Radioactive materials have long been a part of American history—from the Manhattan Project to the development of nuclear power. The materials central to these innovations are actinides, or elements on the periodic .
Titan Supercomputer, aimed to knock the IBM Sequoia off the top spot at the fastest Supercomputer in the world. Boasts a peak performance of Petaflops with almost Opteron cores in compute nodes, 710 Terabytes of memory inside sqft of floor space.
Titan supercomputer debuts for open scientific research The system is powered by Nvidia GPUs and thought to be one of the two fastest supercomputers in the world. It's capable of making trillion calculations each second.
Titan steals No. 1 spot on supercomputer list The machine, located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, bumps the IBM-based Sequoia system down a notch with its performance of petaflops per second.
It took two years on a supercomputer to simulate microseconds in the life of the HIV capsid, a protein cage that shuttles the HIV virus to the nucleus of a human cell. The simulation offers new insights .