An employee walks next to supercomputers at The National Supercomputer Centre in Jinan, Shandong province, on October 17, 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE
An employee walks next to supercomputers at The National Supercomputer Centre in Jinan, Shandong province, on October 17, 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE

US announces plan for new ‘exascale’ supercomputer but timeline may fall behind China’s schedule

  • Project Aurora is a US$500 million Intel-powered system and one of the most expensive computers ever made in the US

An employee walks next to supercomputers at The National Supercomputer Centre in Jinan, Shandong province, on October 17, 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE
An employee walks next to supercomputers at The National Supercomputer Centre in Jinan, Shandong province, on October 17, 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE
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