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Chinese supercomputer begins operations


January 20th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) China's Sunway BlueLight supercomputer, which was built with domestically-produced microprocessors and is capable of performing around 1,000 trillion calculations per second, has officially begun operations.The computer ... Read more...

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‘Missing’ element is clue to planet formation


February 25th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study has shown that early in the formation of the Earth, some forms of the element chromium separated and disappeared deep into the planet's core.The finding ... Read more...

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Collision of galaxies ‘formed Andromeda’


November 26th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Astronomers has revealed that Andromeda - the nearest spiral galaxy to the Milky Way- was born when two smaller galaxies collided.An international team, who conducted a computer simulation ... Read more...

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China ramping efforts to become supercomputer superpower


June 1st, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): China is all set to become the world's supercomputing superpower- its Nebulae machine at the National Super Computer Centre in Shenzhen, was ranked second on the biannual Top ... Read more...

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China develops fastest super computer


May 31st, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) China has developed a super computer that runs at more than one quadrillion (one thousand million million) calculations per second, making it the fastest one in the country, ... Read more...

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How bacteria can clear mercury pollution in waterways


October 2nd, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has revealed the key to how bacteria can clear mercury pollution in waterways.Mercury pollution is a persistent problem in the ... Read more...

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