The new supercomputer behind the US nuclear arsenal

The new supercomputer behind the US nuclear arsenal

The new supercomputer behind the US nuclear arsenal

“Sierra” was just crowned the second-most powerful supercomputer on the planet.

And while most of its peers use their power for climate simulations, astrophysics, and other civilian work, Sierra is purpose-built for an entirely different mission: nuclear weapons.



We took a tour of this massive system, and found out why the US builds supercomputers to support its nuclear arsenal.

 

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By |2018-11-29T09:05:26+00:00Nov 29, 2018|Categories: Computers|

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