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Columbia Unveils Supercomputer That Will Simulate Birth Of The Universe

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April 23, 1998
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Columbia University
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Physicists at Columbia University have constructed one of the world's fastest supercomputers, one that can perform 400 billion calculations per second to simulate the three-trillion-degree conditions that existed at the birth of the universe, when the components of atomic nuclei boiled free into a ultra-hot plasma.

Machine Capable Of 400 Billion Calculations Per Second To Explore Trillion-Degree Conditions That Existed As Time Began


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