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Intel® Xeon® Phi™ coprocessors accelerate the pace of discovery and innovation

Discovery and the supercomputers behind discoveries are fascinating to me. I remember visiting NASA’s central computing facility for the first time and seeing their Cray supercomputer. I was amazed at the sheer number of wires needed to connect the systems, … Read more >

High Performance Computing (HPC)

First of all, why should we care? The big capability machines are designed not only to do science but also to address a set of problems termed Grand Challenge Problems. A Grand Challenge Problem is simplistically defined as… one that … Read more >