Computing for a Better World

Dec 17, 2009 |

Hamburg, Germany, is known worldwide for its harbor, its red-light district, the Reeperbahn, and the fresh sea breeze. On December 10, Hamburg added another feature of worldwide interest when an IBM supercomputer devoted to climate research was inaugurated, just in time for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.

The Week in Review

Dec 10, 2009 |

Blue Waters’ expense has some calling for project’s justification; and new German weather system has official launch party. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.