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‘Olympus’ supercomputer targets energy breakthroughs, with help from some water

The Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash., now has its own supercomputer, named Olympus, after the tallest mountain in Washington state’s Olympic range. The supercomputer has a peak speed of 162 teraflops — providing about as much computing capacity as 20,000 personal computers combined. One unique feature: A water cooling system… Read More