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A Supercomputer’s Final Mission Will Help Us Understand the Universe

Mira is retiring to make room for the fastest supercomputer in the country — but first, it’s finishing its biggest project yet

The petascale Blue Gene/Q supercomputer, Mira, was constructed by IBM for Argonne National Laboratory.

WWhat will soon be America’s fastest supercomputer is expected to log online in 2021. Named Aurora, it will be capable of a quintillion (a…



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