Energy awards $28M to 5 supercomputing projects

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Winners will research quantum information science and chemical reactions with clean energy applications.

Biden administration proposes record $171.3B for R&D across civilian agencies

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The proposed sum would come alongside extra funding for research included in the American Jobs Plan.

Next Generation Computing Act proposed to speed U.S. supercomputer development

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The Beyond Exascale Computing Program would provide support for a new generation of supercomputers.

Argonne National Lab adds ‘AI supercomputer,’ boosting work of COVID-19 consortium

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The NVIDIA DGX A100 cluster consists of 24 nodes for 120 petaflops of compute power, making it the fastest "AI supercomputer" at the consortium's disposal.

Air Force wants turn its computers into brains for AI

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The Air Force Research Lab wants insights into how to configure computers to field AI. One idea is to model computer systems after the brain.

New supercomputer will let nuclear security agency do ‘1.5 quintillion calculations per second’

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Imagine a computer that can do 1,500,000,000,000,000,000 calculations every second. It's coming to the Lawrence Livermore National Lab in 2022.