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University Supercomputers Are Science's Unsung Heroes, And The Fastest Yet Is On The Way

9/18/2018 3:16:59 PM

Popular Science -- “The machines are all over subscribed,” Bill Gropp, Illinois CS Professor and director of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, says as work starts for what will be the next, fastest supercomputer, Frontera. Illinois' Blue Waters has been used to do things like model an enormous EF-5 tornado and to produce maps of Alaska.