Computer designers are rethinking nearly everything in their quest to develop systems capable of exaflops-speed calculations.
Scientific simulations at the exascale will generate huge amounts of data that researchers will need to assimilate for discoveries.
Studying interactions among the neutrons and protons that comprise nuclei will require exascale computers.
It’ll take the power of a new generation of computers to address a range of issues in basic energy sciences.
Simulating biology from the subcellular to the whole human will require a big-picture view made possible only through exascale computing.
Physicists looking for patterns in the cosmos face a huge challenge in data handling and analysis.
Over the next decade, scientists will require computers that can operate at exaflops speeds, a thousand times faster than today’s best supercomputers.