 10:29 am

The three machines, to be fully designed, manufactured and assembled in India, are worth Rs 68 crore. They will be installed at IIT (Banaras Hindu University), Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research (IISER), Pune and IIT, Kharagpur.

World's largest brain-like supercomputer switched on for first time

November 11, 2018 7:42 pm

The SpiNNaker machine, designed and built in The University of Manchester in the UK, can model more biological neurons in real time than any other machine on the planet.

Decoding country’s fastest supercomputer yet — Pratyush

July 01, 2018 3:10 pm

Pratyush, along with Mihir (deployed at NCMRWF), was collectively built at a cost of Rs 440 crore by Cray XC40 with Intel’s Broadwell processor.

India's fastest supercomputer 'Pratyush' established at Pune's IITM

January 09, 2018 3:54 pm

A supercomputer, titled 'Pratyush', has been installed at Pune's Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, to help predict weather patterns more accurately.

Speak easy: There are no spoons

November 12, 2017 12:05 am

A paper on quantum complexity pulls the plug on seductive theories about supercomputers simulating parallel universes.

NEC's supercomputer SX-ACE to help with climate change research

December 03, 2015 4:22 pm

The supercomputer is specifically designed for scientific computing that requires super-high-speed parallel processing

13th fastest supercomputer in India inaugurated at PRL

June 26, 2015 3:07 pm

Dilip Angom, who led the team in building this supercomputer at PRL said, "Christened as VIKRAM-100, this supercomputer is the 13th fastest supercomputer in India and is more powerful than 200 desktop computers."

India will have 70 supercomputers by 2022 to help in research: report

May 25, 2015 8:27 am

The super computer will help India do research in different fields ranging from climate, defence and other areas