July 8, 2002
Supercomputing suddenly sexy
"The Earth Simulator Project will create a "virtual earth" on a supercomputer to show what the world will look like in the future. This is made possible by a massive increase in processing punch. The Simulator's nearest rival, IBM's ASCI White, clocks up a comparatively modest, but nonetheless impressive, 7 teraflops." More at Wired.com.