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Ankita Katdare
Ankita Katdare • Mar 17, 2012

Use of Supercomputers- From Powering Social Networks To Cancer Research

A look at how national labs in China and the US are using supercomputers to develop new products faster and solve complex challenges.

Super computers are now being used for -
  • Developing better products, like more efficient engines and batteries
  • Developing alternative energy sources
  • Improving the efficiency of existing energy sources
  • Climate research
  • Researching cures for cancer and diseases like the H1N1 virus
Take a look at this short video put up by Nvidia team for people without a computer science degree, to help better understand the power of supercomputers :

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