Supercomputers

'Magic dust' may help develop powerful supercomputers

'Magic dust' may help develop powerful supercomputers

This entirely new design could form the basis of a new type of computer that can solve problems that are currently unsolvable, in diverse fields such as biology, finance or space travel, researchers said.

Sep 26, 2017, 14:30 PM IST

World's first quantum computing machine built in China

The scientists announced their achievement at a press conference at the Shanghai Institute for Advanced Studies of University of Science and Technology of China.

May 03, 2017, 13:44 PM IST
India to get its indigenously-built 'supercomputer' next year!

India to get its indigenously-built 'supercomputer' next year!

The government had in March last year approved the plan of the National Supercomputing Mission, under which 80 supercomputers will be built in the next seven years. 

May 24, 2016, 09:05 AM IST
Future may witness living, breathing Supercomputers: Scientists

Future may witness living, breathing Supercomputers: Scientists

The circuit that has been created appears to be like a road map of a well-planned city as seen from a planet

Mar 02, 2016, 11:56 AM IST

Digitally building a piece of brain

 Scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, have been trying to digitally reconstruct a section of juvenile rat brain.

Oct 09, 2015, 20:51 PM IST

73 'green' supercomputers coming soon to India

 India plans to install 73 'green supercomputers' in the next three years to enable high-performance computing with reduced power consumption, a scientist at the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) said on Friday.

Aug 28, 2015, 19:06 PM IST
Scientists calculate speed of ice formation

Scientists calculate speed of ice formation

For the first time, researchers have directly calculated the rate at which water crystallises into ice in a realistic computer model of water molecules.

Aug 08, 2015, 15:31 PM IST
India to have 70 supercomputers for high-level research by 2022

India to have 70 supercomputers for high-level research by 2022

The Indian government has begun the process of having 70 supercomputers in the country, which will enable research in different fields ranging from climate, defence and other areas, which a normal computer is ill-equipped for.

May 25, 2015, 09:35 AM IST

Neutrino experiment may help explain origin of universe

 Scientists may be one step closer to solving some of the biggest mysteries of the universe as a neutrino experiment in southern China returned promising results.

May 13, 2015, 21:21 PM IST
Govt to install 73 supercomputers across the country: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Govt to install 73 supercomputers across the country: Ravi Shankar Prasad

As part of the initiative to push India's plans to be a world-class computing power, Telecom and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Wednesday that the government will install 73 supercomputers in different parts of the country.

Mar 25, 2015, 21:02 PM IST
China's Tianhe-2 retains fastest supercomputer title

China's Tianhe-2 retains fastest supercomputer title

Tianhe-2, developed by China's National University of Defence Technology, has emerged to be the fastest supercomputer yet again. It retained the top spot as the world's fastest supercomputer, according to a biannual Top500 list of supercomputers released on Monday for the fourth consecutive time.

Nov 17, 2014, 21:41 PM IST

US plans to build world's fastest supercomputers

Another $100 million will further be used to develop extreme scale supercomputing technologies as part of a research and development programme titled FastForward 2.

Nov 15, 2014, 08:35 AM IST

US plans to build world's fastest supercomputers

US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz Friday announced two awards worth $425 million to build two supercomputers three times faster than China's Tianhe-2, the most powerful system in the world, as well as research extreme scale supercomputing technologies.

Nov 15, 2014, 00:30 AM IST
Novel way to trace Sun's long-lost siblings

Novel way to trace Sun's long-lost siblings

A study now reveals that stars which were born together and then dispersed immediately rather than forming a cluster also share similar traits.

Sep 01, 2014, 11:34 AM IST

Diamonds could help make computers faster, more powerful

Researchers have conducted experiment to find the potential of diamond`s potential in computing.

Mar 24, 2014, 14:27 PM IST

Scientists construct largest quantum `circuit board` ever

Researchers have developed the world`s largest quantum circuit board, an advance that will help develop the first quantum computer.

Dec 02, 2013, 16:15 PM IST

China's supercomputer officially becomes operational

China's first supercomputer built with "domestically-produced" microprocessors and capable of performing around one-thousand-trillion calculations per second has become officially operational.

Jan 19, 2012, 22:51 PM IST

With silicon wire, quantum computers closer to reality

World’s thinnest silicon wire, which is just one atom tall and four atoms wide, may play a vital role in developing quantum computers in future.

Jan 06, 2012, 19:07 PM IST

With silicon wire, quantum computers closer to reality

World’s thinnest silicon wire, which is just one atom tall and four atoms wide, may play a vital role in developing quantum computers in future.

Jan 06, 2012, 19:07 PM IST

Coming soon: More powerful supercomputers?

Scientists claim to have created a new optical device small enough to fit millions on a computer chip which could lead to faster, more powerful information processing and supercomputers.

Dec 23, 2011, 19:00 PM IST