Gallery: World’s Most Powerful Climate Change Supercomputer Switches on...


This week the world’s most powerful climate change supercomputer switched on at the National Center for Atmospheric Research‘s Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC). The 1.5-petaflop IBM supercomputer known as Yellowstone will be used to study everything from atmospheric disturbances to subterranean faults. It is hoped that the results will help improve predictions of tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, droughts, and other natural disasters.

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