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IBM Along with Nvidia and Mellanox to build Supercomputers

IBM Along with Nvidia and Mellanox to build Supercomputers

The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a $325 million contract to IBM to create two supercomputers that will be more powerful than any existing system in deployment today.

The computers will be based at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, already the sites of massive supercomputers. The two new supercomputers are Summit and Sierra.

Lawrence Livermore Lab officials have announced an agreement with IBM to deliver Sierra that will possess seven times computing power than today's fastest systems.

Volcanic eruptions allowed liquid water to flow on Red Planet’s Surface

Volcanic eruptions allowed liquid water to flow on Red Planet’s Surface

A new study has revealed that volcanic eruptions on Mars might have activated the climate conditions that allowed liquid water to flow and pool on the Red Planet early in its history. This evidence was uncovered by NASA's Curiosity rover, which is exploring the planet's Gale Crater.

The scientists have been wondering for years weather the water on the surface of Mars was transient or if the planet was warm enough early in its history to see seas and oceans on its surface.

Sinkhole Formed In Driveway of Tampa Bay Swallows a Car

Sinkhole Formed In Driveway of Tampa Bay Swallows a Car

A third sinkhole swallowed a car. This sinkhole has been formed in the driveway of a Tampa Bay neighborhood.

Pasco County spokesman Doug Tobin in a statement said that the new hole that opened on Saturday in the front yard of a resident's home is almost 6 feet deep and 10 feet wide.

Parents of Sanfilippo Syndrome Patient Raise Funds for Clinical Trial

Parents of Sanfilippo Syndrome Patient Raise Funds for Clinical Trial

Eliza, daughter of Glenn O'Neill, is suffering from a rare genetic disorder called Sanfilippo syndrome, type A. The disorder can ultimately cause the death of the patient suffering from the painful condition.

In 2013, Eliza was diagnosed with the disorder and now with time, she is losing the ability to speak. Doctors are saying that she will not be able to walk, eat and breathe over time.

Eliza's parents are trying hard to raise an amount of $2.5 million for a clinical trial. The clinical trial is the only way to save her by finding the possible treatment.

Unusual super storms spotted on Uranus

Unusual super storms spotted on Uranus

Eight strong storms have been observed by astronomers, in a two day period, in the northern hemisphere of Uranus. The researchers have analyzed the images, taken by the Voyager-2 spacecraft, to understand the unknown features of the planet. An unusual rotation pattern on the planet has been observed for the first time.

Earlier, Uranus was thought to be a boring planet. But there might be some activities occurring on the planet.

Hubble observes eruption of new storms on Uranus

Hubble observes eruption of new storms on Uranus

The planet Uranus has recently drawn the attention of astronomers as there have been a number of unexplained storms breaking out on the planet. These storms have been observed by the Keck Observatory in Hawaii and also by the Hubble Space Telescope.

Space Agencies Worldwide Get Serious About Lunar Exploration

Space Agencies Worldwide Get Serious About Lunar Exploration

Landing on a comet that is located 317 million miles away from earth is indeed a big success that the European Space Agency has managed to achieve. Getting inspired from this, space agencies worldwide have been revitalizing in their push to active moon exploration.

Decades ago, the US and the former Soviet Union had proved that the moon exploration is very much possible and ever since countries with undeveloped space programs have been working towards achieving such similar goals when it comes to space exploration.

‘The Theory of Everything’: Everything about Stephen Hawking

‘The Theory of Everything’: Everything about Stephen Hawking

British romantic biographical film, 'The Theory of Everything', is based on relationship between English theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife Jane Hawking. Moviegoers, who are planning to go to watch the movie for the science, should drop the idea. Although, story of the movie is based on Stephen Hawking's life, it does include science.

Cassini Probe Measures Depth of Titan’s Ocean

Cassini Probe Measures Depth of Titan’s Ocean

Cassini orbiter of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has taken measurement of a sea of Saturn's moon Titan. According to the measurements, the largest sea on Titan is more than 115 feet deep.

Earlier, while orbiting the sixth planet from the sun, Cassini bounced radar off the sea called Kraken Mare, which showed that the sea has liquid ethane and methane rather than water. Scientists calculated the area by measuring the details of bounced radar signals.

Magnetic Fields Trapped in Meteorite Grains Give Clues about Solar System’s Birth

Magnetic Fields Trapped in Meteorite Grains Give Clues about Solar System’s Birth

The most accurate measurements of magnetic fields trapped in meteorite grains are providing evidence as to how solar system was formed. According to the measurements, the shock waves, a type of propagating disturbance, travelling through dusty gases' cloud around the sun played a major role in solar system's evolution.

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